IDE Center, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

 Dr.Sakdipon Juasrikul earned his bachelor degree (Second Class Honor) from Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University, Thailand and received his MBA from Chiang Mai University. Before he joined University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, he worked in several industries. He received a Fulbright-UTCC Scholarships for Ph.D. Program and obtained his Ph.D. in Business Administration concentrated in Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management from Carson College of Business, Washington State University. His research projects have been published in Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Research, and Journal of International Entrepreneurship. Currently, he works in Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship Center at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce in order to foster entrepreneurial ecosystem in Thailand via several activities such as run IDE accelerator program, IDE Competition, etc. He also teaches in several courses at College of Entrepreneurship.




Assistant Director,
JETRO KualaLumpur


Associate Lecturer and Startup Program Manager,
University of Sydney

 Alex has founded six businesses all in different industries, covering produce wholesaling, hospitality supplies, events promotions, gift hampers, a bicycle brand and a tourism company.

 Alex runs the University of Sydney’s campus wide entrepreneurship program, Genesis. Which has helped over 1000 entrepreneurs and has been running for 11 years. This program supports students, staff and alumni develop and validate businesses while contributing $50,000 worth of seed funding every year.

 Alex teaches into a range of courses at the University of Sydney including Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Future of Business, Social Entrepreneurship and Global Business.

 Alex holds a Bachelor of Managerial Accounting from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Educational Psychology from the University of Sydney.

 He is passionate about teaching the skillset of an entrepreneur in order to ensure people will be prepared and able to thrive given the large-scale changes that are taking place in the Australian economy.


JETRO Guangzhou


Vice President,
JETRO Bangkok


Senior Director, Business Development,
JETRO Singapore


Managing Director, Chiba Industry Advancement Center
Director, Tokatsu Techno Plaza

 After experiencing the director of Chiba Industrial Technology Research Institute, Fumihiko Mori has been a managing director at Chiba Industry Advancement Center since 2018.
He engaged in the technological assistance of the small and medium enterprise and industrial security as a public employee of Chiba Prefectural Government for a long time.
Tokatsu Techno Plaza is an industry support facilities founded by the Chiba Prefectural Government which founded on industry, government, and academia collaboration with the aim of improving local companies’ technological and innovative prowess as well as promoting industry and startup companies.
He is supporting the development of the company entering the incubator facilities in the Plaza as part of industrial support of Chiba Prefecture as the director now.


Managing Partner, President
The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd.(UTEC)


JETRO Manila


JETRO Moscow

MIKE HANNA – ニュージーランド

Investment Manager,
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

 Mike is an Investment Manager inside New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s Investment Team. Mike enables companies to raise Seed to Series B investment amounts through capability building and connections to the global investment ecosystem. Mike has a key focus on the Information and Communication Technology sector and is also involved in the angel and venture capital markets. Prior to joining NZTE Mike was an Investment Director at Direct Capital, and was the primary lead of “TMT Ventures” New Zealand’s largest venture capital fund with $125m under management. His role included; board seats, influencing strategy, project work and leading mergers and acquisitions transactions in portfolio companies. In an earlier role at Direct Capital Mike was responsible for investment analysis, research, and preparation of investment proposals. Mike also has an extensive corporate and investment banking background with leading institutions, Barclays Capital and Ahli United Bank in the United Kingdom, and ANZ Bank.


Senior International Projects Manager,
Skolkovo Foundation

 Yulia Tolkishevskaya is a Senior International Projects Manager at the Skolkovo Foundation – a largest state entity in charge of establishing and promoting the innovations ecosystem in Russia. Yulia is in charge of communication with various counterparts in East Asia, as well as with relevant divisions of Russian governmental bodies. She manages an extensive network of partners from the corresponding region, identifying and developing new opportunities, organizing high-profile meetings and delegations’ visits, and providing informational and analytical reports for the Foundation leadership. She puts her best efforts, as well as knowledge and experience, into administering a series of international projects, being responsible for selecting partners and overseeing cooperation with key counterparts in the regions and guiding it through its inception.


Senior Investment Manager,
Ray VC

 Kevin is now working as an investment director in Ray VC. He is also a serial entrepreneur; he has 6 years angel investment experiences and personally founded two data-service companies in Singapore and Shanghai as a founder and co-founder. His Singapore company has just finished its B Round with a tens millions US Dollars. He has various working experiences in IC design industry as a project manager and in tire-1 management consultant firms as a consultant. He has gained a lot of knowledge and experiences through serving many data-analysis, semi-conductor, robotic and AI related companies.

He had studied in many counties such as Singapore, Norway, America, then achieved his master’s degree in project management and Bachelor’s degree in IC design from National university of Singapore.

Mr. Yang is the Investment director of Ray VC. Before joining Ray VC, Mr. Yang was a serial entrepreneur and was founder and co-founder of two data-service companies in Singapore and Shanghai. Prior to that, Mr. Yang has worked for Tier-1 management consultant firms as a consultant. Mr. Yang has abundant experience in IC design ,data-analysis, semi-conductor, robotic and AI related industries. He received a MSc in Project Management and a Bachelor Degree in IC design in NUS. PhD candidate in Psychology in East China Normal University.


筑波大学 教授




(財)京都高度技術研究所 地域産業活性化本部 創業人材育成支援部 次長


Project Professor,
The University of Tokyo

 Katsuya HASEGAWA has been a Project Professor at the University of Tokyo since 2009. He started his professional career as an LSI engineer at Panasonic in 1982. He became one of the founding members of Panasonic Ventures, a corporate VC arm of Panasonic in Silicon Valley in 1996. He left Panasonic in 2002 and became Managing Director of Venture Connection, LLC until he joined Waseda University in 2005 as a professor. He holds a BS and an MS in Applied Physics from the University of Tokyo. He was a visiting scholar at Stanford University between 1990 and 1992.

POH KAM WONG – シンガポール

National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School

 WONG Poh Kam is Professor in entrepreneurship and innovation strategy at the NUS Business School, and concurrently the Senior Director of NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Director of the NUS Overseas Colleges (NOC) program. An active angel investor, he was the founding chairman of Business Angel Network (Southeast Asia), and is an advisor to a venture capital fund and a crowdfunding platform in Singapore. He received the Public Administration Medal (Silver) Award from the Singapore Government in 2013 for his contribution to education in Singapore, and the “Entrepreneur for the World” Award (Educator Category) from the World Entrepreneurship Forum in 2015. He is currently a board member of the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS), and the co-curator of the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Transformation Map on Entrepreneurship. He obtained two BSc.’s, an MSc. and a Ph.D. from MIT. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley, a visiting scholar at Stanford University and Oxford University, and a Pacific Leadership Fellow at UC San Diego.


Associate Professor, PhD, Dean,
Foreign Trade University

 Le Thai Phong is an Associate Professor, Dean of Faculty of Business Administration, Foreign Trade University, Vietnam. Phong gained his Bachelor in International Economics, Foreign Trade University, and MBA from The University of Wales, UK. Since he dedicates to teaching, he came to Leeds University Business School to complete his PhD in international business, with the research title of “The role of intra- and inter-industry FDI spillovers in explaining performance outcomes: Evidence from the UK”. Phong offers few courses in business and management, such as strategic management, international business, quality management, principles of management, and leadership and management. He is the author of many articles, and the referee of several journals, domestically and internationally. Le Thai Phong is keen on bringing real world practices to the academic world, bridging the gap between theory and business practices. As consequence, he acts as a consultant, helping firms in improving their performance.


Associate Professor, DBA Director,
Graduate Institute of Technology, Innovation & Intellectual Property Management National Chengchi University

 Dr. Don Jyh-Fu Jeng is an Associate Professor and Director at the Graduate Institute of Technology, Innovation and Intellectual Property Management, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University. Dr. Jeng received his Ph.D. from Waseda University (Japan), an M.S. and a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Houston (U.S.) Prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Jeng worked as a system analyst for Texas Instruments, and as an e-commerce manager for Ateck Computer, Inc. (U.S.) In addition, Dr. Jeng has co-founded the Gtogo.com (U.S.), which its business model has later proved successful. Dr. Jeng has consulted with a wide range of organizations. In addition, he has served as a mentor to startups and devote himself to support young entrepreneurs.

Dr. Jeng teaches the Technology Innovation, Strategic Operations, and Entrepreneurship in the M.S., MBA, and EMBA programs. His lecture adopted the Participant-Centered Learning Case Method, which emphasize both industrial practice and academic theory. He has been one of the most favorable professors among the student group, and is the Fellow of Academy of Educators, National Cheng Kung University. Dr. Jeng’s major research interests focus on the cross-disciplinary of entrepreneurial management, strategic operations management and decision-making. His work has been published in book and various academic journals.


Associate Professor,
Putra Business School   

 Dr. AHMED RAZMAN Abdul Latiff is the Senior Lecturer and Manager of Business Development at Putra Business School (PBS). He holds a Master Degree of Accounting from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and a Master Research Degree in Accounting and Financial Management from Lancaster University, United Kingdom. He also holds a PhD in Corporate Governance from Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom. He is an Associate Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He has presented and published numerous papers at various conferences and journals as well as been awarded various research grants. He has successfully supervised more than 90 students of PhD, MSc and MBA. Since 2012, he has been appointed as one of the Intellectual Properties Evaluation Panel for Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), which involves in identifying the potential commercialization of UPM inventions. He is the Nominating Committee Member representing Malaysia for the Asian Entrepreneurship Award based in Japan. He is the Vice President (Finance) of Case Writers Association of Malaysia as well as the Editorial Board member of Asian Journal of Case Research. He is also the Chief Examiner for Corporate Governance paper under The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. As a regular commentator in radio programs and TV talk shows, he has been passionate about a very wide range of interests including accounting, economics, finance, entrepreneurship, human governance, corporate governance and ethics. He has provided various trainings and consultations on risk management, institutional governance, internal control system and corporate governance to both private and public agencies such as Jabatan Audit Negara, Razak School of Government, Ministry of Higher Education and Yayasan Bank Rakyat.


School of Business Administration, Kyungpook National University

 Gyewan Moon is a Professor of Strategic Management & Organization Theory in the School of Business Administration at Kyungpook National University in Korea. He served Korean Academy of Management as the President (27th , 2016~2017). He also served his University as a Chairman of Faculty Assembly (2014~2016), an Associate Vice-President for International Affairs (2012~2014) and a Director of Research Institute of Economics and Business Administration (2013~2014). He has been organizing an international conference on entrepreneurship and innovation for the past 7 years. He has good working relationship with Finnish scholars and Japanese scholars in the area of smart health areas. He published several papers in Academy of Management Review, International Journal of Information Management, etc. He received his DBA at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. U.S.A. He is currently interested in building a healthy ecosystem for entrepreneurship, creating social values and legitimacy building in implementing an innovation, etc.


Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs (CMEA)

 With a doctorate in Management of Technology, DR Totok Hari Wibowo has since last 2017 been joined a 5-headed strategic taskforce team to assist Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs in regulatory impact assessment. Prior to this involvement, DR Totok Hari Wibowo was in charged with the development of competitive economic areas such as Science and Technology Park, Industrial Park, and Special Economic Zones. Since 2010 to date, DR Totok Hari Wibowo become a member of Innovative SME Working Group under the Ministry of Research and Technology and Higher Education, which tasks among others is to speed up the formation of innovative SMEs. He has been working in the Netherlands, Japan, and Indonesia.


Zone Startups

 Siva Ramamoorthy (Siva) is a well-known member of the strongly emerging Start-up Ecosystem in India, South Asia and US.

He currently serves as a Mentor with India’s No 1 start-up Incubator Zone Startups, a Joint Venture between Bombay Stock Exchange and Ryerson University Canada. He also serves with Stanford Ignite- one of the world Top Start-up academic Programs, University of Sydney Genesis Start-up program.

He has taught several start-up programs including on sales, marketing, fund raising and product management for start-ups. He has over 30 Global Presentations and papers to his credit including in USA, South Korea Kyungpuk National University, Belgium, Sri Lanka, Fiji, and Australia. Significant invited speakerships include: “On Innovation” invited by the International Telecom Union, a United Nations body for their forum in Fiji and later.

Past Corporate roles include Director VMware, Director Intel, Product Management for a greater than $500 Million Product at Nortel Networks. And Head of Marketing at Tejas Networks a Red Herring Worldwide Top 100 India Start-up.

He holds a MS in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky. He also holds a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA.


Executive Director,

 Dr Suresh Kumar started his career in Coimbatore, in a Textile Machinery Manufacturing company, after which he joined PSG-Science & Technology Entrepreneurial Park (PSG-STEP) – The Technology Busines Incubator (TBI) associated with PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India with the foucs to support start-ups in the areas of informtion technology, electronics and mechanical. He has been a part of establishing the incubation facility and building its brand to the stakeholders of entrepreneurship in the institute and in the region.

For about two decades, he has been responsible for managing the incubation facility, handholding start-ups, implementing the innovation fund, managing the seed fund support system, coordinating the Outreach Centre activities for promoting innovations and identifying & executing the consulting assignments.
Suresh Kumar is the president of Indian STEPs and Business Incubators Association (ISBA) and also handles the Secretariat of Asia Pacific Incubation Network (APIN) – an initiative supported by infoDev, World Bank & Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. Under APIN, he organizes capacity building programms and workshops for the business incubation managers across the asia pacific region.
He is certified as Business Incubaton Trainer by infoDev, The World Bank Group and a mentor in the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN).
He had participated in various international programs/workshops held in various coutries.
Suresh Kumar holds a engineering degree in Mechanical and a PhD in Management.