The UBS Disruptive Technology CEO Summit, in its 6th year, proved to be an extraordinary journey of exploration. More than 5,180 global investors and business leaders participated over the three days of the Summit, during which 24 distinguished speakers gave detailed insights into their plans to disrupt the corporate and financial status quo.
The summit’s theme this year was “Changing the Game”. And fittingly in this game changing post-COVID world, its live virtual formula seamlessly brought together business leaders and investors from around the world to share their journeys of breakthrough innovation in healthtech, cybersecurity, food tech, robotics, agriculture tech, entertainment and many more.
These past few years, our annual event has brought together brilliant minds to share their journey, to inspire and connect with Chairmen, CEOs, investors, entrepreneurs and market disruptors around a multitude of different tech topics.
At this year’s event, topics around the disruptive theme, medical and healthtech, biofabrics / biomaterials, cybersecurity, food disruption and other trends in technology will be featured.
Technology has the power to accomplish and do many things, and changing the world is one of them. It is a magical and revolutionary change that can help drive value for your business, investments or personal life.
Don’t miss out, join us virtually on the 13th – 15th October for a thought-provoking conversation. Stay tuned for updates around the event.
Changing The Game Series
Changing The Game Series
Explore tomorrow’s tech – today
Has it changed your life yet ? Who are these challengers? Click here for the DTS 2020 agenda
Co-Head Wealth Management Asia Pacific,
UBS Global Wealth Management,
Head and Chief Executive,
UBS Hong Kong Group Managing Director
Head, Investment Bank, Asia Pacific,
China Country Head, Group Managing Director,
Member of Global Investment Bank
Executive Committee, UBS
Master of ceremony
Master of ceremony
Head of Tech Connect, APAC
UBS Global Wealth Management
Melanie Hofmann is Head of Tech Connect APAC, UBS Global Wealth Management. She is a technology enthusiast and former entrepreneur with close to a decade of experience in the banking industry.
Melanie is responsible for driving engagement between UBS’s market-leading wealth management clientele and the region’s thriving start-ups and technology ecosystem.
The UBS Tech Connect platform includes, The Digital Hub at UBS Kowloon office in Hong Kong, the annual UBS Disruptive Technology CEO Summit, as well as UBS’s incubation corridor initiative – Tech Connect Client to name a few. Through direct access to start-ups, academics and experts, Tech Connect enables UBS clients to access unique opportunities and gain important insights into the key technology trends that are shaping the future.
Melanie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Chapman University, Los Angeles, with a concentration in Communications.
She speaks English, German, Mandarin, Cantonese and French.
Managing Director, Market Team Head, Hong Kong Domestic, UBS Global Wealth Management
Jamee has been in the wealth management & investment banking industry since 2001.
He graduated Magna Cum Laude and received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
In 2018 he received his Master in Finance and Wealth Management from the joint degree program of University of Rochester (USA) and University of Bern (Switzerland).
At present he is a Managing Director of Global Wealth Management at UBS AG in Hong Kong and a Market Team Head leading the Hong Kong Domestic Market.
He is a CFA Charter-holder since 2008.
Head, Direct Investment Group, Asia Pacific, UBS Global Wealth Management
Enrico Mattoli has worked for UBS for in excess of 20 years, starting in the graduate program in London before working in London, New York, Milan and most recently in Hong Kong where he is Head Direct Investment Group Asia Pacific.
Between 2016 and 2020, Mattoli was Head of the Global Family Office, Greater China with responsibility for providing clients with a full range of WM/IB/AM services encompassing both their family and business needs. During his tenure, Asian Private Banker named UBS Wealth Management Best Bank for Family Office Services for three years in a row.
Between 2009 and 2015, Mattoli was Asia Pacific Head for Investment Products and Services for the UHNW segment where, levering on the integrated bank platform, his team provided client solutions across asset classes. In this role he worked closely with client advisors to provide UHNW clients with access to the institutional-type products and services available from UBS's investment banking and asset management businesses.
Mattoli came to Asia in 2005 as Head of Active Advisory, Asia, a specialist team providing customised non-discretionary portfolio management services and advice on strategic and tactical asset allocation.
In Milan, he was responsible for the Investment Consulting Business Development for Italian domestic clients. In New York he was front-line investment advisor in Active Advisory
Mattoli holds an LLB from Kings College London, University of London, an MBA from Ivey Business School at Western University, Canada and a Masters in Real Estate from University College of Estate Management.
Executive Director, Active Advisory, APAC, UBS Global Wealth Management
Prior to joining UBS Wealth Management, Hunter was a Senior Macro Salesperson in UBS Investment Bank since 2011.
He has over 20 years industry experience and has held various senior positions at UBS including APAC Head of Client Office and APAC Head of Corporates and Global Family Offices for FX, Rates and Credit. Hunter graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics and is currently completing a Double Masters of Wealth Management at University of Rochester-Bern, He is the Deputy Head of the Active Advisory business in HK.
- Language: English, French
- Focus: FX & Rates / Macro, Commodities & Alternatives
Head, Private Capital Markets EMEA, UBS Investment Bank
Isabelle is a Managing Director and Head of Private Capital Markets EMEA (PCM) at UBS Investment Bank. She has over 20 years' experience in Investment banking.
Isabelle joined UBS in 2009 and prior to running PCM she was head of Corporate Debt Capital Markets EMEA.She is a member of the board of directors of AFME (The Association for Financial Markets in Europe).
A strong advocate of diversity in the workplace and the economic case for it, Isabelle sits on the Diversity Council of the Investment Bank. Isabelle is also a mentor to the global visionary programme - designed for entrepreneurs who help change the world and is committed to the UN 17 sustainable goals.
Prior to UBS, Isabelle worked at BNP Paribas, JPMorgan and WestLB
Global Family Office Hong Kong, UBS Global Wealth Management
Louis Shan joined UBS in 2005 and is currently the Managing Director at UBS Wealth Management as client advisor covering ultra high net worth and Global Family Office (GFO) clients in Hong Kong/China region.
Louis has over 15 years of experiences in equity research, financial analysis and advisory businesses. Prior to joining UBS, Louis is the equity strategist focusing on HK/China market in both Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley in 2003-2005 and 2000-2002, respectively.
Louis graduated from University of Michigan Business School with Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in finance and accounting.
Seow Ann Gan
Seow Ann Gan
Executive Vice Chairman,
Global Wealth Management, UBS
Gan Seow Ann is currently the Executive Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management, UBS AG. He joined as Vice Chairman, Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific in 2013 and was appointed Divisional Vice Chairman in February 2016.
He is concurrently a member of the Singapore Management Committee which oversees business strategy, risk management and governance for UBS Singapore Branch.
Mr Gan advises UBS' key clients and business owners on a global basis, drawing on his deep understanding of international capital markets and strong track record in leading businesses. Additionally, he advises and supports UBS senior leadership on a broad range of key business activities.
Prior to joining UBS AG, he was President of Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX), where he had a distinguished career, responsible for developing and growing the community of participants for the stock and derivatives exchanges. He was concurrently the Chief Executive of the two operating exchanges. He also led the drive to establish Singapore as the premier listings venue for IPOs and debt capital raising.
Mr Gan held several senior appointments in the capital markets over the past 3 decades. This included Merrill Lynch where he was Managing Director responsible for South East Asia equities market, and Head of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia for Crosby Securities (which became SocGen Securities).
In addition, Mr Gan has served as director in a statutory board, several business entities and charitable organisations as well as co-opted member of public service committees.
Mr Gan holds a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University, Canada, and a BA in Economics (Distinction) from Wilfrid Laurier University.