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2011 speakers
Theme : The New Economic Crisis: Reforming Global Leadership & Asia's Challenge
  • Gordon Brown, Member of the Parliament of UK
  • Larry Summers, Professor of Harvard University
  • Sarah Palin, Politician of United States of America
  • Michael Sandel, Professor of Harvard University
  • Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of WPP
  • Nishida Atsutoshi, Chairman of Toshiba
  • Amy Chua, Professor of Yale University
  • Tom Albanese, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto
2010 speakers
Theme : One Asia Momentum, G20 Leadership & Creatinnovation
  • Tony Blair, Former prime minister of the United Kingdom
  • Yukio Hatoyama, Former prime minister of Japan
  • Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder & CEO
  • Nouriel Roubini, Professor of NYU Stern Business School
  • Paul Krugman, Professor of Princeton University
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks Animation SKG
  • Niall Ferguson, Professor of Harvard University
  • Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson
  • Donald Trump Jr., Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization
2009 speakers
Theme : One Asia: New Economic Order & Recovery
  • George W. Bush, The 43rd President of the United States of America
  • Gary Hamel, Professor of London Business School
  • Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Chairman of Nestle S.A.
  • Paul Krugman, 2008 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • Biz Stone, Co-founder of Twitter
  • Jack & Suzy Welch, Former CEO of GE & Columnist
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Author of 'The Black Swan
  • Jim Rogers, CEO of Rogers Holdings
2008 speakers
Theme : Collabonomics & Greater Asia
  • Michael Porter, Professor of Harvard University
  • Richard Branson,Virgin Group Founder & CEO
  • Eric Maskin, 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • John Howard, Former Prime Minister of Australia
  • Richard Levin, President of Yale University
  • Robert Polet, CEO of Gucci Group
  • Jack Trout, Author of ‘Positioning’
2007 speakers
Theme : Wealth Creation and Asia
  • Colin Powell, Former Secretary of State, USA
  • Alan Greenspan, Former Chairman of Federal Reserve Board
  • Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • Tom Peters, Chairman of Tom Peters Company
  • Philip Rosedale, Founder of Linden Lab
  • Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President & Chief Internet Evangelist of Google Inc.
  • Rolf Jensen, Chief Imagination Officer of Dream Company Inc.
  • Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson
  • Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered Bank
2006 speakers
Theme : Creative Economy
  • George Soros, Chairman of Soros Fund Management
  • Thomas C. Schelling, 2005 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • Shelly Lazarus, Chairman and CEO of Ogilvy & Mather
  • Jacques Attali, President of PlaNet Finance
  • Craig Mundie, Chief Research and Strategy officer, Microsoft Corporation

  • Leon Brittan, Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank
  • Alan Eustace, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Research of Google
  • Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Harvard University
2005 speakers
Theme : Creativity and Collaboration: Foundation for the New Era
  • Jack Welch, fomer Chairman of GE
  • Edward Prescott, 2004 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • Robert Kagan, Professor of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

  • Paul Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm
  • Kevan Watts, Country Head (India) of Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Ralph Parks, Chairman of JP Morgan Asia
  • LOO Choon Yong, Executive Chairman of Raffles Medical Group,Ltd. Singarpore
  • Steve Ellis, CEO of Bain & Company
2004 speakers
Theme : Partnership for Renewed Growth
  • Carly S. Fiorina, former Chairman of HP
  • Mori Yoshiro, Former Prime Minister of Japan
  • Paul Kennedy, Professor of Yale University
  • Robert A. Mundell, 1999 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • Kim Dae-jung, former President, Republic of Korea
  • Gianni De Michelis, former Deputy Prime Minister of Italy
  • John Donahoe, Director of Bain & Company
  • Pierre-Jean Everaert, Chairman of InBev
2003 speakers
Theme : Creating a New World Order and Economy
  • Martin Feldstein, Former Chairman of U.S. President's Council of Economic Advisers
  • Jim Collins, Author of 'Good to Great'
  • Francis Fukuyama, Professor of Johns Hopkins University
  • Robin Buchanan, Dean of London Business School
  • Ohmae Kenichi, President & CEO of Business Breakthrough, Inc.
  • Edith Cresson,Former Prime Minister
  • Edwin J, Feulner, President of The Heritage Foundation
  • John J. Fernandes, President & CEO of The Association to Advance Collegiate
2002 speakers
Theme : Knowledge in a World of Risk: A Compass towards New Prosperity
  • Larry Ellison, Chairman and CEO of Oracle Corporation
  • Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics
  • Philip Kotler, Distinguished Professor of Northwestern University

  • Stephen R. Covey, Author of 'The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People'
  • Orit Gadiesh, Chairman of Bain & Company
  • David Johnston, President of University of Waterloo
  • John Ridding, CEO of Financial Times
2001 speakers
Theme : Drawing the Roadmap for Knowledge Economy and Global Prosperity
  • Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft Corporation
  • Supachai Panitchpakdi, Director-General of WTO
  • Paul Krugman, Professor of Princeton University
  • Yves Doz, Timken Chaired Professor of INSEAD
  • Nagao Makoto, President of Kyoto Univ.
  • Lindiwe Hendricks, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, South Africa
  • Bjorn Stigson, President of WBCSD
  • Ashok Soota, Chairman and CEO of MindTree Consulting Pvt Ltd
2000 speakers
Theme : Shaping the New Millennium with Knowledge
  • Lester Thurow, Professor of MIT
  • Paul Romer, Professor of Stanford University
  • Donald Johnston, Secretary General of OECD
  • Heinrich Rohrer, 1986 Nobel Laureate in Physics
  • Rajat Gupta, Managing Director Worldwide of McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Robert Davis, CEO of Lycos, Inc.
  • Thomas Andersson, President of IKED
  • Phillip Melchior, Managing Director of Reuters
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