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Theme: Transition: Waves of Breakthrough

This event occurred on
February 6, 2023
Hanoi, Ha Noi

Waves represent the transitions and limitless possibilities of life - wild, untamed, yet not entirely impossible to predict.

Waves are also metaphors for one’s emotions, thoughts, concerns, and aspirations that emerge when faced with transitions. Those waves become even stronger when our beliefs, values, and goals are challenged by waves of change being formed and reinforced every day in society.

A person's life has meaning and structure because of the waves of change that occur in it and within themselves. The question therefore arises - How can we stay in tune with the inevitable currents of life while riding our own waves?

In other words, how to catch the right wave and ride your own wave?

Taking waves as the central theme, TEDxRMIT promises to capture the tumultuous waves of youth through relevant topics to spark significant conversations. The event puts an emphasis on equipping the Vietnamese youths with the necessary knowledge and skills to create life breakthroughs in the time of epochal changes.

Mơ Art Space
136 Hang Trong Street
Hanoi, Ha Noi, 11109
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Hao Tran

CEO of Vietcetera
Hao Tran is the co-founder and CEO of Vietcetera Media. He also advises a number of family businesses, SMEs, and Fortune 500 companies seeking expertise in Vietnam and South East Asia. Many of his insights and projects have been featured in news outlets across the globe such as Monocle, CNBC, CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and Bloomberg.

Nguyen Thanh Son

Chairman of MVV Group; Formal General Director of T&A Ogilvy in Vietnam
Nguyen Thanh Son was the CEO and General Director of T&A Ogilvy in Vietnam, and a representative of the ASEAN Trade by joining the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. As the founder of MVV Academy and Golden Path Academic Vietnam, he became the first certified instructor in Vietnam for sales management programs by Mercuri International. He is also an advisor for the Vietnam Brand Program, and a consultant on brand development/communication strategy: Sovico Group, Vietnam Airlines, Vinamilk, VNG, and other international organizations: Danida and USAID. His work experience is diverse, spanning multiple categories and fields with high-profile corporations.

Thao Nhi Le

First Runner-up of Miss Universe Vietnam 2022; Founder of Daphale Studios
Thao Nhi Le is the first Runner-up of Miss Universe Vietnam 2022. She is also the founder/creative director of Daphale Studios and has been working as a fashion/lifestyle content creator for about 10 years.

Truong Anh Ngoc

Journalist; Writer
As a renowned football commentator and journalist for the Vietnamese News Agency, Mr. Truong Anh Ngoc’s career has taken him to many European countries, from reporting the Euro Championship to landing in Brazil for World Cup 2014, Russia for World Cup 2018, and Qatar for World Cup 2022. Until now, he is the first and only Vietnam’s Media Representative for France Football's Ballon d'Or and has gained popularity through his memoirs on the journey of self-discovery and professional endeavors.

Van Possible

Founder of Saigon Improv House
Van Possible has a burning passion for theatre and a longing to spread joy to others. This is the reason why she is interested in improvisation and is now gradually bridging the gap between Vietnamese audiences and this art form. Van Possible gained her popularity through "Hoa Hau Toan Dai Ngan Ha". Coming back to Vietnam after finishing her Master's program in New York, she became the founder of Saigon Improv House - one of the first improvisation schools in Vietnam.

Organizing team

Đặng Chúc

Hanoi, Vietnam