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  • Diplomat in Residence at the Asia Society Policy Institute
  • Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Former Special Assistant to President Obama
  • Former National Security Staff Senior Director for Asian Affairs
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  • Author of I am My Mother’s Daughter: Wisdom on Life, Loss, and Love
  • Author of Crush Cancer and the Crush Cancer Workbook
  • Creator of crazyperfectlife.com with over 200,000 followers
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  • 63rd Superintendent of the US Naval Academy, the nation’s premier leadershipdevelopment institution
  • Over 4000 flight hours and command- level leadership at the Squadron, Air Wing, and three higher- level organizations culminating with command of the US FOURTH Fleet.
  • Having commanded six times in the military, he has tremendous applied-leadership experience at the highest levels of military and government as well as specialization in strategy and policy development and international affairs.
  • Ashore, he had over a decade of service in the Pentagon on multiple tours of duty with the Navy Staff as well as the Joint Chiefs of Staff. During these tours he specialized in strategy and policy development, international affairs, as well as personnel management.
Alex Wong

Alex WONG served in senior positions at the U.S. Department of State overseeing high-stakes negotiations and initiatives at the forefront of U.S. strategy in the Indo-Pacific region. Alex was nominated by the President and unanimously approved by the Senate Foreign … Continued

Kishore Mahbubani
  • Distinguished Fellow, Asia Research Institute, NUS
  • Founding Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS
  • Former President, UNSC (Jan 2001 and May 2002)
  • Former Permanent Secretary (CEO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
  • Honorary International Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Visiting Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Lanhee Chen
  • David and Diane Steffy Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • Director of Domestic Policy Studies and Lecturer in Public Policy, Stanford University
  • Member, United States Social Security Advisory Board
  • CNN Political Commentator
  • Former Senior Adviser to the 2016 Presidential Campaign of Senator Marco Rubio
  • Policy Director, Romney-Ryan 2012 Presidential Campaign
Laura Dowling
  • Former White House Chief Floral Designer
  • Author of the book Floral Diplomacy at the White House
  • Distinguished Flower Ambassador (Royal Horticultural Society of Belgium)
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Maaike Doyer is a trailblazer in entrepreneurship, education, and investment with a unique passion for numbers. Starting her career in Mergers & Acquisitions, she swiftly rose to become the global CFO of a leading design firm, spearheading its successful expansion … Continued

M.J. Greeven
  • Academic: Chinese speaking Dutch Professor of Innovation and Strategy with decade long China research
  • Author: Pioneers, Hidden Champions, Change Makers and Underdogs: Lessons from China’s Innovators (MIT Press, forthcoming); Business ecosystems in China: Alibaba and competing Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi and LeEco (Routledge, 2018)
  • Thinker: Selected on the 2017 Thinkers50 Radar list of 30 next generation business gurus
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  • Futurist and Founder of the 311 Institute
  • “The Adviser Behind The Advisers”
  • Award-winning International Keynote Speaker
  • Member of Centrica’s Prestigious Technology and Innovation Committee
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