For eight years from 1987-95, Robert X. Cringely wrote the Notes From the Field column in InfoWorld, a weekly computer trade newspaper. He is also the author of the best-selling book Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can’t Get a Date. His work has appeared, well, everywhere, and his PBS documentaries have aired in more than 60 countries.
Founder of E! Entertainment TV and several other TV networks . A pioneer in media for the past 45 years. President of Metan Global. Metan is an entertainment and technology company. Involved in all aspects of media and connects brands to media it either creates or acquires. Offices in Beijing, Shanghai and LA.
CEO & Founder of 360Fashion Network
Producer, author, cook, interior decorator, and lifestyle expert, Jazz Smollett is the ultimate millennial mom. Jazz serves as the lifestyle guru and cooking expert on Cleo TV’s Living By Design.
Quinton Maurice, better known by his fans and followers as Super Dope Q is a celebrity stylist, artist, entrepreneur, and television superstar.
William Bao Bean
William is a General Partner at SOSV, a US$700m+ venture capital fund known as "the Accelerator VC” with a >30% net realized IRR, where he is the Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, SOSV’s global Internet accelerator and the first accelerator in China and Managing Director of MOX, the mobile only accelerator platform with 130m smartphone users in SE Asia.
For WobbleWorks Co-Founder Maxwell Bogue, the 3D printing pen was an invention of accidental genius, creativity and quick thinking.
Amanda Cosco is a Canadian journalist and entrepreneur with a decade of experience in digital storytelling and content marketing. She is most known for her work at the intersection of technology and the arts.
Irene R. Healey
Irene Healey is a sculptor and a Certified Clinical Anaplastologist who designs lifelike and functional external body prostheses for patients missing a part of their face or body.
Prior to starting his company Little Red Fashion, Jonathan’s background ranged from philanthropic & private sector strategic consulting, fundraising management and coaching across fashion, legal cannabis, premium food products, events & digital media. Little Red Fashion is the first comprehensive kids fashion education solution rolling out 12 books, 2 apps, textile education tools and unique offerings incorporating AR, VR, IoT & gamification.
Giusy has 10 years experience in the investment and startups area. She has been Investment Manager at Italian Angels for Growth, business angels network with 14M€ invested. Previously, she was innovation specialist at in Intesa Sanpaolo bank, running a program which supports business development of tech start-ups.
Mr. David Chen co-founded AngelVest Group (angelvestgroup.com), an investment platform comprising of individual angel investors and the AngelVest Fund curate and invest in early-stage companies. AngelVest Group has grown to be one of the largest branded angel groups in Greater China comprised of mostly expats based in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Leveraging his success as a stylist and event producer and the passion he have for fashion, Mr. Davy along with a friend and collaborator started the BK|Style Foundation in May 2006.
Casey Golden is a RetailTech Entrepreneur, OmniClienteling, Experience Economy Evangelist. She's lead distribution strategy and growth initiatives for companies like Ralph Lauren, VF Corporation, and Exenta Tech. finding success by building technology for real people that do real work.
Futurist, speaker, and author Cathy Hackl is a globally recognized augmented reality, virtual reality and spatial computing thought leader. She’s been named one of the top 10 Tech Voices on Linkedin for two years in a row, the highest honor on the platform.
Jockum founded Snowball Capital in 2000. During this years at Snowball Capital he has executed more than a dozen deals and/or own investments, mainly in technology startups.
Fashion Psychologist Dawnn Karen dubbed by The New York Times as "The Dress Doctor" holds a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from Columbia University and is also a candidate for a Masters in Education from Columbia University. Upon graduating from Columbia University in 2012, Dawnn Karen continued where Harvard’s Henry James left off to pioneer the Fashion Psychology Field®.
Tom has been at the forefront of global brand innovation throughout his career bringing a wealth of expertise across multiple industries. In the late 80's, Tom was instrumental in bringing the 1994 FIFA World Cup to America to jump start the sport of Soccer in the U.S.
Clients have included: BOSE, GoogleX, Boston Dynamics, Pernod Ricard, and several cutting edge new businesses.
Biman Liyanage is a researcher, inventor and serial entrepreneur with several advanced technology development ventures established in Beijing, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. With over 20 patents, Biman has also won numerous awards including TechCrunch’s Start Up Competition, the Red Dot Design Award, finalist for iF design Award 2021.
Ms Korinna Mollá, holds a Master Degree in Industrial Engineer (Politechnical University of Valencia). She works as International Project Manager in AITEX since 2008. She has wide experience in management of projects and teams and also experience in working with international institutions.
• 2019 World Cup Marketing Campaign with the
Woman’s Jamaican Soccer Team
• Created & Launched The Alacran Foundation
• Trained the Florida State Minority Supplier Council
• Crisis Management for The Greater Miami Convention
& Visitor Bureau
• Mentors for Florida International University Startup FIU
• Launched Multiple Industry Conferences for
Ted Talk Alum
• Represent Legacy Magazine 40 Under 40 Nominees
• Publishing Company for Marginalized Women Authors
KK Ponwarinn Pobponphat
NATBAY, the premium fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, has brought the bespoke shopping experience to fashion lovers in Southeast Asia.
Joanna Popper is a Hollywood and Silicon Valley media executive. She is HP’s Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment. Prior she was EVP of Media & Marketing at Singularity University and VP Marketing at NBCUniversal.
I am co-founder of Virtualtextil and Crinial.
My name is Nico Rauseo I am 22 years old and I live in Switzerland.
I am co-founder of Virtualtextil and Crinial.
My name is Cristian Rauseo I am 25 years old and I live in Switzerland.
Alexander, as a visionary, has more than 15 years of investment and venture capital experience. He is unique Russian composer who successfully combines creative work with business.
Neha Singh is the Founder & CEO of Obsess, an experiential e-commerce platform enabling brands to create visual, immersive, branded online shopping experiences. She was previously the Head of Product at Vogue, where she was responsible for the product strategy and technology execution of Vogue’s digital business including content products, ad products and distribution platforms.
Serving the 52 million young professionals in Indonesia and beyond, Yuna&Co. is an AI-enabled personal stylist that recommends the right fit and fashion for the country’s new middle class.
20+ years building digital experiences and online marketing campaigns. Patent for search engine optimization technology. Just finished alpha of integration hub that will let people use any body scanner tech to shop on Balodana.
Apparel & accessories designer with 10+ years of experience as a Creative Director, Certified Technical Designer, and CAD Specialist. Founder of the lifestyle brand, House of Noita, and Managing Partner of the WEAR design agency.
With nearly 20 years of experiences in the technology sector, Rick co-founded TG3D Studio 6 years ago offering comprehensive 3D digital solutions and services to help the Apparel industry fast track the digitalization evolution.