Speakers of 2013

2013

  • Abe Shuhei

    SPARX Asset management
    Founder

  • Amr Awadallah

    Cloudera
    Co-founder and CTO

  • Vincent Bastien

    HEC
    Professor of Luxury Marketing

  • Peter Baumann

    Swarthmore College
    Professor of Philosophy

  • Padma Bhamidipati

    Infosys Limited
    Principal and Brand Manager

  • Fatih Birol

    IEA
    Chief Economist

  • Charles-Edouard Bouée

    Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Asia
    President

  • Emmanuel Bouvier

    Renault SA
    Global Chief Marketing Director for EV

  • John Bruton

    Former Prime Minister of Ireland

  • Oliver Burkeman

    The Guardian
    Feature Writer

  • Gemma Calvert

    Neurosense Ltd.
    Founder and Managing Director

  • K. C. Chan

    Secretary of Financial Services & the Treasury of Hong Kong

  • Chang Dae Whan

    Founder of World Knowledge Forum
    Chairman of Maekyung Media Group

  • Chang Byeong Hee

    Korea Aerospace Research Institute
    Executive Director of Aeronautics Technology Laboratory

  • Cho Man

    KDI School of Public Policy and Management
    Professor

  • Jinsoo Cho

    Hanyang University
    Ph.D. Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering

  • Choi Byung-il

    Korea Economic Research Institute
    President

  • Choi June Chul (J.C.)

    Korean Air
    Senior Vice President

  • Ming-po, Shirley Chu

    Hong Kong Police Force
    Deputy Director of Hong Kong Police College

  • Chun Yung-woo

    Former Senior Presidential Secretary for Security and Foreign Affairs

  • Chung Hae Moon

    ASEAN-Korea Centre
    Secretary General

  • Chung Tae Myung

    Sungkyunkwan University
    Head of software department

  • Alan Cloete

    Deutsche Bank
    Co-CEO of Asia Pacific

  • Tyler Cowen

    George Mason University
    Professor of Economics

  • Meir Dagan

    Mossad
    former Director

  • Fraser Doherty

    SuperJam
    Founder

  • Claire Doussard

    Harvard Graduate School of Design
    Landscape Engineer

  • Yves Doz

    INSEAD
    Emeritus Professor

  • Jean-Michel Dumont

    Ruder Finn Asia
    Chairman

  • Nick Edwards

    South China Morning Post
    Business Editor

  • Mayooran Elalingam

    Deutsche Bank Group
    Asia Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Stephen Engle

    Bloomberg Television
    Anchor

  • Fan Gang

    National Economic Research Institute, China
    Director

  • Richard Florida

    Professor, University of Toronto and NYU
    Senior Editor The Atlantic

  • Pat Gaines

    Boeing Korea
    President

  • Ignacio Garcia Alves

    Arthur D. Little
    Global Chairman and CEO

  • Bernard Garrette

    HEC
    Associate Dean

  • Goodwin Gaw

    Gaw Capital Partners
    Chairman & Managing Principal

  • Edward Glaeser

    Harvard University
    Professor of Economics

  • Nik Gowing

    BBC
    Anchor

  • Hahn Kyu Sup

    Seoul National University
    Associate Professor of Communication

  • Herbjørn Hansson

    Nordic American Tankers Ltd
    Chairman and CEO

  • Burt Herman

    Storify
    Co-founder

  • Christopher Hill

    University of Denver
    Dean of Josef Korbel School of International Relations

  • Hong Daesoon

    Arthur D. Little Korea
    Vice Chairman

  • Hori Yoshito

    Founder of Globis University Graduate School of Management
    Chairman of Globis Capital Partners

  • John C. Howe

    Patriot Group
    Chief Executive & Investment Officer

  • Kai Huang

    Blue Goji
    Co-founder

  • José Ignacio Gafo

    IE Business School
    Professor

  • Ishikawa Takashi

    Nagoya University
    Professor of Aerospace Engineering

  • Iwata Kazumasa

    Japan Center for Economic Research
    President

  • Jonathan Jaglom

    Stratasys
    General Manager, Asia Pacific & Japan

  • Jang Sung Sub

    Korea Aerospace Industries
    Senior Executive Vice President

  • Abhas Jha

    TransportㆍUrbanㆍDisaster Risk Management Team of World Bank
    East Asia and Pacific Sector Manager

  • Jia Qingguo

    Peking University
    Associate Dean of the School of International Studies

  • Jeremy Johnson

    2U
    Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer

  • Peggy Johnson

    Qualcomm
    President of Global Market Development

  • Donald Johnston

    Former Secretary General of the OECD

  • Kang Inbyeong

    LG Display
    senior vice president and laboratory chief

  • Robert D. Kaplan

    Stratfor
    Chief Geopolitical Analyst

  • Salman Khan

    Khan Academy
    Founder

  • Eric Kim

    Maverick Capital
    Managing Director

  • Kim Hong Sun

    AhnLab
    CEO

  • Kim Sang Hyup

    Graduate School of Green Growth, KAIST
    Professor

  • Kim Kyung-hwan

    Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
    President

  • Kim Haksun

    Samsung Display
    Senior Vice President of Core Technology Team

  • Kim Jun Il

    Bank of Korea
    Deputy Governor & Chief Economist

  • Kim Jong Han

    Paul Hastings
    Partner and Chair of Seoul Office

  • Kim Yong Chil

    Engineering Design Deivision of Hyundai Motor Company
    Vice President

  • Carl Kock

    IE Business School
    Professor

  • Daphne Koller

    Coursera Inc.
    Co-founder

  • Hariprasad Reddy Kondamadugula

    Wipro Limited
    Head of Knowledge Management

  • Robert Lawrence Kuhn

    Intl. Corporate Strategist and Investment Banker
    China Expert, Creator and Host of ′Closer To Truth′

  • Peter Kuo

    Lazard Beijing
    Managing Director

  • Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew

    Country Heights Group of Companies
    Founder

  • Lee Jong-Wha

    Korea University
    Professor of Economics

  • Jeannie Cho Lee

    AsianPalate.com
    Founder

  • Lee Jinha

    Samsung Electronics (MIT Media Lab)
    Ph.D. Candidate

  • Lee Sang-goo

    Seoul National University
    Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

  • Jean Lee

    CEIBS
    Professor of Management

  • Lee Jangwoo

    Kyungpook National University
    Professor

  • Danny Leipziger

    George Washington University
    Professor of International Business

  • Yves Leterme

    OECD
    Deputy Secretary-General

  • Liu Jian

    School of Architecture, Tsinghua University
    Associate Dean

  • Kishore Mahbubani

    Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
    Dean, Professor in the Practice of Public Policy

  • Gregory Mankiw

    Harvard University
    Professor of Economics

  • Andrea Masini

    HEC
    Associate Professor

  • Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

    Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
    Author

  • Cheri F. McGuire

    Symantec Corporation
    Vice President of Global Government Affairs and Cybersecurity Policy

  • Frank Meehan

    General Partner of SparkLabs Global
    Founder of Kuato Studios

  • Manoj Shreedharan Menon

    Frost & Sullivan (S) Pte Ltd
    APAC President

  • Shlomo Mintz

    Violinist

  • Thierry De Montbrial

    French Institute of International Relations(IFRI)
    President

  • Bernard Moon

    SparkLabs Global Ventures
    Co-founder

  • Jeff Moss

    ICANN
    Chief Security Officer

  • Serguei Netessine

    INSEAD
    Professor of Technology

  • Nikkaku Akihiro

    Toray Industries, Inc.
    CEO&COO

  • Ochi Tetsuo

    MCP Asset Management Company Limited
    CEO & Managing Partner

  • Oh Jaehak

    Korea Transport Institute
    Senior Research Fellow

  • Ehud Olmert

    Former Prime Minister of Israel

  • Vaidyanathan Padmanabhan

    INSEAD
    Professor

  • Paik Man-Gi

    Kim & Chang
    Senior Attorney and Advisor

  • George Park

    IPVALUE Management
    Director, Development

  • Park Han Jin

    Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency(KOTRA)
    Head of China Business Dept.

  • Park Choong-soo

    Intellectual Discovery Co.
    Executive Vice President

  • Humbert Peng

    Gaw Capital
    Managing Principal & Head of China

  • Hilke Plassman

    INSEAD
    Professor

  • Sanjay Pradhan

    Knowledge and Learning of the World Bank
    Vice President for Change

  • Ryu Yong wook

    The Australian National University
    Professor in the Department of International Relations

  • Kay Segler

    BMW Group
    Senior Vice President

  • Susanna S C Shen

    The Hong Kong and China Gas Co Ltd
    Head of Corporate Information Technology / Chairman – Continuing Transformation Office

  • Shin Je-Yoon

    Financial Services Commission
    Chairman

  • Thaksin Shinawatra

    Former Prime Minister of Thailand

  • Alexander Shulgin

    rASiA.com
    Founder

  • Hermann Simon

    Simon Kucher & Partners
    Chairman

  • Saul Singer

    Start-up Nation
    Author

  • Paul Smith

    CFA Institute, Asia-Pacific
    Managing Director

  • Sohn Jie-ae

    Arirang TV & Radio
    President & CEO

  • Eugene H. Spafford

    Purdue University
    Professor of Computer Sciences

  • Jeannie Suk

    Harvard Law School
    Professor of Law

  • Lawrence H. Summers

    Harvard University
    Charles W. Eliot University Professor

  • Ruihong Tang

    Brain Intelligence Neuro-Consultancy Ltd.
    Founder

  • Tatsuo Suzuki

    Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Managing Executive Officer

  • Jonathan Taub

    Acacia Research Group LLC
    Executive Vice President

  • Jonathan Thorpe

    Gale International
    Senior Executive Vice President(Chief Investment Officer)

  • Skylar Tibbits

    Self-Assembly Lab, MIT
    Director

  • Arnaud Vaissié

    International SOS
    Co-founder, Chairman and CEO

  • Mark Valencia

    Nautilus Institute
    Senior Research Associate

  • Antonio Villaraigosa

    former Mayor of Los Angeles, California

  • Roland Villinger

    McKinsey & Company
    Senior Partner

  • Peter Voser

    Royal Dutch Shell plc
    CEO

  • Ingo Walter

    NYU Stern School of Business
    Vice Dean of Faculty

  • John White

    Applied Materials
    Vice President of Engineering and Product Technology Development

  • Woo Sang-Sun

    Hyosung R&D Center
    President

  • Stephen Woo

    Samsung Electronics System LSI Business
    President & General Manager

  • Robert Hong Xiao

    Perfect World Co. Ltd.
    CEO

  • Charles J. Yang

    T&D Asset Management
    Chief Investment Officer(CIO)

  • Yoo, Pil Hwa

    SKK Graduate School of Business
    Dean and Professor of Marketing

  • Juan Humberto Young

    IE Business School
    Professor

  • Jeffrey R. Young

    Chronicle of Higher Education
    Senior Editor

  • Gino Yu

    Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design
    Associate Professor

  • Gregory M. Zeluck

    Carlyle Asia Partners
    Managing Director and Co-Head

  • Lifen Zhang

    Financial Times
    Associate Editor, Financial Times; Editor-in-Chief, FTChinese.com

  • Zhang Yan

    Beijing Pangu Investment Group
    General Manager

  • Zhou Changting

    Chinese Embassy to Korea
    Minister-counselor

  • Adam Zhu

    International Management Group (IMG) Greater China
    Chairman and CEO