Christine R. Dunton-Tinnus is founder and owner of CREATETALENT.
She leads CREATETALENT's mission and efforts to connect the academic with the corporate world to make a positive difference for young talents. Christine develops the strategies and service portfolio, advocates for the mission, and helps set the overall direction of CREATETALENT.
In 2007, she founded her own firm in Germany and currently acts as Director Europe for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE).
Before founding her own firm, Christine spent 5 years at Daimler AG where she managed the procurement sector for the companies global travel program, consultancy services and executive development programs. Prior to this, she worked for 3 years as the Product Manager for South East Asia, Spain, Canada and South/Latin America at airtours international in Frankfurt/Germany, the TUI AG Group luxury and premium segment.
The CREATETALENT office is located near Sophia-Antipolis in France, the largest European science and technology park often referred to as "the European Silicon Valley".
Sriram Nair - India
Student, SKEMA Business School - Campus Sophia-Antipolis, France
Sriram holds a degree in automobile engineering and is a current Master's degree student in international business. He is fluent in English, French and Hindi.
Gero von Götz - Germany
Vice President Key Account Management Corporates, Lufthansa AG/Star Alliance
Gero oversees the corporate contracting sector for the German domestic market and for global corporate contracts. Prior to his position as Vice President Key Account Management Corporates he has held several leadership positions at Lufthansa amongst others as Managing Director at Lufthansa Systems focusing on IT Solutions and Services for the Aviation Industry and CIO for large corporations. Gero holds a Master's degree in Economics. He is fluent in English and German.
Sabah Kahoul - France
Head of Travel and Mice at Xchanging Procurement Services
Until January 2011 Sabah managed the travel procurement sector at Microsoft for the countries France, Germany, Benelux, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and South Africa which included the organizational alignment across 9 EMEA subsidiaries. She holds an Executive MBA in Procurement Management and Engineering from EMLV - École de Management Léonard de Vinci, France and a Master's degree in English and Economics from the University of Algiers, Algeria. She is fluent in Arabic, English and French.
Michael Casati - Switzerland
Vice President Logistics and Head of Travel & Event Management, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
Michael leads the Travel and Events department at Swiss Reinsurance. Prior to working for Swiss Reinsurance he founded TraXess AG and acted as the CEO. He is fluent in English, German and Swiss German.
Jean-Michel Kadaner - Belgium
CEO & Founder, Key Corporate Solutions
Jean-Michel is an expert in Travel Supply Chain and Suppliers Relationship Optimization. Prior to founding his own company he worked for some of the largest Telecom Multinational Companies such ITT and Alcatel. He is a part time professor at the EIPM (European Institute of Purchasing Management) in Geneva and has held regular seminars at HEC - executive education programs ranked #1 worldwide by the Financial Times - in Paris. Jean-Michel holds a MSM degree in Purchasing Management from the UFCIA in Antwerp and studied Law at the University of Brussels. He is fluent in English, Flemish, French and German.
Henk-Jan van Alphen - Netherlands
Henk-Jan is a scenario planner at FutureConsult. He helps organizations explore their long term future using future scenarios. In addition, he holds master classes at Erasmus University in the Netherlands on scenario thinking and implementation of different scenerio planning techniques. Prior to working at FutureConsult Henk-Jan obtained a Master's degree in social research from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the University of North Carolina. He is fluent in English and Dutch.
Meet the Advisory Council
The Advisory Council, a group of industry and cross-functional experts, convenes regularly to provide volunteer guidance to the CREATETALENT leadership in alignment with the overall mission of the organization. Click on pictures to view bios.