Global Innovators Converge for Asias Largest Experiential Conference in Bangkok

General Press Releases Thursday January 16, 2020 14:02
Bangkok--16 Jan--คอร์ แอนด์ พีค

Corporate Innovation Summit 2020 returns to Bangkok, Thailand, on April 1 - 3, 2020. Hosted by RISE and featuring more than 240 hands-on workshops run by world-class thought leaders, it is Asia's Largest Experiential Conference.

RISE is a Corporate Innovation Powerhouse with the bold mission to drive 1% of GDP for Thailand and Southeast Asia. According to RISE'sCorporate Innovation in Asia Report, 7 out of 10 corporate executives view that disruption is imminent and inevitable. However, only 3 out of 10 people think their organizations have clear innovation plans in place. "At the present time, innovation has been at the top of the agenda for most organizations. What organizations need for driving innovation is not just knowing about those mindsets, skill sets, and toolsets, but learning how to execute the innovation," said Dr. Kid Parchariyanon, CEO and Co-founder of RISE.

Corporate Innovation Summit has more workshops than talks with a format designed to empower leaders with the skillsets mindsets, and toolsets to innovate. Founder RISE aspires to create a movement that transforms Thailand and Southeast Asia from the ground up through real business transformation. This year Corporate Innovation Summit builds upon the success of over 4,000 CEOs and Top Executives from around the world joining CIS 2019. CIS 2020 will feature 240+ hands-on workshops, allowing the attendees to learn hands-on and have immersive experiences of doing it themselves. CIS will be organized around five key themes - Corporate Innovation, Future of Work, Deep Technology, Creative Innovation, and Social Innovation and Sustainability - where executives can converge and take masterminds from leaders behind these global movements.

Besides the interactive workshops, other aspects of this experiential summit include keynote talks, panelist discussions, and networking with innovation experts and business problem-solvers. 20,000+ innovative professionals, executives, business leaders, tech leaders, and fast-growing organization representatives will converge from all over the globe to be part of this collaborative movement.

For Corporate Innovation Summit 2020, RISE not only expects the attendees to bring back new and actionable mindset, skillset, and toolset to implement within their organizations, but also aspires for the Corporate Innovation Summit to become its flagship event and a driving force to transform Thailand and Southeast Asia into a global destination for business and innovation.

If you are interested to learn more about CIS 2020, please visit our CIS 2020 official website at
Here are the first batch confirmed innovators:
  • Eric Ries, New York Times Bestselling Author, The Lean Startup
  • Ed Catmull, Co-founder and Former President, PIXAR
  • Austin Kleon, New York Times Bestselling Author, Steal Like An Artist
  • Mary McBride, Chair of Design Management, Pratt School of Art
  • Kotchakorn Vorrakhom, CEO and Founder, LANDPROCESS / Porous City Network
  • Artak Melkonyan, COO, UNDP SDG Innovative Finance
  • Andreas Weigend, Director, Social Data Lab / Former Chief Scientist, Amazon
  • Alvin Tse, General Manager, Xiaomi Indonesia
  • Rashmi Sharma, Global Learning & Wellbeing, Unilever (SEA & ANZ)
  • Dror Shaked, SVP Business Development,
  • Kinari Webb, Founder, Health In Harmony
  • Em Roblin, Co-Founder, Inner Circles
  • Patrik Sandin, Chairman, The Natural Step
List of some highlight workshops: