A serial entrepreneur and an early stage investor, Danny serves as an Entrepreneurship Expert at the Said Business School and Fellow at the Ecole des Ponts Business School in Paris. He is an advisor and judge to several technology start-ups and accelerators including Microsoft Accelerator, and LBS Launchpad. He has helped more than 20 start-ups grow from early stage to scaling companies.
Based in Singapore, Takaaki has 18+ years of experience in the IT industry. His strong background is proven by his successful contribution to Baidu, Hatena and DeNA. He has published more than 20 books written in Japanese and translated several books for software developers, some of which became top sellers, such as “Web API: The Good Parts”.
From Tokyo, Hajime Hotta is a serial entrepreneur who's had several successful ventures in Japan. He invented and led the core product at Cirius Technologies, which was acquired by Yahoo Japan, and also led the series A funding at Naked Tech, which was sold to Mixi Japan. He has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and a strong background in AI and AI-web application.