SPEAKERS

MASHIRU RAHMAN

Mashiur Rahman is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the Economic Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina.

EVENT MODERATOR - Richard Quest

Richard Austin Quest is an English journalist and a CNN International Anchor. He is also CNN Business Editor at Large, based in New York City.
He anchors Quest Means Business, the five-times-weekly business program and fronts the CNN shows Business Traveller", The Express and Quest's World of Wonder.



SPEAKER - Jack Ma
Jack Ma is a Chinese business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a multinational technology conglomerate. Ma is a strong proponent of an open and market-driven economy.



SPEAKER - Mark Elliot Zuckerberg
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding Facebook, Inc. and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder. He also is a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as one of its board members.



SPEAKER - Emily Weiss
Emily Weiss is the Founder and CEO of the cosmetics company Glossier and the blog Into the Gloss. In 2019, she was included in Time magazine's "Next 100."




SPEAKER - Param Singh
Param Singh MBE is a British business and technology executive, philanthropist and reality television personality and has worked for various companies including the Ford Motor Company, Rolls-Royce, Sainsbury's and Accenture. He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2019 New Years Honours.




SPEAKER - Kelsey Ramsden
Kelsey Ramsden is a Canadian entrepreneur. Ramsden was dubbed Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur and is recognized for building multiple, multimillion-dollar businesses both offline and online. She has founded and run different businesses ranging from construction to children’s toys, such as SparkPlay.



SPEAKER - Folorunso Alakija
Folorunso Alakija is a Nigerian billionaire businesswoman. She is involved in the fashion, oil, real estate and printing industries. She is the group managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group which consists of The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited, Digital Reality Prints Limited and the executive vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited.



SPEAKER - Elle Kaplan
Elle Kaplan is an American entrepreneur. Kaplan is the Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of LexION Capital, a New York-based fiduciary wealth management firm. Kaplan received her B.S. from the University of Michigan in English and Chemistry, and her Executive MBA in Finance from Columbia University.



SPEAKER - Eike Fuhrken
Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva is a Brazilian-German serial entrepreneur who made and lost a fortune in mining and oil and gas industries. He engaged in a quest to promote Brazil's infrastructure with large-scale projects, such as the Porto do Açu, which eventually bankrupted his companies.