LESA PAST SPEAKERS

Each year, we invite renowned individuals to share their stories and insights at the Leadership Energy Summit Asia. Through the years, featured speakers have included the following thought leaders, community influencers, entrepreneurs, authors and more.

DR. ALVY RAY SMITH

Co-founder of Pixar

CHATRI SITYODTONG

Founder and Chairman of ONE Championship

CHRIS GARDNER

Inspirational Speaker addressing the keys to overcome obstacles and breaking cycles and passionate philanthropist

CLAIRE LACHANCE

CEO of Insitute of Noetic Science (IONS)

DR. DEAN RADIN

Researcher and author in the field of parapsychology. Senior Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.

DR. JEMILAH MAHMOOD

Under Secretary General for Partnerships at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

DR. KIRAN BEDI

Social activist, tennis player and current Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. The first woman to join the Indian Police Service.

FRANCOIS PIENAAR

Captain of the South African rugby team and winner of the 1995 Rugby World Cup

ISABEL MEDEM

Named as one of the top thirty entrepreneurs under 30 by Forbes Magazine and the co-founder of X-Runner, which provides waterless sanitization services to impoverished households in Peru.

JANINE ALLIS

Australian founder of Boost Juice, who took an unorthodox route to business success and is now the Executive Director of a $2 billion company, mentor on Australian television program Shark Tank and author of The Secrets of My Success: the Story of Boost Juice.

JENNIFER BRICKER

Acrobat and aerialist who was born without legs

JIMMY WALES

Ranked by Forbes Magazine as a “Web Celeb”, Jimmy Donal Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer and technology visionary, who is best known as the Founder of Wikipedia.

NORMA BASTIDAS

Named as one of the top thirty entrepreneurs under 30 by Forbes Magazine and the co-founder of X-Runner, which provides waterless sanitization services to impoverished households in Peru.

PING FU

Vice President and Chief Entrepreneur Officer at 3D Systems and Inc, magazine’s 2005 “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

PROFESSOR EKA JULIATA WAHJOEPRAMONO

The first neurosurgeon in the South East Asia to Successfully operate on the brainstem and the founder of Indonesian Brain Foundation

ROBERT SWAN

Polar explorer, environmentalist and the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles

DR SANDUK RUIT

Humanitarian and ophthalmologist whose pioneering technique for cataract microsurgery has restored the sight of more than 120,000 of the poorest people in Asia, Africa and South America.

DR ZETI AKHTAR AZIZ

The 7th Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and the first woman in the position.

TERRY JONES

Founder of Kayak.com

ROBERT SWAN

Polar explorer, environmentalist and the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles

ANU AGA

Businesswoman and social worker. Former chairperson of Thermax Ltd., an energy and environment engineering business.

DAVID GELLES

New York business reporter whose book, Mindful Work, delves into the positive impact of mindfulness and meditation on stressed workers and the financial bottom line.

V.R. FEROSE

Head of Globalisation Services of SAP

DR WILLIAM TAN

Neurosurgeon, MD, cancer survivor and Paralympian, who has raised more than $18 million over 22 years for needy causes while completing more than 120 marathons and ultramarathons. He is the first person to complete the North Pole marathon in a wheelchair.