Half Day Tour
Incheon, South Korea
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Welcome & Opening Remarks
- Nicola Villa
- Senior Director, Public Sector Practice, Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco
Nicola Villa is a senior director working in Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG). Nicola is the Global Director of the Connected Urban Development program. The program is part of the commitment Cisco provided to the Clinton Global Initiative, and it is aimed at developing innovative ICT & Broadband solutions in large metropolitan areas to stimulate CO2 emissions reductions.
Prior to this, Nicola worked as Head of Local Government and Broadband within Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group, being in charge of activities across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Nicola was previously responsible for the group's activities in South Europe (France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland and Austria).
Nicola has a strong focus on Innovation policy and is collaborating with central government agencies, often at Cabinet level, in supporting the creation of national Innovation & ICT strategies, as well as national Broadband strategies. He also supported a number of municipal governments across the world that are launching innovative broadband government programs.
Mr. Villa Joined Cisco in 1996. Nicola's experience at Cisco includes a position as Internet Commerce Manager, leading the team responsible for Cisco's e-commerce strategy and solutions implementations in Europe, Middle East and Africa
Nicola's experience prior to Cisco includes Sales Marketing Management positions at Procter & Gamble.
Mr. Villa is an Italian national who has been living in the UK and in the Netherlands for several years. He studied Business Economics at the Universita' Cattolica in Milan and at the Brighton University in the UK. He wrote his thesis on Industrial Economics, analyzing the effects of Technical standardization policies on the Internet and on the GSM telephony markets
- Shubhra Sinha
- Managing Director Marketing Globalisation Cisco Globalisation East
Shubhra Sinha is the Managing Director, Marketing Globalization East, providing global marketing support to regional/local teams as part of
Cisco's Globalization team. Shubhra is responsible for bringing strategic value, enhancing marketing execution and building linkages
across key marketing initiatives for emerging markets, Cisco's various functions and Business Units. She also supports mission critical
local marketing, government affairs and sales teams to maximize Cisco's corporate synergies and solve key issues.
Shubhra provides leadership to streamline global CMO functions which can be performed in India and emerging markets around the world.
An IT industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, she lead global Product Marketing and Services organizations in companies like HP, Mercury Interactive, Deloitte Consulting and many start-ups. At HP, she led the world-wide Services Oriented Architecture solution's product marketing organization. She built Mercury's presence in the IT Service Management space from being a non-player to a significant provider in less than a year and helped drive Mercury's ITIL solution sales from zero to $40 million in 1 year.
Shubhra recently moved to India after 15 successful years with leading organizations in the US. She is a certified professional in a number of SAP modules and IT Service Management. Shubhra has an MBA in International Marketing and a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Lucknow University.
- Christopher Khang
- President, Asia Operations, Cisco
Christopher Khang is the President of Cisco's Asia Operations, which comprises Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Based in Singapore, Mr. Khang reports to Mr. Owen Chan, President of Asia Pacific.
Prior to this role, Mr. Khang was Vice President of North Asia Operations, overseeing operations in Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines and Indochina. He also served previously in the capacity of Vice President of Sales Operations for Cisco Systems in Asia Pacific. He was responsible for Cisco's Asia Pacific Technology and Business Solutions groups as well as the company's marketing activities in the region. In addition, he led Cisco's training and inside sales efforts in Asia Pacific.
Before joining Cisco, Mr. Khang was General Manager, Enterprise Systems Group for Hewlett-Packard in Korea. Prior to HP's merger with Compaq, Mr. Khang was Compaq's Managing Director of Korean Operations and, before that, he served with Tandem Computers as Regional Managing Director for East Asia Operations based in Hong Kong. Mr. Khang started his career in the information technology industry with IBM in 1984.
Mr. Khang holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Seoul National University and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T. in the United States.
- Sang Su Ahn
- Mayor of Incheon, korea
Graduated from Seoul National University with a B.A.in physical education in 1975
Graduated from the Graduate School of Business Administration, Seoul National University with an M.A. in 1985
Graduated from the College of Business, Troy State University with an M.A in USA
Served as auditor of Tong Yang Investment Bank in 1984
Served as president of mediation office of Tong Yang Group in 1995
Elected as Lawmaker, 15th National Assembly in 1999
Serving as Mayor of Incheon from July 1, 2002
Keynote I: "An Urban Services Platform for Smart+Connected Communities"
- Wim Elfrink
- Executive Vice President, Cisco Services & Chief Globalisation Officer
Wim Elfrink has dual roles and organizations at Cisco.
As Chief Globalisation Officer (CGO), Elfrink is leading the next stage of the Cisco globalisation strategy, and as Executive Vice President, Cisco Services, he is responsible for Cisco Services worldwide. In his functions, Elfrink
- reports directly to Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers
- is a member of the Cisco Board of Directors
- is an officer of the company
- is one of Cisco's top 5 executives worldwide
The Cisco globalisation strategy represents a shift from a geographical focus to a business management focus on skill sets and talents. Cisco will continue to have a centralized strategy and decentralized implementation of this strategy, which is critical to remaining successful in a competitive, global marketplace. This approach touches nearly every facet of the company's operations and creates a new way to deliver information, products, and services.
As Chief Globalisation Officer, Elfrink leads Cisco efforts to become a truly global entity. Using innovative business models, he's in the process to globalise many business functions. As Cisco continues to globalise, it will begin to remove the geographic barriers between people and businesses through the use of enabling technologies such as Cisco TelePresence, which allows Cisco to transcend physical presence and reach more customers when and where those customers want.
Elfrink is also Executive Vice President, Cisco Services, a $7B division of Cisco which will be the first function to become fully globalised. The Services organization includes three businesses - Technical Support Services, Remote Operations Services, and Advanced Services - which form Cisco Services. At the heart of Elfrink's services strategy, the customer is still the focus : customers' needs continue to evolve toward requiring additional, targeted support services, delivered through specialized experts, leading practices, and tools. Elfrink also chairs the Service Provider Council, overseeing Cisco's worldwide SP strategy. Additionally, he chairs the Emerging Countries Council, overseeing Cisco's strategy in emerging countries worldwide.
Elfrink joined Cisco in 1997, and under his leadership Cisco Services has been and will continue to be dedicated to accelerating customer success with Cisco network technology and applications. Cisco Services has created and now delivers award-winning customer support. Elfrink relocated to Bangalore, India in January 2007.
Keynote II: "Tomorrow's Smart and Connected Living Today"
- Jane Prentice
- Councilor, Brisbane, Australia
Councillor Jane Prentice’s portfolio of Public and Active Transport & Economic Development encompasses some of the key deliverables of Lord Mayor Campbell Newman’s second term. It includes the procurement of 500 new buses and 6 new CityCat ferries to cater for patronage growth in Public Transport as well as delivering AUS$100m in bicycle infrastructure to promote sustainable travel alternatives. In addition to this, Cr Prentice oversees Council’s efforts to attract visitors and investment to Brisbane, the heart of the fastest growing region in Australia.
Cr Prentice previously owned and operated a successful conference and event management business, which handled some of Brisbane’s largest conventions and events. Jane served for many years as a Director of Brisbane Tourism. Jane is currently a member of the Queensland Executive of ATUG (Australian Telecommunications Users Group) and a member of the Australian Institute of Management. Jane is also a Queensland Board Member with the Australian Red Cross and is a passionate member of many community groups.
Breakout I for Government Officials: "City Governance Models for a Low Carbon Economy"
- Byun Ju Young (Michael)
- IFEZ Director - U-city planning
Michael Byun has worked in Public Administration since 1997, formerly with Incheon Metropolitan City and now with Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ). Michael has a Bachelor in Economics, a Masters of Economic Policy, a Master of Economic Policy from KDI(Korea Development Institute) and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science Global Application from Michigan State University (U.S.A).
Since 2007 Michael has been the Director of u-City Business Division at IFEZ. Michael is responsible for three u-Cities, Songdo, Yeongjong, and Cheongla Development Planning, u-City Integrated Operation Center, u-City Infrastructure, u-Business Cluster and u-IT Cluster Development.
- Sang Jin Lee
- Director, Ministry of Knowledge Economy
- Born in 1962.
- Holding Ph.D. in Public Administration, Ohio State University, U.S.A.
- Master Degree in Public Administration, Seoul National University, Korea
- BA in Business Administration, Korea University, Korea
- Director, Software Promotion Division, MKE (2009. 2. - Present)
- Assistant Secretary to the President for Broadcasting and Communications, Office of the President (2008.3 ~ 2009.2)
- Director, Information Strategy and Planning Division, MIC(Ministry of Information and Communications) (2007.2 ~ 2008.2)
- Wang Jiguang
- Deputy Director, General of Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission
Wang Jiguang, male, Han nationality, whose hometown is WeiXian County of Hebei Province, was born in March 1964. He is a PhD in Economics and a research fellow and member of China Democratic National Construction Association. He started his career in February 1978 and is now deputy director of Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission, member of the standing committee of Chongqing Branch of China Democratic National Construction Association, and chairman of Chongqing International Economic and Technical Cooperation and Promotion Association.
1978.02-1979.09 Cartographer of the Seismological Office of Weixian County, Hebei Province
1979.09-1983.07 Training in Business and Economics Department of Hebei Institute of Finance and Trade, majoring in Enterprise Management
1983.07-1984.09 Statistician of Hebei Statistics Bureau
1984.09-1987.07 Post graduate student of China Academy of Social Science
1987.07-1993.08 Assistant research fellow of the Institute of Finance and Trade, China Academy of Social Science (during which period: 1987.09-1988.07 received training in UCLA English Language Training Center of China Academy of Social Science
1993.09-1996.07 PhD candidate of the Graduate School of China Academy of Social Science
1996.07-1998.09 Associate research fellow of the Institute of Finance and Trade of China Academy of Social Science (during which period: 1997.07-1998.09 assistant to the director of Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission (temporary post))
1998.10-present Deputy director of Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission (during which period: 2003.07-2004.12 deputy director of Department of Foreign Economic Cooperation of Ministry of Commerce (temporary post))
Responsibilities of Wang Jiguang
As deputy director of Chongqing Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Commission, Mr. Wang Jiguang is responsible for Policy and Regulations Division, WTO Division, Foreign Economic Cooperation Division and Chongqing Center for WTO Affairs.
Qian Zhaoguang and Wang Jiguang will form a working team with responsibilities for import and export business and foreign economic relations as role A and role B.
- Chang Ha Lee
- Member of National Green Growth Forum, Professor of Yonsei University.
1988 - 1993 University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. in Department of Chemical Engineering, 1993.
1980 - 1986 Yonsei University
M.S. in Department of Chemical Engineering, 1986.
B.S. in Department of Chemical Engineering, 1984.
- WORK EXPERIENCE
1994 - present Yonsei University
2006 - 2009 Associate Dean for International Affair, College of Engineering
2007 - 2007 Committee member of Education and Research Planning for Yonsei Songdo New Campus
2003 - 2004 Vice Director, Yonsei Engineering Research Complex
2002 - present Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
1999 - 2001 Head of Department of Chemical and Engineering
1997 - 2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
1994 - 1997 Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
1993 - 1994 Merck & Co., Inc., USA
Post Doctoral Fellow, Safety and Technology Operations Division
2006 - Present Director of Project Program for SMB processes for energy saving
(budget: 7 million USD/5-yr, Research group: 5 Universities, 5 Companies, 2 National Research Institutes)
Technology Transfer to Industry
2007 Non-corrosive continuous SCWO process
2005 PVSA Process of High Purity Oxygen Generation for Oxy-fuel Combustion
2001 Energy-Saving Adsorption Dryer
National-wide committee activity
2007 - 2007 Evaluation Committee Member of National Science & Technology Program
2006 - 2007 Evaluation Committee Member of Korean Research Council of Public Science & Technology
2005 - 2005 Committee Member of 10-year Plan for National Energy R&DD, Kemco
International academic activity
2004 - Present Member of the Director Board, International Adsorption Society
2000 - 2003 Organizing Chairman, The 3rd Pacific Basin Conference on Adsorption Science and Technology
2001, 2004, 2007 Scientific Committee, International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption, International Adsorption Associate (USA, Japan, France)
1999, 2006, 2009 International Advisory Committee & Organizing Committee, The Pacific Basin Conference on Adsorption Science and Technology (Australia, China, Singapore)
2003 International Advisory Committee, International Symposium on Natural Resources Processing-Science and Technology (ISNRP), China
2003 Program Committee, The 4th International Conference on Separation Science and Technology, China.
Domestic academic activity
2006 - Present Member of Director Board, Korean Society for New and Renewable Energy
2003 - Present Member of Director Board and Editorial Board (Carbon Letters), Korean Carbon Society
2003 - Present Member of Director Board and Editorial Board, the Korean Institute of Gas
2004 - 2006 Member of Director Board, Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
2003 - 2007 Editorial Board, Korean J. Chem. Eng., The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
2002 - 2003 Editorial Board of J. of Ind. Eng. Chem., Korean Institute of Industrial Chemistry
- Domestic Journal Publication: 55 papers
- Conference Presentation Paper: international 105, domestic 237
- Patent: domestic 14 (5 pending), international 2 (1 pending)
- Book: Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (Korean, Chang-Ha Lee and 8 authors), Chung Mun Gak, 2008.
Adsorption Science and Technology (English), Editor Chang-Ha Lee, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2003
Breakout II for City Developers: "21st Century Smart+Connected Cities"
- Thierry Martens
- Vice President Advanced Services, Cisco
As Vice President of Advanced Services, Thierry Martens leads a team of experienced subject matter experts and consultants who define and implement network and network-related customer solutions to enable business success across the Emerging Markets.
Since September 2007, Thierry Martens is based in Bangalore, India, where he is a pioneer in Cisco’s Globalization Centre East. The Cisco globalization strategy represents a shift in business management from a focus on geography to a focus on skill sets and talents. The implementation of this strategy, which is critical to remaining successful in a competitive, global marketplace, will be decentralized. This approach touches nearly every facet of the company’s operations and creates a new way to deliver information, products, and services.
In this context Thierry Martens is especially focused on a number of large and complex megaprojects in Emerging Countries. These projects focus on how technology can be leveraged as a competitive advantage, and blends a top down Country Transformation approach with major Real Estate and IP NGN infrastructure projects.
Thierry Martens joined Cisco in 1993, and prior to his current assignment he was based in Brussels, Belgium, where he held a variety of technical and management roles, including Vice President Advanced Services EMEA, and Director of the Cisco’s EMEA Technical Assistance Centre (TAC).
Thierry Martens hold a ?Master’s Degree in Electronics. He was also the first Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer (CCIE) in Europe.
- Sandy Diehl
- Vice President, Integrated Building Systems, United Technologies Corporation
Sandy is responsible for enhancing our delivery of integrated cross-business unit solutions and expanding senior level relationships with global customers. Sandy also works closely with UTC Commercial business unit leadership to establish product and marketing strategies that deliver high performance and energy efficient building system solutions while making it easier for customers to obtain integrated commercial and technical solutions.
Sandy brings over 30 years of extensive cross-functional leadership experience to this new role. He joined Otis in September 1986. Over a series of progressively expanding roles, Sandy quickly developed global, multi-functional expertise in marketing, general management and product strategy and planning. Most recently, as Otis's Senior Vice President, Strategy, Business Development & Communications, Sandy provided global management direction related to the design, sourcing, marketing and sales of Otis products and services. During the last 10 years, Sandy has been a key member of the Otis senior leadership team and has built a strong network in the global building and construction community.
Sandy holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard University. He is also the Chairman of the American Architectural Foundation in Washington, D.C.
- Dan Hill
- Director, ARUP
Dan Hill is a designer and urbanist. He's been working at the forefront of innovative information and communication technologies (ICT) since the early '90s and is responsible for shaping many innovative, popular and critically acclaimed products and services.
As Head of Interactive Technology & Design at the BBC in London, he was in charge of design across their award-winning websites as well as conducting significant strategic work. He co-founded the global media product Monocle, and organises the acclaimed architecture and urbanism conference Postopolis, running in New York and Los Angeles so far. He also writes City of Sound, generally thought of as one of the leading architecture and urbanism websites, as well as regularly writing for architecture and design press worldwide.
Dan has experience of product development and management in design, software and innovation, applied to sectors ranging from media and music to city government and academia. This is combined with a background of research and practice in urban regeneration through cultural industries and urban informatics. Dan is a regular speaker at conferences and events, and has strong links with academic research units around the world.
For Arup, Dan is helping clients explore the possibilities of ICT from a creative, design-led perspective, re-thinking how information changes streets and cities, neighbourhoods and organisations, mobility and work, play and public space. He works on major urban development projects worldwide, as well as for a variety of clients in Australia, ranging from the cultural sector to transportation infrastructure. He is research leader for the Sydney office, as well as being a member of Arup's global Foresight + Innovation team. Dan is also a member of the invitation-only International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which selects nominees and winners for the Webby Awards, the leading honour for websites, and was included in the inaugural list of Sydney's 'Creative Catalysts' for the Vivid Sydney arts festival 2009.
- J.D. Stanley III
- Public Sector CTO Internet Business Solutions Group Cisco
Mr. Stanley has over 19 years of experience in the ICT industry. Mr. Stanley is in Cisco’s
Internet Business Solutions Group, an process and technology innovation organization, and his
role is Public Sector Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Stanley while at Cisco for over 10 years he
has provided management consulting, executive strategy, and transformation services to public
and private sector organizations. Sector experience includes Sustainability, Climate Change,
Urban Development, Transportation, Education, Defense, Safety & Security, Oil/Gas, and G200
Manufacturing. Currently heavily involved with www.connectedurbandevelopment.org &
Mr. Stanley’s responsibilities include strategies and disruptive innovations associated with key programs: Connected Urban Development, Global Climate Change, Global System Integrators, Smart Grid & Energy Service Providers, Defense and Security, and 21st Century Workforce
Mr. Stanley’s expertise includes urbanization, climate change, public/private/citizen partnerships, global transportation; large scale products/platforms (air, ground, sea, space); logistics/supply chain management and sustainment/MRO; life cycle program management; market/economic shaping/creating innovation models for private and public sectors; customer/citizen centric operations; system of systems engineering and service oriented architectures. Specific Defense and Security experiences include Network Centric Operation/Warfare; C4ISR, Government Mission Accelerators/Execution; Network Centric Logistics; Large Scale Program Management. Specific Sustainability experiences with climate change, urbanization, intelligent/smart transportation, smart grid and energy communities, and connected real estate.
In addition to 10 years with Cisco, Mr. Stanley has worked for FTP Software and Lotus. His background includes product line management and operations management. His technical experiences include over 17 years of IP Networking and Communications, along with Intelligent Agents, Swarming, Embedded Systems, IPv6, Mobility, and Systems Strategies.
Mr. Stanley is a graduate of Babson College where he earned a M.B.A Entrepreneurship, also a graduate of University of Massachusetts where he earned a B.B.A.
Plenary Session: "Connecting Cities for Economic Development"
- Martin Stewart-Weeks
- Director, Public Sector (Asia-Pacific), Internet Business Solutions Group, Cisco Systems Inc
Connecting Cities for Economic Development
Martin Stewart-Weeks has over 20 years' experience in organisational management and consulting in the corporate and public sectors and with a wide range of not-for-profit organisations.
Born in Sarawak, East Malaysia and educated in Sarawak, the UK and Australia, Martin has lived in Australia since 1978 after completing his school and undergraduate education in England.
A consistent theme of his professional experience has been public policy and management. He has held senior policy, management and advisory positions for Ministers and government agencies at the federal and state government level in Australia. In the early 1980s, he held the position of Senior Private Secretary to a Federal Minister and in the early 90s, was a consultant in the Office of Strategic Planning in The Cabinet Office in New South Wales.
In his consulting work over the past 18 years, Martin has specialised in strategy, policy analysis, facilitation and market and social research. In his work with the Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) at Cisco, Martin's focus is primarily on the public sector. He works at the senior executive and political level to help shape Internet business solutions and online strategies at both an agency and whole-of-government level. He has been a key member of the global team developing Cisco's thinking on eGovernment ('the connected republic') and government 2.0. He was appointed by Australian Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner to the Ministerial Task Force on Government 2.0.
In January 2007, Martin took up a position as Director for IBSG's public sector practice in Asia-Pacific, leading a small team of senior consultants working with transformation projects in government, education and urbanisation in India, China, South-East Asia and Australia and New Zealand.
Martin holds a BA (Hons) in English from the University of York, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics from Canberra University and a Masters in Social Science and Policy from the University of New South Wales.
Plenary I: "21st Century Smart Digital City"
- Euro Beinat
- Founding Member of Current City, Prof. of Vrije University in Amsterdam (Netherlands) and of Salzburg University (Austria)
Euro Beinat holds a PhD in Economics and a MSc in Information Technology. He is Professor at Salzburg University with a chair on "Location Awareness and Pervasive Computing" and Senior Associate of the Spatial Information Lab of the Vie University Amsterdam.
He combines a strong academic curriculum with knowledge of the IT industry and of the environmental and natural resources sector. As a recognized expert in these fields, he advises public and private organizations on emerging technologies - such as location services or pervasive computing - from an operational and a strategic long-term perspective. He is a skilled decision analyst and facilitator, able to position game-changing technologies within the business and culture of organizations and their evolution.
Euro Beinat is a co-founder of the Currentcity Initiative, a member of the International Decision Conferencing Forum, Scientific Board Mo.Ve Association, Editorial Board MCDA journal, Editorial Board Location Services Journal, UNIGIS and AGIT international advisory board.
Plenary II: "Sustainable City Development"
- Jonathan Thorpe
- Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Gale International
- Jonathan Thorpe, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, is responsible for international and domestic project financing, investments, business planning and strategy. Mr. Thorpe also leads the company's U.S. West Coast investments and operations. He has been affiliated with Gale International, formerly The Gale Company, since its inception in 1985 and drove the successful development of the company's initial portfolio of office, retail and industrial properties in the New York/New Jersey area. Previously, Mr. Thorpe worked in the Los Angeles Real Estate Investments Office of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, where he was responsible for joint venture, mortgage and purchase investments in commercial real estate properties.
- Josep Roig
- Secretary General, Metropolis
- Bum-Coo Cho
- President Cisco Systems Korea
- Bum-Coo Cho was appointed president for Cisco Systems Korea as of May 25, 2009. As Cisco Korea’s president, BC Cho plays a critical role in defining and leading Cisco Korea’s strategy for global IT business and in making Cisco Korea one of the most successful and influential IT companies in the country.
With his significant IT consulting background over the past twenty years, BC Cho has accumulated critical skills including a global business perspective, leadership, customer satisfaction, and keen business insight.
Prior to becoming president of Cisco Korea, he was the managing director of Accenture Korea. In this role, he managed the APAC electronics and high-tech sector for Accenture. He was responsible for the markets of Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore and India, delivering sales revenue of 500M USD. In successfully carrying out his responsibilities, he earned the respect of regional and corporate personnel as a high achiever who constantly exceeded performance targets.
BC Cho graduated with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University and earned his master’s degree in the same discipline with Korea Advanced Institute of Science of Technology.