Next 2013: Innovation and The Future (Post Conference Overview)

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Published on March 3, 2014

Author: bernardmoon

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Conference discussing the creative economy, innovation and the future. SparkLabs focuses on cultivating and empowering Korean and other startups to go global. In the same spirit, SparkLabs wants to bring the best minds and most innovative people to Korea. NEXT 2013 was energizing, empowering and insightful for its attendees. It was held in Seoul on June 14th, 2013.

EVENT OVERVIEW 2013.6.14(Fri)  |  COEX  Conference  Room  South,  Hall  401

Press  Conference  with  Global  Media Innova-on  in  Healthcare:   Pavan  Nigam,  Kai  Huang  and  Catherine  Mohr Conference  On  Innova-on  &  The  Future   by Conference  Session Ul-mate  Accelerators:    Ci-es  as  Engines  of  Growth :   Richard  Florida,  Maria  Gotsch,  and  Richard  Dobbs Startup  Booth   by  SparkLabs’  porPolio  companies

“I  found  the  SparkLabs’  NEXT  conference  to  be  truly     world  class  and  invigora-ng.  Top  notch  entrepreneurs,   innova-ve  ideas  and  a  vibrant  seTng,  I  expect  some     path-­‐breaking  companies  to  emerge  from  this     ecosystem.” Pavan  Nigham Co-­‐founder  of  Healtheon/WebMD “As  a  first  -me  conference,  NEXT  exceeded  my     expecta-ons  by  combining  a  great  group  of  global     thought  leaders  with  a  variety  of  engaging  topics.  The   conference  was  very  well  organized  and  I  thoroughly   enjoyed  par-cipa-ng.” Insik  Rhee General  Partner  at  Rembrandt  Venture  Partners “The  Next  Conference,  which  I  a[ended  in  Seoul,  had   the  best  content  of  any  conference  I’ve  ever  been  to,   so  much  that  I’m  going  to  write  about  some  of  the     topics,  chats,  people,  and  statements:  The  financial,     regulatory,  environmental  and  poli-cal  issues  and     challenges  across  the  globe  –  especially  in  the  US,     Japan,  and  Europe.    I  am  inspired  once  again  and  excit ed  and  op-mis-c  about  the  future.” CARL  WESCOTT Serial  Entrepreneur

Connec-ng  Korean  Startups   with  investors,  media  and     corporates  from  around  the   world.

Corporations Guests from 70+ different global corporates, including:

Media Journalists from both Korean and Global tech media attended the event. 31+ Journalists attended the event from leading media, including: Sessions  were  moderated  by  journalists  from  leading  tech  media: SPENCER REISS CATHERINE SHU KAYLENE HONG CONTRIBUTING EDITOR AT WIRED REPORTER AT TECHCRUNCH ASIA REPORTER FOR THE NEXT WEB

Investors Next Conference works closely with the world’s leading venture capital firms, angel investors and corporate investors. Members from both the Korean and global investment community attend our conference to meet and connect with entrepreneurs. 30+ Investors worldwide attended our conference, including executives from:

Universities Professors and students from Korea’s leading universities attended Next Conference to learn about the future and innovation. Attendees included professors and students from 30+ different universities:

Next Conference Speakers IVO WEEVERS RAY OZZIE MARIA G. GOTSCH BIN LIN HEAD OF DESIGN, UBUNTU PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PARTNERSHIP FUND FOR NEW YORK FOUNDER AND CEO OF TALKO CO-FOUNDER OF XIAOMI CORP RAY  OZZIE  FOUNDER  &  CEO  OF  TALKO   SPENCER  REISS  (MODERATOR)  CONTRIBUTING  EDITOR  AT  WIRED   PAT  KINSEL  CO-­‐FOUNDER  &  CEO  OF  SPINDLE   TOMER  KAGAN  CEO  OF  QUIXEY   CATHERINE  SHU  (MODERATOR)  REPORTER  AT  TECHCRUNCH   RAJ  SUNDARASON  VP  OF  SALES,  SAP  ASIA  PACIFIC   JEREMY  JOHNSON  CO-­‐FOUNDER  &  CHIEF  STRATEGY  OFFICER  OF  2U   ZACH  SEWARD  (MODERATOR)  SENIOR  EDITOR  OF  QUARTZ   PAVAN  NIGAM  CO-­‐FOUNDER  OF  HEALTHON/WEBMD   KAI  HUANG  CO-­‐FOUNDER  OF  RED  OCTANE  (GUITAR  HERO)   CATHERINE  MOHR  DIRECTOR  OF  RESEARCH  AT  INTUITIVE  SURGICAL   SUSAN  MACDONALD  (MODERATOR)  HOST/WRITER/PRODUCER   CARL  WALDEKRANZ  CEO  &  CO-­‐FOUNDER  OF  TICTAIL   JONATHAN  LEVINE  CIO  &  VICE  CTO  OF  RAKUTEN  GROUP   THIBAULT  VILLET  CEO  OF  GLAMOUR  SALES  CHINA   CATHERINE  SHU  (MODERATOR  REPORTER  AT  TECHCRUNCH   ANDREW  KEEN  AUTHOR  OF  ‘DIGITALVERTIGO’   RICHARD  FLORIDA  PROFESSOR,  UNIV  OF  TORONTO  &  NYU   RICHARD  DOBBS  DIRECTOR  OF  MCKINSEY  GLOBAL  INSTITUTE   MARIA  G.  GOTSCH  CEO  OF  PARTNERSHIP  FUND  FOR  NEW  YORK  CITY   SPENCER  REISS  (MODERATOR)  CONTRIBUTING  EDITOR  AT  WIRED   INSIK  RHEE  GENERAL  PARTNER  AT  REMBRANDT  VENTURE  PARTNERS   EIJI  UDA  CEO  OF  SALESFORCE.COM  JAPAN   HANJOO  LEE  CO-­‐FOUNDER  OF  HOSTWAY   SERKAN  TOTO  (MODERATOR)  MOBILE  &  WEB  INDUSTRY  CONSULTANT   BIN  LIN  CO-­‐FOUNDER  &  PRESIDENT  OF  XIAOMI  CORPORATION   IVO  WEEVERS  HEAD  OF  DESIGN,  UBUNTU   INJONG  RHEE  SVP,  STRATEGY  AND  B2B  R&D  GROUP  AT  SAMSUNG  MOBILE   KAYLENE  HONG  (MODERATOR)  ASIA  REPORTER  FOR  THE  NEXT  WEB

PANEL SESSIONS SESSION 1. SESSION 6. Ray  Ozzie  succeeded  Bill  Gates  as  Microso_’s  Chief  So_ware  Architect.  Bill  Gates  has  sai d  that  Ray  Ozzie  is  one  of  the  top  5  programmers  in  the  world.  Spencer  Reiss,  a  contribu cng  editor  at  Wired  Magazine,  interviews  Ray  Ozzie  in  this  session.   Andrew  Keen  is  an  acclaimed  speaker  who  regularly  addresses  the  impact  of  digital   technologies  on  21st  century  business,  educacon  and  society.  He  is  the  author  of  the   internaconal  hit  “CULT  OF  THE  AMATEUR:  How  The  Internet  Is  Killing  Our  Culture”,   which  has  been  published  in  17  different  languages,  as  well  as  “DIGITAL  VERTIGO:  How   Today’s  Social  Revolucon  Is  Dividing,  Diminishing  and  Disoriencng  Us,”  his  controversial   cricque  of  contemporary  social  media.   FIRESIDE CHAT WITH RAY OZZIE   SESSION 2. SEARCH’S NEXT DOMAIN The  explosive  popularity  of  social  media  and  mobile  applicacons  is  forcing  people  to  sea rch  for  informacon  more  accvely.  This  session  looks  at  new  search  services  that  have  em erged  recently.  Pat  Kinsel  (CEO  of  Spindle)  and  Tomer  Kagan  (CEO  of  Quixey)  will  forecas t  the  future  of  search.  Catherine  Shu,  a  Techcrunch  writer,  is  the  moderator.     SESSION 3. FUTURE OF EDUCATION The  technical  development  of  the  Internet  and  new  devices  demands  a  more  efficient  w ay  to  educate  children.  This  discussion  session  is  on  the  future  of  educacon.  Raj  Sundara son  (VP  of  Sales,  SAP)  and  Jeremy  Johnson  (CSO  of  2U,  a  company  that  provides  online  e ducacon  in  partnership  with  the  finest  universices  in  the  US)  discuss  the  next  phase  of  e ducacon.  Zach  Seward,  senior  editor  of  Quartz,  is  the  moderator.     SESSION 4. INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE The  development  of  computers  and  communicacon  has  allowed  us  to  get  more  informa con  on  human  health  and  the  body.  Pavan  Nigam  (co-­‐founder  of    Healtheon/WebMD),  K ai  Huang  and  Catherine  Mohr  (director  of  Intuicve  Surgical)  discuss  how  we  are  extendin g  life  and  answering  new  quescons  about  our  anatomy  through  technology  being  develo ping  today  and  in  the  future.  Susan  MacDonald,  an  Arirang  TV  host,  is  the  moderator.     SESSION 5. FUTURE OF RETAIL While  all  goods  were  purchased  directly  between  buyer  and  seller  before  the  Internet  ag e,  numerous  new  purchasing  pakerns  have  emerged  around  the  world  through  the  Inter net  and  mobile–based  purchases.  Carl  Waldekranz  (CEO  of  Tictail)  from  a  European,  Jon athan  Levine  (CIO  and  Vice  CTO  of  Rakuten)  from  a  Japan,  and  Thibault  Villet  (CEO  of  Gla mour  Sales  China)  from  China  discuss  new  purchasing  pakerns  and  prevailing  shopping  t rends.  Catherine  Shu,  a  Techcrunch  writer,  is  the  moderator  this  discussion  session. TALK WITH ANDREW KEEN SESSION 7. THE ULTIMATE ACCELERATORS: CITIES AS E NGINES OF GROWTH The  term  “creacve  economy”  is  a  buzzword  these  days.  This  session  discusses  cices   leading  the  world  in  terms  of  creacve  economy.  Richard  Florida  (one  of  the  world’s   leading  urbanists),  Richard  Dobbs  (McKinsey  Global  Insctute  Director)  and  Maria  Gotsch   (President  &  CEO  of  Partnership  Fund  for  New  York  City)  parccipate  in  this  discussion.   Spencer  Reiss,  a  contribucng  editor  at  Wired  Magazine,  is  the  moderator  of  this  session.   SESSION 8 TRENDS IN CLOUD COMPUTING Insik  Rhee  (general  partner  at  Rembrandt  Venture  Partners),  Eiji  Uda  (senior  vice   president  and  Japan  CEO  of  salesforce.com)  and  Hanjoo  Lee  (CEO  of  Hosway  Korea)   discuss  the  hotel  issue  of  the  cloud  and  cloud  technology  as  well  as  new  trends.  Serkan   Toto,  an  independent  mobile  and  web  industry  consultant,  is  the  moderator.   SESSION 9 INNOVATIONS IN MOBILE We  live  in  the  smartphone  age.  Bin  Lin  (co-­‐founder  and  President  of  Xiaomi)  from  China,   Ivo  Weevers  (Head  of  Design,  Ubuntu)  from  Europe  and  Injong  Rhee  (Senior  VP,   Technology  Strategy  and  B2B  R&D  Group  at  Samsung  Mobile)  discuss  where  the  rapid   growth  of  mobile  technology  is  headed.  Kaylene  Hong,  Asia  reporter  for  The  Next  Web,   is  the  moderator.  

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Premier Startup Accelerator for Entrepreneurs VISION PROGRAM ELEMENTS Founded by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs •  8  to  15  startups  chosen  for  each  class.  Two  classes  per  year.   •  Investment  of  $25,000  (up  to  6%  of  the  company)   •  Over  $1,000,000  in  free  perks   (i.e.  office  space,  hoscng,  access  to  Silicon  Valley’s  top  law  firm,  Wilson  Sonsini)   •  Assignment  of  4  to  6  world-­‐class  mentors.   All  of  our  founders  are  entrepreneurs  who  have  built  companies  in  Korea  and  the  U.S.  We   have  endured  the  ups  and  downs  of  entrepreneurship,  successes  and  failures,  and  have     developed  a  strong  desire  to  help  out  the  next  generacon  of  Korea’s  entrepreneurs. SPARKLABS PROGRAM Mentorship-driven accelerator SparkLabs  is  providing  a  3-­‐month  long  program  for  seed  to  early-­‐stage  entrepreneurs  who     have  a  vision  beyond  Korea’s  borders.    Entrepreneurs  who  want  to  build  global  companies     and  have  a  vision  to  expand  to  the  U.S.,  China,  Japan  and  elsewhere.    SparkLabs  uniquely     provides  a  world-­‐class  team  of  mentors  to  accelerate  and  guide  each  of  our  companies.   ADDRESS 4F  dream  Bldg,956-­‐4,  daechi-­‐dong,  Gangnam-­‐gu,  Seoul,  Korea   TELPHONE 02-­‐2231-­‐3014 EMAIL eugene@sparklabs.co..kr   WEBSITE www.sparklabs.co.kr  

SparkLabs Team JIMMY  KIM   Co-­‐Founder   &  General  Partner BERNARD  MOON   Co-­‐Founder   &  General  Partner HANJOO  LEE   Co-­‐Founder   &  General  Partner EUGENE  KIM   Principal HARRY  HAN   Director SOPHIA  CHOI   Senior  Associate JAY  MCCARTHY   General  Partner FRANK  MEEHAN   Partner SparkLabs Honorary Board of Advisors RAY  OZZIE   Founder  &  CEO   Of  Talko MICHAEL  CROW   President  of  Arizona   State  University MARK  CUBAN   Owner  of  the     Dallas  Mavericks VINT  CERF   Vice  President  &  Chief     Internet  Evangelist  for     Google   TOM  PETERS   Author  &  Management   Guru   NET  JACOBSSON   Partner

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