Participants | CIRC.Asia 2012

Participants

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Jenova Chen, game developer and founder, Thatgamecompany

Award-winning game developer Jenova Chen is the creator of the ground-breaking game Flow, one of the most downloaded games on the Sony Playstation Network. His latest title Journey has gained widespread acclaim, with a 92/100 rating on Metacritic. Shanghai-born Mr. Chen is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media Program, and was named of the world’s young top innovators by MIT Technology Review.

陈星汉,游戏制作人,Thatgamecompany 公司创始人

陈星汉是获奖游戏《浮游生物》的制作人,该款游戏已成为索尼公司下载量最 大的游戏之一。他的最新作品《旅  程》再次得到广泛好评,并在 Metacritic 评测网站上得到了 92 的高分。陈星汉出生于上海,是南加州大学电影学院互动传 媒专业的硕士毕业生。他被麻省理工《科技创业》杂志誉为“世界顶尖的年轻 革新者”之一。

Ting Chen, chairman, Wikimedia Foundation

Chen serves as chairman of the Board of Trustees for the non-profit organization that supports Wikipedia, the world’s most popular online encyclopedia. He has been active in the English, German and Chinese Wikipedias since 2003. Born in Shanghai and raised in Harbin, Chen studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Braunschweig and is now based in Mainz, Germany where he works for IBM.

陈霆,维基传媒基金会主席

维基传媒基金会是为世界最受欢迎的在线百科全书维基百科提供理事会支持的 非营利性组织。陈霆自 2003 年以来就一直活跃于英文、德文和中文的维基百科 编写工作。他出生于上海,在哈尔滨长大,并曾经在德国不伦瑞克科技大学学 习电机工程。现在他供职于德国美因茨的 IBM 公司。

Ge Wang, founder and CTO of SMULE 

Wang is the founder of Silicon Valley-based  startup SMULE,creator of iPhone/iPad virtual musical instrument applications such as Ocarina (one of Apple’s All-Time Top 20 Apps) and Magic Fiddle. SMULE’s products have been described as “cutting edge” by the New York Times and “pure, unadulterated musical awesome,” bythe tech news site Mashable. He is also assistant professor at the Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.

王戈,SMULE 公司创始人和首席技术官

王戈是硅谷公司 SMULE 的创始人,也是多款 IPHONE/IPAD 虚拟音乐软件的制作 人。他制作的软件包括苹果公司评选出的最优秀的 20 款应用软件之一—— Ocarina。SMULE 公司的产品被纽约时报誉为“最前沿”的制作,科技新闻网站 Mashable 更评价他们的产品可以带来“纯净的、无杂质的音乐享受”。王戈现 在是斯坦福大学计算机研究中心音乐与声学领域的助理教授。

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

Randy Kluyer, director, Pacific Asia of Texas A&M 

Dr. Randy Kluver is the Director for Pacific Asia at Texas A&M. He also serves on the editorial boards of the Asian Journal of Communication, New Media and Society, China Media Research, and the Western Journal of Communication. Dr. Kluver has a PhD degree from the University of Southern California. His current research interests include the role of the Internet in Asian societies, Asian political communication, globalization, and the political and social impact of information technologies.

 

Ang Peng Hwa, chairman,  Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC)

Professor Ang Peng Hwa, is the acting Head of the Division of Journalism and Publishing at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research is in the area of internet governance. In 2004, he was appointed by the UN Secretary General to the Working Group on Internet Governance to prepare a report for the 2005 meeting of the World Summit on Information Society. He later helped co-found the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) where he served as inaugural chair.

 

Jack Qiu, associate professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jack Linchuan Qiu is associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He researches on information and communication technologies (ICTs), class, globalization, and social change. His publications include Working-Class Network Society (MIT Press, 2009), Mobile Communication and Society: A Global Perspective (MIT Press, 2006).

 

 

Yong Hu, associate professor, Peking University

Yong Hu is an associate professor at Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication, and a pioneering developer of China’s Internet. He is also active in industry affairs as he is co-founder of the Digital Forum of China, a nonprofit organization that promotes public awareness of digitalization, and advocates a free and responsible Internet, and co-founded the Digital Forum of China. He is also a founding director for Communication Association of China (CAC) and China New Media Communication Association (CNMCA).

 

Peter Yu, founding director,  the Intellectual Property Law Center of Drake University Law School

Peter K. Yu (余家明) holds the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and is the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School.  He is also a Wenlan Scholar Chair Professor at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in Wuhan, China.  Before joining Drake University, he founded the nationally-renowned Intellectual Property & Communications Law Program at Michigan State University, at which he held faculty appointments in law, communication arts and sciences, and Asian studies.

 

 

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