Reimagining Life after New Normal
09.16 - 09.17
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Reinventing Your New Business Model
In the era of 'Coronomics', various innovative business models are shifting the market. 2021 DATE SUMMIT will feature detailed and visualize the new look of digital ecosystem. Join the DATE VIRTUAL SUMMIT, Have a nice online DATE with us!

Speakers

James C. F. Huang
James C. F. Huang is the incumbent chairman of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), an apex body of business and trade promotion organization in Taiwan.Chairman Huang is a dynamic, charismatic and vibrant leader, who is also a distinguished entrepreneur and former diplomat dedicated to promoting Taiwan's economic development and international relations.
TAITRA
Chairman
TAITRA
Chairman
Steven Pan
S. Steven Pan is the Executive Chairman of Silks Hotel Group and the listed FIH Corporation in Taipei, which is the leading hotel listed company in Taiwan. Silks Group currently owns and operates the international luxury hotel Regent Taipei and five diverse hotel brands. Steven frequently speaks in various international conferences such as Forbes and appears on CNBC, Bloomberg to discuss business trends and leadership. Steven obtained a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986 and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1988. Prior to joining FIH in 1991 he was an Associate at First Boston.
Silks Hotels Group
Chairman
Silks Hotels Group
Chairman
Ting Chen
Ting Chen Joined EasyCard Corporation on March, 2018. Her professional background prior to joining the EasyCard was bank manger, with expertise in the fields of mergers and acquistions, e-commerce, the development of innovative digital platform, retail customer experience, hybrid physical-digital payment.
EasyCard Corporation
Chairman
EasyCard Corporation
Chairman
Ketan Samani
"Mr. Ketan Samani is Chief Digital Officer of China Development Financial. He is in charge of fintech & digital innovation strategy planning and data analytics decision & development. Prior to joining CDF, Mr. Samani spearheaded digital transformation, online banking and e-business initiatives at multinational financial institutions including UBS, DBS, Standard Chartered, Barclays and HSBC in a career spanning 25 years. While at UBS, Mr. Samani led the Wealth Management division in achieving widely awarded “Best-in-Class” private banking platform in Asia Pacific. "
China Development Financial
Chief Digital Officer
China Development Financial
Chief Digital Officer
Nick Pollard
Nick Pollard joined CFA Institute in 2016 as managing director for Asia Pacific. Based in the Hong Kong SAR office, he also oversees operations in Beijing, China and Mumbai, India. Nick is responsible for working with all CFA Institute stakeholders, increasing the number of candidates entering and moving through the organization’s credentialing programs, and working with institutional partners (employers, universities and regulators) throughout the region. He is actively engaged with 21 CFA Institute societies that represent more than 27,000 members in the region.
CFA Institute
Managing Director, APAC
CFA Institute
Managing Director, APAC
Gary Zee
Gary Zee is the General Manager & Account Director of Refinitiv Taiwan. He is currently responsible for ensuring customer excellence while driving revenue growth for Refinitiv Taiwan. His over 18-years-expereience of market data and technology has provided largest customers on complex projects ranging from data distribution, navigating regulatory challenges, creation of big data lakes and machine learning projects. Since joining the organization in 2007, he has held various sales, account management, and senior leadership roles in New York, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Prior to joining Refinitiv, Gary worked at a FinTech startup in New York. He graduated from the State University of New York in 2001. He is an avid golfer.
Refinitiv Taiwan
General Manager & Account Director
Refinitiv Taiwan
General Manager & Account Director
Ying Bai
Ying started her career in Hong Kong, Asia's main financial hub and a leader in East Asia for ESG practice. She worked for French investment bank Société Générale on the trading floor, and as a consultant for Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management. Prior to joining FTSE Russell, she worked at a fintech startup Miotech as Product Specialist, and helped to create an ESG dataset and ratings for the Chinese speaking markets using AI and alternative data points.
London Stock Exchange Group
ESG Lead, Great China,
London Stock Exchange Group
ESG Lead, Great China,
William Wei
"William helped Foxconn launch #MIH Open EV platform, the Android of EV, with tremendous momentum. As the CTO of Foxconn group, William is also responsible for Foxconn’s 3.0 technology strategy in EV, Robots and Digital Health. 20+ years veteran in computing and Internet related technologies and FinTech/Blockchain/Mobility Computing researcher & entrepreneur. Former NeXT & Apple engineer with strong background in System and Tools, Founder of Tech Startups with track records and exits."
MIH
CTO
MIH
CTO
Kevin Chen
Kevin is the founder and CEO of LINE TAXI, aims to provide an innovate service to expedite the digitalization of the taxi industry. Since founded as TaxiGo in 2017, the company has grew rapidly and significantly increased app-based ride-hailing and electronic payment adoption in Taiwan. In late 2019 LINE invested in TaxiGo and rebrand the service to LINE TAXI.
LINE TAXI
CEO
LINE TAXI
CEO
George Chen
George Chen is Managing Director of Cisco Taiwan, a role where he is responsible for developing strategies and driving sales growth in the market. As a seasoned leader, Chen is committed to striving for excellence, embracing self-transformation to remain competitive, and leading team members to deliver outstanding values to customers and business partners. Prior to joining Cisco, Chen held several management positions at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), working with enterprise customers with diverse background and scale. In 2012, Chen was awarded the Top 100 MVP Managers Innovative Service Award by the monthly magazine MANAGER Today. Also, Chen received the Best Annual Growth Country Award from HPE Asia Pacific Technical Service Consulting.
Cisco
Managing Director of Cisco Taiwan
Cisco
Managing Director of Cisco Taiwan
Arthur Chen
With over 10 years of experience in the fields of big data and digital marketing, Arthur has propelled the company’s growth across the APAC region and capture some big client wins. He also continued to expand Vpon’s mobile proprietary data platform through strategic partnerships with leading industry players.
Vpon Big Data Group
Chief Operating Officer
Vpon Big Data Group
Chief Operating Officer
Lionel Adam
Lionel Adam has earned a master’s degree as Telecommunication and Network Engineer at Sup Galilée, Lionel looks back at a long career in the media, entertainment and telecommunications sectors with Technicolor, where he has held several high-level managerial positions. Lionel is the driving force behind Gamestream's rapid global expansion, as he has nurtured new relationships with some of the world's biggest Telco networks services providers such as Chungwa Telecom, Bouygues Telecom, Telekom Slovenije etc.
Gamestream
Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Gamestream
Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Mark Peterman
Peterman has 35 years of experience in the global high-performance cycling industry. From athlete, retailer, territory manager to Global GM of GT Bicycles (+150m) and VP Asia for Cycling Sports Group (+350m) . Peterman has extensive senior industry experience in product development/sourcing with extensive foreign office leadership.
AIR FOM
Founder and CEO
AIR FOM
Founder and CEO
Winston Hsiao
With a strong background in economics, Winston Hsiao is a serial entrepreneur and active crypto trader. Winston founded Taiwan’s first Bitcoin exchange BTCEx-TW in 2013, and has invested in seed equity rounds of many crypto startups. Winston is also Founder & CEO of Verico International, a consumer electronics brand. Born in Taiwan but grew up in India, Winston majored in economics at Savitribai Phule Pune University, where he graduated with FirstClass Honors. In 2018, Winston co-founded XREX, an exchange service provider, and serves as Chief Revenue Officer. Winston divides his time between Taipei and India.
XREX
Co-Founder and CRO
XREX
Co-Founder and CRO
Wayne Huang
Born and spent many years of his early years in the US, Wayne Huang is an internationally-recognized cybersecurity expert instrumental in developing innovative blockchain-based solutions currently used in several emerging markets that help cross-border merchants to overcome the dollar liquidity shortage issue. As a leading technologist, Wayne has a deep understanding of how technology, if used correctly, can be used to bring positive changes to the world. Before founding XREX, Wayne served as VP Engineering to Proofpoint (NASDAQ: PFPT), where he spent 5 years building and growing TAP (Targeted Attack Protection) from 0 to $350M+ in ARR (annual recurring revenue), servicing 9 of the top 10 US banks, and 56 of Fortune 100.
XREX
Co-Founder and CEO
XREX
Co-Founder and CEO
Raj Nair
Raj Nair is a successful serial entrepreneur who has previously founded very successful startups in the area of cloud computing and media delivery. His first startup, Arrowpoint Communications, invented L5 network load balancing and was acquired by Cisco Systems for $6B. Later he co-founded Azuki Systems, a pioneer in Over-the-Top media delivery to phones and tablets and was acquired by Ericsson in 2014. Raj has over 35 patents in a range of communications technologies including content routing, security and load balancing.
Avesha
Founder and CEO
Avesha
Founder and CEO
Marvin Chiu
Marvin has thirty years of experience in the software industry, Marvin Chiu is often described as an early pioneer in Taiwan’s new generation tech trends. He is well-rounded and has served in high managerial positions at NCR, Oracle, Trend Micro Taiwan, Asia Pacific Consumer Software Business Group, and Cyberlink Global Channel Group.
Speed 3D Inc.
Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Speed 3D Inc.
Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Fabien Petitgrand
Fabien is a main contributor to the Weightless-P LPWAN technology specification. He currently heads Ubiik’s software development team and technology strategy. Prior to joining Ubiik in 2016, Fabien was with MStar France SAS as System Lead and MStar Semiconductor Inc. (acquired by Mediatek) as Special Assistant to the President from 2006 to 2013. Fabien holds a Research Degree in Digital Communications Systems from Telecom ParisTech and a Master of Engineering in Telecommunications and Signal Processing from Ecole Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en Electrotechnique et Electronique.
Ubiik
Chief Technology Officer
Ubiik
Chief Technology Officer
Victor J. Chow
Victor J. Chow is the founder and CEO of 3 SQUARE, a cloud kitchen network and virtual restaurant group. He has extensive executive foodtech experience and has relationships and has serviced 5K restaurants in Taiwan and over 25K restaurants across APAC. He also held various senior management positions in advertising, automotive and education. He began his career on Wall Street at Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley. His love of food and respect for restaurant owners started at a young age, where he grew up in an immigrant family that owned, operated and invested in 40 restaurants.
3 SQUARE
Founder and CEO
3 SQUARE
Founder and CEO
Emily Chen
Emilyhas been in the retail market for more than 15 years. She is currently the General Manager of Pinkoi Taiwan. She is responsible for marketing operations in Taiwan. She has entered the marketing industry from a media agency and has rich experience in linking issues operations, publicity planning, merchandise strategy, customer insights, and channel layout. She joined the Brand Marketing Director as a Public Relations Consultant, and developed the brand layout.
Pinkoi
TW General Manager
Pinkoi
TW General Manager
Jakub Kołodyński
Jakub as the Senior Business Development Partner in Allegro is responsible for expanding the cooperation network with the platform's closest partners from the APAC region. His aim is to make it easier for Asian merchants to start selling on one of the biggest e-commerce platforms in Europe. He is also taking care of education and onboarding of the Chinese speaking sellers on Allegro. The majority of his work experience was gained in the business-tech environment in Asia. He is a fluent Chinese speaker.
Allegro
Senior Business Development Partner
Allegro
Senior Business Development Partner
Chua Khai
Chua Khai Suan, graduated with Master Degree in Information Technology at Charles Sturt University Australia, has been 20 years in IT industry. He is the Founder and CEO of Youbeli.com, one of the Top 3 e-Marketplace in Malaysia, also the Founder and CEO of MICES Technology Sdn Bhd, which is an eCommerce Solution Enabler, and the managing directly for FSI Online Sdn Bhd, which is an online education portal.
Youbeli.com
Founder and CEO
Youbeli.com
Founder and CEO
Ehab Sadek
Ehab Sadek is the Head of Seller Success at Tradeling, the MENA region’s leading B2B e-commerce platform. Ehab is part of a dynamic management team that kick-started the hypergrowing eMarketplace, which originated as part of the Dubai 10X initiative. , Head of Seller Success, Tradeling
Tradeling
Head of Seller Success
Tradeling
Head of Seller Success
Yuhui (Jackie) Wu
Ever since joined Rakuten 11 years ago, Jackie has been supported more than 10 businesses and led several global expansion projects over 8 countries, mostly under E-Commerce fields. With current project, his team has been empowering more than 200 merchants in Taiwan and has established expansion gateway into Japan marketplace.
Rakuten
Global Business Department Senior Global EC Manager
Rakuten
Global Business Department Senior Global EC Manager
Sherry Jan
Find key potential international brands for cross-border opportunities to Thailand, provide consultation on e-commerce online strategies and digital marketing plans (Social media management, social media advertising plans, Website SEO, Google SEM, Google Analytics, Tag and Search Console, videography/photography and influencers collaborations including celebrities).
JD Central
International Business Development Manager
JD Central
International Business Development Manager

Agenda

02:00
Opening Ceremony
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
02:30
Crucial Talk
James C. F. Huang
Chairman, TAITRA
Steven Pan
Chairman, Silks Hotels Group
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
03:00
Future Finance:Digital Empower the Sustainable Investing
Ting Chen
Chairman, EasyCard Corporation
Ketan Samani
Chief Digital Officer, China Development Financial
Nick Pollard
Managing Director, APAC, CFA Institute
Gary Zee
General Manager & Account Director, Refinitiv Taiwan
Ying Bai
ESG Lead, Great China,, London Stock Exchange Group
Arthur Chen
Chief Operating Officer, Vpon Big Data Group
Wayne Huang
Co-Founder and CEO, XREX
Winston Hsiao
Co-Founder and CRO, XREX
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
05:30
Break
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
06:00
Innovation LAB:Reimaging Life after The New Normal
William Wei
CTO, MIH
Kevin Chen
CEO, LINE TAXI
Mark Peterman
Founder and CEO, AIR FOM
Emily Chen
TW General Manager, Pinkoi
Victor J. Chow
Founder and CEO, 3 SQUARE
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
08:30
See You Tomorrow
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
09:00
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
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