Speakers Of 2019

2019

  • Niklas Östberg

    Delivery Hero
    Founder and CEO

  • Samuel Ahn

    Hyperconnect
    CEO and co-founder

  • Ahn Ho-Young

    University of North Korean Studies
    President

  • Ahn Chung-yong

    Chung-Ang University
    Professor

  • Esko Aho

    The 37th Prime Minister of Finland

  • Bruce Anderson

    Global Electronics Industry of IBM
    Global Managing Director

  • Robbie Antonio

    Revolution Precrafted
    Founder and CEO

  • Hidetaka Aoki

    Global Brain Corporation
    Partner in charge of Space & Robotics

  • Richard Baldwin

    Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva
    Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the policy portal VoxEU.org

  • Ban Ki-moon

    The 8th Secretary General of the United Nations/ Co-Chair of the World Knowledge
    Chairman of the National Council on Climate and Air Quality(NCCA)

  • Eric Benhamou

    BGV
    Founder & General Partner

  • Fatih Birol

    International Energy Agency
    Executive Director

  • Olivier Blum

    Schneider Electric
    Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Robert C. Bordone

    Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program
    Founder

  • Sujoy Bose

    National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India
    CEO

  • Tom Bossert

    Former Homeland Security Advisor

  • Nick Bostrom

    Oxford Future of Humanity Institute
    Director

  • Vincent K. Brooks

    United Nations and all U.S. Forces in Korea
    Retired Four-Star General

  • Richard Browning

    Gravity Industries
    Founder and Chief Test Pilot

  • Vitalik Buterin

    Ethereum
    Co-Founder and Inventor

  • Thomas J. Byrne

    Korea Society
    CEO

  • Antoine Calendrier

    Edelman
    Head of Reputation, North Asia

  • Richard Cantor

    Moody′s Investors Service
    Chief Credit Officer

  • Cao Xiaohui

    Managing Director, Fosun Group
    Executive President, Fosun Automation and Robotics Group

  • Mario Capizzani

    IESE Business School
    Professor

  • Federico Casalegno

    Samsung Electronics, Head of Samsung Design Innovation Center
    SVP

  • James Cathey

    Qualcomm Technologies
    SVP & President of Global Business

  • Håkan Cervell

    Ericsson-LG
    CEO

  • Victor Cha

    CSIS
    Senior Adviser and Korea Chair

  • Cha Sang Kyun

    Seoul National University
    Founding Director of Big Data Institute

  • John Chambers

    NYU Stern School of Business
    Professor

  • Chang Dae-Whan

    Founder of World Knowledge Forum
    Chairman of Maekyung Media Group

  • Chang Hong Sung

    SK Telecom IOT/Data Biz Division
    EVP

  • Steve Chen

    Co-Founder of Youtube
    EIR of Google Ventures

  • Jack Ting-Ju Chiang

    Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
    Professor

  • Cho Yongsung

    KEEI
    President

  • Choi Wonsik

    McKinsey & Company’s Korea office
    Senior Partner

  • Choi Seunghyuk

    McKinsey & Company’s Korea office
    Partner

  • Chung Byung-Hoon

    D.STREET
    CEO

  • Euihae Cecilia Chung

    Presidential Committee on New Southern Policy
    Policy Coordinator

  • Karen Chupka

    Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
    EVP

  • Alliott Cole

    Octopus Ventures
    CEO

  • Gary Davis

    McAfee
    Chief Consumer Security Evangelist

  • Thierry de Montbrial

    French Institute of International Relations(Ifri)
    Chairman

  • Doranda Doo

    iFLYTEK
    Senior Vice President

  • Rajeev Dubey

    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
    Group President

  • Brian Duperreault

    AIG
    President & CEO

  • Gabriel Dye

    Freelance Model and MC

  • John Patrick Ellis

    C88 Financial Technologies (Group)
    Founder and CEO

  • Markus Engelberger

    Creative Tribe
    Founder and Artist

  • Eum Kyungsoon

    IBM Korea
    CTO

  • Yigal Erlich

    Yozma Group
    Chairman

  • Alexandra Ettlin

    St. Gallen Symposium
    Vice President

  • Jay Eum

    Translink Capital
    Co-Founder & Managing Director

  • Niall Ferguson

    Harvard University
    Senior Fellow

  • Paul Ferrarese

    Whitehaven Asset Management
    Senior Partner

  • Rafael Ferreira

    IE Business School
    Professor

  • Edwin Feulner

    Heritage Foundation
    President

  • Pierre-Etienne Franc

    Air Liquide
    Vice President

  • Herman Franssen

    Energy Intelligence Group
    Executive Director

  • Carl Frey

    Martin School, Oxford University
    Professor

  • Fu Sheng

    Cheetah Mobile
    Founder and CEO

  • Ignacio Garcia Alves

    Arthur D. Little(ADL)
    Chairman & CEO

  • Frédéric Godart

    HEC Paris
    Professor

  • Sang Han

    Cento Ventures
    Partner

  • Han Sung Joo

    Professor Emeritus, Korea University
    Chairman, Asan Institute for Policy Studies

  • Herbjorn Hansson

    Nordic American Tankers Ltd.
    Chairman

  • Dinh Thi Tam Hien

    Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    Investment Counsellor

  • Michael Hodin

    CEO, The Global Coalition on Aging
    Managing Partner, High Lantern Group

  • François Hollande

    The 24th President of the French Republic

  • Hong Daesoon

    Global Institute for Strategy & Policy
    President

  • Hong Seung Ho

    Hanyang University
    Professor

  • Thai Huong

    TH Group
    Founder and Chairman of Strategy Committee

  • Hwang Chang-Gyu

    KT
    CEO

  • Tim Hwang

    FiscalNote
    Founder and CEO

  • Robert Ilatov

    Knesset for Yisrael Beiteinu
    Member

  • Motoshige Itoh

    Gakushuin University
    Professor of International Social Sciences

  • Thanasorn Jaidee

    True Digital Park
    President

  • Kriti Jain

    IE Business School
    Professor

  • Jang Gyeong-deok

    Maeil Business Newspaper
    Chief Editorial Writer & Columnist

  • Jang Dong Hun

    Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
    Chief Investment Officer

  • Jia Qingguo

    School of International Studies of Peking University
    Professor and former Dean

  • Jia Jiang

    Author of ′Rejection Proof′
    Founder & CEO of Wuju Learning

  • Donald Johnston

    OECD
    The 4th Secretary-General

  • James L. Jones

    The 22nd United States National Security Advisor
    Founder and President of Jones Group International

  • Randall Jones

    OECD
    Former Head of the Korea/Japan Desk

  • Joo Hyung Chul

    Chairman of Presidential Committee on New Southern Policy

  • Jae Jung

    McKinsey & Company
    Partner

  • Jung Hoon

    Hana Institute of Finance
    General Director of Data Science

  • Bruce Kasman

    J.P. Morgan
    Managing Director and the Chief Economist

  • Taiyo Kawai

    Toyota Motor Corporation
    Project General Manager, R&D and Engineering Management Division, Advanced R&D and Engineering Company

  • Andrew Kim

    Former Head of CIA’s Korea Mission Center

  • Kim Tae hyung

    Urban Space Improvement Bureau in Seoul
    Architect, Director-General

  • Kim Sungjoo

    National Pension Service (NPS)
    Chairman and CEO

  • Kim Young-Mok

    Grace & Mercy Foundation, Korea
    President

  • Byung-Yeon Kim

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Kim Sooyeon

    IBM Korea GBS
    Associate Partner, AI & Analytics Consulting/Implementation Service Leader

  • Kim Hyungsik

    Qraft Technologies
    CEO

  • Kim Seiyong

    SH Corporation
    Chairman

  • Anthony Kim

    The Heritage Foundation
    Senior Policy Analyst

  • Kim Seok-hwan

    Yes24
    CEO

  • Kim Yeong-jun


    Architect

  • Kim Won-soo

    Former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations

  • Kim Yura

    YouTube Channel ′Korea Grandma′
    Creator

  • Kim Kiseon

    GIST
    President

  • Kim Bongjin

    Woowa Brothers
    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Kim Sang Hyup

    Sustainable Development Research Center, KAIST
    Director

  • Han Kim

    Altos Ventures
    Co-Founding Managing Director

  • James Kim

    AMCHAM Korea
    Chairman & CEO

  • Eugene Kim

    SparkLabs
    Partner

  • Kim Hyoungmin

    H LAB
    Founder and CEO

  • Kim Hongil

    Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs
    Managing Director

  • Timothy King

    Principal Consultant of Babcock International Group
    Author of Managing Data Quality: A practical guide

  • Jean Pierre Kloppers

    BrandsEye
    Group CEO

  • Marc Knapper

    U.S. State Department
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

  • Kono Masamichi

    OECD
    Deputy Secretary-General

  • Koo Sunggy

    Samsung Electronics
    VP, Home IoT

  • Robert Koopman

    WTO(World Trade Organization)
    Chief Economist and Director of the Economic Research and Statistics Division

  • Anatole Krattiger

    Prisma Innovations LLC (Switzerland)
    Founding Partner

  • Kwon Hyuk Soo


    Actor

  • Eric Léger

    Schneider Electric
    Senior Vice President, Global Marketing

  • Reuben Lai

    Grab Financial Group
    Senior Managing Director

  • Alex Lalumiere

    HP’s 3D Printing Category & Alliances in Asia Pacific and Japan
    Director

  • Tom Lawrence

    The Eden Group
    Chairman

  • Daeyeol Lee

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Krieger School of Arts and Science
    Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

  • Yang W. Lee

    Northeastern University
    Professor

  • Lee Sung Jun

    Pensées
    Founder & CEO

  • Lee Soo Man

    SM Entertainment
    Executive Producer

  • Jay Lee

    Distinguished Professor of University of Cincinnati
    Vice Chairman of Foxconn Technology Group

  • Lee Myung Jae

    Yulchon LLC
    Partner

  • Lee Choong Lyol

    Korea University
    Professor

  • Lee Kang-man

    Hanwha
    Vice President

  • Lee Jaehyon

    Asian Institute for Policy Studies
    Senior Fellow

  • Lee Duhee

    LikeLion
    Founder and President

  • Thomas Trikasih Lembong

    Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board
    Chairman

  • Diajeng Lestari

    HIJUP.com
    CEO

  • Li Tiantian

    DXY and DX Doctor
    Founder

  • Roger Li

    Founding & Managing Partner of IPV Capital
    Venture Partner of Greenspring Associates

  • Joshua Lim

    EDB Singapore
    Regional Director

  • Justin Yifu Lin

    National School of Development Peking University
    Professor

  • Gary Liu

    South China Morning Post (SCMP)
    CEO

  • Patrick F. J. van der Loo

    Pfizer Hospital Business Unit
    Regional President

  • Rose Luo

    INSEAD
    Professor

  • Lily Lyu

    CCTV
    Anchor

  • Jack Ma

    Alibaba Group
    Co-founder and Executive Chairman

  • Jo Malone

    Jo Loves
    Founder and Creator

  • Terry Martin

    DW News
    Senior Anchor

  • Julio M. Mayol

    Hospital Clinico San Carlos
    CMO, Chief Medical Officer

  • Kathleen Mitford

    PTC
    Executive Vice President

  • Tom Moffat

    CBRE
    Executive Managing Director-Head of Capital Markets, Asia

  • Mahathir Mohamad

    Malaysia
    Prime Minister

  • Ryan Moon

    Edelman
    Advisor

  • Jan Mrosik

    Siemens Digital Industries
    Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Kieran Murphy

    GE Healthcare
    President & CEO

  • Marie Myers

    UiPath
    CFO

  • Ken Nah

    Hongik University
    Professor

  • Tae Hea Nahm

    Storm Ventures
    Co-Founding Managing Director

  • Ben Nelson

    Minerva
    Founder and CEO

  • Robin Niblett

    Chatham House
    Director

  • Tetsuo Ochi

    MCP Group
    Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer

  • Oh Miyeon

    Atlantic Council
    Director and Senior Fellow

  • Elena Okorochenko

    S&P
    CEO of AP

  • Paik Keun-Wook

    Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
    Senior Research Fellow

  • Park In-Kook

    Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies
    President

  • Park Chung-Gyu

    Seoul National University College of Medicine
    Professor of Department of Microbiology and Immunology

  • Park Soohong

    Bagel Labs
    Founder and CEO

  • Daniel Kyungdeock Park

    KAIST
    Professor

  • Park Mak-rye


    YouTuber

  • Park Chang Ha

    KDB
    Senior Manager

  • Hadi Partovi

    Code.org
    CEO

  • Barry Pavel

    Atlantic Council
    Senior Vice President

  • Fleur Pellerin

    Korelya Capital
    Founder and CEO

  • Silvio Pietroluongo

    Billboard
    Senior Vice President

  • Reince Priebus

    The 27th White House Chief of Staff
    Chairman of the Republican National Committee (2011-2017)

  • Sripriya Ranganathan

    Embassy of India
    Ambassador

  • Alex Rappaport

    Flocabulary
    Co-Founder and CEO

  • Fernando Romero

    FR-EE
    Founder and Director

  • Mike Rosenberg

    IESE Business School
    Professor

  • Kenn Ross

    Minerva
    Managing Director of Asia

  • Nouriel Roubini

    NYU Stern School of Business
    Professor

  • Meeta Roy

    Fashion Institute of Technology
    Professor

  • Todd Ruppert

    Venture Partner of Greenspring Associates
    CEO of Ruppert International

  • Andreas Saari

    Slush
    CEO

  • David Sax

    The Revenge of Analog
    Author

  • Jeffrey J. Schott

    Peterson Institute at International Economics
    Senior Fellow

  • Gudo Shelley


    YouTuber

  • Poornima Shenoy

    THE GAIN
    Co-Founder & CEO

  • Ethan M. Shevach

    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
    Chief of the Cellular Immunology Section

  • Mordechai Sheves

    Weizmann Institute of Science
    Vice President

  • Shin Jang-Sup

    National University of Singapore
    Professor

  • Haku Shinkun

    Member of Japan′s House of Councillors

  • Jasjit Singh

    INSEAD
    Professor

  • Young Sohn

    Samsung Electronics
    President and Chief Strategy Officer

  • Brian Sohn

    T.I.M Solution
    CFO

  • Hong Song

    Institute of World Economic and Politics Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
    Deputy Director General

  • Song Hee Kyoung


    The Co-chair of the National Assembly Forum on the 4th Industrial Revolution

  • Song Kyungjin

    International Cooperation of Innovative Economy
    Chair

  • Srini R Srinivasan

    Chairman & CEO of LUMIUM DESIGN, Inc.
    President-Elect, World Design Organization (WDO)

  • Kathleen Stephens

    The 29th U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea (2008-2011)
    President & CEO of Korea Economic Institute

  • Philip Stevens

    Geneva Network
    Executive Director

  • Kristie Lu Stout

    CNN
    Anchor

  • John Studzinski

    PIMCO
    Vice Chairman

  • Sun Xiansheng

    IEF(International Energy Forum)
    Secretary General

  • Suphajee Suthumpun

    Dusit International Group
    Chief Executive Officer

  • John Talburt

    Acxiom Chair of Information Quality
    Professor of Information Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

  • TAN Kok Yam

    Smart Nation and Digital Government Group in Prime Minister Office, Singapore,
    Deputy Secretary

  • Aaron Tan

    Carro
    Founder and CEO

  • George Tanasijevich

    President and Chief Executive Officer, Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd
    Managing Director – Global Development, Las Vegas Sands Cor

  • Oliver Tonby

    McKinsey & Company, Asia
    Chairman

  • Ivan Tonkikh

    RasonConTrans
    CEO

  • David Urban

    Chair of American Battle Monuments Commission

  • Ott Vatter

    Estonia
    Entrepreneur in Residence

  • Tricia Wang

    Sudden Compass
    Co-founder

  • Richard Wang

    MIT Chief Data Officer and Information Quality (CDOIQ) Program
    Director

  • Wang Wei

    Yili Group
    Vice President

  • Wang Jia Rui

    Vice Chairman, 12th National Committee of the Chinese People′s Political Consultative Conference
    Chairman, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation

  • Michael Witt

    INSEAD
    Professor

  • Jonathan Woetzel

    McKinsey Global Institute
    Director

  • Bob Woodward

    Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist
    Associate Editor of the WP

  • Jerry Yang

    Founder of Yahoo
    Founding Partner of AME Cloud Ventures

  • Hon S. Yi

    Tytus3D
    Co-Founder and VP

  • Daniel Tehyok YI

    Yulchon LLC
    Partner

  • Yi Insill

    President of Korean Economic Association
    Professor of Graduate School of Economics, Sogang Unviersity

  • Yoo Jang-Hee

    Professor Emeritus of Ewha Womans University
    Executive Advisor of Maekyung Media Group

  • Jae S. Yoon

    New York Life Investment Management
    CIO

  • Yu Jeong Joon

    SK E&S
    President & CEO

  • Eric Yuan

    Zoom
    Founder & CEO

  • Joseph Yun

    Former U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy

  • Zhu Feng

    Nanjing University
    Director and Professor for Institute of International Studies