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Thank you for designing the future with us at the Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit 2017 (GECommunity Summit 2017) on 12-13 December 2017. The two-day summit culminated on a new high with stronger participation from entrepreneurs, ecosystem influencers, and industry leaders, as well as sparked deeper conversations on the drivers of future economies, and richer ecosystem involvement.

We hope that the 100 GEC Labs across the 15 GEC themes, 50 talk sessions, 330 exhibitors, 6 masterclasses and 20 keynote and panel discussions empowered the 15,000+ delegates with ground breaking ideas and cross-border collaborative solutions to uncover new possibilities and develop revolutionary ideas for exponential growth that will shape economies of the future, catalysing innovation.

Also, we would like to once again congratulate the winners of the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards, ColossusINNO2017, Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards, MaGIC Amplify Awards, MaGIC Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp, MCY Supreme Awards, Public-Private Research Innovation Award, and 1MET Plugged-in Jakarta.

On behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MOF) Malaysia, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE), Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia, Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC), and the Global Entrepreneurship Movement (GEM), we thank you for joining us. The GECommunity Summit 2017 would not have been a great success without the support and seamless collaboration between all parties.

We’re pleased to inform you that speaker presentation decks are now available for download here.

You can also view and download photos of GECommunity Summit 2017 here. For more content from GECommunity Summit 2017, visit gecommunity.co, and keep up with the latest developments and outcomes of GECommunity Summit 2017 through #gecommunity2017 by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @gecommunityco.

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We look forward to seeing you at GECommunity Summit 2018 to continue charting the way forward for entrepreneurs.
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GECOMMUNITY
SUMMIT 2017

Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit (GECommunity Summit) brings forth ecosystem influencers, startup communities and industry leaders from across the globe to collaborate and find new innovative approaches to solve real problem and chart the way forward for entrepreneurs.

The global summit is initiated by the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia (MOF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Malaysia (MOSTI) and Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (MOHE), and organised by Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC). The summit aims to empower entrepreneurs around the world with groundbreaking ideas and collaborations to solve cross-border challenges, uncover new possibilities and develop revolutionary ideas and solutions, catalysing innovation.

Last year, under the theme "Reimagine the Future of Entrepreneurs”, GECommunity 2016 was attended by approximately 6,000 participants and featured world renowned speakers such as Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow, Bill Rancic, Joel Neoh, Founder of KFit as well as Emil Michael of Uber. In addition to engaging speakers and networking opportunities, GECommunity 2016 offered business matching, mentoring sessions and cluster discussions where 50 initiatives were formed across 9 industry-specific cluster labs with participants and experts from over 60 countries.

This year, GECommunity Summit 2017- Designing the Future will be a convening ground for change makers to be inspired by over 20 stimulating keynotes and panel discussions, participate in 100 labs across 15 themes set around an un-conference format, receive mentoring from notable entrepreneurs, participate in over 10 entrepreneurship Masterclasses, and visit more than 200 exhibition booths aside from partaking in the Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) Summit, video competitions and the Entrepreneurial Higher Education Symposium.

The global summit will be officiated by the Honourable Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, and will play host to the first-ever Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards with the participation of world-renowned management gurus and co-authors of Blue Ocean Shift, Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne.

The summit will also feature other prestigious awards such as COLOSSUSINNO2017 and TENXCLUB by Global Entrepreneurship Movement (GEM), a community part of GECommunity Summit 2017.

Join over 7,000 delegates in designing the future of entrepreneurship globally on 12 & 13 December 2017 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.

2016 HIGHLIGHTS

100 GEC LABS

50 SPEAKERS

20 KEYNOTE & PANEL DISCUSSIONS

330 EXHIBITORS

5 MASTERCLASSES BY INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS

Global Blue Ocean
Shift Awards

The inaugural Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards highlight and recognize outstanding achievements across the public, private and social sectors around the world. The select few winners have all gone beyond competing to make a blue ocean shift, inspiring people’s confidence and opening up new frontiers of opportunity and growth. The global best-sellers, Blue Ocean Strategy and Blue Ocean Shift by the world-renowned management gurus W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne explain how anyone can create their own blue oceans. The awards celebrate those who have adopted a blue ocean approach and shifted out of crowded red oceans to create wide-open blue oceans, offering hope and inspiration to the world. The prestigious Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards will motivate organizations and individuals across the globe to make their own blue ocean shifts as exemplified by the award winners.

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Young Innovators Corner 2.0

Young Innovators Corner 2.0 session objective is to promote STI to youth for wealth creation and ultimately boosting the nation in achieving Vision 2020.

MCY Supreme Award

The MCY Supreme Award is an award given to the overall winner. The MCY Supreme Award demonstrates overall excellence and outstanding accomplishments in all the criteria of evaluation to demonstrate the core element of commercialization. The MCY Supreme Award recipient showcases significant and sustained commercial success which incorporates elements such as research, innovation, and technological achievements.

PPRN Awards

Awards to recognize excellence in promoting demand-driven research and innovation for the development of a knowledge friendly ecosystem in Malaysia

PPRN Innovation Lab

PPRN provides a platform to match the industries’ technical/technological challenges with solutions from researchers for the implementation of a demand-driven innovation project.

ColussusINNO2017

ColussusINNO2017 is a global competition in search of breakthrough ideas of innovation and disruption in order to rapidly transform and mend the intended gap in any ASEAN country. The competition comes with the prize of USD100,000 and it leads up to GECommunity2017. Submission begins on 21 June 2017 and ends on 31 Oct 2017. Finalists to be at GECommunity2017, Kuala Lumpur on the 5 & 6 December 2017. Placement and building of product in intended ASEAN country from January to June 2018.

Entrepreneurial Higher Education Symposium : Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Higher Education Institutions Towards Industry 4.0

The Symposium “Building Entrepreneurial ecosystem for Higher Education Institution (HEIs)” is to strengthen entrepreneurship development and consolidation programme in HEIs, to benchmark a conducive environment and ecosystem for entrepreneurship development and to enhance the effectiveness of the implementation of entrepreneurship education and development in HEIs.

Designing the Future
for ASEAN Entrepreneurship Roundtable Dialogue

The Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit’s ‘Designing the Future for ASEAN Entrepreneurship Roundtable Dialogue’ will bring together policymakers, investors, entrepreneurs, community builders and key ecosystem players from all 10 ASEAN countries. The roundtable is designed as a platform for the entrepreneurship ecosystem players to connect, learn and collaborate, as well as to align efforts leveraging on resources, knowledge and experience of other countries in the ASEAN region.

TENxCLUB

TENxCLUB is a by-qualification and invitation-only exclusive club that offers valuable network and support on an international scale. There are shots at receiving powerful mentorship, to being sponsored to attend meaningful networking events in order to connect with the right people, as well as facilitate greater opportunities to showcase and build useful PR and social capital – all to help you amplify and quantum leap your startup’s results. The first ten highly celebrated members of TENxCLUB will have access to investors, strategic partners and most important, a strong base of customers.

Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) Summit 2017

Malaysia’s premier event on angel investing since 2015. A one and a half day event targeted at existing and prospective angel investors, the investing community, entrepreneurship ecosystem players and entrepreneurs to raise awareness of angel investing, to build capacity as well as forge networks across Malaysia, ASEAN and beyond. Summit 2017 will feature as many 12 speakers from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, the UK, Norway, India, and Malaysia.

MOHE Siswapreneur Makerthon Challenge: Smart City, Smart Community

MOHE SIMS (Smart, Innovative, Modernistic Skills) This is to instill, ignite and stimulate creative and innovative minds among HEIs students through a hands-on project to work with limited time and resources, and help to encourage resourcefulness, teamwork, and innovation among HEIs students that can turn into entrepreneurial opportunities.

Malaysia Commercialisation Year (MCY) Summit

MCY Summit showcases the latest progress and achievements of commercialisation activities under the programme. The summit host field experts in discussions revolving start-ups, innovation, and technology, as well as taking an innovation from a research level to the open market

Stargazer Mentoring for Startups

Stargazer Mentoring is a Bootcamp for startups on “Fundamentals in Starting a Business Venture”. The Bootcamp is a good “Kickstarter” that will help entrepreneurs and entrepreneur wannabes equip themselves with tools and knowledge to start up their ventures. It’s highly based on hands-on with participants working on their intended business idea.

PIKOM Success Summit

PIKOM Success Summit is an inaugural event for PIKOM individual members. This forum will focus on building leaders, creating new business opportunities and driving transformation. With the theme “Pushing the  Boundaries – Success in the Digital Age”, the forum will feature business leaders and ICT entrepreneurs that will be able to inspire the younger generation and would-be entrepreneurs. Many learnings can be gleaned from the collective experiences of the leaders. The event will be in line with the Global Entrepreneurship Community (GEC) Summit.

SUMMIT OVERVIEW

20 Keynotes & Panel Sessions
100 GEC LABS

GECOMMUNITY
SUMMIT 2017

20 KEYNOTES & PANEL DISCUSSIONS | 330 EXHIBITORS |50 SPEAKERS
100 GEC LABS | 6 MASTERCLASSES BY INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS

Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards

The inaugural Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards highlight and recognise outstanding achievements across the public, private and social sectors around the world. The select few winners have all gone beyond competing to make a blue ocean shift, inspiring people’s confidence and opening up new frontiers of opportunity and growth.
The global best-sellers, Blue Ocean Strategy and Blue Ocean Shift by the world-renowned management gurus W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne explain how anyone can create their own blue oceans. The awards celebrate those who have adopted a blue ocean approach and shifted out of crowded red oceans to create wide-open blue oceans, offering hope and inspiration to the world.
The prestigious Global Blue Ocean Shift Awards will motivate organisations and individuals across the globe to make their own blue ocean shifts as exemplified by the award winners.

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PIKOM Success Summit

PIKOM Success Summit is an inaugural event for PIKOM individual members. This forum will focus on building leaders, creating new business opportunities and driving transformation. With the theme “Pushing the  Boundaries – Success in the Digital Age”, the forum will feature business leaders and ICT entrepreneurs that will be able to inspire the younger generation and would-be entrepreneurs. Many learnings can be gleaned from the collective experiences of the leaders. The event will be in line with the Global Entreprenuershup Community (GEC) Summit.

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PIKOM

Stargazer Mentoring for Startups

Stargazer Mentoring is a Bootcamp for startups on “Fundamentals in Starting a Business Venture”. The Bootcamp is a good “Kickstarter” that will help entrepreneurs and entrepreneur wannabes equip themselves with tools and knowledge to start up their ventures. It’s highly based on hands-on with participants working on their intended business idea.

Learn More
MOSTI

Malaysia Commercialisation Year (MCY) Summit

MCY Summit showcases the latest progress and achievements of commercialisation activities under the programme. The summit host field experts in discussions revolving start-ups, innovation and technology, as well as taking an innovation from a research level to the open market.

Learn More
MOSTI

MOHE Siswapreneur Makerthon Challenge: Smart City, Smart Community

This is to instil, ignite and stimulate creative and innovative minds among HEIs students through hands-on project to work with limited time and resources, and help to encourage resourcefulness, teamwork and innovation among HEIs students that can turn into entrepreneurial opportunities. Moreover it helps to create awareness among HEIs students on future challenges in economic and societal evolution.

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MOHE

Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) Summit 2017

Malaysia’s premier event on angel investing since 2015. A one and a half day event targeted at existing and prospective angel investors, the investing community, entrepreneurship ecosystem players and entrepreneurs to raise awareness of angel investing, to build capacity as well as forge networks across Malaysia, ASEAN and beyond. Summit 2017 will feature as many 12 speakers from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, the UK, Norway, India, and Malaysia.

Registration
MBAN

TENxCLUB

TENxCLUB is a by-qualification and invitation-only exclusive club that offers valuable network and support on an international scale. There are shots at receiving powerful mentorship, to being sponsored to attend meaningful networking events in order to connect with the right people, as well as facilitate greater opportunities to showcase and build useful PR and social capital – all to help you amplify and quantum leap your startup’s results. The first ten highly celebrated members of TENxCLUB will have access to investors, strategic partners and most important, strong base of customers.

Learn More
GEM

Designing the Future for ASEAN Entrepreneurship Roundtable Dialogue

The Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit’s ‘Designing the Future for ASEAN Entrepreneurship Roundtable Dialogue’ will bring together policymakers, investors, entrepreneurs, community builders and key ecosystem players from all 10 ASEAN countries. The roundtable is designed as a platform for the entrepreneurship ecosystem players to connect, learn and collaborate, as well as to align efforts leveraging on resources, knowledge and experience of other countries in the ASEAN region.

Contact Us
MaGIC/CER

Entrepreneurial Higher Education Symposium: Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Higher Education Institutions Towards Industry 4.0

The Symposium “Building Entrepreneurial ecosystem for Higher Education Institution (HEIs)” is to strengthen entrepreneurship development and consolidation programme in HEIs, to benchmark a conducive environment and ecosystem for entrepreneurship development and to enhance the effectiveness of the implementation of entrepreneurship education and development in HEIs.

Contact Us
MOHE

ColussusINNO2017

ColussusINNO2017 is a global competition in search of breakthrough ideas of innovation and disruption in order to rapidly transform and mend the intended gap in any ASEAN country. The competition comes with the prize of USD100,000 and it leads up to GECommunity2017. Submission begins on 21 June 2017 and ends on 31 Oct 2017. Finalists to be at GECommunity2017, Kuala Lumpur on the 5 & 6 December 2017. Placement and building of product in intended ASEAN country from January to June 2018.

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GEM

PPRN Innovation Lab

Facilitated matching sessions between industry & academia for the implementation of demand driven innovation project.

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MOHE

PPRN Awards

Awards to recognize excellence in promoting demand-driven research and innovation for the development of a knowledge friendly ecosystem in Malaysia

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MOHE

MCY Supreme Award

The MCY Supreme Award is an award given to the overall winner. The MCY Supreme Award demonstrates overall excellence and outstanding accomplishments in all the criteria’s of evaluation to demonstrate the core element of commercialisation. The MCY Supreme Award recipient showcases significant and sustained commercial success which incorporates elements such as research, innovation and technological achievements.

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MOSTI

Young Innovators Corner 2.0

Young Innovators Corner 2.0 session objective is to promote STI to youth for wealth creation and ultimately boosting the nation in achieving Vision 2020.

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MOSTI

Future Innovator’s - TN50

Future Innovator’s - TN50 aimed to promote innovative and creative inspiration in commercialisation aspects.

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MOSTI

MCY Video Competition

A short video competition to showcase the best outlook of the events and programmes during the MCY Summit 2017

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MOSTI

330 Exhibitions

This year, the exhibition is conceptualised around the 5 Pillars of Building Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystem - INSPIRE, EDUCATE, FUND, CONNECT & ACCELERATE. The 5 Pillars forms the fundamental principles in building a global ecosystem. They give strength to the foundation of all programmes, and permeate throughout all activities to “Design the Future”. Each Pillar supports the Entrepreneur in reaching their ultimate goal.

GECS

MOSTI Industry Tech Talk

The talk will highlight the technology developed by SIRIM Berhad. Solar Thermal technology that has been developed, can be use and practice in the various related industry nowadays.

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MOSTI

MaGIC Preaccelerator Programme

After 2 weeks of Bootcamp session, startups from the MaGIC Pre-Accelerator Bootcamp will pitch to potential investors and corporate partners on Demo Day. 3 Winners will be selected to receive prizes and support from MaGIC and program partners.

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Masterclass on Entrepreneurship

First Steps in Product Management” by Adrian Pica

Future of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology” by Derin Cag

Beyond 1000 Days” by Oscar Kneppers

INNOVATE OR DIE: The Secrets to Surviving Digital Disruption" by Jan Bartscht

AI: Global networks in next-generation tech industries” by Jim De Wilde

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GECS

eFM

eFM is a resource platform for everything entrepreneurship. It is crafted, created as well as curated for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. The online radio and podcast features everything from captivating stories to business insights and trends aimed to mend the gap in Malaysia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem right down to energising music carefully selected to keep the entrepreneurial motivation flying high. Join the eFM movement to make entrepreneurship accessible to everyone.

GECS

ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards is an exciting series of events throughout Southeast Asia that lauds exemplary talent in the startup community. Organised by New Entrepreneurs Foundation (myNEF) since 2015, Rice Bowl places the spotlight on rising start-ups in the ASEAN countries, with the aim of increasing the region’s visibility as a vibrant startup ecosystem and global hub for innovation.

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GECS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

PROFESSOR W. CHAN KIM Co-director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute

W. Chan Kim is The Boston Consulting Group Bruce D. Henderson Chair Professor of Strategy and International Management at INSEAD, France (one of the world’s top business schools) and Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. Prior to joining INSEAD, he was a professor at the University of Michigan Business School, USA. He has served as a board member as well as an advisor for a number of multinational corporations in Europe, the U.S. and the Asia Pacific region. He is an advisory member for the European Union and serves as an advisor to several countries. He was born in Korea.

Kim is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum. He has published numerous articles on strategy and management which can be found in The Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and others. The Journal of International Management recognizes Kim as one of the world’s most influential academic journal authors in global strategy. He also has published numerous articles in The Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Europe, The New York Times, The Financial Times and The Asian Wall Street Journal, among others.

Kim is the co-author of the global bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy (Harvard Business Review Press) and the just released, indispensable follow-up, BLUE OCEAN SHIFT: Beyond Competing – Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth (Hachette Books, September 2017). BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is a New York Times Bestseller, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, and an International Bestseller. His book Blue Ocean Strategy has sold over 3.6 million copies and is recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written. It is being published in a record-breaking 44 languages and is a bestseller across five continents. Blue Ocean Strategy has won numerous awards including “The Best Business Book of 2005″ Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair. It was also selected as a “Top Ten Business Book of 2005″ by Amazon.com, and as one of the 40 most influential books in the History of the People’s Republic of China (1949-2009) along with Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and Milton Friedman’s Free to Choose. Click here for a list of the major book awards won.

Kim is ranked in the top 3 management gurus in the world in the Thinkers50 listing of the World’s Top Management Gurus. In 2014, Kim, along with his colleague Renée Mauborgne, received the Carl S. Sloane Award for Excellence from the Association of Management Consulting Firms due to the impact their management research has made on the global consulting industry. He also won the 2011 Thinkers50 Strategy Award. Kim was selected for the 2011 Leadership Hall of Fame by Fast Company magazine and was named among the world’s top five best business school professors in 2013 by MBA Rankings.

Kim received the Nobels Colloquia Prize for Leadership on Business and Economic Thinking 2008 and is a winner of the Eldridge Haynes Prize, awarded by the Academy of International Business and the Eldridge Haynes Memorial Trust of Business International, for the best original paper in the field of international business. He is the winner of the Prix DCF 2009 (Prix des Dirigeants Commerciaux de France 2009) in the category of “Stratégie d’entreprise.” L’Expansion also named Kim along with his colleague Renée Mauborgne as “the number one gurus of the future.” The Sunday Times (London) called them “two of Europe’s brightest business thinkers,” and noted, “Kim and Mauborgne provide a sizable challenge to the way managers think about and practice strategy. The Observer called Kim and Mauborgne, “the next big gurus to hit the business world.” Kim and Mauborgne are the top 5 bestselling authors in the world at the Case Centre and the recipients of numerous Case Centre awards including “The Global Top 10 Bestselling Case Writers (2015/2016)”, “All-Time Top 40 Bestselling Cases” in 2014, “Best Overall Case” in 2009 across all disciplines and “Best Case in Strategy” in 2008.

Kim co-founded the Blue Ocean Global Network (BOGN), a global community of practice on the Blue Ocean Strategy family of concepts that they created. BOGN embraces academics, consultants, executives, and government officers.

PROFESSOR RENÉE MAUBORGNE Co-director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute

Renée Mauborgne is The INSEAD Distinguished Fellow and a professor of strategy at INSEAD, one of the world’s top business schools. She is also Co-Director of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. She was born in the United States.

Mauborgne served on President Barack Obama’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the President’s two terms. She is also a Fellow of the World Economic Forum.

Mauborgne has published numerous articles on strategy and management which can be found in The Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and others. She also has published numerous articles in The Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Europe, The New York Times and The Financial Times, among others.

Mauborgne is the co-author of the global bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy (Harvard Business Review Press) and the just released, indispensable follow-up, BLUE OCEAN SHIFT: Beyond Competing – Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth(Hachette Books, September 2017). BLUE OCEAN SHIFT is a New York Times Bestseller, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, and an International Bestseller. Her book Blue Ocean Strategy has sold over 3.6 million copies and is recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written. It is being published in a record-breaking 44 languages and is a bestseller across five continents. Blue Ocean Strategy has won numerous awards including “The Best Business Book of 2005″ Prize at the Frankfurt Book Fair. It was also selected as a “Top Ten Business Book of 2005″ by Amazon.com, and as one of the 40 most influential books in the History of the People’s Republic of China (1949-2009) along with Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and Milton Friedman’s Free to Choose. Click here for a list of the major book awards won.

Mauborgne is ranked in the top 3 management gurus in the world in the Thinkers50 listing of the World’s Top Management Gurus. She is the highest placed woman ever on Thinkers50. In 2014, Mauborgne, along with her colleague W. Chan Kim, received the Carl S. Sloane Award for Excellence from the Association of Management Consulting Firms due to the impact their management research has made on the global consulting industry. She also won the 2011 Thinkers50 Strategy Award. Mauborgne was selected for the 2011 Leadership Hall of Fame by Fast Company magazine and as one of the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors in 2012 by Fortune.com. She was also named among the world’s top five best business school professors in 2013 by MBA Rankings.

Mauborgne received the Nobels Colloquia Prize for Leadership on Business and Economic Thinking 2008 and is the winner of the Eldridge Haynes Prize, awarded by the Academy of International Business and the Eldridge Haynes Memorial Trust of Business International, for the best original paper in the field of international business. She is the winner of the Prix DCF 2009 (Prix des Dirigeants Commerciaux de France 2009) in the category of “Stratégie d’entreprise.” L’Expansion named Mauborgne along with her colleague W. Chan Kim as “the number one gurus of the future.” The Sunday Times (London) called them “two of Europe’s brightest business thinkers,” and noted, “Kim and Mauborgne provide a sizeable challenge to the way managers think about and practice strategy.” The Observer called Kim and Mauborgne, “the next big gurus to hit the business world.” She won the 2007 Asia Brand Leadership Award. Mauborgne and Kim are the top 5 bestselling authors in the world at the Case Centre and the recipients of numerous Case Centre awards including “The Global Top 10 Bestselling Case Writers (2015/2016)”, “All-Time Top 40 Bestselling Cases” in 2014, “Best Overall Case” in 2009 across all disciplines and “Best Case in Strategy” in 2008.

Mauborgne co-founded the Blue Ocean Global Network (BOGN), a global community of practice on the blue ocean strategy family of concepts that they created. BOGN embraces academics, consultants, executives, and government officers.

DR. MICHIO KAKU World Renowned Physicist and Futurist
STEVEN HOFFMAN Chief Executive Officer of Founders Space
FLEUR PELLERIN Founder of Korelya Capital, Developing Artificial Intelligence, Big Data And Machine Learning
ASHRAN DATO’ GHAZI Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC)
SOPHIE HACKFORD Futurist and Researcher
DR. JULIAN HOSP Co-founder & President at TenX
BOYD COHEN Deputy Director of Research at EADA Business School Barcelona
ARVIND GUPTA Head & Co-Founder,
DigitalIndia Foundation
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2017 GEC LABS

GEC Labs are at the core of GECommunity Summit 2017 where a selected group of industry and corporate players, ecosystem influencers, policy makers and entrepreneurs from around the world will be invited to join in-depth discussions on key topics for 15 focus areas.

artificial intelligence & machine learning
e-commerce & retail
fashion & beauty
food & beverage
hardware & iot
health & biotech
media, gaming & entertainment
mobility & transportation
security & it
virtual & augmented reality
social innovation
education
fintech & payment
creative
smart cities

artificial intelligence & machine learning

Beyond the buzzword, what will be the impact of AI on industries at both innovation and employment levels? How does AI change the way we work, consume, interact with each other?

e-commerce & retail

E-commerce has already forced the mutation of the retail industry. Where is the next frontier for customer relationship, supply chain management when innovations such as AI, bots, AR/VR are becoming mainstream?

fashion & beauty

How can cutting-edge technologies such as blockchain help solve supply chain and sustainability challenges? How can Fashion & Beauty industries reinvent the customer experience?

food & beverage

What innovations can new technologies bring to the F&B sector: create the future of consumer relationship, design a sustainable farm-to-fork eco-system?

hardware & iot

How will Industry 4.0 impact the factories of the future? For instance, what will the Energy, Manufacturing, Logistics sectors look like in the future? What is the future of 3D printing?

health & biotech

How does technology redefine the paradigm for the future of health and biotech from digital health to cybernetics to stem cells? How far can innovation push the limits of the human body?

media, gaming & entertainment

How is technology changing the landscape of these three sectors? How does AR, VR and gamification redefine the way we consume media and entertainment?

mobility and transportation

What initiatives are necessary to democratize Electric Vehicles? How will the sharing economy model combined with autonomous transportation shape the future of business for Mobility & Transportation players?

security & it

As global cyber-crime rises, how to ensure the safety of our digital society and the security of hyper-connected industries?

virtual reality & augmented reality

What initiatives are needed to unleash the full potential AR/ VR into our businesses and our daily lives?

education

How to transform the foundations of education to create a School equipped for the Future Economy?

social innovation

How can pioneers and innovators leverage cutting-edge technology to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and bring Humanity to the next stage of inclusivity?

fintech & payment

To which extent do new innovations increase the scope and impact of fintech solutions? For instance, how will blockchain and AI change the face of the Financial sector? How far are we to becoming a truly cashless society?

creative

What initiatives are pushing the adoption and usage of innovations among creative industries? On a broader level, how can creative technologies play a key role in fueling industrial innovation?

smart cities

As more technology is built into our homes and cities, how to ensure that initiatives on smart living, smart urban planning and smart city governance are seamlessly integrated?

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