Date: December 13-14, 2022
That is the Metaverse. A $1 Trillion opportunity. At least, according to Digital Currency giants Grayscale Investments. So what does it mean? How do we secure our foothold in an industry that holds so much potential?
Breaking Through The New Technological Landscape
Like with the arrival of new innovation, it is often met with confusion and uncertainty. We’re here to break that uncertainty through expert insights and panel discussions that aim to explore the boundless possibilities of the metaverse.
This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to learn and traverse this industry behemoth and learn all about this potentially trillion dollar industry!
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CSA GCR 数据安全、网络安全专家
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观安信息是一家提供大数据 + 泛安全产品与服务的高新技术企业。公司聚焦数据安全、网络空间安全、5G 安全、人工智能安全、工业互联网安全及公共安全等核心方向，为运营商、政府、金融、电力、公安、医疗等行业用户提供全面的信息安全解决方案。
Nicklaus Gan is a First-Class Honours fresh graduate from Multimedia University (MMU) with a degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) Human Resource Management. Discovering his passion for emceeing during his university years, he actively takes on emceeing roles when available. His past roles include Emcee for various Multimedia University Week of Immersion and Networking (WIN) events and Moderator for Monsta Asia Treehouse Sessions.
He has held past roles such as Team Building Facilitator for Ten20 Events Singapore, Maybank Ambassador 2021 for Maybank Malaysia and Head of Community Development for Monsta Asia.
He has been awarded the Top 10 Malaysia Young Talent Award during the MonStar Awards 2020 by Monsta Asia, the Golden Achievement Award 2021 during the MMU Awards 2021 by Multimedia University and The Experience Awards during the MonStar Awards 2021 by Monsta Asia for his impact and contribution towards Young Talents in their respective communities.
Paired with his drive for learning, he actively seeks ways he is able to improve himself and the lives of those around him. During his free time, he practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Kayaking.
Aaron Sarma is an entrepreneur, investor and speaker with experience in technology, digital media and retail.
In 2015, he founded Touristly (which later rebranded to Vidi) which sold to AirAsia in 2017. He served in the group in various capacities to develop travel3Sixty, BigLife and was COO of AirAsia.com. In 2019, he joined the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation as a consultant to work on several national strategy papers.
Currently, he serves as Co-Founder General Partner at ScaleUp Malaysia, an accelerator looking to help startups build and scale to the next level. ScaleUp Malaysia has announced investments in 31 companies and have been recognised as one of the most active investors in South East Asia.
In 2020, he co-founded a venture builder called Remote Ventures that helps entrepreneurs get from zero to one by providing technology support and seed funding. Remote Ventures has powered the launch of startups in entertainment, education, fitness and logistics.
Aaron is passionate about technology and its role in shaping society. He regularly speaks at conferences and various events. He occasionally publishes commentaries on Malaysia's digital development.
Dr Jane is a Thinkers 360 Top 10 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on HealthTech, Sustainability and Cryptocurrency, and Top 50 in Blockchain. She is the Chair of Kasei Holdings, a London listed blockchain and Web 3.0 investment firm. She is on the editorial board of Journal of Metaverse and Frontiers in Blockchain, and is an Industry Associate: University College London, Centre for Blockchain. She is author of Blockchain for Global Social Change and has been featured in multiple awards including:Top 100 Women in Crypto, and Top 100 Fintech Influencers for SDGs.
Mr. An is an independent creator, scholar and founder of “first person” short video community. He graduated from Beijing Film Academy, majoring in video directing.
He also shot commercial TVC advertisements, then he moved to digital marketing company to serve as video director and enter into traffic delivery.
栖观资讯（Habitat Information ）是一家为全球商业决策者提供市场咨询、战略沟通及新闻资讯一体化线上媒体服务平台，总部位于中国上海，并在塞浦路斯，香港设立办事处。企业咨询核心业务在中国深耕多年，并积累10万+医疗、科技、海内外金融机构资源，提供线上与线下超融合服务。
Habitat Information, headquartered in Shanghai, China, with offices in Cyprus and Hong Kong, is an online media service platform providing market consulting, strategic communication and news integration for business decision makers worldwide. The core business of enterprise consulting has been deeply cultivated in China for many years, and has accumulated more than 100,000 resources of medical, science and technology, and financial institutions at home and abroad, providing online and offline super-integrated services.
Navin is the Head of Digital AgTech, Sectorial Pilots and DroneTech (Vertical Ecosystem), Ecosystem Development Division (EDD) in MDEC, overseeing disruptive technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data Analytics (BDA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) as key innovation enablers across identified industry verticals to catalyze Digital Transformation towards boosting the growth of the National Digital Economy.
Navin leads key national initiatives under the Vertical Ecosystem Technology Innovation focus pillar; bridging both the demand and supply ecosystem towards digital empowerment at scale to deliver potential impact at scale, across key economic sectors.
Navin brings with him over 16 years of industrial experience with a wide spectrum of roles covering stakeholder engagements, strategy planning, ecosystem building, professional training, business development, networking communication, program development and talent enablement with significant exposure to project management.
Navin holds a Masters in Electronics Engineering majoring in Telecommunication from Multimedia University (MMU), advocates various esteemed National Implementation Task Forces and Advisory Committees.
Mohamed DW is one of Pentas IO's co-founders, a law graduate by qualifications, from Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Further went on to complete his MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales.
Prior to his endeavours at Pentas.IO, Mohamed DW served as Head of Company at one of the largest Malaysia’s private conglomerates, whose portfolios cover a wide spectrum of businesses, among a few brands that are under their umbrella are Ferrari, Ducati, Harley & Davidson, Brabus, Mercedes & Koenigsegg to name a few.
Subsequently, charting his journey, initiated by a strong sense of the market demand for businesses to be more visible & the need for more robust organisational branding, he goes on to establish his own outdoor boutique advertising agency. He works closely with local media owners as well as international outdoors agency firms assisting local organisations to be more visible and potent when it comes to outdoor advertising & branding.
Previously was also a business development director for a cybersecurity company that provides a sophisticated cybersecurity system for government agencies.
In addition to the above, Mohamed is also a sports enthusiast, mainly football. His adoration of the sports industry has inspired him to be one of the strongest NFT (Non-Fungible Token) supporters as well as an advocator. Currently fully dedicated & focusing on building Pentas to be the next unicorn, dominating blockchain & NFT market segment regionally.
Angelica Salvi Del Pero is the senior advisor to the OECD’s director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and she leads the work on Ethics of AI adoption in the workplace for the OECD’s project on AI in Work, Innovation, Productivity and Skills. She previsously worked as an economist in the Social Policy Division of the OECD and, before joining the OECD in 2010, a consultant for the World Bank and a research fellow at Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano. Angelica holds a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Milan. Angelica tweets at @Angelica__Salvi
Ivana is the Global Chief Privacy Officer at Wipro, the leading international information technology, consulting and business process services company.
As a Visiting Policy Fellow at the University of Oxford, her research focuses on how to advance the global sharing of information in the context of privacy, security, data protection and human rights.
Ivana is co-editor of AI Book, a handbook for investors, entrepreneurs and fintech visionaries and is author of An Artificial Revolution, on Power, Politics and AI. She is founder of the influential Women Leading in AI network
With more than twenty years’ experience as an AI and IT developer, Dr Sasa Arsovski has received a Ph.D. from the Department of Applied Computer Science and Informatics, Faculty of Technical Science, University Novi Sad, Serbia. Since 2004 he has been working as an independent associate for the development of ICT in the Guarantee Fund of AP Vojvodina, as a visiting Professor at multiple universities (inc. International University in Novi Pazar, Serbia and University Novi Sad, Serbia). He was also the Lab Vice Director and AI researcher at the Imagineering Institute in Johor.
Dr Sasa Arsovski has received an award by the Union of ICT Societies of Serbia (JISA, DISKOBOLOS 2009) and author of the books “Decision support and strategic planning ontologies” and “Deep Learning Applications”. He is a member or chief editor of multiple boards including: Informing Science Institute’ (USA);‘Multimodal Technologies and Interaction-MTI international journal’;‘Transactions on Leading-edge Synergistic Robots international journal’; MTI’s “Deep Learning” special issue; Program Chair-ACE international conference (2017); 2018 International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence – USA; Academy of Science – Malaysia; and National Machine Learning initiative group.
Dr Sasa Arsovski is a highly recognized AI researcher in the field of computer vision in the industrial quality control, object detection, image understanding and genetic algorithms in the text processing for neural network chatbots.
George Wong is the Head of Singapore & Malaysia for The Sandbox, a leading decentralized virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands. Concurrently, he’s the Sub-committee Chairperson for NFTs & Metaverses in ACCESS Blockchain Association Malaysia, the Honorary Secretary for Women in Blockchain Asia and the Founder of Reactive Labs, a blockchain advisory. Prior to this, he has ventured more than 20+ start-ups from retail to publishing, most notably in the investment and blockchain space. He has managed a variety of investment-related firms, supported the growth of a regional investment community, and even successfully completed an ICO in 2018.
Andy Koh is the Chief Executive Officer at GEMS E-Sports, a company which bridges Web2 to Web3, making the Web 3 games the next wave. He also leverages the O2O ecosystem and boosts community gaming through social media and applications, like Telegram, Discord, Twitter, Medium, etc.
His goal is to create a sustainable, long-term shareholder value that is important to establish an appropriate shareholder value target through business, financial and investment strategies.
Speaker profile :
Arzmy Hargreaves is the CEO of RegalCel Group Sdn Bhd, Menswear Designer & creative director of Gavroche, Co-Founder of PAC Development Training Academy. He is an entrepreneur, a Branding strategist, speaker and HRDF Certified trainer. Among his achievements, he was awarded “Rising Star In Fashion of the year” 2020 Award by MFMPA and also the recipient of “Top Platinum Proffesional Award 2021” by Yayasan Penghargaan Prestasi Indonesia. He reckons that personal branding and networking are the essence of creating best impression of oneself towards people. These are the various attributes and competencies that allow one to play well with others especially in pageant industry.
Company description :
Established in 2014, a telemarketing company as a means of generating leads, making sales and performing other marketing activities to connect and interact with their clients. Formerly it only meant calling prospects to sell their products or services. But nowadays, it has evolved with video conferencing calls, for a more interactive session between a salesperson and a potential or existing customer.
With the invasion of digital marketing, traditional marketing tactics like telemarketing have been replaced by social media and content marketing.
Trained as an architect, Qhawarizmi is a firm believer in the continuous discipline of honing the craft of design thinking. He was trained in Architecture at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM), University of Technology Sydney (UTS), The AEDES Metropolitan Laboratory Berlin, and Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI)
He is the COO of Seetizens,io, strategic digital agency that works in the AR, VR, Metaverse, Web3.0 and NFT space. He runs multiple practices, as Principal of Qhawarizmi Architect, Director of Praktika Architects Sdn. Bhd. , and Partner of a research think tank, Manifesto of Design and Research in Architecture (MDRXA). In his academic career, he has lectured for a collective eight years at UiTM, Taylor’s University and UCSI University.
He is currently the Malaysian representative, in ARCASIA Committee on Young Architects (ACYA). A recipient of Khazanah Design Residency, PAM Chan Sau Lai Award, and PAM Johnson Suisse Scholarship Award, among others.
现担任中国策划研究院院务委员;世界自由贸易区联合会执行副秘书长;中国联合家族办公室协会副会长; 海颐智库副理事长；CBUTI中欧科技创新网络合伙人;江苏东方地产研究院联合创始人,高级研究员,海外地产专委会会长;复旦大学房地产研究中心企业家理事会海外房产专委会常务理事;上海市侨商会理事;上海浦东新区侨商会副秘书长;上海东方财经企业家联合会副会长; 海外投资平台创始人;中国企业全球化论坛暨海外投资峰会组委会秘书长。
Dr Daniele Gambero, Propenomist, connects economic, demographic and wealth distribution data towards predictive analysis of sustainable and re-generative property development growth. Daniele is the co-founder and CEO of REI Group and start-up Propenomy.com, he is also a mentor and a serial entrepreneur and investor in tech start-ups. He is the President of the Malaysia PropTech Association and council member of the Global PropTech Alliance. Author of Malaysian Propenomy Daniele is also a well-known and sought after international and TEDx speaker.
Award-Winning Neurodiverse - Global Gaming Professional, Game Marketing Strategist, Web3.0 Strategy & Innovation Executive.
Seth is focused on the development of unique experiences that push technologies, engage communities, building immersive experiences, and the mass adoption of Web3 and blockchain technologies.
Seth is an endemic global gaming professional with over 15 years of experience in gaming, live broadcast tournaments, and Esports. Formerly with Blizzard Entertainment as Director of Global Events, he oversaw events for the release of World of Warcraft Shadowlands, as well as Developer updates for Hearthstone, Diablo IV, Diablo Immortal.
In Berlin, Germany, Seth was the Esports Live Product Director for the League of Legends European Championships, LEC, for Riot Games. He led Product development and strategy for Riot Games EU Live Product, Esports. During his time, he finalized and brought online a global broadcast control room, connecting Berlin globally with Riot Games Direct. Berlin would become the English Language Studio where League of Legends Worlds English feed programming would be produced for the preceding years. Additional to this he designed and rebuilt the LEC Studio in preparation of multiple game releases including, Team Fight Tactics, Legends of Runterra, and Valorant.
Call of Duty XP 2011
Activision/Blizzard E3 Booth 2013 - 2018
Call of Duty Championship presented by XboX 2013 - 2016
Halo World Championship 2016
Call of Duty XP 2016
James Chen is a dual-licensed attorney with both license in China and New York. As the partner of Dentons Law Firm, James' practice mainly focus on the digital economy, digital transformation of enterprises, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity funds. James especially specializes digital economy legal services, and has rich successful experience and resources in the industry.
A tech visionary with boundless imagination, Jason Low, CEO and Co-Founder of Virtualtech Frontier (VTF), has always dreamed of building a future where people can connect and engage with others without limits. When COVID-19 began to change the way people all around the world connect, Jason started envisioning the expansion of the Virtualization of Things. This motivated him to co-found Virtualtech Frontier in 2021, the first virtual platform provider in the region with multiplayer modules in 3D, focusing on enhancing engagement with gamification methodologies. With over six years of experience serving various Fortune 500 Companies and big brand SMEs from across industries, Jason is an expert consultant in digital transformation and virtualization. Now, he is spearheading Virtualtech Frontier in developing new innovations for Web 3.0 and the Metaverse, with the vision of advancing the next generation of technology.
Richard Chen- the Director and Principal Analyst of the Australian Financial News Institute, a platform which dedicate to the research works of Australian capital market and real estate industry.
He used to work for the investment department of one former Fortune 500 companies and he has rich experience of the development, structure design and execution of several deals，for example A-share listing, overseas bond issuance and overseas M&A cases.
Richard was awarded the Forbes U30 Award. He has graduated from Monash University in Australia with a master’s degree in computer science and business, and granted a Graduation award in Computer Science.
Joined Unitree Robotics in 2019, takes charge of the company's brand strategy planning and publicity. On February 11, 2021, as the project leader of Unitree Robotics, he led the team and ‘Benben’ cattle to the Spring Festival Gala, which aroused heated discussion among the people. Before joining Unitree Robotics he worked in Songdao Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd. as a marketing manager and general manager of the branch.
Unitree Robotis is a world famous robot company focusing on the independent research, development, production and sales of consumer and industry level high-performance quadruped robots and dexterous robotic arms. It was invited to participate in the 2021 Spring Festival Gala of the Year of the Ox and the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, and has been interviewed and reported by CCTV news network and other well-known media for many times. It is the first company in the world to publicly retail high-performance quadruped robots, and has led the world in sales over the years.
Mr. Zhuang is the founder of Shenzhen OceanWay Yacht Service Co.,Ltd. He is good at researching China's yacht market and was the chief editor of the first report on China's yacht market.
He is committed to the policy research of China's yacht industry for many years. He has made great efforts to promote the yacht industry's digital service and focused on branding to Chinese yacht enterprises. He is a promoter of the development of China's yacht industry.
Mr. Suresh is an experienced Certified Blockchain Expert by the US-based Blockchain Council and Certified Blockchain Solution Architect by Blockchain Training Alliance, Canada. Also a vital education professional with a Degree in Law (University of London) and an MBA in IT Sector (Staffordshire University). He has lectured in law and business for almost 12 years at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) and other education sectors for eight years prior to that before joining BLOKTEX as Innovation Advisor. At present he is the Senior Blockchain Consultant of APU, an advisor of Innovation and Communication for landorc.io, executive committee member of ACCESS Malaysia, sub manager of YGGSEA and Director of SPNDS Edu Future Resources. Being a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency enthusiast he is well known for using the layman's approach to explain the contents in his lectures, trainings and seminars, which has been well received by all the parties involved.
2017年万向创新聚能城全球区块链挑战赛智能终端类大奖获得者，作为 VIP Speaker 向全球的1500名与会者做Keynote。
从2018年初公司创建伊始，国家密码法正式颁布之前，耐链即采用国密软硬件标准进行区块链底层及应用的开发，并于2019年元月发布国内外首个具有金融级安全的物联网 + 区块链软硬件底层平台，解决了链上链外可信数据打通的难点，解决当下大数据普遍存在的纯净性、完整性及隐私性问题，打开了 M2M -- 未来支付世界的大门，以期高效、安全地实现数字经济时代下资产数字化和数字资产规模化协作应用的目标。
Dennis Nguyen founded Society Pass Inc (Nasdaq: SOPA) as a loyalty and data platform. He possesses +25 years of management, operations, technology, M&A, capital markets, finance and legal experience in the US, EU, Greater China, Korea, ASEAN and Middle Eastern markets.
企航出海是一个致力于服务全球跨境营商和投融资参与者的综合型信息价值孵化与转化平台，我们携手一众多年深耕于跨境营商、投融资及贸易服务、国际法律与税务咨询服务的行业意见领袖，共同打造“企航创想工作室”（Creative Mind Studio），为跨境营商与投融资服务领域的各行业精英与思想先驱者的真知灼见提供优质的内容转化窗口，以客观求实的立场，专精特新的观点，为平台会员提供有关跨境交付与消费、商业存在与投资、自然人流动与身份筹划等方面的即时深入的新闻资讯评论与产业动态热点分析。
北京清博智能科技有限公司是一家以大数据、人工智能为技术底盘的科技公司，为政务部门、企业、媒 体和高校提供智能化服务。2021 年，随着元宇宙的崛起，清博也新增了虚拟人、智能 营销等业务线，搭建了元宇宙研究室，同时确立了“使用AI真正为人类提供更好的策略 选择和生产力工具”的使命，也正积极为多个行业及企业提供元宇宙落地方案。
Ivy Fung is a trainer specializing in blockchain technology, technology that supports cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). She developed blockchain-related training materials for working professionals and syllabus for universities and conducted training for lecturers. She is also the Vice President of Women in Blockchain Asia, an organisation nurturing more female builders in the blockchain ecosystem.
With a degree in Events and Management, a passion for Design and experience in Digital Marketing, Patricia Wang is a jack of all trades.
Currently, she works in Malaysia for Juwai IQI, a PropTech company, serving as Digital Marketer since October 2021. She accumulated experience in hosting and public speaking since 2016, when she started giving talks in high school and church. In 2022, Patricia has grown to be a speaker and host for IQI Global's workshops and training revolving around Digital Marketing topics.
As a Digital Marketer, she is familiar with various social media marketing platforms and paid advertising platforms. Throughout her journey, she has tailored her marketing campaigns by understanding the dynamic game rules of Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and so on. Additionally, she has worked with COCOdry, Malaysia's best blow dry bar.
With over 30 years of experience working within the information technology sector (including public service), Oliver has delivered complex and large-scale projects in international markets and a variety of cultures. This has enabled him to develop a broad skill set including Management definition & implementation, Business Development development & technology evaluation as well as operational & Business Strategy planning. A self-starter who believes in creating something out of nothing, he is also a fond believer of technology augmenting human capability and potential. Humans MUST be the "Masters of Technology" and not to be displaced, sadly out of complacency. AI in Robotics will shape the brave new world, and its time humans learn from the way machines work, while machines learn from our thinking process.
Alex is co-founder and partner at Neurons Lab, an AI development firm focused on EnergyTech and HealthTech industries. Before that as an independent engineer, he helped startups to build AI products and investment managers to create profitable trading strategies. His team was top-1 at the Numerai Signals competition. Also, he is the author of a blog with millions of views and he taught ML at universities in Italy, Denmark, and Ukraine.
> Ivana Bartoletti, Oxford Internet Institution & WIPRO
Prospects for the digital transformation of the pharmaceutical and health industry
11:40 AM – 12:10 PM
1:10 PM – 1:20 PM
> Ivana Bartoletti, Oxford Internet Institution & WIPRO