Antonio Paraíso studied International Trade in London and Luxury Brand Management in Madrid. After a successful career in large companies, Antonio Paraíso started his own business in consulting, training executives, business school teaching and public speaking. Throughout the years Antonio Paraíso has developed expertise in luxury marketing, sales, innovation and international trade. We talked to him about his vast experience as a business speaker and brand consultant and learned what luxury brands can teach us about successful brand management in general.
Prof. Dr Felicitas Morhart from the University of Lausanne is Professor of Marketing at the Department of Economics. Although she never intended to pursue an academic career, the right doors opened for her during her studies, as she tells us. Prof. Dr. Felicitas Morhart teaches mainly in the field of branding with a focus on luxury brands and is also the founder of the Swiss Center for Luxury Research. We talked to her about her work in the field of luxury brands, learned about the importance of branding in the luxury sector – and whether the pandemic has changed that.