- All Markets Summit Asia 2021:
'The Path Forward' will take place on Tuesday, October
26 from, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm SGT
- Featuring all-star speaker and panelist lineup of top CEOs and business
leaders in Asia from Fubon, HUTCHMED, Lan Kwai Fong Group, Lazada, Sandbox,
WeLab among others
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 13 October 2021 - Yahoo Finance, a leader in business and
financial news, launches the first-ever Asia edition of the All Markets Summit
event series - Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit Asia 2021 .
The All Markets Summit Asia 2021 will take place on Tuesday, October 26 at 9 am
SGT as part of the international summit hosted live on Monday, October 25 at 9
With this inaugural launch of All Markets Summit Asia,
under the theme 'The Path Forward', the online conference will present
insightful interviews, panel discussions, and the sharing of best practices by
business leaders and standout speakers on the subjects of regional investment,
technology, finance, business services, and emerging industries and
innovations. Yahoo Finance editors and speakers will examine the new dynamics at
work in an ever-changing and increasingly challenging world and offer a bold
new path forward.
"We are thrilled to be expanding into Asia, making the
2021 All Markets Summit Yahoo Finance's largest ever virtual event," said Joanna Lambert, President & GM,
Consumer, Yahoo. "Our goal has always been to connect our global
audience to informative and trusted content. During this time of immense
societal and economic disruption, Yahoo Finance is more focused on this than
ever, and we'll continue to critically examine the rapidly changing landscape
of finance and tech."
"All Markets Summit Asia: The Path Forward" will start with
a welcome address followed by live 1-on-1 interview sessions hosted by Yahoo
Finance's Editor-in-Chief, Andy Serwer and business journalist, Isabel Wong.
The interview sessions will see industrial leaders engaging in impactful
conversations and sharing their insights.
Full list of guest speakers for the Interview sessions:
- Daniel Tsai Ming-Chung, Chairman,
- Jane Fraser, CEO, Citigroup
- Patrick Gelsinger, CEO, Intel
- Allan Zeman, Chairman, Lan Kwai
- Bernard Charnwut Chan, President,
Asia Financial Holdings Ltd.
- Christian Hogg, Executive Director
& CEO, HUTCHMED (CHINA) LTD.
- Michael Chan Kwan-yu, Co-Founder,
Co-CEO & Director, Bowtie Life Insurance
- Simon Loong Pui-chi, Founder &
Group CEO, WeLab
The second half of the summit, moderated by Editor-in-Chief
of Endgadget Chinese, Richard Lai, will feature panel discussions on trending
industries, VR and digital experiences, and NFT and see panelists sharing
unique insights as they explore business growth angles and examine the possible
future for tech-oriented innovators.
- On Trending Industries: Panelists Magnus Ekbom,
Co-founder & Group CSO, Lazada, and Vincent
Fan, Co-founder & CSO, Zeek, will talk about the market opportunity
within emerging and trending industries brought about by adaptation to a 'new
normal' following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly focusing on the main
changes that COVID-19 brought to their businesses, and how technologies are
implemented to adapt to such changes.
- On Unlocking business growth in
VR & digital experiences: Panelists Alvin Wang Graylin, China President,
HTC, and Steve Zhao, Founder &
CEO, Sandbox VR, will talk about the rapid growth and prospects of the VR
market in Asia, how their users are benefitting from VR during the pandemic,
the latest technological advancements,
and how a true metaverse will revolutionize the way we live.
- On NFT as a business opportunity: Panelist Hanjin Tan,
renowned singer-songwriter and producer of many chart-topping Chinese hits,
will share his learnings from dropping the world's first Chinese music NFT. He
will also talk about how NFT serves as a new disruptor in digital
entertainment, and what other untapped creative use cases that NFTs can offer
to benefit existing businesses.
Rico Chan, Head of APAC Sales, Yahoo , said, "With a growing presence in APAC, we are excited to bring the
first-ever Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit Asia 2021 to the region. Asia is
the fastest-growing economic region globally and home to 60% of the world's
population. With an all-star speaker lineup, the All Markets Summit Asia 2021
will see important conversations helmed by influential business leaders in the
region as they share their perspective on the new path forward."
Launched in 2016, the All Markets Summit is the Yahoo
Finance global flagship conference franchise. The past summits have drawn over
15 million viewers across live and VOD in recent years and have featured some
of the biggest names in business, investing, sports, entertainment, politics
Tune in to the live stream at https://sg.yahoo.com/topics/allmarketssummit/
on October 26 and be part of the
conversation on social using the #YahooAMSAsia. Audiences can also tune in on
the Yahoo Finance App, Yahoo TV and Yahoo's social channels. Audiences in
Malaysia can also tune in on Yahoo Malaysia, and audiences in the
Philippines can also tune in on Yahoo