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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.

Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Expert on U.S.-China Relations

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Admiral Bill Owens is the former vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff and the chairman of the NYSE for Asia, AEA Investors ASIA, and Prometheus, Beijing. He is an expert on China-U.S. relations and fosters talks between the countries. He addresses the bilateral relationship and how the lagging military one affects the countries’ more advanced economic ties. He also breaks down ways for American and Chinese companies to operate in their respective foreign countries.

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.

Former Australian Police Sniper, Expert on Human Performance

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Derrick McManus has truly changed the meaning of "defying the odds". After being brutally attacked as an Australian police sniper and counterterrorist operative, McManus was deemed all but dead by medical professionals. Out of sheer will-to-survive and passionate self-belief, McManus pulled through the severe injuries. His incredible is one that makes for an unforgettable story full of motivational tales and inspiring insights.

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.

CEO & Principal; PeopleLENS Global Associates Pte Ltd

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Gyan Nagpal is the author of best-selling Talent Economics: The Fine Line Between Winning and Losing the Global War for Talent. He tackles the topic of talent strategy from a CEO perspective. In his research, he found that CEOs expect business complexity to increase but feel unprepared to handle it. The result is Nagpal’s internationally-focused, disciplined, and measurable strategy for talent. He addresses the macro trends and helps organizations look at talent strategy in an interdisciplinary way.

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.