4 we are standing at the intersection of humanity and technology
10 some technologies which are changing our lives
11 OLEDs (Organic Light Emitting Diode)
12 The Ultra-HD TV has an 8,000 vertical line resolution
14 embedded nanoscale electrical circuits and LED s into contact lenses.
28 Sensible Baby remote control
29 smart pill box from AdhereTech
33 The Nex Band,
44 we need to take a consumercentric approach. 44
47 Intelligence Imagination Reality
48 This new world is not that far away
49 it will change our society, and it will change us, as individuals.
50 Change will never be this slow again!
56 andreas vogiatzakis ceo OMG Malaysia Born and raised in rural Crete in Greece, Andreas fell in love with marketing when he was 21. He then quit the prestigious Mathematics University of Athens to pursue his passion for advertising at the University of Florida, where he graduated with High Honors. He kick started his career at DMB&B in New York, and ever since forged a life journey spanning three continents and six countries dedicating his professional life to the ad industry. From corporate America he moved back to Greece where he managed JWT s media for all its international clients and in 1997 he set sail to Asia in After setting D Arcy Japan media on the road to success and a short stint with Wieden & Kennedy in Tokyo, he joined Starcom, restructuring it to be a strong international media agency in the Japanese market. Enjoying the challenges of building, he later moved on to Taiwan at the helm of the MindShare group, cementing it to be the strongest market leader in the local media scene. In 2006, he joined Omnicom Media Group in Malaysia. A firm believer in curating strategic partnerships and turning clients into enthusiastic referral sources, he transformed OMG into an award winning formidable force and has received numerous awards and accolades. A highly sought after speaker, locally and abroad, Andreas has also conducted numerous high-powered sessions for several universities and the industry at large. He has served on several industry boards, the Board of Directors of the European Chamber of Commerce in Malaysia and as a judge in numerous award judging juries. He currently sits on the Industry Boards several Universities such as Taylor s, INTI, UTAR, PJ College of Art & Design (PJCAD), the Monash University Dragon panel, the Ad:tech Asean Kuala Lumpur advisory board and was one of the industry curators for APMF 2014 (Asia Pacific Media Forum). With a passion for coaching, Andreas invests time to coach, mentor and empower young minds to think out of the box, find their own passion for innovation and excellence. He often shares life and work lessons with the university students that he has the privilege of interacting with. Andreas is a Certified Professional Coach locally & internationally (CCA & ICF), a Certified NLP practitioner and the CEO of the gold award winning OMD & PHD agencies in Malaysia. He was inducted in the YPO Malaysian Chapter in 2008, the International Who s Who of Professionals in 2009, and is the recipient of the Achievers & Leaders Award in 2012 and the Global Brand Leadership Award at the World Brand Congress of Google him, or him at: /
57 About Omnicom Media Group (www.omnicommediagroup.com) Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC). Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. Omnicom Media Group includes the full service media networks PHD and OMD as well as a number of specialty media communications companies. By being part of OMG, these entities are able to fully leverage the media resources and buying scale of Omnicom on behalf of its clients. About OMD Worldwide (www.omd.com) OMD Worldwide is a leading global media communications agency, with more than 10,000 employees across 100 countries serving the world s high-profile brands. OMD provides a range of services globally including communications strategy, media planning and buying, digital execution, content creation, entertainment marketing, sponsorship and brand analytics. OMD is recognized for its global footprint, strategic integration and creative innovation. It has been acknowledged as Most Creative Media Agency by The Gunn Report for an unprecedented eight consecutive times; Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year for 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013; and 2002, 2005, 2009 and 2011 Media Agency of the Year by Advertising Age. About PHD (www.phdww.com) PHD Worldwide is known globally as an innovator in communications planning and buying across broadcast, print, digital, mobile, social and emerging media. Built on a culture of thought leadership, PHD s philosophy is Finding a Better Way. PHD is one of the world s fastest growing and most awarded media and communication agencies, with over 3,000 staff working in over 80 offices worldwide. PHD s was named Global Media Agency of the Year 2013 at the Cristal Awards and also received Agency of the Year accolades in the UK, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, India, Shanghai, Taiwan, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Sweden for the same year. PHD was the most successful media network at the 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, winning more Gold Lions than any other agency. A total of four Gold and one Bronze were awarded, with a further 38 awards as the credited media agency, bringing PHD s tally of awards to 43.