A LASTING IMPACT

For the second year in a row, the vibrant and energetic city of Hong Kong is playing host to our annual Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia. 

Now in its fourth year, the Summit will bring together some 300 entrepreneurs and gamechangers from across Asia, as well as CEOs, mentors, industry leaders, investors and changemakers for three days of motivating panels, tech presentations, networking, food and music festival and more.

Themed “A Lasting Impact,” the Summit will see these young leaders sharing ideas not just on how to drive change, but also how to cement its positive effect in the long run. From technological innovations to long-term investments and businesses that drive environmental and economical sustainability, speakers will present their ideas and accomplishments across all industries. 


2019 FEATURED PARTICIPANTS

  • Tony Fernandes
    CEO
    AirAsia Group
    Malaysia
  • Carl Pei
    Cofounder & Head of Global
    OnePlus
    China
  • Ankiti Bose
    Cofounder
    Zilingo
    Singapore
  • Eric Gnock Fah
    Cofounder and COO
    Klook Travel
    Hong Kong
  • Sarah Chen
    Cofounder
    The Billion Dollar Fund for Women
    Malaysia
  • Samer Al Moubayed
    CEO and Cofounder
    Furhat Robotics
    Sweden
  • Manuri Gunawardena
    Founder
    HealthMatch
    Australia
  • Saket Modi
    Cofounder & CEO
    Lucideus
    India
  • Michelle Sun
    Founder
    First Code Academy
    Hong Kong
  • Orchlon Enkhtsetseg
    CEO
    Clean Energy Asia
    Mongolia
  • Sabrina Yang
    COO
    NOSH
    Hong Kong
  • Deep Bedi
    CPO
    PayMe from HSBC
    Hong Kong
  • Kim Young-jin
    Cofounder
    TESOLLO
    South Korea
  • Florian Simmendinger
    Founder & CEO
    Soundbrenner
    Hong Kong
  • Timothy Yu
    Cofounder
    Snapask
    Hong Kong
  • Percy Lau
    Founder
    Percy Lau Studio
    Hong Kong
  • Kenny Wang
    COO
    Igloohome
    Singapore
  • Navin Jain & Kaushik Mudda
    Cofounders
    Ethereal Machines
    India
  • Morshed Abdulla Al
    Cartoonist
    Morshed Mishu's Illustration
    Bangladesh
  • Florence Van Dyke
    CEO
    Chia Sisters
    New Zealand
  • Richard Yim
    Founder
    Demine Robotics
    Cambodia
  • Dai Xuguang (Patrick)
    Cofounder
    Qtum Foundation
    China
  • Goh Jian Kai (Jake)
    Founder
    RateX
    Singapore
  • Eva Mackinley
    Founder
    The Last Straw Australia
    Australia
  • Jason Lee
    Vice President
    NEM.io Foundation
    Australia
  • Akshay Singhal
    Cofounder
    Log 9 Materials Scientific
    India
  • Hanaa Lakhani
    Cofounder
    Roshni Rides
    Pakistan
  • Mohammad Danesh
    Cofounder
    Transcelestial Technologies
    Singapore
  • Natalie Nguyen
    Cofounder
    Hyper Anna
    Australia
  • Tarun Jami
    Cofounder
    GreenJams Infrastructures
    India
  • Sabrina Bensawan
    Cofounder
    Saab Shares
    Indonesia
  • Noelle Martin
    Law Reform Campaigner
    Australia
  • Deane de Menezes
    Deane de Menezes
    Founder
    Red is the new Green
    India
  • Anahita Dhondy
    Chef-Partner
    SodaBottleOpenerWala
    India
  • Victoria Chow
    Founder
    The Woods
    Hong Kong
  • Vinesh Johny
    Cofounder & Executive Pastry Chef
    The Lavonne Academy
    India
  • Neel Madhav
    Magician
    India
  • Ah Moon Marip
    Singer
    Myanmar
  • Heartgrey (Eric)
    Beatbox champion
    Hong Kong
  • James Morley
    Vocalist
    Hong Kong

AGENDA

17:30

Meet some of the Hong Kong’s hottest startups, spanning industries like fintech, consumer tech, F&B and more. This casual gathering of local entrepreneurs will provide an incredible window into the city’s flourishing startup scene and the young men and women making it all happen.

Participants: 
Deep Bedi, Chief Product Officer, PayMe from HSBC
Florian Simmendinger, Founder & CEO, Soundbrenner
Sabrina Yang, COO, NOSH
Timothy Yu, Cofounder, Snapask

Venue: 21st floor, K11 Atelier, Victoria Dockside

18:30

The Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia welcomes all attendees to jump in and break the ice over cocktails and canapés at one of Hong Kong’s iconic locations.

Venue: 21st floor, K11 Atelier, Victoria Dockside

20:30
21:00

Make your way across Victoria Harbour as we’ll be hitting up some cool bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong’s famous nightlife district.

10:30
11:00

Recover from the night before with a networking lunch as you inspect the most exciting inventions and products that landed their creators a spot on our 30 Under 30 Asia list. The products — including smart locks, 3D printing machine, sunglasses and beverages – will be on display in the Discovery Area.

Participants:
Carl Pei, Cofounder & Head of Global, One Plus, China
Kenny Wang, COO, igloohome, Singapore
Percy Lau, Founder, Percy Lau Studio, Hong Kong
Navin Jain & Kaushik Mudda, Cofounders, Ethereal Machines, India
Morshed Abdulla Al, Cartoonist, Morshed Mishu's illustration, Bangladesh
Florence van Dyke, CEO, Chia Sisters, New Zealand
Kim Young-Jin, Cofounder, TESOLLO, South Korea

12:45
13:00

Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes Media
Daryl Ng, Chairman, Hong Kong Innovation Foundation

13:10

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