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CKGSB and Founders Forum Partner to Bring Dozens of CEOs to Stellar Event
2018-06-11  - Hong Kong

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is delighted to join the Founders Forum for a high-level event in Hong Kong on March 20. This private forum will convene approximately 200 founders and C-suite executives from around the world for a discussion on innovative businesses. Topics addressed will range from the Growth of China’s Tech Firms and China’s Technology-driven Business Models to Health-Tech and the Future of Blockchain.

CKGSB is co-organizing this event together with the Founders Forum, an invitation-only network of 5,000+ successful companies worldwide. The event will feature a delegation of members from the Founders Forum who will be joining from Europe, mainland China and Hong Kong. 

AGENDA
09:00-09:10 Welcome Remarks from CKGSB and Founders Forum
09:10-09:20 Growth of Tech Firms in China
Gan Jie, Professor of Finance, Director of Center on Finance and Economic Growth, CKGSB
09:20-09:30 China’s Technology-Driven Business Models
Zhang Weining, Professor of Accounting, CKGSB
09:30-09:45 What Can Machines Learn: Implication on the Workforce
Erik Brynsjolffson, Professor, MIT
09:45-10:05 How to Build and Scale a Unicorn in Asia
Fritz Demopoulos, Founder, Queen’s Road Capital
Victor Chu, Founder, First Eastern Investment Group
Christina Gaw, Founder, Gaw Capital
Moderator:
Yun-Hee Kim, Senior Editor, Wall Street Journal
10:05-10:25 Health-Tech: rebuilding ourselves in software: future of decoding human health & disease 
Dr. Jack Kreindler, Co-Founder, CHHP
Jun Wang, Co-Founder, iCarbonX
Moderator:
Louise Lucas, Technology Correspondent, Financial Times
10:25-10:50 Future of Blockchain
Joyce Kim, Founder, Sparkchain Capital
Kathleen Breitman, Founder, Tezos
Vivek Ramachandran, Global Head of Innovation, HSBC
David Schwartz, Founder, Ripple Chief Cryptographer
10:50-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-11:30 Disruptors/Rising Stars
Jeff Lyndon, President and Co-founder, iDreamsky
Ovidiu Oliea, Founder, Valoot
Patrick Ngan, Founder, QFPay
Demet Mutlu, Founder, E-commerce
Norma Chu, Founder, DayDay Cook
Winston Cheng, President of International, JD.com
Reeve Kwan, Founder, GoGoVan
Eric Gnock Fah, Founder, Klook
11:30-11:55 Media Session
Xie Yafang, TV Host, Phoenix TV
Neeraj Roy, Founder, Hungama
Joe Hyrkin, Founder, Issuu
Lilian Leong, Founder, 9Gag
Shaul Olmert, Founder, Playbuzz
11:55-12:20 How To Partner in Asia
Frank Tang, CEO and Managing Partner, FountainVest Partners, CKGSB Alumni
Harish Bahl, Founder, Smile Group
Moderator:
Zuraidah Ibrahim, Correspondent, South China Morning Post
12:20-12:30 Exits and “Dancing with Elephants:  How startups should relate to Big Companies”
Bradley Horowitz, Vice President, Google
12:30-12:35 Closing Remarks
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