Mr. Jin-Hyo Park is CTO and Head of Network Technology R&D Center of SK Telecom. He is currently responsible for the development of wireless technologies at SK Telecom. He joined SK Telecom at 1997, and worked for the IRIDIUM project and 3GPP standardization. From 2004, he has not only contributed commercialization of WCDMA and HSDPA/HSUPA, but also took a responsibility for the R&D strategy of SK Telecom. Since 2009, he has successfully led the Korea-first LTE launch, the world-first multi- carrier deployment, the world-first nation-wide HD Voice (VoLTE) commercialization, and the world-first LTE-A (Carrier Aggregation) commercialization, and now directing LTE-A Pro and 5G evolution of SK Telecom. His current interest mainly focuses on advanced communication system including LTE-A, 5G, NFV/SDN, and Network Analytics.
Jonathan was named Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Service Provider Business in August 2018, He leads a team that is driving disruption in the industry with technology innovations in routing, 5G, subscriber experience (mobile, cable, fixed), automation, and optical. Jonathan re-joined Cisco in March 2017 as Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Networking. In that role, he drove Cisco’s leadership position in SP routing, networking and automation software solutions ushering in the next-generation of networking and network automation innovation.
Prior to rejoining Cisco, Jonathan served as Executive Vice President and General Manager at Juniper Networks leading its Engineering and Product Management. In that role, he was responsible for driving strategy, development and business growth for the company’s entire portfolio including routing, switching and security, as well as leading the ongoing evolution of silicon technology and the Junos operation system.
Before Juniper, Jonathan held a variety of leadership positions at Cisco over the course of 15 years. During that time, he developed service provider solutions and led the enterprise routing product management team and service provider Layer 4 through Layer 7 services team.
Jonathan is co-author of the best-selling book, “Voice-over IP Fundamentals,” and is a frequent speaker at high-profile industry events. Active on social media, he frequently shares his observations and insights about the industry through Twitter @jonathandavidsn and blogs.
Shanker Trivedi is the senior vice president of NVIDIA. He has led worldwide sales and business evelopment for NVIDIA’s Datacenter and Professional Visualization products since 2009. His responsibility includes TESLA HPC and Hyperscale Datacenter servers, DGX AI Supercomputers, QUADRO graphics workstations, and CUDA, OpenACC, Deep Learning, and GRID virtualization software solutions. Prior to NVIDIA, Shanker held various sales, marketing, and general management positions at Callidus Software, Sun Microsystems, IBM (RS/6000 AIX EMEA), ICL/Fujitsu, and other companies, in the U.K. and India.
Lee Chen has served as A10 Networks’ President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since July 2004. From 1993 to 2004, Mr. Chen founded Centillion Networks and Foundry Networks. At both companies, he served in a variety of positions, including Vice President of Engineering. He previously held management and senior technical positions at OTS, Apple Computer, Convergent Technologies, Inc.
Rikard Steiber is President of Viveport, the world’s first and only “Netflix of XR” subscription service live in +60 markets for HTC VIVE, Oculus, Windows and Wave virtual reality devices. Before joining HTC as President of Viveport and SVP of Virtual Reality, Steiber successfully built up several international businesses in Video on Demand, YouTube MCNs and eSports, as the CEO for MTGx and Chief Digital Officer at Modern Times Group.
Nadeem Sheikh is the Vice President of Self-Driving Vehicle Programs at Lyft, the US ride-hailing company. He leads Lyft’s Business Development & Operations teams in engaging the Automotive ecosystem and building new capabilities to support and accelerate self-driving cars on Lyft’s network. Previous to Lyft, Nadeem was a member of the executive team of Opower, an energy-focused software company which reached over 100M consumers globally and went public in 2014.
Dr. Dennis Hong, a TED alumnus, is a Professor and the Founding Director of RoMeLa (Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory) of the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department at UCLA. His research focuses on robot locomotion and manipulation, autonomous vehicles and humanoid robots. He is the inventor of a number of novel robots and mechanisms, a unique three-legged waking robot STriDER, an air-powered robotic hand RAPHaEL, and the world’s first car that can be driven by the blind.
Jean Marc Frangos is a Silicon Valley Corporate Innovation thought leader and startup NED/advisor. As SVP, External Innovation at BT, Jean-Marc has been responsible for managing the innovation programmes to prepare BT’s future portfolio aimed at the Consumer and Business markets, including areas such as TV over IP, Virtual Reality, IoT and Cloud Technologies. He has also been responsible for innovation partnerships with venture capitalists, start-ups and industry peers in the United States, Asia, and Europe.
Lydia Hicks, VP, British Telecom
VP, British Telecom
Vishy is responsible for catalyzing the delivery of advanced technologies and innovative products to solve business challenges, and actively engaging with the startup community to bring new capabilities to AT&T. Prior to his current role, Vishy was part of the AT&T Corporate Strategy team; delivering analysis and recommendations on new business opportunities. Before AT&T, Vishy has held leadership roles in product management, sales, alliances, and consulting across a variety of companies, including SAP, Nokia, Motorola, and Ernst & Young.
Through his extensive experience, Vishy brings a depth of knowledge and expertise in delivering technological business solutions in mobile apps, networking, cloud, IoT, and security. A frequent speaker at industry events, Vishy is a co-author of “Work Goes Mobile” (Wiley, 2006).
Mr. Byungki Oh has over 30 years of experience in telecommunications industry encompassing various areas in the mobile network engineering, technology strategy and management, international standardization, international roaming, development of corporate strategy, advanced technology, devices & services and global business development and collaboration. Mr. Oh is currently Senior Vice President of Global Business Development, Global Business Group, KT Corp. At this post, he supports CEO and Top management as an Executive-aide for Global Business Affairs. He also manages Global Business Development, Marketing & Sales and Collaboration.
Mr. Oh has been the focal point to GSMA and ITU-UNESCO Broadband Commission and manages KT Executives representation at the Board of Directors of GSMA and the Broadband Commission. He personally was a member of Service Review Group of GSMA. He was a leader of GSMA Pay-Buy-Mobile Initiative, Embedded Mobile Program, and Applications Efficiency Task Force. Mr. Oh was also an Acting Chair of the Epidemic Preparedness Working Group under the Broadband Commission and led publishing of the “Preventing the Spread of Epidemics using ICTs.”
Charlie Zhang is a VP and head of the Standards and Mobility Innovation Lab of Samsung Research America, where he leads research, prototyping, and standards for 5G and future multimedia networks. From 2009 to 2013, he served as the Vice Chairman of the 3GPP RAN1 working group and led development of LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies such as 3D channel modeling, UL-MIMO, CoMP, Carrier Aggregation for TD-LTE. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is a Fellow of IEEE.
Josh Tobin is a Research Scientist at OpenAI working at the intersection of machine learning and robotics. His research focuses on applying deep reinforcement learning, generative models, and synthetic data to problems in robotic perception and control. Additionally, he co-organizes a machine learning training program for engineers to learn about production-ready deep learning called Full Stack Deep Learning. He did his PhD in Computer Science at UC Berkeley advised by Pieter Abbeel. He has also been a management consultant at McKinsey and an Investment Partner at Dorm Room Fund.
Jaehyeok Kim is co-founder and CEO of LetinAR, an Augmented Reality (AR) optical solution provider. Kim has co-founded LetinAR with Jeonghun Ha, the inventor of PinMR™ (“Pin Mirror”) technology in 2016. Before founding LetinAR, Kim conducted R&D project on Object Recognition at Samsung Electronics and projects on VR Applications in Healthcare and Rehabilitation at HCI Labs in Hanyang University.
Tony Lee is the president and CEO of Saltlux, Inc., the artificial intelligence and big data analytics company, headquartered in Seoul, Korea. He received B.S. and M.S. in ICT Engineering from Inha University of Korea. He holds a specially appointed professor in Hanyang University and held an adjunct professor’s position in Inha University, teaching computer science and information technology. He was a member of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Committee under the President of Korea. He is a chairman of the ‘Artificial Intelligence Industrial Association’, and a vicechairman of the ‘Intelligence and Information Forum’ and ‘Society for Computer Intelligence’. Tony is one of the few pioneers in the field of Artificial Intelligence in Asia, contributing to Korean Government’s R&D plan for AI technology and to the industrial dissemination. He was honored with ‘Best Paper Prize’ from Samsung, ‘Best Software Award’ from Korean Government and the president of Korea, and the ‘Order of Industrial Service Merit’ from Korean Government. Tony is also a member of the ISO/TC37 committee and the several EU FP7 projects. He has authored more than 60 papers, articles, and reports so far.
Modar Alaoui is a serial entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley, California. He is mostly known for his work in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision-based face analytics and emotion recognition technologies. Alaoui is the founder and CEO of Eyeris Technologies, Inc., a Deep Learning-based face analytics and emotion recognition software.
Will is the CEO of Lucidworks. He has over 20 years of experience in Silicon Valley leading product, marketing, and business development initiatives. Prior to Lucidworks he was head of technical business development for Splunk, where he was responsible for defining the company’s market category and key product feature sets. Hayes also created and led the company’s global partner program, building an ecosystem of consultants, developers, resellers, system integrators, service providers, and technology partners to drive sales opportunities and increase partner profitability. Earlier in his career, Hayes served as a software engineer at Genentech, where he built solutions that supported the sales and drug development teams. He is a member of global leadership organization YPO, and currently lives with his family in San Francisco, California, where Lucidworks is headquartered.
Edison Tse received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the Director of Asia Center of Management Science and Engineering, which has the charter of developing executive training programs for executives in Asian enterprises, conducting research on development of the emerging economy in Asia and establishing research affiliations with Asian enterprises.
Steven Woo is a Fellow and Distinguished Inventor at Rambus Labs. He is a seasoned professional with strong technical and strategic marketing backgrounds, and over 20 years of experience leading teams in the development of computing and memory system solutions, developing business proposals, evangelizing solutions, creating intellectual property, leading performance analysis efforts, and managing internal and customer programs. His industry experience includes work with companies around the world, particularly in Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea). He has over 30 patents in the areas of memory, memory systems, and neural networks.
Richard Dasher has been Director of the US-Asia Technology Management Center at Stanford University since 1994. He served concurrently as the Executive Director of the Center for Integrated Systems in Stanford’s School of Engineering from 1998 – 2015. His research and teaching focus on the flow of people, knowledge, and capital in innovation systems, on the impact of new technologies on industry value chains, and on open innovation management.
Myoungho Sunwoo is a distinguished Professor at Hanyang University.
Alfredo joined USMAC in 2004 as a mentor and then took over as Co-CEO in 2010, where he expanded US MAC’s partner programs and introduced the “Go Global” Silicon Valley accelerator program. Alfredo has over 25 years of business development and management consulting experience in the information technology sector. He has advised over 300 early-stage technology companies in his career and he also worked with large multinationals such as Adobe, Microsoft, Nortel Networks, Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Prior to US MAC, Alfredo was president and co-founder of two Canadian startups, where he established offices in Ottawa, Toronto, and San Francisco, California. Alfredo is a certified Kauffman FastTrac instructor and teaches the “Tech Venture” and “GrowthVenture” curricula to foreign entrepreneurs and economic development groups worldwide.
Andrew Tang is a managing director of DFJ DragonFund. He has experience in both operation and investment in high-tech companies in a wide variety of sectors, especially in TMT hardware, advanced materials, and clean technology. Before CSFB, Mr. Tang was a senior engineer and marketing manager at Intel Corporation. He was responsible for chip design as well as market enabling for the Pentium and Itanium processors.
Bill Reichert is co-founder and Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early stage venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. He is also a Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures, a global venture capital firm with offices in Silicon Valley and around the world. Earlier in his career, Bill worked for McKinsey & Co., the World Bank in Washington, DC, and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., in New York.
Phil Yoon is the founder and General Partner of Big Basin Capital. Since founding Big Basin, he has raised two seed-stage funds and invested in more than 20 startups in Korea and the US in various sectors such as mobile application, e-commerce, enterprise software. Prior to Big Basin, Phil was the Investment Director at Walden International, a global VC headquartered in Silicon Valley, where he honed his skills in cross-border investments.
Kiha Lee co-founded Sazze, Inc. in Silicon Valley in 2005 and serves as CEO. Sazze, Inc. is a parent company to a number of fast-growing eCommerce sites including DealsPlus.com, Whizwallet.com, and Lately (formerly ShopLately). In 2012, he joined Primer as a partner, and in 2014 he launched Sazze Partners, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that invests in Korea and the U.S. Kiha currently lives and works in Silicon Valley.
Daniel Elizalde is the head of IoT at Ericsson. He is a seasoned product leader with over 20 years of experience managing complex B2B technology products. He has experience managing IoT product portfolios and the complete lifecycle of end-to-end IoT solutions, including hardware, embedded software, cloud platforms, and user applications. As part of my IoT coaching practice, he has created the IoT Decision Framework, a strategic tool to help companies develop winning IoT product strategies.
Kiichiro DeLuca is responsible for research and business development at WERU Investment. His focus is on early stage hard science and deep tech ventures around the world. Additionally, he leads technology commercialization efforts together with researchers at universities and research institutions to create spinouts from public domain research.
A rocket scientist turned venture capitalist, Kiichiro began his career as an aerospace engineer working on projects at NASA/JPL, University of Tokyo, and in industry. After his career in aerospace engineering, he led business development efforts for early stage hard science and deep tech ventures in San Francisco and Tokyo, prior to joining WERU Investment.
Michael Falcon has over twenty years of venture capital and operating experience, with an emphasis on Deep Tech and information technology industry sectors. Prior to LG Technology Ventures, Michael was a Managing Partner of Bandgap Ventures, which focuses on physical science technology investing in the areas of advanced materials, manufacturing, and electronics. Michael began his work in venture capital at Alara Capital (formerly Guggenheim Venture Partners), which was the venture capital group of Guggenheim Partners, a global financial services firm with more than $200 billion in assets under management.
Michael has held senior positions in operating companies including Director of Marketing and Business Development at Molecular Imprints, a venture-backed semiconductor equipment company that was acquired by Canon. Michael also served as a Captain at the US Air Force Research Laboratory, where he led a multi-million dollar semiconductor laser research and development program at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. Michael has also worked at Texas Instruments and Teradyne Corporation and has authored multiple technical publications.
Michael has four degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, including an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, an M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Leaders for Global Operations Fellow and a recipient of the Patrick G. McGovern Award for Entrepreneurship.
Michael lives with his wife and teenage daughter and enjoys playing golf and exercising.
Thomas (Seungpill) Jueng is Managing Director of Samsung Ventures America. He joined Samsung Ventures in 2012 and focuses on investments in mobile, digital media, content, Enterprise solution, and InsureTech.
Prior to joining Samsung Ventures, Thomas worked in Benex investment, a private equity in Korea. He managed deal structure of $400M multiplex transaction.
Before Benex investment, he spent five and half years at SK Telecom in global strategy planning team and investment team.
Thomas was involved in numerous deals in the US, China, Vietnam, and Korea mainly focusing on mobile and internet. In 2008, he launched SK Telecom Ventures in Palo Alto.
Before SK Telecom, he opened two start-ups, a social network service website, win520.com in Beijing, China, and an outdoor digital signage company, Intercity Networks in Korea.
He spent three and half years at a RF repeater system company, MTI Co., Ltd. as building quality insurance team from scratch.
Thomas earned his M.B.A. at the Wharton School and received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University.
Venture Partner and Entrepreneur Evangelist at SV Latam Capital and mentor @Singularity University, 500 Startups, Imagine.cc, and StartSe.
Angelika has a Ph.D. from Stanford and a Master’s from UC Berkeley plus attended an Executive Program at Singularity University.
She looks for startups in Silicon Valley, Europe and Latin America which fit into the portfolio of SV Latam Capital https://www.svlatamcap.com/ Her passion is helping entrepreneurs with investor communications and following a startup from the 1st version of their investor pitch to seeing the CEO present a final pitch deck that will motivate investors to invest.
Fluent in Portuguese, French, Spanish, German and English, she teaches workshops in 5 languages.
Have you ever seen the robot fish swim with real fish? Do you want to explore underwater world? AIRO has been realized those technologies. AIRO is the world best robotic fish maker. Please come to meet the neo fish as robotic fish in the new underwater world. MIRO, a biomimetic Robot Fish, are the first achievement of several years’ trials on underwater service robot platform by AIRO Inc.
J2C aims to develop a full range of iris recognition solution that delivers superior usability, speed, and imaging performance at an affordable price. J2C is currently developing various hardware and software solutions to improve personalization service solution for mobile, home, and business.
Seal, the world’s most secure messenger. Combining functionality with usability, we provide security through default end to end encryption, self destructing messages, screenshot protection and forwarding/download protection to both single and group chats. Protect your data and take control of your privacy.
Coding Robot LAB provides Online Platform for Coding Education. Al evaluates you and assigns contents to strengthen your coding ability. Al can also match the perfect tutor for your advance study
IoT based Pet -Healthcare service, Smart pet-healthcare platform for monitoring obesity
management for diabetes.
An Agri-Food Tech startup, leading agriculture innovation with IT and data. n.thing has developed the world first modular vertical farm system. Farms are automatically operated through the ‘Cube OS’ and maximizes the cultivation efficiency with data driven operations. It enhances environmental ustainability by introducing new way for farming and develops a new distribution system of fresh greens to give more alues to crop producers and consumers.
Git based job matching service for developers with A.I.
Save your time, money and patience. Didicast is an ultra-lightweight video maker for the busy educator and industry professional.
BlueVisor is an AI Tech Startup which provides AI wealth management platform, HB+, to corporates, family offices and HNWIs. In 2019 alone, HB+ was verified by Korean financial regulator as a number one profit-generating AI, graduated the Plug and Play programme in Sunnyvalle, CA; was interviewed by NASDAQ market site in Time Square, NY and has been exclusively selected by Royal Bank of Scotland Group fintech specialist programme in London, UK. Since 2017, BlueVisor has revenued US$2.5m in sales, with plans to expand in the US market with its US entity, enTrust Angles.
Understand more about your little one. Littleone is a childcare platform that captures everything about babies to share vital data between stay-at-home dads and career-driven moms who gave it all up for babies. With accumulated data and know-how, we dedicate ourselves to eliminating hassles while raising babies.
LetinAR develops an optical system for AR (Augmented Reality) smart glasses, which plays the same role as smartphone displays. By applying LetinAR’s self-developed “Pin Mirror (“PinMRTM”)” optical solution, smart glasses manufacturers can build smart glasses worn like a pair of conventional glasses. LetinAR aims to break down technical barriers related to optics which hinders true commercialization of AR smart glasses.
R.O.C.K is a company to develop ROCK-Ring, a wearable smart ring device based on a tactile sensor. ROCK-Ring can be used as a mouse for PC, remote controller for smart TV and wireless laser pointer for a presenter. We plan to launch in Samsung and LG as a bundle product instead of a traditional mouse.
VIVIVIK is AI based Logo design service for small business owners and startups. According to the information input, VIVIVIK recommends you the most suitable logo among 30,000 designer-created logo DB. Once user purchase the logo, VIVIVIK remove the design from DB so that design purchase would not be overlapped.
Tripbtoz is an incentivized travel video platform where users are rewarded for sharing their lively travel videos. On the platform, 800,000 worldwide hotels, rental cars, and travel insurances are available for real-time booking. The company created the next generation travel app that enables users to see the world with the eyes of travelers.
Notifyre is the evolution of the successful Australian fax company GoFax. Its launch into the U.S. market is an introduction of its Transitional Communication Platform that will allow businesses still using traditional messaging mediums, like fax, to begin the conversion to a secure, digital messaging solution—even when not all the recipients of their messages are ready to make the change themselves. A modular products platform, Notifyre continues to offer best-in-class fax and SMS text messaging solutions, while opening up other communication possibilities to its customers.
Sellcrowd is a mobile app and marketplace solution for hiring pre-vetted sales professionals on a flexible basis – per hour, per day, even per-minute. We help startups and SMEs rapidly grow sales by empowering them to hire for any type of sales role in any location, with easy tools for payments, video interviews, training and more. Think of us as an infinitely scalable sales capability for business with all the performance a full time team offers but none of the fixed payroll and infrastructure overheads.
UPMEM unique silicon-based Processing In Memory accelerator boosts 20x data intensive applications in the data center with 10x less energy. UPMEM solves the memory bottleneck and the data movement dominant energy cost of the computing node by reducing drastically off-chip data movement. UPMEM unique technology benefits big data and AI applications at marginal hardware and programming costs. UPMEM is a fabless semiconductor company based in Grenoble, France, with supply chain in Asia and large customers in the USA and worldwide.
Apostera’s solution merges the virtual and real worlds helping drivers understand in an exact way where to make a maneuver.
Rovilus develops innovative thermal management technology for electric vehicles and energy storage systems. Our system has fire-suppressing effects and enhances lifetime of batteries by 3x with 16x fast charging, superior power output and operate effectively between -40 to 60 degrees Celsius.
Wearable Muscle Gesture Control Device for Human:Computer Interactions in Industrial Use Cases and Beyond. CoolSo is the ruly novel tech that unlocks new markets: 3 Patents Issued, 4 Pending CoolSo validated Product-Market Fit with 4 marquee customers. We are hardware, but we have 85% Gross Margin in first 1K units.
We are a successful start-up developing IoT devices for Smart cities and Industry 4.0. We develop hardware, firmware and software solutions including integration with client‘s systems. Our products range from various asset monitoring solutions, cold chain monitoring and waste management devices to on demand development. We specialize on new IoT networks and focus on stand-alone solutions with long battery life.
eParkomat predicts parking spots availability on and off street in real time with a 96% accuracy. We HELP drivers save time & money and reduce pollution and traffic they produce when finding a parking spot.
Ucity is bridging the implementation gap between the tech companies and the smart city 5G roll-out
Taqtik Health Inc. is an international online marketplace and healthcare technology company based in California, United States. The company was founded in 2016. The company connects 30,000 Taqtik members from over 100 countries to healthcare partners using their technology and services. The company technology offers clients to search, arrange, and book high-quality, accessible, and affordable medical treatments and Services.