Speakers

13-08-19

Nobuyuki Akimoto

'Aki' worked for NTT and NTT DOCOMO from 1987 onwards. While Aki worked for NTT, he mainly engaged in the businesses of launching overseas projects, such as the Indonesia Project (Installation of new telephone lines in Indonesia), Vietnam Project,...

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12-09-18

Kemal Anbarci

Kemal Anbarci is the managing venture executive for Chevron Technology Ventures. He is responsible for oversight of all venture capital activities in Chevron and using venture capital as a conduit to integrate new technology solutions into company operations. During...

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11-09-18

Kaloyan Andonov

Kaloyan Andonov is a reporter for Global Corporate Venturing and data analyst at GCV Analytics. Passionate about data analysis and innovation, Andonov writes sector and data reports for the magazine on a monthly basis. He has previously worked in...

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10-09-18

Kay Enjoji

Kay Enjoji is President of TEL Venture Capital since 2011, and has many global strategic investment experiences, including some successful exits. According to the results, he has got a few awards. Kay is also Vice President of Tokyo Electron for...

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09-09-18

Neil Foster

Neil is a corporate partner at leading global law firm Baker Botts. Neil specialises in corporate finance and exits, with an emphasis on corporate venturing deals. He was the first lawyer globally to join the “Faculty” of GCV’s Academy ...

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02-05-18

George Gogolev

Dr. George Gogolev is managing Corporate Venturing and Disruptive Innovations for Severstal Group, the largest steel producer in Russia. He is responsible for finding the most disruptive opportunities in the materials markets, looking both at threats and opportunities. George...

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01-05-18

Abdul Guefor

Abdul leads Intel Capital’s investment activities in UK, France, Ireland and Southern Europe from London. Investment focus areas include all areas of deep technology such as AI, transportation, IoT, wireless and the data economy.

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29-04-18

Douglas Hansen-Luke

Founder and Executive Chairman of Future Planet Capital, Douglas is passionate about the investment challenges involved with innovation and impact investing. Former Managing Partner at HLD Partners and CEO of Robeco Middle East, Bfinance MENA & Central Asia and...

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29-04-18

David Horowitz

David is the Founder and CEO of Touchdown Ventures. Touchdown partners with leading corporations to manage their venture capital funds. Prior to starting Touchdown Ventures, David was a founding partner and Managing Director at Comcast Ventures for 14 years....

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26-04-18

Tracy Isacke

Tracy Isacke joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2014 and leads the company's Corporate Relationship Management Group, which was established in 2009 to build connections between investment groups at some of the world's largest companies and emerging technology and life...

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25-04-18

Masahiko Ishida

Masahiko (“Masa”) Ishida is a Partner in the Corporate Group in DLA Piper Tokyo. Masa is admitted in Japan and New York and has experience across a broad range of M&A and venture financing transactions. His VC and CVC...

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23-04-18

Tim Lafferty

Tim Lafferty is the Chief Operating Officer of Mawsonia, a publishing, data and events company founded in 2010 which publishes three magazines: Global Corporate Venturing (GCV), Global University Venturing (GUV) and Global Government Venturing (GGV). GCV is the only...

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23-04-18

Craig Lang

Craig Lang is a partner whose practice focuses on representing venture capital investors, corporate venture investors, and emerging growth companies through the corporate life cycle. In his twenty years practicing law in Silicon Valley, Craig has worked with a...

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20-04-18

Zhaohui (Jeffrey) Li

Mr. Zhaohui (Jeffrey) Li currently works as the Managing Partner of Tencent Investment and General Manager of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Department of Tencent.

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15-04-18

Dennis Liu

Dennis Liu looks after Global Strategy & Business Development for Ford’s Research & Innovation Center, Palo Alto. He heads Ford’s Silicon Valley corporate development efforts managing investment activity and relationships with VCs, Corporate Innovation / CVC outfits, and the...

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13-04-18

James Mawson

James was editor of Private Equity News, part of Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal in London, for nearly four years until May, 2010 when he launched Global Corporate Venturing as an independent title from his own publishing...

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12-04-18

David Mayhew

David Mayhew is Chief Investment Office for GE Ventures. As CIO, David is responsible for portfolio management, capital allocation and investment oversight for GE Ventures. As Chair of the Investment Committee and a member of the Senior Leadership...

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08-04-18

Steven Mei

Steven Mei is a member of DLA PIPER’s Private Equity & Venture Capital practice, based in Hong Kong. Prior to joining DLA Piper, he served NetEase Games, 7th largest game developer and distributor in the world and second in...

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08-04-18

Lance Miller

Lance Miller is corporate partner based in the Tokyo office. He is a member of the California and New York bars. In addition to practicing in California, New York and Tokyo, Lance has practiced in Singapore and Bangkok. His...

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08-04-18

Markus Moor

Based in our Zurich office, Markus Moor is a Partner with Emerald Technology Ventures, a leading venture capital fund focused on industrial innovation investments. He currently serves on the boards of Enocean GmbH (leading smart home and IoT module...

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07-04-18

Paul Morris

Paul Morris is a 21-year veteran of the Corporate Venture Capital industry. He set up and ran the CVC operation of Dow Chemical in Europe and has been at the forefront of new CVC initiatives for many years. He...

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06-04-18

Guilherme Potenza

Guilherme Potenza leads Veirano Advogado’s venture capital practice in Brazil. He assists several successful Brazilian and foreign startups and tech companies, as well as VC and CVC funds. He was one of the most active VC lawyers in the...

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05-04-18

Flavio Pripas

Nominated as one of the "Most Creative People in Business 2012" by FastCompany, Flavio is accelerating the Digital Transformation of big Corporates that invest in startups through Redpoint eventures fund. Prior to this, Flavio designed and led CUBO - a...

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04-04-18

Susana Quintana Plaza

Susana Quintana Plaza has recently joined Siemens’ next47 as a Partner, coming from the E.ON Group where she was Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation. In a previous role, as Vice President of Scouting & Co-investments, she was...

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03-04-18

Mark Radcliffe

Mark Radcliffe is a partner of DLA Piper USA, LLP, an international law firm with 4200 lawyers in over 30 countries. He earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School. His practice focuses on representing corporations in their intellectual...

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02-04-18

Michael J Redding

Mike is responsible for growing a portfolio of strategic equity investments in emerging technology companies to support Accenture’s and our client’s business strategies. Mike speaks frequently on the impact of emerging technology on large organizations across various client, industry,...

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30-03-18

Peter Quadros Seiffert

Peter Quadros Seiffert is Head of Corporate Venture Capital, Embraer S.A, a pioneer in Corporate Venture Capital in Brazil, has structured and implemented Embraer S.A's CVC area, today with 4 funds investing in Brazil and the USA in more...

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29-03-18

Lee Sessions

Lee is responsible for building collaborative relationships with leading Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) organizations to better support our portfolio companies with the best co-investors to accelerate growth.

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28-03-18

Markus Solibieda

Markus Solibieda has been the Managing Director of BASF Venture Capital GmbH since November 2016. Before joining BASF, he was a Partner at Mandarin Capital Partners and Head of the company’s Frankfurt office. Prior to this, he co-founded Baigo Capital,...

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09-03-18

Chibo Tang

Chibo has been investing in early stage companies in the technology and media sectors in Asia for nearly a decade. He is head of Gobi’s Hong Kong office and Managing Director of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund,...

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02-10-15

Charles Vaslet

Based in our Zurich office, Charles Vaslet is a Partner with Emerald Technology Ventures with more than 14 years of venture capital experience. Currently serving on the Boards of Emergya Wind Technologies, P97 Networks and Librestream and previously at...

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