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Babson Connect: Worldwide 2017


Babson Connect: Worldwide 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
March 2426, 2017

Global Summit

Join the Babson community and global business leaders for the world’s premier entrepreneurship summit.

Babson prepares entrepreneurs of all kinds to build a better world through innovation and collaboration, and Babson Connect: Worldwide offers entrepreneurial thinkers and doers from Babson and beyond an unrivaled opportunity to connect with and inspire each other.

In 2017, Babson Connect: Worldwide travels to Thailand, one of the great economic success stories of Asia. Babson alumni, faculty, and friends will gather in Bangkok with renowned figures in the international business community for a compelling exchange of ideas and insights.

Join us to celebrate the ways Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® positively transforms businesses, societies, and lives while discussing how to address some of the most complex social, economic, and political challenges facing humanity.

The summit will feature:

A diverse program featuring educational and cultural forums and presentations, as well as social events that feature the best of the region’s cuisine and entertainment

Engaging keynote speakers and panels discussing emerging trends in youth entrepreneurship, family business, global investing, and social enterprise

Recognition of the newest inductees into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs® and the winner of the 2017 Lewis Institute Community Changemaker Award

Opportunities to network with Babson faculty, fellow alumni, and parents, as well as prominent members of the global business community

Hotel Information

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok
48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

For reservations at Babson's rate, please contact:
Prachaya Putta, Assistant Director of Sales
Telephone: +66 (2) 659 9000 ext. 7404
Direct line: +66 (2) 659 0404
Fax: +66 (2) 659 0000

Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers
2 Charoen Krung Road, Soi 30 (Captain Bush Lane), Siphya, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

For reservations at Babson's rate, please contact:
Pawalee Wimonjitsa-ard
Telephone: +66 (2) 266 0123

Babson Connect 2017 Map


To learn more about opportunities at Babson Connect: Worldwide 2017 in Thailand, please call Kim Barnes Kimball at +1 617-631-2578, or 
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Advisory Committee

Harish Fabiani P’17 (Spain)
Board of Trustees
Vivek Jain MBA’83 P’07 (India)
Global Advisory Board

Surya Jhunjhnuwala
P’09 ’11 ’14  (India)

Fred Kiang ’70, MBA’75 (China)
Board of Trustees, Global Advisory Board

Pimjai Leeissaranukul P’13
Global Advisory Board

Willy Lin ’81, P’10 ’13 (Hong Kong)

Suchitra Lohia P’06 ’15
Board of Trustees

Li Ning ’80, P’18 (Hong Kong)

Chockchai Sethiwan P’18
Global Advisory Board

Warren Shen MBA’01
(United States)

Richard J. Snyder
’60, H’94, P’93 ’01 (United States)
Trustee Emeritus, Global Advisory Board

Finna Susilo ’96 (United States)

Chris Tabet and Lara Farha P’18 ’19 (United Arab Emirates)  
Global Advisory Board

Dr. Yodjin Uahwatanasakul,
’60, H’94, P’99 (Thailand)
Honorary Member, Board of Trustees

Farhana Vohra P’17 (India)

Host Committ​ee

Hamza Habib ’09 (Hong Kong)

Sonia Husain ’04 (United States)

Vasana Jantarach MBA’07

Anuj K. Jasani ’01 (Hong Kong)

Benjapon Jivasantikarn MBA’05 (United States)

Narumon Lertkangwanklai  MBA’13 (Thailand)

Savita Sresthaporn​​ ’11 (Thailand)

Anocha Uahwatanasakul ’99 (Thailand)

Stephanie Yoe ’11 (Indonesia)

Bryan Zolad ’97 (United States)

Bangkok Committee

Kirati Assakul P'17

Tak Bunnag P'18

Kitika Chaisupattanakul P'16

Sirikate Chirakiti P'16

Kattiya Indaravijaya P'20

Jongratnaree Jitsakula P'19

Pimjai Leeissaranukul P'13

Ausanee Mahagitsiri Leonio MBA'00

Savitri Ramyarupa P'15

Chockchai Sethiwan P'18
Global Advisory Board

Patcharin Vongsiridej P'10'13

Pecharakorn Vacharphol P'16