Alfred is the Founder and Chairman of Wisdom Together, a non-profit association to foster compassion and wisdom by promoting well being and values for a prosperous and sustainable world for everyone. Previously he joined Google's EMEA HQ in Dublin, Ireland, in 2011, consulting International companies on their online marketing and digital strategies. Prior to that he was CEO of Lycos in Boston, Vice President of Bertelsmann online in Asia/Japan and Executive Board Member of Daum Communication in Korea.
His experience as an executive manager in these major blue-chip companies, among others, and working across the globe, has fed into his belief that we are truly living within an interconnected society which motivates his desire to bring about positive global change. Furthermore, recognizing the transformational potential of technology in terms of positively impacting people's lives and their societal well-being, Alfred has instigated a number of projects that support conversations built upon a moral and ethical framework in which technology can be used. Specifically, he initiated several happiness and wellbeing projects within Google and was instrumental in bringing the first Wisdom 2.0 Conference to Europe, which attracted speakers such as Eckhart Tolle & Jon Kabat Zinn.