Dr. Kid Parchariyanon


CEO & Co-Founder

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Dr. Kid is a CEO and Co-founder RISE - Corporate Innovation Powerhouse with the goal to drive 1% of GDP for Southeast Asia by working with over 400+ large conglomerates and governments to innovate faster through its unique corporate accelerator and intrapreneur programs. RISE is now one of the largest open innovation platform in SEA with 2,000+ startups graduated from the program and combined valuation of over $2 Billion. He is also Managing Partner of SeaX Ventures - A US-based, DeepTech VC Fund investing in exponential startups globally. Recently Band Protocol, one of his portfolio companies' valuation exceeds $1Billion. Entrepreneurship is always at his heart, when he was a medical student, at the age of 19, he developed and sold the first mobile stock trading application for the Stock Exchange of Thailand (now #1 stock trading app) in 2005. In 2007, he started ITEUS - one of the first Healthcare IT consulting company in Thailand serving both public and private hospitals nationwide to adopt Health Information Technology and became Thailand’s first certified HL7 CDA specialist. In 2011, he founded MCFIVA, a digital advertising agency which manages multi-million advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 companies in Thailand and Southeast Asia. He was the first one who brought big brands to launch marketing campaign with Twitter (TWTR:NYSE) for the first time in the country. MCFIVA was acquired by D2C Inc (Japan) - NTT Docomo Group of companies in 2013. Kid holds MS in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University and MD from Mahidol University. He is also the former President of Digital Advertising Association Thailand, Stanford's GSB Alumni and fellow and member of a number of professional associations in the US and Asia. He is honorees of The Futurist 2020 and Gen.T 2020 by The Tatler and also TEDx Speaker.

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