Across Asia: How We Unveiled Our Gen.T 2017 List November 6, 2017 | BY Lee Williamson This year, Gen.T unveiled an inaugural pan-Asian list celebrating close to 500 influencers, innovators and disruptive talents who are shaping Asia’s future. The list, which will be revealed annually, was compiled with the help of a distinguished panel of industry experts and business leaders dubbed the “Tatler Tribe”. Across Asia, countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and more, celebrated the with top-performing entrepreneurs, professionals and creatives. Here's what each country did, in pictures: START GALLERY Trends Across Asia: How We Unveiled Our Gen.T 2017 List November 6, 2017 | BY Lee Williamson × Singapore In Singapore, green architect Tan Szue Hann, head of sustainable urban solutions at Surbana Jurong, views his 2017 Gen.T profile with industrial designer Hunn Wai, a 2016 Gen.T lister. Advertisement Click To Skip Singapore "To be successful, you've got to be a mad cow," says tycoon Ron Sim, founder and CEO of Osim International, during a panel discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore. Singapore Gen.T celebrates diversity of talent across all industries. Case in point: Singapore hip-hop sensation Shigga Shay joins burlesque artist and fellow 2017 Gen.T lister Sukki Singapora in a surprise performance at the afterparty. Malaysia At the launch event in Malaysia, entrepreneur Zaida Ibrahim takes a selfie with fellow 2017 Gen.T lister Noor Neelofa Mohd Nor—actor and founder of Naelofar Hijab—and guest Shal Maainaa. Malaysia Fashion designer Jovian Mandagie is all smiles at the portrait of his wife, and fellow 2017 Gen.T lister, entrepreneur Nina Ismail Sabri. Advertisement Click To Skip Malaysia Malysia Tatler raises RM90,000 for 2017 Gen.T lister John-Son Oei (centre, in white) of Epic Homes to build houses for Malaysia's indigenous community. Making the presentation (from left to right) are Michel Lamunière, chairman and CEO of Edipresse Media Asia, Tamara Lamunière, head of Gen.T Asia, and Florence Fang, managing director of Malaysia Tatler. Indonesia In Indonesia, sisters and Gen.T listers Maria Rahajeng and Elizabeth Rahajeng—both media personalities—arrive with their younger sibling Agnes. Indonesia Actor Reza Rahadian and singer Isyana Sarasvati receive copies of the Gen.T list with special custom covers. Indonesia Manoj Punjabi—the president of MD Entertainment who's dubbed "Indonesia's King of Movies"—is a member of the Tatler Tribe, the distinguished panel of industry experts we consult to compile the strongest possible list. Advertisement Click To Skip Philippines In the Philippines, 2016 Gen.T lister and marketing communications manager for Rustan Commercial Corporation, Dina Arroyo-Tantoco, and entrepreneur and media personality Tim Yap—Tribe member and the evening's host—make full use of the live photo booth. Philippines Richie Lerma, founder and CEO of auction house Salcedo Auctions; entrepreneur and Tribe member Paolo Martel; and 2017 Gen.T lister Jacques Christophe Branellec, EVP and deputy CEO of international pearl jewellery brand Jewelmer, celebrate the launch of the list. Philippines Michael Concepcion, founder of award-winning boutique Commonwealth, and DJ and venture capitalist Katrina Razon toast their fellow listers with guest Mikkel Puyat. Shanghai In Shanghai, Shangliu Tatler's editorial director Paris Kuo launches the 2017 Gen.T list with a bang. Advertisement Click To Skip Shanghai 2017 Gen.T lister Mario Ho, partner at mobile gaming publisher iDreamsky, with head of Gen.T Asia, Tamara Lamunière. Shanghai Hip-hop artist PQ, co-founder of label Bangcrew and a 2017 Gen.T lister, performs at the afterparty. Beijing Meanwhile, in Beijing, Tribe member David Liu, managing director of Weber Shandwick China, is with 2017 Gen.T lister Sun Zijie, co-founder of art and lifestyle venue F-Space. Beijing Gen.T lister Huang Xufu, co-founder of M Woods art museum, with Michel Lamunière, chairman and CEO of Edipresse Media Asia, and fellow 2017 listers Sara Jane Ho, founder of etiquette school Institute Sarita, and F-Space co-founder Sun Zijie. Advertisement Click To Skip Beijing Artist, entrepreneur and 2017 Gen.T lister An Xin in Beijing. Taiwan Across the Strait, Daniel Seah, a 2017 Gen.T lister and CEO of visual effects company Digital Domain, gives a speech on the benefits of youth over experience. Taiwan 2017 Gen.T listers Sam Ding, founder and CEO of mobile cloud platform VMFive; Chia-Ying Hsieh, author and co-founder of history website gushi.tw; Sega Cheng, tech entreprenur and founder of live streaming platform LIVEhouse.in; and Vivian Yang, CEO of Weightstone vineyard, pose in front of their profiles. Taiwan Musican Tzu-Chieh Shen, a 2016 Gen.T lister, performs with Japanese group Quatuor B at the launch in Taipei. Advertisement Click To Skip Thailand In Bangkok, 2017 Gen.T listers Amarit Charoenphan (left)—co-founder of Thailand's largest co-working space, HUBBA—and Sappasit Foongfaungchaveng (right), head of corporate marketing at property giant AP Thailand PCL, discuss how innovation can drive Thailand forward with Mika Apichatsakol (centre), Thailand Tatler's digital editor. Thailand Pimdao Sukhahuta, co-founder of fashion label Sretsis, with husband and collaborator Pierre-Alexandre Darbois in front of her 2017 Gen.T profile. Thailand Photographer Kanachai Bencharongkul moves in front of the camera for a selfie with fellow 2017 Gen.T lister Sutima Sucharitkul, founder of the Nova Contemporary gallery, and guest Dr Pimkhwan Bunjitpimol. Hong Kong Back in Hong Kong, 2017 Gen.T listers Wesley Ng, founder of tech accessories brand Casetify, and Gary Liu, CEO of the South China Morning Post, join Tribe member, photographer and conservationist Sean Lee-Davies on the red carpet. Advertisement Click To Skip Hong Kong Joel Neoh, founder of e-commerce platform Fave and Malaysia Gen.T lister, with Hong Kong 2017 Gen.T listers—architect Nicholas Ho, Prenetics founder Danny Yeung, and Dash Serviced Suites founder Aaron Lee. Hong Kong 2017 Gen.T listers Nana Chan—founder of craft tea company Plantation—and filmmaker Gina Wong in front of their profiles. Hong Kong To see more of the next generation of Hong Kong leaders, view our galleries of the red carpet, dinner and afterparty.