The changes in our lives in the last 10 years due to technology have been unfathomable. We’ve all become phubbers who worship either a bitten apple or a little green robot.
At Echelon Thailand 2015, join this panel of experts to find out how technology has disrupted the different areas of our lives, and how they will continue to revolutionise those different lifestyle components for the post-millennials and beyond.
Moderator: Michael Agustin
Michael Agustin is a Resident Mentor at MaGIC’s MAP program. He recently founded Weaver, a more fun and visual way to communicate.
Prior to Weaver, Michael co-founded GameSalad, which gives users without any programming experience the ability to create iPhone and Android games using an intuitive drag-and-drop interface. Today, over a million games uploaded to the iOS App Store have been created on GameSalad.
Panellist: Edwyn Chan
Edwyn Chan is the Founder and Chief Everything Officer of Spottly; which aims to re-imagine travel guides for the social mobile era through socially curated travel recommendations. Spottly has been featured in the App Store and publications such as Conde Nast Traveler, LA times, and Timeout and is seed funded by 500 Startups, Cherubic Ventures and Gobi Ventures.
Prior to starting Spottly, Chan was with the National Basketball Association and was responsible for the official NBA China, Taiwan and Hong Kong website. Edwyn graduated from the Stern School of Business at New York University and has an MBA from the joint MIT and Tsinghua University programme.
Panellist: Guillaume Sachet
Guillaume Sachet has close to 20 years of experience in the media and telecom industry. He is the Head of Strategic Planning at MediaCorp, where he drives group strategy, corporate development as well as Innovation (the Mediapreneur’s incubator).
Currently, he sits on the Board of Cubinet Interactive, a Malaysian digital games publisher, which MediaCorp has a majority stake in, as well as on the Board of EventClique, a Singaporean social ticketing gateway.
Panellist: David Jou
David is Co-founder and CEO of Pomelo Fashion, the largest vertical online fashion brand in Southeast Asia. With a team of over 100 people, the company is headquartered in Bangkok with additional offices in Singapore, Seoul, and Jakarta.
Jou began his career in New York City as a consultant at Bain & Company and at New Mountain Capital, a US$10 billion private equity firm based in New York. He is also the proud owner of “Jpeg the Cat”, who most recently was featured as a LINE sticker on Pomelo’s official account.
Panellist: Moo Natavudh
Moo Natavudh is a tech entrepreneur with over 15 years experience in founding, funding and managing tech companies. He is currently the Founder and CEO of Ookbee, SEA’s biggest e-book store with a market share of over 85 per cent in Thailand.
Besides Ookbee, he’s also Venture Partner at 500 TukTuks, a US$10M USD micro-fund focused on promising Thai startups.
Panelist: Takahiro Haneda
Speciality: App Trends
As the APAC Marketing Director of App Annie, Takahiro Haneda supports App Annie’s effort in empowering app publishers and developers to build a better app business across Asia. He currently oversees marketing in the APAC region such as China, Korea, Southeast Asia and Japan.
Previously, Haneda was the Director of Marketing at Uzabase in Japan, where he was instrumental in building SPEEDA, a B2B business information platform and NewsPick, a B2C business news curation app, which are widely popular among business professionals in Japan.
Enjoy all these sessions by joining us at Echelon Thailand 2015, taking place on November 26 and 27, from 830 AM to 530 PM with an exclusive after-party that runs till late. The event will be hosted at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC). Tickets are available for purchase online. Exclusive to e27 readers, use promo code e27Subscriber to enjoy awesome savings.