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Convenor: Tran DuyKhiem
Head of Research
Vietnam Logistics Research and Development Institute
(a member of Vietnam Logistics Association)
Khiem has 12 year of experience of logistics from various industries. He had been with Logistics team in P&G Vienam; ATM cash supply management for DongA Bank; and Gemadept Logistics in Contract logistics (Business solutions..). Throughout his career, Khiem has acted as a strategic planner and engagement person throught every organizations he worked with. He has a wide trusted network of professionals in FMCG, Banking and Logistics industry in Vietnam.
Besides, Khiem was an editor of Supply Chain Insight Magazine, the first high-end magazine in Supply chain and Logistics in Vietnam since 2008. Khiem had several articles that were published in magazine (i.e. Supply Chain Insight Magazine, Saigon Times, Vietnam Logistics Review, Banking Technology, Saigon Entrepreneur. Khiemalso participated in consulting projects in supply chain, logistics accross Vietnam.
Keynote Speaker: Wanrudee (Yoong) Siriwatwechakul
Yoong joined Facebook in early 2016 to partner with leading FMCG companies in Thailand to help develop mobile marketing strategy that helps grow their brand and business.
Prior to her stint at Facebook, Yoong spent more than 10 years with global MNCs in regional and local marketing roles. She was a global brand manager for LUX at Unilever and managed the global brand portfolio across APAC for Mars Inc. Her most recent job before Facebook was to lead APAC consumer marketing for Invisalign brand.
Yoong graduated from Tokyo University, Japan.
Mr. Boonphan Boonprayoon
Thailand Country Head,
eBay Marketing (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Boonphan began his career at eBay in 2009 as Thailand’s Sales and Business Development Manager. Over the past seven years his responsibilities have grown tremendously both horizontal and vertical, ranging from sales & business development to marketing, merchandising, and deals initiatives, for both domestic and cross-border tradein the Southeast Asian countries. Currently, Boonphan is taking the role of Head of Thailand Cross-Border Trade, eBay Southeast Asia. In this post, he aims at taking the business in Thailand to the next level by building partnerships and cultivating new high-potential sellers as Thailand has a wide variety of excellent products to offer the World!
Throughout 13 years of experience in the online industry and e-Commerce across the Southeast Asia region, Boonphan has garnered profound insights on online consumer behaviors, and built on his expertise in the online marketplace industry, including strategic planning and execution of digital marketing, online sales, retail exports, and customer relationship management.
Mr. Voravudh Varikarn
Senior Vice President,
e-Commerce Big C Supercenter PCL
Extensive experience in E commerce and the financial industry, including credit cards, personal loans, and insurance products. Proven track records as a strong leader who is keen to drive the team to their fullest potential. Highly ambitious and self-motivated to achieve the KPI’s. Strategic thinker who enjoys problem solving and appreciates creative initiatives that will bring the status quo to a higher level. Keen to expand opportunities that will allow to utilize capabilities and experiences that bring value to organization.
Mr. Terry Chan
Hong Kong eCommerce Supply Chain Association
He is the Chairman ofHong 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.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tiranee Achalakul
Big Data Experience Center (BX)
Dr. Achalakul works in the fields of High Performance Computing, big data Analytics, and software development since 2000. She has extended experiences working in the IT industry and academia in both the United States and Thailand with two published textbooks, multiple journal and conference papers, and many keynote talks. During the past 13 years, Dr. Achalakul has been participating in many Information Technology projects in both private and public sectors and has served on an advisory board for multiple government agencies. She is a co-founder of 3 technological companies as well as an associate professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
Mr. Cris D. Tran
Executive Managing Director
Infinity Blockchain Labs (IBL)
Currently leading a potential “Unicorn Startup” in the Fin-tech Area (#blockchain) in Asia. Extensive years of Strategy Consulting, Digital Transformation, and Retail Banking experience. Had worked for clients in the Korea, Japan, Singapore and Vietnam.Frequent subject matter expert on international magazine like Forbes Asia, Channel NewsAsia, Straits Times and international conferences/forums. Now being active in the Fin-tech world and more…
Dr. Sittapong Settapat
Head of Data and Analytics
Mr. Sittapong is the data and analytics manager of G-Able Company Limited with more than 10 years’ experience in advanced data analytics and Big Data management for multinational companies and startup. He has more than 20 published works towards artificial Intelligence and high performance processing. Also, he is an advisor and speaker for the leading companies in big data and advance analytics solution.
Sittapong graduated in Doctor of Philosophy in system control engineering and Master degree in electronic and information system engineering from Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan. He also graduated in Master and Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. He got certified from the leading institute in both Thailand and abroad.
Mr. Jason Stevens
Vice President, Fulfilment,
DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific
Jason Stevens is Vice President, Fulfillment, DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL). In his role, he is responsible for leading and steering the development and growth of Fulfillment solutions for the rapidly growing e-commerce business in Asia Pacific.
Jason is a proven expert in logistics, supply chain and technology with over 20 years of industry experience covering multiple regions throughout Asia, USA, Middle East and Europe. Jason is not a stranger to DPDHL Group, having been with DHL Express for over 14 years.
Prior to joining DHL eCommerce, Jason was most recently Global Vice President and Excellence and Vice President Supply Chain Malaysia at DKSH and earlier on Global Vice President of Logistics and Network Transformation in Schneider Electric and Chief Commercial Officer Asia Pacific at YCH Group.
Jason has completed executive programs at Henley Management College. He has lived in multiple countries and is now based in Singapore at the DHL eCommerce regional office.
Mr. Raman M K
Chief Technology Evangelist
Exotel Techcom Pvt Ltd
Raman M K is Exotel’s Chief Technology Evangelist. Having worked with Exotel for 2 years, Raman’s area of expertise lies in understanding customers and their pain points. He has worked with various customer facing teams in the past and currently focuses on evangelizing the Indian & Southeast Asian markets for Exotel. His work involves market research, strategy, and final outreach. Raman has also worked on integral third party integrations and automation of various processes within the outbound marketing team, among-st other things.
Mr. Per Lind
Per, born in Denmark and currently residing in Thailand, is the epitome of a connector with a digital rolodex very few can match. Not only is he extraordinary at bringing the right people together, he is also an accomplished business developer with a diverse background from a myriad of sectors.
He started his career by obtaining a degree in economics before jumping right into becoming a pioneer in the renewable energy industry with MICON/Vestas before working as head of marketing at Bang &Olufsen. From there he achieved success at several companies in different sectors including IBM and ResponseTek in the US and Europe. Throughout his career he has worked directly and indirectly with several of the largest brands in the world including Deutsche Bank, Ford, Aston Martin, Mercedes Benz, VolksWagen, SonyEricsson, Virgin Media and more. He was headhunted to work in Thailand 13 years ago and decided to stay ever since. At the moment he leads his own business development company Farmor Cloud Factory which works with a wide range of western companies like HYPR, Secunia, BlackStoneOne, Falcon.io, Apptivo and iMotions aiming to establish themselves in the Asian region. He is also an Ambassador for SeedStars Cambodia and a mentor at StartupBootcamp and work closely with regulators to boost the ecosystem surrounding the innovative technologies he finds interesting. He is a member of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce Thailand, who represents over 9,000 foreign companies in Thailand. He is active in the Digital Economy Committee and promoting projects like the Guillotine Regulatory Reform project, helping Thailand to become a hub for innovation and startups. He is a co-founder of IOTA Foundation and Toridion Quantum Computing Lab. He is a first mover in the RegTech and FinTech technology ecosystem globally.
Ms. Theresa Mathawaphan
Theresa has been in Startup, IT, Online, and ecommerce roles for almost 20 years. Prior to joining honestbee, she worked for aCommerce and Central Online. Her extensive background has been on Technology management, combining with Business development. She was one pioneer in building up incubation & startup knowledge in Thailand. Theresa is now the Thailand Country Head of honestbeeGOODSHIP, the logistics vertical of honestbee.
Mr. Vithavin Lertsaroj
Mr. Vithavin is co-founder of 425degree.com, e-commerce business selling smartphone accessories in Thailand. He is responsible for online marketing of 425degree. He specializes in Facebook marketing from optimization Facebook ads to Facebook content strategy with 5 years of experience that he and his team built 425degree from nothing to 1 million likes Facebook fan page.
Vithavin is also a co-founder of ads122.com, online advertising agency for small business in Thailand. He used his experience from 425degree.com to help ads122’s customers plan their online advertising strategy and also optimize their ads campaign.
Mr. Carlos Français
Chief Operating Officer,
Lazada Express Thailand
Mr. Carlos Francais , Chief Operations Officer of Lazada e-Logistics, Ladaza Express Limited or LEX, LEX is the new emerging and prominent ecommerce logistic service provider in Thailand. LEX scaling operations up at an unprecedented pace to become the best e-commerce Third Party Logistics Provider in the Kingdom. Previously, He worked as a Senior Ops Inbound Manager at Amazon.fr, Warehouse Manager at Base Intermarche , Auchan in Saint and Auchan in Tours and AGS CEO worldwide moving . He graduated from Bachelor of economics at the French school in Dakar (Senegal) and various certificate including international business administration and Executive MBA in first and master degree.
Mr. Guillaume Allemand
Since 2015, Guillaume is leading the purchase and logistic development of Decathlon Thailand. Previously from 2012 to 2015, Guillaume was located in Vietnam in charge of the industrial supply Chain for all south east Asia Decathlon suppliers.
Prior this Asian experience, Guillaume was in charge of the Import and export operation for Decathlon Europe. Sport Lover, his dream is to make the sport more accessible in south East Asia for the benefit of the local population
Dr. Thitipong Nandhabiwat
Board of Directors & Acting CEO
Thailand Post Distribution Co., Ltd
Dr.Thitipong has education background in computer science, information technology, telecommunications, and robotics. He has been involved in the IT industry for over 18 years. Currently, he holds many positions in various industries including Director acting CEO of Thailand Post Distribution Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary company of Thailand Post), Board of Directors of Thailand Post Co., Ltd. (State-owned Enterprise under Ministry of Digital Economy and Society), Commissioner of Port Authority of Thailand. His past roles also involved in Telecommunications industry as the Assistant Vice Chairman of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC). In addition, Dr.Thitipong is also a well-known figure in the academic field, where his last positions were at Rangsit University, Thailand as the Assistant President and the Dean of International College.
Mr. Chris Catto-Smith
Managing Director & Principal Consultant
Chris Catto-Smith has over thirty years’ experience in a broad range of supply chain, logistics, systems management and consulting roles. He has successfully led and managed high visibility Supply Chain and Retail Technology projects in Asia and has held senior logistics and technology management positions including South Asian Distribution Manager IBM, VP Logistics and Asia Pacific, Joint Group CIO Royal Ahold, Regional Distribution Manager Coles Myer (Australia).
Chris is a solution specialist in cold chain land transportation and international perishable airfreight and has been recently leading several leading retail and food chain organisations in Indonesia and Vietnam focusing on Fresh and Cold Chain infrastructure implementation. Over the past five years Chris has conceived and implemented a highly innovative global supply chain solution for the retail and perishable food industry supporting improved handling of temperature sensitive air cargo and ensuring cold chain integrity. The project, which involved collaborative solutioning with at least 10 major airlines and several international retailers, has driven radical change and cost savings across the South East Asian export and domestic fresh produce industry. Chris has introduced break-through improvements in the fresh produce supply chain for European & Asian supermarkets sourcing local high quality fresh produce. He developed an innovative low cost, cold chain solution for start-up retail logistics operations which for which he was awarded both outstanding achievement and sustainability awards by the Vietnam Supply Chain Council.
Mr. Benjamin Dietrich
Business Sales Manager E-Commerce & Fashion
Interroll Holding GmbH
Mr. Benjamin Dietrich, Global Sales Business Sales Manager E-Commerce & Fashion, Interroll Holding GmbH, is an internal logistics professional focusing on ecommerce and fashion markets. Being an internal logistics service provider means to deliver a problem solving expertise as well as hardware so that companies can successfully distributes their products both in-store and online sales. Previously, Benjamin worked as a Research Assistant with focus on process optimizations at Fraunhofer Institute for Material Handling Systems in Dortmund. He graduated from Technical University Dortmund with B.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Business Administration and M.Sc. Logistics.
Head of Business Development & Public Affairs
Vee Charununsiri is the Head of Business Development and Public Affairs in Thailand. He leads the team with securing local business partnerships that bring benefits to drivers and passengers as well as provides Grab’s direct liaison to the government and regulators. Prior to Grab, Vee spent over 10 years working in London with global banking and finance institutions such as Capital Group and Goldman Sachs. His experience in this industry helped to hone his skills in analysing problems and developing solutions as well as building teams focused on exceeding customer expectations.
Vee holds a Master of Science from City University Business School in London. He currently lives in Bangkok with his wife and two young sons and is therefore an early riser and avid viewer of Peppa Pig television programme.
Mr. Teeravee Sirinapasawasdee
Chief Operations Officer
Siam Outlet Co., Ltd.
Teeravee also known as Pound. He started his IT professional since he was 15 years’s old as technician at biggest IT store in Thailand and started his software house for inventory management for big fashion companies at 20 year’s old. With almost 20 years in software development and process improvement on inventory management, he started fulfillment house since 2015 and start Siam Outlet with Miss Fone Pimthada, his CEO since June 2015 with vision to make better e-commerce experiences for sellers and consumers.
Behind all success of Siam Outlet, he is team lead of all software including Intelligent Fulfillment Platform or IFP, a proprietary software of Siam Outlet which increase accuracy of all activities in the businesses and allow business development team to introduce new services to support variety of online merchant demands.
Mr. Rujikorn Pavasuthipaisit
Director of Data Analytics and Research
Mr. Sittisak Wongsomnuk
Thai eLogistic Club
Mr. Sittisak Wongsomnuk is CEO and Co-Founder of Giztix Co., Lltd. He has Started up an e-market place for logistic services, to help shippers (who wants goods shipped) to get the best and reliable prices from transporters (who operate logistics services) to get more sales without fixed costs.
His vision is to revolutionise logistics business, turing all of traditional logistics businesses into E-Logistics businesses.Today, he has started up 3 IT businesses for logistics and Continue to help the world more.
Mr. William Chaylis
Regional Vice President, SE ASIA
Data Systems International
William Chaylis is a supply chain practitioner with more than 15 years industry experience. He held a master degree majoring in Industrial Management from University of New South Wales, Australia. He joined DSI in his capacity as Regional VP for Southeast Asia, with prior experiences in several regional and global supply chain organizations. The area of expertise includes consumer goods, retail, omni-channel, wholesale and distribution.
Mr. Laurence Guy
Director of Business Development, Asia
Laurence is the CEO of We Are Pentagon Group, a leading cross border technology and service provider that helps large brands and retailers sell through online marketplaces globally. In 2015, he co-founded the award winning B2B software platform, ZigZag Global, and acts as the Director of Business Development in Asia for this exciting start up.
ZigZag helps retailers manage and resell returned stock without the need for return to the retailer by providing local returns addresses to multiple warehouses worldwide; an intelligent returns portal; cash recovery on returns; goods re-fulfilled to next order for the same item; cost controlled postage labels; grading and reselling via marketplaces; returns routed intelligently to where the goods will sell best; bulk consolidation and transportation of goods.
Caspar Bo Jensen
Founder & CEO Chilindo.com
CEO Playlab Games
Hailing from the Business School of Aarhus, Caspar Bo Jensen is a passionate entrepreneur who loves the thrill of developing companies and the challenges they present. Constant development and improvement is integral to Caspar’s business philosophy and is personified in his flagship business, Thailand’s #1 auction site, Chilindo.com. Through the gamification of online shopping, the site offers a distinct experience which stands out from other ecommerce platforms; today it has expanded internationally with over 5 million registered users.
With over a decade of experience in E-commerce, Caspar has garnered and applied profound insights on consumer behavior and has built on his expertise in the online marketplace; including strategic planning, logistics, online sales, retail import/exports, and maximizes the potential of digital marketing. Looking ahead and adding value to his organization, the recent acquisition of Playlab Games will create advantages and opportunities for further growth. Ultimately, Caspar stresses the importance of having the right team around you as the key to success.
Chief Operating Officer
Within past 7 years Danil changed 9 countries throughout his studies and career. He holds double master degree in IT and Innovation management and CEMS International Management from GSOM St. Petersburg State University, National University of Singapore and Koç University.
After a brief time in consulting, Danil joined foodpanda Malaysia in 2014 and was responsible for sales and account management. In the beginning of 2015 he joined foodpanda’s Berlin headquarters as Global Senior Operations Manager spending 70% of his time travelling and helping foodpanda countries to set up customer service, partner service, and delivery operations.
Danil was one of the first 3 members of foodpanda’s Global Delivery Team, and later its Regional Head of Delivery Operations for South-East Asia and CIS. Within 2 years he and his team developed core processes and frameworks and rolled-out them together with in-house last-mile delivery software in majority of foodpanda countries operating with own logistics.
In October 2016 he joined foodpanda Thailand as COO, where he is responsible for business intelligence, expansion, customer and vendor services, dispatching, fleet management and delivery operations powered by hundreds of last mile delivery couriers. foodpanda showed significant growth and efficiency improvements throughout 2017 being a top player in food delivery industry in Thailand and the region. In June 2017 foodpanda completed IPO as part of Delivery Hero group currently valued more than $5bln.
Mr. Pascal Martin
Premier Retail Group Co., Ltd.
Pascal Martin is the CEO and co-founder of DELISHOP the first independent and 100% online supermarket in Thailand. A visionary and creator of several customs design projects for international retailers based on systems and logistics capabilities. Pascal has a long history in logistics, sourcing and supply chain working for major logistics group and global retailer in Hong Kong, China and in Thailand since 2011. Web developer and databases expert.
Mr. Patrick Monaco
Ginja Co., Ltd.
Patrick Monaco-Sorge has over 10 years of experience in International businesses and startups development across Asia and Europe. Patrick has started his career in the transportation industry and has been subsequently based in India, Singapore, Russia, France and Thailand. After completing his MBA in Hong Kong, Patrick has worked in the Venture Capital and venture building industry in Bangkok. Patrick is currently the Managing Director of Ginja, the Bangkok based foodtech startup aiming to support the F&B digital and technological evolution
Ms. Darin Suthapong
CEO & Founder
Ms. Darin has more than 10 years of experience in the US, working in the field of User Experience and Design. His past work includes leading UX team at Amazon to re-invent delivery experience, designing motion graphics for US Fortune 100 companies, and mentoring leading startups in the US and Thailand. Currently Darin is a co-founder, CEO at “Indie Dish.” His mission is to make healthy eating simple and delightful. Darin holds a bachelor degree in Design | Media Arts from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and a Master’s degree in Digital Communication from University of Washington (UW)
Mr. Rohanna Abeyaratne
Department of Post – Sri Lanka
Mr. D.L.P. Rohana Abeyaratne’s diverse experience as the Postmaster General of Sri Lanka Post and his experience as a senior, special grade Administrative officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service well expand over 20 years, including being Director General of National Gem and Jewelry Authority, Senior Assistant Secretary at Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Economic Development. He has also served as a Social/Gender Resettlement Specialist of Conflict Affected Region Emergency Project funded by Asian Development Bank, a visiting lecturer at the Institute of Human Resources Advancement, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
As Postmaster General, Mr. Abeyaratne strives to significantly improve the quality and range of the delivery services the Postal Service provides to its customers. Under his leadership, the Postal Service aims to become far more technology- and customer-centric, and to continually change and improve to better meet the needs of the Sri Lankan public.
He serves as one of the Directors’s of National Savings Bank of Sri Lanka immediately preceding his appointment as the Postmaster General in 2012 and served as the Acting Chairman of National Savings Bank from May 2012 to August 2012. He is also in the Board of NSB Fund Management Company. He is a prestige member of the Board of Directors of Sri Lanka Social Security Board since 2015 and Public Offices Provident Fund since its inception this year.
During Mr. Abeyaratne’s carrier, he has initiated number of Sustainable Development practices. He is an expert in Conflict Management, Negotiations and a professional trainer in these fields of Conflict Management, Negotiations, Leadership and Team building.
He earned Master of Sociology Degree and Master of CommerceDegree as a Fellow at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Special) Degree of the same university.
Mr. Peera Lucksanapirak
Platform Strategy Department
GMM CJ O Shopping Co., Ltd.
Mr. Peera is involved in setting up international level business collaboration since 2007 including distributing Thai music content through iTunes and collecting license royalty from YouTube. Developed new business opportunities with overseas business partners. Conducted market survey and established home shopping JV between GMM Grammy and CJ O Shopping, Korea. Planning and operating broadcasting channel for the company, negotiate and acquire air time on free TV and satellite TV for home shopping program. Also involved in developing home shopping program production.
Chief Operating Office
Logistics Executive Group
In 2015, Darryl was named as one the “Top 50 influential individuals in Asia’ Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Logistics industry” in the prestigious SCM Thought Leader publication by SCM World, recognising him as expert in the linkage of business strategy and supply chain best practices to human capital management.
Darryl brings 28 years of executive leadership and consulting experience and is regular contributor on thought leadership across numerous industry publications and is a frequent speaker at international conferences and events on business leadership, strategy & people alignment and talent management. He was instrumental in the creation of Logistics Academy and presently holds an advisory board appointment with industry group LSCMS. In 2014, he was appointed as one of five global experts to IATA’s Global Innovation Award selection board and has held senior executive positions within the airline, air cargo and aircraft leasing industry.
Since 2001, he has been a principle partner in Logistics Executive Group, an internationally known corporate advisory and talent management firm with offices in 12 countries, serving more than 2,500 organisations. He currently serves as an Independent Board Director for a range of regional companies including Astrum Lighting Innovations, Milestone Consulting and EGI and is a highly regarded business leader who brings a unique perspective to the best practice management of business environments.
With a degree in Economics and deep Asia knowledge, Darryl is considered to be a specialist in the linkage of business strategy and supply chain best practices to human capital management with expertise in driving business performance, designing sustainable business strategies, supply chain alignment, organisation structure design, leadership performance, mergers & acquisitions, change management and HR talent management. He works alongside globally recognised organisations and provides sought after advice and business guidance on extracting value from Asian markets. He is regularly called on to manage key human resources change and managing business performance consulting projects, supporting business drive changes, particularly around M&A activity and international executive management.
Darryl was formerly a professional rally navigator in the Asia-Pacific and Production Car World Rally Championships having competed since 1994, retiring in 2005
Mr. Songpol Shanmakit
TV Direct Public Company Limited
Mr. Songpol Shanmatkit is Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at TV Direct Public Co. Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors at TV Direct Indochina Co. Ltd. and TV Direct Public Co. Ltd. He was previously employed as Independent Director by Sino-Thai Resources Development Public Co., Ltd.
The Company conducts its business on distribution of products and services through the multi-screen marketing that can be segmented into 3 main channels ; Direct Shopping, Online Shopping and Retail Shopping. Currently He is also a social contributor for industry association eg. Home Shopping Association, Thai Direct Marketer Association, Mai Listed Company Aassociation and Lecturer for SCB Yound Entrepreneur and King Prajadhipok’s Institute.
He received his undergraduate degree from Assumption University and a graduate degree from Assumption University.