CONFERENCE
AGENDA


  • MAIN STAGEDAY 1
  • MAIN STAGEDAY 2
  • FINTECH STAGEDAY 1
  • MARKETING STAGEDAY 1
  • DESIGN STAGEDAY 2
  • DEVELOPER STAGEDAY 2
09:00 – 09:55

Registration and Networking

09:55 – 10:00

Welcome Address (JP/日)

Shintaro Hari
Head of Japan, Tech in Asia

Welcome to Day 1 of TIA Tokyo 2016!

10:00 – 10:45

Mercari: How Japan’s Only Unicorn is Taking on the World(JP/日)

Shintaro Yamada
CEO, Mercari

Interviewer:

David Corbin
Director of Content Strategy, Tech in Asia
10:45 – 11:00

500 Japan: Unlocking The Black Box of Japanese Startups (EN/英)

James Riney
Head of 500 Startups Japan
11:00 – 11.30

Southeast Asia: Beyond Series A (EN/英)

Stefan Jung
Managing Director, Venturra Capital
Vishal Harnal
Venture Partner, 500 Startups
Hanno Stegmann
CEO, Rocket Internet APAC

Interviewer:

Vinnie Lauria
Managing Director, Golden Gate Ventures
11.30 – 12.00

How to Build (and Keep) a Profitable Company (JP/日)

Akiko Naka
CEO, Wantedly

Interviewer:

Nivedita Bhattacharjee
India Editor, Tech in Asia
12:00 – 13:30

Lunch and Networking

13:30 – 14:00

India ❤️ Japan: What India’s Tech Ecosystem Means for Japan (EN/英)

Pankaj Jain
Partner, 500 Startups
Sid Talwar
Partner, Lightbox

Interviewer:

Peter Rothenberg
Japan Editor, Tech in Asia
14:00 – 14:30

Startup Analysis: Office Hours with Tomoko Namba (JP/日)

Tomoko Namba
Founder and Chairwoman of the Board, DeNA
Maiko Kojima
CEO, Hecto
Hikaru Tomura
CEO, Hack JPN
14:30 – 15:00

The Innovator’s Dilemma: How Investors Must Bet Against the Present to Win the Future (EN/英)

Dave McClure
Founding Partner of 500 Startups
Steve Leonard
Chief Executive Officer, SG-Innovate
Allison Baum
Managing Partner, Fresco Capital

Interviewer:

Hiro Maeda
Partner, Beenext
15:00 – 15:30

Networking Break

15:30 – 16:00

Carousell and the evolution of online classifieds in APAC (EN/英)

Siu Rui Quek
Co-Founder & CEO, Carousell

Interviewer:

David Corbin
Director of Content Strategy, Tech in Asia
16:00 – 16:30

Content, Ecommerce, and Payments: How Garena Became a $3.75 Billion Startup in Southeast Asia (EN/英)

Nick Nash
Group President, Garena

Interviewer:

Shinji Asada
Japan Head, Salesforce Ventures
16:30 – 16:45

VJapan Venture in 2020 (JP/日)

Yoshiaki Ishii
Director for New Business Policy Office at Ministry Of Economy, Trade, and Industry
16:45 – 17:30

DATANOMICS: How the Intelligence Revolution is Changing Society and Economics (JP/日)

Katsuaki Sato
CEO, Metaps
09:00 – 09:55

Registration and Networking

09:55 – 10:00

Welcome Address

Shintaro Hari
Head of Japan, Tech in Asia

Welcome to Day 2 of TIA Tokyo 2016!

10:00 – 10:45

Executive Decision: IPOs, Acquisitions, and Setting the Global Standard (EN/英)

Jeff Jordan
General Partner, Andreessen / Horowitz

Interviewer:

Shinichi Takamiya
Chief Strategy Officer, Globis Capital
10:45 – 11:00

The State of the App Economy: Market Developments & Forecast (EN/英)

Al Campa
Chief Marketing Officer, App Annie
11:00 – 11:15

IPO Opportunities for Startups in Tokyo Market (EN/英)

Yasuyuki Konuma
Senior Executive Officer, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.
11:15 – 11:45

freee from Legacy: How Daisuke Sasaki is Changing How Japan (and You) do Business (JP/日)

Daisuke Sasaki
CEO, freee

Interviewer:

Masaru Ikeda
co-founder, The Bridge
11:45 – 12:15

From Consultant to Youtuber: Chika Yoshida’s Bilingirl (JP/日)

Chika Yoshida
Bilingirl

Interviewer:

David Corbin
Director of Content Strategy, Tech in Asia
12:15 – 13:00

Lunch and Networking

13:00 – 13:30

How Transferwise is liberating consumers and disrupting banks (EN/英)

Taavet Hinrikus
CEO, Transferwise

Interviewer:

Nao Kitazawa
COO, Money Design
13:30 – 13:45

The State of Fintech in Japan (EN/英)

Natalie Fleming
Representative Director, Payoneer Japan
13:45 – 14:15

Fireside Chat with Toru Nishikawa (JP/日)

Toru Nishikawa
CEO, Preferred Networks

Interviewer:

Peter Rothenberg
Japan Editor, Tech in Asia
14:15 – 14:45

How Inbound Powered HubSpot’s Journey from Startup to Scaleup and Brought it to Asia. (EN/英)

Brian Halligan
CEO, HubSpot

Interviewer:

David Corbin
Director of Content Strategy, Tech in Asia
14:45 – 15:30

Inside 500 Startups (EN/英)

Dave McClure
Founding Partner, 500 Startups
James Riney
Head of 500 Startups Japan
Vishal Harnal
Venture Partner, 500 Startups
Pankaj Jain
Partner, 500 Startups

Interviewer:

Swimmy Minami
CEO, BizReach
15:30 – 16:00

Break and Networking

16:00 – 17:30

Arena Startup Pitch Battle (EN/JP)

Watch seven hand-picked startups battle it out on stage.

17:30 – 17:45

Announcing Arena winners + Ending remarks (EN/JP)

Find out who will be crowned Arena Champion, and see you next year at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2017!

10:30 – 11:00

How fintech startups should work with corporates in Japan (JP/日)

Paul Chapman
CEO, Moneytree
Tatsuto Fujii
Chief Organizor, Leader of MUFG Fintech Accelerator
Mitsuhiko Ogihara
CEO, SPIKE
11:00 – 11:30

How to pitch and judge fintech startups (EN/英)

Emre Yuasa
Principal, Globis Capital
Marvin Liao
Partner, 500 Startups
11:30 – 12:00

How to onboard your customers and keep them (JP/日)

Shintaro Honda
Customer Service Director, 8 Securities
Daisuke Okada
Sales Director, Paidy
Akihiro Ichimura
Director, ZUU
13:30 – 15:00

Fintech Pitch Battle (EN/英)

Tatsuto Fujii
Chief Organizer, MUFG Fintech Accelerator (JP/日)
Emre Yuasa
Principal, Globis Capital
Marvin Liao
Partner, 500 Startups
10:30 – 11:00

How to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time (JP/日)

Shohei Toguri
Senior Marketing Manager, Hubspot
11:00 – 11:30

Emotion AI: How an MIT Startup is Changing Advertising (EN/英)

Rana el Kaliouby
CEO, Affectiva

Interviewer:

Anis Uzzaman
Founding Partner, Fenox Venture Capital
11:30 – 12:00

How to Build and Market a Better App Business

Takahiro Haneda
APAC Marketing Director, App Annie (JP/日)
13:30 – 14:15

Social Management Initiative – Business School by Sprinklr (JP/日)

Taito Sakurai
Research Manager, Marketing Insight and Analytics, Twitter
Yutaro Hayashi
Manager, Corporate Business Group, LINE

Interviewer:

Hajime Nomura
Sales Manager, Sprinklr Japan
14:15 – 14:45

The Present and Future of Video Marketing: How to Expand Your Impact (JP/日)

Yusuke Horie
CEO, Dely
14:45 – 15:15

How to adapt marketing strategies for international expansion (JP/日)

Koichi Yamamoto
Head of Community Design Center, Dentsu
Brandon Hill
CEO, btrax
Matthew Romaine
CEO, Gengo

Interviewer:

Tim Romero
Founder, Distrupting Japan
11:00 – 11:30

Build and Scale Hardware Startups to Dominance (EN/英)

Jerry Yang
General Partner and Hardware Lead Hardware Club
11:30 – 12:00

Design Strategy Every Executive Should Know (JP/日)

Satoshi Shimmyo
UI Designer, Coconala
Tomo Tsubota
Experience Designer Director, BCG Digital Ventures
13:30 – 14:00

How to Make LINE Stamps People Love (JP/日)

Naotomo Watanabe
LINE Stamp Team Manager
14:00 – 14:30

The Importance of Experiential Design from the Producer of the PS4’s UI (JP/日)

Michinari Kohno
CEO, Neoma Design
14:30 – 15:00

How to design and launch a multi-device website in one day (EN/英)

Natalia Davydova
Creative Director, Gaiax
10:30 – 11:00

VR on the Web: Write HTML and physically walk in your creations (EN/英)

Chris Van Wiemeersch
VR Web Developer, Mozilla
Casey Yee
VR Web Developer, Mozilla
11:00 – 11:30

How to Make Your Dev Team Communicate Better and Ship Faster (JP/日)

Jun Fujita
Japan Manager, GitHub
11:30 – 12:00

How to Build an Internet for Robots (EN/英)

Gajamohan Mohanarajah
CEO, Rapyuta Robotics
13:30 – 14:00

Developer Talk with Mercari(JP/日)

Yuki Hamada
Director, Mercari

Interviewer:

Brandon Hill
CEO, btrax
14:00 – 14:30

How to Compete with Giants and Build a VR Hardware Startup (JP/日)

Yuka Kojima
CEO, Fove
14:30 – 15:00

Helpchat – How We Built India’s Biggest All-in-One App (EN/英)

Ankur Singla
CEO, Helpchat