Tony HsiehFounder, VROOL Tech

Tony Hsieh Founder, VROOL Tech   Shanghai. Taipei, Bali since Summer of 1996. Events, Facility Services,  Property Investment, Development Financing, Tech planning, Fund Structuring, Innovation with Sci-Tech China for Big Health. Metaverse planning.

Jen LoongInvestment Director, Tembusu Partners

Jen Loong Investment Director, Tembusu¬†Partners Jen Loong is currently Investment Director with Tembusu Partners‚Äô Sustainable Future Fund, and leading Eco Business‚Äô SDGCo sustainability innovation platform. She‚Äôs new to Singapore, having spent the last decade across Shanghai, HK, Kobe and Bali.Prior…

Nio LiyanageCEO, STARTUPRIGHT

Nio Liyanage CEO, STARTUPRIGHT   Formerly at Apple with deep experience in Venture Capital and Strategy  Consulting, Nio specialises in growing scalable companies through hands-on involvement in strategy, growth, and capital-raising. He personally holds equity in 15+ ventures, has advised 200+ startups, built 15+ accelerator programs, founded 4 companies, and is a Venture Partner for multiple funds.

Raymond HsuCEO, Cabital

Raymond Hsu CEO, Cabital ¬† Raymond¬†Hsu¬†is¬†the¬†Co-founder¬†and¬†Chief¬†Executive¬†Officer¬†for¬†Cabital.Cabital¬†is¬†a¬†leading¬†cryptocurrency¬†institution¬†in¬†the¬†digital¬†finance¬†industry.¬†Since¬†2020,¬†Cabital¬†has¬†strived¬†to¬†bring¬†professional¬†financial¬†services¬†to¬†the¬†world¬†of¬†cryptocurrencies.¬†Leveraging¬†the teams¬†extensive¬†experience¬†in¬†traditional¬†finance¬†along¬†with¬†the¬†power¬†of¬†blockchain¬†technology,¬† Cabital¬†empowers¬†people¬†from¬†all¬†walks¬†of¬†life¬†to¬†generate¬†high¬†income¬†from¬†their¬†digital¬†assets¬† safety,¬† creating¬†a¬†more¬†sustainable¬†financial¬†industry. After¬†extensive¬†conversations¬†with¬†people¬†across¬†the¬†globe,¬†Raymond¬†noticed¬†one¬†reigning¬†theme about¬†investing¬†in¬†cryptocurrencies:¬†the¬†lack¬†of¬†security,¬†peace¬†of¬†mind¬†and¬†ease¬†of¬†doing¬†business.He¬†was¬†then¬†convinced¬†that¬†the¬†world¬†needed¬†a¬†simple¬†solution¬†to¬†buy¬†crypto¬†safety¬†and¬†easily,¬† where¬†everyday¬†investors¬†can¬†earn¬†much¬†higher¬†dividends¬†without¬†worrying¬†about¬†the¬†market‚Äôs¬† volatility.Raymond¬†launched¬†Cabital¬†with¬†the¬†conviction¬†that¬†no¬†one¬†should¬†be¬†left¬†behind¬†when¬†it¬†came¬†to¬† innovation¬†in¬†financial¬†services.¬†Cabital‚Äôs¬†products¬†and¬†services¬†are¬†designed¬†for¬†any¬†investor¬†who¬†is¬†seeking¬†to¬†generate¬†interest¬†off¬†their¬†digital¬†assets.As¬†one¬†of¬†the¬†few¬†cryptocurrency¬†institutions¬†officially¬†registered¬†in¬†an¬†EU¬†member¬†state,¬†Cabital¬† provides¬†customers¬†with¬†a¬†legitimate¬†and¬†sustainable¬†way¬†to¬†earn¬†up¬†to¬†12%¬†APY¬†on¬†their¬†crypto¬† holdings.¬†Cabital¬†designed¬†a¬†product¬†offering¬†that¬†we‚Äôd¬†use¬†ourselves —¬† balancing¬†duration,¬†fee¬†structure¬†and¬†risk¬†control¬†for¬†the¬†discerning¬†investor¬†who‚Äôs¬†looking¬†for¬† stable¬†returns¬†on¬†their¬†long-term¬†investment.¬†Prior¬†to¬†cofounding¬†Cabital,¬†Raymond¬†worked¬†for¬†over¬†a¬†decade¬†holding¬†leadership¬†positions¬†in¬† fintech¬†companies¬†including¬†Airwallex¬†and¬†traditional¬†finance¬†institutions¬†such¬†as¬†Citibank.¬†Raymond¬†is¬†based¬†in¬†Singapore.

Jacquelien BrusseeCEO China, Jones Knowles Ritchie

Jacquelien Brussee CEO China, Jones Knowles Ritchie ¬† Hailing¬†from¬†the¬†Netherlands,¬†Jacquelien¬†has¬†been¬†in¬†and¬†out¬†of¬†China¬†since¬†she¬†was¬†11.¬†She¬†is¬†a¬†seasoned¬†executive¬†with¬†18¬†years¬†of¬†experience¬†across¬†Europe,¬†Middle¬†East¬†and¬†Asia,¬†and¬†has¬†worked¬†with¬†both¬†B2B¬†and¬†B2C¬†organizations¬†to¬†lead¬†business¬†and¬†client¬†growth,¬†digital¬†transformation¬†and¬†innovation.¬†Jacquelien¬†is¬†currently¬†the¬†CEO¬†China¬†at¬†Jones¬†Knowles¬†Ritchie¬†(JKR),¬†a¬†design-led¬†creative¬†company¬†with¬†offices¬†in¬†London,¬†New¬†York¬†and¬†Shanghai.The¬†300-strong¬†team¬†believe¬†in¬†designing¬†brands¬†from¬†the¬†idea¬†out¬†to¬†drive¬†growth,¬†build¬†distinctiveness¬†and¬†create¬†engagement.¬†Since¬†its¬†inception¬†in¬†1990,¬†JKR¬†has¬†partnered¬†with¬†companies¬†including¬†Unilever,¬†Kraft¬†and¬†Mars¬†Inc¬†through¬†to¬†category¬†disruptors¬†Hippeas,¬†Ugly¬†and¬†The¬†Gut¬†Stuff.Prior¬†to¬†joining¬†JKR¬†as¬†its¬†first-ever¬†China¬†CEO,¬†Jacquelien¬†was¬†the¬†Group¬†VP¬†at¬†Labbrand¬†and¬†GM¬†at¬†Labbrand,¬†where¬†she¬†led¬†the¬†firm‚Äôs¬†full-fledged¬†development¬†from¬†corporate¬†branding,¬†digital¬†integration¬†to¬†business¬†growth.¬†Jacquelien¬†is¬†an¬†avid¬†speaker,¬†and¬†serves¬†as¬†guest¬†lecturer¬†at¬†Shanghai¬†Jiao¬†Tong¬†University’s¬†Global¬†EBA¬†program¬†on¬†topics¬†like¬†brand¬†transformation,¬†innovation,¬†marketing,¬†organizational¬†culture.¬†She¬†is¬†passionate¬†giving¬†value¬†to¬†the¬†industry¬†community¬†by¬†leveraging¬†her¬†domain¬†expertise¬†and¬†her¬†network¬†for¬†instance¬†by¬†chairing¬†the¬†Dutch¬†Marketing¬†Network¬†Shanghai,¬†a¬†community¬†of¬†over¬†60¬†Marketing¬†senior¬†executives.¬†She¬†speaks¬†fluent¬†Dutch,¬†English¬†and¬†Mandarin. Keywords¬†and¬†Expertise:¬†#China¬†#Brand¬†Innovations¬†#Business¬†Strategy¬†#Branding¬†#Transformation¬†#Design¬†#Blockchain¬†Strategy¬†#Asia¬†#Innovation¬†#Digital

MOX Happy Hour with William Bao BeanDavid vs. Goliath. Asia Startups vs. Silicon Valley and China Internet Giants

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Stephen ThomasSenior Communications Advisor

Stephen Thomas Senior Communications Advisor Stephen is a senior communications and brand leader. He has effectively led corporate reputation management programs in complex, dynamic environments across the Asia-Pacific region.¬†His experience covers CEO communications, media relations, earnings announcements, issues management, transactions,…

Abbe SerphosCommunications Consultant, Advisor to CEOs on Reputation and Awareness

Abbe Serphos Communications Consultant, Advisor to CEOs on Reputation and Awareness Abbe Serphos is an independent communications and marketing consultant and advisor to CEOs and senior leaders on reputation and awareness. She counsels clients on public relations, publicity, internal communications, social media, issues/crises, thought leadership, writing and live event production, including program creation and curation.Previously Ms. Serphos was Global Head of PR and Communications at Reuters. In that role she was the chief Reuters spokesperson globally and oversaw all aspects of Reuters external and internal communications, marketing and related materials, Reuters comms social channels and strategy, thought leadership, the Reuters historical archive, editorial events, the Reuters Newsmakers platform and issues/crisis management.From 2006 to 2016 Ms. Serphos was a corporate spokesperson and senior communications strategist at The New York Times Company where she served as a communications counselor to senior leadership, including C-suite and other executives. There she handled media relations, strategic, corporate, financial and brand communications, global internal communications and issues/crises.  Before joining the Times Company Ms. Serphos held communications roles of increasing responsibility at Barnes & Noble, Kraft Foods, The Buoniconti Fund/theUniversity of Miami School of Medicine and Vorhaus & Company. She began her career at Howard Rubenstein Associates.Ms. Serphos is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and completed extensive MBA graduate coursework at Baruch College/CUNY. She is a member of several industry organization and serves on various boards.

Sourabh ChattopadhyayPartner, Wellesley Partners

Sourabh Chattopadhyay Partner, Wellesley Partners ¬† Sourabh¬†Chattopadhyay¬†is¬†a¬†Partner¬†with¬†Wellesley¬†Partners¬†and¬†leads¬†the¬†firms‚Äô¬†businesses¬†in¬†India¬†and¬†South¬†East¬†Asia.¬†¬†Wellesley¬†has¬†multiple¬†businesses:¬†¬†the¬†main¬†being¬†senior¬†level¬†executive¬†search¬†for¬†financial¬†services,¬†private¬†equity,¬†and¬†private¬†equity¬†portfolio¬†companies.¬†¬†Along¬†with¬†that,¬†Wellesley¬†has¬†an¬†advisory¬†practice¬†as¬†well¬†and¬†a¬†capital¬†raising¬†business¬†to¬†help¬†set¬†up¬†new¬†alternative¬†investment¬†funds.¬†¬†Prior¬†to¬†joining¬†Wellesley¬†Partners,¬†Sourabh¬†headed¬†Options¬†Group’s¬†executive¬†search¬†and¬†strategic¬†consulting¬†practice¬†in¬†India.¬†Sourabh¬†has¬†also¬†been¬†an¬†entrepreneur¬†and¬†worked¬†in¬†institutions¬†such¬†as¬†Goldman¬†Sachs,¬†Ernst¬†and¬†Young,¬†and¬†Dresdner¬†Kleinwort¬†Wasserstein,¬†all¬†in¬†New¬†York.¬†Sourabh¬†grew¬†up¬†in¬†the¬†US¬†and¬†moved¬†to¬†India¬†in¬†late¬†2008.¬†¬†He¬†lives¬†in¬†Goa¬†with¬†his¬†wife¬†and¬†daughter¬†and¬†their¬†three¬†dogs.¬†¬†Sourabh¬†is¬†an¬†avid¬†angel¬†investor¬†and¬†an¬†LP¬†in¬†many¬†accelerator¬†funds.¬†¬†He¬†is¬†also¬†an¬†advisor¬†to¬†several¬†startups.¬†¬†Sourabh¬†is¬†on¬†the¬†board¬†of¬†Khela¬†Ghar,¬†an¬†NGO¬†based¬†out¬†of¬†Calcutta,¬†and¬†a¬†founding¬†trustee¬†of¬†Daya¬†Foundation.¬†¬†He¬†is¬†also¬†an¬†Advisor¬†to¬†the¬†Phreegroup,¬†where¬†he¬†advises¬†them¬†on¬†them¬†on¬†teh¬†operations¬†of¬†their¬†neo¬†bank¬†Phree¬†Bank.¬†¬†He¬†holds¬†a¬†BBA¬†in¬†Economics¬†from¬†Pace¬†University¬†in¬†New¬†York.