From Techie to Technocrat: A Conversation with NIA's Pariwat Wongsamran

Feb 6, 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Fireside chat and Q&A with Pariwat Wongsamran of Thailand's National Innovation Agency, where he shares with us his journey from a techie with Nokia and Nok Airlines, to a technocrat with the NIA, where he helps shape national policy on innovation and technology development and spearheads initiatives to accelerate the evolution of Thailand's nascent startup ecosystem.

In-person event

About this event

Join us on Tuesday, February 6th for a Fireside chat and Q&A with Pariwat Wongsamran of Thailand's National Innovation Agency, where he shares with us his journey from a techie (first as a systems engineer with Nokia, then working in information technology, e-business analytics and corporate planning for Nok Airlines) to a technocrat with the NIA, where he helps shape national policy on innovation and technology development and spearheads initiatives to accelerate the evolution of Thailand's nascent startup ecosystem. 

The fireside chat will be moderated by Chawisa ("Wendy") Chen, a Project Manager at Thailand Tech Startup Association, the host of Startup Thailand's media show, and team member of Startup Grind Bangkok.

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Speakers

  • Pariwat Wongsamran

    National Innovation Agency (NIA)

    Project Manager

  • Chawisa "Wendy" Chen

    Thailand Tech Startup Association

    Project Manager

Agenda

11:00 AMRegistration & networking
12:00 PMFireside chat and Q&A with Pariwat Wongsamran of Thailand's National Innovation Agency
1:00 PMMore networking

Organizers

  • Tobias Endress

    Startup Grind Bangkok

    Chapter Director

  • Napat Charuphant

    Ginder

  • Prakriti Karki

    Social Media

  • Dheerusha Tiwari

    Grinder

  • Sheronika Budha Chhetri

    Grinder

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