Dr. Kid Parchariyanon
Dr. Kid Parchariyanon is the Founder and CEO of MCFIVA, a leading Thailand-based digital advertising agency and RISE, a leading corporate innovation accelerator platform in Southeast Asia. He is a serial entrepreneur who at the age of 19 developed and sold the first mobile stock trading application for the Stock Exchange of Thailand (now #1 stock trading app in the country) in 2005. In 2007, he started ITEUS - one of the first Healthcare IT consulting companies in Thailand, serving both public and private hospitals nationwide to adopt Health Information Technology and become Thailand’s first certified HL7 CDA specialist.
In 2011, he founded MCFIVA, a digital advertising agency which manages multi-million dollar advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 companies in Thailand and Southeast Asia. In 2013, the D2C Inc (Japan) - NTT Docomo Group of companies acquired a sizable stake in MCFIVA and invested into the company to expand into SEA.
In 2016, he founded RISE - Corporate Innovation Accelerator to work with large conglomerates and governments in SEA to innovate faster through its unique accelerator and entrepreneur programs. RISE is now one of the largest accelerators in SEA with 600+ startups having graduated from the program and a combined valuation of over $300 million.
Dr. Kid holds a MS in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Mahidol University. He is also the former President of the Digital Advertising Association Thailand, Co-Lead Singularity University Bangkok Chapter and fellow and member of a number of professional associations in the US and Asia. Dr. Kid is an avid marathon runner and globetrotter. He lives in Bangkok with his wife and a 3-year old daughter.