LISTEN TO THE Event Speakers
Magento Evangelist, Magento, an Adobe Company
Nobody knows Magento like Ben Marks. The Magento ‘Evangelist’ has spent more than a decade developing open source commerce, and was one of the first Magento U instructors. Ben joined the company in 2011 after six years of Magento development and education at Blue Acorn, where he was employee number one. Since then, he’s been a proud representative of Magento and its vast ecosystem of talented developers. You can usually find Ben at home in Charleston, South Carolina, on a plane, or behind a drum kit.
Global Product Partnerships, APAC Google
Monisha Varadan represents the Global Product Partnerships team at Google and is currently responsible for building partnerships that strengthen the Web in APAC. Monisha joined Google six years ago and has since been navigating the cross over between Product and Partnerships supporting teams like Search, Chrome, Assistant, Lens to build and launch magical yet relevant products for Asia. Prior to Google Monisha completed her MBA at INSEAD in 2010 and started Zephyr Ventures to invest in growth businesses
Ecommerce Evangelist | PayPal
At PayPal, Rob is the evangelist for PayPal’s global system integrator community where he helps partners better understand, design and implement ecommerce payments. Before PayPal, Rob led engineering teams at Magento and was an ecommerce system integrator for over a decade.
Founder and CEO, ShipperHQ
Karen Baker is the CEO and founder of ShipperHQ, the leading platform for storefront shipping rate management. Karen has the first hand experience of dealing with many thousands of retailers shipping struggles since 2008, with over 20 years business experience in technology.
Magento Evangelist, Wagento
Brent is the Chief Magento Evangelist and Agency Coach at Wagento, and a Certified Magento Specialist and a Magento Master. Brent has been involved in the Magento community and Magento forums since early 2009. He loves to run, bike, and ski, in that order. He is often found at Magento events organizing running meetups with his wife, Susan.
VP of Development and Magento U Trainer | Wagento
Vijay Golani is a VP of development at Wagento and a Magento U trainer. He 2X Magento Master. Vijay's career started with Magento Commerce in 2009. During the initial years, he gained experience in different skills, including Magento customization, extension development/integration, API integration, and Magento performance. He extensively focuses on code quality. Vijay is one of the worldwide developer trainers for Magento U and regularly speaks at Magento events. He is a Workgroup Events team member for the Magento Association and organizes MageYoga at Magento Imagine. When not working, Vijay enjoys his family, watching cricket matches, and running.
Regional Head of APAC Marketing | Magento, an Adobe Company
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.
COO | Ranosys
Sushma is the Chief Operating Officer at Ranosys and has over 16 years of experience in global markets, primarily in service industry. Having worked in golf & lifestyle domain in the past, she got a deep understanding of the needs and necessities of those high-end customers in service industry. Sushma has played a key role in acquiring top-notch clients including world renowned top brands for Ranosys that are currently using a ecommerce platform built with Magento.
Business Coach, eCommerce Consultant & Speaker | Pragmatic Consultancy
Vatsal offers transformation and growth to organizations and individuals by creating an inner drive. He helps them elevate their brand and profitability. He founded Pragmatic Consultancy in 2008 with this mission. Being a serial entrepreneur he has also founded 2 eCommerce Start-ups. As a business coach, he championed transformations of 57+ IT, E-Commerce, Retail, and Manufacturing organizations. His clients spread across India, China, UK, Africa, and the USA and trained more than 6100 people and 169 CEOs. Vatsal was associated with Meet-Magento(s), WordCamp(s), IIM-Udaipur, Universities, IT Associations, and Entrepreneurship events as speaker/mentor. To share eCommerce knowledge he blogs on www.ecomkeeda.com.
Sr. Manager, Community Engineering, Magento, An Adobe Company
Oleksii started his career with Magento more than 8 years ago as a Senior Core Engineer on the Magento 2.0 project. He had the unique opportunity of participating in the first core development team that worked on establishing the Magento 2.x framework. Later, Oleksii moved joined Magento 2 Architects team and was working on framework improvements and scalability features. Currently, Oleksii is a head of the Magento Community Engineering team and working to improve Magento development ecosystem, both externally and internally to make Magento Community driven.
Regional Business Development Director, NS8
An accomplished regional business development director, Jia Min Tan shares pertinent insights with businesses on the growing and evolving threats of online fraud. Based in Singapore, she works to help merchants leverage NS8’s service capabilities to better protect their businesses.
Partner Manager SE Asia, dotdigital
For more than nine years, Matt has worked as an Account Manager, Email Strategist, Partner Manager and Digital Marketing evangelist for dotdigital. His passion is in technology implementation, digital marketing and generally knowing how things are connected. Matt has played a key role in partnerships and development within the ecommerce community and now leads Partnerships team in SE Asia.
dotdigital is excited to see how his knowledge and experience can be shared and adapted by brands within APAC, to maximise returns using an omnichannel strategy.
Ecommerce Consultant, SmartOSC
Practical Commerce: Rethinking the Approach to Continuous Innovation in Retail
Commerce enthusiast and a strong advocate in the field of customer experience & digital transformation. Amber has 4 years of experience working with Enterprises such as COURTS, ASUS, SCG.build fast and scalable e-commerce systems
APAC Business Director
Michal Lojewski is an eCommerce expert focusing on IT architecture, business and operating model for international omnichannel. He is also very much interested in innovative retail, CRM programs and other technology distributors driving constant and inevitable changes in retail industry. Prior joining Divante where he hold position of APAC Business Director, Michal was working 10 years in Accenture and AT Kearney where he was focus on global omnichannel strategies and digital transformation for various global players in retail industry. He hold international experience from projects in Europe, GCC and SE Asian countries.
Business Solution Architect | Adobe
Vikrant Shukla, CSPO®, is currently a Business Solution Architect in (Magento) Adobe. He has been working with the Magento platform since its beta version back in 2007, building stores for clients at Magento SI Partners. Vikrant is a Certified Magento Solution Specialist and AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate. He started his own Magento Agency back in 2015 which got acquired in 2018. Vikrant has been a Solution Architect for companies that are under Fortune 100. He has over 13 years of experience in technology, programming, mentoring, and delivering successful Enterprise Magento Projects. Outside of work, he loves speaking at Global Magento Conferences. Vikrant is a proud father, keen learner, and loves spending time with his pets. He is also called #Supermageman in the Magento Community.
Senior Data Scientist, Magento, an Adobe Company
I am a senior data scientist at Magento in Austin, TX. I focus on ways in which we can bring data driven intelligence in our eCommerce platform. My goal is to influence our data strategy and make machine learning integration a seamless discipline in our product. My time is spent between building prototypes with data and collaborating on research projects with Adobe research, Sensei, and Experience Cloud groups. I received my PhD at The University of Texas at Austin in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus on statistical modeling of scenes and applied machine learning.
Muliadi is the founder and the Chief Technology Officer for ICUBE
(https://www.icubeonline.com), one of the leading e-commerce agency and Magento Solution Partner in the Asia Pacific. Muliadi has been focusing in the eCommerce area especially in retail omnichannel and retail innovation for the last 15 years. His past e-commerce projects include some of the well-known international brands such as TOMS Shoes, RelaxTheBack, Rayban, Behr, Oprah Winfrey Store, Footlocker, and local leading retail brands such as Kawan Lama Group, The Body Shop, MAP Group, Erafone, Hush Puppies, Wacoal and more. For several years, he also served as CTO for several startups in Indonesia such as Bobobobo, Shopdeca and VIP Plaza in the past
Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, Parcel Perform
Dana is the Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Parcel Perform, the leading carrier-independent parcel tracking SaaS platform with over 600+ carriers globally. Before founding Parcel Perform, the German-born entrepreneur and e-commerce logistics enthusiast gained her industry knowledge while being in global strategy and regional business development roles for international logistics companies in Europe and Asia. Previously an enthusiast of the Berlin-startup scene, she is now based in Singapore and shuttles between Parcel Perform’s offices in Singapore, Berlin, and Vietnam. Dana is also part of the distinguished eFounder Fellowship program by Alibaba, a network of international entrepreneurs and business leaders passionate about driving digital transformation.
CSO, Ranosys Technologies
Vijay is a Singapore based Chief Sales Officer, Management Consultant and Product Entrepreneur with over 20 years’ experience across ASEAN, APAC and India markets. He has repeatedly generated and sustained several B2C and B2B large engagements with Financial & Insurance, E-Commerce, Healthcare, Communications, Energy, Utilities, Transportation & Government industry segments. Vijay is a devoted and enthusiastic member of the Magento Community and he has shared valuable insights at various Magento Meetup sessions