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It is where you will become a witness innovators of the future.
where you will create innovators altogether.
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  1. 1. “innovators of the future” 9-10 November St.James Power Station NEVERLAND II Designed by Noritaka Kobayashi, inspired by Minori Fuke and Fe Ilya
  2. 2. 8 categories
  3. 3. 88 presenters X 180 seconds pitch Nov. 9-10 @St.James Power Station Singapore
  4. 4. Ages don’t matter Status don’t matter Organization, corporation, individual, NGO/NPO don’t matter Countries don’t matter Languages don’t matter
  5. 5. where you will become a witness to innovators of the future
  6. 6. first 44 presenters out of 88 presenters
  7. 7. Horchin Morin khuur artist, khoomei singer Artists, LIVE / Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region He is a professional artist of Morin khuur and khoomei. He received grand prix at National Artist Competition at Greater China, January 2012. He started his professional career. He will perform khoomei which is acient ethnic music. Audiences will linsten an amazing voice they have never heard before.
  8. 8. Mai Yasuda Calligraphyer, calligraphic evangelist Art, LIVE / Japan She began to learn Japanese calligraphy at age 5. Although she got a job in a different field from it after graduation of high school, she gradually considered what she really should do through variety of experiences and encounters. She thought herself deeply at that time. “I would like to contribute to society by what I only could do instead of something someone else can.” “What value could I provide to people?” “What is my expertise all in all?” She realized that she love writing Japanese calligraphy and writing is the best she could do. She decided to be a professional calligrapher. Her vision is inspiring people with writing Japanese calligraphy for hope. People who saw her works will feel energy and never forget their emotion. She will continue to create artworks of Japanese calligraphy that could make people touched and believes it is her role. Now she is working on various fields such as writing Japanese calligraphy, holding events, live performances of calligraphy, designing advertisement by calligraphy, organizing calligraphy classes and so on. URL: her gallery
  9. 9. Wei Yuet Wong Self Taought Photographer Art, Photo / Singapore, Italy, Japan, etc Wei Yuet is a self taught photographer. He got his first camera about ten years ago, has got a few more since then, and has not stopped playing with photography. He found that photography is a very useful medium to enter and examine many worlds in intimate detail. People describe his style of photography as a blend of photojournalism and fine art. Some of his recent projects explore social issues like graying population, fukushima project on the realities of life since the 3.11 earthquake, and elite professional cycling. In his free time, he runs marathons, and he also likes to discuss ideas with friends over good coffee. On his tumblr page is a collection of his works, and also what he admires from other photographers
  10. 10. Dave Lim Ambassador of TEDx, co-founder of Coca-Cola innovation accelerator Polymath, provocateur, pioneer and possibilist / Singapore Dave Lim is a polymath, provocateur, pioneer and possibilist. He is a TEDx Ambassador and founding curator of TEDxSingapore in 2009 who delights in creativity and co-creation, working with people to design, launch and grow new enterprises and is co-founder of the new Coca-Cola Innovation Accelerator in Singapore. Dave has worked on all sides of entrepreneurial fence, as a venture capitalist and entrepreneur in the Pacific Rim and Silicon Valley, innovation catalyst, investor, educator, central banker and global fund manager. HIs expertise spanning four universities in three countries: Stanford, U.C. Berkeley, University of New South Wales, and University of British Columbia. Dave's favourite quote is "Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
  11. 11. Kathy Xu Founder, the Dorsal effect Social enterprise, ecotourism, conservation / Singapore, Indonesia Kathy is the founder of the social enterprise, The Dorsal Effect, which believes in promoting ecotourism as an alternative form of livelihood for shark fishermen in Lombok, as a sustainable means of shark conservation. She was a secondary school teacher for 7 years and constantly got her students involved in school projects or character development lessons about ocean sustainability and shark conservation while still volunteering with Shark Savers Singapore for roadshows and events like ADEX Singapore. Kathy gave up her job as a teacher in order to pursue her love for sharks. She actively approaches schools in Singapore to present and talk about shark conservation as well as help students in school projects that involved putting an end to shark fin soup demand, in the education outreach arm of Shark Savers Singapore. Kathy recently spoke at the Saint Andrew's Junior College Learning Festival as well to promote the cause for shark conservation the to students and avidly goes around schools in Singapore speaking to children of all ages on the issue. Wanting to make a difference on the supply side alongside the demand side as well, Kathy started making several research trips to Lombok since September 2012 in order to find out about the shark fishing and shark fin trading going on in Tanjung Luar, which has devastating impacts on ocean sustainability. Deciding that having tourists come on boat trips making use of the shark fishermen's shark boats could be a viable alternative livelihood with equitable income for the fishermen as well, she is getting tourists to choose responsible tourism and make a difference with their tourist dollar by coming on the boat trips and talking to the fishermen about why they want to still sharks in the oceans, soft than hard conservation approach for the fishermen.With a sustainable tourist base establish, Kathy also hopes to work with the fishermen on ocean conservation and start a trend of ocean conservation for the coming generations of fisherpeople in the village.
  12. 12. Vigorously Supporting the International mobility of the young talent Yohei Shibasaki Founder and CEO, Fourth Valley Concierge Corporation Education / Japan, India, China, and the world Shibasaki was at SONY, Inc. He was engaged in product planing and marketing. He did a lot of deal with Samsung, Motorola, and NOKIA there. He set up Fourth Valley Concierge Corp. in 2007. Fourth Valley is promoting youth globaly who challenge to create their career outside of their home country. As of now Fourth Valley has subsidiaries in Singapore, India and China. They will set up more 10 branch within a year. Mr.Shibasaki was selected as one of Young Global Leaders(YGL) 2013 at World Economic Fouram. Mark Zuckerberg was also selected as YGL in 2009.
  13. 13. Benjamin Loh Founder & Principal Trainer of Speaker's Flare Training & Consultancy Education, coaching / Singapore Benjamin Loh is an Executive Speech Coach, award-winning Toastmaster and professional speaker and trainer. As the youngest Associate Certified Coach (ACC) in Singapore and possibly Asia Pacific, credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF), he has coached and trained over 1,000 clients in the area of public speaking and communications. He will speak on “un-educating” yourself. He had previously spoken at TEDxYouth@Singapore
  14. 14. Thaddeus Lawrence Motivation and Inspiration, Mental Resilience, Peak Performance, Professional Speaker, TEDx Singapore Presenter Education, Lifestyle / Singapore Thaddeus Lawrence is on an inspired mission to empower teams and individuals achieve personal excellence by setting audacious goals, overcoming extreme obstacles and persevering through adversity. He has over 12 years of teaching, training and speaking in the areas of personal motivation, mental resilience and goal achievement. On Singapore Business Review’s “10 Influential Professional Speakers in Singapore Right Now”, Thaddeus serves as President 2013-2014 of Asia Professional Speakers Singapore (APSS) and is a member of the Global Speakers Federation. He is a two-time speaker at TEDx Singapore and is the author of Runaway Success: Life Lessons from Ultra Endurance Racing. Along with other experts, he also co-authored 88 Essential Secrets to Achieving Greater Success at Work. Thaddeus is best known for successfully racing 1,000 kilometres in the hottest, coldest, windiest and driest deserts on earth, in a competition rated by TIME magazine as one of its Top Ten Endurance Competitions in the world. His remarkable feats in the Sahara, Gobi, Atacama and Antarctica have also raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable organizations. Simple city
  15. 15. Anuraag Saxena Head, South Asia & ASEAN World Education Foundation Education, UK Anuraag is an accountant-turned-banker-turned-entrepreneur and is keenly interested in the social impact space in Asia and Africa. As the Asia Head for the World Education Foundation UK (, Anuraag leads the Asia partnerships and entry strategy. In this capacity, he enables schools and educational-institutions in the K-12 segment with: a. Tools and strategies to measure-and-improve learning-outcomes; b. Creating trust-tools for schools to interact with an extended set of stakeholders, such as parents, regulators, boards-ofeducation, etc; and Building relationships with grant-makers and multi-lateral agencies in the education space. He is originally a Chartered Accountant and an MBA and has spent his corporate years with GE Capital, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse, where he was heading strategy and change teams across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. Anuraag passionately believes that skills, toolsets and techniques from academia and corporate-life, can and should be applied to solve social and ecological challenges as much as they solve financial ones. Anuraag is keenly vested in the education space and believes it is the “ticket out, for most Asian economies to claim their rightful place”. When he is not working, he can be found at stand-up comedy shows or diving.
  16. 16. Norvin Chan Education reformer; storybook writer Education, Art, Science / Singapore Norvin memorised 1,000 digits of Pi... to show that memorisation is the worst way to remember. With the science of memory, he persuaded over 1000 students and teachers to understand more and rote-remember less. To encourage students to understand, he is writing an illustrated storybook that covers all secondary school Chemistry topics. He is currently a NUS Law undergraduate, using time before graduation as a runway to prove his ideas.
  17. 17. Sharul Channa Emcee, Comedienne, Actoress Entertainment / Singapore, India A trained actor from La Salle College of the Arts, and a Communications Graduate from the University of Buffalo, Sharul is one of the most sought after talents in Singapore today. She is also Singapore’s first ever Indian female stand up comic and a versatile event emcee. Adept at hosting a variety of events, Sharul’s undeniable stage presence and strong command of languages (English and Hindi), makes her exciting to watch on stage. She also adds a touch of wit, humor and class to all her events. As an emcee, here are some of the events Sharul has hosted in recent times: • • • • • Egypt Tourism Board Gala Dinner in Singapore 2011 Embassy Group Dinner and Dance 2011 Singapore Khalsa Association International Women’s Day 2012 HSBC India Annual Gala Dinner 2012 Bollywood Themed Party for The British Club Tennis Committee 2012 She has also been on TV regularly for various series on Channel News Asia, commercials on AXN and also for documentaries on MediaCorp Channel 5. A brilliant comic actress, Sharul has been seen in productions like Rafta Rafta and We are Like This Only (HuM Theatre) and Rub My Antenna (Complete Communicators). Sharul is the hilarious and wacky host of the web-series Pickled! and has a huge fan following for her character Mahima Khan, made popular due to her hilarious antics and unique hosting style. As a comic, Sharul has shared the stage with some of the top comedians in the world. She was the opening act for Papa CJ (India), Irene Ang (Singapore), Raju Shrivastava (India), Jojo Smith (UK) and many others. She has performed with Reuben Paul (USA) at the MGM Macau and also headlined shows for The Comedy Club KL, Comedy Kao Kao, PJ Laugh Fest 2013 and One Mic Stand, among others. Sharul just returned from doing shows at the Comedy Lounge in Perth and Sydney in 2013 and will be seen at the Georgetown Festival in Penang 2013.
  18. 18. ROSHAN GIDWANI Actor, Emcee, Entertainer Entertainment, Emcee, Actor, TV show / Singapore As a Television Host and Event Emcee, Roshan Gidwani lights up the room. Described as “Pure Energy Personified” by China’s “That’s PRD” Magazine, this individual has garnered attention abroad and now locally in Singapore. Bringing over 7 years of in-demand experience, he enables his audience to connect with him instantly. This is evident in his TV shows such as "Discover Guangzhou", "Expat Chat", and "Culture Shock". In Singapore, Roshan helmed “Dragon’s Inn” on OKTO with co-host Caroline Cheung which garnered audiences from all ages and races. His Voice over clients include Government bodies, Radio Foshan, Crazy English Podcasts and companies such as Singtel and *SCAPE Youth Park to name a few. His show “Art Bus” just wrapped on on Arts on OKTO. Born in Bangkok, raised in Australia & China where he hosted shows for GZTV & Guangdong Radio, Roshan currently resides in Singapore. Here he has hosted Singapore’s YOG Torch Relay ceremony, NOISE Singapore Music Showcases, SPH Galas, D&D’s and corporate events. He has even hosted the Miss Bikini Singapore Awards 2012 and continues to charm audiences. Roshan has been featured in CLEO Magazine’s 50 most Eligible Bachelors list 2011, named Seventeen Magazine’s Summer Hunk and has been featured in Hong Kong’s “Beyond Sindh” to name a few of the many publications that have covered his works. Poised to deliver, Roshan is a cordial individual and ensures professional results.
  19. 19. Nobb Takami Creative Director and CEO of EAST END JAPAN Co. Ltd / DJ Entertainment, Film / Japan, UK During my years at Keio University, I started my carrier as a professional nightclub DJ based in Tokyo. During the day, I was a student, at night I went to film school for film studies and afterwards I worked as a DJ. My college years were full of various activities. After graduating from college, hoping that I will be working to produce films in the future, I started working for a major TV station in Tokyo (TV Asahi), working mostly on live programs such as talk shows and breaking news. At the same time, I was gaining experiences as a DJ and won the 1st place at the national composition competition sponsored by TV Asashi’s competitor, Fuji TV. In 2005, I went back to work based in Osaka, where I was originally from, starting to work on opening up a community FM broadcasting station (FM Senri). In 2007, being impressed with “Asian Rural Institute (ARI)”, which is one of the most well-known Japanese NGO and was founded by loving uncle more than 30 years ago, I stayed temporarily in Kenya, East Africa to work for the international medical NGO called, “Childdoctor Japan”. After that, to improve my language skill, I moved to live and work based in London, building relationships with creators in Europe. After returning to my home country in 2012, I established a visual/music production company called, “East End Japan Corporation”, which is still in business as of today.
  20. 20. Yooh The Vibration Artists, LIVE / Singapore Yooh is a dancehall reggae Singjay(singer & deejay mixstyle), born in Hokkaido Japan, and started singing at 1998. His voice and melody is clean and sweet. Every year, he had stages at one of the biggest reggae festival "Haon" in Hokkaido. Also he started selector(means like DJ) in 2011. In the Chaos, He will show the original Japanese style raga and play international reggae muzik!!!
  21. 21. Diixi Designing innovators 時代が求める変革者を産み出し続ける Noritaka Kobayashi Founder and CEO of Diixi Pte.Ltd Executive producer of the Chaos Asia Entertainment, Education, Interactive / Japan, Singapore He is a designer and organizer of the Chaos Asia. He wondered what the best way to create innovation is. Since scene of the Chaos would be the best one, he decided to gather 88 presenters from all over the fields like Art, City, Education, Entertainment, Food, Health, Interactive and Lifestyle. He used to be a computer researcher. After received Ph.D, he decided to shift his career to business consultant. Spent for 10 years, he joined start-up of Japan called GREE, Inc. Set up Singapore subsidiery and done several alliance and M&A. He started Diixi in Singapore. Now he is providing innovative education for youth and producing variety of business like EC, social media, incubatoin camp, food etc.
  22. 22. Shusaku Yasumaru Founder and CEO, Bushi,inc. Food, Art / Japan, Indonesia Shusaku Yasumaru is a producer of Japanese traditional culture and crafts. He has been studying tea ceremonial service and Japanese flower arrangement/Ikebana. Once he supported business strategy decisions, IT strategy decisions and enforcement to many companies as managing consultant in PWC consulting and IBM business consulting services. In 2008, he established Bushi,inc. which is the only company to produce the next Japanese traditional culture. Bushi,inc. has consulted traditional companies, sold crafts and dispatched Japanese cultural instructors.Now, he is starting to open new Japanese confectionary shops and factories to Southeast Asia and the Middle East starting with Indonesia.
  23. 23. KitchHike, Inc. Food, Interactive / Asian countries and Japan Discover the world through kitchens! KitchHike connects COOKs and HIKERs in kitchens all over the world. It is a service that lets you meet real people, and eat real food. We hope to deliver a service that will feed your curiosity & appetite, and give new spice to your life. [Eat to Explore the World!!] Nowadays, there are plenty of sources out there to give you good guidance on the places to visit. But what you cannot find in these guides is, “a taste of life.” In other words; what it is really like to live a real life there. KitchHike will help you “eat local” - by connecting you to real people, who will invite you into their home (“Kitchen”) and give you a taste into a slice of their real life. [Invite the World into your Kitchen!!] Open up your kitchen and cook for travelers who want to “eat local.” You don’t need to be able to cook like a restaurant. Just cook the casual dishes you usually eat at home, and give the HIKERS a taste into a slice of your life. KitchHike will help turn your dinner table become a fun, lively place. And what’s more, you can get paid for it, too!
  24. 24. Callum Liang Founder and CEO, Fitness-Buffet Health, Food / Singapore and 11 countries Callum Laing has created, bought, built and sold half a dozen companies across Europe and Asia. Today he is founder and CEO of Fitness-Buffet, a company striving to make finding and participating in fitness activities as painless as possible. Fitness-Buffet is currently in 11 countries and works with some of the biggest brands in the world. Outside of work he plays lots of sports enthusiastically but with not much talent.
  25. 25. Jamie Koh Speaker and consultant in alternative health Health, Lifestyle, Education / Singapore Jamie isn’t just a teacher, writer, and speaker. She is also an optimist who believes that all businesses can be socially responsible, and that the best businesses are the ones which empower ordinary people to create social change. Jamie’s daily inspiration comes from working with people. After experiencing triumph over her own challenges in health and in life, she is driven to make personal impact on people, and transform the lives of those seeking change for the better.
  26. 26. Steven Ong Life Coach & Speaker Lifestyle, Education, Coach / Singapore Life Coach & Speaker Executive Coach International Within the last 4 years, Executive Coach International Pte Ltd became one of the leading coaching organisations in the region, boasting the largest body of Internationally Qualified Coaches to be certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF) based in the USA. (excerpt) • Life Coach Provide a forwarding one-to-one coaching services to clients and assisting them in finding breakthroughs in their lives (relationship, career, passion, fulfillment) • Trainer: ICF Accredited Coaching Training Programme (ACTP) Provide formal class training to entry-level coaches in accordance to ICF Coaching competencies. • Preview Leader Full-fledge Preview leader for “The Courage to Create” Programme in ECI. Key role is to introduce the programme to general public and address their queries on coaching. • Speaker/Host : Passion Unleashed (PU) Event Member of ECI team in collaboration with Singapore Management University (SMU) to jointly organise Passion Unleashed Event – inviting distinguished people to share their personal stories. Past speakers include: Jim Roger, Hossan Leong, Damien Cummings, "Magic Babe" Ning Link:
  27. 27. Scott E Bales ODE management, Director of User strategy, Innovation director of Next Bank Interactive, a mentor to Entrepreneurs / Singapore, Australia Scott is a self-proclaimed extrovert who has meshed his fascination with people and what motivates them, with a raw enthusiasm for technology. Scott is a founding member of Moven, the mobile-centric payments business that helps customers to spend, save and live smarter. A founder at Next Bank, a mentor to Entrepreneurs throughout world with Lean Startup Machine, sits on the Board of Care Pakistan and holds advisory positions at Our Better World, HUB Singapore and CDI Apps 4 Good. Scott's energy transfers to the stage as a globally recognized speaker on Digital Consumers, Mobility and Innovation. When not in a boardroom or on centre stage, you're likely to find Scott devouring, tweeting, and writing on the latest and greatest in the world of mobility, serendipity, user experience and entrepreneurial leadership. An outlet that landed him a contribution to best-selling book, Bank 3.0, and Korean best-seller, Beyond Startup.
  28. 28. Satrughan Kumar Singh(Sunny) a technologist, developer, and inventor Interactive, Social business / Singapore Satrughan Kumar Singh also known as Sunny, is currently pursuing a degree in Information Systems Management in the Singapore Management University. He is passionate about coding for a cause, creating software solutions that solve some of the biggest social problems around the world. Following his interest, he has lead the Singapore team twice to the worldwide finals of the Imagine Cup, a competition where students create solutions to solve real world problems. He is also working on his own start-up and during his free time he likes working on solutions that create a positive impact to society. X-Box +TARA tech to help stroke patients: Sunny Singh at TEDxSingapore
  29. 29. Keisuke Ito CG, 3DCG artists Interactive, Japan He is currently working as a freelance digital artist. His specialities are not only digital art like CG/3DCG but also projection mapping, TV animations, Film making etc. Especially, he is expert of creating 3DCG short animations and is now recognized worldwide. Artwokrs of 3DCG can be seen via He has won many prizes for his artworks so far such as Siggraph Asia2013, CG students awards, and so on.
  30. 30. Raymond Yeh Founder, CraftsPaperScissors Lifestyle, Interactive / Singapore Raymond Yeh is the founder of CraftsPaperScissors, Singapore first online flea market catering to crafts lovers. CraftsPaperScissors is built-around the love of the handmade. The love of making awesome stuffs by hand, and naturally, the love of owning them. Driven by this passion, craft artists cut, sew and toil to bring you works they are proud to create. Something about this tactile process makes one value their works beyond their prettiness. We for one feel that, this human touch embodies for a more intimate, slower way of life. Raymond is an Computer Science undergraduate at NTU. Somewhere between the period of leaving the national service and university enrollment, where there he has no capital, experience or skills, he took his first step in web development. Together with a trusty partner Quinn Lum, they founded a web development company, WhiteFables. With no experience in running a business, they forged forward to bring innovative solutions to web design and development projects. Shortly after, they founded CraftsPaperScissors with another designer Keith Premchand. Raymond will be sharing with you the craziness of starting up and the tools he used in the journey. Raymond on SG Haze Rescue
  31. 31. Ron Tan Pianist, music producer Entertainment, LIVE / Singapore Ron is 21years old and he is 80 percent deaf. He is a pianist and a music producer who still has lots of things to learn, he hopes to improve himself and learn to work with others in the visual art industry. He wants to set a path for himself, and also learn to guide and help everyone else on their own path towards their passion and dream. As a director and founder of this Inclusive Arts Movement, he hopes to provide the disabled with various performing platforms to showcase their passions and even provide them job opportunities in the future. He wishes to share his experiences as well and gain more experience himself. He is currently performing together with a special need performer over at Changi village hotel. He is also organizing performances through different platforms for the disabled to be part of the art industry as well. Currently studying in Republic poly, he faces the challenge to balance his studies, work and this social enterprise as well. He believes that it is his passion that keeps him going despite the difficulties he faces being deaf.
  32. 32. Satoshi Yamawaki Founder and CEO, Castaria, Inc. Interactive, Education He went to New York for studya and set up his company there. He exited the company and came back to Tokyo to set up new company called Castalia Inc. Castalia is provideing innovative social learning services called iUniv and goocus pro. He invited as a speaker at UNESCO, SXSW Edu, Mobile Asia Expo and KUROHUNE pitch Osaka etc. He would be an innovators of Education of the future.
  33. 33. Nela Sotonova Co-founder and CEO, Designeros Interactive, Design, Singapore, Czech, Dubai Nela is co-founder and CEO of Designeros. innovates the world of design and modern art by bringing designers and design lovers together is an exclusive global marketplace and gallery that enables designers and artists to present and sell their work online. Designers and artist of various backgrounds have a unique chance to build their brand name, establish global presence and gain valuable customer feedback. From the comfort of their homes, design lovers can access and subsequently purchase quality designer goods of their liking. They can learn more about the ideologies of the creators and can understand the true meaning of their artworks. They are provided with a direct access to the latest design trends and have the chance to influence the designers by providing them with valuable feedback and opinions.
  34. 34. spungry Joe Augustin and Hiro Kiga Interactive, Food / Singapore, Indonesia Who we are Spungry is the world's first and only 'food deal site with a conscience', restoring the original recipe group-buying was founded on – giving customers super savings and getting merchants better business. But we do it without compromising small setups and their futures. Our service is FREE for merchants of any size to use, where customers can book a discounted deal for only $1 then pay the rest directly to merchants after their meal – we neither take a cut, nor hold merchants' money at all. Coverage on spungry Our partnership with Still have not decided who will be speaking but it will most likely be myself or my other partner, Joe Augustin (have attached his profile photo as well) Currently we have a beta site up: Once we have a 60 deals, we will be launching to the public
  35. 35. Shafiq Ali Founder of MeKa Interactive, Fab, Technology / Singapore A curious cat with an eye for design, an interest in engineering and a passion for biology. After completing a bachelors in Biological Sciences, Shafiq chose to venture on his own. In May 2013, he founded MëKä, the Japanese term for Maker, a 3D printing business focusing on retail, service and training. He is currently working with artists and hobbyists to allow them another avenue for creative expression. In his free time, he can be found interacting with a can of beer, taking swigs of this elusive thing they call life. He hopes to one day be able to marry his skills. interests and passions and leave a positive change in the world. (c)sg makers
  36. 36. Elisha Tan Founder of Learnemy Interactive, Education / Singapore Elisha Tan is the founder of Learnemy, where you can find group and private classes taught by trusted instructors for anything you want to learn. She believes that entrepreneurs have the ability, and hence responsibility, to make the world a better place. As a psychology graduate, Elisha started without experience, money or programming skills. Regardless of that, she learned how to code and launched Learnemy in Apr 2012. Till date, Learnemy has 100 instructors and has seen more than 500 learners. Elisha willing be sharing the things she learned on her journey with you.
  37. 37. Autumn Radtke CEO, First Meta Interactive, game / Singapore, USA Autumn began her career in enterprise cloud computing. She worked closely with Apple to deliver Mac based distributed computing software to organizations like Johns Hopkins, Los Alamos Labs and the Aerospace Corporation. She eventually turned down an opportunity to work for Apple to stay in the fast paced world of technology start ups. In 2008, Autumn joined the founding team of Geodelic, a pioneer in mobile location based services. Geodelic went on to raise over US $10 million from top tier venture funds. Autumn led global business development and forged strategic partnerships with T-mobile, Korea Telecom, Dell, and Verizon Wireless. The Verizon relationship led to a strategic investment. In 2012, Autumn relocated to Singapore. As CEO of First Meta a cross environment virtual currency exchange, Autumn continues to push the limits of technology and business.
  38. 38. Yuki Ohata Founder and CEO, Reginaa Pte. Ltd Interactive, mobile marketing / Singapore Ohata moved to Singapore by herself suddenly then set up Reginaa Pte. Ltd in late 2011. She is trying to bring new concept of mobile marketing from the world to Singapore. REGINAA provides the concept of retail shopping using mobile devices and technology. Developed and designed in Japan, REGINNA's Mobile Marketing (CRM), also known as i-mode, is focused on the valuable mechanisms of consumer shopping behavioral studies and brings to businesses a platform that connects smartphone users and their shopping needs. Mission With the introduction of i-mode in 1999, Japanese digital marketing technology has changed dramatically with the wide spread use of the internet to purchase consumer items. In South east Asia alone, the digital marketing phenomenon has suddenly progressed from that of a personal computer to the smartphone. Our aim is to contribute to the development of global mobile marketing by providing a completely new marketing advantage to companies within Southeast Asia so that they too can expand their reach by utilizing mobile technology.
  39. 39. Zwee Wee Founder and CEO, Savant Degrees Interactive, Design, Innovation / Singapore Zwee, founder and current CEO of Savant Degrees, a Digital Innovation Studio based out of Singapore, started his career in software development in 1999. His passion and background in entrepreneurship and technology gave him the opportunity to consult and advise businesses on developing innovative digital solutions. These businesses include MNCs, SMEs to entrepreneurs with different business models, markets and products. He is trained as a computer engineer in Temasek Polytechnic(Valedictorian and LKY Award) and subsequently NUS. There after, he was accepted into Stanford for the Masters Program in Management Science, where he decided to leave the program early and grow Savant Degrees. Savant Degrees is a Digital Innovation Studio that designs new digital experience and products. Over the years, Savant Degrees has grown into one of Singapore’s leading Digital Innovation companies, with a team of over 25 of the region’s most talented product managers, UX/UI designers and software engineers. Savant Degrees has worked with well-known global & regional brands in Business and Government in markets across Asia, including Southeast Asia, India, and China. Brands we have partnered with include P&G, Nike, Converse, Sony, Vodafone, MediaCorp, SingPost, PayPay, Media Development Authority of Singapore, Banyan Tree, Standard Chartered, and more. Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Product Development, Strategic Business Management, Business Development, Leadership
  40. 40. Hayk Hakobyan Co-foudner of, co-founder of Interactive, Egypt, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique Hayk Hakobyan is passionate about all things in (social) entrepreneurship, business and technology innovation and social media. He is currently a freelance consultant in business development and innovation and advises companies in Egypt, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. He was previously the regional (MENA) Ambassador for Board of Innovation, one of the top European business model innovation consultancies. Hayk previously worked in professional services, telecommunications and ICT industries for various international firms (Hewlett-Packard, Pernod-Ricard, TAGorg, Markedu, CleanStar) and the for the UN. As an entrepreneur, Hayk co-founded the first (in Egypt and MENA region) co-working community space, Elegua, in Egypt in 2009. In 2012, in partnership with Ministry of Health of Mozambique and Mozambique Red Cross, he co-founded a health forum, MozMed, which allows the public to post questions and get answers related to all aspects of health on Internet and via SMS. Hayk’s latest initiative, launched in May 2013, is the first social carpooling application in the MENA region, KarTag, which was among 64 shortlisted projects for World Summit Youth Award 2013. Hayk has been volunteering at TakingITGlobal (TIG), the largest youth portal on Internet, and is currently the coordinator of Member Advisory Committee of TIG. Hayk has worked towards his PhD in nuclear physics at University of Geneva and a MBA (cum laude) from University IFM in Geneva, Switzerland. In his free time, Hayk blogs about failures, plays chess and reads books on philosophy and history.
  41. 41. Jeffrey Hock Managing director Asia, Right Brain Interface Interactive, Entertainment / Singapore, US, Japan, Thai An entrepreneurial self-starter with a deep understanding of solution selling and a passion to grow business. Over fifteen years of diversified experience selling and marketing enterprise software, developing channel partner programs and bootstrapping new business ventures throughout the Asia Pacific region including Japan. Currently developing the business of Right Brain Interface throughout the Asia Pacific region, revolutionizing consumer television by offering a natural, personalized, lean-back, social TV experience via rich internet integration and cloud delivery.
  42. 42. Fazil Musa Co-Founder, Street Smart University Interactive, Education, Mobile / Singapore Fazil was exposed to entrepreneurship at a very young age and even before enrolling in university he was involved in a slew of start-ups with reasonable success. In running these businesses he quickly learnt that good marketing is often a critical factor in determining the success of a business. He then went on to learn the ins and outs of Online and Social Media Marketing. As Online and Social Media Marketing was a relatively new field then, his expertise was sought after by many SMEs to help them get more mileage out of their marketing dollar. He now heads the Marketing division for VSC E-Knowledge, the technology arm of Vector Scorecard Group. His responsibilities include assisting the Group CEO in developing marketing strategies to help VSC penetrate new markets both online and offline. He leverages upon web and mobile technology to develop new applications for VSC’s current product offerings as well and facilitates the global expansion of VSC. He is also the Co-Founder of Street Smart University, the mobile application that gives millions of people the opportunity to learn from world experts.
  43. 43. Ryan Michael Gelig Founder of Lifestyle, Food, Travel / Singapore Ryan Michael Gelig is an innovator and entrepreneur with a passion for food, travel and using technology for social good. He has recently founded Aguaventure, a platform for travellers to discover and book travel activities in Asia Pacific, and where entrepreneurs and travel companies can list those activities. As a backpacker himself, he has seen how fragmented small travel companies are and many of them still offline especially in Southeast Asia. Technology can bridge this gap by aggregating exciting adventure activities offered by these companies, and at the same time making it easier for travellers to discover and pay for these activities. Prior to that he has worked in various software and product development engineering roles in both manufacturing and R&D for Timex’ digital watches and sensors, Philips Semiconductors’ integrated circuits and Advanced Micro Devices’ desktop, server and tablet microprocessors. As a university student in 2004, he and his friends spearheaded and raised funds for Link Yakal, an infrastructure project that has since provided free internet access to thousands of his fellow university dormitory residents to spur academic fervor. He has also launched other startup projects such as SendSMS and a Food App that has a combined user base of more than 150,000. It is his mission to contribute to enabling developing countries to leapfrog development by leveraging on the advances in cloud, social and mobile technologies.
  44. 44. Ryosuke Sugaya Representative Director / Founder, NPO Very50 Education, NPO / Cambodia, Japan, Asian countries Born 1979 Tokyo During senior high school, successfully auditioned for major music company and entered professional music world as a keyboardist. After entering university, in between study and music, active in international cooperation for world health care with an emphasis on Cambodia. At time of graduation from university, stopped working as professional keyboardist, worked for the automobile car parts company and the business consulting firm resigned in 2007.From June 2008, launched very50 in order to create a structure to resolve problems in Japan and the world through the power of education. Very50 have organized the projects with over 30 social entrepreneurs in 9 Asian countries. The new iPhone and android application for backpackers will be launched on November. ●2010 - British Council / Asia Climate change leader ●2011 - Indonesia Binus University / Guest lecture ●2012 – Hawaii Asian Pacific Association Japanese Young leader
  45. 45. Takamitsu Takiguchi Mission: Social Change Leaders + Conversations + Beaches Lifestyle, Dance, Education / Singapore What I would like to make a pitch from eight categories, "LIFESTYLE". Main concept of my pitch is to provide fun and physically fit lifestyle through dance school business. So my pitch is going to be lifestyle with dance and idea of dance school.
  46. 46. Yuta Maruyama International Beauty Volunteer Association CEO Hair Lounge EGO President Design Hunter Beauty, Education / Cambodia Mr , Maruyama traveled Asia and the west at age 16 and became an event organizer in Cambodia at age 17 after which he moved to the USA since 2006 he has traveled to and worked in more than 50 countries as a stylist. He is planning to expand this work into Sri Lanka, Thailand, and the Philippines, He is also active in work regarding magazines and fashion show. He established the International Beauty Volunteer Association in 2013.
  47. 47. Sara Varela Chief Positivity Officer at Positive Living and owner of No Limit Results Pte. Ltd. lifestyle, the Daily Juice / Singapore, UK, Gibraltar M.NLP, RScP, R.Nutri and The Daily Juice coaching helps women get:Happy, Healthy & Hot. After 17 years experience in corporate senior management and partying in Europe, Sara made a career transition into holistic health. She traded in wine for wheatgrass, gin for green juice, processed food for plant based food, meat for metaphysics, loafing for life coaching, antidepressants for antioxidants, medication for meditation, hangovers for hot yoga and lost 40lbs after having her son. She´s a Raw Nutritionist, Holistic Health Coach, Speaker, Meditation and Detox facilitator helping women feel more confident in their own skin naturally. Sara is a Certified Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming Coach Trainer (Chris Howard), Science of Mind Certified Practitioner (Emerson Theological Institute), Certified in Raw Nutrition (David Wolfe), Executive Committee of The International Coach Federation Singapore (ICF), Executive Coach with Coach in a Box Asia Pte. Ltd, Holistic Nutrition Coach with Work, Life in Balance, Detox & Meditation Consultant at Affinity Yoga Pte. Ltd, Motivational Speaker ( SIM, Social Service Training , Institute Auditors, Self Spark Summit) and Guest Contributor @ Raw Blessing, Raw Living Asia, LOHASIA, In the Loop, Stretch City, Satsanga, Casa Santosa Yoga, The HUB, International Raw Food Day and Lululemon.
  48. 48. Ang Chong Lai Co-Founder of Rock Nano Pte Ltd & Partner of Lifestyle Motorsports Pte Ltd Sports, motor sports / Singapore and Asian countries Ang Chong Lai is featured on 8th August 2013 in Straits Times under Money Technology and is a featured speaker on 13 August 2013 at "Gaming, Racing and Wagering Australia 2013 As a serial-techno-preneur, he has co-found Rock Nano and is a joint Ventures partners in a few startups. He is passionate about media, technology and racing and recently kickstarted Lifestyle Motorsports with Founder Mr Niki Tham. Our vision is to drive the joy and excitement of motorsports for everyone to participate around the world, without a need to be a F1 driver in order to qualify. The topic of discussion is on "Real Racing in F1 Sepang Circuit" versus "Virtual Racing" in relation to Gamification & Monetization. It is a cross-trans-media project, multi-platform and multi-disciplinary cutting across engineering, programming, interactivity, GPS, entertainment and lifestyle.
  49. 49. Yasmine Khater Chief Lifestyle Designer, Women Business and Career Coach, International Speaker, Program Manager, Islamic Microfinance Specialist Lifestyle / Canada, Egypt, Estonia, Holland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain Yasmine is a Marketing & Lifestyle Design Coach, award-winning entrepreneur and international Speaker. She is the founder of, a leading coaching and training institute that equips women with the right tools to take their careers and businesses to the next level. She does not believe that money, age or education are limitations to achieving success and is passionate about enabling people to shift from the “but if” to the “what if”. She does this through her blog, offering online courses, 1-1 coaching and speaking. Her curiosity has led to one-year international research exploring how money is not an obstacle for doing what you want to do. In her forthcoming book called Wonder Women's Guide, where she is showcasing the stories of 50 of the most powerful women in Singapore. She intends to highlight that age or education are not factors either. Ultimately it boils down to choice and illustrates how anyone re-direct towards their dream lifestyle. Yasmine is an international TEDx speaker and has spoken at dozens of conferences around the world from audiences of 30 to up 1000 people across 4 continents on topics such as authentic leadership, productivity, and innovative forms of customer service. Yasmine is an Egyptian Singaporean who has lived in 7 countries and travelled to over 45 countries. Yasmine believes the only way to learn is to getting uncomfortable. From 450km mountain bike races to climbing 5000m mountains and triathlons to fundraising $50,000 for her social enterprise, Gone Cyclin'. She completed a double degree in Psychology and Integrated Marketing Communications to understand what motivated people and how to communicate powerful messages. Yasmine received a scholarship for a Masters in International Business from the IE Business School and is also a Results Certified Coach to use neuroscience to help change behavior.
  50. 50. Loring Harkness Project director of Newton circus, curator of TEDxYangon Lifestyle, Film, Social and Environmental issues / Singapore, Myanmar Loring conceptualizes and builds businesses that address social and environmental issues. He is particularly passionate about flexible work opportunities for the under-employed, digital inclusion, and leapfrog technologies in the developing world. He is the curator of TEDxYangon and founder of Sustainable Business Myanmar. He currently leads openDOOR, a Singaporebased venture that creates mobile platforms to collect fast, reliable data via the next billion smartphones. Loring studied and worked in the United States, South Korea, Holland and Australia before moving to Singapore. When he’s not working or traveling, Loring is living on the edge as an avid rock-climber and tightrope walker.
  51. 51. these 44 presenters will create chaotic space for innovation
  52. 52. Day1(9 Nov) 2:30pm Day2(10 Nov) 2:30pm Slot1 22 presenters 4:30pm Slot3 22 presenters 4:30pm Networking break 5:00pm Networking break 5:00pm Slot2 22 presenters 7:00pm Slot4 22 presenters 7:00pm After-party @same venue 9:00pm Award of the Chaos Asia 8:30pm time schedule will be announced soon
  53. 53. Day1(9 Nov) Day2(10 Nov) Slot1 22 presenters Slot3 22 presenters Slot2 22 presenters Slot4 22 presenters the order of pitches within each slot is secret Presenters do not their order either
  54. 54. Venue St. James Power Station Neverland II
  55. 55. the Chaos Asia awards selected by votes of attendees Each attendee has 3 votes
  56. 56. tickets now on sale via
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