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Help your company create new business and drive innovation by reimagining your business model. Technology is changing the workplace, the work we do and creating opportunities. Get an in-depth look at the upheaval.  Discover why Hong Kong is the gateway to disruptive innovative technology. Connectivity demands and opportunities.

Top Three Topics:

  • Use new business models to drive innovation, business and profits
  • Technology is changing the landscape of the workplace
  • Hong Kong — gateway to innovative disruptive technology

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10:15-11:15 AM January 9

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Connected Ecosystem of the Future Logo

Our lives are more connected than ever and demands on the networks continue to increase. How about the future? How will the roles of ecosystem players - consumers, product developers and service providers - evolve? Join Deloitte to explore the possibilities.

Speaker
Sarah Cooper
GM, IoT Analytics & Applications,
Amazon Web Services

Speaker
Sridhar Kumaraswamy
Business Leader Home Systems, Philips Lighting,
Philips Lighting

Speaker
Paul Peterman
Head of Industry, Technology & Connectivity,
Facebook

Speaker
Tobin Richardson
President and CEO,
ZigBee Alliance

Speaker
Balaji Sridharan
VP, IoT and M2M,
T-Mobile

Speaker
Craig Wigginton
Vice Chairman, U.S. Telecommunications Leader,
Deloitte & Touche LLP

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 9

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Disrupting Diversity:  The Inclusion Imperative Logo

An expert panel will share how to advance your tech career and highlight the latest workplace research on gender, including the business case for inclusion from growing the corporate bottom line to improving staff morale and providing more innovative solutions.

Speaker
Patrick Esser
President,
Cox Communications

Speaker
Sandy Howe
SVP & GM, Consumer Products Group,
ARRIS

Speaker
Yvette Kanouff
SVP & GM, Service Provider Business,
Cisco

Speaker
Lynn McMahon
Managing Director,
Accenture

Speaker
Vibha Rustagi
Global Head, Digital Video/Digital Marketing/Advertising, Communications,,
Cognizant

9-10 AM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Let’s Go Humans celebrates the power of human ingenuity. This session highlights the best and brightest and their vital "tech for good" missions. Hear first-hand from innovators creating life-changing tech, and those helped by it.

Moderator
Moira Gunn
Host,
NPR/Tech Nation

Speaker
Cody Friesen
CEO,
Zero Mass Water

Speaker
Neal Kassell
Founder and Chairman,
Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Speaker
John Taylor
Senior VP,
LG Electronics USA

10:15-11:15 AM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Technology advancements are disrupting to the workplace as we know it. While creating new job opportunities and efficiencies, there are implications of job displacement and what the jobs of the future will be. Technology is augmenting the workplace and reshaping the work we do, today and tomorrow.

Moderator
Jennifer Taylor
VP, U.S. Jobs,
Consumer Technology Association

Speaker
Susan Fallon Brown
VP, Global Strategy and Business Development, Government Solutions,
Monster

Speaker
Jessica Jensen
Head of Platforms, Products and Insights,
Facebook

Speaker
David Lewis
President and CEO,
OperationsInc

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Fly High in Asia Logo

Asia is advancing on global innovation with China as a key driver and Hong Kong as the gateway to Asia.  It’s a pivotal innovation hub for disruptive technologies such as AR/VR, humanlike robtos, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies and advanced manufacturing.  Learn how technology pioneers can exploit Hong Kong to succeed in Asia.

Speaker
Jason Chiu
Founder and CEO,
cherrypicks

Speaker
Hasan Gadjali
Co-Founder,
Meridian Innovation Limited

Speaker
David Hanson
Founder and CEO,
Hanson Robotics

Speaker
Samuel Lo
General Manager,
NVIDIA AI Technology Center – Hong Kong

Speaker
Pindar Wong
Chairman,
VeriFi (Hong Kong) Limited

Speaker
H.L. Yiu
Head of Advanced Manufacturing,
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

2:15-3:15 PM January 11

LVCC, North Hall, N261

The Female Equation: A Global Dialogue of Connection + Support Logo

ELLE’s editor-in-chief Nina Garcia will lead a dialogue on the importance of female connectivity and how together we can work towards equal representation in the technology sector and support the next generation of talent, empowering them to help women worldwide.

Moderator
Nina Garcia
Editor-in-Chief,
ELLE USA

Speaker
Glory Cheung
Chief Brand Officer of Consumer Business Group,
Huawei

Speaker
Carolyn Everson
ViP, Global Marketing Solutions,
Facebook

Speaker
Robin Raskin
Founder and President ,
Living in Digital Times



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