HAKIM EL KADIRI
RADO Vice President Product Management
Hakim El Kadiri has been responsible for product development at Rado since 2011. His technical and marketing background and passion for the beautiful things in life, such as design, art and photography, inspired him to join the watchmaking industry. For Hakim, watchmaking is a field where the creation of beauty is ever present, merging innovation, design and technology.
Taew Natapohn Tameeruks
RADO Brand Ambassador, Actress and Architect
Awards-winning famous Thai Actress, Nataporn Taemeeruk, called Taew by her followers. She has won 19 Awards as Best Actress and Most popular Actress Awards. She graduated in Architecture from Chulalongkorn University. Her reputation have been risen outside of Thailand after her appearance with other two Chinese performers Yi Jian Lian and Liu Yi Fei, She is now an internet phenomenon for young Asian netizens. She has passion in design works and exercise.
Acting Director of Creative City Development and Acting Director of CEA KHON KAEN
Pichit Virankabutra, Graphic Designer, graduated from BA Art Education Department, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand and MA Fine Art, Goldsmith College, University of London. He joined Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) in 2004 and was responsible for curatorial work on exhibition and creative programs. He is currently assigned to direct creative city development department under Creative Economy Agency (CEA), formerly TCDC, to develop Charoenkrung as the creative district to drive forward the creative economy in accordance with Thailand’s country policy.
President – The Advertising Association of Thailand
Rati Panthawi graduated Bachelor degree in Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy from Chulalongkorn University and mastered in marketing field from Youngstown State University – Ohio, USA. Twenty years experiences in advertising industry with Ogilvy Advertising. He is currently a President for The Advertising Association of Thailand and Director of Associate Communications & Business Link Office of The President and Managing Director – Boonrawd Brewery as an executive director of the office of the president with a role of marketing strategist for non-alcoholic brands.
Chief Design Director, FiF Design Studio
Phongsathorn graduated Bachelor Degree of Architecture in Industrial Design field from King’s Mongkut Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. He is currently working as Chief Design Director of FiF Design Studio since 2003 until present. His work experiences are such as CEO, IID Product Development Co,Ltd., CEO, Innovative Integrated Design Co.,Ltd., Managing Director, IID Product Development Co.,Ltd., R&D Manager, IRIS Industrial Design Co.,Ltd., and etc., His expert area are such as Human philosophy design, Design thinking, Design for business development, Service Design, Branding Design, Product development, Industrial Design and Packaging Design.
Owner of Fractalis and Createlab
GianLuca Vernizzi is the sole owner of registered Fractalis and Createlab brands and IP worldwide. Born in Italy, educated in the UK and USA, fluent in Italian, English, French and Spanish, he effortlessly combines the worlds of art, design and business. He is enthusiast for developing an innovative approach to art, design and colors.
Founder and Director of International Program in Design and Architecture (INDA)
Ph.D in Architecture Design Theories and Methods from University of California-Berkeley, USA and Mastered in Architectural Studies and Building Systems Design from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Currently she is a Founder and Director of INDA at Chulalongkorn University, responsible for internationalizing architectural education at the Faculty of Architecture.