Digital Future Re. Imagined
2022 DATE SUMMIT will featured 4 IT trends in digital economy. Also a brand new design visual summit. Come have a nice DATE with us online on 9/7-9/8

Speakers

Cynthia Kiang
Experience: Director General, Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA Director General, Department of International Cooperation, MOEA Director General, Department of Commerce, MOEA Deputy Director General, Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA Chief Secretary, Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA Director, Trade Development Division, Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA Executive Secretary, Department of Commerce, MOEA First (Economic) Secretary, Economic Division, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada Section Chief, Industrial Development Bureau, MOEA
Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA
Director General
Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA
Director General
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
Cheng-Mount Cheng
Education B.A., in Economics, National Taiwan University M.S. Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Experience Chairman, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (2020~) Deputy Minister, National Development Council (2018~2020) Executive Secretary, National Development Fund, Executive Yuan (2018~2020) Vice Chairman, Financial Supervisory Commission (2016~2018) President, Agricultural Bank of Taiwan (2015~2016) President, Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance (2012~2015) Chief Economist, Citibank Taiwan Limited (2002~2012) Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Banking and Finance, National Chengchi University (2011) Assistant Research Fellow, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (1998~2002)
YangMing Marine Transport Corp.
Chairman
YangMing Marine Transport Corp.
Chairman
Eva Chen
Appointed Country Manager in 2013, Eva Chen is in charge of the overall development strategy for Mastercard Taiwan. In addition to creating and promoting market-facing products & services, Eva is skilled at building close partnerships with industry players & financial partners and at reinforcing Mastercard’s position as pioneer of innovative payments in Taiwan. Together with her team she has elevated Mastercard’s business offering throughout the market. Prior to joining Mastercard, Eva graduated from the EMBA program at National Taiwan University after earning her bachelor’s degree in Economics from National Chengchi University.
Mastercard Taiwan
Country Manager
Mastercard Taiwan
Country Manager
Sean Fu
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading payments technology company delivering innovative software and services to our customers globally. Our technologies, services and team member expertise allow us to provide a broad range of solutions that enable our customers to operate their businesses more efficiently across a variety of channels around the world.
Global Payments Asia Pacific
Senior Vice President, Greater China
Global Payments Asia Pacific
Senior Vice President, Greater China
Mark Stannard
Boku provides payment services for global companies selling digital services: games, music, video, live sports, dating, software, advertising, and ride-sharing. ​ ​ Clients include Apple, Google, Sony, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, Netflix, and Spotify.​
Boku Inc.
Chief Business Officer
Boku Inc.
Chief Business Officer
Danny Tang
Danny Tang is the Chief Digital Officer of E.SUN Bank. Before joining E.SUN in 2021, Danny was IBM’s Global Banking Solutions Leader. During his 20-year tenure at IBM, he advised banks from over 50 countries. Danny has many publications and was named one of 108 financial services influencers to follow. Danny has an MBA degree from the Anderson School at UCLA.
E.SUN Bank
Chief Digital Officer
E.SUN Bank
Chief Digital Officer
Peter Pu
He specializes in corporate governance and risk management, including ESG, information security, and business continuity management. With more than 20 years of experience in the international standards and certification industry, he has advocated the concept and practical experience of risk management in different sectors. He specializes in analyzing the impact of various risks on enterprises and provides insights on response actions and strategic planning. He continues to promote corporate governance and risk management in Taiwan, providing companies with international practices and advice and facilitating industry development and cooperation. Therefore, He successfully helps expand and establish international standards in government, telecommunications, finance, and technology industries.
BSI
Managing Director, NE Asia Region
BSI
Managing Director, NE Asia Region
Robert Chin
Robert is a professional executive for global companies like IBM, UMC Group and ASUSTeK and entrepreneur for start-up with 32-year experience of management, finance, sales/marketing and MIS at high-tech industry like IT, IT services, S/W, semiconductor, IPC, car, DRAM...industries.
ASUSTeK
Head of Server BU and Chairman of Information Security
ASUSTeK
Head of Server BU and Chairman of Information Security
Leo Seewald
Leo Seewald is a senior financial services industry thought leader with over 20 years of experience in Asia. He began in Hong Kong in 2000, where he practiced corporate commercial and securities law, later joining Manulife Financial as the Asia head of Legal and Compliance in 2006. In 2009, Mr. Seewald moved to Taiwan to take on a management role as Chairman of Manulife’s asset management company and Deputy General Manager of Manulife’s life insurance operation in Taiwan. From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Seewald was Chairman and Country Head of BlackRock Investment Management (Taiwan) Co., Limited. Mr. Seewald served as the Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei in 2019 and as President on an interim basis from September 2020 to April 2021. He is also a director and advisor to MaiCoin, Taiwan’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, and is driving a project to launch Taiwan’s first New Taiwan Dollar denominated stable coin, or “TWDC”.
MaiCoin
Director and Advisor
MaiCoin
Director and Advisor
Jennifer Chang
Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences — helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world’s most distributed compute platform — from cloud to edge — we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away.
Akamai Technologies
Sales Manager, Media Division Taiwan
Akamai Technologies
Sales Manager, Media Division Taiwan
Pochang Wu
Wu is the Co-founder of OurSong, the lead vocalist of the band "Echo". Devoted his life to digital music and blockchain/NFT platform development, joined KKCompany in 2016 and co-founded KKFARM. OurSong originated from the innovation laboratory within the KKBOX Group. OurSong, which was officially launched in 2019, is Taiwan's largest digital collection and trading platform for music content. We hope to make real-world creations a digital collection that people collect and trade in their daily lives, allowing music creators to seek more and different creative methods and economic benefits, so that future music creation will have more appearances.
OurSong
Co-founder
OurSong
Co-founder
William Wu
William is the senior strategy manager of WOO Network, responsible for operation and growth strategy. Before joining WOO, William was a business consultant for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for two years, providing services to clients from the fields of finance, technology, FMCG, and healthcare, focusing on enterprise strategy and business transformation. Later, he joined Gogoro to lead the global/local expansion of his new business called GoShare. He joined WOO Network in 2021.
WOO Network
Senior Strategy Manager
WOO Network
Senior Strategy Manager
David Nussbaum
David is an award-winning writer and producer who founded Proto after 20 years in the entertainment industry, having spent time in sports radio, television, podcasting and live events. His work was crucial in advancing hologram technology including benchmark moments that advanced the industry such as Jimmy Kimmel’s live appearances via hologram at the CMA Awards, the digital resurrection of Latin Music legends Juan Gabriel and Jenni Rivera, Julian Assange’s digital breakout of the Ecuadorian Embassy, the first hologram fashion show with Christian Dior, and the Ronald Reagan hologram at his Presidential Library. He has also completed projects with Jack Black, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios, NBC’s The Voice, Amercia’s Got Talent, the National Comedy Center and others. David`s vision for PROTO is to facilitate communication of all kinds that adds the emotional element that previous virtual methods lack. He wants to see a PROTO in every home streaming world class interactive hologram con
PROTO
CEO
PROTO
CEO
Rufus Parkinson
Rufus is the CEO and Co-Founder of Style.me - a leading technology and content provider for digital fashion. Having built the venture up over the past 5+ years, and with the development team based in Taipei, Style.me has accumulated a broad base of clients spanning North America, Europe and Asia. Rufus and his team are focused on continual innovation in a fast evolving space that has taken them from 3D virtual fitting solutions to AR and fashion shows in the metaverse. Prior to Style.me, Rufus had built a successful career in consumer goods and luxury working for the likes of Mars Inc and LVMH. Rufus is a fluent Chinese speaker with over 20 years of experience in Asia.
Style.me
CEO and Co-Founder
Style.me
CEO and Co-Founder
Kora Hsieh
ELLE has always been the forefront in being the game changer within the industry. From making history with the first NFT cover of a fashion magazine to creating the first beauty production with digital models. With more and more brands start to embrace blockchain technology through digital assets, NFTs and metaverse, ELLE Taiwan prepared to break new frontiers again to stay culturally relevant, curate experiences, and extend influence to connect with the new generation. The possibilities are endless, and this is only the beginning to setting new standards for the future lifestyle.
ELLE
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
ELLE
Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Dr. David Martyn Lewis WILLIAMS
Global Digital MOJO (GDM) is an international digital strategy and software production company founded in Hong Kong in 2009. As an international hub, Hong Kong is beneficial and in line with GDM’s development strategy. We have expanded to set up 6 studios around the world. We work with clients who want to transform their businesses by linking online and offline. Our services are in the crossover of new technology and UX design and development in the Metaverse (AR/VR/AI), O2O experience design, international business strategy and O2O marketing communications. We also provide world-class education and training services in new media and technology through the MOJO Digital Transformation Academy. During the Covid-19 period, in addition to offering professional services, GDM has focused on developing its own unique SaaS PRODUCTS (META:XR, @Connect and Cogni AI).
Global Digital MOJO
President
Global Digital MOJO
President
Serkan Acar
Zero Density’s Regional Manager responsible for the Asia Pacific region, Serkan has been one of the key players driving the company's global growth. He has 25 years of experience in various management roles at giant companies such as HP, IBM and Siemens.
Zero Density
Regional Manager
Zero Density
Regional Manager
Johnson Jiang
Chuang Ying Picture Entertainment, Inc. was officially established in 2011. Johnson was promoted to the general manager in 2019, responsible for the operation layout and plan execution. In 2021, the racing movie " Nezha " will be released and won the Golden Horse Award for Best Action Design. Johnson is also the global media strategy chief of Ezek, whom successfully issued Phanta Bear NFT and ranked first in the world on the trading platform OpenSea ranking in just seven days.
Edisons co Taiwan
CEO
Edisons co Taiwan
CEO
Jerry Ng
Jerry is responsible for strategy planning and supervised the operation of PGMall. Starting his profession in e-commerce since 2017, Jerry gained his MSc in Science Computing with distinction from University College London.
PG Mall
Chief Operation Officer
PG Mall
Chief Operation Officer
Dain Lee
Dain Lee is the junior merchandising manager currently specializing in sourcing, managing, and curating a company's products and promotional material. Experienced with both online and offline distribution channels. Well-versed in overseeing the buying process, forecasting market trends, and negotiating with vendors.
Gmarket Global
Manager
Gmarket Global
Manager
Mariana Mekbekian
Mariana Mekbekian is the Senior analyst responsible for the cross-border operation on the Via Varejo Marketplace. With over 5 years of experience in hunting and sales, Mariana works as both a hunter and commercial analyst, she is always searching for the best stores to join the platform, supporting every step of the onboarding process. Working closely with our sellers, Mariana helps to create sales strategies to deliver the best results for our partner sellers, together with the marketing team and other key accounts, our goal is to have every seller surpass its GMV potential in the Brazilian market.
Via
Senior Hunter
Via
Senior Hunter
David Morales Reyes
Established in 2005, PC Componentes is the leading digital gadgets e-commerce platform in Spain. Consumers can purchase various IT products on this platform with a relatively competitive price.
PC Componentes
eCommerce Manager
PC Componentes
eCommerce Manager

Agenda

02:00
Opening Ceremony
Cynthia Kiang
Director General, Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA
James C. F. Huang
Chairman, TAITRA
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
02:20
Crucial Talk
James C. F. Huang
Chairman, TAITRA
Cheng-Mount Cheng
Chairman, YangMing Marine Transport Corp.
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
03:00
Re.Constructed: The Future Digital Payment Ecosystem
Eva Chen
Country Manager, Mastercard Taiwan
Sean Fu
Senior Vice President, Greater China, Global Payments Asia Pacific
Danny Tang
Chief Digital Officer, E.SUN Bank
Mark Stannard
Chief Business Officer, Boku Inc.
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
04:30
Break
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
06:00
Re.Interpreted: Less Trust, More Truth in Web 3.0 Era
Robert Chin
Head of Server BU and Chairman of Information Security, ASUSTeK
Peter Pu
Managing Director, NE Asia Region, BSI
Leo Seewald
Director and Advisor, MaiCoin
Jennifer Chang
Sales Manager, Media Division Taiwan, Akamai Technologies
Pochang Wu
Co-founder, OurSong
William Wu
Senior Strategy Manager, WOO Network
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
08:30
See You Tomorrow
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
08:30
Panel Discussion
Moderator
Panelist
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