Techsauce Global Summit

Attendees

10,000+

Speakers

200+

Investors

300+

Journalists

200+

Countries

30+

Welcome the future!

We are back and bigger than ever with the Second year of the Global Tech conference in South East Asia, kicking off from the 22-23 of June 2018 at the Bangkok Centara Grand Hotel.  Since 2012, we have grown exponentially, year after year.

2018 will be no exception with a focus on deep-tech startups and technology with world-class speakers including international & Thai startups. Join over 10,000 global startups, venture capitalists, angel investors, large corporations, and tech enthusiast from around the world. Gain insight, different perspectives, connect and enjoy this immensely eye-opening collaborative and cohesive conference, bringing the best of the best from the industry in one space to discuss future nurturers and development of business technologies

TECHSAUCE GLOBAL SUMMIT

One of the best SEA Conferences where global tech experts gather

Meet Our 2018 Speakers

David Brown

CEO, Techstars

Biography

David is a serial entrepreneur who has founded three startups and been involved with two others. He is one of the original founders of Pinpoint Technologies, Inc. which is now part of ZOLL Medical Corporation and provides solutions to the emergency medical services market. He was President of the company from founding through over $50M per year in revenue and over 250 people.

David later co-founded Techstars along with David Cohen, Brad Feld, and Jared Polis. He has been an investor and advisor to Techstars since inception. In 2013, he joined Techstars in a more active role, overseeing global operations.

David has a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. As a ski instructor in the past, David still enjoys hitting the slopes on a good powder day.

Joseph Lubin

Founder, Ethereum

Biography

Joseph Lubin is a co-founder of blockchain computing platform Ethereum and the founder of Consensus Systems, a blockchain venture studio.

ConsenSys is one of the largest and fastest-growing companies in the blockchain technology space, building developer tools, decentralized applications, and solutions for enterprises and governments that harness the power of Ethereum. Headquartered in New York, ConsenSys also has a global presence, employing top entrepreneurs, computer scientists, software developers, and experts in enterprise delivery worldwide.

Lubin graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He worked in the Princeton Robotics Lab, at Tomandandy music developing an autonomous music composition tool, and at private research firm Vision Applications Inc. building autonomous mobile robots.
As a software engineer and consultant, Lubin worked with eMagine on the Identrus project and was involved in the founding and operation of a hedge fund with a partner. He held positions as Director of the New York office of Blacksmith Software Consulting, and VP of Technology in Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs. Through these posts, Lubin focused on the intersection of cryptography, engineering, and finance.
Switching gears, Lubin moved to Kingston, Jamaica to work on projects in the music industry. Two years into his musical endeavors, Lubin co-founded the Ethereum Project and has been working on Ethereum and ConsenSys since January, 2014.

Neal Cross

CIO, DBS Bank

Biography

Neal Cross is Managing Director and Chief Innovation Officer of DBS Bank and a strong advocate for innovative thinking and culture.

Cross is driving the bank’s innovation agenda regionally, as DBS moves to shape the future of banking, to enhance customer experience and better engage customers in the digital landscape. Cross has more than 20 years’ experience in technology, innovation, and financial services.

Working with internal stakeholders and external collaborators, he charts the innovation roadmap for DBS to enhance customer experience and better engages the bank’s customers in the digital landscape. On the back of our recent “World’s Best Digital Bank” accolade, Neal won the “Most Disruptive” CIO global award by impressing judges Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson at the finals of the Talent Unleashed Awards 2016.

Previous to DBS, Cross was at MasterCard, where he was responsible for driving innovation as Vice President of MasterCard Labs in the company’s Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa regions.  Cross started working in the Asia time zone at Microsoft in Australia and later in Singapore as the financial services industry director.

On his weekends Neal lives in the Sumatran jungle where he has founded Hotel Orangutan, a social enterprise to help save the critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan and to give local villagers employment and education.

Maneerut Anulomsombut

CEO, SEA (Garena)

Biography

Nok Maneerut Anulomsombut joined our company in March 2014 and has served as our chief executive officer of Thailand since March 2016. Nok previously served as our chief operating officer of Thailand. Prior to joining our company, Nok was a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in Bangkok from March 2009 to February 2014.

Prior to joining The Boston Consulting Group, Nok worked at financial and fashion companies in Thailand. Nok holds an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.

Kulika Chomvong

CEO, Sugarlogix

Biography

Kulika is a co-founder and CEO at Sugarlogix, a biotech company recreating human breast milk sugars as functional ingredients for gut health solutions. She has a unique and diverse background in both science and business.

She received her Ph.D. in microbiology from UC Berkeley, where she studied yeast metabolic pathways. Her undergraduate training in chemical engineering and at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania has given her insight into the business and industrial biotech domains. Her wide range of background allows her to deeply understand the science in the lab, its application, and also the following business implications.

Mike Peng

Co-Founder & Co-Managing Director, IDEO Tokyo

Biography

Mike Peng is a Partner at IDEO and the co-managing director and co-founder of IDEO Tokyo. In his role, Mike works with colleagues to set the strategic direction of the business in Japan, mentor designers, create new offerings, and lead client relationships and projects in Asia. Prior to Tokyo, Mike helped start-up IDEO’s New York office and lead its design research discipline. Mike has taught at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID). He’s also a visiting lecture the at University of Tokyo, Keio University, and Kyushu University. Mike graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in cognitive science and an emphasis in neuroscience.

Pieter Kemps

Principal, Sequoia Capital

Biography

Pieter Kemps serves as an Investment Advisor at Sequoia Capital India. He is the Principal at Sequoia Capital. He was a Vice President at the firm in 2014 and focuses on investments in internet, mobile, software, and infrastructure across South East Asia. He works closely with Kfit, Sirion Labs, Gojek, Tokopedia, Zilingo and other portfolio companies. Prior to joining Sequoia, Pieter was at Amazon Web Services, where he was responsible for Amazon’s business with the leading VC’s, Accelerators, and the startup ecosystem across Asia.

Peng T Ong

Founder, Monk's Hill Ventures

Biography

Peng is an entrepreneur who invests in entrepreneurs. He does so primarily through his role as Managing Partner at Monk&’s Hill Ventures — a technology venture fund based in Southeast Asia that he co-founded.
Peng was the co-founder and CTO of Match.com (acquired by IAC). After Match.com, he was the founder and CEO of Interwoven, which went public on NASDAQ and grew to a $10B market cap, before being acquired and is now part of HP.

After Interwoven, Peng founded Encentuate (acquired by IBM). Most recently, Peng was a Partner at GSR Ventures, a leading VC in China. Peng has also served on many boards, including SingTel and YY.com. He is currently the Chairman of SolveEducation!. Peng earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois.

Yinglan Tan

CEO & Founding Managing Partner, Insignia Venture Partners

Biography

Tan Yinglan founded Insignia Venture Partners in 2017, an early stage technology venture fund focusing on Southeast Asia. Prior to founding Insignia Venture Partners, Yinglan was Sequoia Capital’s first hire and Venture Partner in Southeast Asia. He sourced multiple investment opportunities for Sequoia including Tokopedia, Go-jek, Traveloka, Carousell, Appier (where he represented Sequoia on the board), Dailyhotel (where he represented Sequoia on the board), Pinkoi and 99.co.

Yinglan had also been a member of the elite Singapore Administrative Service, where he served in a variety of positions in the Prime Minister’s Office (where he was part of a team that managed a $360 million fund for innovation and enterprise), Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Defence. Yinglan was also the founding Director of 3i Venturelab China, a joint venture between private equity firm 3i (LSE: III) and INSEAD.

Yinglan has been named as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (2012 – 2017), a WEF Technology Pioneer Selection Committee Panel (2015-2017), Top “40 leaders under 40” by Prestige Magazine (2015), Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle (2016), one of 100 Leaders of Tomorrow by the St Gallen Symposium (2010), 100 Global Thinkers (2011) by think-tank Lo Spazio della Politica, a World Cities Summit Young Leader (2014), a WEF Global Agenda Council member on Fostering Entrepreneurship (2011-2013) and a Kauffman Fellow.

He also serves on the Singapore Government’s Pro Enterprise Panel and the Committee on the Future Economy’s Sub-Committee on Future Corporate Capabilities and Innovation. Yinglan is an Adjunct Associate Professor at National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University. He is also a Strategic Research Innovation Fund Investment Committee Member at Nanyang Technology University, author of 3 books – The Way Of the VC (Wiley, 2009), Chinnovation (Wiley 2010) and textbook New Venture Creation – An Asian Perspective (Mcgraw Hill 2011). Yinglan was educated at Harvard, Stanford and Carnegie Mellon.

Cao Yin

CSO, Energy Blockchain Labs

Biography

Mr. Cao Yin is the Founding Partner and Chief Strategy Officer of the Energy Blockchain Labs, the world first company focused on blockchain technology energy and green finance application.He also is the Chief Expert of Blockchain of China Cinda Security, which is the IBD of China Cinda, the biggest finance asset mgt. the company in China.

Mr. Cao Yin is one of the earliest proponents of the energy Internet concept in China. He participated in the formulation of China’s national definition of Energy Internet and participated in the formulation and popularization of China’s National Energy Internet Action Plan as one of the leaders of the task force. Mr. Cao has written several books, including 《Development of Energy Internet》,《Introduction of Energy Internet》, he also has written a book <Internet+: National Strategic Action Roadmap> with Mr. Ma Huateng, the Chairman of Tencent Group.

Cao is China’s 9th E-resident member of E-Estonia project, he assists the Estonian Government to design and promote the Digital Nation action plan and the Estcoin plan. Cao is the Guest Lecturer of Beijing National Accounting Institute and Guest Speaker of Shanghai National Accounting Institute.

Cao is the key member of the Hyperledger China Working Group.
Mr. Cao is a well-known keynote speaker at multiple domestic and international energy, climate change, blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences. His point of views has been often published in leading industry and business media, covering topics related to the future energy system, carbon market, green finance, blockchain and cryptos insights, etc.

Gregory Perez

Design Director, IDEO Tokyo

Biography

Greg is a Design Director at IDEO Tokyo specializing in brand strategy, digital experience and communications design. His work at IDEO has included accelerating startups in Tokyo, building internal innovation capabilities for Australian corporations, and rethinking governmental service design in Singapore.

His craft is the ability to translate human experiences and insights into business impact through vivid stories which connect products and services to people’s lives. Prior to IDEO, Greg was a product designer at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington and Shanghai, China, where lead interaction design for their news, mapping, search and mobile platform offerings. Greg holds dual Journalism and Advertising/PR degrees from the University of South Carolina-Columbia.

Tiwa York

Founder, Kaidee

Biography

Tiwa York is the Head Coach of Kaidee (a.k.a CEO). He is passionate about changing lives through trading second-hand goods, startups, and building great teams. Along with a team of 5 awesome people, Tiwa founded an online marketplace which is now known as Kaidee in 2011.

Today, Kaidee is a C2C online marketplace with 200 thousand monthly sellers, listing 1.8 million items for sale and reaching 7 million people per month. In 2016, 2 million items were sold via Kaidee valued at over 2.4 billion USD. Tiwa has been recognized for his passion, his leadership, and his efforts to build the team and culture at Kaidee. Prior to his the current role, he worked in digital advertising with leadership roles in Admax Network and Omnicom Media Group.

"I haven’t been to a tech conference quite like this. People from different walks of life in one place, enable people to melt around, network & meet each other. That's where the real networking happens, not forced"

MIKE PENG CO-FOUNDER & CO-MANAGING DIRECTOR - IDEO TOKYO

2018 Stages

Startup Stage

VC Stage

FinTech Stage

AgriTech / FoodTech Stage

Health Tech Stage

Deep Tech Showcase & Greenery Future Stage

Blockchain / Crypto STAGE

Data & AI Stage

Living Tech Stage

AR & VR Stage

Choose A Ticket Type

  • Standard Pass

    Standard Pass

    - 2-day conference pass
    - No meal included

    Price: 3,500 THB
  • Premium Pass

    Premium Pass

    - 2-day conference pass
    - After party pass
    - No meal included

    Price: 3,900 THB
  • Grand Pass

    Grand Pass

    - 2-day conference pass
    - 2 lunch and 1 networking dinner with 2-day breaks included
    - Workshop pass
    - After party pass

    Price: 4,900 THB
  • Startup Booth

    Startup Booth

    - 1-day Startup booth
    - 3 Premiums Pass (add 4500 bath for upgrade to Grand Pass)

    Price: 10,000 THB
  • Media Pass

    Media Pass

    - 2-day conference

    Price: *Under the organizer’s consideration*

Standard Pass

- 2-day conference pass
- No meal included

Price: 3,500 THB

Premium Pass

- 2-day conference pass
- After party pass
- No meal included

Price: 3,900 THB

Grand Pass

- 2-day conference pass
- 2 lunch and 1 networking dinner with 2-day breaks included
- Workshop pass
- After party pass

Price: 4,900 THB

Startup Booth

- 1-day Startup booth
- 3 Premiums Pass (add 4500 bath for upgrade to Grand Pass)

Price: 10,000 THB

Media Pass

- 2-day conference

Price: *Under the organizer’s consideration*

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