Asia

< Speaker Topics Showing 1 - 10 of 130 results

Ada Tsang

In May 2021, Ada Tsang, 44 became the fastest woman to climb up Mount Everest with a time of 25 hours 50 minutes, beating the previous record of 39 hours 6 minutes by more than 12 hours. Climbers usually will spend several days in different camps before reaching the...

Susan Santos de Cardenas

A pioneer advocate specializing on sustainable tourism development and stewardship initiatives with community social responsibility at grassroots application. She had been a staunch innovator, resource person in learning and capacity building workshops for sustainable tourism to include Ecotourism, Community-based and Agri-Tourism promotion. Susan specializes in sustainable tourism development with...

Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad is a Malaysian politician who is the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia. He had also previously been the prime minister from 1981 to 2003. With a career spanning over seven decades, he is one of the most respected political figures in Malaysia. During his previous tenure as...

Prof. Lawrence J. Lau

Professor Lawrence Juen-yee Lau received his B.S. degree (with Great Distinction) in Physics from Stanford University in 1964 and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966 and 1969 respectively. He joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at Stanford...

Michael Peng

Mike is the Chief Creative Officer at Moon Creative Lab. Moon Creative Lab is a design-led innovation hub that powers the creation of new businesses for Mitsui & Co, one of Japan’s largest trading companies. Moon Creative Lab was created to help unlock the creativity of Mitsui & Co.’s...

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

A successful technocrat of global standing, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw heads India’s leading Biotechnology enterprise, Biocon. She is highly respected in the corporate world and has been named among TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. Recently, Economic Times placed her at India Inc’s top 10 most powerful women...

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, (born July 27, 1972, Kuala Lumpur, Malay.), Malaysian orthopedic surgeon who became the first Malaysian to go into space. Dr. Sheikh was selected from 11,435 candidates at the beginning of 2006 for the Malaysian Angkasawan spaceflight program. He came on-board the International Space Station via a...

Anita Yusof

Hailed from Batu Pahat, Johor in Malaysia – 53 year-old Anita Yusof is the first Muslim woman to ride around the world and the first Malaysian ever to be inducted into the Asia Book of Records for the longest bike solo ride. In less than two years of riding...

Suk-Young Kim

Suk-Young Kim’s research interests cover a wide range of academic disciplines, such as East Asian Performance and Visual Culture, Gender and Nationalism, Korean Cultural Studies, Russian Literature and Slavic Folklore. Her publications have appeared in English, German, Korean, Polish and Russian while her research has been acknowledged by the...

Andreas Vogiatzakis

A catalyst for positive change, Andreas was the recent Group CEO of Star Media Group Malaysia, the first ever non-Malaysian CEO appointed at the helm of the most influential Media Group in the country, tasked to drive its digital transformation and lay down the foundation for its future success....

Bookmark (0)