Speakers Of 2016

2016

  • Mikel Aguirre

    IE Business School / COFACE
    Head of Political Risk

  • Esko Aho

    Prime Minister of Finland (1991-1995)
    Chairman of the Board

  • Eric Alexander

    Uber
    Asia Pacific CEO

  • Brad Allen

    NextVR
    Executive Chairman

  • Edward Altman

    Stern School of Business
    Professor

  • Miguel Angel Moratinos

    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain

  • Baak Saang Joon

    Waseda University
    Professor

  • Bark Taeho

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Robert Barro

    Harvard University
    Professor

  • Xavier Belloir

    ARDIAN
    Managing Director Mandates

  • Carl Bildt

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

  • Daniel Bogler

    Financial Times
    Head of PMO

  • Charles-Édouard Bouée

    Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
    CEO, Asia President and Greater China Chairman

  • Nicholas Bratt

    Lazard Asset Management
    Managing Director

  • Stig Brodersen

    The Investors Podcast
    Co-Founder

  • Vitalik Buterin

    Ethereum
    Co-Founder

  • Zhang Byoung-tak

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Alexis Calla

    Standard Chartered Bank
    Global Head of Investment Strategy, Advisory & Discretionary

  • Virginia Cha

    INSEAD
    Professor

  • Cha In Hyuk

    PresidentPlatform Technology R&D Center & IoT Solution Business Office, SK Telec
    Executive Vice President

  • Chang Dae Whan

    Founder of World Knowledge Forum
    Chairman of Maekyung Media Group

  • Howard Charney

    Cisco
    Senior Vice President

  • Zhiwu Chen

    Yale University
    Professor of Finance

  • Dick Cheney

    Former Vice President of the United States

  • Willy Cho

    GE
    Country Leader

  • Cho Gwang-Rae

    KARI
    President

  • Cho Hwan-Eik

    Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO)
    President & CEO

  • Cho Seong Joon

    The Korean Teachers′ Credit Union
    Senior Manager

  • Choe So Heui

    g+flas life sciences
    Executive Vice President

  • Choi Do Soung

    Gachon University
    Professor of Finance, Vice President

  • Choi Man Yeon

    BlackRock
    Country Head

  • Choi Mack Joong

    Seoul National University
    Professor and Dean

  • Choi Kang

    The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
    Vice President

  • Choi Young San

    NH Life
    GM of Overseas Alternative Investment

  • Choi Young Min

    Korea Food Research Institute
    Senior Researcher

  • Hae Kyung Evelyn Chung

    Coinplug, Inc.
    CMO

  • Alexa Clay

    The Misfit Economy
    Author

  • James Costantini

    INSEAD
    Professor of Strategy

  • Bruce Cumings

    University of Chicago
    Chaired Professor

  • Hong Daesoon

    Ewha University
    Professor

  • Thierry de Montbrial

    French Institute of International Relations (Ifri)
    Executive Chairman

  • Pedro Domingos

    University of Washington
    Professor

  • Rajeev Dubey

    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
    Group President (HR & Corporate Services) & CEO (After-Market Sector)

  • Pierre Dussauge

    HEC Paris
    Professor of Strategy and Business Policy

  • Fred Ehrsam

    Coinbase
    Co-Founder & President

  • Victoria Elegant

    Amgen JAPAC
    Vice President

  • Turki Al Faisal

    King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies
    Chairman of the Board

  • Edwin Feulner

    The Heritage Foundation
    Chung Ju-yung Fellow, Chair Asian Studies

  • Konrad Finkenzeller 

    PATRIZIA Immobilien
    Head of International Capital Markets

  • Fred Fischer

    Stratasys AP
    Director - Applications, Products, Technology

  • Steve Fisher

    Novelis
    President and CEO

  • Douglas Frantz

    OECD
    Deputy Secretary-General

  • George Gannon

    Prudential International Insurance, Annuity Strategy
    Vice President

  • Ignacio Garcia Alves

    Arthur D. Little
    Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  • Gonzalo Garland

    IE University
    Vice President for External Relations

  • Jim Gasperoni

    Aberdeen Asset Management
    Head of Real Assets

  • Paul Gillis

    Peking University
    Professor

  • Tim Gould

    International Energy Agency (IEA)
    Head of Energy Supply Division

  • Nik Gowing


    International Broadcaster

  • Luis Guillermo Solís

    47th President of the Republic of Costa Rica

  • Han Sung Joo

    Korea University
    Professor Emeritus

  • Han Duck-Soo

    Climate Change Center
    Chairman

  • Paula Hancocks

    CNN
    International Correspondent

  • Herbjorn Hansson

    Nordic American Tankers Ltd.
    Chairman

  • Christopher Hill

    University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies
    Dean

  • Dennis Hong

    UCLA
    Professor

  • Thomas Hongtack Kim

    Palyground
    CCO (Chief Creative Officer)

  • Ou-yang Hui

    Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
    Professor

  • Hur, Kyung-Wook

    Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
    Senior Advisor

  • Bo Hwang

    HSAD
    CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

  • Hyun Jung Taik

    Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
    President

  • David Ignatius

    The Washington Post
    Columnist and Associate Editor

  • Neil Isford

    IBM
    General Manager, Global Industry Solutions, Cognitive Solutions

  • Hiroshi Ishiguro

    Osaka University
    Professor

  • Laurent Jacquemin

    AXA Real Estate
    European Head of Transactions

  • Steve Jang

    Kindred Ventures
    Founder and Managing Partner

  • Jeong Saeju

    Noom Inc.
    CEO

  • Wei Jie

    Gold Finance Group
    CEO

  • Mark Jobbins

    Pure Storage
    VP of the Technical Services

  • Patrick Johansson

    Ericsson-LG
    CEO

  • Donald Johnston

    Secretary-General of the OECD (1996-2006)
    CONSULTANT LAWYER

  • Bertrand Julien-Laferrière

    ARDIAN
    Head of Real Estate

  • Young-Hyun Jun

    Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
    President of Memory Business

  • Yooshin Jung

    Sogang Business School
    Professor

  • Scott Jung

    Y Crowdfunding (CROWDY)
    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

  • Shoeb Kagda

    Berita Satu Media Holdings
    Editor in Chief

  • Kam Dong Gun

    Ajou University
    Professor

  • Steven Kan

    Google
    Head of Global Strategy, AR and VR

  • Kang Min-Woong

    Medi Tulip
    CEO

  • Hermawan Kartajaya

    MarkPlus, Inc.
    Founder & Chairman

  • David Keith

    Harvard University
    Professor

  • Koyama Ken

    The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
    Chief Economist & Managing Director

  • Kho Bong Chan

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Kim Taeyong

    Samsung Electronics
    Vice President

  • Kim YongRae

    Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
    Director General for Energy Industry Policy

  • Kim Jeongbeom

    Miraeassetdaewoo securities
    Head of part

  • Jay Kim


  • Kim Jung Ha

    Kookmin University
    Professor

  • Kim Jinill

    Korea University
    Professor

  • Kim Younkyoo

    Hanyang University
    Professor

  • Kim SangWoo

    Korea Ice Hockey Association
    Vice President

  • Kim kwang Jin

    Hanyang Corporation
    Adviser

  • Jin-Soo Kim

    Institute for Basic Science
    Director

  • Kim Seokjoong

    ToolGen, Inc.
    Research Director

  • Kim Young-Jae

    Pusan National University
    Dean

  • Kim Jongkap

    K-ICT Born2Global Center
    Chief Executive Director

  • Kim Hwang Sik

    Republic of Korea
    Former Prime Minister

  • Kim Soo Min

    Unison Capital
    Partner

  • Kim Sang-Hyup

    Graduate School of Green Growth, KAIST
    Visiting Professor

  • Kim IlSoo

    WISDOMAIN
    CEO

  • Kim Byung-Ryul

    Korea Rural Economic Institute
    Vice President

  • Kim InChul

    Sungkyunkwan University
    Professor

  • Kim Young Duk

    LG Chem
    Vice President

  • Jeong Hun Kim

    Seoul National University Hospital
    Associate Professor

  • Kitao Yoshitaka

    SBI Holdings Inc.
    Chairman

  • Thomas von Koch

    EQT Partners
    Managing Partner&CEO

  • Thanasis Kofinakos

    Wood Mackenzie Korea
    Head of Gas and Power Consulting- North East Asia

  • Koh Kwang Bum

    Accenture
    Managing Director

  • Scott Kupor

    Andreessen Horowitz
    Managing Partner

  • Kwon Sei-joong

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Deputy Director General

  • Lee Wonbae

    GE Healthcare APAC Life Sciences
    General Manager

  • Anton Lee

    Symantec
    Senior Director

  • John Lee

    Meritz Asset Management
    CEO

  • Christopher Lee

    S&P Global
    China Country Credit Officer/ Spokesperson

  • Seungyun Lee

    ETRI
    Director

  • Lee Jungkue

    Bridge Biotherapeutics
    Co-Founded

  • Lee Jeong Hyun

    CHONNAM NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
    Professor

  • Lee WonPil

    HANCOM.Inc
    CEO

  • Hyemin Lee

    Finda Inc
    CEO and co-founder

  • Seonoh Lee

    Hicscompany
    CEO

  • Ted Lim

    Dentsu Asia Pacific
    Chief Creative Officer

  • Brian Lim

    Pantheon
    Partner

  • Nadiem Anwar Makarim

    PT. GO-JEK INDONESIA
    CEO & Founder of GO-JEK Indonesia

  • Andrew McCaffery

    Aberdeen Asset Management PLC
    Global Head of Alternatives

  • Manoj Menon

    Frost & Sullivan APAC
    Managing Director

  • Tatiana Mitrova

    Center on Global Energy Policy (Columbia University)
    Research Officer

  • Shigeki (Sean) Miwa

    SoftBank Group Corp.
    General Manager, CEO Project Office

  • Hiroo Mori

    Mori Building Co., Ltd.
    Director and Executive Vice President

  • Ken Morse

    Entrepreneurship Ventures Inc.
    Chairman & CEO

  • Satoshi Nagashima

    Roland Berger Ltd.
    Managing Partner (Japan)

  • Nam KyungPil

    GyeongGi-Do Provincial Government
    The Governor of Gyeonggi Province

  • M. K. Narayanan

    Economic & Commercial Advisory Services (India) Pvt. Ltd.
    Director

  • Nguyen Hai Van

    Viet Nam News daily
    Deputy Editor in Chief

  • Yasumasa Nishi

    Asset Management One Co., Ltd.
    President & CEO

  • Oh Jun Ho

    KAIST
    Professor

  • Peter Pace

    Former Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff(2005-2007)

  • George Papandreou

    Former Prime Minister of Greece

  • Park Sungdong

    Satrec Initiative Co., Ltd.
    Executive Chairman

  • Park Seung O

    KAIST
    Professor

  • Frank Chongwoo Park

    Seoul National University
    Professor

  • Park Wonsoon

    Seoul Metroplitan Government
    Mayor

  • Park Joon

    Vestas Investment Management
    Overseas Investment Executive Director

  • Park Jung Bae

    Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives
    GM of Real Investment

  • Friedbert Pfluger

    European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS), King′s College London
    Director

  • Zhou Ping

    Bin Yuan Capital
    CEO

  • Pierre-Henri Pisani

    French Embassy in Japan
    Counsellor for space affairs

  • Jason Pontin

    MIT Techonology Review
    CEO and Editor in Chief

  • Eswar Prasad

    Cornell University
    Professor

  • Sun Qiang Chang

    Black Soil Group Limited
    Chairman

  • Theresa Rah

    Oratio
    Co-CEO

  • Rhee Byung Geon

    Korea Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Chairman

  • John Rice

    General Electric
    Vice Chairman

  • Fran Rosch

    Symantec
    Executive Vice President

  • David Rubenstein

    The Carlyle Group
    Co-Founder and Co-CEO

  • Andre Ruegg

    Bellevue Group Ltd
    CEO

  • Wang Rui

    Peking University
    Associate Professor

  • Liu Ruopeng

    Kuangchi Science
    CEO

  • Eisuke Sakakibara

    Former Director-General
    International Finance Bureau of MOF

  • Sachin Satpute

    Novelis Asia
    President

  • Sergey Saveliev

    ROSCOSMOS
    Deputy General Director

  • Hellmut Schütte

    INSEAD
    Professor of Strategy & Emeritus Professor of International Management

  • Gerhard Schroder

    The 7th Chancellor of Germany

  • Wendy Sherman

    U.S. Department of State
    Ambassador

  • Hyun Seok(David), Shin

    CloudZ Business Division
    Vice president / Division Head

  • Shin, Sunghwan

    Korea Institute Of Finance
    President

  • Shin Kwanho

    Korea University
    Professor

  • Shin Dong Ik

    IFANS
    President

  • Masaaki Shirakawa

    30th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ)
    Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University

  • Anoop Singh

    Georgetown University
    Professor

  • Son Pando

    Dong-A University
    Professor

  • Martin Stanley

    Macquarie Group Global Infrastructure
    CEO

  • Suh Jeong-in

    Mission of Korea to ASEAN
    Ambassador

  • Sirajuddin Suhaimee

    Halal Hub Division, JAKIM
    Director

  • Sun Yang-Kook

    Hanyang University
    Professor

  • Sung Taeyoon

    Yonsei University
    Professor

  • KIM, TAE YOUNG


    Former Minister of National Defense of Republic of Korea

  • Strobe Talbott

    The Brookings Institution
    President

  • George Tanasijevich

    Marina Bay Sands
    CEO

  • Don Tapscott

    The Tapscott Group
    CEO

  • John B. Taylor

    Stanford University
    Professor

  • Mathieu TERNER

    Changwon National University
    Assistant Professor

  • Nguyen Thi Nga

    BRG Group and SeABank
    Chairman

  • Ian Thomas

    Thomas Consultants Inc.
    CEO

  • Tuan TranPham

    Desktop Metal
    VP of Business Development

  • Derek Tumulak

    Vormetric, a Thales Company
    Vice President of Product Management

  • Hunter Tura

    Bruce Mau Design
    President & CEO

  • Didier Unglik

    L′Etoile Properties
    Chairman

  • Ravi Velloor

    Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
    Associate Editor, The Straits Times

  • Alban Villani

    Criteo Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, India and Taiwan
    Commercial Director

  • James Wallis

    IBM
    VP

  • Toby Walsh

    UNSW Australia | Data61 | TU Berlin
    Professor

  • Ingo Walter

    New York University Stern School of Business
    Professor Emeritus of Finance

  • Steve Watson

    Capital Group China
    Chairman

  • Martin Willcox

    Teradata Corporation
    VP, Big Data Centre of Excellence

  • Richard Y C Wong

    University of Hong Kong
    Professor

  • Woo Seung Won

    39DegreesC
    CEO

  • Chris Wright

    Red Hat
    Vice President and Chief Technologist

  • Ada Xiao

    Wanxiang Blockchain Labs
    Director

  • Yang Woong Chul

    Hyundai Motor Group
    Vice Chairman

  • Yang Young Sig

    National Pension Service
    Head of Investment Strategy

  • Yi Hon Sok

    Sentrol, Inc
    Vice President

  • Yoon Jong-Won

    Ambassdor of Korea to the OECD

  • David York

    Top Tier Capital Partners
    CEO & Managing Director

  • Gino Yu

    Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Associate Professor

  • Yun Heesuk

    KDI
    Director

  • Li Zexiang

    DJI Board
    Directors Chairman

  • Zhang Jun

    Fudan University Director
    China Center for Economic Studies

  • Yuhuang Zheng

    Tsinghua University
    Professor

  • Zhou Chunsheng

    CKGSB
    Professor