Wolfgang Schaefer is Chief Strategic Officer at SelectNY, one of the world's leading premium brand building networks. He has been building global brand strategies for over 20 years in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific for companies as diverse as PepsiCo, P&G, Unilever, Coty and Nestle. His main expertise lies in prestige brands such as Davidoff, Chopard, Swarovski, Lancaster amongst others. Holding an MA from the University of the Arts Berlin, he is a frequent lecturer at universities and conferences in the US and Europe. JP Kuehlwein is Executive Vice President at Frederic Fekkai, a New York-based prestige salon operator and hair care brand and an Outside Director of Smith & Norbu, a luxury optical frame maker in Hong Kong. He draws on over twenty years of hands-on experience in managing brands at Procter & Gamble across markets in Europe, North America and Asia. He holds degrees in international management and business analysis from the universities of Reutlingen (Germany), Reims (France) and Lancaster (UK).