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Herman Widjaja

SVP & CTO
Tokopedia

Herman Widjaja is the Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Tokopedia, overseeing the overall Tokopedia’s technology and data office. Besides his role at Tokopedia, Herman is also the CEO of Semangat Digital Bangsa (SDB), a financial technology company that provides alternative credit scoring from e-commerce data sources.
Passionate about growing and globalizing the Indonesian technology community, Herman is also contributing to Tokopedia Academy, a learning ground for the future digital talents in Indonesia by Tokopedia.
Prior to Tokopedia, Herman led technology teams at Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft. He currently holds eight US/international-issued patents, has four patents pending approval, and has written four industry publications.

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Jean Thomas

CMO
Pomelo Fashion

Jean Thomas is the Chief Marketing Officer at Pomelo, a leading omnichannel fashion platform in Asia. Prior to joining Pomelo, he previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer at Alibaba-backed Lazada where he spearheaded all marketing initiatives in Singapore across Lazada and RedMart. Jean has a vast range of experience in marketing and eCommerce across APAC, having previously worked at Wego, Vinomofo, SmartBuyGlasses and Ogilvy & Mather.

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Kenneth Soh

Senior Manager (Marketing)
Shopee Malaysia

Kenneth currently heads the Campaigns, Games and Online Marketing teams at Shopee Malaysia. He is responsible for conceptualizing and driving strategies to build continuous customer engagement and loyalty both within and out of the Shopee app. Prior to this role, he was the Head of Shopee Mall Malaysia.

Before joining the exciting space of e-commerce, Kenneth was in management consulting serving clients across Asia, Europe, US and Australia. He was also an engineer in the Energy sector for many years abroad. He has since returned home to Kuala Lumpur and looks forward to contributing meaningfully towards the growth of Malaysia’s digital economy whilst developing talents to drive transformational change.

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Spencer Ng

Marketing Analytics APAC lead
GFK

Spencer has spent 15 years in marketing analytics, consumer insights and customer analytics. His experience spans multiple categories where he has been running and overseeing projects across 5 continents

He is currently driving the marketing analytics practice at GfK – focusing on the APAC region

Spencer’s key interest is in helping clients transform their organizations into data driven decision makers. Often times, this means taking data and turning it into compelling stories that build business cases.

He has a degree in media studies and certifications in data science

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Claudius Ng

President
Singapore Chamber of E-commerce

Claudius is the founding President of the Singapore Chamber of E-commerce. Singapore Chamber of E-commerce is building an e-commerce eco-system for every Singaporean businesses to compete globally. Claudius believes that e-commerce is a fundamental capability for sustainable growth. His founding team consists of like-minded leaders passionate to disrupt the industries in their own areas.  Prior to this appointment, Claudius served as the Chief Innovation Officer of a private education institution in Singapore. His role involved the integration of technology into learning and to innovate business models to help organizations adapt to market disruption using digital strategies.

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Hery Atmadja

ASEAN and Indonesia Digital & Emerging Technology Consulting Lead, Partner
EY

Hery Atmadja is a Partner in Technology Consulting at EY Indonesia and responsible to grow and establish the Digital and Emerging market in Indonesia and ASEAN. With 25 years of experience in various industry segments, Hery has served strategic positions as CIO, CTO, and Tech Leadership within various sectors such as telecommunication, financial services, and on-demand services. He co-founded an IT services company specializing in providing open source ERP solutions.

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William Kusuma

Head of Partnership and Business Development - GoClub
Gojek

William Kusuma is the Head of Business Development and Partnership-GoClub of Gojek Group. He is responsible for overseeing GoClub Partnership, which helps to identify and curate benefits for Gojek’s most loyal customers with partners across the country.

William joined Gojek in 2019. He was the Head of Mall Partnership and focused on building and integrating mall partners across Indonesia with the Gojek ecosystem. He oversaw relationships with Malls and at the same time grew traffic and transactions within Malls in Indonesia.

Prior to joining Gojek, William was the Head of Strategic Partnership at SPOTS, a POS platform company in Gojek that helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) grow their businesses. During his time at SPOTS, he helped the company grow its customer base to more than 60,000 SMBs across Indonesia. He previously also held several senior management positions at NadiPOS since its inception to the point it was acquired by Gojek in 2018.

William holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of East London.

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Tang Siew Wai 

Country Head, Malaysia
Carousell

Siew Wai has over 20 years of combined experiences & accomplishments in the ICT and e-commerce industry. He is currently the Country Head (Malaysia) at Carousell, one of the world’s largest & fastest growing classifieds marketplace.

Prior to joining Carousell, Siew Wai was Regional Marketing Director at Huawei, overseeing 7 countries in the South Pacific Region for the telecommunications company. Subsequently, he joined luxury e-commerce platform, Reebonz, where he was Country Head for Malaysia and the Middle East markets. Siew Wai would also go on to launch his own startup, ModeFair, a social e-commerce platform that connects brands with influencers, before starting the local office for Carousell in Malaysia.

Bringing a wealth of experience to the table, Siew Wai spearheads Carousell’s business growth and development in Malaysia, with a focus on building strategic partnerships, driving revenue and developing meaningful communities of buyers and sellers. Since taking the helm, he has increased Carousell’s app downloads to more than seven million with over 40 million user listings in the Malaysian market putting it in the Top 10 of both Apple App Store and Google Play.

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Sushant Mantry

Executive Vice President & Head of B2B Commerce
Zilingo

Sushant Mantry is the Executive Vice President & Head of B2B Commerce at Zilingo. He is passionate about transforming the fashion and retail supply chain through e-commerce and digitization. Under his leadership, Zilingo has helped thousands of garment and textile enterprises and SMEs across South and South East Asia to expand their business through digital adoption and tech innovation. Sushant has been instrumental in scaling up Zilingo’s business profitably across all its markets.

Sushant has had a successful global corporate career spanning two decades across reputed consulting firms and corporates. He’s an expert in eCommerce, Digitization and Cross-border logistics, and has worked with the likes of McKinsey & Company, DHL and Infosys.

Over the last decade, he’s helped reputed logistics companies build multi-million dollar e-commerce and logistics businesses in ASEAN. At DHL, he was the Vice President (Cross-Border) and Member of the APAC Management Board and led the International Parcels business across product development, operations, customer integration, and international fulfilment solutions.

A firm believer that it’s never too late to try something new, Sushant joined Zilingo in 2019 after two decades of successful global stints, the last one being as Vice-President - Cross Border (Asia pacific) at DHL eCommerce. At Zilingo, he’s quickly grown to become the business leader across all markets.

Sushant holds a Management degree from the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad) and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.

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Rossana Fajardo

PH Consulting Leader and ASEAN Business Consulting Leader
EY

Rossana A. Fajardo is the Consulting Leader of SGV & Co., the country’s largest professional services firm. SGV is a member firm of Ernst and Young (EY) Global Limited. Rossana is concurrently the EY ASEAN Business Consulting Leader. She has served in multiple leadership roles over the years, including Philippine IT Risk Assurance Leader, Philippine Performance Improvement Leader, EY ASEAN Regional Advisory Quality Leader, and EY ASEAN Advisory Chief Operating Officer, and a member of the EY APAC Advisory Leadership Team.

She has over 25 years of experience helping clients transform in areas of finance, customer and IT. Her diverse industry experience covers companies in the technology, media & telecommunications, consumer products and retail, utilities, manufacturing, government and BPO/GSS sectors.

Rossana holds an MBA degree from the Asian Institute of Management. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Information Security Manager, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control.

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Eric Zheng

Vice President, APAC
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited

Eric is a veteran in the media industry with over 15 years in marketing and digital advertising. He has extensive experience working in China for more than a decade now. He leads the business operations in the APAC region in iClick with a leading strategic role where he executes outreach strategies by prospecting new businesses in all responsible markets. He further spearheads the pitching of marketing and enterprise solutions to new prospects and the generation of new leads across the region.

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Binh Le

Head of Ecommerce
Sonkim Retail

Marketing Expert with 15 years of successful track records in leading marketing for top tier Internet businesses. A strong understanding of E-commerce, online marketplace and Omni-channel Marketing and Sale to drive sales and customer acquisition.

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Yang Kan

Director of Big Data and Consulting
Alibaba Cloud Intelligence

With over 10 years of experience in big data and digital transformation, Yang Kan leads Alibaba Cloud's Data Intelligence business and solutions for Southeast Asia region. He and his team are dedicated in building digital solutions for retail, real-estate, logistics, and fintech to adapting cutting edge technologies and best practices. He has also successfully worked as an enterprise architect in a number of top tier enterprises towards path-to-success digital journey.

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Loek Berendsen

Global Omnichannel Strategist

Global Omnichannel Strategist with 10+ years' experience building and nurturing C level relationships, driving cross domain retail & eCommerce & Customer Experience programs across the world. Improved customer journeys in million dollar companies with new processes, software and shopping journey experiences. Helped brands by better engagement with consumers connecting online and offline. Simplified and humanized Retail, eCommerce and Customer Experience initiatives, investments and programs.

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Karim Cheboub

Retail Leader
Decathlon Malaysia

Passionate about Sport, consumer behavior and retail, Karim has over 10 years experience in those fields, in different countries such as Thailand, France and Malaysia.

Karim has been working for Decathlon, world's largest sporting good retailer, since 9 years, with different responsabilities. And since almost 2 years in Malaysia as Retail Leader to drive expansion and tranformation.

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Varun Verma

APAC Head of Data & Analytics
HEINEKEN

Varun Verma is the APAC Head of Data & Analytics for Heineken Asia Pacific. He brings over a decade of experience in this field and held various positions in top-tier companies like Heineken, PwC Consulting, Visa Worldwide, Accenture Consulting, and Allianz Insurance. He possesses a wide range of Analytical skill sets, including data strategy, business intelligence, machine learning & AI. He has deep experience in setting up data analytics strategy and roadmap, building and ramping-up COE and manage large data-driven transformation projects. He inspires and promotes innovation and new ways of working using AI. In his recent role, he is driving and leading data-driven decision making across function for the APAC markets.

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Izzat Aziz

AVP- Emerging Technology and Cyber Security Group Technology Risk Management
CIMB

The Group Technology Risk Management is a strategic unit to
manage technology innovation such as Artificial Intelligence,
Blockchain, Digital Wallet, Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT)
within CIMB Group by assessing the risk and threat exposure to
the company.
These enable CIMB to digitalized its core, enhance customer
experience and where necessary, disrupt CIMB as a whole.
Previously, he served as the Assistant Chief Information Security
Officer for KPMG Co-Sourcing Program with a Regional
Telecommunication Company and prior to that he was holding a
similar position for another engagement with a Major Energy and
Natural Resources (ENR) Company. His role was to assist the Chief
Information Security Officer (CISO) to provides overall strategic
vision and direction towards’ Information Security initiatives and
advice the client’s top management on how they can improve
their organization cyber security posture.

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Maria Roesli

VP of Business Expansion
Dana Indonesia 

Maria is a Business Growth Strategist who have worked in the world of e-commerce for more than 15 years, ultimately gaining experience in B2C, B2B sales, marketing, and business development. She helps businesses grow and make significant impacts by reaching new market that capture, convert, and nurture high-value customers. She is always striving to bring 100% to the work that she does and her goal is to build a strong, long - term relationships with clients and partners alike.

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Gopal Kiran

Director - Financial Services
Deloitte

Gopal works as Director - Financial Services, South East Asia with Deloitte based in Malaysia. He holds a decade plus of diversified consulting experience of working with global fortune Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Technology companies based in USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific. Gopal brings a unique expertise of Digital banking, FinTech, cards & payments, digital channels mortgages, digital wallets, insurance and capital markets.

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Nakul Gaur

Senior Global Leader, eCommerce
Unilever

A digital and retail specialist, Nakul has 13 years of experience in setting up and sustainably growing digital businesses with Unilever.
With innate understanding of shopper, retailer operations, and digital marketing ecosystem, Nakul has deep appreciation of South East Asia, India, China, and US eCommerce markets.
Currently, as a member of Unilever’s Global eCommerce leadership team, Nakul leads Revenue Growth Management (portfolio, pricing, promotion and media management) and Performance Media Marketing (conversion optimized digital media) and strategic retailer relationship (with Shopee, Lazada) to competitively/profitably grow Unilever's $300 Mn Beauty & Personal Care, Home Care brands across Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Australia and Malaysia.
Nakul is also a strong advocate for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at Unilever and works closely with Unilever C-suite and external NGOs as a champion for disability inclusion.

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Mike Ghasemi

Founder & Chief Analyst
Mike Ghasemi Research Pte Ltd

Mike Ghasemi is the founder and chief analyst of Mike Ghasemi Research and co-founder of InnoLab. He is one of APAC’s most respected retail and hospitality industry futurists, analyzing trends and the use of emerging technologies to digitally transform the retail industry. His intellectual work and thinking have covered topics as broad as omnichannel strategy, cross-border e-commerce, supply chain management, customer engagement, and in-store technologies, and influenced many of the region’s best-known retail organizations. Mike Ghasemi’s mission is to stimulate the understanding of digital transformation in the industry.

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Varun Arora

Partner
Kearney

Varun leads Digital Transformation practice for Kearney in Asia Pacific. He has advised corporate clients, social enterprises as well as start-ups on their digital journey. He is a core architect of Kearney’s “Being Digital and Doing Digital” playbook.

Varun balances the organizational change needed to succeed in the digital era, and the execution required to implement and scale digital use cases in complex organizations. He believes digital transformation should no longer be about innovation, and should deliver commercial results.

Varun's client are in Consumer Goods & Retail, Financial Services, and Telecoms. His clients vouch for his ability to deliver results through digital transformations.

Varun is based out of Kearney's Singapore office.

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Sonal Kapoor

Director - Financial services
Flipkart

Sonal leads the Lending & Insurance Business at Flipkart. She is a tech enthusiast at heart with over 11 years of experience in designing products & strategies for exponential growth
Sonal's current focus is on designing offerings that help make online payments & insurance easy and affordable for customers, and expand access to protection & credit to more Indians in tier II and III markets, propelling consumption for the next 200 million online shoppers.

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Stephanie Aliwarga

Head of Sales and Partnership
Orami

Stephanie has experience across multi disciplines of marketing and advertising, including ATL, Digital Marketing, CRM and e-commerce. She has worked with multinational agencies, Leo Burnett and Ogilvy on FMCG clients.

As Head of Sales and Partnership in Orami, she is responsible for building the marketing services business to drive growth for brands based on deep insights into parenting and mothers in Indonesia, acting as a client partner to develop end-to-end marketing strategy and solutions across Orami platform's ecosystem of e-Commerce, Content Publishing and Moms Communities.

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Nicole Tretwer

Head of Logistics Services
Swarovski

A result-driven and solutions-oriented leader with a University of Manchester MBA, a take-charge personality and +18-years of experience in a broad range of roles in logistics and retail, Nicole embraces change and tomorrow’s technology.

Nicole is passionate about the consumer and strives for top performance when delivering the product to the markets. A strong believer in ecommerce playing a central role in retail growth over the coming years, and an enthusiastic online consumer herself, Nicole enjoys exploring new possibilities to create a delightful online experience via innovative logistics solutions.

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Long Tran

Head of Retail Marketing
PNJ

Long Tran is a pragmatic and results focused business leader with extensive experience in Marketing, Retail & Ecommerce; proven track records by connecting every single touch points in consumer purchase journey and generating revenue & transaction growth for both retail store & ecommerce. He is currently Head of Retail Marketing of PNJ – the largest jewelry retail in Vietnam (400+ stores). Prior to PNJ, Long was responsible for diverse parts of marketing in Pharmacity, Central Group VN, Lazada VN.

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Kelly Umberfield

Head of Growth Markets - MY/SG/PH
TikTok 

Based out of Singapore, Kelly heads the mid-market growth team across SG, MY, and PH. Previously, she led the key accounts team across Fintech, Telecom, D2C, and Apps verticals and helped clients perfect their full-funnel strategies across TikTok globally.
Prior to joining TikTok, she spent 6 years in New York on the agency side, leading performance marketing teams across key accounts like NYSE, Sports Illustrated TV, The MET etc. As a natural creative, she enjoys bridging the fun side of advertising with tangible performance solutions and sees TikTok as the underdog everyone will come to love.

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Amanda Tan

Lead for Technology and Consumer Electronics
TikTok

Amanda is currently leading the 3C & Tech Vertical at TikTok and has built considerable experience with both branding and performance-driven clients. Prior to heading the 3C & Tech vertical, she was managing key accounts across the Ecommerce, FMCG and Gaming.
Amanda was part of the pioneer team, where she was employee #5 at the SEA Business Solutions unit. Prior to TikTok, Amanda was supporting the growth of Google’s channel sales team by working with partners to scale their advertising revenue. Having joined TikTok, she has developed a passion for helping brands interact with the next generation of digital nomads through the use of short form videos.

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Alwan Ahimmat

Head of Business Reporting
MYDIN

Alwan Ahimmat is currently holding the position as the Head of Business Reporting of Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad (MYDIN), Malaysia’s largest homegrown retail chain doing businesses in wholesaling and retailing. His previous wide experience and expertise in handling data analytics whilst serving Shell Australia, Cummins Filtration Australia and Mudah.MY have given the edge for Alwan to contribute his knowledge in MYDIN to carry out multitude effective measures towards achieving the targeted cost efficiency and growth results under this challenging business landscape.
A young and technology enthusiast, Alwan’s significant exposure and insights in data utilization has so far successfully steered MYDIN with notable achievements in analyzing and understanding consumers’ trends and demands to build a strategic planning and investments valuations exercises. This is crucial in order to achieve optimization of operational efficiencies that will bring MYDIN to the next level as a more resilient and competitive retailer with technology adoption and adaption.

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Jonathan Juan “JJ” Moreno

Chief Strategy Officer
Metro Retail Stores Group Inc.

JJ is a former Philippine Navy officer (with a rank of Commander) and had a successful stint in the Armed Forces of the Philippines where he earned various medals and recognitions for both combat and administrative accomplishments.

He has dedicated the past two decades of his professional life to developing and implementing transformational programs at both macro and enterprise levels.

From 2000-2010, JJ worked as a corporate governance (CG) advocate and regulator. He was one of the pioneers of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) where he served in various capacities including as President & CEO. He was also the first VP-CG and Chief Risk Officer of the Philippine Stock Exchange where authored many of the PSE’s CG Rules, most notable of which is the CG Rules for Publicly-Listed Companies. He was likewise the Philippine representative to various corporate governance initiatives of the OECD and the World Bank.

From 2010, JJ worked on “creating, capturing and sustaining value” through developing sound strategies (mostly on international expansion/growth) and designing & implementing the respective strategy execution systems, in various organizations–mostly family and state-owned corporations-around Southeast Asia. This was in his capacity as Principal & Head of Southeast Asia of Palladium Group, the strategy execution consulting firm founded by “Balanced Scorecard” developers Robert Kaplan & David Norton; as well as a consultant to the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group where the engagements involved making IFC-investee companies “investor ready” for either an IPO or the entry of strategic investor.

Seven years ago, JJ decided to focus his talents in helping Philippine corporations and so joined a fast-growing conglomerate of the Gaisano family where he now serves as Chief Strategy & Governance Officer of the group’s flagship company (Metro Retail Stores Group Inc.). He is likewise currently in charge of, among others, business development, strategy, mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, E-commerce, and other strategic transformational programs.

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John Low 

Co-Managing Partner, South East Asia
Roland Berger 

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, John is the Co-Managing Partner of Roland Berger's South East Asia practice. He has over 25 years of consulting and industry experience. John has worked for clients in both public and private sector across Asia, US, Europe and the Middle East on projects related to national and industry transformation, corporate strategy, digital and workforce transformation.

John has recently worked on projects such as National Industry Digitalization Master Plans, National Smart City Framework, Digital and Innovation Hubs, Digital Workforce Development and various Corporate Digital Transformation projects in various sectors.

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Vignes Varun

Regional Commercial Manager - Ecommerce
LUXASIA Pte Ltd 

E-commerce and Marketplace specialist with 7+ years experience. My previous Responsibilities include:

1. Managed an E-commerce Marketplace at a leading Fashion site in Southeast Asia
2. Provided E-commerce Consulting to Businesses in Southeast Asia
3. Initiated marketplace business for a leading online shopping portal in the MENA region

4. Striving commercial excellence for a leading e-commerce enabler business in South East Asia.

A creative at heart, I love finding innovative and efficient solutions to big problems and helping businesses scale.

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Raushida Vasaiwala

General Manager, APAC
Celtra

Raushida Vasaiwala is the General Manager, APAC at the Creative Automation company Celtra. She started her career in the creative and art industry and shortly after switched to digital marketing and ad tech, building meaningful connections between consumers and brands. She has spent the last 10 years working across geographies, brands, and technology providers to create winning formulas to bring data, media, and creatives for better consumer experiences. Raushida is passionate about art and science coming together with technology as a backbone. Raushida is a change agent who anticipates the market and helps guide business stakeholders accordingly. Prior to Celtra, Raushida worked with a location Intelligence Platform managing sales in Southeast Asia.

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Yang Kan

Director of Data Intelligence Solutions - SEA
Alibaba Cloud Intelligence

With over 10 years of experience in big data and digital transformation, Yang Kan leads Alibaba Cloud's Data Intelligence business and solutions for Southeast Asia region. He and his team are dedicated in building digital solutions for retail, real-estate, logistics, and fintech to adapting cutting edge technologies and best practices. He has also successfully worked as an enterprise architect in a number of top tier enterprises towards path-to-success digital journey.

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Klaas van Asten

Global Strategy & Transformation Director 
LEGO Group

By bridging people, functions, regions, cultures, executives and channels, Klaas van Asten is driving real impact on customer experience and organizational scorecards. Based on a diverse and very multi-functional background within e.g. customer, commercial, supply chain, ecommerce and finance, he is translating strategies and orchestrating execution for tangible results.

Klaas’ strong end-to-end value chain understanding is developed within various B2C and B2B organisations and from many years as an external Lean management consultant in a wide range of industries, processes and geographies. In recent years he is leading the realization of key strategic and commercial ambitions for The LEGO Group around omnichannel expansion and development across the world.

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Hong-Chia How

Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions, SEA/India
Appier

Hong Chia has worked with Clients from various industries to adopt AI and analytics throughout his career. More recently, He worked with executives from Banks, Startups to Multinationals, on their digitalisation journey spanning the entire marketing funnel, from customer acquisition, conversion to retention by leveraging data and AI for impactful business outcomes. He has also worked on adoption of AI systems with Government agencies for improvement of citizen experience and engagement; classified public safety projects to safeguard the well being of citizens. He currently heads the software business in Appier and is responsible for overall business results for Southeast Asia.

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Sireethorn Satchatippavarn

Head of Program Management
The 1 App

Sireethorn is Head of Program Management at The 1, Thailand’s largest loyalty App and platform solutions under Central Group, having been appointed after her stint as Head of Strategy and Innovation at Central Food Retail Group. Before joining industry, she worked in four countries in Southeast Asia as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, advising companies in Retail, Financial Services and Telecoms sectors.

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Edwin Koh

Regional Sales Director (SEA & ANZ)
Limelight Networks

Edwin is a technology evangelist with 15 years of sales and marketing experience in SaaS, Cybersecurity, Video, Cloud and Edge services. He has an exceptional track record to drive market growth in APAC. Being methodical and experienced in pipeline management, Edwin excels in team mentoring, consultative sales and customer success management.

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Arnel S. Gamboa

Past President and Director
Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines (SCMAP)

Arnel is a seasoned executive in supply chain who has an accumulated experience of more than 20 years in various industries and disciplines which covers agri-business, cold chain logistics, FMCG distribution, lighting solutions, retail distribution, 3PL/4PL operations, demand planning, business development, operations management and project management. He has been a proven leader in both professional and social circles having assumed senior management and executive leadership roles in various work environment and respected supply chain associations like Supply Chain Management Association of the Philippines. He has successfully learned, adapted and crossed over from the manufacturing side until the retail industry complementing his mastery and understanding of the supply chain ecosystems.

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Yasir Qureshi

Client Partner, Client Service
Kantar

Over 17+ years of research experience, partnered with some of the best brands in FMCGs & other sectors. Expert in supporting clients in adding a consumer lens to their annual brand plans.
Yasir is leading Kantar eCommerce domain in SEA and hence brings a unique blend of expertise and POV across markets.

He is an expert in adding a Shopper-centric lens in building winning eCommerce strategy

Consecutive 2 years winner of Kantar Gold award [2017 & 2018] & also received Global Bronze award for delivering impact in Client’s business in 2017

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Huan Yang

CTO
Gudangada

Huan Yang is the Chief Technology Officer of GudangAda, an Indonesian B2B e-commerce company in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. In his current role, Huan Yang oversees GudangAda’s technology policies and procedures to further enhance its products and services to meet customer needs. A seasoned technologist, he has about 13 years of experience in software engineering and management and has worked with some of the world’s leading global technology conglomerates including Google, Facebook, Uber and Grab. Before joining GudangAda, Huan Yang was the Head of Engineering of GrabFood Merchant and Growth at Grab Holdings Inc, a ride-hailing decacorn in Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, he managed a team of engineering managers in Singapore, Jakarta and Beijing to develop solutions to address the company’s critical food delivery challenges.He began his career as a software engineer in Google’s Ads team in China. He then moved to California, United States, where he joined Facebook as a software engineer and later stepped up as Engineering manager, when he was sent to London to build Facebook’s London office for about two years. After Facebook, he joined Uber in San Francisco as Engineering Manager, leading engineering efforts for Uber to expand in China and EMEA region. As a growth hacker, he has worked with multiple teams globally, namely in China, US, Britain and the South East Asia region. Huan Yang graduated from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a Master’s degree in Computer Science.

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Jens Schumacher

Chief Product Officer
Sajari

Jens runs product management and product strategy at Sajari. Prior to Sajari, Jens was one of Atlassian's earliest employees where he worked in various product and engineering roles for 15 years.

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Marc-Antoine Hager

Director, APAC Business
CleverTap

Marc-Antoine Hager is APAC Sales director at CleverTap. The French national has been in Singapore for 6 years. He comes with 15 years of experience in helping companies achieve digital transformation. Marc-Antoine has been involved with many Customer Experience tech platforms.

He started his career in France in 2008 in the SaaS CRM industry, which was extremely innovative at the time. Since then, he evolved with larger enterprise customers throughout his experience with IBM, IFS and Oracle. He has a very strong background in Marketing Technology.

He joined CleverTap in 2020 and it’s been an amazing journey with him since then. With Clever Tap, he uses the innovation of the ARC platform to help companies with their Customer Engagement, specifically mobile marketing and analytics and helps brands unlock retention to delight user experience. He is Responsible for APAC revenue growth and manages the Account Executives across APAC.

He also helped growing businesses with Retention Rates, Personalized In-App Experiences and Omnichannel Engagement which created a great impact.

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Meenakshi Ganesh

Director of Customer Success
CleverTap

Meenakshi Ganesh is passionate about business excellence and providing world-class customer experience. In her current role as Director of Customer Success in APAC, she looks over customer onboarding, product adoption, and customer satisfaction.

In her career spanning more than a decade across startups and large corporations, she has an extensive background in SaaS-based CRM consulting, business planning, P&L ownership and business development. She has cross-functional expertise in start-ups and an in-depth understanding of account management at the C-Suite level. Prior to CleverTap, she has worked with leading organizations like Capillary Technologies and Cognizant. Meenakshi also actively mentors upcoming leaders as a Circle Leader at Lean In Singapore.

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Adrienne Lee

Managing Partner, Hong Kong
Lynx Analytics

Adrienne Lee is the Managing Partner (Hong Kong) at Lynx analytics, a leading company in artificial intelligence (AI) and data science solutions helping businesses to visualize, predict and improve sales and marketing related performance and outcomes.
In her role, Adrienne is responsible for working alongside Lynx clients (top companies across Telco, Financial Services, Retail and Life Sciences) in HK and Asia to develop innovative, data driven solutions that helps their company get ahead of the market. She previously worked at McKinsey where she has in-depth experience working with Fortune 500 companies on digital strategy and transformation.
Adrienne received her Bachelor of Science in Management from London School of Economics and her Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD.

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Rathina Kumar Vaidyanathan

Director, Strategy and Business Development for Industries
Oracle Asia Pacific

An IT and Digital Transformation executive with nearly 30+ years of experience in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management executive level operations within Caterpillar Inc (USA and India), Texmaco Indonesia and Oracle Corporation.

Has worked on various engagements for process advisory, implementation, etc with global corporations in retail, wholesale distribution, logistics, consumer goods, high-tech, industrial manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Significant solutions architecture proficiency and expertise in business process transformation and advisory consulting.
Has been engaging clients in USA, ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand, Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and India

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Srikanth Gonuguntla

Industry Architect - Banking, Financial Services, Insurance
Oracle Asia Paific

Srikanth Gonuguntla is Banking and Financial Services Industry Leader for architecting cloud solutions for Oracle Cloud Technology in Asia Pacific. He has over 24 years of work experience in the information systems industry, 18 of those have been with Oracle across different roles in APAC and EMEA. In his current role, he engages with customers at CXO level to deliver innovation and transformation initiatives.

As an industry lead, he delivers three key outcomes

1. Client cloud usage expansion by executing sales strategy dovetailed with industry use cases
2. Digital transformation advisory for industry specific strategic accounts
3. Develop and execute industry specific go-to-market sales plays, campaigns, and program assets

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Idan Haim

Vice President, Growth & Marketing
foodpanda

Based in Singapore, Idan Haim is the Vice President of Growth and Marketing at foodpanda, responsible for the overall growth strategy of foodpanda, including demand generation & innovation, strategy & planning, pricing, media buy and branding for the 12 markets in which foodpanda operates. In her role, Idan also focuses on building a growth infrastructure, led by technology and data to efficiently integrate foodpanda’s business verticals.

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Dr. Arne Jeroschewski

Founder & CEO
Parcel Perform

Arne is the Founder and CEO of Parcel Perform, the leading delivery experience platform for businesses covering 700+ logistics carriers worldwide.
Before founding Parcel Perform, Arne was Vice President for Business Development at DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific, where he led development of e-commerce logistics products as well as market entries throughout Asia.
Prior to that, he was Vice President at Singapore Post’s SP eCommerce, where he wasresponsible for the B2C e-commerce businesses including vPost and Omigo. In 2012, Arne was the founding CEO of ZALORA, South East Asia’s leading fashion ecommerce player across 8 markets.
Arne was a long-time management consultant at McKinsey & Company where he worked on technology projects in Europe, Africa and Asia. He is a trained economist and holds a Ph.D. in regulatory economics.

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Dan Jiao 

Director, Asia Pacific
Ekata

Dan Jiao is Ekata’s Director of Asia Pacific, based out of Singapore. He is spearheading Ekata’s growth into Asia Pacific markets, including Southeast Asia and Australia. Prior to his move to Singapore, Dan worked with Ekata’s most strategic accounts, including card brands, payment service providers, and large merchants, to maximize the value of global identity verification data in both machine learning models and rule sets. His knowledge of fraud prevention, data science, and regulations has allowed him to effectively consult enterprise-grade organizations on how to better improve conversion rates and decrease false positives. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and worked in the chemicals industry before his time at Ekata. In his free time, Dan enjoys playing ping pong and traveling to new places.

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Yu Ka Chan

Senior Manager, Technology Cloud Engineering
Oracle ASEAN

Proficient skills in Presales, Business Development, Consultative Selling, Solution Architecture Design, and Application Development. Focus Solution Areas include Autonomous Data Management, Cloud Infrastructure, Exadata Cloud at Customers, Business Analytics and data warehousing.

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Maneesha Bhusal

Director, Head of Customer Experience
JD.ID

Maneesha Bhusal, An Executive with 20+ years in CS & CX has varied industries including ecommerce, banking, real estate, telecom
She is a proud alumni of Insead Business school (MBA 2011) . She began her career as a Software engineer and moved on to become a entrepreneur and a business advisor on CX

Having worked in 27+ Countries across APAC, EMEA and US, she holds firmly to the notion that there is a solution to every customer problem, regardless of circumstances, capabilities or budget.

Over the time she gained a formidable reputation for successfully scaling the business and improving the CX by leveraging on technology.

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Mark Joseph Panganiban

Director / eCommerce Head
Globe

Mr. Panganiban is the eCommerce Head and a Director for the Channel Support and Services at Globe Telecom, the country’s leading telecommunications company. Concurrently, he is one of the Directors of the Digital Commerce Association of the Philippines, a non-stock, non-profit organization founded by the key players in the e-commerce industry. He is also the former Chairman of the E-Commerce Committee at the Fintech Philippines Association, an inclusive financial trade organization in the Philippines.
With his vast experience in e-commerce, logistics and fintech, he has helped launch and execute e-commerce projects among businesses - from local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to
large and popular global brands. With the Philippine E-Commerce Roadmap in place, he had an active role in various e-commerce activation activities in the regions through different government agencies where he worked as a consultant, mentor and member of technical working groups to assist and deal with entrepreneurial developments through digital commerce.

As a Certified eCommerce Specialist, Entrepreneur and Professional.

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Joanna Lim

Fashion Designer & Founder
Joannalsm

Joanna Lim is a hustler.
Aside from owning 2 fashion labels in Singapore – JOANNALSM and B-NARY, she’s also involved in the retailing leasing with a Hong Kong private equity firm, Gaw Capital Advisors Limited and Singapore's first and only live stream shopping media app, Shopavision. Supported by IMDA, the company wants to empower retail and B2C businesses with this business tool and the power of live streaming to drive marketing and sales via a singular self-serve live stream commerce platform.

As a Fashion & Textile Designer, Fashion is a captivating subject and is about expressing your identity. Her work aesthetics is to reinterpret a concept and recreate the work through her creativity mind and eye. As a gymnast since young, she is able to understand how the body functions and what it is capable of, giving her the insight of how a garment is constructed. She has participated in Singapore Fashion Show 2017 under Harper Bazaar’s New Gen, Hongik Fashion Biennale at Seoul Hongik University Fashion Show, The Hive Singapore Runway, iD Dunedin Fashion Show and Donghua Fashion Week Shanghai.

As a fashion designer and artist, she has recently stepped into the NFT scene, creating digital art. She will also be organising an immersive, multi-disciplinary exhibition that will be taking place in January 2022.

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Robbie Lunn 

Associate Director - Strategy & Performance
KPMG

Robert is an Associate Director in KPMGs Strategy team with a focus in Consumer and Retail. A KPMG ‘baby’, he has worked for their consulting arm in Dublin, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and now Shanghai offices for over ten years in total. He specializes in customer and channel strategy and execution, innovation and transformation management. Robert is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and also leads KPMG Chinas design thinking capabilities, helping companies to think differently about their business operations.

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Suresh Dalai 

Senior Director
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) Asia

Suresh Dalai is currently a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) Asia, a global consultancy that specializes in working closely with corporations and private equity funds in performance improvements, turnarounds, and restructuring. Many of Alvarez & Marsal’s consultants have held C-level roles in corporations and bring an operator mindset and hands-on approach to solve its clients’ challenges.

Mr. Dalai has 20+ years of experience leading transformations in retail and consumer businesses, in Asia and the U.S. He has worked for brands such as Ermenegildo Zegna China, Levi Strauss Asia, and Unilever. Mr. Dalai specializes in implementing change in the end-to-end retail / consumer value chain – Strategic planning, merchandising, omni-channel distribution & logistics, and store operations. He has experience in FMCG, apparel, footwear, and childrenswear.
At A&M, Mr. Dalai has led a cost and value transformation program for the SE Asia BU of a global beverages MNC, held Interim COO & Board roles for a PE-backed ~US$600M Indonesian sportswear retailer, and was part of an Interim Turnaround Team for the China BU of a global fast-fashion apparel brand. In these roles, Mr. Dalai implemented transformations in how the client teams executed their end-to-end operations, how they organized themselves and collaborated cross-functionally, and how they leveraged technology.

Prior to A&M, Mr. Dalai was part of the management team for Zegna, Greater China. Mr. Dalai helped manage a transformation of the brand over six years, involving a change in the brand’s market positioning and from franchisee to owned and operated model. Efforts helped increase sales by 3X over a five-year period, improve sell-through by 8 ppts, and increase inventory turns by one point.

Mr. Dalai was also Head of Merchandise Planning for Levi Strauss, Asia. He led the centralization of the region’s merchandising operations, building a regional team, developing capabilities, and partnering with country teams across Asia. Efforts helped increase sales by 10%, gross margin by 3 ppts., and inventory turns by half a point.

Mr. Dalai has been quoted in CNBC, The Economist magazine, Economist Intelligence Unit, and has written for Forbes. He has an MBA from Columbia University and has worked in the U.S., China, Japan and India and is proficient in Japanese.

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Constantin Robertz

CEO and Co-founder
Locad

Having an extensive history in e-commerce and logistics, Constantin Robertz is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of LOCAD. At the helm of business development operations, Constantin oversees overall development and execution of key strategies to ensure LOCAD’s success. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and President of technology-driven logistics solutions provider Entrego and the Managing Director of Zalora, Asia’s leading online fashion destination. With a background in Business and Management from Universität St. Gallen combined with his expertise in e-commerce, Constantin leads the business strategy and development operations of LOCAD.

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Simon Kelly

Solutions Manager
ChannelAdvisor APAC

Simon Kelly is Solutions and Partnerships Manager for ChannelAdvisor in the APAC region. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Simon is passionate about helping retailers and branded manufacturers scale their e-commerce businesses, whether through new marketplaces, digital marketing channels or international regions. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor in 2014, Simon held roles at Coles and footytips.com.au

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Evan Quasney

VP Global Supply Chain LoB
Anaplan

Evan Quasney is Anaplan’s Global Vice President of Supply Chain Solutions, bringing a decade and a half of experience spanning supply chain consulting, software, and hands-on industry experience across a range of industries. He is responsible for Anaplan's supply chain offerings, working with customers and prospective customers to define solutions to address their supply chain challenges, and helping those customers achieve their expected top- and bottom-line outcomes.

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Deborah Pike

Solutions Consultant
Anaplan

Dr Deborah Pike is a Senior Solutions Consult with Anaplan. She brings over 30 years consulting experience gained in both software vendor and customer organisations in supply chain projects covering everything from frigates to light switches and most things in between.
Deborah’s focus over the past 15 years has been in assisting organisations in developing and executing effective supply chain transformation strategies that streamline processes to reduce cost and enable increased visibility and collaboration across organisations, for more cohesive decision making.
Deborah joined Anaplan in earlier 2020.

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Jack Nguyen

Regional Managing Director for SEA
Insider

Jack Nguyen is Insider’s Regional Managing Director of SEA. With over 6 years of experience in marketing analytics, Jack has been a trusted consultant to the largest e-commerce, telco, travel, FMCG, transportation and publisher clients across the region.

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Mani Gopalaratnam

CEO and CTO
Resulticks

Mani has over three decades of extensive expertise in IoT, predictive modeling, and big data solutions across multiple industries, including manufacturing, logistics, banking, capital markets, insurance, real estate, utilities, and telecommunications. As Resulticks’ CEO and CTO, he leads the company's growth efforts and is instrumental in the solution's architecture design, implementation approaches to the market, and application within client business environments.

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Maggie Liu

Conference Producer, Escom Events

Maggie has been working for retail, fintech, digital, eCommerce themed events in Escom Events since 2018.