One of Asia’s most recognisable entrepreneurs, Tony Fernandes is best known for co-founding low-cost carrier AirAsia with Datuk Kamarudin Meranun in 2001 and democratising air travel in the region. Since 2018, Fernandes has been spearheading a digital transformation of his businesses, launching airasia Digital which includes logistics, fintech and a super app, a digital lifestyle platform which offers travel, food, education and health services.
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.
Rusty serves B2C marketing professionals. His research focuses on enterprise marketing technologies, including cross-channel campaign management, marketing resource management, and real-time interaction management. Rusty helps organizations ensure that their marketing technology investments underpin strategies to meet evolving customer expectations and align with overall business technology investments to win, serve, and retain customers.
Dan's spent the last 15 years helping businesses grow by connecting the dots between consumers, brand, and business. With both brand and agency experience, he brings with him a wealth of knowledge on brand building, advertising, digital marketing, digital transformation, and consumer research from working across categories and industries. A marketing strategist at heart, he's helped dozens of global and local companies determine what to do next.
Today, at The Body Shop Indonesia, he spearheads all marketing and customer-facing interactions with a cross-functional team focusing on growth strategy, communications, PR, CSR, (social) media strategy, e-commerce, product and user experience design, customer relationship management, data analytics, and marketing technology.
Lisa is an award-winning marketing executive with over 20 years of experience across multiple Australian and international brands. She has a track record of building strong consumer brands, leading high-performing teams and growing retail sales and market share. Lisa joined Coles Group in May 2019. As Chief Marketing Officer, Lisa is responsible for leading the organisations marketing brand and media strategies, sponsorships and events, customer insights and analytics, and in store promotion. Prior to joining Coles, Lisa worked across several brands and sectors including Carlton & United Breweries, Visa International, Telstra, David Jones, Westpac Group and Tourism Australia. Lisa was recognised as the number one Chief Marketing Officer in Australia, winning both the 2018 Marketer of the Year award from the Australian Marketing Institute and also being named as the No. 1 CMO in the 2018 CMO50 Awards from CMO Magazine Australia. Lisa and her team also won Marketing team of the Year, Campaign of the Year, best PR and social campaigns of the year and ten Cannes Lions in 2018. Most recently Lisa won the Marketing award at B&T's Women in Media awards, recognising her as a trusted leader not only from her direct colleagues but the wider marketing and media industries. Lisa is an active member of the Australian Marketing Industry, including writing regularly for the AFR, is an AANA (Australian Association of National Advertisers) Board Member and an Australian Advertising Standards Board Member. Lisa also takes part in several mentoring programs. Lisa holds a Graduate Diploma in Management with Honors in Marketing from the Macquarie School of Management (MGSM) and bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Western Sydney. Lisa is also studying an MBA at MGSM.
Deepak Subramanian is the Global Head of the Fabric Enhancers Category for Unilever as well as the Divisional Vice-President (Homecare) in South-East Asia, ANZ, based in Singapore. He joined Unilever as a Management Trainee in India in 1995, after completing his B.A.(Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. He has lived and worked in India, Europe and Asia and has worked across local / regional / global Sales &
Marketing roles and more recently in Board-level General Management roles, bearing full P&L responsibility. He is also an Advisor to Antler/ 500-Startups (early-stage VCs), an angel investor in She1K and other start-ups, a graduate of the Executive Programme at Singularity University and a Certified Chair from the Advisory Board Centre, Australia.
Patrice Conxicoeur is Chief Executive Officer and Head of South East Asia at HSBC Asset Management (Singapore) Ltd since April 2020. Previously, he was the CEO of HSBC Asset Management (Japan) K.K. since April 2015.
Prior to that, Patrice held other senior roles within HSBC. Since May 2011 he was Global Head of Insurance Coverage with overall responsibility for the further development of HSBC Asset Management’s practice with insurance companies globally, including product strategy. He was also the Head of Institutional Business for Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management (Hong Kong) since 2008.
From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Conxicoeur was Chief Executive of Sinopia Asset Management, Asia-Pacific. He joined Sinopia in 1992 as an equity fund manager, became Head of Global Equities in 1995 and was
promoted to Head of Strategy, Equities and Balanced Products in 1998. Prior to joining Sinopia, Mr. Conxicoeur worked in Tokyo with Japan Gamma Asset Management during 1990-1992.
Mr. Conxicoeur graduated from the Lyon Graduate School of Business (now E.M. Lyon) in 1990 in
Lisa Burnett has been building great digital customer experiences for companies such as Le Creuset, Amazon, and Bloomingdale’s, for over 15 years.
Her career expands over several sectors, including marketing, merchandising, and program management, at local, regional, and global levels, allowing her to bring a unique perspective to any conversation on digital retailing.
Lisa is passionate about digging into customer problems and solving them with technology, proving herself wrong with data, and helping people fall in love with brands. And pizza.
Vincent is the Co-Founder and CEO at Astro, the leading q-commerce in Indonesia launched in Sep 2021. Astro delivers groceries within 15 minutes and 1,500+ SKUs from more than 50 hubs, with nearly 1 million app downloads. Astro has also raised more than US$90M from global top investors including Accel, AC Venture, Citius, GFC, Goodwater, Lightspeed, Sequoia and Tiger Global.
George is the marketing wiz who led Trapo Asia to its current dizzying heights. Under his leadership, Trapo Asia has become the No.1 seller of Automotive accessories and has plans to expand to the rest of Asia, Europe and Australia. His diverse experience across a multitude of industries enabled him to play a huge role in shaping Trapo’s journey and driving its commercial success.
George is currently the Chief Marketing Officer of Trapo, which started with only 3 people but has since experienced exponential growth. Even today, Trapo continues to grow its family by adding individuals with the passion to take marketing to the next level.