(Alphabetically alphabetized by surname)
SAP Design AppHaus Asia
Christopher is Head of SAP Design AppHaus Asia which help companies pursue design-led digital transformation and foster innovation culture within their organization. He is responsible for supporting SAP customers in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to his current role, Christopher served as Chief Innovation Officer for SAP Korea. This was the position that triggered his transfer from SAP Labs Palo Alto to Seoul in 2013. From 1995 until his move to Korea, he lived in Silicon Valley and worked in various roles including product development, engineering research, marketing, UX design, strategy, and management for technology-oriented companies. Christopher is dedicated to spreading innovation culture to society and advancing SAP’s vision to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. He has delivered numerous talks on the topic of design thinking and innovation to business executives, university students, and government officials. AppHaus is the name for both the organization and the creative space in which they work. There are currently five locations worldwide: Palo Alto (Silicon Valley) and New York City in the United States, Berlin and Heidelberg in Germany, and the edge of Seoul (Pangyo) in Korea. Christopher established the AppHaus organization in Korea in 2015 and built the space in 2016. Since its inauguration, over seven thousand customers have visited the AppHaus for experiencing design thinking workshops, conducting co-innovation projects, and learning about innovative work culture and space design.
Design Director, Studio 8
Doug Walston is the Design Director for Microsoft Software Technology Center Asia where he leads the Studio 8 cross-product and cross-discipline Design team. Prior to joining Microsoft, Doug led the Industrial Design, UX Design and Design Research teams in Lenovo Mobile Devices across several locations in China. Prior to Lenovo, he held Design leadership roles in Nokia and Motorola. In addition to his work on mobile devices, software and services, Doug has a broad range of design experience in multimedia, web and environmental graphics. A frequent speaker at Universities and conferences, Doug loves to share his experience designing in fast-paced organizations with diverse and geographically distant teams. When he’s not busy making technology accessible to everyone he enjoys traveling with his family and exercising culinary artistry. Doug holds a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the University of Texas at Austin (where he learned to cook ‘real’ barbeque).
Senior Design Director
Li Qing has been engaged in design for 13 years, and has been responsible for user experience design of input method, business, search and other platform products in Sogou. Currently, she led the design team to support more than 10 product lines related to Sogou Search, and Sogou Search brand and operation. Good at effective design management, she inspires the team to think about design from the perspective of business and value, leads the team to constantly improve user experience, and maximizes the design resources and value.
Senior Interaction Design Lead
Momo Estrella is a Senior Design Lead at IDEO China. As an Interaction Designer, he translates human-centered insights into opportunities for designing digital products, services, and experiences that truly matter to people. At IDEO he works with clients to collaboratively develop conditions for innovation and to create delightful and holistic experiences for Chinese consumers. Before joining IDEO, Momo held leadership roles at Publicis.Sapient, The Imagination Group, and EF Education First. His experience covers a variety of industries including education technology, entertainment, travel, retail, consumer products, and mobility. Some of his clients included Alibaba, Marriot, DBS Bank, Huawei, Lincoln, and Jaguar Land-Rover. Momo is a sought-after speaker on topics related to design, innovation, and behavior. He sits on the Advisory Board for QLC.io, and mentors selected startups at SOSV's Chinaccelerator. From 2000 to 2008, he spent 9 years in different Universities in Ecuador designing his own future: Computer Science, Psychology, Design, and Business. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Programming (Modeling, Virtual Environments, and Simulation) from the Latin Institute of Technology.
Chief Creative Director of Visual Creativity
Now I am responsible for the chief creative director of visual creativity of Vip.com. Before that, I studied visual aesthetics in Japan and worked in modern communication for 15 years after returning to China. I served as the director of national city edition of iWeekly and lifestyle's creative director. Now, I am the creative director of Vip.com's life channel of the Internet e-commerce platform. With the use of Internet tools and cross-border mode, I am committed to creating an e-commerce platform that provides users with real delicious food from the place of origin to the table, and life interest from kitchen to living room.
Qu Kai has been serving and researching the youth group as the Vice President since he joined bilibili in 2014. He has rich experience in product experience design and brand visual expression of the young group. Qu kai is one of the earliest experience designers in China. He started his career in Jinshan in 2001 and has been devoted to the research and practice of Internet experience design for 17 years. He is always at the forefront of design. In 2006, he entered the design research of Internet. In 2014, he devoted himself to the research of product design and user experience of ACG and young people.
Xu Hao started to work for tencent in 2007, serving QQshow, Qzone, QQ music and tencent e-commerce successively. Joining JDC UED in 2014, the senior director for the JDC brand innovation department, focusing on the content and IP brand operation in the field of e-commerce, as well as deeply participate in the brand update, IP cooperation operation, and IP role creation project of JDC
- Xin Xiangyang City University of Macau Associate Vice Principal & Professor
Workshop / Roundtable / Design Trip Speakers
(Alphabetically alphabetized by surname)
- Allison Liu OnePlus UX Designer
- Cai Wangdong Tencent TG-ideas Design Lead
- Cui Enxi Sogou Search Senior Designer
- Chen Qiang Alibaba Expert of Visual Design
- Sunrise Chen JD.com Design Director of Social Shopping
- Christopher Han SAP Design AppHaus Asia Vice President
- Fang Sai China Internet Plus Holding Ltd Design Senior Manager
- XiaJun Huang NetEase Design Director
- Huang Guofeng Netease Design Director
- Huang Zhe IBM Chief Agile Coach
- Hou Yongxiang Tencent MIG MXD User Researcher
- Casper Li Publicis.Sapient User Experience Manager
- Li Li Sogou Search Senior Design Manager
- Xueyuan Li JD.com Senior Interaction Designer
- Li Yangkun bilibibli Head of Operation Design
- Liu Shi Huawei Device Head of UX System Department
- Liu Qian JD.com Visual Design Manager
- Ouyang Bei JD.com Senior Interaction Designer
- Kathy Shi Alibaba Expert of Interaction Design
- Shi Fangfang ThoughtWorks Senior Consoler of UX Design
- Tang Shijun Tencent User Researcher
- Wang Chao Sogou Senior Design Manager
- Wang Qianlei ThoughtWorks Senior UX Designer
- Wang Xue SAP Labs China Design Lead
- Xiao Chuntao Tencent IBG Design Director
- Xie Jingjing JD.com Interaction Design Manager
- Crayon MinYen Hsieh OnePlus Head of UX
- Xu Xin 360.com Senior Design Director
- Xu Ming JD.com Visual Design Expert
- Xu Chao bilibili Design Mentor
- Geeyah Yee
- Zhang Rong Rokid Senior Designer of Product Experience
- Zhang Dongli JD.com Senior Visual Designer