As the Regional Head of APAC and EMEA Commerce Marketing at Magento, An Adobe Company, Nicholas Kontopoulos harnesses over 25 years of professional experience, built across multiple industries and geographies. He’s passionate about challenging the ‘status-quo’ and ‘management dogma’ that stifles the creative thinking processes that are paramount to delivering amazing customer experiences, Nicholas ensures that ‘Customer Experience’ is a core business ideology at the heart of the brand. Previous to this, Nicholas was the Global VP for Fast Growth Markets Marketing at SAP, and had also held a number of highly strategic global and regional Business Development and Marketing roles during his ten years at SAP. During the course of his career, Nicholas has passionately pursued business strategies that both harness, and intelligently exploit the power of available technologies, both within the businesses he has worked for and those clients he has served. An international speaker, Nicholas has been regularly published on Forbes.com, News Asia, loomberg, CampaignAsia.com, Marketing- nteractive.com, THEDRUM.com and Customerthink.com.