Details of speaker and moderator

Sep 15, 12:00pm – 12:55pm(JST/CDT/CEST)
Special session
AI Pioneers A Revolution in Next Generation Vaccines


Dr. Richard Hatchett
Chief Executive Officer
CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations)

Richard J. Hatchett, MD, is Chief Executive Officer of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a partnership of public, private, philanthropic and civil organizations that supports the development of vaccines against high priority public health threats and technology platforms to allow the rapid development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Dr. Hatchett was previously the acting Director of the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and served as Director of Medical Preparedness Policy on the Homeland and National Security Councils under Presidents Bush and Obama, respectively. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt and completed clinical training in internal medicine and medical oncology at Cornell and Duke.

Dr. Richard Stratford
CEO & Co-Founder
NEC Oncoimmunity AS

Dr Stratford is the CEO of NEC OncoImmunity. He co-foundered the company back in 2014 in Oslo Norway, which was subsequently acquired by NEC Corporation in 2019. Dr Stratford holds a Ph.D. in immunology from College London. He has > 12 years’ experience in the vaccine industry and has more than 20 years of commercial experience in the biotechnology sector. In addition, Dr Stratford has extensive experience in business development and patent management.

Takayuki Morita
President and CEO (Representative Director)

Takayuki Morita became President and CEO(Representative Director) of NEC Corporation on April 1, 2021.
Previously, he was CFO where he managed the financial strategy.
Having joined NEC in 1983, Morita's experience in the global ICT industry now spans nearly four decades. In the past twenty years, he has played a central role in the development of partnerships and alliances with corporations across the globe - having completed more than forty deals of corporate M&A and investments.


Chloe Cho
Int'l Journalist/ CEO & Co-founder
Brilliant Media & Productions Pte Ltd

A prolific content creator and international journalist, Chloe works with TV channels, media platforms, and multinational corporations to create impactful media content for today’s dynamic landscape. Having worked as a news anchor, editor, correspondent, executive producer, and contributor for numerous TV networks including CNBC, CNN Int'l, and CNA, Chloe has traveled extensively for major global events, and scored exclusive interviews with top newsmakers including European Central Bank/ former International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, and former Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo alongside central bankers, financiers, business magnates and tech leaders. Chloe has moderated top panels for the International Monetary Fund, the World Economic Forum, the Asian Development Bank, the ASEAN Business & Investment Summit alongside regional corporate summits and thought-leadership forums.