Southern California's Premier International Trade Event


The World Trade Center Los Angeles is pleased to welcome the following speakers at the 2018 Select LA Investment Summit. 

More speakers coming soon!

Opening Remarks

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stephen Cheung

President, World Trade Center Los Angeles


The Waking of a Tech Giant

How investors are working with tech companies to fuel and transform LA’s Tech Industry

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Richard Jun

Co-Founder & Managing Director

BAM Ventures


Rick Smith

Co-Founder & Managing Director

CrossCut Ventures

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Chang Xu


 Upfront Ventures

Industry 4.0: Robotics, Automation and Data

The intersection of IoT and manufacturing is transforming entire industries and their supply chains

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Gonçalo Fortes

Founder & CEO, Prodsmart


Carmen Palafox

Partner, Make in LA


The LA Mobility revolution

From Hyperloop’s vacuum pods to all-electric semi-trucks, LA is incubating a new mobility and transportation paradigm

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Dakota Semler

Co-Founder & CEO, Thor Trucks

Navigate LA

Discover the many great cities in Los Angeles and what they are doing to attract FDI


John P. Keisler

Economic Development Director
City of Long Beach

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Jason Crawford

Economic Development Director
City of Santa Clarita