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Explore Personal, Family and Social Endeavors

HONG KONG - JUNE 14 - 16, 2017

Peer sharing and thought leadership discussions that help participants to explore challenges around 3 key pillars: family business, entrepreneurship and social engagement.


2017 marked the 10th anniversary of the NextGen program in Asia. This year's program was based on three pillars: purpose-led businesses, family business legacy and entrepreneurial spirit.

Sixteen high-powered speakers joined the different sessions and interactive panel discussions, delving into topics ranging from social investments to impact investing, growth hacking to unlocking entrepreneurial mindsets.

Helene Li, Head of Strategic Planning, Brand & Communications, APAC and Anton Wong, Head of Key Client Group, APAC, co-curators of the Asia program, share insights into putting together a successful NextGen Program for our clients:


Day 1 will focus on Purpose-led business & investments

Keynote speaker :  Annie Chen, Chair of RS Group, 3rd generation billionaire family based in HK,  Annie and her team manages the family foundation assets which is invested in 100% impact mandate


"Purpose-led business transformation" - thought leadership sharing by Mark Wightman,  Partner of Ernst & Young

Impact Investment landscape in Asia - sharing followed by panel with Naina Batra,  CEO,  Asia Venture Philanthropy Network


"Battle of the Strategists" - interactive session with APAC CIO Prashant Bhayani and Strategist, Ray Heung

Day 2 will focus on Entrepreneurship

Keynote speaker :  Dr. Parag Khanna, leading global strategist & best selling author,  Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum.  His topic :  "Connecting the dots amidst disconnects" 

Fire-side chat :  Entrepreneurial journey of a leading woman entrepreneur who is a successful challenger to the employee benefits and insurance sector in South East Asia by Rosaline Chow Koo,  Founder & CEO,  CXA Group


Startup Accelerator :  Plug & Play

Sharing by Plug & Play Asia representatives on their accelerator platform and global reach in partnership with BNPP


Tech Disruptions :  James Llyod,  Head of Fintech, Ernst & Young

The landscape of tech disruptions and what it means to entrepreneurs

Private Equity session :  representatives from Bain Capital

Day 3 will focus on Family Legacy

Panel and sharing from Family Business Network Asia : "Digital disruptions and how that impact family business", Led by Vincent Chian,  Board Member of FBNA

Fire-side chat : 3rd generation prominent family in HK,  a self-made tech entrepreneur and leader of the TEDx events in HK, Andy Ann

Interactive workshop on cases of digital disruptions in family business - facilitated by FBNA

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