UBS Disruptive Technology CEO Summit

Hong Kong September 27, 2016

UBS hosted the 2nd Disruptive Technology CEO Summit in Hong Kong on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. At this summit, CEOs, Chairmen and Founders from across the region shared their insights and experiences in leading companies proven to be major or potential "disruptors".

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What were some key discussion topics?

  • The economic impact of disruptive technology is expected to reach USD25 trillion by 2025 - Amy Lo, Head, UBS Wealth Management Greater China.
  • AI & VR, disruptive China trends, next-gen transportation. Are you future-ready?
  • How does technology benefit our Client Advisors?
  • Why does Baidu believe in the future of food delivery in China?
  • Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. How will these disruptive tech trends impact your world?

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Events highlights

Speaker interviews

Interview with Leo Cui, CEO, TalkingData

Interview with Wellen Sham, Chairman & CEO, Thunder Power

Interview with Neville Spiteri, CEO, Wevr

Interview with Andras Forgacs, Co-Founder & CEO, Modern Meadow

Event photos

Welcome remarks by Amy Lo, Chief Executive, UBS Hong Kong Branch, Group Managing Director

Building an Innovation Ecosystem For the Hong Kong Bay: From DJI to Songshan Lake and to HKX with Zexiang Li, Chairman, DJI

Welcome remarks by Amy Lo, Chief Executive, UBS Hong Kong Branch, Group Managing Director

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Presentation by Ramin Asgard, CEO, AISTRA

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Panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence / Virtual Reality moderated by Peter Stephens, Head of Regulatory & APAC CTO, UBS AG with Hans-Christian Boos, Founder & CEO, Arago, Leo Cui, CEO, TalkingData, Sundeep Gantori, Equity Analyst, Chief Investment Office, UBS Wealth Management and Neville Spiteri, Co-Founder and CEO, Wevr

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Panel discussion on Sustainability moderated by David Yeung, Founder, Green Monday with Doug Evans, Founder & CEO, Juicero, Andras Forgacs, Co-Founder & CEO, Modern Meadow, Mahadevan Krishnan, Chief Scientific Advisor to the CEO, I-Pulse and Daphna Nissenbaum, Co-Founder & CEO, Tipa Corp.

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Panel discussion on Disruption in China moderated by Joseph Chee, Head of Corporate Client Solutions for Asia, UBS Investment Bank with Zhenbing Gong, CEO, Baidu Waimai, Bill Liu, Founder and CEO, Royole Corporation and Enita Pu, Partner, Sequoia Capital

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Panel discussion on FinTech moderated by James Aylen, Head of UBS Evolve, The Centre for Design Thinking and Innovation, UBS Wealth Management with Jonathon Allaway, Senior Managing Director, Financial Services, Accenture, Jim Lai, Vice President & Head of Financial Technology Group, Tencent Holding, Simon Loong, Founder & CEO, WeLab and Michael Sha, Founder & CEO, SigFig

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Panel discussion on Next Generation Transportation moderated by Ming Xu, Equity Research Analyst, UBS Investment Bank with Zexiang Li, Chairman, DJI, Idan Ofer, Principal, Quantum Pacific Group, Wellen Sham, Chairman & CEO, Thunder Power and Nick Wang, Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, NextEV

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Speakers/Panelists

Jonathon Allaway, Senior Managing Director, Accenture

Ramin Asgard, CEO, AISTRA

James Aylen, Head of UBS Evolve, The Centre for Design Thinking and Innovation, UBS Wealth Management

Hans-Christian Boos, Founder & CEO, Arago

Joseph Chee, Head of Corporate Client Solutions, Asia, UBS Investment Bank

Bryan Crawford, Head of UHNW Distribution Asia, and Head of IPS Greater China, UBS Wealth Management

Leo Cui, CEO, TalkingData

Paul Duffy, President & CEO, ARHT Media

Doug Evans, Founder and CEO, Juicero

Andras Forgacs, Co-Founder & CEO, Modern Meadow

Laurent Frescaline, Executive Director, I-Pulse

Sundeep Gantori, Equity Analyst, Chief Investment Office, UBS Wealth Management

Zhenbing Gong, CEO, Baidu Waimai

Sam Kendall, Head of Corporate Client Solutions, Asia Pacific, UBS Investment Bank

Mahadevan Krishnan, Chief Scientific Advisor, I-Pulse

Jim Lai, Vice President & Head of Financial Technology Group, Tencent Holding

Professor Zexiang Li, Chairman, DJI

Bill Liu, CEO, Royole

Amy Lo, Head, UBS Wealth Management Greater China Chief Executive, UBS Hong Kong Branch,  Group Managing Director

Simon Loong, Founder and CEO, WeLab

Daphna Nissenbaum, Co-Founder & CEO, Tipa Corp.

Idan Ofer, Principal, Quantum Pacific Group

Enita Pu, Partner, Sequoia Capital China

Michael Sha, Co-Founder & CEO, SigFig

Wellen Sham, Chairman & CEO, Thunder Power

Neville Spiteri, CEO, Wevr

Peter Stephens, Head of Regulatory Architecture & APAC CTO, UBS AG

Eric Tang, Head Distribution Management Greater China, Investment Products and Services, UBS Wealth Management

Nick Wang, Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, NextEV

Ming Xu, Equity Research Analyst, UBS Investment Bank

David Yeung, Founder, Green Monday