Sachio Semmoto

Enterepreneurship in Japan, a new era?

Dr. Sachio Semmoto is a rarity in Japan. He founded four leading telecom companies including KDDI Corporation and eAccess. KDDI is currently capitalised at $60bn and employs over 35,000 people and eAccess was sold to Softbank for $2.6bn in 2013. We asked him about how entrepreneurship and technology are changing future prospects for Japan.

The $600m Turnaround of Malaysia Airlines

TUESDAY JUNE 26 AT 18:00

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Dato Sri Idris Jala is the Chairman of Malaysia's official Performance & Delivery Management Unit (PEMANDU). He has served as President of Shell in Sri Lanka and as CEO of Malaysia Airlines. He is a key advisor to the Prime Minister.

Do foreign institutions still need Hong Kong?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 AT 18:00

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The Chinese government is relaxing ownership limits in commercial banking, securities, futures, asset management and insurance. What does this mean for Switzerland’s flagship banking and insurance institutions? And how progressive is China’s traditional banking sector? What does this move mean for Hong Kong?

The man who triggered India's technology boom

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 AT 18:00

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Narayana Murthy founded Infosys in 1981 with a $250 loan from his wife. Today it employs 200,000 people - more than Facebook, Google and Microsoft combined. Valued at $40bn, it is now the 10th-largest IT company in the world. Covering leadership, technology and entrepreneurship, this event offers a rare glimpse into the mind of one of the most respected leaders of our time.

Asia Leaders Series Zurich 2018