Hung Tran
Ph.D - Founder Got It, Inc/ Silicon Valley
Dr. Hung Tran is the founder of Got It, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based tech startup developing a next-generation Conversational AI platform focused on Customer Experience Management. Leveraging Transfer Learning and the paradigm shift in NLP caused by Transformers (BERT, GPT-3, T5, and Proprietary models.) Got It AI has developed the first Conversation AI Platforms with Self-Discovery, Self-Training, and Self-Management: making conversational solutions easy to deploy and manage compared to existing solutions that involve manual flow building, and constrained training of chatbot NLU and NLG. The company is led by an experienced executive team, including former executives from tech giants like Google, Lyft, Oracle, Uber, Amazon, etc., and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with an engineering team in Hanoi, Vietnam, and a data science team in Delhi, India. The company has raised over $25M in funding from well-known investors in Silicon Valley like Capricorn Investment Group, which is also an early investor of SpaceX, Tesla, and PlanetLabs.
Dr. Hung Tran is also the founder of STEAM for Vietnam Foundation, a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission to bring world-class STEAM education to the Vietnamese for free. STEAM for Vietnam is operated by talented Vietnamese volunteers around the world who are passionate about helping younger Vietnamese generations become more competitive in the global marketplace through a strong foundation of STEAM education.
Dr. Hung Tran received the U.S. Government's VEF Fellowship in 2007 and obtained his Ph.D. in computer science focusing on AI/data mining and big data analytics from the University of Iowa in 2012. Before the Fellowship, he served as the leader of the Vietnam OpenCourseWare Project, working with MIT and Rice University to build a national-scale open courseware program from inception to launch serving millions of college students in Vietnam. In the public sector, Dr. Tran serves as a member of the Advisory Group for Vietnam Prime Minister's National Committee for Education and Training Reform, and as a member of the Council of School of Information and Communication Technology, Hanoi University of Science and Technology where he got his bachelor of engineering in information technology. Additionally, Dr. Tran is a founding member of the Industry Advisory Board of the College of Business, VinUniveristy. Dr. Tran is a recipient of numerous national and international technology and entrepreneurship awards.
Cuong Vong
President at Kompa group/Sillicon Valley/ CEO at Boomerang Corp., US - one of global leading companies in providing solution of Big Data for Businesses/Senior Partner at ESP Capital -early-stage VC fund to invest in Vietnam & SEA startup
Vong Thanh Cuong started his career at an American software company, including working for the US office in Silicon Valley for a year. In 2005, Mr. Cuong returned hometown to establish Yobanbe.com, a website similar to Facebook's social network. Along with Yahoo 360 of Yahoo, Mr. Cuong's Yobanbe.com is considered the first social network in the Vietnam market. After a year of operation, Yobanbe had more than 100,000 users and was merged into VNG, renamed ZingMe. Mr. Cuong continued to participate in building community service features for ZingMe social network until 2009. By 2010, Facebook entered Vietnam and began to attract a large number of users in domestic. Soon realizing that the need for connection and information sharing would flourish from this social network, Mr. Cuong founded Boomerang. In four years of operation, Mr. Cuong has made Boomerang the leading social media listening company in Vietnam. His clients are the people who own brands such as Unilever, Nokia, and VNG.
Thanh Dao
Founder & CTO LaunchZone
Being a sleepless programmer since 2005 and also a sale director in Real Estate business after sunrise. I myself am, a combination between techonolgy lover & business leader, who always find most effective ways to deliver technology into business. Blockchain & its application are my most current interests
Tho Quan
Associate Professor - Ph.D - Vice dean of the Faculty of computer science and engineering, Ho Chi Minh University of Technology
Dr. Tho Quan is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam. He received his Ph.D degree in 2006 from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His current research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Formal Methods and Blockchain. Currently, he heads the Department of Software Engineering of the Faculty. He was awarded many research grants in various levels, including the famous NAFOSTED national grant. Beside academic activities, Dr. Tho has also been a R&D consultant for YouNet company, in charge of machine learning techniques (like sentiment analysis or text mining) being developed at http://www.younetmedia.com/socialheat-social-monitoring. In 2017, Dr. Tho led a pilot research project funded by NTU, which applied machine learning techniques to predict flight delay at Changi airport, Singapore (see local media at e.g. https://tuoitre.vn/nguoi-viet-nghien-cuu-tri-chuyen-bay-tre-cho-singapore-20171223084432904.htm). Recently, Dr. Tho has also been interested in blockchain technology. He is investigating a research project applying blockchain for logistics, funded by industry.
Bong Kyu Park
Korean ambassador chairman of world blockchain summit/ Korea CEO Summit
Bong Kyu Park joined Hyosung Corporation in 1987 and started building his extensive experience in sales and marketing dealing with government agencies including Public Procurement Service, Korea Electric Power Corporation, etc. He held a position of CEO at Cheongjung Co., Ltd and Chair of Korea Mongol Study under the Ministry of Environment in 2000 in South Korea. He is currently President of 2080 CEO Forum, Chair of Korea CEO Summit, Chair of Creativity, Cities Culture, and Convergence Industry Conference Organizational Commission, Founder and Chair of World Blockchain Summit MARVELS. It has been 15 years since he led high end networking, fostering exchange grounds where more than 8,000 CEOs from political, economic, social, and cultural sectors have joined. Bong Kyu Park hosted or organized a numerous international and large scale conferences such as Bill Clinton Forum inviting Bill Clinton, former president of USA in 2004; 54th Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs in 2004; Korea-China Economy Forum in 2005; 5th Session of World Chinese Entrepreneur (Korea) Forum in 2010; Creativity, Cities, Culture Industry Convention of Korea-China 2014; and the Blockchain Summit Seoul in 2018. He has also operated CEO institutes such as CIMA, 4CA, CICON, and HERMES offering executive training programs for CEOs and continued to develop the Korea CEO Summit as the top CEO education and consulting firm in South Korea.
Robert Nguyen
Co-founder, Platform Director of Digital Transformation Alliance DTS/Co-founder, General Secretary of Blockchain Alliance for Sustainable BAS/Mentor at Propzy Launch/Co-founder, Strategy Director of Kim Hai Company Tech Medical
DTS Digital Transformation Alliance (Digital Transformation for SMEs) is an alliance of reputable individuals and organizations in VietNam operating in fields of e-commerce, digital services, digital technology,… with the same mission to support the digital transformation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to improve competitiveness. Blockchain Alliance for Sustainability BAS (Blockchain Alliance for Sustainability) was founded and operated by DTS. BAS was established for cooperation and alliance of reputable organizations and individuals who understand the market and have the same desire to develop a sustainable Blockchain industry. Propzy Launch – a start-up support program from idea to implementation - is a place where many Mentors are actively working in the Vietnamese start-up ecosystem. Experienced "players" come from start-up support organizations such as incubators, accelerators....with a lot of experience in supporting and connecting start-ups. In addition, ten years of experience in the field of Health Technology, the Healthcare platform. Co-founder, Platform Director of ICareBase Global. ICareBase is a user-centric technology platform that helps connect solutions to help customers take proactive health care
Dan Ngo
Zuki Moba CEO
Operating 2 traditional businesses in tourism and personal rental real estate. He has 07 years of experience in Crypto investment. Training self-development thinking and team development and he has 05 years of management in the field of ADS Marketing (website, youtube, Facebook). Running development cryptof.ventures, ecoinbanks.com
Lucid Hoang
Zuki Moba CTO/ Founder at UFIN/ Founder at OnicGame/ Co-founder at Vero Farm/ Advisor at Jeritex/ Advisor at Moniwar/ Latoken Vietnam Country Manager.
He has 5+ years of experience as Blockchain Project Manager and 4+ years of experience in entertainment games development for Asia market
Jack Truong
Jlaunchpad COO & Founder/ UFIN COO & Co-founder/ Zuki Moba COO & Co-founder/ Maxtech Solution Founder
He has 4+ years of experience as a blockchain project manager