MOX Happy Hour – Tall Tales from a Corporate Executive
MOX Happy Hour with Peter Huang
MOX Happy Hour in April will be with Peter Huang. Ever wondered how to rise to the top of the corporate world without selling your soul? What does a top healthcare corporate executive know that the general public and startup founders don’t know? How are these two questions even related? Meet Peter Huang, architect by training, APAC Vice President for Abbott Laboratories, multivariate individual and MOX Mentor extraordinaire.
In the past 20 years, Peter’s experiences included modernizing healthcare distributor, preparing for IPO pharmaceutical company, as well as various acquisitions and integrations of businesses across Asia. Join us for our April happy hour for a night of legendary networking with MOX’s global network of mentors and entrepreneurs. Come for the drinks, stay for the conversation.
Date: Apr. 29 (Thur.) 19:00 – 21:00
Location: Taiwan Tech Arena 3F Staircase
19:00 – 19:05 Opening remarks & Introduction
19:05 – 19:50 Peter Huang – Tall Tales from a Corporate Executive
19:50 – 20:00 Q&A
20:00 – 21:00 Networking
Peter Huang, Former Asia Pacific Vice President at Abbott
Currently working on starting up a number of healthcare related businesses. Peter is himself exploring opportunities to build his own business; the most recent jump in Peter’s long and varied career spent pursing different opportunities and interests.
Trained as an architect at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Peter ran his own firm in Taiwan before leaving for London Business School to pursue an MBA. His business career started with the Boston Consulting Group in Shanghai and transitioned into the corporate healthcare industry where he moved across several companies and countries eventually becoming Asia Pacific Divisional Vice President for Abbott Laboratories. In the past 20 years his experiences included modernizing healthcare distributor, DKSH; preparing for IPO pharmaceutical company, APPH; turning around and expanding into a regional hub Takeda, Thailand; as well as various greenfield start-ups, acquisitions and integrations of businesses across Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines and Indochina for a range of companies.
MOX—Mobile Only Accelerator—based in Taipei, enables startups to reach the next 4 billion mobile-only users in markets including Southeast Asia, India, Eastern Europe, and South America. MOX is operated by SOSV—a venture fund investing through startup accelerators around the world focused on cross-border Internet, Hardware, Biotech, Blockchain, Foodtech/Agritech. Through intensive support for growth, fundraising and partnership, MOX offers mobile startups from around the world free user acquisition via its smartphone platform and direct cash investment in return for revenue share and equity. MOX also helps monetize these users, and drive higher lifetime value.
MOX has backed English pronunciation coach ELSA, the first investment in Asia by Google’s AI venture arm Gradient Ventures; fintech company Achiko, listed on the Swiss SIX Exchange; and UNL, an “Internet of Places” micro-location platform backed by HERE Technologies.