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Founder, Former CEO, and Board Co-Chair of Room to Read

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John Wood is the founder and board chair of Room to Read. He started Room to Read after a fast-paced and distinguished career with Microsoft from 1991 to 1999. John continues to bring Room to Read a vision for a scalable solution to developing global educational problems with an intense focus on results and an ability to attract a world-class group of employees, volunteers, and funders. Today, John focuses full-time on long-term strategy, capital acquisition, public speaking, and media opportunities for the organization. John also teaches at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and New York University’s Stern School of Business and serves on the Advisory Board of the Clinton Global Initiative.

Author, The End of Cheap China

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Shaun Rein is the author of the best-selling book The End of Cheap China: Economic and Cultural Trends That Will Disrupt the World and the managing director of the China Market Research Group. He is one of the preeminent thought leaders on strategy consulting in China. Millions read his regular column in Bloomberg Businessweek. In an engaging and informative presentation, he details the cultural and economic trends that affect doing business in China, the U.S.-China relationship, and the opportunities arising in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.

Beijing Bureau Chief, The Economist

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Currently, David has taken over as Beijing Bureau Chief for The Economist. David was the Washington bureau chief and "Lexington" columnist of The Economist from 2012 to 2018. Before that he was UK political editor and "Bagehot" columnist of The Economist and before that he was EU correspondent and "Charlemagne" columnist of The Economist. No other journalist at the magazine has written all three of those columns. The postings have given David a front-row seat as economic woes and populist political forces have upended the global world order that some had thought was settled. Over the years David has interviewed heads of state, heads of government, cabinet secretaries, and countless elected politicians and newsmakers, and reported from more than 50 countries.

Contemporary Pianist, Composer, and Author

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Kevin Asbjörnson is a composer, pianist, inspirational speaker, and author. He focuses on the areas of global leadership, creativity and innovation in the workplace, and coaching for performance and potential. With the idea that high-impact leaders have a lot in common with artists, he explores the artistry of leadership while demonstrating techniques through live piano performances. His presentations are fresh and entertaining, with solid content and messaging.

Leader of the 1st Singapore Everest Expedition

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David Lim led the first Singapore Mount Everest Expedition. He delivers unforgettable talks on leadership and bouncing back from setbacks, having battled a nerve disorder that left him partially disabled. Lim helps people believe they can be more than ordinary. He is on the adjunct faculty for INSEAD’s business school and the author of three books: Mountain to Climb, Against Giants: The Life and Climbs of a Disabled Mountaineer, and How Leaders Lead: 71 Lessons in Leading Yourself and Others.
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Best-Selling Author & CEO of Innovation Research Lab, Tomorrow

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Mike Walsh is the best-selling author of Futuretainment and is CEO of innovation research lab, Tomorrow, a leading authority on the digital future. Mike's expertise is explaining new patterns of consumer behaviour and disruptive technologies in emerging markets. Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike takes an anthropological approach—scanning the near horizon for disruptive technologies and consumer innovations on the verge of hitting critical mass, and then translating these into usable business strategies. Constantly travelling the world for the best ideas, Mike spends more than 300 days a year on the road interviewing innovators, entrepreneurs, and corporate revolutionaries to provide his clients and audiences with a fresh and compelling vision of tomorrow’s opportunities. Mike's latest book, The Algorithmic Leader: How to be smart when machines are smarter than you, offers a hopeful and practical guide for reinventing leadership and organizations. Mike's other books include Futuretainment, published by Phaidon (winner of the design award by the Art Director’s Club in New York) and The Dictionary Of Dangerous Ideas.

CEO and Founder, Export Now

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Frank Lavin gives organizations the tools they need to succeed internationally and discusses the impact of geopolitics and regulation on international trade. He is the CEO and founder of Export Now, which helps companies sell online in China, and the chairman of Edelman Asia Pacific, where he works on regulatory and government relations issues. He previously served as the U.S. ambassador to Singapore and the under secretary for international trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where he served as lead trade negotiator for China.

INSEAD Economics Professor

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Ilian Mihov is the professor of economics at INSEAD Singapore and renowned for his expertise in monetary and fiscal policy and economic growth. Repeatedly named INSEAD’s best teacher, he is adept at explaining the current economic environment and what that means for businesses. Mihov is extensively published and frequently appears on networks like BBC and CNBC Asia. He discusses the rapid transformation of the world economy and the rise of emerging economies in Asia.

Social Entrepreneur

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Dr. Asher Hasan is the founder and CEO of NAYA JEEVAN, a social enterprise dedicated to providing low-income families in the emerging world with affordable access to high-quality healthcare. It acts as the world’s first HMO for the urban, working poor.He discusses social entrepreneurship and transforming lives and the world from the bottom up.

Founder of UP! Your Service

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Ron Kaufman is an expert at building service cultures and the author of Uplifting Service! Kaufman explains the steps needed to engineer a service culture, while focusing on results and practical action. His extensive experience across industries are distilled into proven methodologies to help clients upgrade service performance and improve service culture.

News Anchor and Reporter, BBC World News

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Rico Hizon is the anchor of BBC World News’ Asia Business Report and the host of NewsDay. Hizon’s reports take him all across the Asia-Pacific region, and he discusses up-to-the-minute economic and market news and offers in-depth analysis of the latest business trends.

Founder of Interesting.org

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Fredrik Haren is the founder of interesting.org and has quickly become one of the most talked-about names in creativity. He has written eight books, including best-selling The Idea Book, and his latest, One World, One Company. He punctuates his messages with amusing examples that demonstrate the value of innovative thinking, yet show just how difficult it is. Haren discusses creativity, idea generation, entrepreneurship, and the new breed of global company.