Speakers of 2020

2020

  • Daron Acemoglu ★


    Author of ‘Why Nations Fail’

  • Hyo-joon Ahn

    National Pension Service
    CIO

  • Ho-Young Ahn

    University of North Korean Studies
    President

  • Esko Aho

    The 37th Prime Minister of
    Finland

  • Yuhua An

    SungKyunKwan Graduate School of China
    Professor of Finance

  • Kyunghoon Bae

    LG Sciencepark
    VP, Head of AI Division

  • Eunjeong Bahn

    MATCH, Inc.
    CEO & Founder

  • Richard Baldwin ★

    Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
    Professor

  • Ki-moon Ban

    United Nations
    The 8th Secretary General

  • Junyoung Bang

    Bibimble
    CMO

  • Hyunwoo Bang

    Envisible
    CEO

  • Taeho BARK

    Lee&Ko Global Commerce Institute
    President (Former Trade Minister of Korea)

  • Jim Barry ★

    BlackRock Alternatives Investors(BAI)
    CIO

  • Seth Berkley ★

    Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
    CEO

  • Fatih Birol ★

    International Energy Agency
    Executive Director

  • Christian BLANCKAERT ★

    Former executive Vice President of Hermes
    Consultant in management of luxury brands

  • Arturo Bris ★

    IMD World Competitiveness Center
    Director

  • Changheum Byeon

    Korea Land & Housing Corporation
    CEO

  • Tom Byrne

    The Korea Society
    President

  • Andre Calantzopoulos ★

    Philip Morris International
    CEO

  • Xiaohui Cao ★

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

  • Mevlut Cavusoglu ★

    Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Minister

  • Sang Kyun Cha

    Seoul National University
    Dean of Graduate School of Data Science

  • In Hyok Cha

    CJ OliveNetworks
    CEO

  • Victor Cha ★

    CSIS
    Senior Adviser and Korea Chair

  • Michael Chan ★

    Macquarie infrastructure real assets
    Executive Director

  • Bernard Charlès★

    Dassault Systèmes
    CEO

  • Shinhyung Cho

    CHOHELO A+U
    FOUNDER & CEO

  • Jee Eun Cho

    Lina Korea
    Chief of Staff

  • Young-bin Cho

    Dassault Systèmes Korea
    Managing Director

  • H.S. Cho

    Hyosung Group
    Executive President

  • Kyu-jin Cho

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Dongchul Cho

    KDI School of Public Policy and Management
    Professor

  • Dong-Sung Cho

    The Institute for Industrial Policy Studies
    Chairman of the board

  • SEONG-JIN CHO ★

    Pianist (Awardee)

  • Wonsik Choi

    McKinsey Korea
    Managing Partner

  • J.D. Choi

    Tax Technologies, Inc.
    Founder and CEO

  • Choi Byung-il

    President, Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies
    Professor, Ewha Womans University

  • Woo Jung Choi ★

    SSG.com
    CEO

  • Brian Chow ★

    iMe Entertainment Group
    Founder and CEO

  • Jenny Chu

    Celltrion America
    President

  • Jae Ho Chung

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Wankyo Chung

    Graduate School of Public Health at Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Anthony Couse ★

    JLL
    Asia Pacific CEO

  • Burak Dağlıoğlu ★

    Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey
    President

  • Bruce Daisley ★


    Author of ‘The Joy of Work’

  • Thierry de Montbrial ★

    French Institute of International Relations(IFRI)
    Executive Chairman

  • Abraham Denmark ★

    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    Asia Program Director

  • Paula Dobriansky ★

    United States Department of State
    former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs

  • Tim Draper ★

    Draper Associates and DFJ
    Founding Partner

  • Ben Duncan ★

    CBRE
    President of North Asia

  • María Eizaguirre ★

    IE Business School
    Professor

  • Hakon Ellekjaer ★

    Open Innovation at Wilhelmsen group
    Head of Venture

  • Karel Eloot ★

    McKinsey & Company’s Shenzhen office
    Senior Partner

  • Peter Femfert

    DIE GALERIE
    Founder and President

  • Tony Fernandes ★

    AirAsia Group
    CEO

  • Edwin Feulner ★

    Heritage Foundation
    President and co-Founder

  • Laurence D. Fink ★

    BlackRock
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  • George Friedman

    Geopolitical Futures
    Founder and Chairman

  • James Galbraith ★

    The University of Texas at Austin
    Professor

  • Luca Garavoglia ★

    Campari Group
    Chairman

  • Se Hoon Gihm

    Awesomeray
    CEO

  • Magnus Grimeland

    Antler
    CEO & Founder

  • Lauren Gula ★

    UN Global Compact
    Senior Manager

  • Angel Gurria ★

    OECD
    Secretary-General

  • Umar Hadi

    Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
    Ambassador

  • Shinkun Haku ★

    Member of Japan′s House of
    Councillors

  • Ho Hyeorn Han

    DID Alliance Korea Vice Chairman
    Korea Electronic Signature Forum Vice Chairman

  • Yea Kyung HAN

    Maeil Business Newspaper
    Deputy Editor

  • Sang Han ★

    Cento Ventures
    Partner

  • Joe Haslam ★

    IE Business School
    Executive Director of Owners Scaleup Program

  • Sandor Hau ★

    Korea Finance Society
    Co-Chairman

  • Michael Hodin ★

    Global Coalition on Aging
    CEO

  • Bernard Hoekman ★

    European University Institute
    Professor and Director

  • Daesoon Hong

    Ewha Womans University
    Professor

  • Ihk-pyo Hong

    Member of the National Assembly
    Director of the Institute for Democracy

  • George Hong

    10PPLE
    CEO

  • Hou Yi ★

    Alibaba Group Vice President
    Freshippo President

  • Jaeho Hwang

    Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
    Director, Global Security Cooperation Center

  • Young-Key Hwang

    TCK Investments
    Senior Advisor

  • Arief Imaran★

    SERV
    CEO

  • Mats Isaksson ★

    OECD
    Head of Division, Corporate Governance and Corporate Finance

  • Bask Iyer ★

    VMware
    Chief Information Officer & Chief Digital Transformation Officer

  • Jae S. Yoon ★

    New York Life Investment Management
    CIO

  • KwangHee Jang

    GE Healthcare Korea
    National Territory Leader

  • Dong Ha Jang

    KYOWON Group
    Planning & Management Executive Director

  • Young Hee Jang

    Philip Morris Korea Inc.
    Executive Advisor – Scientific Engagement

  • Jang Dong Hun

    Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
    Chief Investment Officer

  • Jae Kyu Jeong

    Korea Corporate Governance Service (KCGS)
    Senior Researcher

  • Jiang Xiangyang ★

    Bosera Asset Management
    Chairman

  • Xiong Jiantao ★

    China Merchants Securities
    CEO

  • Eric John

    Boeing Korea
    President

  • Jung Yooshin

    Sogang Business School
    Professor

  • Jung Ki-hyun

    Facebook
    Country Director for Korea

  • Rachmat Kaimuddin ★

    Bukalapak
    CEO

  • Hyejin Kang

    McKinsey Korea
    Partner

  • Jean-Noël Kapferer ★

    HEC Paris
    Emeritus Professor

  • Hermawan Kartajaya ★

    MarkPlus
    Founder & Executive Chairman

  • Frederick Kempe ★

    Atlantic Council
    President and CEO

  • Ramesh Kesanupalli ★

    DID Alliance Co-Founder
    Digital Trust CEO

  • Changwon Keum

    3billion, Inc.
    CEO

  • Anthony Kim

    The Heritage Foundation
    Senior Policy Analyst

  • James Kim

    AMCHAM Korea
    Chairman and CEO

  • Hyung-soo Kim

    TreePlanet
    CEO

  • Hee Seok Kim

    Hana Alternative Asset Management
    CEO

  • Jong Yoon Kim

    Yanolja
    CEO of Online Business & Corporate Strategy

  • Kelvin Dongho Kim

    Korea Credit Data (KCD)
    co-founder

  • Taekyoon Kim

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Kim Hongil

    D.CAMP & FRONT1
    Head

  • Jungsang Kim

    Duke University, Professor
    IonQ Inc., Co-Founder & CTO

  • Jonghoon Kim

    HanmiGlobal Co., Ltd.
    CEO

  • Youngbin Kim

    Fount
    Founder & CEO

  • Taehoon Kim

    Rainist
    Founder & CEO

  • Ki-chan Kim

    Catholic University
    Dean of the Business School

  • Hyun Kim

    Superb AI
    CEO & Co-founder

  • Kim Kabsung

    Yonsei Univerisity
    Professor

  • Jeong Won Kim

    Ministry of Science and ICT
    Deputy Minister, Office of ICT Policy

  • Joon Hyung Kim

    Korea National Diplomatic Academy(KNDA)
    Chancellor

  • Eugene Kim

    SparkLabs
    General Partner

  • Saehoon Kim

    Hyundai Motor Group
    Senior Vice President/ Head of Fuel Cell Center

  • Hwang Sik Kim

    The Ho-Am Foundation
    Chairman

  • Donghyun Kim

    Qualcomm
    Staff Engineer

  • Won-soo Kim

    Yonsei University
    Professor

  • Sang-Hyup Kim

    Jeju Research Institute
    President

  • Dae Jin Kim

    Global Entrepreneurs Foundation
    Founder & Honorary President

  • Byung Do Kim

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Hyunsang Kim

    Yonsei University
    Senior Academic Advisor

  • Jeong-hee Kim

    Hyundai Motor Group
    Vice President

  • Hyunbae KIm

    Deepfine co.,Ltd.
    CEO

  • Sarah Kim

    Searcheese Corp.
    CEO

  • Chang-Beom Kim

    Former South Korean Ambassador to Indonesia

  • Sun Hee Kim

    Yulchon LLC
    Partner

  • Youngdug Kim

    THE.WAVE.TALK
    CEO

  • Geon-Hong Kim

    NINANO COMPANY INC.
    CEO

  • Eric Ju Yoon Kim

    dot
    CEO

  • Byung-Yeon Kim

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Seiyong Kim

    Seoul Housing & Communities Corporation
    Chairman & CEO

  • Jerome H. Kim ★

    International Vaccine Institute
    Director General

  • Yongbeom Kim ★

    Economy and Finance, Korea
    1st Vice Minister

  • Marc Knapper ★

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

  • Kilkon Ko

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Young-Hyuk Ko

    Arm Treasure Data
    Head of Korea Business

  • James Ko

    gatda Corporation
    CEO

  • Koo Yun-cheol

    Office for Government Policy Coordination (OPC)
    Minister

  • Zhanna Kryuchkova ★

    Stikon
    co-Owner and Deputy Chairwoman

  • RayKurzweil ★

    Inventor, Author, Futurist

  • Hye Jin Kwon

    LG Chem
    Culture/Leadership Development Department Leader

  • Matthew Kwon

    NEOCOMIX Inc.
    CEO

  • Johanna Kyrklund ★

    Schroders
    Group CIO and Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments

  • Maurice Lévy ★

    Publicis Groupe
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board

  • John L. Hennessy ★

    Alphabet
    Chairman

  • Tom Lawrence ★

    Eden Club
    Chairman

  • Jin Hyung Lee

    Stanford University
    Associate Professor

  • Lee, Jong Sik

    KT Corp.
    Senior Vice President of Infra R&D Laboratory

  • Richard Lee

    McKinsey Korea
    Senior Partner

  • Sangjin Lee

    Korean Standards Association
    Chairman and CEO

  • Jaemin Lee

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Myung Jae LEE

    Yulchon LLC
    Partner

  • Ryan Lee

    SmartStudy
    CFO

  • Hyun-a Lee

    SK telecom
    Head of the AI Service division

  • Junho Lee

    Coactus, .Ltd
    CEO

  • Paul Lee

    Mind AI Co., Ltd.
    Founder & CEO

  • Dongkyu Lee

    kakaomobility
    Senior Vice President

  • Hee Soo Lee

    Hanyang University
    Emeritus Professor

  • Jay Lee ★

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

  • Tom Leighton ★

    Akamai Technologies
    CEO and Co-Founder

  • Enrico Letta ★

    Italy
    The 55th Prime Minister

  • Forrest Li ★

    Sea
    Founder, Chairman and Group CEO

  • Dae Geun Lim

    Hankuk University of Foreign Studies(HUFS)
    Professor

  • Justin Yifu Lin ★

    National School of Development Peking University
    Professor

  • Robert lovelace ★

    Capital Group
    Co-president

  • Jack Ma ★

    Founder of Alibaba Group
    Founder of Jack Ma Foundation

  • Wendy Mars ★

    Cisco
    President of EMEAR

  • Terry Martin

    DW News
    Senior Anchor

  • Tommy Martin★

    Qoala
    COO

  • Theresa May

    The United Kingdom
    The 76th Prime Minister

  • Daniel Mayran

    Chairman of Luxury Business Group
    Chairman of Bluebell Korea

  • Jon McNeill ★

    Lululemon Board Member
    Former Tesla President

  • Xiang-Jin Meng ★

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    University Distinguished Professor

  • Anne Michaut ★

    HEC Paris
    Professor

  • Hiro Mizuno ★

    GPIF
    Former CIO

  • Tom Mohrmann ★

    Protifarm
    CEO

  • Diego Molano Vega ★


    Former Minister of Information Technologies and Communications of Colombia

  • Connyoung Jennifer Moon

    Arirang TV
    Chief Anchor & Chief Editor

  • Satoshi Morimoto ★

    11th Minister of Defense Japan,
    Takushoku University Chancellor

  • Takehiro Nakamura ★

    NTT DOCOMO, Inc.
    SVP and General Manager of the 6G Laboratories

  • Kevin Tung Nguyen★

    JobHopin
    CEO and Founder

  • Steve Nordlund★

    Boeing NeXt
    Vice President and General Manager

  • Nang Kham Noung ★

    KBZ Bank
    Deputy CEO

  • Cedric O ★

    France
    Minister of State for Digital Affairs

  • Lynda Obst ★


    Producer of ′Interstellar′

  • Jinyoung Oh

    Korea Internet & Security Agency
    Blockchain & Fintech Director

  • Se-Woong Oh

    Yuhan Corporation
    CSO/EVP

  • Miyeon Oh ★

    Atlantic Council
    Director and Senior Fellow

  • Justin Osofsky ★

    Instagram
    Chief Operating Officer

  • Niklas Ostberg ★

    Delivery Hero
    Co-founder and CEO

  • Duncan Owen ★

    Schroders
    Global Head of Real Estate

  • Young Jay Paik

    Philip Morris Korea Inc.
    Managing Director

  • Darcy Paquet


    Subtitle Translator of ′Parasite′

  • Jin PARK

    KDI School of Public Policy and Management
    Professor

  • Cheol-Gon Park

    Hanyang University
    Professor

  • Suk-bum Park

    UN Global Compact Network Korea
    Secretary General

  • Jong Hoon Park

    Korea University Hospital
    President

  • Park Chang Ha

    KDB
    Senior Manager

  • In-kook PARK

    Chey Institute for Advanced Studies
    President

  • Woong Park

    Eastspring Asset Management Korea
    CEO

  • Fleur Pellerin

    Korelya Capital
    Founder & CEO

  • Yves Perrier ★

    Amundi
    CEO

  • Pham Nam Long ★

    Abivin Vietnam Company Limited
    CEO

  • Jason Pomeroy ★

    Pomeroy studio
    Founder

  • Reince Priebus ★

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

  • Guohong Qiu ★

    The Charhar Institute Chief Research Fellow of Northeast Asian Affairs,
    Former Chinese Ambassador to South Korea

  • Marc Randolph ★

    Netflix
    Co-Founder

  • Lars Reger ★

    NXP
    Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

  • Luc Remont ★

    Schneider Electric
    Executive Vice President

  • Fiona Reynolds ★

    PRI
    CEO

  • Christopher Rim ★

    Command Education
    Founder and CEO

  • Claus Risager ★

    Blue Ocean Robotics
    Co-founder & CEO

  • Mike Rosenberg ★

    IESE Business School
    Professor

  • Jae-Cheol Ryou

    Chungnam National University Professor
    Korea Institute of Information Security and Cryptology Vice President

  • Ryu Youngjae

    Sustinvest
    CEO

  • Jin Roy Ryu

    Poongsan Group
    Chairman

  • Sakamoto Setsuo

    2020 Senior Trend
    Author

  • Tony Saldanha ★

    Transformant
    President

  • Sampsa Samila ★

    IESE Business School
    Professor

  • Miyoko Schinner

    Miyoko′s Creamery
    CEO & Founder

  • Jeffrey J. Schott ★

    Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)
    Senior Fellow

  • Klaus Schwab ★

    World Economic Forum
    Executive Chairman

  • Stephen Schwarzman ★

    Blackstone
    Chairman & CEO

  • Robert Seamans ★

    New York University’s Stern School of Business
    Professor

  • Eddy See ★

    Banyan Tree Holdings
    President and Group Managing Director

  • Jungjin Seo

    Celltrion
    Chairman

  • Hyung-soo Seo

    Presidential Committee on Ageing Society and Population Policy
    Vice Chairman

  • Insik Seo

    SENSEE
    CEO

  • Jeongmin Seong ★

    McKinsey Global Institute(MGI)
    Partner

  • Shane Shin

    Shorooq Partners
    Founding Partner

  • Mijin Shin

    Hanwha Life
    Head of Strategic Alliance Div.

  • Min-Soo Shin

    Hanyang University
    Professor

  • Sunghwan Shin

    Hongik University
    the dean of school of business

  • Jaiwon Shin

    Hyundai Motor Group
    Executive Vice President / Head of UAM division

  • Hyun Shin ★

    Maeil Business Newspaper
    Bay Area Bureau Chief

  • Abhinav Singhal ★

    Thyssenkrupp
    Chief Strategy Officer, APAC

  • Kevin Sneader ★

    McKinsey & Company
    Global Managing Partner

  • Young Sohn ★

    Samsung Electronics
    Corporate President & Chief Strategy Officer

  • Yeon Jae Son

    Leap Studio
    CEO

  • Heung Min Son ★

    Soccer Player (Awardee)

  • Dahoon Song

    DATA BANK INC.
    CEO

  • Martin Sorrell ★

    S4 Capital, WPP
    Founder & Executive Chairman, Founder

  • Jennifer Stojkovic

    sf.citi, Executive Director
    Vegan Women Summit, Founder

  • Andre Stolz★

    EcoWorth Tech
    CEO

  • Yancey Strickler ★

    Kickstarter
    Co-Founder

  • Anushka Sunder ★

    Blackstone
    Managing Director

  • Minki Synn

    TCK Investments
    Co-CEO

  • Lip-Bu Tan ★

    Cadence Design Systems
    CEO

  • Jeff Terry ★

    GE Command Centers
    CEO

  • Mark Tetto

    TCK Investment
    Partner

  • Myat Thu★

    Cyber King
    CEO and Founder

  • Oliver Tonby ★

    McKinsey & Company
    Asia Chairman

  • Ohad Topor

    TCK Investment
    Founder & Chairman

  • TU Xinquan ★

    China Institute for WTO Studies of University of International Business and Economics
    Dean and Professor

  • Kyungsoon Kelly Um

    IBM Korea
    CTO

  • Leonie van den Beuken ★

    Amsterdam Smart City (ASC)
    Program Director

  • Werner Vogels ★

    Amazon.com
    VP & CTO

  • Feodor Voitolovsky ★

    IMEMO RAN (Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations)
    Director

  • Luis von Ahn ★

    Duolingo
    Founder

  • Kerrie Waring ★

    ICGN
    CEO

  • Eva Weber★

    2C2P
    Director

  • David Weild IV

    Weild & Co
    Founder, Chairman & CEO

  • Alan Wm. Wolff ★

    World Trade Organization
    Deputy Director-General

  • Sang Beom Woo

    Makeus Corp
    founder and CEO

  • Xie Yaxuan ★

    China Merchants Securities
    Managing Director and Economist of Research & Development Center

  • Hee-Dong Yang

    Ewha Womans University
    Professor

  • Sunmo Yang

    Hobbyful
    CEO

  • Tae-young Yeom

    Suwon City
    Mayor

  • Hon S. Yi

    Tytus3D
    Co-founder

  • Eric (Jung Ho) Yoo

    KB Investment Inc.
    Managing Partner

  • Young-kwan Yoon

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Sungroh Yoon

    Presidential Committee on the 4th Industrial Revolution
    Chairperson

  • Hong Geun Yoon

    Genesis BBQ Group
    Chairman

  • Jong Yung Yoon

    AI Yangjae HUB
    Managing Director

  • Emi Yoshikawa

    Ripple
    Senior Director

  • Hiro Yoshikawa ★

    Arm Treasure Data
    Co-Founder and General Manager

  • Hongjun Yu ★

    The Charhar Institute Chief Research Fellow,
    Former International Department of the CPC Central Committee Vice Minister

  • Hosaka Yuji

    Sejong University
    Professor

  • Joseph Yun

    Former U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy

  • Byoung-Tak Zhang

    Seoul National University Professor
    AI Institute Director

  • Zhang Jin ★

    Tsinghua University
    Associate Professor

  • Ivan Zhao ★

    Notion
    Co-founder and CEO

  • Li Zhou ★

    CKGSB
    Assistant Dean