2016 MIT Asia Business Conference

Last year’s MIT Asia Business Conference drew over 500 attendees: professionals, faculty, MIT alumni and students, students from other universities, and more featuring prominent keynote speakers including the Chairman of A.T. Kearny Japan, the Co-CEO of Rocket Internet Asia Pacific, the Managing Executive Officer of Yamaha Motor. And it was covered by more than 40 medias such as CNBC, Bloomberg, TechCrunch, Fortune Magazine China, and Nikkei Asian Review.

This year -"Decoding Business Landscape in Asia" - will further deep dive the latest challenges and trend in Asia around sustainability, finance, technology and entrepreneurship.


Mr. Alan Dowdell - Managing Director at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Former President at Corning Display Technologies China

Mr. Albert Chang - Partner at McKinsey & Company Taipei Office
Mr. James Chen - Senior Executive Officer at Rakuten
Dr. Ruimin He - Head of Behavioral Insights and Strategy at Grabtaxi
Mr. Amish Parashar – Venture Partner at Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory

Mr. Tong Cao - Chairman at Xiamen International Finance Technology Ltd., Former President at WeBank

Mr. Alex Hao - Partner at Junhe Law Firm
Mr. I-Cheng Liu - Senior Executive Vice President at CTBC Bank Corp.
Mr. Takashi Oyagi - Chief Strategic Officer, Managing Director, Board of Director Member at Monex Group
Mr. Jun Zhang, General Manager at China Construction Bank New York Branch

Mr. Anis Uzzaman - General Partner at Fenox Venture Capital

Mr. Ryo Ishizuka - Co-founder & CEO at Mercari
Mr. Chijin Liu - Chairman at The Pan-Pacific Group
Mr. Imran Sayeed – Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship & Innovation at MIT Sloan School of Management
Mr. Krating Poonpol – Venture Partner at 500 Startups

Green Supply Chain: Dr. Enki Tan - Executive Chairman at Giti Tire
Green Energy: Mr. Troels Beltoft - Founder & CEO at Beltoft & Company
Smart City: Prof. Kent Larson - Principal Research Scientist at MIT Media Lab

Mr. Leonardo Bonanni - Founder & CEO at SourceMap
Mr. Marzio Keiling – Partner at Maiora Asset Management
Prof. Kent Larson - Principal Research Scientist at MIT Media Lab
Ms. Hanling Yang - Director of China Program at EDF - China Program