Thomas Robinson

Lead Strategic Foresight
SBB AG Innovation, Research, and Incubation Hilfikerstrasse, Zurich

Foresight and the early identification of opportunities are crucial for sustainable development. The Head of Foresight and Trends at the Swiss Federal Railways and co-founder of, Tom Robinson grew up in Africa and in the US, spent 14 years in Alaska fishing on the Bering Sea, and did his PhD in Europe with a focus on teamwork and leadership in high-risk environments. The last 15 years has seen him working with executive decision-makers in Swiss corporates at the intersection of customer, strategy and innovation.  He brings a pragmatic and hands-on approach and is an expert in societal trends, the adoption of technology, and customer-driven innovation.

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