HVIET 2016 PANELS
Vietnam and the World
Bui Van is an economics expert and Editor-in-Chief at FBNC, a media content company which operates FBNC television channel - Vietnam's first and only channel specializing in Finance and business news.
NguyEn Lan Anh
Ms. Nguyễn Lan Anh is the Editor of the Vietnamese branch of the Forbes Magazine. Having written for Forbes Asia since 2007, She is a veteran journalist and media trailblazer in Business, start-ups, and Economics in Asia. She also earned a Fulbright scholarship for a Master’s degree at Boston University.
Nguyen Quang Thach
Nguyen Quang Thach has been for the past two decades collecting books to build libraries all around the Vietnamese countryside, in order to build a culture of reading in rural Vietnam and nurture learning among students with less access to opportunities. He is credited with having creating a movement to build libraries and bookshelves in rural areas around the country. Mr. Nguyen was recently named in Forbes Vietnam's first Top 30 Under 30 list.
Education in VietnaM | Start-ups & Entrepreneurship
Country Director at EF Education First. She received her B.A. at Smith College, and completed her MBA at Harvard Business School.
Bùi Trân Phuong
President of Hoa Sen University. Having been the President of Hoa Sen University since 1996, Ms. Bui has dedicated her career to building Hoa Sen University into the renowned university it is currently, particularly through education reform.
Le Hong Minh
The CEO and co-founder of VNG. VNG is one of the largest Internet companies in Vietnam. VNG began as Vinagame back in 2004. But today the company does more than just games. It positions itself as an internet company owning online properties ranging from media to social networking.
Do Thi Thuy Hang
CEO of iVuVu Travel Agency. The company operates iVuVu.com, an online hotel and travel booking website. Ms. Do is a graduate of the Harvard School of Business and has formerly worked at leading global finance institutions, such as the Lehman Brothers and Barclay Capital.
Arts and Communication
Do Huu Chi
Founder and Program Director of Toa Tau Creative Learning Hub. He is a Vietnamese comic artist/illustrator. Since 2006 he has been working for several major publishers and magazines in Vietnam. In 2011 he was granted the Fulbright scholarship to study in the U.S. After finishing his MFA in Sequential Art at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Chi came back to Viet Nam to start his own project "Drawing for Storyteller". Chi is living and working in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Duong Trong Hue
Lecturer at RMIT International University Vietnam. Upon his graduation from college in 1998, he spent working in UN and NGOs projects in Vietnam, and helped build up various community-based projects some of which are still active and thriving today, including Project RENEW, MAG resettlement, SODI, Peacetrees Vietnam... In 2009, he started my teaching career at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technologies in the Communication Degree program. Since 2014, he has served as a management board member at the NTV company in HCMC.
Ta Minh Trai
With over 10 years of experience in the designing field, he had hold many positions in many tippy top design and development companies, not only domestic but also international ones.Once being the Creativity Director when he had been working for such enormous clients like Toyota, Techcombank, BongMilk, Venus Communication, etc. One of his best achievements was attending to those branding advertising campaigns for Techcombank, bringing it to the top best Viet Nam bank in 2010 and 2011. Bio from: http://bootcamp.vye.vn/ta-minh-trai/