After gaining experience in Asian markets such as Hong Kong and China with Italian multinational firms, Alessandro Duri joined Rocket Internet and ZALORA in the early days of 2012, helping shape the operations of one of the first Southeast Asian fashion e-tailers.
Today, as ZALORA Regional Director of Operations, he is responsible for the overall operations of ZALORA including the coordination and planning of warehouse, logistic, supply chain, returns, customer service and production.
Prior to ZALORA, he worked with two big Italian multinationals in China and joined early stage developments of Rocket Internet ventures in Italy and Pakistan, Payleven Italy (mobile payments), and Kaymu.pk
Alessandro graduated with Honors from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi and Fudan University, Shanghai. He holds a Bachelor in International Economics and Management and a Master of Science in International Management from the respective universities.
Mr Andy Ann is the founder and CEO of NDN GROUP, a digital media and consulting firm established in 2002. He has guided NDN to become an expanding and profitable enterprise with a diversified group of global clients.
In 2008, he founded HotMob, which is now one of the leading mobile advertising companies with over 4 billion mobile impressions served. At the same year, he was awarded as Young Entrepreneur Winner of DHL and SCMP Hong Kong Business Award.
In 2012, he founded Klarity Analytics, a Big Data analytic platform monitoring over 55,000 brands worldwide. In 2013, He was awarded as Young Entrepreneur Winner of Piaget.
Anna Romagnoli graduated at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy in 2014 and moved to Hong Kong in that same year to start working for the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao as Events Manager. Today she is the General Manager of the Chamber, responsible for outbound public relations with 300 member companies, as well as for coordinating over 120 annual events.
Ayu’s venture in digital world started in 2008 when she launched her own online shop built on top of Multiply and WordPress platform. An entrepreneur at heart, she then ventured into the fashion industry, managing clothing lines & retail channels. Her passion for all things digital expanded when she joined Female Daily Network, Indonesia’s No.1 Women media and community platform. In 2013 she decided to move to China to join OPPO, where she helped built its online presence and customer retention globally, through e-commerce & customer centric approach. Today, Ayu is currently working for TCL Telecommunication as a Global Lead for E-commerce and Digital Technology.
Founder - Managing Director, Banda Matina Ltd; Former VP Asia, VF Asia – The North Face
Banda Matina Ltd
Over thirty years in the sporting goods/lifestyle industry, 20 of them in Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong and Shanghai. From an Italian sport brand extending reach in Asia and developing an owned multifunctional platform in the region, to an American iconic lifestyle brand revamped and strengthened by new ownership and management team, to a Fortune 500 USA headquartered company managing several global brands leading in outdoor, young lifestyle and denim. Dealing with multitude of countries in the region at different level of development, while also
gaining exposure to businesses in Middle East, Israel, Mexico and various countries of Latin America.
Managed different business models over the years, reflecting the large variety existing in Asia, from licensing to distribution, franchising, direct country management, owned and operated retail and online business, with specific focus on e/commerce market in China.
Dr. iur. Mirko Wormuth is the founder and CEO of TWICE, China’s first fashion accessories brand and founder of OmniChannel China – a China focussed retail consultancy. Before starting TWICE, Mirko worked as a corporate lawyer in the Beijing and Hong Kong offices of UK law firm Freshfields. He graduated with a Master of Law degree
from Harvard Law School and a PhD in law from Hamburg University. He is the published author of “China’s New Bankruptcy Law”. Mirko is also a member of the Beijing Chapter of global entrepreneur network EO.
Dr Witman Hung, JP is currently the Principal Liaison Officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority. A seasoned ICT professional and angel investor, Witman has worked in the industry for 30 years. He is currently the President of the Internet Professional Association, Executive Chairman of Chinese Big Data Society and Vice Chairman of the Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of HK. He was elected as a Director of the Board and the eminent expert representing Hong Kong and China by the World Summit Awards, an initiative within the framework of UN WSIS.
In 2008, he was given the Award of Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong. In 2016, Witman was elected as one of the Asia Social Innovation Excellence Awards. He was appointed as the Justice of the Peace by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2015.
Director of E-Commerce – Greater China, SEKO Logistics; Former Senior Manager of Cross-Border Trade Shipping, EBAY
Eddie is one of the co-founders of Hong Kong E-Commerce Logistics Association (HKELA), and currently the Director of E-Commerce in SEKO Logistics heading up the e-commerce logistics division in the Greater China and APAC region. Total over 16 years of work experience in Greater China, Asia and US, Eddie is a pioneer in the areas of cross-border e-commerce logistics and fulfillment solutions. In the past 3 years, he founded the commerce logistics division for SEKO and developed partnerships with major global marketplaces, e.g. Alibaba, eBay, Jumia, Lazada, Zalora, etc. Before SEKO, Eddie had been the Regional Director for cross-border logistics and operations in LAZADA, Senior Manager in EBAY APAC Shipping team, and other regional positions with TOLL, FEDEX and CATHAY PACIFIC. Eddie obtained a Master of Science degree from Stanford University in USA.
Elisa Skilton was born in Hunan, China but spent most of her life in NYC where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Stern, NYU and went on to obtain her MBA in Finance and Management from NYU as well in 2003. She worked mostly in Taxation and Corporate Finance in Deloitte & Touche LLP and various international banks before leaving corporate to dabble in entrepreneurship. She has opened up a restaurant and established her own yoga/pilates studio in NYC before coming to Hong Kong in 2011.
Elisa is an award-winning financial planner at FT Life and is concurrently working on FAB Pros mobile app as well. She is a mother of 4 children (18 years, 13 years, 16 months and a newborn due in Aug).
Founder, AI Society; Managing Director & Head of Digital Innovation China, Lewis
AI Society; Lewis
Eric Thain is currently the Managing Director, North Asia for Optimate, an Artificial Intelligence platform that curates data in marketing with cognitive computing systems. With 17+ years of Brand Business Management, Tech & Leadership experience across APAC (including China), he has worked with a range of exciting and developing businesses by teaming with entrepreneurial fund and government initiatives across region in both start-up & growth organizations. Prior to Optimate, he held senior positions in Red Bull & Weber Shandwick across the region. He regularly shares his thoughts at marketing conferences such as ad:Tech across Asia.
Esme joined Fung Global Retail Technology in July 2016 as Head of Asia Research and is responsible for developing and implementing the think tank’s regional strategy. Her vision is to assist multinational retailers to succeed in the face of technological disruptors, by providing opportunities for understanding the rapidly changing retail landscape. Her research interests are omni-channel, e-commerce, consumer trends and the various ways that technology intersects with retail.
Esme’s background is in investment banking, with experience in equity research, hedge fund and private equity. Esme holds a law degree and master’s degree in international business.
After being to more than 60 countries worldwide and speaking 5 languages Florian finally decided to settle down in China the past 7 years where he respectively worked in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong for a big European consumer goods Manufacturer.
Developing their offline and online distribution in China Mainland by traveling to more than 30 cities and then, Asia in 9 different countries he successfully built a profitable activity that let him realize new business opportunities. Thus it is naturally that thereafter Florian with formers colleagues and customers joined Coolhobo an International Tech startup dedicated to the new technologies of social E-commerce and virtual reality.
As the convergence between digital and physical worlds is moving increasingly fast, Francois founded Neoma to make companies build a true 1:1 relationship with their customers.
The award-winning company Neoma is pioneer in ibeacon technology and seen as one of the most advanced platforms for Proximity Marketing and Analytics in Asia. Working on projects across the globe, Neoma provides a personalized customer journey based on anonymous app usage and traffic data. They already worked with groups like PMQ, Swire Properties and JCDecaux Cityscape.
Francois holds a Master degree in Entrepreneurship from French business school Grenoble Graduate School of Business.
Frederic Campagnac is the founder and CEO of CLEVY LINKS, a digital and physical operator of cross-border e-commerce delivery solutions linking China with Europe/CIS. CLEVY LINKS is on a trend to deliver 20 million parcels in 2017.
Campagnac,44, has extensive experience in international trade, transport & logistics and government relations with a personal curiosity for technics and innovation. Before turning to the digital world and starting CLEVY LINKS four years ago, he had developed a significant consulting activity in those fields.
Campagnac is a former representative of CMA CGM in China (the third largest container shipping line in the world and in China), for which he conducted several large investments in rail and port sector. He was then also Board Director of China Rail Intermodal (CRI, a Joint Venture with the Ministry of Railways to build and operate China’s 18 largest intermodal terminals), and Chairman of the European Chamber Maritime Working Group. A former high-ranking civil servant, Campagnac started his career with the French Ministry of Transport for which, among others, he supported the early developments of AIRBUS in China and successfully conducted the earliest cooperation with China on high-speed rail.
Campagnac’s academic background covers management, economics, engineering and Chinese civilization degrees obtained in prestigious French schools (ENPC, TOULOUSE1 UNIVERSITY, ENAC and INALCO).
Campagnac’s first position in China was in 1995 when he followed trade issues for the French Embassy. Since then he has shared his time mainly between China and Europe. He is fluent in Chinese.
Permanent resident in China since 2006, Campagnac has been a Foreign Trade Advisor for the French Government since 2007, and Chair of the EU Chamber Logistics Working Group South China chapter starting last year.
Zhang Haizhou joined China Daily as a foreign affairs reporter in 2007. He was appointed Chief UK-based Correspondent in 2010 to become China Daily’s first-ever Europe-based reporter. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2014 and is now mainly in charge of the media group’s development in the ASEAN region.
Mr. Zhang covers mainly international relations and China’s diplomacy. He has reported extensively China’s interactions with the ASEAN countries in the recent years. He has published many articles and opinions in both English and Chinese to advocate Sino-Filipino friendship.
Mr. Zhang has interviewed many state leaders and CEOs of multinational companies. He is the only Chinese reporter who has traveled to the disputed region of Abyei to report the military conflict between Sudan and South Sudan in 2011.
Mr. Zhang has given lectures on China’s soft power and national image building to the University of Oxford, London School of Economics and Political Science, and King’s College London. He holds a Master degree from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, the UK.
Co-Founder, Summergate; Director Business Development East Asia, Woolworths
Ian was born and raised in New York City, and attended Duke University, graduating with a BA in History, with a concentration in Chinese language. Ian moved permanently to China in 1995 to take up a career in the wines and spirits business with Seagram. In 1999 Ian co-founded Summergate, an importer, marketer, and national China distributor of wine, with a mission to build the China market for imported wines over the coming decades. Today Summergate is a leading drinks company in China by any measure – size, reputation, quality, knowledge, and professionalism. Ian has presented on China at conferences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Bordeaux, London, and New York, and for seventeen years has been working closely with leading drinks brands building their markets in China. In 2014 Ian sold his business to Woolworths of Australia, remaining on the board of Summergate and acting as Director of Business Development, East Asia, for Woolworths.
Jane Singer is Director & Head of Market Intelligence at Inside Fashion, the leading market intelligence publication for the global fashion industry. She also leads the market research team at JDT Research Ltd, renowned for its breakthrough insights into consumer attitudes about fashion and lifestyle.
Ms. Singer has over 20 years experience in international markets, with extensive experience in Asia.
Ms. Singer is a featured expert speaker at prominent trade fairs and industry events around the world. She also serves as a consultant to several leading apparel and textile companies, helping them to gain clearer insights into key markets and identify new opportunities.
Ms. Singer is a graduate of Vassar College with a degree in Economics.
Josh is Co-Founder and CEO of Kung Fu Data, an ecommerce partner specializing in data analytics, brand control and business development inside China’s largest e-marketplaces.
A fluent Mandarin speaker and senior China strategist, Josh has audited hundreds of Tmall flagship stores for brand owners and is a recognized expert in channel conflict, partner selection and performance management in China. He’s current President of the Shanghai chapter of Entrepreneurs Organization and a featured speaker at ChinaConnect, AdTech, NZTE, CCBC, ATO, SBR, IRCE, IRA and Luxury Society.
Tenaciously objective and data driven, Josh spends his days helping consumer brands navigate tough situations in China, bringing third-party transparency and accountability to all stakeholders. He currently resides at the Shanghai Racquet Club with his lovely wife Kate, school psychologist at Shanghai American School, and their two kids, 11-yr old Bennett and 7-yr old Elena.
Kiril Popov provides insights into the technologies and innovations reshaping today’s global retail landscape and is responsible for the Hong Kong team of Fung Global Retail and Technology, a research arm of the Fung Group.
Before joining the Fung Group, Popov worked in the financial services industry, gaining experience in project and structured finance and in M&A. He has been actively involved in the startup ecosystems in Hong Kong and New York, and has co-founded ventures in both the United States and Bulgaria. He holds an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.
Lawrence is the Director of Operations at Linio (Linio.com), Latin America No.1 Online shopping mall. At the same time, secure strategic partnership with Jumia (Jumia.com) & Daraz (Daraz.pk), and manage the operations of 3 Rocket ventures. Rocket Internet is best-known for founding internet ventures that include CityDeal (merged with Groupon), Zalando, Global Fashion Group, Lazada and was also an early investor in Facebook and LinkedIn.
Lawrence also co-founded the Hong Kong E-Commerce Logistics Association (HKELA). This is a newly formed non-profit organization, which aims to research and develop information technologies in supporting the fast emerging ecommerce logistics operations for both domestics and cross-border fulfillment, offer industrial expertise in advising the government to deploy regulations, policies and plans in the logistics industry in order to continuously drive Hong Kong as a premium regional hub for cross-border ecommerce logistics and fulfillments, and partner with research and educational institutions in projects focusing to study all aspects of ecommerce logistics and cultivating the youth about the future in this field.
Leonhard is an expert on Bitcoin, Information Security and Online Privacy. He currently serves as president of the Bitcoin Association in Hong Kong and as a mentor at the Fintech Supercharger. He holds a degree in statistics from the University of Hong Kong and economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
COO, StrawberryNET; Board Committee, Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce
StrawberryNET; Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce
Ms. Lui Tong is the COO of Strawberrynet and leads the business development for the world’s leading beauty online store where over 800 brands and 30,000 products are shipped to 196 countries around the globe every day. Having found a successful ecommerce business selling luxury lingerie, her online career began when she jumped the wagon in the heat of dotcom boom in 1999 where she helped launched one of the most earliest influential ‘dotcoms’ in greater China, renren.com, and went on building up PCCW’s [HKSE:0008] integrated media arm, AdSociety where she actively involved in developing NOW.com profile, forming partnerships and JVs with international media technology companies.
Ms. Tong sits on the board of HK Federation of eCommerce, and is the President of the University of Washington Alumni Association in Hong Kong, member of Zonta Club and formerly the Int’l Advertising Association and Internet Advertising Bureau.
Mark is highly analytical and a natural problems solver with over ten years of consulting experience in Asia and China. As Managing Director of Sovereign’s China offices, he has advised more than three-hundred Fortune 500 companies and SMEs across industries on their market entry strategy development, growth strategy, partner selection, as well as other areas related to entering, growing or operating in the China market. He acts as his clients’ strategic partner and works with them to drive the process of setting the correct strategic priorities and goals.
Mark has worked with multiple companies on setting the correct course for their entry into China via e-commerce channels, and he recently wrote the e-commerce guidebook published by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS). He is regularly invited to speak at events where he focuses on helping audiences understand what is needed to succeed in China’s e-commerce market, which included a 2 week road show in Canada in partnership with the Canadian TCS and the China Canadian Business Council (CCBC) and the Shanghai SIAL food exhibition.
Paolo advises clients in a broad range of industry sectors on IT contracts/outsourcing, privacy/data protection, e-commerce, and telecommunications/internet regulatory issues. He has recently advised a number of companies on establishing comprehensive data governance frameworks across the region. Other recent experience includes assisting clients with the establishment of e-commerce platforms in Asia and related technology agreements and privacy compliance. He also has extensive experience in general commercial issues and agreements and regularly assists clients with licensing, franchise, supply, agency and distribution agreements and on compliance with consumer laws.
Patrick de Courcy is Head of Asia Pacific for Payoneer Hong Kong Limited, a leading online payments company transforming the way businesses and professionals send and receive cross-border payments.
Patrick joined Payoneer in 2014. In his role Patrick leads business activities in Asia Pacific markets, collaborating with the Payoneer team globally. He drives Payoneer’s business in the region by establishing partnerships, developing and implementing new focused strategies, and building out the Payoneer team.
Patrick has extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region and expertise in global payments, B2B trade and global banking. Prior to Payoneer, Patrick spent more than 20 years at global banking cooperative SWIFT, holding numerous positions at the company, including finance, product management, marketing and sales roles. At SWIFT in Hong Kong, he was Deputy Chief Executive, Asia Pacific. Patrick is a British national, and a graduate of the Solvay Business School in Brussels.
Senior marketing professional with over 10 years of experience in North America, Europe and Asia focusing on brand building, marketing strategy, e-commerce and digital analytics. Patrick currently leads the OtterBox, LifeProof and OBX brands marketing strategy as the Vice President of Marketing and E-commerce for OtterBox Asia-Pacific (eight-time honoree of the Inc 5000 fastest growing companies) in Hong Kong.
Paul lived in Singapore for almost two years prior to relocating to Hong Kong at the beginning of 2017. Paul first traveled to Asia after completing his Masters in Finance at Nyenrode Business University, and quickly fell in love with the culture and business potential in Asia. His current mission is to setup the Hong Kong branch of Otonomos – originally founded in Singapore in 2015. Paul started several start-ups in the Netherlands mostly combining his passion for business, blockchain and technology. His objective is to make blockchain technology commercially applicable and use this brave new technology to solve real business issues.
Polly Wan is a Tax Director of Deloitte Hong Kong. She has over 15 years of professional experience in providing Hong Kong, China and cross-border tax and business advisory services. She has been living and working in Shanghai during 2008.
Polly’s clients cover wide ranges of industries including TMT, pharmaceutical, retail, consumer business, e-commerce, real estate, energy & resources, etc.. She is experienced in advising her clients on entrance strategies in China and Hong Kong, cross-border investment structures, application of treaty benefits, strategies in handling tax controversial cases such as offshore claim and tax investigations, local compliance, etc. In particular, she has extensive experience in handling initial public offering in Hong Kong and Singapore, mergers & acquisitions cases as well as tax controversy cases in Hong Kong.
Polly has delivered seminars to Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”), The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries as well as various chambers in Hong Kong.
Polly is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”), an associate of the HKICPA and an associate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (“ICAEW”).
Pushpendra Sharma is the CEO & founder of SpacesGenie.com, a Singapore based online listing marketplace that connects brands with spaces to open Pop-Up Stores. Through the use of AR-VR technology, media-video production and design solutions they curate unique immersive experiences for brands, retailers and space owners. It is the go-to marketplace for everything related to Pop-Up stores offering customised solutions for brands.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Push has worked in a leading Private equity firm and in real estate consulting roles across Asia and Europe. He is an alumni of Columbia University, New York where he was elected Class President. He has lived and worked in 5 different cities in the course of his career. He is an avid traveller, enjoys playing cricket often writes about entrepreneurship, retail and real estate sectors.
Turnaround CEO, HMV and Founder & Director, Pantry Magic
HMV; Pantry Magic
First a graduate student in China in 1990, Robert held increasingly senior Asian regional positions with FMCG MNCs including Anheuser-Busch and Alberto-Culver. In 2005 he founded Asian regional lifestyle kitchenware chain Pantry Magic, opening 26 stores in the next 9 years with a game-changing sourcing strategy of 75% own-label products, returning industry-leading profitability to franchise partners. He was recruited by private equity firm AID Partners to lead the turnaround of HMV as the new CEO in Jan 2015.
Robert Stockdill is Director of Content for Inside Retail Asia group, including Inside Retail Hong Kong online and its quarterly print magazine. He has spent 20 years writing about and observing retail, during which time he has lived in five countries.
He is the Chairman of Hong Kong e-Commerce Supply Chain Association (HKeCSC), it is established in 2017, the first non-profit organization in Hong Kong tailors for the professional leaders who are working in the e-Commerce industry specialize in Supply Chain Management with aims to share knowledge and experiences, and provide advisory to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Terry Chan is General Manager, 3PL for Lazada Cross-Border (Alibaba Group) in Hong Kong. In this role, he is responsible for the management of the Cross-Border 3PL and focus on the development of the transformational Cross-Border Postal Solution by working with the key Postal Operators such as, China Post, Thailand Post, Malaysia Post, Singapore Post, Indonesia Post in the South-East Asia.
He is invited to be the Advisor to the Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU), APPU is a regional postal union which deals with postal matters in Asia and Oceania. It aims at improving postal services through understanding and co-operation among the postal administrations in the region. My role is to support APPU to extend, facilitate and improve postal relations between member countries and to promote cooperation in the field of postal services, in particular, about e-Commerce collaboration between market players and the postal operators.
He is invited to provide e-Commerce/Supply Chain advice to Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), an organization to organizes a broad spectrum of more than 330 trade fairs and promotional activities, 590 networking and outreach events, and receives some 640 trade missions, helping Hong Kong’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) connect with business clients and partners around the world. The HKTDC responses to latest global and regional economic developments and policies to help Hong Kong SMEs capture new opportunities. With China’s Belt and Road Initiative presenting tremendous potential in new markets, the HKTDC provides Belt and Road related market intelligence and creates business platforms to help Hong Kong businesses navigate a world of new opportunities through Hong Kong.
He is invited to the Industry Advisor to the postgraduate student of the Master of Sciences (MSc) in the Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Department of Management Sciences, College of Business, City University of Hong Kong. with aims to provide mentorships and coaching about eCommerce / Supply Chain Management.
He is appointed to be the Board Committee of Hong Kong Federation of E-Commerce (HKFEC) – a voluntary work, it was established in 2015 as a non-profit organization to join professionals and Ecommerce companies together to share on a common platform with the latest news, technology and opportunities. The goal is to make Hong Kong a better place for E-commerce business.
He is appointed to be the Charter Member (CILT) of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in 2016, and appointed to be the Logistics Policy Committee (LPC) and the Board Committee of the e-Commerce Focus Group – a voluntary work, with aims to provide logistics consultancy to the government authority in 2017.
He is appointed to be the Steering Committee of GS1 HK Summit 2017 after been invited as Speaker for the GS1 HK Summit 2016 (Frictionless eCommerce Strategy’s topic: Collaborating to Win, Optimization in the eCommerce Supply Chain) – a voluntary work with aims to contribute ideas, recommend and introduce speakers for the Summit to be held in November 2017. Specifically, to help 7,000+ corporate members (manufactures, brand owners, distributors, retailers) to transform and tap effectively into the phenomenal upsurge of digital commerce that is sweeping across the world. And, he is appointed to be the judges for the 2017 Top 10 eCommerce Website Awards.
He is invited to be the author for professional Logistics & e-Commerce related magazines – a voluntary work such as, SIDE Magazine, a new magazine which specializes in the topics of Startup, Internet+, Data and e-Commerce in Hong Kong.
Prior to his current position, he was the Sales Channel Management, Asia Pacific for DPDHL (Deutsche Post DHL’s DHL eCommerce). He was the Founder and CEO of EC-Post Worldwide Co Ltd in Hong Kong, a company aims to provide an innovative and secure global ‘One-Stop’ logistics distribution solutions to international e-Commerce customers in particular, for overseas brand products import into China and South East Asia. He held a variety of management positions with the leading multinational logistics companies such as, FedEx, Direct Link (Part of PostNord, the merged Postal Organization Sweden and Danish Post), S.F. Express (leading courier in China), City-link Express (leading courier in Malaysia), Yamato International (leading courier in Japan) and mass transportation company like KMB (leading bus company in Hong Kong).
He was invited to be the keynote speaker for a variety of key conferences/summit/forum about e-Commerce/Logistics about the topic of 1) e-Commerce Ecosystem / Logistics, 2) Retail e-Commerce Logistics, 3) e-Commerce in South-East Asia, 4) e-Commerce Logistics Innovation, 5) O2O e-Commerce Logistics, 6) One-Belt-One-Road eCommerce Logistics, 7) Postal Solutions for e-Commerce Development in Asia Pacific such as, China – Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Singapore as below:
He has lived in the UK and has worked across Asia Pacific. He holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of London, Royal Holloway College, a Master in Science from the University of Manchester, Executive Diploma in Doing Business in China from the Fudan University of China, and a Bachelor Degree in Science from Hong Kong.
A passionate advocate of agile innovation, advanced analytics, customer experience, and digital transformation in China and the Asia-Pacific region, Zaheer (Zed) is currently Head of Digital Transformation at global Japanese cosmetics company Shiseido Group in Hong Kong.
With 16 years of experience across 360 digital marketing strategy and operations, Zaheer today heads up a cross-functional Digital Transformation division that brings excellence in Data Management, Analytics, CRM, Media, and Agile Digital Delivery to brands.
Zaheer has over a decade as a digital business leader in Asia-Pacific, where he has spent 4 years in Beijing, 2 years in Singapore, and 5 years in Hong Kong.
Zaheer is also co-author of the international business book, “The Social Media MBA: Your Competitive Edge in Social Media Strategy Development and Delivery”, as well as numerous white papers and media articles. A start up mentor and keynote speaker at flagship digital conferences, including ad:tech (Shanghai) China, Ecommerce World Asia and the Chief Digital Officer’s (CDX) Global Summit in Singapore.
A digital influencer, Zaheer has 23 thousand followers on Twitter @DIGIBLE