MEET OUR 2020 SPEAKERS

Hande Cilingir
Co-founder and CEO
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Hande Cilingir
Co-founder and CEO

Hande Cilingir is currently Co-founder and CEO at Insider. Being a 1X entrepreneur, Hande founded Insider, the first integrated Growth Management Platform, with 5 fellow co-founders.

Hande was granted the most successful woman entrepreneur of the year by Microsoft and was awarded by Junior Chambers International (JCI). Selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in ISP-2014. Recently, Hande has been ranked as one of the top three women CEOs outside of the US by Crunchbase.

Being a highly influential tech enthusiast and a thought leader, she has been invited to speak at leading technology events to discuss latest trends and advancements in the customer experience delivery space. 

Hande Cilingir will be speaking about:
APAC Welcome Keynote by Hande Cilingir | September 15 | 15:40 -16:00 SGT
APAC Fireside Chat with Sir Martin Sorrell | September 15 | 16:00-16:30 SGT, Fireside Chat
APAC A Conversation with President Barack Obama | September 15 | 23:00-24:00 SGT, Fireside Chat
APAC Welcome Keynote by Hande Cilingir | September 16 | 11:10 -11:30 SGT
APAC Fireside chat with Rachel Goh - Telkomsel | September 16 | 14:30-14:50 SGT, Fireside Chat
APAC The Key to Delivering Exceptional Experiences | September 16 | 17:20-17:50 SGT, Fireside Chat
USA/LATAM Welcome Keynote by Hande Cilingir | September 15 | 03:40-04:00AM EST, Leadership Session
USA/LATAM Fireside Chat with Sir Martin Sorrell | September 15 | 04:00-04:30AM EST, Fireside Chat
USA/LATAM A Conversation with President Barack Obama | September 15 | 11:00-12:00PM EST, Fireside Chat
USA/LATAM Welcome Keynote by Hande Cilingir | September 15 | 23:10-23:30PM EST, Opening Keynote
USA/LATAM Building a Creator's Ecosystem | September 15 | 23:30-23:50PM EST, Impact Session
USA/LATAM Fireside chat with Rachel Goh - Telkomsel | September 16 | 02:30-02:50AM EST, Impact Session
EMEA Welcome Keynote by Hande Cilingir | September 15 | 09:40-10:00AM CET, Keynote Speech
EMEA Fireside Chat with Sir Martin Sorrell | September 15 | 10:00-10:30AM CET, Fireside Chat
EMEA Welcome Keynote by Hande Cilingir | September 16 | 05:10-05:30AM CET, Keynote Speech
EMEA The Key to Delivering Exceptional Experiences | September 16 | 11:20-11:50AM CET, Fireside Chat
Monika Schulze
Board Member @ZURICH INSURANCE
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Monika Schulze
Board Member @ZURICH INSURANCE

Monika has over 20 years of experience leading digital marketing, innovation, and brand engagement for large B2C brands like Unilever.

In 2017 she was recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Most Influential CMOs in 2017 and was nominated by AdAge as "Woman to Watch Europe 2017" based on notable accomplishments.

Malcolm Turnbull
29th Prime Minister of Australia
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Malcolm Turnbull
29th Prime Minister of Australia

Australia’s 29th Prime Minister (2015-2018) had international careers in law, business and the media before entering politics at the age of 50. 

As Prime Minister, he reformed Australia’s personal income tax, education and childcare systems, oversaw the legalization of same sex marriage and announced the construction of the biggest pumped hydro scheme in the southern hemisphere. 

Globally, Mr Turnbull played a leading role in reviving the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) after the United States withdrew. He also struck deals with US Presidents Obama and Trump to accept refugees who tried to arrive in Australia illegally by boat. 

As a lawyer, Mr Turnbull successfully defended former MI5 agent Peter Wright against the British Government in the “Spycatcher” trial before entering business where he enjoyed a successful career with Goldman Sachs and launched multiple technology based businesses in Australia. 

Since leaving politics, Mr Turnbull has resumed his business career, including as a senior adviser at KKR and speaks regularly at global conferences.

Sheila Morin
CMO @CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
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Sheila Morin
CMO @CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

Sheila Morin is Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group’s worldwide Chief Marketing Officer (interim). 

In her role, she oversees worldwide brand management, marketing strategies, fan engagement, social media, consumer data insights, advertising & content in-house studio and live show recording & television series. Her mission is the growth of the company’s brand love, brand relevance and brand monetization. 

Prior to joining Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, Sheila Morin gained over 19 years of experience, in Montreal and Paris, for some very powerful worldwide entities like Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal and Danone. On top of her strategic thinking and branding expertise, Sheila is known for multidisciplinary experiences from multi-channel strategies, product innovation, as well as in-store consumer experience, sales strategies, price and revenue growth management and shopper insights.

Gregory Sion
CEO @THE PIERRE & VACANCES-CENTER PARCS GROUP
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Gregory Sion
CEO @THE PIERRE & VACANCES-CENTER PARCS GROUP

Gregory started his career in 1997 as a strategy consultant at Oliver Wyman. In 2006, he joined the online agency Promovacances as Strategy and Partnerships Director. In 2009, Grégory Sion joined HomeAway, successively as CEO of Abritel.fr (France), CEO of BedandBreakfast.com (Austin - USA) and CEO of HomeAway UK (London - UK).

Gregory joined Pierre & Vacances CenterParcs as Chief Digital & Commercial Officer in 2016, where he introduced a customer centric & innovation based approach, leading to a substantial Sales growth.

Grégory Sion graduated from Ecole Centrale.

Beatriz Navarro
Marketing & Communications Director @FNAC
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Beatriz Navarro
Marketing & Communications Director @FNAC

Beatriz Navarro has a bachelor’s degree in Information Sciences, as well as three master’s degrees: in Business Management and Marketing from IE Business School, in Contemporary Design from ISEM, and in General Management from IESE. She has developed her professional career in Marketing and Communications for companies that include Repsol, Bassat & Ogilvy (now Ogilvy & Mather Spain), Starbucks Coffee, and Supersol, giving her nearly 20 years of experience. In November 2014, she was named Fnac Spain’s Marketing and Communication Director.

Beatriz was named one of the 15 most influential people in digital marketing 2019. She was also named Best Marketing Professional 2016 in the National Marketing Awards by the Marketing Association of Spain

Beatriz Navarro will be speaking about:
APAC Convenience, Cost and Sustainable Practices | September 15 | 18:45-18:55 SGT, Impact Session
USA/LATAM Convenience, Cost and Sustainable Practices | September 15 | 06:45-06:55AM EST, Impact Session
EMEA Convenience, Cost and Sustainable Practices | September 15 | 12:45-12:55PM CET, Impact Session
Pieter Kemps
Principal @SEQUOIA
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Pieter Kemps
Principal @SEQUOIA

Pieter joined Sequoia in 2014 and advises on investments across Consumer Internet, Fintech and Software companies in Southeast Asia. He currently serves on the Board of Fave, Nugit, FundingSocieties, 90 Seconds, HealthEngine, and Insider and also works closely with Online Pajak, Cardup, Circles and Trusting Social. Pieter previously launched a startup, worked at an incubator, and held various leadership roles at leading tech companies across Europe and Asia. Prior to Sequoia, he worked at Amazon Web Services, where he was responsible for Amazon’s business with VC’s, Accelerators, and the broader startup ecosystem across Asia. Having lived and worked in Amsterdam, Madrid, and Tokyo, Pieter currently resides in Singapore with his wife and two daughters. He holds an MBA (High Honors) from University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he specialized in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital

Matthew Chan
Group Chief Digital Officer @JARDINE RESTAURANT GROUP
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Matthew Chan
Group Chief Digital Officer @JARDINE RESTAURANT GROUP

Matthew Chan is a renowned Digital Entrepreneur & Technology Strategist who has extensive experience in Asia and China’s Internet scene and Omni-channel retailing. Focuses on driving enterprise digital transformation and building a digital ecosystem via business innovation, digital technology, data analytics & building of entrepreneurship culture. 

Mr. Chan is currently the Group Chief Digital Officer to drive corporate digital transformation in Jardine Restaurant Group which operates 850+ restaurants (KFC & PizzaHut) across Asia (HK, Taiwan, Vietnam & Myanmar). Prior to that, Matthew was the CDO in K11 Group & Head of Digital of New World Group which is one of the major conglomerate companies that covered property development, retail, art & culture, hotel, strategy investment across China and HK.

Besides digital technology, Matthew is also a seasonal digital marketer who oversees digital marketing, social media & ecommerce. 

He is a passionate advocate for startups culture and being an active angel investor to invest and incubate different startups (some of them further invested by renowned VC/PE such as Alibaba Fund)

He Also served as a council member and Vice President at The Hong Kong Computer Society & served as Executive committee of Digital Marketing Community at HKMA. Mr. Chan has also held advisory committee roles for different retail, digital & startup associations across the region. 

Matt Reid
Founder @MAXIMAL CONCEPTS
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Matt Reid
Founder @MAXIMAL CONCEPTS

Matt Reid is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Steelhead Group with long time business partner Malcolm Wood. Steelhead is a symbiotic group of companies across three primary verticals; hospitality, biotechnology and content production. Each business draws from the other; all grounded in core areas of passion and disruptive ideas harnessing creativity, powerful content, branding, strategy and design. Everything is led by the desire to use business to create positive impacts, environmental awareness and a triple bottom line mentality. 

Matt has been living in China and Hong Kong since 2004 . Although based in Asia his companies have a global focus, particularly through Disruption Labs with its advanced nanotechnology lab in Austin, Texas, and the ongoing roll out of the international restaurant brands; Mott 32 and John Anthony. 

Matt co-founded Maximal Concepts and over the past decade has been at the forefront of pushing the boundaries of the Asia restaurant scene, particularly with the creation of Mott 32, the Group’s flagship restaurant. Mott 32 is redefining luxury Chinese cuisine and expanding rapidly with locations in Vancouver, Singapore, Las Vegas and Seoul and numerous more on the way. Designed in collaboration with Joyce Wang, Mott 32 has previously won World Interior of the Year awards (INSIDE Award). 

Matt is a passionate environmental entrepreneur who enjoys inspiring change through content creation and filmmaking via his media production house, Far North Productions. Matt sits of the charity board and is part of the team that produced the much acclaimed ‘A Plastic Ocean’, with Oscar winning producer Adam Leipzig and director Craig Leeson. A Plastic Ocean was one of the most awarded environmental documentaries in 2018, with Sir David Attenborough calling it “the most important film of our time”. Matt is currently producing his next film; The Last Glaciers, which focuses on climate change and global warming awareness. 

Through these projects, Matt’s awareness of environmental issues and his desire to find solutions led to Plastic Conscious. Structured similar to a B Corp, it was formed to help drive awareness and change in plastic usage via solutions working with major multinationals and global brands. Recently, Plastic Conscious invested and acquired a stake in a water technology to help launch a compostable and plastic free water brand, that is cheaper than plastic and designed to have a low carbon footprint. 

Matt is an Alumni of Bristol University, Undergraduate (MSc Political Science) and Kingston University (Masters Marketing). Matt also holds a Diploma in Spoken Mandarin from the Beijing Language and Culture University. Matt is highly committed to wellness, nutrition, travel, fitness and life balance. 

Daria Zolotukhina
Chief Marketing Officer @YANDEX.TAXI
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Daria Zolotukhina
Chief Marketing Officer @YANDEX.TAXI

Chief Marketing Officer, grown in a tech world. Over 13 years of professional experience in marketing and PR of FMCG and tech consumer brands.

Daria joined Yandex.Taxi in 2011, when the service was just launched, and its development was handled by a small team. During this time, she went from a marketer of an experimental app to a Marketing Director of a group of companies that includes multinational ride-hailing services, foodtech business and the direction of driverless cars. Today Yandex.Taxi operates in 17 countries, has a team of several thousand people, and marketing approaches vary depending on the business challenges  in different regions — retention strategies, personalized tactics to attract users using ML models, cross-scenarios of taxi rides and food orders, competing sub-brands.

Daniel Fortin
VP Creation @CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
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Daniel Fortin
VP Creation @CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

With a transdisciplinary approach to creation, Daniel Fortin is a leader of award-winning visual, brand and live performance design. 

Daniel Fortin currently holds the position of Vice-President of Creation of global live entertainment leader Cirque du Soleil, where he oversees all new creations. Since arriving at Cirque du Soleil in 2014 as the Creative Director of 45 Degrees, his strong visual sensibility and dedication to putting the right teams together have had a significant impact on the range and reach of Cirque du Soleil’s projects.

Recognized for his unusual ability to work seamlessly between the worlds of stage, fine art, film and brand experience design, his signature is one of sophisticated visuals backed by strong narrative intention.

Merve Nazlioglu
Partner | VP of Global Marketing @ INSIDER
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Merve Nazlioglu
Partner | VP of Global Marketing @ INSIDER

Sequoia-backed 🥊 7/24. Scale Up 🦄 8+ yrs in B2B Tech Marketing. Avid intrapreneur. Tech Enthusiast. Underdog. Change-Maker. Culture Evangelist. Cirque du Soleil Fan.

Heading the B2B Marketing function in 24 countries including Japan, UK, Australia, Korea, and Singapore across 15+ industries for Insider — a Sequoia-backed AI-powered Multi-Channel Customer Experience/Personalization Platform, helping digital marketers drive growth across the funnel. We help Top 500+ global enterprise brands including Uniqlo, Samsung, New Balance, Virgin, Carrefour, McDonald’s, Toyota, CNN and Singapore Airlines grow.

Previous experience included B2B tech marketing for one of Canada’s most innovative market research technology companies (Deloitte Technology Fast 50™), targeting consumer insight professionals from world’s top brands (FMCGs, Tech, M&E, Finance, Health etc.) and establishing B2B marketing teams from the bottom
up for tech startups.

Graduated (top 5% of major) from McGill University with Great Distinction.

Romantic. Underdog. Resolute. Curious Learner. Results-Driven. Creative Horsepower. Detail Freak.
Unicorn.

Faye Ilhan
B2B eCommerce & Commercial Director @WOOLWORTHS GROUP
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Faye Ilhan
B2B eCommerce & Commercial Director @WOOLWORTHS GROUP

Faye Ilhan has held multiple roles with the Woolworths Group Australia for the last 10 years. She is currently Director of eCommerce B2B & Commercial at WooliesX, digital division of Woolworths Australia. She is responsible for Woolworths Business Division and creation of new business propositions. She also sits on the Management Board of Cartology www.cartology.com.au and is a Non Executive Board Member of Sherpa https://www.sherpa.net.au/

David Schwarz
Advisory Board @INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DE LA MODE
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David Schwarz
Advisory Board @INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DE LA MODE
Trevor Johnson
Head of Marketing Europe @TIKTOK
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Trevor Johnson
Head of Marketing Europe @TIKTOK

Trevor is the Head of Marketing, GBS, Europe, leading a function that consists of Creative Lab, B2B Marketing and Comms, Brand Strategy and Creator Monetisation. The team has people sitting in London, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, Milan and Madrid.

Trevor joined TikTok from Facebook / Instagram, which he joined in 2008 as one of Facebook’s first employees outside of the US. He most recently held the role of Director of Instagram, EMEA, and prior to this held a number of senior global strategic and partnership roles during his Facebook career (which included establishing 14 Facebook offices across the globe, then moving to Facebook’s Global Agency Partnerships function, based in NYC, to manage the strategic global relationships between Facebook and some of its large media and creative agency partners).

Trevor plays an active role in championing diversity and inclusion within the advertising industry, holding advisory roles in a number of organisations in the D&I sector. He is also the Chairman of the board of Trustees of the Ideas Foundation, a UK based charity.

David Bochsler
Managing Director APAC @CONTENTSQUARE
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David Bochsler
Managing Director APAC @CONTENTSQUARE

David Bochsler has devoted over 20 years of his career to the Software, MarTech and AdTech sectors - across North America, Europe and Asia. Originally from Canada, he's been working in Asia since 2003 with pan-regional accountability - in leadership positions such as Head of Sales, Head of Marketing, and MD/CEO.  His passion is for building businesses and teams, and continual learning - about business, leadership, tech and cultures.  David currently leads the Asia Region for Contentsquare,  digital experience insights platform that helps brands improve their user experience, and therefore their conversion rate.  

 

Adriana Lica
Head of Commercialisation & Marketing, PayMe @HSBC
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Adriana Lica
Head of Commercialisation & Marketing, PayMe @HSBC

Adriana Lica is currently the Head of Commercialisation & Marketing at PayMe, overseeing the consumer and merchant growth. With over a decade of experience in digital marketing and product management, she has helped shape digital strategies and launch new innovative products across APAC for such companies as HSBC, Swire Properties, DFS, Apple, Lufthansa and more. 

Having previously created a number of her own start-ups, ranging from tech to retail, Adriana is passionate about entrepreneurship and helping shape future digital leaders. She is an active mentor in the startup community, currently training at HKSTP STEP program and PolyU’s Institute for Entrepreneurship.

Gijsbert Pols
Product Strategist @ADJUST
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Gijsbert Pols
Product Strategist @ADJUST

Gijsbert Pols, PhD, joined Adjust a year ago and works for the company as a Product Strategist. He closely follows new developments in the mobile industry and develops strategies that make sure Adjust remains market-leading in the future.

Janis Tse
Global Marketing Director @PLAZA PREMIUM GROUP
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Janis Tse
Global Marketing Director @PLAZA PREMIUM GROUP

Janis is Global Marketing Director of Plaza Premium Group. She is responsible for driving awareness, demand and advocacy via different communication channels for a portfolio of brands including airport lounges Plaza Premium Lounge and Plaza Premium First, airport terminal hotels Aerotel and Refreshhh by Aerotel, airport meet & greet services ALLWAYS and the Group’s Airport Dining concepts. She also leads the strategy and development of the Group’s eCommerce capabilities to ensure a seamless, relevant and data-driven online booking experience for consumers. In her role, Janis oversees the global strategy of brand development, channel management, digital marketing, communications, public relations and marketing efficiency.

With more than 17 years of brand building and marketing experience, specializing in Travel and eCommerce, Janis held key roles for reputable travel brands like Tigerair and ZUJI.com. Prior to joining Plaza Premium Group, she was last based in Singapore as Senior Vice President, Marketing for technology start-up portal GoBear.com. She is now based in the Group’s Hong Kong headquarters. She is a brand builder, a digital transformer, and most importantly, a travel lover.

Adam Payne
Award winning Journalist @BUSINESS INSIDER
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Adam Payne
Award winning Journalist @BUSINESS INSIDER

Adam is a senior political reporter at Business Insider, based in London. In 2017 he was a nominated for best new journalist at the British Journalism Awards for his stories on Brexit and British politics. Since then, he has been reporting on a truly unprecedented period in UK politics from the heart of Westminster. You can find him on Twitter at @adampayne26.

Ashrujit (Jipy) Mohanty
Sr. Director Groceries & New Verticals @DELIVERY HERO
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Ashrujit (Jipy) Mohanty
Sr. Director Groceries & New Verticals @DELIVERY HERO
Caroline Hermansson
Team Lead Paid Social @BABBEL
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Caroline Hermansson
Team Lead Paid Social @BABBEL
Sanjay Popli
Co-founder @CRYPTOMIND
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Sanjay Popli
Co-founder @CRYPTOMIND

CEO for Cryptomind, a one-stop service for Digital Asset and Blockchain in Thailand. I am highly involved in the Thai Blockchain Community. Part of the New Economy team for Democrat Party Thailand. Hosted Thailand biggest Blockchain Event ( Blockchain Thailand Genesis 2019 with over 3000+ attendees ). I am passionate about new technologies, new ideas and new ways of thinking. Love to travel and engage in a meaningful and thought provoking discussion.

Mint Charoenporn Kaewmanorom
Head of Marketing Analytics & Campaign Operations @TRUE DIGITAL
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Mint Charoenporn Kaewmanorom
Head of Marketing Analytics & Campaign Operations @TRUE DIGITAL

Mint has international experience across 15 countries in branding, market segmentation, market strategies, digital marketing, analytics, and online/offline campaigns. She has strong analytical skills: using statistical knowledge to develop methodologies for segmentation and digital media attribution modelling.

Mint leads a team of product managers to develop and promote digital products for entertainment, utility, and communication services. And is adept at operational and managerial skills in executing thematic and tactical digital campaigns.

She graduated with First Class Honor from Mahidol University International College, and was awarded a full exchange program scholarship in Australia and a masters' scholarship to Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden to study Statistics and Innovation Management.

Boris Paillard
CEO @LE WAGON
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Boris Paillard
CEO @LE WAGON

Had a first career in investment banking and quantitative research before getting into education.

With Le Wagon, he helped more than 7,500 graduates change their life, find tech jobs and thrive in their career through immersive bootcamps in software development and data science. Without any funding, he brought Le Wagon’s bootcamps to 38 cities worldwide, built a global community of 75000 members and made Le Wagon the #1st-ranked bootcamp on all student reviews platforms. Le Wagon is featured in TechCrunch as the leading coding bootcamp and has just raised $19M to continue its expansion and help companies train their teams more efficiently through bootcamps.

Hurol Inan
Board Member @ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA
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Hurol Inan
Board Member @ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA

Hurol is an advisor, investor and mentor who is passionate about growing the next generation of companies and leaders. He is on the Board of Engineers Australia, a peak body for the engineering profession with 100,000 members. He is an Advisory Board Director at the Centre for New Workforce at Swinburne University. Hurol splits his time between Sydney and Barcelona where he works with multiple technology start-ups and their founders. Prior to founding his own digital consultancy which was later sold to WPP,  Hurol worked for Accenture and Deloitte

Elinor Noble
Global Head of Retail Excellence @LOEWE
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Elinor Noble
Global Head of Retail Excellence @LOEWE

Elinor has spent her entire career working in the fashion industry or supporting the industry through consulting and providing them with different software solutions. She is obsessed with how that industry touches and impacts every corner of the world and wants to work on making that impact even more positive and beautiful.

Alex Scale
Lead 3D Designer @GREENHOUSE
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Alex Scale
Lead 3D Designer @GREENHOUSE

Alex is a lead 3D designer at Greenhouse in the Netherlands who specialises in AR. He loves building wacky digital characters and letting them co-exist in the real world. There is nothing more satisfying and immersive than making something digitally and seeing it walking around in your own environment.

Chris Varelas
Founding Partner @RIVERWOOD CAPITAL
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Chris Varelas
Founding Partner @RIVERWOOD CAPITAL

Chris Varelas is a founder and managing partner of Riverwood Capital, a private equity firm focused on high growth technology and technology-related companies in need of capital and expertise to scale on a global basis. The firm’s successful investments include ALOG, GoPro, Globant and Nutanix. Prior to establishing Riverwood, Chris worked at Salomon Brothers/Citi as Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecom Investment Banking, Head of Citi’s National Investment Bank, member of Citi’s Global Operating Committee and Culture Czar for all of Citi.  As an investment banker, Chris’ primary focus was Mergers & Acquisitions, working on many of the landmark transactions that shaped the technology industry including Compaq/HP, Peoplesoft/Oracle, IBM/PWC, Lucent Fiber and Flextronics/Solectron. In addition, he was the lead team member for the Chapter Nine reorganization of the County of Orange, California. Chris was selected as one of the 100 most important deal makers by the New York Times and was named top “rainmaker’ in the technology sector by Dealmaker Magazine.

Chris earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California for which he serves on the Board of Trustees and leads the Investment Committee. He is a moderator for the Aspen Institute for which he co-founded the Aspen Finance Leaders Fellowship program, created to produce effective enlightened leaders in the financial services industry. He sits on the boards of NextDoor, Elemental Cognition and MotionPoint, and the Advisory Boards for Streamlined Ventures, Global Ventures and the RAND Corporation’s Center for Global Risk and Security.

Chris is the author of How Money Became Dangerous, the inside account of our turbulent relationship with modern finance.

Anna Jakubowska
Managing Director Poland @AVON
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Anna Jakubowska
Managing Director Poland @AVON

Anna heads Avon Cosmetics Poland and is a member of the Polish Supervisory Board of Bank Millennium SA. Ania has over 25 years of experience in international companies such as Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, The Coca-Cola Company and Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits. 

Her motto: What you achieve is important, but how you achieve it makes all the difference!

Jeremy Ghez
Professor @HEC PARIS
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Jeremy Ghez
Professor @HEC PARIS

Jeremy Ghez is an associate professor of Economics and International Affairs (Education Track) at HEC Paris. He is the scientific director of the school’s master program in Sustainability and Social Innovation as well as the academic director of the HEC Paris Center for Geopolitics. He is also the coordinator of the Sustainable and Disruptive Innovation Track in the HEC Paris MBA program. His research and teaching focuses on populism, the global business environment, strategic foresight, tech giants, as well as on US and European politics. Previously, he was an assistant policy analyst and a research fellow at the RAND Corporation and at RAND Europe. In 2016, he received an award for his case study on “The Economics of Amazon.”

In 2019, Jeremy was named one of the world’s 40 best under-40 MBA professors by Poets and Quants. His book, Architects of Change: Designing Strategies for a Turbulent Business Environment, was published last September by Palgrave MacMillan. He has appeared on Bloomberg, the BBC and France 24, as well as on various French media. Jeremy is an American and French citizen, and currently lives in Paris with his wife and three children.

Pancho Cassis
Partner and Global CCO @DAVID
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Pancho Cassis
Partner and Global CCO @DAVID

Chosen by AdWeek as one of most creative people in the world in 2018, Pancho was appointed Partner and Global Chief Creative Officer of DAVID after a successful past with LOLA MullenLowe and only a month of starting his own agency MAD.

In his 4 years leading the agency and with a small office of 35 people, Pancho helped LOLA become one the best agencies in the world. Four times Best Agency in Latin America by El Sol and El Ojo de Iberoamérica, the agency went up to be the 9th most awarded agency in the world at Cannes (and 4th in the Warc report).

During that time, the agency won over 40 Lions in Cannes, 10 Grand Prix in various festivals and worked worldwide with popular brands like Burger King, Magnum, Scrabble and created the most talked about campaign during the 2018 world cup in Russia, Hidden Flag.

Awarded his first gold lion as a trainee, at age 22, Pancho totals over 50, adding 400 awards and 24 Grand Prix from some of the most recognized festivals in the world, including the Effies, D&AD, One Show, Clio, amongst others.

Most recently, he was named Creative of the Year in Latin America by El Ojo de Iberoamérica and a member of Ogilvy’s Creative Council.

Omri Benayoun
General Partner - Growth fund @PARTECH
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Omri Benayoun
General Partner - Growth fund @PARTECH

Omri Benayoun is General Partner at Partech, responsible for the Growth fund. He joined in May 2014.

He currently sits on the boards of AmbossBrandwatchEcoVadisEvaneosExporoNA-KD, and Urban Sports Club.

Before joining Partech, Omri had senior executive positions at worldwide retail leader Casino Group: he joined the executive committee in 2010 as EVP Corporate Planning and Strategy and in 2012, he was promoted to Deputy CEO at Cdiscount.com, the #3 eCommerce player in Europe and #1 in France. Omri also worked for Dassault Systemes, where he led the Corporate development department for the worldwide leader in Product Lifecycle Management software from 2007 to 2010. He started his career, from 2002 to 2007, as a high-level civil servant at the Ministry of Economy, where he implemented government programs for start-ups and SMEs.

Omri holds a Master’s Degree in Sciences from the Ecole Polytechnique summa cum laude and is an alumnus of the post graduate Corps des Mines program.

Omri is married with two daughters. He loves chess, jazz, Bordeaux wine and walking in the mountains.

Natalie McMurdie
Global On-Site Optimisation Specialist @PANDORA
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Natalie McMurdie
Global On-Site Optimisation Specialist @PANDORA
Natalie is the on-site optimisation specialist in the Global Digital Hub at Pandora, based at HQ in Copenhagen, working with our local market ecommerce teams around the globe on optimising the on-site customer journey and A/B testing, and supporting adoption of our experience analytics tools such as Content Square and Medallia - sharing best in class practices cross-market and within Pandora HQ.
Dayu Dara Permata
CEO & Founder @PINHOME
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Dayu Dara Permata
CEO & Founder @PINHOME

Dayu Dara is the CEO of Pinhome, an emerging proptech startup with the mission to revolutionize the real estate sector in SEA. Dara was previously SVP at PT. GO-JEK Indonesia responsible for Lifestyle & Commerce Product Group consists of GO-LIFE, GO-SHOP & GO-MART. 

She also spearheaded GO-JEK regional expansion to 100+ cities in Indonesia as well as driving implementation of key initiatives of growth for all GO-JEK products. Before GO-JEK, Dayu was a consultant with McKinsey & Company.

Laurent Burel
Gl. Marketing Director @Pernod Ricard
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Laurent Burel
Gl. Marketing Director @Pernod Ricard

Laurent  has recently joined Pernod Ricard as Global Digital Marketing Director. As part of his functions, he is responsible for driving the constant improvement of the impact and the efficiency of digital marketing investments, supporting strategically and operationally the growth of the Brand equity and sales of the Pernod Ricard brands.

Before joining the group, Laurent worked for L’Oréal as Product Marketing Manager, Group Product Manager, Marketing Director during 11 years. Then, Laurent joined PayPal as Head of Consumer Marketing for Western Europe.

He holds a master degree in management from EM Lyon obtained in 2005 and a Digital Marketing Certification from ESCP Europe, obtained in 2016.

Laurent Burel will be speaking about:
EMEA In-house vs. Agency: Who Can Build The Best CX? | September 15 | 12:00-12:20PM CET, Panel
Roman Kumar Vias
CEO & Founder @QMARKETING
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Roman Kumar Vias
CEO & Founder @QMARKETING

Expert in fintech, startup, IT companies marketing and Digital transformation strategies.

>100 successful growth cases globally in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Germany, Russian Federation, Nigeria, South Korea. 

Roman Worked in Tinkoff Bank (World’s Largest online bank) as co-branded cards product manager. Launched products with eBay and Google.

Co-owner of Qlean — World’s 3-rd on-demand cleaning company.

CEO & Founder of Qmarketing Global Marketing Agency for technological companies with clients from San-francisco, London, Nigeria, Western and Eastern Europe. Over the 2 years of its existence, the marketing agency “Qmarketing” collaborated and did marketing campaigns for the next companies: Tinkoff Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Basepaws, Token Box, Tik Tok and many more. 

Mat Hughes
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation @LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
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Mat Hughes
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation @LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY

Dr Mathew (Mat) Hughes is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics, having previously held posts at Durham University and the University of Nottingham. Mat is an award-winning teacher and researcher. His expertise lies in entrepreneurial management and specifically the interface between (for example) entrepreneurship and innovation and strategy, management and marketing. Mat has worked with a variety of start-ups, high-growth businesses, large international businesses and public organisations on building a sustainable innovative firm. He is Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Centre for Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Loughborough University School of Business and Economics. He is an Editor of the Entrepreneurship Research Journal and sits on a variety of Editorial Review Boards including for the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, British Journal of Management, and the Journal of Family Business Strategy. He is also a member of the Council of the British Academy of Management. Mat runs his own podcast series on SoundCloud and can be found on Facebook, LinkedIn and sometimes on Twitter.

Kubilay Sengun
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Kubilay Sengun
Geoffrey Hantson
Chief Creative Officer @Happiness
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Geoffrey Hantson
Chief Creative Officer @Happiness

Geoffrey Hantson, 47, is the Chief Creative Officer of Happiness, an FCB Alliance, in Brussels and Saigon; he is also part of the global creative council of FCB. Geoffrey took his first steps as a creative director at Duval Guillaume in 2006. In 2010, he was named Creative of the Year. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Duval Guillaume was named ‘creative agency of the year’. Geoffrey has won 41 Cannes Lions. At Eurobest, he has won 98 awards, including three Grand Prix. In 2012, Geoffrey was named to Business Insider’s list of the 25 Most Creative People in Advertising; in 2013, he made it to the top of that list, with his work lauded as “amongst the best advertising ever seen.” More recently, his work won Grand Prix at the New York Festivals 2019 and Happiness Brussels was named ‘creative agency of the year’ both in Belgium and at the New York Festival. Geoffrey believes in the power of creativity and humanity — and in Happiness, which fuels both.

Thomas McKenna
EMEA Digital & Analytics Leader @BAIN & COMPANY
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Thomas McKenna
EMEA Digital & Analytics Leader @BAIN & COMPANY

Thomas is a leader in Bain's Advanced Analytics and Digital practices, focused on Marketing and Customer engagements. For more than 10 years, Thomas has helped global organisations and CMO's, CDO's and CIO's make better use of analytics and digital technology to drive insights, connect with customers and improve performance. Thomas advises across a range of B2C industries, with a focus on retail and CPG. Areas of expertise include Data Driven Transformation, Data Strategy, Personalisation, Product Development and Customer Loyalty.

Camille Co-Koro
Content Creator
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Camille Co-Koro
Content Creator

Camille Co-Koro is a content creator that has almost a million followers across the board. With constant campaigns with major brands, she has sealed her place in both local and international landscapes. Aside from her work in the digital space, she’s also an entrepreneur who owns furniture stores Curio Cavern and Nordik Concept and a restaurant called The Canton Club. 

Jackson Jeyanayagam
VP @THE CLOROX COMPANY
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Jackson Jeyanayagam
VP @THE CLOROX COMPANY

Jackson is currently Vice President and General Manager of the Direct-to-Consumer businesses at The Clorox Company which includes full P&L responsibilities, including supply chain; & fulfillment; engineering; product; R&D; growth marketing; and analytics & data science.

Prior to Clorox, Jackson was the Chief Marketing Officer for e-commerce startup Boxed, where he oversaw all aspects of the marketing function. In 2018, Jackson was named to the Forbes CMO Next 2018 list -- identifying the 50 CMO's redefining the role and shaping the future.

Previously, Jackson was Head of Digital for Chipotle responsible for leading all digital marketing efforts. Before that, Jackson was SVP, Digital at Taylor where he built and oversaw the digital marketing practice and supported a number of brands including Diageo, P&G, Jordan Brand, NASCAR and Starwood.

Personally, Jackson serves on the Board of Directors for Goodwill International as well as Peace Direct and is currently also an advisor for three high-growth startups.

Andrew Platts
Director Of Data Strategy @SMULE
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Andrew Platts
Director Of Data Strategy @SMULE

Serial data hacker - from robotic warehouse systems for the Oil Industry in Inverness, Scotland to container freight tracking to Web Brokerage and Online Ad exchange systems in San Francisco. Andrew is a living proof that you can teach an old dog new tricks. In his current role at Smule - social music apps for mobile devices - Andrew is building the data infrastructure behind Smule's stellar UA and analytics teams.

Bettina Stier
Global Marketing Director @Chiquita
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Bettina Stier
Global Marketing Director @Chiquita
Sreekanth Chetlur
Head of Digital @Matahari
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Sreekanth Chetlur
Head of Digital @Matahari

Sreekanth Chetlur has served as Matahari’s Head of Digital since September 2018. In just a year’s time Matahari.com is ranked #7 top eCommerce app and #1 Omni-Channel retailer in Indonesia.

His broad experience is building and running successful eCommerce, Omni-Channel, Digital operations across start-ups and billion dollar enterprises in the challenging markets of South East Asia, Middle-east and India. Recognized as the ’50 Most Influential e-Commerce Professionals in Asia’ Endorsed by CMO Asia, Asia Retail Congress, World Federation of Marketing Professionals.

Sreekanth Chetlur will be speaking about:
APAC Personalized Omnichannel Experiences | September 15 | 17:40-18:00 SGT, Panel
Fedor Virin
Partner @DATA INSIGHT
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Fedor Virin
Partner @DATA INSIGHT

Data Insight partner, Vice-President and IAB Russia industrial education Committee co-сhair, entrepreneur, Russian Internet analyst and researcher. Teacher of his own refresher courses «Internet project Manager» and «Internet marketing Manager». Book author «Internet marketing: a complete collection of practical tools».

Chris Barber
Director @ISSET
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Chris Barber
Director @ISSET

Chris founded ISSET in 1998 with the aim of inculcating in young people the NASA ‘you can do it’ spirit.

Chris has a long record of school leadership and transformation. Prior to his work in education he worked in finance in the City of London as an insolvency loss underwriter and corporate credit management specialist.

His school leadership includes being deputy head teacher in two large high schools. In his last school he was instrumental in taking the school from below average to be the most successful school in England and Wales’ at A level and in trebling the schools GSCE results. In that post Chris raised over £7 million to rebuild the school buildings.

Since founding ISSET Chris has worked with space centres, schools and young people in the UK, USA, Norway, India and Australia.

Chris Barber will be speaking about:
APAC The Race to A Better Tomorrow | September 16 | 15:00-15:30 SGT, Panel
Michel Koch
CEO @INSTITUT COMMERCE CONNECTE
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Michel Koch
CEO @INSTITUT COMMERCE CONNECTE
Shinta Nurfauzia
Co-CEO & Co-Founder @LEMONILO
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Shinta Nurfauzia
Co-CEO & Co-Founder @LEMONILO

Shinta Nurfauzia is the Co-CEO & Co-Founder of Lemonilo, Indonesia’s consumer-tech brand of healthy products (CPG) and lifestyle. Lemonilo is proud to present Indonesia and the world with healthy, affordable, and practical products, made with the highest standard and free from 100+ potentially harmful ingredients. Together with Lemonilo, she is on a mission to create an accessible healthy lifestyle for everyone.

Annabella Da Encarnacao
CMO @MYCS.DE
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Annabella Da Encarnacao
CMO @MYCS.DE

Annabella Da Encarnacao has recently joined MYCS to expand their Marketing of  personalized furniture.

Prior to joining MYCS, Annabella served as CMO at Asana Rebel, establishing Asana Rebel‘s footprint internationally and supporting their mission to create highly engaging health and fitness experiences.

Beforehand, Annabella served as VP Marketing-Performance at Babbel, the world’s leading language-learning app, where she managed a team of over 50, covering User Acquisition channels and Marketing Technologies.

Annabella brings over twelve years of expertise in Marketing for international markets, marketing technology, and focus on user acquisition for ROI-based online businesses, including Team Europe ventures, Affinitas and FOX.

Carol Tran
Head of Growth @DOLBY
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Carol Tran
Head of Growth @DOLBY

Carol Tran is a growth executive, 3x entrepreneur, speaker, philanthropist, and change agent for sub-optimal business conditions. She partners with company leadership, acting as a guide to reveal inefficiencies and grow the business using limited resources.

As Head of Growth for Dolby Laboratories, she built the growth playbook from the ground up. Part-data science, part-consulting and part-marketing, her role combines tactics and theory, examining the business holistically. She uses historical data to build a growth engine, using repeatable, scalable processes to understand user behavior, translate findings with product visionaries, and implement marketing automation to find and nurture leads, close more deals, and maximize ROI. 

She has worked and consulted with a wide-range of companies across several industries—providing her the leverage to be industry agnostic and doing what is necessary to grow customers and revenue. To learn more about hacks and tips on growth hacking, you can connect with her on LinkedIn.

RJ Ledesma
Co-Founder @MERCATO CENTRALE
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RJ Ledesma
Co-Founder @MERCATO CENTRALE

RJ is a jack-of-all-trades and a master of many. For SME entrepreneurship, he is an Agora Awardee for Excellence in Entrepreneurship and an Accredited GoNegosyo Mentor for his work in Mercato Centrale (a food business incubator), where he recently won the 2019 SME Company of the Year at Asia CEO Awards and the 2019 SME Excellence in Innovation Philippine Winner at the Asean Business Awards. He is also co-founder of EnterPH (a market entry consulting firm), and Easy Franchise (a franchise marketplace that connects franchisors & franchisees). 

For solo entrepreneurship, RJ is a 3-time Best Male Emcee Aliw awardee and a 3-time National Book Awards finalist. He holds a double degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from De La  Salle University (1995) where he graduated with a Student Leadership Award and a Masters Degree in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001). He was the first Asian to deliver the valedictorian’ speech at MIT Center for Real Estate.  He currently hosts the Bright Ideas on Bloomberg Philippines/One News, a show that focuses on the local tech startup scene, and Philippine Realty TV on CNN Philippines.    

Manisha Seewal
CMO @CARRO
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Manisha Seewal
CMO @CARRO

Manisha Seewal is the Group Chief Marketing Officer of South East Asia’s largest automotive marketplace - Carro. She was recently appointed to take on additional responsibility as the CEO of Jualo.com, one of Indonesia’s leading C2C marketplaces which was acquired by Carro in 2019.

As a key member of Carro’s leadership team, she oversees the marketing function for Carro in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Founded in 2015, Carro is a Singapore based tech company that has facilitated over US$500 million worth of transactions in 2018.

Manisha is a leader in MarTech space and a firm believer of simplifying technology to answer customer's needs. She has led several “Singapore’s first” technological innovations, which includes Singapore’s first “Netflix for Cars”- a car subscription-based service, Singapore’s first ChatBot from a life insurer and Singapore's first usage-based insurance.

Nathan Bell
Chief Digital Officer @M1
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Nathan Bell
Chief Digital Officer @M1

Nathan Bell leads Digital Office comprising Product Management, Applications, Data, Software Engineering and IT operations. He is also responsible for the broader Digital Transformation at M1, to ensure best in class customer experiences, empowering our people to deliver customer-centred value and ease of co-creation for our business and technology partners across Singapore and beyond. 

Nathan has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunication industry, including various senior leadership and sales positions in Asia Pacific and Europe, with companies including AT&T, KPNQwest, BT, TelkomTelstra and Telstra. 

In his most recent role with Telstra, he led the B2B Digital Transformation in Telstra, transforming the business to being more digital centric in the way it serves its customers and partners across businesses and enterprises, as well as supporting its internal stakeholder of 10,000 Telstra employees on an end-to-end customer journey. He has gained international recognition for his expertise in developing new capabilities and revenue streams across Asia Pacific and Europe.

Otti Vogt
Chief Operating Officer C&G @ING
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Otti Vogt
Chief Operating Officer C&G @ING

Otti Vogt is a disruptive thinker and passionate global C-level leader with over 20 years of experience in implementing strategic business change in multi-cultural, complex organisations and in building global high performing teams to deliver sustainable shareholder value and happiness at work. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Transformation Officer C&G at ING.

Otti is a member of the Challenger and Growth business line executive committee and accountable for continuous optimisation of customer and operational service performance across all countries including operational risk management and regulatory compliance; execution of ING’s global “Accelerate Think Forward” digital transformation programme; cybersecurity and data management; and end-to-end efficiency across all Banks.

Bianca Belnadia Lie
Country Head ID @LOVE, BONITO
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Bianca Belnadia Lie
Country Head ID @LOVE, BONITO

Bianca is the Country Head of Love, Bonito Indonesia. Since 2010 she has had various roles in the fashion industry as a merchandiser, PR maven and brand manager. In 2014, she met LB and its founders; and she was moved with the brand and its message ‘For the woman you are, and the woman you want to be’. LB is a brand which strives to empower women at every milestone. Since 2015, Bianca and her strong female-led team made Love, Bonito  the fastest growing fast-fashion brand in Indonesia. Bianca quoted, “Through LB, I wish to continually spread the positive message, because I believe we as women are meant for great things! I believe in us, as I believe in myself.“

Steve Cadigan
Founder @CADIGAN TALENT VENTURES
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Steve Cadigan
Founder @CADIGAN TALENT VENTURES

Steve Cadigan is a highly sought-after talent advisor to leaders and organizations across the globe.  As Founder of his own Silicon Valley-based firm, Cadigan Talent Ventures, Steve advises a wide range of innovative organizations that include Twitter, Eventbrite, Cisco, Intel, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Telefonica, Salesforce and the BBC. He is also regularly retained by some of Silicon Valley’s leading VC firms such as Andreesen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Sequoia, and Greylock Partners for his counsel on a wide range of talent topics.  

Steve speaks regularly to conferences and major universities around the world and his amazing work in helping shape the unique culture at LinkedIn led Stanford University to build a g class around this ground-breaking work. Steve is frequently asked to appear on global TV and is a regular guest on Bloomberg West and CNBC, and he is also a regular contributor to Forbes. Over the course of his career, the teams, cultures, and organizations he has led and helped build have been recognized as exceptional, “world-class” performers by the Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine. 

Prior to launching his own firm, Steve worked as an HR executive for over 25 years at a wide range of companies and industries including ESPRIT, Allianz, Cisco Systems, Electronic Arts and capped by serving as the first CHRO for LinkedIn from 2009 through 2012, taking the company from a private firm of 400 employees, through an IPO and into the powerhouse that it is recognized as today. Today Steve serves on the Board of Directors to three companies (two based in BC: Perk Labs and Certn) and in addition sits on the Advisory Board of several other dynamic organizations.

Steve graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA in History and received a Master’s Degree in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. 

Sean Si
CEO @SEO HACKER
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Sean Si
CEO @SEO HACKER

Sean Si is the founder and editor-in-chief of SEO Hacker, an SEO and internet marketing company. His expertise in the field has drawn the attention of business and company owners, internet marketers, event organizers, bloggers, and other people interested in penetrating the booming internet market of the Philippines and abroad.

José Cordeiro
Spanish Candidate @EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
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José Cordeiro
Spanish Candidate @EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

José Cordeiro, PhD José is an international fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, vicechair of HumanityPlus, director of The Millennium Project, founding faculty at Singularity University in NASA Research Park, Silicon Valley, and former director of the Club of Rome (Venezuela Chapter), the World Transhumanist Association and the Extropy Institute. He has also been invited faculty at many institutions like the Institute of Developing Economies IDE – JETRO in Tokyo, Japan, the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and the Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Russia. José studied engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, economics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, management at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France, and science at Universidad Simon Bolivar in Caracas, Venezuela. He is a leading expert on technological change and future trends. He has published over a dozen books in different languages and appeared in programs with the BBC, CNN, Discovery Channel, History Channel and NatGeo, among many other international media interviews. He is a member of the Sigma Xi (ΣΞ) and Tau Beta Pi (ТΒΠ) honor societies, has received many prizes, including the Spanish Health Award by Instituto Europeo for promoting research on life extension, and has been a Spanish candidate to the European Parliament.

José Cordeiro will be speaking about:
APAC Get Active With Lizzy | September 15 | 17:40-17:50 SGT, Break
Mariana De Win
Innovation & Ecosystems @DBS BANK
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Mariana De Win
Innovation & Ecosystems @DBS BANK

Connector. Entrepreneur. Builder. 

Mariana De Win is a senior executive and tech entrepreneur with a background in banking and fintech. Mariana leads DBS’s Ecosystem efforts in building scalable partnerships across industries and the region. A proven leader across geographies with 15 years in professional services, Mariana offers expertise in advancing ecosystems, developing successful growth strategies and building teams to launch new products and enter new markets. 

Digital. Data. FinTech.

Sarah Fung
Founder @LIV MEDIA
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Sarah Fung
Founder @LIV MEDIA

Sarah Fung is the founder and Publisher of Liv Media, a cross-disciplinary creative agency that publishes Liv, Hong Kong's wellness magazine. A reporter and editor by training, Sarah is an experienced journalist, and has previously covered civic/community issues, heritage preservation, the environment, social justice, travel, lifestyle, health and beauty as managing editor of HK Magazine. Her work has also appeared in Cathay Pacific Discovery Magazine and Buzzfeed, to name a few. In addition to publishing Liv Magazine, Liv Media also creates custom creative content for clients under Liv Labs, organizes Wellness Week Hong Kong, as well as the Wellness & Lifestyle Awards, which celebrates Hong Kong's best health-focused brands. 

Sarah Fung will be speaking about:
EMEA The Power in Embracing Vulnerability
 | September 16 | 06:50-07:00AM CET
Michał Sacha
CMO @CARREFOUR
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Michał Sacha
CMO @CARREFOUR

Michał is a marketing leader with vast international experience, which he gained at leading companies in the cosmetics and food industry. He is at Carrefour since January 2019 responsible for, among others, a comprehensive online and offline marketing strategy, as well as the development of digital, e-commerce, IT and financial services. In February 2020, Michał was appointed a Member of the Management Board of Carrefour Poland.

Michał is a graduate of the University of Warsaw and an MBA at the Warsaw University of Technology.

Clément Halloo
Head of Paid Social @BLINKIST
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Clément Halloo
Head of Paid Social @BLINKIST

Mobile marketing expert with 9+ years of experience in retail (La Redoute), ad tech (Twitter), gaming (InnoGames) and now subscription (Blinkist) businesses. Specialized in paid social and native advertising channels, for both app and web funnels, as well as leading cross-teams projects such as creative production optimization, campaign automation, remarketing and app store optimization. Joined Blinkist 3 years ago and is leading paid social, ASA and ASO efforts.

Dr. Charles F. Day
President and CEO @CHARLES F. DAY & ASSOCIATES
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Dr. Charles F. Day
President and CEO @CHARLES F. DAY & ASSOCIATES

Dr. Charles F. Day President, and CEO of Charles F. Day & Associates with two lines of business.  The Federal Services division performs Training & Training Development, and Doctrine & Policy Development.  His Modeling & Simulation division performs Data Analytics, Infographics, and Modeling & Simulation with Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning.  He’s served in the U.S. Army as a Research & Development Manager and has been a National Defense University guest lecturer in organizational topics.  He is a charter sponsor and advisor of the Purdue Policy Research Institute.  He is an alumnus of four business schools including the Harvard Business School. Image coming today!

Max Rangeley
Member of Advisory Board @LUDWIG VON MISES INSTITUTE-EUROPE
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Max Rangeley
Member of Advisory Board @LUDWIG VON MISES INSTITUTE-EUROPE

Max Rangeley was originally given a scholarship to do a PhD at the London School of Economics but turned this down to go into business, setting up ReboundTAG, the first microchip luggage tag that works in all airports worldwide; it was showcased by Lufthansa, featured on BBC World News and won many entrepreneurship awards. He was hired to run a think tank for a member of Parliament in 2014, and has since joined the boards of two other think tanks. He put technology at the centre of his work, speaking around the world on the power of technology to transform economy and society for the better. In 2016 Max organised the 5 day long Blockchain Summit in the European Parliament - the IMF, World Bank, United Nations, OECD and Europol all attended, the first event of its kind in the world, then in 2018 organised the Future of Artificial Intelligence roundtable discussions in the European Parliament. He is currently setting up his latest company, Paywhatyouwant.io - the world's first completely pay what you want digital marketplace for ebooks, music, digital art, podcasts, photography and other digital products.

Noni Allwood
Principal @ALLWOOD ASSOCIATES
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Noni Allwood
Principal @ALLWOOD ASSOCIATES

Noni Allwood’s career spans over 20 years as an executive,  speaker and innovator. Her corporate career includes senior roles for Fortune 500 companies, including Cisco, Tandem Computers, and Exxon Corporation.

She is the founder and Principal of Noni Allwood & Associates, a specialized consulting firm focused on innovative practices to achieve workforce equality as an accelerator for business success. As a Senior Fellow and Senior Advisor of the Center for Talent Innovation, she has led research and solution design work to advance women and multicultural talent globally and managed large consulting services engagements.

Regan Kirk
Expert Growth Marketing Trainer @GROWTH TRIBE
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Regan Kirk
Expert Growth Marketing Trainer @GROWTH TRIBE

Building products isn’t enough. Marketing channels are saturated. Rapid Experimentation and Growth Marketing skills help you beat the competition and keep growing!

Growth comes from a mix of behavioural psychology, coding, creative marketing and data analysis. Having spent the last couple of years building, coaching and training regiments of growth teams and growth marketers, in this talk I'll run you through some of the latest stories, learnings and tricks we've learned along the way.

A brief but information-packed power session covering the process, mindset and tools that will help you on your journey towards a more consumer-centric, experiment- and data-driven organization.

Dr. Gia Sison
Head, Women’s Wellness Center @MAKATI MEDICAL CENTER
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Dr. Gia Sison
Head, Women’s Wellness Center @MAKATI MEDICAL CENTER

Dr. Gia B. Sison is a practicing medical doctor specializing in Occupational Medicine and is a graduate of the University of Sto. Tomas. She herself is a breast cancer survivor for almost four (4) years now and is currently the Philippine Leader for Livestrong Foundation and the National Adviser of the Youth for Mental Health Coalition. She is the former Chief Medical Officer of Global Telehealth Incorporated and a co-founder of #HealthXPh which promotes the responsible use of social media in healthcare amongst others. 

 

Dr, Sison was a previous project consultant to the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office on Health Lifestyle in the Workplace. She is currently the Head of Makati Medical Center’s Women Wellness Center. She is a staunch mental health advocate and life and leadership blogger at her personal page entitled Sand and Stone at http:///www.giasison.com and her brainchild Unsaid Feelings at  www.unsaid-feelings.com which serves as a platform where individuals can write and let their feelings out with no judgment.

Dr. Sison also hosts her own digital series on CNN Philippines, G Talks which talks about life, love and anything mental-health related. She is also the resident doctor of Boys Night Out at Magic 89.9 FM radio.

Russell Yardley
Chairman @POWERHOUSE VENTURES
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Russell Yardley
Chairman @POWERHOUSE VENTURES
Coco Chan
Founder @VOLTAGE PR
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Coco Chan
Founder @VOLTAGE PR

A Soul Coach & Entrepreneur with 16 years of experience nurturing Hong Kong’s most prominent brands and individuals helming the lifestyle sector. Coco is the founder and managing director of Voltage PR, one of Hong Kong’s most sought after lifestyle communication agencies and the mastermind behind Wellness Warriors, a movement aimed to raise collective consciousness in the holistic space.

This change-maker is making waves in the wellness scene with her strong conscious living ethos and constant efforts in the Mental Health space as a speaker in the community. To add to her ever-growing wellness empire, she recently launched OMSA, in Aug 2019, an online portal dedicated to nurturing your relationship to self through spirituality, self-care and self-love practices.

She now spends her days coaching individuals and brands to further expand their business, personal & spiritual growth. With all that she's doing in the world, Coco aspires to leave behind a legacy with her love for serving others.

Arnaldo Muñoz
SVP and member of the Executive Committee @SELINA
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Arnaldo Muñoz
SVP and member of the Executive Committee @SELINA

Arnaldo combines experience in the management of "on-off" companies (P&G, Coty, Grupo

Puig, Nike and Telefónica), with that of digital native companies (easyJet, lastminute,

Vistaprint, BudgetPlaces, airbnb and Selina). He is also a founding partner of ISDI, and advisor to several start-ups in Spain and Israel.

In the digital world, Arnaldo has led processes of disruption and hyper-growth in

various companies including,

  • easyJet: x4
  • airbnb: x6
  • ISDI: from 0 to 17k students
  • Selina: from 0 to 35k beds

Arnaldo is currently SVP in Selina where he leads its landing in other categories. Arnaldo has a degree in Economics from the University of Barcelona, and also has an MBA from the University of Houston. In addition to Spanish, he speaks Catalan, English, and French.

Belinda Esterhammer
Head of APAC @SaaStock
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Belinda Esterhammer
Head of APAC @SaaStock

Half Austrian & half Cantonese, born and raised in Austria, Belinda wears many hats and is driven by what she does. Whether it's helping businesses to revamp their marketing on and offline presence, with conferences, focused on entrepreneurship, tech or marketing and consulting, workshops and boot camps for incubators and accelerators through her integrated agency Springboard Group. 

Based in Hong Kong, Belinda empowers people to become innovators and entrepreneurs by facilitating startup boot camps all over the world. She is a passionate advocate for female empowerment and founded Fem Founded - a community for women to get started on everything personal branding and their own company or side hustle.

Belinda previously started NextGen Network (NGN), a non-profit mentoring network for high school and university girls in Hong Kong. She is also a co-founder and member of the board of Women in Tech HK, sits on the committee of TEDxTinHauWomen, and a co-host for #impact - a podcast featuring people making a social impact.

Topics that get her excited: personal branding, female empowerment, dinosaurs - both corporates and the animals, where to get the best pizza in town and how no pineapples ever belong on one, starting a business, side hustles, and everything tech and gadgets.

Charles Thomas
CEO @COMET
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Charles Thomas
CEO @COMET

Charles founded Comet in September 2016. Comet is a platform that instantly connects the best technical and data freelancers with the most ambitious companies.

The startup has developed its own technologies: a selective evaluation program to ensure a high level of skills on the platform and a matching algorithm that can find the best expert for all technical data projects within hours.

Comet brings together a community of 4,000 freelancers who work on innovative projects for clients including technology companies (Deezer, Criteo) and major corporations (Engie, LVMH, Renault). The seventy‐strong team is determined to reinvent the way freelancers and companies work together.

Anna Prymakowska
CEO @MERLIN GROUP
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Anna Prymakowska
CEO @MERLIN GROUP

Anna is the President of the Management Board of Merlin Group SA. She began her career in eCommerce in 2010 in Naspers Germany. She is an accomplished leader with an aptitude for commercial strategy, product management, and introducing product categories across Europe. 

She joined Merlin Group in 2017 as the commercial director responsible for building a strong sales team from scratch, introducing new product categories, and rebuilding the previously lost position of the Merlin brand.

Samir Amellal
CDO @LA REDOUTE
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Samir Amellal
CDO @LA REDOUTE
Laurent Blassin
Head of Marketing Consulting @FABERNOVEL
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Laurent Blassin
Head of Marketing Consulting @FABERNOVEL

Laurent is a marketing expert, ex-Googler & ex-Microsoftee. He currently advises companies from startups to MNCs on their digital marketing strategies.

Mohamed Adam
CMO Malaysia
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Mohamed Adam
CMO Malaysia Mohamed Adam will be speaking about:
APAC Investing in Our Future | September 16 | 13:50 - 14:10 SGT, Panel
USA/LATAM Investing in Our Future | September 16 | 01:50-02:10AM EST, Panel
EMEA Investing in Our Future | September 16 | 07:50-08:10AM CET, Panel
Timothee Semelin
Senior Corporate Director of Digital Customer Experience
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Timothee Semelin
Senior Corporate Director of Digital Customer Experience Timothee Semelin will be speaking about:
APAC Titans of Travel and Hospitality | September 15 | 19:40-20:10 SGT, Panel
USA/LATAM Titans of Travel and Hospitality | September 15 | 07:40-08:10PM CET, Panel
EMEA Titans of Travel and Hospitality | September 15 | 13:40-14:10 CET, Panel
Diego Dotta
CEO and Co-founder @YOUPER
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Diego Dotta
CEO and Co-founder @YOUPER

As a Youper co-founder, I'm on a mission to empower people to pursue happiness and provide everyone on the planet with an Emotional Health Assistant. As a product leader, I'm responsible for understanding our users' needs using qualitative and quantitative data and blending artificial intelligence with an amazing user experience.

Cat Triviño
Chief Marketing Officer @MINDNATION
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Cat Triviño
Chief Marketing Officer @MINDNATION

Cat Triviño is the Chief Marketing Officer of innovative mental healthcare service MindNation with the aim of happier, healthier employees. She is also the Brand Engagement Manager for the Philippines’ #1 QSR Brand Jollibee handling product and brand love campaigns.

Cat is also the Branding and Partnerships Director for environmental non-profit organization Planet CORA. She is a proud young Filipina living in Metro Manila with the heart and passion for the planet and the people.

Cat Triviño will be speaking about:
APAC Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace | September 16 | 13:30-13:50 SGT, Panel
USA/LATAM Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace | September 16 | 01:30-01:50AM EST, Panel
EMEA Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace | September 16 | 07:30-07:50AM CET, Panel
Jade Ryu
Global Content Marketing
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Jade Ryu
Global Content Marketing
Lizzy Williamson
Author & Founder
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Lizzy Williamson
Author & Founder Lizzy Williamson will be speaking about:
APAC Get Active With Lizzy | September 15 | 17:40-17:50 SGT, Break
APAC Get Active with Lizzy | September 16 | 12:50-13:00 SGT
APAC Get Active with Lizzy | September 16 | 15:10-15:20 SGT
USA/LATAM Get Active With Lizzy | September 15 | 05:40-05:50AM EST, Break
USA/LATAM Get Active With Lizzy | September 16 | 00:50-01:00AM EST, Break
Ace Gapuz
CEO @BLOGAPALOOZA
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Ace Gapuz
CEO @BLOGAPALOOZA

Ace Gapuz is an influencer marketing entrepreneur and the Chief Executive Officer of Blogapalooza, the Philippines' premier influencer marketing company. Having been in the digital marketing and public relations space for 19 years, she is the pioneer of influencer marketing in the Philippines and a sought-after thought leader and speaker in industry events.

Sarah Soo-Kyung
Founder & CEO @SOODEVIE
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Sarah Soo-Kyung
Founder & CEO @SOODEVIE

Sarah Soo-Kiang Henriet is the founder and CEO of Soodevie, a wine curation startup based in Seoul, South Korea. Soodevie’s mission is to promote a healthier, human-focused drinking culture and lifestyle. The company focuses on storytelling marketing via video content and it has worked with a number of corporate clients such as Samsung Securities, Visa Korea, McDonald’s Korea, and Mirae Asset. 

Previously, Sarah worked at an education non-profit organization and a policy think tank in Washington D.C. and Hawaii. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and a minor in Mandarin Chinese. She speaks native French, Korean and English, and is proficient in Chinese. She has made numerous appearances in Korean media and has recently co-written and published a wine education book. 

Ana Valenzuela
Professor of Marketing @ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL
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Ana Valenzuela
Professor of Marketing @ESADE BUSINESS SCHOOL

Ana Valenzuela, PhD, is Professor of Marketing and Director of Outreach at the Department of Marketing and International Business of Baruch College, CUNY and at ESADE Business School, Barcelona. She has also served as a faculty member at the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley), INSEAD, China-Europe International Business School, Hong Kong Science and Technology University, Singapore Institute of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Instituto de Empresa. Dr. Valenzuela holds a PhD from University of Madrid, Autonoma and an MBA from Georgetown University. She began her professional career with AC Nielsen as a marketing consultant specializing in multi-country analytics of FMCG markets. A member of several consumer insight think tanks, Valenzuela is a frequent keynote speaker on topics related to consumer psychology and tech-related strategies. Her articles on consumer-technology interactions and cross-cultural consumer behavior have been published in numerous leading journals, including the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and Journal of Marketing Research among others.

Mon Macutay
CEO @BIG IDEAS
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Mon Macutay
CEO @BIG IDEAS

Mon served as the Marketing Director for Level Up Philippines for more than 12 years. He led the acquisition of 40 million Filipino gamers for the country’s most loved online games such as Ragnarok Online, RF, and Perfect World. He had a stint for a couple of years as the Marketing Director for Friendster. 

In 2014, he founded Abubot.ph, an e-commerce store that sold board games, toys, geek wear, and novelty items. During that time, he also founded Big Ideas, a startup Digital Marketing agency catering to SMEs to address their advertising, content, and creative needs.

Lamia Shreim
Marketing Manager @TAMATEM GAMES
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Lamia Shreim
Marketing Manager @TAMATEM GAMES
 Lamia Shreim is the marketing manager at Tamatem; the leading mobile games publisher in the Arabic speaking market. She has been at Tamatem for around four years and a half now and handles all Marketing related topics at Tamatem such as data analytics, in-game promotions, UA, Social Media, Creatives, ASO, SEO and Influencer Marketing.
3. Short statement on your hopes for the future: I’m super excited about the growth of the mobile gaming market in the Arab region and over the next few years it’s going to become an even more significant region. There is so much potential in this region that foreign devs don’t know about and with Tamatem growing more and more every year, I think the Arab region will become the target market for a lot of other developers.
Theresa Mathawaphan
Chief Strategy Officer @NATIONAL INNOVATION AGENCY
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Theresa Mathawaphan
Chief Strategy Officer @NATIONAL INNOVATION AGENCY

In 2020, Theresa was recognized as one of 50 Fabulous Innovative Leaders by World Innovation Congress (Mumbai). In 2019 she was selected as one of 55 Women in GovTech 2019 by GovInsider.

Theresa is adept in online business and services, eCommerce, business strategy, General Management and Business Administration including both front and back-office management, especially competent in International Business management.

Juliette Gimenez
Co-Founder & CEO
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Juliette Gimenez
Co-Founder & CEO Juliette Gimenez will be speaking about:
APAC Why Inclusive Product Designs Matter | September 16 | 12:30-12:50 SGT, Panel
USA/LATAM Why Inclusive Product Designs Matter | September 16 | 00:30-00:50AM EST, Panel
EMEA Why Inclusive Product Designs Matter | September 16 | 06:30-06:50AM CET, Panel
Laureen Uy
Fashion and Travel Vlogger
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Laureen Uy
Fashion and Travel Vlogger

Laureen Uy is a fashion and travel b/vlogger from the Philippines and have been in the industry for over a decade. She started as a contributing writer and stylist in several local magazines before pursuing her love for fashion through her blog Break My Style. Because of her edgy and unique style and character, she’s landed numerous brand ambassadorships and has been featured on several magazines / websites like Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Coveteur, Nylon, The Cut and Marie Claire to name a few.

TBA
This speaker will be announced soon.
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TBA
This speaker will be announced soon. TBA will be speaking about:
APAC Health care’s data-driven future: Hype or Hope? | September 16 | 14:50-15:00 SGT, Impact
EMEA Health care’s data-driven future: Hype or Hope? | September 16 | 08:50-09:00AM CET, Panel
Danny Chong
VP @INSIDER
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Danny Chong
VP @INSIDER
Danny‌ ‌started‌ ‌his‌ ‌career‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌management‌ ‌consultant,‌ ‌advising‌ ‌enterprise‌ 
and‌ ‌private‌ ‌equity‌ ‌clients‌ ‌in‌ ‌valuation‌ ‌and‌ ‌digital‌ ‌projects.‌ ‌Later‌ ‌he‌ 
moved‌ ‌to‌ ‌South‌ ‌East‌ ‌Asia‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌focus‌ ‌in‌ ‌E-commerce‌ ‌industry,‌ ‌where‌ ‌he‌ ‌was‌ ‌heading‌ ‌the‌ 
digital‌ ‌growth‌ ‌initiatives‌ ‌at‌ ‌ZALORA.‌ ‌As‌ ‌Vice‌ ‌President‌ ‌of‌ ‌Enterprise‌ ‌in‌ ‌Insider,‌ ‌Danny‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ 
collaborating‌ ‌closely‌ ‌with‌ ‌MNCs‌ ‌and‌ ‌start-ups‌ ‌in‌ ‌APAC‌ ‌to‌ ‌drive‌ ‌their‌ ‌digital‌ ‌transformation‌ ‌in‌ 
enhancing‌ ‌customer‌ ‌experience‌ ‌and‌ ‌revenue‌ ‌growth.‌  

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