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Amarit Charoenphan

Chief Connection Officer and Cofounder, Techsauce, Executive Chairman, HUBBA

Amarit is the Executive Chairman and Co-founder of HUBBA, Thailand’s first and largest coworking space and community that is part of Google for Startups Partner Network. He is also Chief Connection Officer and Cofounder of Techsauce, one of Southeast Asia's leading technology media and events company. He currently serves on the board of advisors for Elevated Estate, an industry-leading Cannabis focused expo, incubator, fund and consulting firm that serves as an authoritative source of information and a vital community hub for the cannabis industry in Thailand and beyond. His passion for the startup community and to help entrepreneurs grow has led him to angel invest in many of the top Thai startups and actively coaches over 100+ different startups founders annually.

He is also a Fellow of the Edmund Hillary Fellowship (EHF), and has been named as one of Forbes Asia 30 Under 30: Enterprise Technology, and Thailand Startup Enabler of The Year 2016. He has been an active Startup Weekend Global Faciltator for the past 7 years, organizing and facilitating over 20+ Techstars related event such as the 1st community-led Startup Weekend in Thailand, Startup Next, Thailand Startup Week, and hosting the Techstars APAC Community Leaders Summit. He have been involved at an early stage with more than 20 ventures during the past 7 years as an angel or advisory capacity. He has also coached and consulted ecosystem hubs and leaders in over 30 cities on how to build tech communities.