JESSE ARLEN SMITH
Jesse is a keynote speaker, entrepreneur and advocate for the ethical development of AI & robotics. Jesse believes in the power of people to create change and hopes that he and his companies can inspire the next generation of innovators to help people better manage and work with intelligent machines to create a world with greater equality and better access to resources.
David is a serial entrepreneur, experienced with planning and executing market entry strategies for technology start-ups in the US and Asia. He focuses on technology-enabled product and business model innovation. David was previously the Regional General Manager APAC at ABEJA, Inc. in Singapore, Global Customer Success Manager at Kaizen Platform, Inc. in San Francisco and Director of Global Business at Kabuku Inc. in Tokyo.
Jason is the CEO of TLI, a post he has held since 2012. He has held several global leadership positions since coming to TLI in 2008, including roles in TLI Capital, Media and Education Businesses. During his serving in TLI, Jason integrates a broad background as a global business leader with deep specialized knowledge earned on the ground in key areas where he has served, leading a host of complex transformation and innovation.
Shiuan Liu is a writer, educator and musician. He has written 15 books, including essays, travelogues and titles on popular psychology and self-improvement. He is also a music producer and DJ with over 25 years of experience behind the decks. In 2019 he started SoundShine Ltd., a company that promotes positive psychology through writing, storytelling, music and workshops. Xuan holds a BA from Harvard College and M.Ed from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He lives in Taipei with his wife and two children, Liv and Lucas.