AWS Startup Day Jakarta

 

AWS Startup Day Jakarta
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(Registration starts at 9:15am sharp)

20 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Designed for startup founders and technical staff, the AWS Startup Day Hong Kong is a free full-day event focused on delivering technology education to enable and accelerate startup innovation and growth.

You can choose your learning path from a combination of sessions focused on product innovation, technology applications, and the business of startups. There'll be opportunities to speak one-on-one with AWS experts, learn more from our partners and get introduced to AWS go-to-market programs specifically designed for startups. You'll also get to hear from fellow entrepreneurs and challenger brands around how they've been addressing customer needs through use of the AWS platform.

So whether you're a new startup looking to launch, or an existing startup looking for ways to scale and grow your business, we'll provide the knowledge and learning opportunities to inspire you to take action.

AWS Activate

AWS Activate is a program designed to provide startups with the resources needed to get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS. Activate currently has custom Portfolio and Portfolio Plus packages for startups in select accelerators, incubators, Seed/VC Funds, and startup-enabling organizations.

 
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  • Startup business and technical founders, and developers who are eager to learn how to run lean and scale fast to build their next big thing.
  • Development teams, engineers, architects and system administrators from startups who are eager to learn how to deploy applications in highly available, scalable architectures.
Werner Vogel

Keyvan Peymani is a veteran senior executive and thought leader working in the intersection of technology, media, and venture capital, and serves as Head of Startup Marketing at Amazon Web Services, overseeing the global marketing strategy for this segment. Prior to joining AWS, Mr. Peymani was Senior Advisor and Venture Partner at Touchdown Ventures, a leading venture capital and advisory firm in the corporate venture industry, and held senior executive or C-suite roles at ICM Partners, Netflix, Warner Brothers, Disney and Nettwerk Music Group, where he led several industry first initiatives in content creation, distribution, and mobile applications. Mr. Peymani has led the deployment of over 80 mobile games and applications that have been downloaded by over 200M users. He has led venture deals with over 30 startups and as an advisor, Mr. Peymani has assisted companies that have been accepted into top-tier incubators and accelerators, including Y Combinator and 500 Startups, and have been backed by leading venture capital firms including Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Founders Fund, and Breyer Capital. He began his career leading his own startup and has advised Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world. In addition, he serves on the faculty of USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, covering media, technology, and emerging business models.


Breakout sessions are structured around 2 learning paths:

  1. Business
  2. Architecture
  • Business Track

    9:15am - 10:00am

    Registration 

    10:00am - 10:20am

    Welcome & Keynote
    Speaker: Keyvan Peymani, Head of Startup Marketing, Amazon Web Services

    Discuss AWS’ role in the startup community, and inspire attendees with how the latest advances in AWS technology have enabled hot startups to innovate and accomplish amazing things.

    10:20am - 11:00am

    Our journey on innovation and global expansion
    Hawk Yan, Senior Director - Customer Success, Greater China, Ayla Networks

    Creating the value by Collect, Connect & Collide - Entrepreneurship & Digital Transformation
    Philippe Tang, Senior Manager – Corporate and Talent Development, New World Development Company Limited

    11:00am - 11:15am Coffee/Tea Break
    11:15am - 12:00nn

    Innovation at Amazon
    Speaker: Zane Moi, Deputy General Manager, Hong Kong, AWS

    In this session, we’ll review some of the mechanisms and best practices that help us innovate at Amazon, and go through some of the suggestions on how it applies to startups and particularly AWS customers. The goal is to drive simplicity through a continuous, explicit customer focus. Get insights on how we structure our teams for autonomy and speed, and how we’re 'working backwards' from our customers when deciding where to focus engineering efforts.

    12:00nn - 1:15pm Break – End of Morning Sessions
    1:15pm - 2:00pm

    How AI is disrupting the world 
    Speakers:
    Sze Lok Chan, Startup Business Development Manager 
    Lamont Tang, Founder & CEO, Oyalabs

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming the world around us. At Amazon.com, we use Artificial Intelligence to improve customer experience, grow its business and optimize its operations. In this session, two local startups will share about their journey on building an AI company and their vision on how their technology is going to disrupt the world.

    2:00pm - 2:15pm

    Transition

    2:15pm - 3:00pm

    Taking a Startup to New Heights
    Speaker: Eddie Tse, Head of IT, WeLend Limited

    Starting a business is hard, growing a startup company is even harder. WeLend, one of the most notable startup in HK, is going to share the pitfalls and challenges they have encountered during the start-up journey. 

    3:00pm - 3:15pm

    Coffee/Tea Break

    3:15pm - 4:00pm

    Panel Discussion: The Future in Blockchain Tech
    Moderator: Keyvan Peymani, Head of Startup Marketing, AWS
    Panelists:
    Eddie Tse, Head of IT, WeLend Limited
    Alex Medana, Co-Founder & CEO, FinFabrik and Board Member at Fintech Association

    Blockchain has become a hot topic for enterprises, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and regulatory bodies. Companies are now beginning to understand its disruptive potential and are experimenting with its most promising applications. In this session, experts in Blockchain, Fintech and Investment industry will share their view of the future of Blockchain technology.
    4:00pm - 4:15pm Transition
    4:15pm - 5:00pm

    Fireside chat with VC
    Moderator: Keyvan Peymani, Head of Startup Marketing, AWS

    Panelists:
    Roland Yau, Managing Partner, CoCoon Ignite Ventures
    Jack Kong, Investment Director, HK X-Tech Startup Platform

  • Architecture Track

    9:15am - 10:00am

    Registration 

    10:00am - 10:20am

    Welcome & Keynote
    Speaker: Keyvan Peymani, Head of Startup Marketing, Amazon Web Services

    Discuss AWS’ role in the startup community, and inspire attendees with how the latest advances in AWS technology have enabled hot startups to innovate and accomplish amazing things.

    10:20am - 11:00am

    Our journey on innovation and global expansion 
    Hawk Yan, Senior Director - Customer Success, Greater China, Ayla Networks

    Creating the value by Collect, Connect & Collide - Entrepreneurship & Digital Transformation
    Philippe Tang, Senior Manager – Corporate and Talent Development, New World Development Company Limited

    11:00am - 11:15am Coffee/Tea Break
    11:15am - 12:00nn

    Launching applications the Amazon way (level 200)
    Speaker: Bob Yeh, Startup Solutions Architect, AWS

    We'll show you how to take your application and launch it quickly on a variety of AWS infrastructure. You'll learn how to leverage CodeStar, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, and Cloud9 to provide your startup with reliable, flexible, and cost efficient build pipelines in minutes. This will set your technical teams up for faster deploys and consistent development environments allowing you to focus on your product, not your deployment process. This is a key pain point for early stage startups, learn how to solve it before it starts to impact your team's productivity.

    12:00nn - 1:15pm Break – End of Morning Sessions
    1:15pm - 2:00pm Secure your customer data from Day 1 (level 200)
    Speaker: Sebastien Linsolas, Solutions Architect, AWS

    All companies, regardless of size, should build with protection of customer data as a top priority. This session examines how to achieve this through topics including: control responsibilities; the automation of security baselines; the configuration of security; and the auditing of controls for AWS customer infrastructure, operating systems, services and applications. You'll learn key principles of how to build a secure organization and protect your customers’ data. Don't wait until your first security incident before putting these best practices in place.

    2:00pm - 2:15pm

    Transition

    2:15pm - 3:00pm

    Blockchain on AWS (level 200)
    Speakers:

    Michael Edge, Senior Cloud Architect, Professional Services, AWS
    Edmund To, Organizer of Hyperledger Hong Kong Meetup Guest

    Blockchain is a technology that makes it possible to build applications where multiple parties can record transactions without the need for a trusted, central authority to ensure that transactions are verified and secure. In this session, you will learn about the fundamental concept of Blockchain technology and how AWS gives you access to flexible and cost-effective resources to quickly deploy and experiment with blockchain networks, including Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric, in minutes, and pay only for what you use.
     

    3:00pm - 3:15pm

    Coffee/Tea Break

    3:15pm - 4:00pm

    Enhancing your product with Amazon AI (level 200)
    Learn how to easily add Amazon AI services to your own applications. Find out how to access image and video analysis, text to speech, speech to text, translation, natural language processing: all of which are just an API call away. You'll learn about Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Translate, Amazon Polly, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Rekognition, we'll show you how to quickly get started with these services, with zero AI expertise required.
    4:00pm - 4:15pm Transition
    4:15pm - 5:00pm

    Fireside chat with VC
    Moderator: Keyvan Peymani, Head of Startup Marketing, AWS

    Panelists:
    Roland Yau, Managing Partner, CoCoon Ignite Ventures
    Jack Kong, Investment Director, HK X-Tech Startup Platform

Friday, 26 October 2018
10:00am – 5:00pm (Registration starts at 9:15am sharp)

Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel
20 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong