ONLINE, 27 – 28th June, 2022

Partner Success Summit

Welcome to the 2022 Partner Success Summit.  After last year’s positive feedback, we are pleased to announce this year’s Summit dates: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June.  Join us for 2 days of packed actions with Simulations, world-known Guest Speakers, Partners’ success stories, and Strategy Tools updates.

Day 1: Fund Manager Simulation

Corporate Venture Capital Version

Monday 27 June from 14:00 to 21:00 CEST

Fund Manager – CVC version

Based on the success of Fund Manager, Strategy Tools developed a version dedicated to Corporate Venture Capital

Dive into the setup of a Corporate Fund, define your Investment Thesis, deploy the fund efficiently and build portfolio value for both your fund and your organization.

Will you be able to find the right balance between financial validations and strategic value creation? Find it out in the most complete CVC simulation in the market

Especially interesting for Partners working with Open Strategies and willing to bridge Corporate, Entrepreneurship, and Investment segments


Day 2: Networking, Welcome, and Guest Speakers

Multiple Tracks: Corporate Transformation, Entrepreneurship, Cluster and Ecosystems, Education

Tuesday 28 June from 13:30 to 19:00 CEST

At Strategy Tools, we focus on two indicators: Client Impact and Partners Success 

This is our path to “change the way we teach and execute strategy”.


Loyal to this approach, we co-designed an action-packed event with our community: 
– 3 exciting client guest speakers who are building impact with Strategy Tools
– 4 panels to exchange and debate on the different Strategy Tools Sectors
– A Business Development track to encourage improved results for H2 2022.
-Networking moment, Celebrations, Fun

Professor Tony O'Driscoll

Duke University

Tony O’Driscoll is the co-author of Everyday Superhero and a professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a Research Fellow at Duke Corporate Education. He was a founding member of IBM Global Services Strategy and Change consulting practice where he consulted at the highest level with business executives on creating competitive advantage in increasingly complex environments. Tony has authored articles in Harvard Business Review, the Financial Times, Strategy and Business and Dialogue. He has published two books on learning and organization performance.

Erick Brenes

Global Life-Centered Hub
Costa Rica

Erick Brenes is a board member of several companies, national and international profit and non profit organizations on ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues, and supervise sustainability projects/programs and will soon publish an open essay on “Decolonizing economic theory”.

He is also the founder of the Mesoamerican Knowledge Lab, Latinamerican Observatory on Sustainable Finance, AVEO Global and advisor to Costa Rice Regenerativa and Amazon Sacred Headwaters.

Marcus Hølland Eikeland

Katapult Accelerator

Marcus is Program Director and Partner at Katapult, one of the world’s leading impact and sustainability investment platforms. Katapult runs accelerator programs and invest in early-stage technology companies that are focused on Ocean, Agri, Food or Climate.

Agenda & Join Links

28th June 2022, 14:00 – 19:00 CEST

Digital doors open at 13:30. Join early for the networking and community.

PART I | 13:30 – 16:00 CEST


Digital doors open

Networking and community


Welcome: Nine Principles for Business Development

Christian Rangen | Strategy Tools, Norway


Costa Rican Cluster Development

Erick Brenes | Global Life-Centered Hub, Costa Rica


Everday Superhero: How You Can Inspire Everyone & Create Real Change at Work

Prof. Tony O’Driscoll | Duke University, USA


How to Design an Accelerator Program for Impact

Marcus Hølland | Katapult, Norway



Part II – Panel Sessions | 16:00-16:50 CEST

Track 1: Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital

Moderated by Nir Melamud | CEO, FreshStart, Israel

Surfing the Rough Seas: Entrepreneurs, Corporates & VCs

Amine Tazi  | Founder & CEO, AT Swiss Ventures, Switzerland
Musstanser Tinauli | Co-founder, Hayk, Norway
Elin Hauge | Consilience Ventures, Norway

 Track 2: Education

Moderated by Enrico Maset | Strategy Tools, Italy

Education: How Strategy Tools Works with Buyers, Faculty and Students

Professor Antonella Martini | Università di Pisa, Italy
Javier Sevilla | Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University, Mexico
Greg Dobrucki | Strategy Consultant, WarGaming Workshops, Poland

Part III – Panel Sessions | 17:00 – 17:50 CEST

Track 1: Corporate Transformation

Moderated by Glenn Tjon, Innovation Strategy, 3H Innovations Group, Panama 

Corporate Innovation: From Showcasing to True Competitive Advantage

Scott Newton | Partner, Thinking Dimensions Global Consulting, Italy
Esther Seidl-Nussbaumer | Head of Corp. Innovation, Sigvaris Group, Switzerland
Eric Braun | Strategic Advisor, Light Line Delivery Corp, USA

Track 2: Cluster Development Panel

Moderated by Roberto Chaverri, Head of LATAM, Engage // Innovate

The Rise of Innovation Superclusters

Claire Barnouin | Executive Director, Monterrey Aerocluster, Mexico
José Ramón Natal | Cluster Manager at Metaindustry4, Spain
Victor Haze | Project Manager, Holland Semiconductors, The Netherlands
Ljubisa Petrovic | Associate Partner, Strategy Tools, The Balkans
Carlos Gallegos | Consultant, Engage // Innovate, Costa Rica

Part IV: Closing Out


Business Development Track

Enrico Maset, Belgium
Scott Newton, Italy
Bulent Kotan, UAE


Celebrations & Networking