SPEAKERS

  OCT 11-15 2021  

ADAM GRANT

Organizational Psychologist,

The Wharton School of Business

Best-Selling Author

Adam Grant has been Wharton's top-rated professor for seven straight years. As an organizational psychologist, he studies how we can find motivation and meaning, and lead more generous and creative lives. He has been recognized as one of the world's 10 most influential management thinkers, Fortune's 40 under 40, and Oprah's Super Soul 100.

RORY SUTHERLAND

Vice Chairman

Ogilvy UK

Rory is the Vice Chairman of Ogilvy, an attractively vague job title which has allowed him to co-found a behavioral science practice within the agency.

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Scott Galloway

Professor on Brand Strategy and Digital Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business

Scott has been named “One of the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors,” and continues sharing his expertise outside of the classroom with his podcast Pivot, and as host of The Prof G Show. He is also a bestselling author and founder of 9 companies, including Prophet and L2 Inc.

BRETMAN ROCK

Social Media Sensation

Bretman is a social media sensation with more than

17 million followers on Instagram, and 8.8 million subscribers on Youtube. He has built a community around beauty and makeup, but has grown to be an advocate of diversity and representation in the media.

LAURENT EZEKIEL

Chief Marketing & Growth Officer 

WPP

Laurent works with WPP agencies & partners to drive client growth and help brands build a bridge to the future. For WPP, he drives awareness of the company’s agency brands and how their capabilities and culture deliver world-leading creativity and effectiveness. 

MICHAEL PATENT

Founder

Culture Group

Michael Patent is a sports, entertainment and brand marketing executive with a 14 year history of developing creative partnerships in the United States and Asia. He is the founder of Culture Group, a pan-Asian sports and entertainment agency serving global brands and talent, as well as leading regional marketers.

BEA ATIENZA

IBE Leader

Colgate-Palmolive

Bea is an award-winning planning leader with more than fifteen years of experience across international markets. Her approach to strategy merges brand planning and consumer-cultural insights with digital engagement and ecosystem strategy. 

TODD SCHWEITZER

CEO & Founder

Brankas

Todd Schweitzer is co-founder and CEO at Brankas, an independent financial management and payments platform. Todd has held senior roles at private equity firm Seawood Resources and management consultancy Booz and Company, spanning technology, public sector, and financial services.

PABLO GOMEZ

Chief Digital Officer & Media Lead

Insights Division - Kantar

Pablo focuses on helping clients with their media and digital strategies from campaign development through to execution and measurement. He works with end clients, agency partners and publishers across industries to develop new research methods aimed at driving marketing effectiveness and uncovering key insights needed to make critical business decisions. 

BEATRIZ LATAY

CEO

HealthNow PH

Beia Latay heads HealthNow PH,a collaboration between AC Health (Ayala Corporation’s healthcare arm) and 917Ventures (Globe Telecom’s corporate incubator), serves as the needed link between Filipinos and innovative healthcare solutions amid the new normal.

GILL ZHOU

Chief Marketing Officer

IBM ASIA AND PACIFIC CHINA

Gill Zhou is a global marketing and business leader, author, speaker, board member & community advocate. Gill currently leads brand and marketing teams across 17 countries as IBM APAC’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), and further converts those client-centric experiences into revenue as General Manager, Digital Sales, Greater China.

CARLOS ALIMURUNG

CEO

ONE Esports

Carlos is the CEO of ONE Esports, the esports business of ONE Championship, Asia's largest global sports media property and is also an investor and mentor in the startup community.  He was a McKinsey & Company Fellow during his MBA at MIT Sloan, and he graduated Cum Laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

NICHOLAS KONTOPOULOS

Head of APAC Growth Marketing

Adobe DX

Nicholas harnesses over 25 years of professional experience, built across multiple industries and geographies. He's passionate about challenging 'status-quo' and 'management dogma', which stifle the creative thinking processes that enable teams to deliver amazing customer experiences. Nicholas ensures 'Customer Experience' is a core business ideology at the heart of the brand.

ANURAG GUPTA

Chief Operating Officer

ada

Anurag is an integrated communications leader, skilled at unlocking growth opportunities. He has more than 300 local, regional and international awards to his credit, including Cannes Gold, and AMEs Asia Gold. Anurag is also a non-executive board member and advisor for a mobile start-up, Skrilo.

HIYASMIN NERI-SOYAO 

CEO

Shoppertainment Live

Former Shop Host Turned CEO Hiyasmin Neri-Soyao changed the e-commerce game  by launching the country’s first livestream shopping network. For five years, Hiyasmin worked as a professional shop host for ACJ O Shopping. She  was extensively trained by leading experts at the CJ Broadcasting Academy in South  Korea.Hiyasmin also worked as a content producer for various lifestyle  publishers and channels in the Philippines such as ABS-CBN, One Mega Group, and  ANC.

ALASDAIR GRAY

Strategy Director

BBH

Alasdair is currently the lead strategist at BBH for Riot Games, creators of the world most popular PC game and most-watched eSport, League of Legends. His work with the brand has involved gaining a deep perspective of gamers across SEA, and has gained recognition in several global awards shows.

CHRIS SCHIMKAT

IPG Mediabrands

Reprise

Chris leads the Reprise Digital analytics and experimentation practice throughout the Asia-Pacific region. His work aims to help data science and big data live up to the hype by connecting them effectively with people and impactful business applications.

NINA ELLAINE DIZON-CABRERA 

CEO

COLOURETTE COSMETICS

Nina is the Chief Executive Officer of Niv Della Beauty Innovations Inc, which includes top-selling, cruelty-free beauty and skin care brands Colourette Cosmetics, and Fresh Formula. She is a wife, a mother, and an advocate of women empowerment, diversity, and inclusivity.

LUCILLE MCCARTS

APAC COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

BUMBLE

Lucille McCart is the APAC Communications Director at Bumble, the dating and networking app where women make the first move. 


Starting out in public relations, she quickly rose through the ranks taking the lead on some of Australia's biggest brands, including the likes of Westpac, Mumm Champagne, Neutrogena, Aveeno, Virgin Australia and Specsavers.

STAY TUNED!

We'll be introducing more speakers on our roster soon!

In the meantime, check out the amazing round of speakers we had from 2020

PHILIP TNEE

Global Business Service Country Head for Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia

Tiktok

Philip Tnee is the Global Business Service Country Head for Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia at TikTok, a leading destination for short-form mobile video. Prior to joining TikTok, Philip led the Small Medium and Business team for Asia and Pacific at Zendesk, an American customer service software company, where he contributed to the success and growth of the company's business value.

ALEX SOON

Community Operations Manager for Travel & Lifestyle

Tiktok

Alex Soon is the Community Operations Manager for Travel & Lifestyle of TikTok Philippines. She enriches those categories, making TikTok an enjoyable platform for users with interests in those passion spaces.

EDOUARD LEO

Global Performance and Ecommerce Director

Havas Media

Edouard Leo, has more than 14 years-experience in Data, Marketing and Ecommerce, joined Havas Media as a Global Performance and Ecommerce Director early 2021. Prior to joining Havas, he held several positions in GroupM and some high-profile e-Commerce and retail companies around SEA.

KARL MAK

Co-founder and CEO

Hepmil Media

Karl Mak is the Co-Founder and CEO at Hepmil Media Group, a Digital Media startup that owns and operates brands such as: SGAG, MGAG, PGAG & Hepmil Creators' Network. Hepmil Media Group has offices across Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta & Manila that employs over 100 passionate individuals. He is passionate about startups, digital content creators, technology and advertising.

RON BAETIONG

CEO and Founder

Podcast Network Asia

Ron Baetiong is an experienced startup founder of the Philippines’ biggest Podcast Network in the Philippines that helps podcasters produce and monetize their shows using technology.

WELDON FUNG

Social Solutions Director

MeltWater

Weldon is the business lead for Meltwater’s social solutions in Southeast Asia. With over 10 years of experience in the PR & Social Marketing industry, he believes in and evangelizes the power of social data and AI for PR and Marketing professionals, particularly with the acceleration of digital mediums in a new normal of a post pandemic world.