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Year 2017

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Dirk Ahlborn

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
CEO

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Ahn Dong-Hyun

Korea Capital Market Institute
President

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Ignacio Garcia Alves

Arthur D. Little
Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Bruce Anderson

Global Electronics Industry of IBM
Global Managing Director

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Yoshitaka Aranishi

Toray Industries
General Manager

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Zeti Akhtar Aziz

Former Governor,Central Bank of Malaysia

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Baak Saang Joon

Waseda University
Professor

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Rolf Bachmann

St. Gallen Symposium
Vice President

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KEE-SEUNG(David) BAIK

Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)
President & CEO

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Ban Ki-moon

Former United Nations Secretary-General

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Bark Taeho

Lee&Ko Seoul Global Commerce Institute
President

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Robert Barro

Harvard University
Professor

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Graeme Beardsell

Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific & Japan

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Bruce Bennett

RAND
Senior International/Defense Researcher

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Carl Bildt

Former Prime Minister, Sweden(1991-1994)
Foreign Minister, Sweden

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Fatih Birol

International Energy Agency
Executive Director

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Steven Blockmans

Centre for European Policy Studies
Senior Research Fellow / Head of EU Foreign Policy Unit

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Yann Boquillod

AirVisual
CEO

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Nick Bostrom

Oxford Future of Humanity Institute
Director

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Nick Bradstreet

Savills Asia Pacific
Managing Director

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Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau

MIT Technology Review
Publisher & CEO

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Rutger Bregman

Utopia for Realists
Author

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Mark Bregman

NetApp
CTO

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Arturo Bris

IMD World Competitiveness Center
Director

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Tom Byrne

Korea Society
President

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Chang Dae-Whan

Founder of World Knowledge Forum
Chairman of Maekyung Media Group

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Chang Young-Keun

Korea Aerospace University
Professor

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Chang Tuwon

Hyosung
Vice President (CTO)

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Harry Chemay

Clover.com.au
Co-Founder

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Chey Tae-won

SK
Chairman

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Chi Fulin

China Institute for Reform and Development (CIRD)
President and Chief Researcher

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Cho Byung-je

Korea National Diplomatic Academy
Chancellor

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Cho Kwangsu

Yonsei University
Professor

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Cho Hyun Jae

Gwangju University
Professor

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Cho Hwan-Eik

Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
President & CEO

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Choi Jun Kyun

KAIST
Professor

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Choi Gongpil

KIF Center for Finance and Technology and the Asian Prime Collateral Forum
Director

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Chong Hyon Yong

Macrogen Inc.
CEO

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Chung Bo Ra

ebay korea
CPO

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Hae Kyung Evelyn Chung

Coinplug, Inc.
CMO

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Chung Duck-koo

Former Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy of Korea
Chairman of North East Asia Research (NEAR) Foundation

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Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former U.S. Secretary of State

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Carol Fishman Cohen

iRelaunch
CEO & Co-founder

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Meredith Crowley

University of Cambridge
Faculty

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Bruce Cumings

University of Chicago
Swift Distinguished Professor

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D

Dandapani

Hindu Priest

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Andrew Darwis

Kaskus
Founder and CCO

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David LEE Kuo Chuen

Singapore University of Social Sciences
Professor

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Denis Depoux

Roland Berger
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

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Andreas Dombret

Deutsche Bundesbank
Member of the Board

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Tim Draper

Draper Associates and DFJ
Founding Partner

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Yigal Erlich

Yozma Group
Chairman

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Arda Ermut

Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT)
President

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Jay Eum

Translink Capital
Co-founder & Managing Director

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Rafael Martínez Ferreira

IE Business School
Professor

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Carl Frey

Oxford University
Co-Director and Oxford Martin Citi Fellow

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Fujimoto Mamoru

SBI Holdings
Executive Officer, Head of Blockchain promotion dept.

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Robert Gallucci

US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS
Chairman

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Reinaldo Garcia

GE Power Grid Solutions
CEO

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Jeffrey Godsick

SONY Pictures Motion Picture Group
Executive VP

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Arancha Gonzalez

International Trade Centre
Executive Director

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Stephen Gordon

Clarksons Research
Managing Director

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Nik Gowing

International Broadcaster

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Maria Guadalupe

INSEAD
Professor

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Hahn Sunku

Yonsei University
Professor

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Han Min Koo

Seoul National University
Professor

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David Hanson

Hanson Robotics Limited
Founder and CEO

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Oliver Hart

Harvard University
Professor

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Callum Henderson

Eurasia Group, Global Markets Asia Pacific
Managing Director

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Hans-Martin Henning

Fraunhofer ISE (Institute for Solar Energy Systems)
Director

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Christopher Hill

University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Dean

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Francois Hollande

Former President of France

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Nick Holzherr

Whisk.com
CEO

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Honda Keiko

MIGA, World Bank Group
CEO

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Michael Honda

Former US Congressman

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Hong Daesoon

Ewha Womans University
Professor

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Hori Yoshito

GLOBIS University; GLOBIS Capital Partners
President; Managing Partner

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Hu Weiwei

Mobike
Founder & President

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Hur Kyung-Wook

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
Senior Advisor

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Hwang Seung Ho

Hyundai Motor
Executive Vice President

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Hyun Jung Taik

Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
President

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Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Former President of Estonia

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Tomohiro Inoue

Komazawa University
Associate Professor

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J

Jang Yong Suk

Yonsei University
Professor of Department of Public Administration

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Jang Woongjun

Hyundai Motor Company
Head of ADAS Development Group

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Michael Jarrett

INSEAD
Professor

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Jeon Hongbeom

Infra Lab., Institute of Convergence Technology, KT
Executive Vice President

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Donald Johnston

Former Secretary-General of the OECD
Consultant Lawyer

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Milo Jones

IE Business School
Professor

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Henry Joo

Mercedes-Benz Korea
Director of Business Innovation

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Jerry Jordan

Former Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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Dong Jun

THTI Holdings Co., Ltd.
Board Chairman

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Hoon Jung

Data analytics and Business Intelligence, Hana Institute of Finance
General Director

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K

Menas C. Kafatos

Chapman University
Professor

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Shoeb Kagda

Globe Asia Magazine
Chief Editor

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Kang Youngchul

KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Prefessor

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Jason Kang

Illumina Korea
CEO

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Kang Tae Young

POSCO Research Institute
President

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Kazuyuki Motohashi

University of Tokyo
Professor

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William Kim

AllSaints
CEO

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Kim Heungkyu

Ajou University
Professor

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Kim Seungjoo

Graduate School of Information Security, Korea University
Professor, Department of Cyber Defense

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Han J. Kim

Altos Ventures
Managing Director and Co-Founder

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Kim Young Joon

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Partner, Representative Foreign Legal Consultant

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Kim DoHoon

Kyunghee University
Professor

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Kim Byoung Soo

Robotis Ltd.
CEO

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Kim Kyoung Hyeok

Samsung Heavy Industries
EVP and Head of Marketing Division

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Choong-soo Kim

Governor of Bank of Korea (2010-2014)

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Kim Sung-han

Korea University
Professor

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Kim InChul

Sungkyunkwan University
Professor Emeritus

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Kim Yonghwan

Seoul National University
chair of the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering

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Kim Jung Ha

Kookmin University
Professor

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Bowon Kim

KAIST
Associate Vice President of the Office of Planning and Budget

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Kim Byoung Yoon

KAIST
Director of Institute of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Physics

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Kim Sohee

Kim Sohee Trend Lab
CEO

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Kim Tai-Yoo

Seoul National University
Professor of Economics at the Department of Industrial Engineering

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Chang-Beom KIM

Curriculum Vitae of Ambassador

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Kwang-ho KIm

Natioanl Security Research Institute
Former President

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Tsuneo Kita

Nikkei
Chairman

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Mari Kiviniemi

OECD
Deputy Secretary-General

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Bruce Klingner

The Heritage Foundation
Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia

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JP Kloppers

BrandsEye
CEO

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Urho Konttori

Varjo Technologies
CEO

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Koo Sunggy

Samsung Electronics
VP, Smart Appliances & Home IoT, Digital Appliance

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Robert Koopman

World Trade Organization
Chief Economist

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Omer Krieger

Stratasys Asia Pacific
President

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Kwon Do Youp

Former Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs.

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Lee Daeyeol

Yale School of Medicine
Professor

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Christian Lee

WeWork Asia
Managing Director

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Lee Jeong-Dong

Seoul National University
Professor

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Jenna Lee

AIM
Founder and CEO

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Lee Jung-Hoon

Yonsei University
Professor

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John Lee

Meritz Asset Management
CEO

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Lee Hye Min

G20
Sherpa

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Lee Jong-Wha

Korea University
Professor

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David Yong-Duk Lee

NVIDIA KOREA
General Manager

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Lee Min Seob

Eone Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC)
CEO

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Lee Tai Sik

Hanyang University
Professor

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Lee Young-Seak

Chungnam National University
Professor

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Lee Hakku

KTB Asset Management
Executive Vice President

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Lee Hee-sung

Knight Frank Korea
CEO

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Enrico Letta

Former Prime Minister of Italy

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Richard B. Levin

Polsinelli PC
Chairman Financial Services Technology (FinTech) and Regulation Practice

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Antony Lewis

R3
Director of Research

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Towia A. Libermann

Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor

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Mark Lippert

United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea(2014~2017)

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Hod Lipson

Columbia University
Professor

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Jack C. Liu

OKLink
Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer

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Liu Zhen

Tsinghua University
Professor

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Linda Liukas


Author of ′Hello Ruby′

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Lily Lyu

CCTV
Anchor

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Damian Madden

Woolmark Company
Global Digital Manager

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Durga Prasad Malladi

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Engineering

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Christian Mancini

Savills Asia Pacific
Chief Executive Officer

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Danny Manu

Mymanu
Founder & CEO

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Brian Markwalter

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
Senior Vice President

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Takaaki Marumo

Nissan
Senior Vice President, Product Planning for Asia and Oceania

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Scott A. Mather

PIMCO
CIO U.S. Core

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Lukas May

TransferWise
Head of Banking

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Jim McIlvenny

Dow
President, Asia Pacific

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Robert C. Merton

MIT Sloan School of Management/ Dimensional Fund Advisors
Distinguished Professor of Finance/Resident Scientist

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Judith Miller

Commentator of Fox News
Fellow of Manhattan Institute

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Thierry de Montbrial

French Institute of International Relations(Ifri)
Executive Chairman

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Kyung-Won Na

Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

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Yoshino Naoyuki

Asian Development Bank Institute
Dean

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Hubert Neiss

IMF′s Asian and Pacific Department
Former Director

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Yuki Nishio

Harvest Global Investments Limited
Vice President

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Tetsuo Ochi


Managing Director, CEO, MCP

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Paul Oh

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Professor, Unmanned Aerial System

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Oh Suktae

Société Générale based in Seoul
Chief Korea Economist

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Olivia Onderdonk

Deputy Executive Director
NewCities Foundation

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Paik Keun-Wook

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Senior Research Fellow

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Ana Palacio

Council of State of Spain
former Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Gian Paolo Bassi

Solidworks
CEO

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Park Cheol Hee

Seoul National University
Director of Graduate School of International Studies

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Park Sangook

Soongsil University
Professor

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Park Seung-Yong

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group
Executive VP, Chief Marketing Officer

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Park Jee-Hyeong

Seoul National University
Professor

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Park In-kook

Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies
President

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Park Chong Rae

Professor, Seoul National University
Editor of CARBON

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Jean-Vincent Placé


Former Minister for Government Reform and Simplification of France

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Jonathan Pollack

Brookings Institution
Senior Fellow

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Reince Priebus

Former White House Chief of Staff (2017)
Chairman of the Republican National Committee (2011-2017)

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Professor Einstein™ (Robot)

Hanson Robotics

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Qing Sude

China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT)
Senior Engineer

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R

Randall R. Rader

Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Professor, The George Washington University

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Nirmala Rao

Asian University for Women
Vice Chancellor

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Rhee Jaehoon

Gyeongbuk Techno Park
President

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Ian Robertson

Trinity College Dublin
Professor

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John Rodriguez

Confido Advisors
CEO & Founder

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John Rogers

Local Motors
CEO

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Henk Rogers

The Blue Planet Foundation
Chairman

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Tamer Saka

Kibar Group
Chief Executive Officer

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Gary Samore

Harvard Belfer Center
Executive Director for Research

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Mathis Schulte

HEC Paris
Associate Professor

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Seo Jungjin

Celltrion
Chairman

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Dillon Seo

VoleR Creative
CEO

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Seo Jeongmin

Head of Dept. of Middle East & African Studies(HUFS)
Professor

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Peter Sharp

Taubman Asia
President

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Amnon Shashua

CEO & CTO of Mobileye
Senior Vice President of Intel Corporation

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Mordechai Sheves

Weizmann Institute of Science
Vice President of The Weizmann Institute of Science

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Kathryn Shih

UBS
President of Asia Pacific and a Member of the UBS Group Executive Board

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Shim Youngtack

IP Law at Seoul National University
Professor

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Shim Junbo

BlackPearl Security
CTO

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Shin Jaiwon

NASA
Associate Administrator for Aeronautics

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Shin Kak-Soo

Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Shin Sung-Chul

KAIST
President

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Carmen Simon

Memzy
Cognitive Neuroscientist

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Tim Smith

Chief Representative for North Asia of Maersk Group
Chairman of Maersk China Ltd.

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Scott Snyder

Council on Foreign Relations
Senior Fellow

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Young Sohn

President and Chief Strategy Officer,Samsung Electronics
Chairman of the Board, Harman International

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Song Young Gil

The Presidential Committee on Northern Economic Cooperation
Chairperson

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Song SK

FutureRobot
CEO

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Song Kyungjin

Institute for Global Economics (IGE)
President

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Sophia (Robot)

Hanson Robotics

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Mark Stabile

INSEAD
Professor

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Michael Stirling

Stirling Infrastructure Partners
Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of Editorial Board

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Sugiura Tomio

Sugiura Machinery Design Office
CEO and CTO

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Suh Jeong-in

Mission of the Republic of Korea to ASEAN
Ambassador

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Suh Suk-Hwan

POSTECH
Professor and Founding Dean of Graduate School of Engineering Mastership

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Sung Nak-in

Seoul National University
President

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Cliff Tan

Global Markets Research of The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd,
East Asian Head

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Yiombi Thona

Gwangju University
Professor

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Yu Tiejun

The Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University
Vice President

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Tsukasa Jonen

Audit & Analysis Co.
Japanese Economist

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Beat Ulrich

St. Gallen Foundation & St.Gallen Symposium
CEO

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Abel Kiwoong Um

Law Firm Mundus Apertus
Managing Partner

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Hunter S. URM

Head of DSME R&D Institute, DSME
Executive Vice President

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Wilfried Vancraen

Materialise
CEO

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W

Ingo Walter

New York University Stern School of Business
Professor Emeritus of Finance

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Wang Jisi

The Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University
President

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Randy Williams

Keiretsu Forum
Founder & CEO

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Michele Wucker

′Gray Rhino′
Author

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Xu Jinghong

Tsinghua Holdings Co Ltd.
Chairman

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Xu Chenggang

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Professor

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Phil S. Yang

TK Net and CKT Development
Chairman

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Hon S. Yi

Tytus3D
Co-Founder and VP

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Yoo Janghee

Maeil Business Newspaper
Executive Advisor

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Yoo Il-ho

Former Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs

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Yoon, Young-kwan

Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, ROK

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Yoon Yoonjin

KAIST
Professor

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YU Jianlong

China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)
Secretary General

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Yun Byung-se

Former Foreign Minister of Korea

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Zhai Xin

Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
Associate Professor

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Zhang Ya-Qin

Baidu
President

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Zhang Tuosheng

China Foundation for International and Strategic Studies
Senior Fellow and Chairman of the Academic Committee

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Zheng Yuhuang

Tsinghua University
Professor

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Vicki Zhou

WiseBanyan
Co-Founder

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Zhu Feng

Institute of International Studies in Nanjing University
Director

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