Tag Archives: Asia

Morinosuke Kawaguchi publishing new book Complete Analysis of Price-Value Interrelation: A Comparative Approach

Morinosuke Kawaguchi

Congratulations to Morinosuke Kawaguchi, Japanese futurist, for publishing his new book 超万物開闢図譜(ちょうばんぶつかいびゃくずふ) “Complete Analysis of Price-Value Interrelation: A Comparative Approach” (in Japanese) by Nikkei BP in March 2021! In this book, more than 2,400 products distributed in Japan are compared and evaluated by developing them on a coordinate map showing the unit price per kilogram […]

Mike Walsh: The Rise of Generation AI

Mike Walsh

Renowned futurist Mike Walsh believes that the next generation of consumers will not only be radically different to anything we have known, they will reshape the future in their own image. He further emphasizes “Forget Millennials. It is their kids we should be worrying about.” The next generation of consumers will not only be radically […]

Cesar Harada Getting Hands Dirty with Various Sustainability Projects

Cesar Harada

Cesar Harada is a French-Japanese Designer, Environmentalist, Educator, Entrepreneur, passionate about Ocean Technology, Impact Innovation, and Education based in Hong Kong. Cesar is the Director of the MakerBay Group, Scoutbots, Senior Lecturer in Design and Architecture at The University of Hong Kong. He has got his hands dirty and launched a number of sustainability projects over the […]

Su-Yen Wong Speaking at Singtel International Women’s Day Women Leadership Event

Su-Yen Wong

International speaker and Bronze Phoenix CEO Su-Yen Wong will be speaking at the Singtel International Women’s Day Event. Su-Yen will be part of a panel of accomplished female champions, tasked to share how they challenge the status quo to lead change in times of complex change. Learn more about this event here. Su-Yen Wong is a […]

Dana Leong Created Music by Collaborating with A.I.

Dana Leong

Dana Leong, Grammy Awards Winner, has recently created a piece of orchestral electronic music by collaborating with an AI music platform, AIVA. Here is the launch video of iDragon, the Human + AI collaborated music, and also the subsequent video in which he explained how he made music with AI. Dana Leong has been dubbed as […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the GameStop stock frenzy

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy in his recent SCMP article. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Insights from Ajmal Samuel, Hong Kong-based Entrepreneur, Endurance Athlete and Disability Rights Activist

Ajmal Samuel

Ajmal Samuel, Hong Kong-based entrepreneur, endurance athlete and disability rights activist, handcycled from Beijing to Mohe (Chinese border with Russia), a total distance of 2,615 Km in 37 days, in 2019, to raise awareness of disabled sports in China and Hong Kong and to raise funds for the education of needy children in Hong Kong, […]

Mike Walsh: Why big companies struggle to reinvent themselves

Mike Walsh

In his recent keynote, futurist Mike Walsh discusses why transformation is so hard for big organizations. Why is transformation so hard for big organizations? It is not about their size. One of the most dangerous traps for corporations is to consume the idea of disruption, without actually internalizing it. They redesign their offices and add […]

Conversation with Dave McCaughan – 2021: Health and Wellness will be different

Dave McCaughan

In a recent webinar, Dave McCaughan had discussions with industry experts on the foresight of health and wellness, exploring how the consumer journey will look in 2021 and discovered how we can win-win-win in this fast-moving era, especially after the covid-crisis. Vast subjects such as water, sustainability, immunity, nutrition, new life builders, innovation, change management, […]

Winston Ma, Former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), Joins Speakers Connect

Winston Ma

We are delighted to share that Winston Ma , former Managing Director of China Investment Corporation (CIC), joins Speakers Connect. Winston Ma is an investor, attorney, author, and adjunct professor in the global digital economy. He is one of a small number of native Chinese who have worked as investment professionals and practicing capital markets […]

Simone Heng: The Future of Human Connection after the Pandemic

Simone Heng

After getting used to the year-long social distancing measures, would we become socially awkward when the COVID 19 pandemic is finally history and we can finally get back to work, meet with friends and socialise freely? Simone Heng, human connection expert, shared a few tips in her recent presentation to prepare us to get ready […]

Azran Osman-Rani: Breakthrough Mindsets for Breakthrough Performance

Azran Osman-Rani

Azran Osman-Rani, former CEO, iflix and AirAsiaX, and now CEO of Naluri, shares his personal and professional experiences of dealing with major challenges and unexpected setbacks and turning adversity into opportunity to perform and stand-out. Watch the video below to learn more: Azran Osman-Rani knows what it takes to build business from the ground up and […]

Dr Geoff Raby Published New Book, China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order

Dr Geoff Raby

Dr. Geoff Raby, former Australian Ambassador to China, has recently published his new book, “China’s Grand Strategy and Australia’s Future in the New Global Order”. Disruption has blown the old world apart. The rise of China, Trump’s America First policies, division within Europe and successful defiance by authoritarian states are affecting the shape of the […]

Emcees and Moderators for Your Virtual Events

It is not easy to hold the attention of the audience when you are hosting a virtual event. Therefore it is particularly important that you have an experienced and charismatic emcee to energize the audience and tie everything together. Here are our Asia-based emcees who know this region’s culture, and how to host an event […]

Jack Sim and John Wood Amongst The Most Impactful Philanthropists in Tatler Asia The Impact List 2020

Jack Sim and John Wood

We at Speakers Connect, are delighted to share at that Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organisation and John Wood, Founder of Room to Read, are amongst the most impactful philanthropists in Tatler’s Asia The Impact List 2020! These two are truly inspiring and it is such an honor that we get to work […]