Webinar 25 April 2019: Rethinking trust in the digital age

25 April 2019

Ethical Leadership in Business Talks


In the digitalized economy, public trust in the benefits of the digital transformation has been the basis for growth and progress.

However, the public’s trust in digital services and products is constantly being challenged by incidences such as security breaches, identity thefts, black mailing and user profiling by business. Distrust is growing and with it resistance to the ongoing transformation. Now is the time to act and rethink the role of trust in the digital age!

  • Which technology solutions can be developed to rebuild and sustain digital trust?
  • What role do values and ethics play in strengthening trust in the digital economy?
  • Do we need to redefine the concept of trust in the digital age?


Join us for this hour-long webinar on Thursday 25 April at 2pm CET!

You’ll get a good idea of the upcoming conversation on digital trust and the unique experience provided by the Caux Forum Ethical Leadership in Business event 2019.  



To register, please email: ethicalleadership@cauxforum.org


Jowan Österlund
Biotech Entrepreneur
Jowan Österlund is getting under people’s skin, one microchip implant at the time. A body piercer turned biotech entrepreneur, he’s leading commercial biohacking in Sweden with his vision of seamless interaction between humans and technology. It’s an evolution that could shift us from the internet of things to what he’s dubbed “the internet of us”. (photo: Janus Engel)
Barbara Smeltzer
CSR-P, Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives at Salesforce.org
Barb will moderate the session, share her vision on the role of ethics in creating digital trust and explain the uniqueness of the Caux Forum Ethical Leadership experience.
Tom Marshall
Innovation Community Ambassador
Deloitte (Netherlands)
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Tom Marshall is passionate about empowering people to live more meaningful working lives. Since founding Extraordinary Life in 2016, he has inspired thousands of people internationally during his talks and sessions. Audiences and venues have ranged from corporate executives to local communities in Uganda and 5000 students at a stadium in The Netherlands. He also supports Deloitte professionals to harness the benefits of technological innovation in his work as an innovation consultant. In 2018 he received the Rotterdam School of Management Distinguished Alumnus award.
Rainer Gude
Co-Director General
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On 1 April 2020 Rainer Gude became co-Director General of Initiatives of Change (IofC) Switzerland with Stephanie Buri. Rainer started his work with Initiatives of Change International in 2012 by coordinating the relations with the UN and other International Organizations and missions in Geneva. 2018 he took on the role of Strategic Partnerships Manager for Initiatives of Change Switzerland. He holds a Masters in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of Development and International Studies in Geneva. Before joining IofC, he worked several years in the business and NGO sectors.

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