Babson Hosts 2013 Asian Entrepreneurship Forum

Oct 31, 2013, 14:08 ET from Babson College

BABSON PARK, Mass., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College's Asian Business Club will host its annual Asia Entrepreneurship Forum on Saturday, November 2nd, at Babson's Wellesley campus, to discuss the expanding markets in Asian countries.

One of the largest student-run events at Babson, this year's forum will feature three keynote speakers:

- Santhana Krishnan, former CEO, angel investor and business executive at CA Technologies, Inc.;
- Benjamin Wey, CEO of New York Global Group; and
- David James Brunner, Founder and CEO at ModuleQ.

Panel Sessions include:

* "Business Opportunities in Asian Markets - How can we identify and capture emerging needs in Asia?
* "Investing in Asia - What are risks and chances for investment in Asia?"
* "Tech in Asia - What's happening in social media, gaming, mobile, e-commerce, and big data?"
* "Social Innovation in Asia - How can we create social & economic value for growth in Asia?"
* "Entrepreneurship in global context - How can we start and/or expand businesses globally?"

Speakers include:

* Jason Moens, VP of Product Development, Peer Transfer
* Emiko Sayama, Director, East Japan Railway Company
* Marc Lind, SVP Global Marketing, Aras
* Kenichi Matsuno, Associate Professor, Babson College
* Stan Fung, Managing Director, FarSight Ventures
* Sanjay Mandava, Managing Director, Contrasense Holdings
* Daofeng He, Executive President of CFPA,
* Donna Kelly, Associate Professor, Babson College
* Fan Wu, VP of Engineering, ClickFuel
* Huaming (David) Zhu, Co-founder and President, Atom Interactive
* Anirudh Dhebar, Professor, Babson College
* Sampath Kumar, CEO, RMVP
* Melissa Oomer, Consultant, FSG
* Keith Rollag, Associate Professor, Babson College
* Alan Gu, Founder and CEO,
* Chengie Ji, Founder and CEO, NovaBioAssays
* Ronni Hall, Sr. Global PC + Consultant & Master Black Belt, Lenovo
* J.B Kassarjian, Professor, Babson College

For questions, more information, or to view a complete schedule on The Babson Asia Entrepreneurship Forum, please visit: or contact

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About Babson Asian Business Club

Since its establishment in 2000, Babson Asia Business Club (BABC) has been one of the most active clubs at Babson College. As a student-managed campus organization, BABC has been an open platform where individuals can maximize their MBA experience at Babson.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds(r). The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society -- while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action(r) as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. For information, visit

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