YIDAN PRIZE SUMMIT 2018
10 DECEMBER 2018 HONG KONG
HONG KONG CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE
GRAND HYATT HONG KONG
Martin Lau
President, Tencent Holdings

Martin Lau is the President of Tencent. Martin joined Tencent in 2005 as the Chief Strategy and
Investment Officer and was responsible for corporate strategies, investment, M&A and investor
relations. In 2006, Martin was promoted to President and managed the day-to-day operation of
Tencent. In 2007, he was appointed an Executive Director of the board.


Prior to joining Tencent, Martin was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C's
investment banking division and the Chief Operating Officer of its Telecom, Media and
Technology Group. Prior to that, Martin worked at McKinsey & Company, Inc. as a management
consultant.


Martin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of
Michigan, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an
MBA degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

OUR SPEAKERS
Alex Rappaport
Co-Founder & CEO, Flocabulary
Anthony Salcito
VP of Worldwide Education, Microsoft
Bruce Rodrigues
Deputy Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
Carol Dweck
Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
Cherie Blair CBE, QC
Chancellor, Asian University for Women; Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Clive Lee
Chief Executive Officer, Yidan Prize Foundation
Dr Charles Chen Yidan
Founder, the Yidan Prize
Dr Qian Tang
Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO
Ellen Pinchuk
Deputy CEO, Mikhailov & Partners;
former correspondent for Bloomberg News TV and bureau-chief for CTV Canada in Moscow
H.E. Dr. Ahmed AI Eissa
Minister of Education, Saudi Arabia
Jaime Saavedra
Senior Director, Education,
The World Bank Group
Jan Smejkal
Head of China and APAC, Startup Grind
John McDermott
Public Policy Editor,
The Economist
John Wood
Founder, Room to Read
Jonathan Schor
CEO, CodeMonkey
Koichi Saito
Founder & General Partner, KK Fund
Li Yuan
Columnist, The Wall Street Journal
Lord Jim Knight
Chief Education and External Officer
Tes Global Ltd
Matt Greenfield
Managing Partner, Rethink Education
Michael Gold
Editor, The Economist Intelligence Unit
Miho Taguma
Senior Policy Analyst/ Project Manager of the OECD Education and Skills 2030, Early Childhood and School Division, Directorate for Education and Skills, OECD
Peter Lewis
Presenter of “Money Talk”,
RTHK Radio 3
Prof Fernando M. Reimers
Professor of the Practice in International Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Richard Baraniuk
Founder and Director, OpenStax
Ryan Craig
Co-Founder, Managing Director, University Ventures
Sandeep Murthy
Partner, Lightbox
Stanley Buchesky
Partner and Founder, EdTech Fund
Vicky Colbert
Founder, Fundacion Escuela Nueva
Yves Daccord
Director-General, International Committee of the Red Cross