Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Democratization and ethics in AI

Joshua Hong

Cofounder, Mind AI



Josh is a serial, internet-media entrepreneur and a venture capitalist. He worked at Accenture as technology and corporate strategy consultant and Deutsche Bank in its global investment banking and M&A group prior to starting North America's first free-to-play MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role playing game) publisher, GamersFirst, which became one of the largest free-to-play MMORPG publishers in the Western Hemisphere with offices in U.S, India, Brazil and Turkey. He also started a virtual game asset trading platform in Asia and one of the largest virtual currency payment platform for gamers in North America, Playspan, as its early backer, shareholder and a board member, and it was acquired by Visa International. He won the local Business Journal's Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award in 2010 and was chosen as one of 40 under 40 in 2011. He is also Founder and General Partner of a $150M early-stage venture fund. He also founded and chaired YPO Singularity University Seminar, which was awarded one of the highest rated educational programs in YPO, Young President's Organization. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.