E-Commerce

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Virtual Summit 2021

Date: 22nd June 2021

Time: 1730 - 1930 (+SGT)

Online Shopping

about

The aim of this virtual summit is to help youths have a clearer picture of what to prepare and expect for the E-commerce platform, especially when they are facing unprecedented challenges in job seeking and career development.

Amidst the pandemic, E-commerce has proved to be one of the strongest, and on-going industry in the present and in the future. It is important for us to understand and brace ourselves for the upcoming changes in the E-commerce industry.

HIGHLIGHTS

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A Variety of Industries: 

- Logistics / Supply Chain

- IT / Data

- Finance

- Marketing / Operations

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Learn From The Best!

Our passionate and experienced speakers will be sharing their knowledge about E-Commerce 

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All About E-Commerce

Gain in-depth information about the patterns and predictions of E-Commerce

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Attractive Prizes

Stand a chance to win attractive vouchers from

our lucky draw!

Event Flow

  • 1730 - 1740 
    Introduction from emcee (10 mins) 

  • 1740 - 1800 
    Gerald Glauerdt (Logistics, Lazada) (20 mins)

  • 1800 - 1820 
    Jane Leong (Data, Love, Bonito) (20 mins)

  • 1820 - 1830 
    Short break + Lucky draw  (10 mins)

  • 1830 - 1850 
    Arvin Singh (Operation, hoolah) (20 mins)

  • 1850 - 1910 
    Siew Lin Ong (Finance, Food Panda) (20 mins) 

  • 1910 - 1925 
    Q&A (15 mins)

  • 1925 - 1930 
    Conclusion + Wrap up (5 mins)

Meet The Speakers

Gerald Glauerdt

Co-Founder & Chief Logistics Officer of Lazada Group
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Jane Leong

VP of Data & Growth at Love, Bonito
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Arvin Singh

Chief Operating Officer 
& Co-Founder, hoolah
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Siew Lin Ong

Finance Manager,
APAC at foodpanda
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Speaker 1

Gerald Glauerdt

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Co-Founder & Chief Logistics Officer of Lazada Group

Gerald is a co-founder of Lazada Group and has initially joined the group in 2012 in Vietnam, as country Chief Operating Officer to start up the operations. Over the past 9 years, the company has developed from a small start-up, fulfilling a few orders in the office, to a big operation with several warehouses, offices and an own pick-up and delivery fleet across 6 countries in South East Asia. 

​In 2017, Gerald joined the regional Lazada E-Logistics team in Singapore responsible for Lazada Express (LEX) Network Design and Strategic Planning centrally, overseeing the 5 Lazada countries that have their own fleet. Since mid-2020, Gerald leads the operations for Lazada Singapore and Redmart as Chief Logistics Officer.

Prior to joining Lazada in South East Asia, Gerald worked as a consultant with Bain and Company and LEK Consulting out of the Munich and Boston offices. Gerald is an engineer by education and has obtained an MBA from IESE Business school in Barcelona, Spain/ CEIBS Shanghai. 

Speaker 2

Jane Leong

VP of Data & Growth at Love, Bonito
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Jane leads a team of data enthusiasts and growth strategists at Love, Bonito who are united to drive the organization’s strategy and growth. 

Prior to joining Love, Bonito, she worked at Openspace Ventures where she sourced, executed and managed investments in early-stage technology companies across Southeast Asia.

 

Jane started her career at J.P. Morgan Technology investment banking in New York and Hong Kong. She graduated with High Honors from Princeton University with a degree in Operations Research and Financial Engineering.

Speaker 3

Arvin Singh

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Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder, hoolah

As COO and co-founder of hoolah, Asia’s leading omnichannel Buy Now Pay Later ecosystem headquartered in Singapore, Arvin oversees the overall business operations of the company, specifically Marketing, Product Development, Customer Experience and Operations. The operations function involves Merchant Onboarding and Automation Projects, while he also oversees Demand Generation and Data Services as new, emerging functions.  

Prior to setting up hoolah, Arvin was the Director of the New Channels team at Visa, helping non-financial institution partners across Asia Pacific scale their businesses. His experience in payments started on the merchant side at a Canadian telco where he helped deliver a co-brand Visa credit card. He subsequently joined WorldPay’s business development team to deliver comprehensive payment solutions including gateway, acquiring, analytics and risk to eCommerce retailers across Asia Pacific.

 

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Arvin holds an MBA from INSEAD, where he currently works with the alumni association to deliver a series of fintech events.

Speaker 4

Siew Lin Ong

Finance Manager, APAC at foodpanda
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Siew Lin is leading a team in Foodpanda APAC where she oversees the centralization and automation of billing within APAC. With her passion and strengths in automation and process improvement, she has led multiple project initiatives and ERP implementations across several organizations.

As a Chartered Accountant of Singapore and Accredited Tax Practitioner in Singapore (SCTP), Siew Lin aims to help businesses succeed their ideas through planning, implementing and building a solid foundation in finance with great controls and scalability so that finance can act fast to support business growth and changes

Emcee

Daphne Ong

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Program Director, BestTop Consulting

Daphne has a natural desire to seek deeper insights and co-create new possibilities with her clients. As an ICF certified coach, she has supported more than 200 individuals to find their personal roadmaps and live out their best selves. She is actively involved in coaching, particularly in supporting professionals to create fulfilling career paths, achieve work-life efficiency, master emotional resilience, and build rewarding relationships.
 
As a Programme Director at BestTop Consulting, she designs creative career development programmes and is a change catalyst who collaboratively drafts action plans to move people towards their professional goals. Her key strength as a Coach lies in helping individuals to connect to their true internal inclinations, and in turn, achieve a sense of fulfilment in the work that they do. She has a reputation for being a good listener and is able to address deeper emotional issues with her clients. 
 
Prior to her current work, she was in the banking industry for 5 years with valuable experiences across different functions, and is able to relate to business issues with an open mind.

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