Published on March 3, 2014
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.
Sponsor & Supporters
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 firstname.lastname@example.org..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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