Speaker Tag: Asia

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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....

JOHN TSANG

Born and raised in Hong Kong, John emigrated to the United States when he was a Form II student at La Salle College. He continued his education at Stuyvesant High School in New York City, and studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He went on to complete...

Thomas Trikasih Lembong

Thomas Trikasih Lembong, also known as Tom, is the Chairman of Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board. He was the Indonesian Minister of Trade from August 2015 to July 2016. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Lembong served as Managing Partner and CEO of Quvat Management, a Singapore-based private equity fund with...

Abhisit Vejjajiva

Abhisit Vejjajiva was Thailand’s 27th Prime Minister at the age of 44. Born in Newcastle, United Kingdom, the Oxford-educated politician had an academic career teaching at Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy before joining politics. Abhisit held the office of Prime Minister from 2008-2011 with a platform revolving around “Putting People...

Jason Lai

Jason Lai is the Principal Conductor at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, and former Associate Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Sinfonietta. He’s been a prominent figure in Singapore’s musical life since his arrival in 2010, but also active internationally giving masterclasses in Europe and China....

Jayant Sinha

Mr. Jayant Sinha is the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of India’s National Parliament from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. He won his seat by a wide margin of about 160,000 votes in May 2014 and represents a constituency of 2.5 million people. He has been nominated by the BJP to serve...

Rhea Singhal

Rhea Singhal is Founder and CEO of Ecoware, India’s largest sustainable food packaging company. Prior to which, Rhea was a senior sales executive in the Oncology team at Pfizer UK. She founded Ecoware with the sole aim of fixing India’s plastic menace. Ecoware disrupted the food packing industry by...

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