Past Speakers Past Speakers

Past Speakers

The speakers below are listed in the order in which they spoke at the conference*.


  • Anthony Gardner
    United States Ambassador to the European Union (2014-2017)
  • Ho Kwon Ping
    Founder and Executive Chairman, Banyan Tree Holdings and Laguna Resorts and Hotels
  • Lito Camacho
    Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
  • Henri Arslanian
    FinTech & Crypto Leader, Asia, PwC
  • Prof. Dr. Aleksander Berentsen
    Professor, Economic Theory, and Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel
  • Gavin Brown
    Associate Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University; Co-Founder & Director, Blockchain Capital Limited
  • Jeremy White
    Executive Editor, Wired Magazine
  • Chris Leck
    Deputy Group Director, Technology & Industry Development Group, Land Transport Authority of Singapore
  • Rupert Mitchell
    Chief Strategy Officer, WM Motor
  • Jianxiong Xiao
    Founder and CEO, AutoX Inc.
  • Bonnie Cheung
    Venture Partner, 500 Startups
  • Seemant Jauhari
    Managing Partner, HealthXCapital
  • Daniel Kraft, MD
    Physician-Scientist; Chair for Medicine, Singularity University; Founder & Chair, Exponential Medicine
  • Binny Bansal
    Co-Founder, Flipkart
  • Martin Soong
    Anchor, CNBC Asia
  • Christine Tan
    Anchor, CNBC Asia


  • Mo Gawdat
    Former Chief Business Officer, Google X
  • Alvin Wang Graylin
    President of HTC Vive/VR and Smartphone Business, China
  • Dr Nannette Hechler-Fayd’herbe
    Global Head of Investment Strategy and Research, International Wealth Management, Credit Suisse AG
  • Professor Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
    Director, Institute for Media Innovation (IMI), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Director, MIRALab, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Greg Williams
    Editor-in-Chief, WIRED magazine
  • Louise Huterstein
    CEO, Pursuit Hospitality AG
  • Pocket Sun
    Founder & Partner, SoGal Ventures
  • Anton Szpitalak
    CEO and Founder, Tribe Breweries
  • Chauwei Yak
    Chief Executive Officer, GAO Capital
  • Vafa Ahmadi
    Managing Director and Head of Global Thematic Equities, CPR Asset Management
  • Janice Chia
    Founder & Managing Director, Ageing Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Dr Samuel Bernal
    Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, UCLA
  • Professor Tommy Koh
    Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Singapore
  • John Woods
    Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
  • Tadahiro Kawada
    President, Kawada Technologies, Inc.
  • Martin Soong
    Anchor, CNBC Asia
  • Dan Murphy
    Correspondent, CNBC
  • Christine Tan
    Anchor, CNBC Asia

*Titles of speakers on this website reflect those held at the time they appeared at the conference.