Simon Schnetzer – the “5-Premium Speakers Questions”

20. August 2019 – Melanie Hübner

He combines keynotes with innovative participation formats like future-designer-workshops, innovation-sprints or future-barcamps, thus turning employees into the primary source of innovation. Simon has a Master’s degree in economics and worked for United Nations across the globe before he became a youth researcher and speaker.

In his hometown he runs a coworking space called Gründervilla – promoting startup-culture and to provide founders and visionaries with a platform. Let yourself be amazed: with surprising insights, eye-opening storytelling and clever simulations.

What are the core subjects of your keynote speeches?

Simon Schnetzer:

How to excite the young generation GenZ. GenY. Millennials. Learn the beat of the young generation to excite GenY and GenZ as an employer, for themes or for brands. Leadership Update: leading and motivating GenZ and GenY. Essential skills & insights for people leading and organizations employing GenY and GenZ. Better motivation, retention and engagement. Cocreating the future with GenZ. Strategy-Lab for challenges with young target groups. Get genius concepts, an engaged community and WOW.

Which audience or which branch do you reach with your speech?

Simon Schnetzer:

My target audience: companies, organizations and cities that want to attract, excite and retain young people.

Why are you a Premium Speaker? Where do you get your insights from?

Simon Schnetzer:

Simon Schnetzer is one of the leading experts in German speaking Europe for GenZ and GenY. The youth researcher understands Generation Z & Y like nobody else and develops as an innovation trainer powerful solutions for any challenge.

What will be in the future? Does 'time' play an important role in your work?

Simon Schnetzer:

Working with GenZ, GenY and Generation Alpha, the major future topics are: digitalisation and demographic change. Digitalisation is the number one driving force for social change with an impact on all aspects of life & work. Demographic change results in ever increasing competition among companies, organizations and regions to attract and retain young people.

What is your life motto? What would you like to give your listeners on the way?

"Creating the future we want with GenZ and GenY #newwork #digitalisation #leadership #consumption"

Simon Schnetzer

Youth Researcher, Expert Gen Y, Z & Alpha