WeChat Expert and Co-Founder of China Channel
Matthew is a keynote speaker and training host on the topic of WeChat. Regularly quoted in international media (Forbes, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, BBC, TechInAsia), his company organizes China’s largest WeChat marketing conference series for international companies. Matthew works primarily with international businesses to help form and implement their WeChat platform strategy. He holds 12+ years on the ground entrepreneurial experience in mainland China. His book ‘Building your Business
Founder & CEO of MorphoMFG
Topic: Making Crowdfunding A Success
Keywords: crowdfunding, manufacturing
We structure our customers production & supply chains in order to save them money and increase their profit margins. I'd love to take a look at your current setup, design, target price, materials, etc. and see if I could help you in the future.
Founder & President of Guangdong E-Business Association
Special consultant of Guangdong Province Administration For Industry & Commerce on network market regulation, the accredited consultant in Guangdong Province Consumer Council, one of the first group experts in Pearl River Think-Tank.
Co-founder, CMO Para Living Inc
“Cadrian is our “e-commerce gladiator” recently founding Para Living Inc Amazon FBA business with the Global From Asia Community. As a digital marketing strategist, he is deep in the marketing efforts of the e-commerce business from paid advertising to social media sharing campaigns.”
Gerard is an entrepreneur with 10 years experience in supply chain management, cross-border ecommerce and distributed teams.
He gained a global perspective through his extensive travels and has a deep understanding of the ins and outs of international trade, supply chain logistics and location independent teams.
Nowadays his company runs multiple B2C brands and offers supply chain solutions to retailers, ecommerce and subscription box companies globally.
Head of Operations China Ecom Boost
Living and working in Shenzhen, China since 2004 has given Jamon Yerger a unique perspective of the process of manufacturing products in China. He specializes in quality assurance, project management and purchasing in China for close to 13 years.
Specialties: Chinese law including arbitration law; company law; contract law; labor law; civil law; world trade law and alternative dispute resolution.
Manufacturing and product engineering in China with specialty in quality assurance;
Nicolas Sepulchre de Condé
Business Development Manager at IN2LOG
Nicolas Sepulchre de Condé is the Business Development Manager at IN2LOG. He attended Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management and is currently based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Senior Account Executive (Shopify Plus)
Topic: Growing Your Business Beyond Amazon FBA
Keywords: growth hacking, shopify
As part of the International Growth team, I am leading Shopify's expansion in Hong Kong andhelping to inform our international product roadmap.
At age 14, my first job was selling door-to-door for 10 hours a day. That hustle has carried me through a varied experience in my career across Management Consulting, CPG, and now E-Commerce. This helped me to realize my passion, which is solving problems at the
Host Seller Sessions
International Public Speaker & Private Label Seller
Danny is the host of Seller Sessions, the largest podcast for advanced Amazon sellers. A world renowned public speaker and veteran Amazon Seller, Danny is also the co-founder of DATAbrill. Working alongside respected algorithm expert Dr. Ellis Whitehead, DATAbrill manages PPC and advertising automation for 6, 7 & 8 figure Amazon brands.
He also works with Amazon in the UK to
China Business Expert
Topic: Linkedin Marketing Roundtable
Serial Entrepreneur | China Business Expert
International Trade Consultant | Startup Mentor | LinkedIn Trainer
Daniella is a serial entrepreneur and a China International trade Expert with over 10 years living in China and 13 working with China. She has worked for TOP logistics companies and managed operations in China for OEM/ODM manufacturing projects (purchasing, quality control, sourcing, logistics) for consumer products for European, American and Latin American companies.
Currently, Daniella is
Founder & CEO of Pay4Bugs
Tech entrepreneur and developer with a focus on building and leading cross cultural teams to deliver technically sophisticated yet elegant software solutions to market problems.
Josh Steimle is a speaker, writer, and entrepreneur who has written over 200 articles for publications like Time, Forbes, Inc, Mashable, TechCrunch, and Entrepreneur. The author of Chief Marketing Officers at Work, which contains 29 interviews with CMOs from organizations like GE, the Harvard Business School, Spotify, Target, and PayPal and was recognized in Success Magazine as one of the 5 Best Business Books of 2016. Josh is the
Founder & CEO Popeye Incubation
Former Director of eBay Shenzhen. He has abundant international e-commerce experience and is a renowned expert in the cross-border e-commerce industry in China. He has experience selling "both ways" both into China and abroad via a wide range of e-commerce platforms.
Founder of ClassGears
Topic: Managing IT Projects & Building A Successful Tech Product
Keywords: Programming, Technology
A Software Architect who helps you to build cloud applications. Founder of ClassGears (Yamei Intelligence Tech. Co., Limited) & Former Technical Director of ShowMuse
Meet Anton At Cross Border Matchmaker 2018 in Shenzhen, China
I'm from Yamei Intelligence Digital Services we build web and mobile applications for our customers.
Topics - Managing IT Projects & Building A Successful Tech Product
Keywords: Software, Applications
Founder at PPCScope.com and Amazon Advertising Consultant
My career has spanned across technical, marketing, and entrepreneurial pursuits. My current expertise is in helping sellers advertise their private label and branded products on the Amazon marketplace, focusing upon Sponsored Products- and Amazon Marketing Services- advertising. I have co-founded companies in training in advanced advertising strategies, in advertising analysis and optimization software, and have built an advertising community of Amazon sellers on Facebook.
Founder of Forest Shipping International Ltd
“Forest has very good luck to enter shipping market for Ecommerce. With rich experience in FBA shipment and compliance guidance, Forest shipping has helped thousands of Amazon sellers ship to Amazon fulfillment centers in USA, Europe, Canada, and Japan by sea and air.”
Nora Joy Wilson
Originally from Wisconsin, Nora has lived and worked on 4 continents. She has resided in China since 2009 and currently manages a portfolio of over a dozen mobile apps at a Hong Kong-based tech company. She has developed a clear process that demystifies collaboration between developers, designers, and project managers regardless of location. Nora also enjoys being a host of the podcast, Two White Chicks in China.
Sales Director BESTEK
Operating E-commerce since from 2009. His company, BESTEK, is the first chain enterprise running according to F2C business model in E-commerce field in China.
Their main business focuses on product researching & developing, manufacturing and international e-commerce operating in the area of power supply and home appliance.
CEO, AMZ Tracker
Jon is originally from New York City and has decades of experience in the startup and design space bridging Asia and the West. He is a passionate about the digital nomad movement and is always thinking outside the box to solve challenging problems with online businesses and the e-commerce industry as a whole. He is the CEO of AZM Tracker which is a simple solution
Chief Customer Officer Chatek LLC
Topic: China Tech & Wechat Mini Apps
Keywords: China tech, Wechat
A tech service specialized on IoT product design, development and integration. Chatek helps client seamlessly integrate connected products into their digital service. Chance was co-founder and product manager at welomo.com (2012-2014), the 1st connected hardware on WeChat offering millions of users instant photo printing fun. He has been active member of Guangzhou startup communities, such as Startup Grind Guangzhou since 2012 and Hardware Massive Guangzhou since early 2018.
Founder/ CEO PRDA.asia
“Douglas White has close to 30 years of digital experience. Having lived and worked in 23 countries he has both a personal and professional knowledge on the importance of technology and how it integrates local, regional and global interests.
After leaving IBM having attained the highest project management certification, Level 5 certified global project manager, he launched a number of cutting edge initiatives. Douglas launched Asia’s first video portal, created
Senior Advisor CSIRO
Growth Marketing | Product Management | Media Relations
“Kyri Theos is former Head of Asia Pacific at Freelancer.com and former Australian Country Manager at Upwork.com and Elance.com.
Kyri works with corporates, governments, and startups on digital strategy, growth marketing and freelance workforce management. He also delivers training on digital skills and growth strategy to startups and technology entrepreneurs.”
Digital Director at Barron Asia
Amit is a seasoned digital professional with a passion for making things move. Using a wide variety of tools in web/mobile development, animation and video production, Amit helps his clients breathe life into their stories. On projects, Amit works with clients to research and gain insights from a business, consumer and competitive viewpoint. He stays up to speed on best practices in the industry’s quickly evolving landscape and provides
Head of Sales and Partnership World First
Henry joined World First as Head of Sales & Partnership, Asia in August 2015 to lead a team and grow our Asian business. A native New Yorker, after graduating from Pace University with a BBA in Finance, he was a banker with HSBC and later moved to JPMorgan Chase.
Henry relocated to Hong Kong in 2012 and worked for American Express as Head of Sales prior to joining World First.
Founder, Empire Flippers
Justin Cooke is the Founder and CMO of Empire Flippers as well as the host of the Empire Flippers Podcast. Besides being a brand ambassador for the company, he is also in charge of leading the content, paid traffic, and sales for the team.
General Manager & Partner Nogogo Online Groceries & US Co shop
Topic: Importing To China: Experiences From The Front Lines
Keywords: china import, chinese ecommerce
Glenn has 25 plus years of Food & Beverage experience including as Executive Chef for Gambaro Family Restaurants Brisbane and has contributed to numerous Food Reviews in daily press as well as TV and other Media. He was 1 of the Chefs chosen in Australia for Barilla Pasta Cook Book. As well as physically cooking he has consulted on many large food projects and assisted in lease negotiations with
Problem Solver Insight Quality Services – Third Party Sourcing & Quality Agency
With over 20 years experience in Retail, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance and 12 years living in Shenzhen, China, Andy founded Insight Quality Services.
Insight works with retailers and vendors from North America and Europe providing quality assurance and sourcing services primarily for private branded product.
CEO RAIDiCAL Shanghai
“Allan Chou is currently the head of a new early stage tech innovation and corpo-rate partnership fund in Shanghai, China called “RAIDiCAL” which focuses on finding the next Unicorns in Robotics, AI, IoT and Big Data in China. This first of its kind tech acceler-ator in partnership with Innospace in Beijing (part of Beijing Innoway).
Allan was previously the Chief Marketing Officer at HNA Rocket Space, Inc. (China), a joint
Partner at Barron Asia Limited
Devin has a masters degree in Banking and Financial Law, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. He is a partner at venture consulting group that aims to transform your business, placing it in position to best capitalize on opportunity, engage and compel investors, and drive growth. Among Devin’s top skills include: Due Diligence, Business Development, Corporate Law, Strategic Partnerships, Corporate Governance and a lot more. He is fluent in
Chairman of Haitaocity CEO of 4PX Group
Michael Luo is an ecommerce veteran with rich experiences in diversity of organizations and companies across industries. He was Operations GM & CIO of AsiaEC.com (acquired by OfficeDepot, a Fortune 500); as one of the founding members in APAC operations in MFG.com (funded by Jeff Bezos – Amazon CEO). He also played GM role in China and BD Director in APAC; and the Head of M2C in Global Market
Founder FBA Frontiers
John is the Co-Founder of FBA Frontiers which helps US Amazon sellers take advantage of specifically the sales opportunities that exist on Amazon Europe.
He is a 7-figure Amazon Europe seller and founder of ecomDNA.com, shares their proprietary "7-Figures in 12 months" Amazon Europe launch strategy - a never before shared step by step plan for brands with established product lines to add 7 figures of EU revenue to their brand
Topic: Legal Policies in China & Protecting Your Business
Keywords: China law
- Experienced in commercial negotiation of FDI, M&A in areas of general aviation, education, and hi-tech industry etc;
- Experienced in business venturing & related consultations & training
- Professional & Social Titile: Associate professor. Director of Shenzhen Overseas Scholars Federation, Member of Shenzhen Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese Entrepreneures, Director of Shenzhen Translators Association(TAS), Member of China Association of Forensic Linguists (CAFL)
Meet Huiying At Cross Border Matchmaker 2018 in Shenzhen,
Owner Bridging Borders LTD
Winston is the first China video blogger famously known under the username SerpentZA.
He has been in China for over 10 years. His popular YouTube channel discusses cultural differences between East and West and has advised companies on the transition between these cultures for years.
Vice President WCWS
VP, Global Business Unit
“Ersan has been in Asia for over 10 year working for local companies. He has worked for leading manufacturers including Fortune 500 companies which gave him invaluable experience on supply chain management, sourcing, purchasing and quality control.
He has managed projects for global brands at Chinese factories and accustomed to day-to-day operations of both sides of the table. He’s been leveraging his insider knowledge to help his
Founder Kohpy Ventures
Hong Kong based entrepreneur. He is the Founder and former CEO and current member of the board of Grayscale, the leading UX web design studio in Hong Kong. Grayscale focus on user centric design for local and international clients and has grown in the last 5 years to one of the top UX design studios in the region. He is also Co-Director of Founder Institute Hong Kong and advisor
Regional Operation Director DHgate
Grace Li is the founding members of DHgate Cross Border Service Cloud, serving as the online platform which providing professional export services to China’s small and medium-sized cross border trade enterprises.
Amazon FBA Seller
Maurice is a Brand Owner and Private Label Seller on Amazon FBA as well as a content writer for the Enter China Blog.
Chief Editor & Host Hai Xing News
Lucy has been involved with e-commerce community and cross border trade for over a decade. Her passion and network in the industry is far reaching and she has taken this knowledge and put it into a news site Hai Xing News.
She will be our conference’s co-host keeping the Chinese community running smooth and happy.
Journalist, Writer, Presenter, Media Consultant and Master of Ceremonies
Nicole spent 20 years in Australian television as a reporter, producer and presenter. A key player at 24 hour news channel Sky News for a decade. Nicole’s work has included hosting premier business awards in Hong Kong, China, the Philippines and Australia, presenting corporate videos across Asia Pacific and media training and consulting for various companies; as well as a guest on RTHK Radio 3’s morning show as an
Marketplace Creativity Expert Kula Brands
“Damon was born and raised in Longview, WA and has been living in Arizona for the past 14 years. Damon arrived to China with his family in August 2017 for his passion in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) projects and teaching students to be creative in Makerspaces. He is Social Media Influencer and a part of KulaBrands community that help inventors launch their products through development, crowdfunding, branding,
Co-founder of PARKLU
Founder of ParkLU, an influencer marketing platform connecting consumer brands with WeChat, Weibo and video content creators in China. After moving to China in 2010, Kim successfully built a digital marketing agency specializing in content and social for cross-border e-commerce, working with Fortune 500 companies and SMEs.
Realizing the effectiveness (and challenges) of influencer engagement in China, Kim decided to combine data-driven technology with community know-how, so brands and influencers
Chief Operating Officer Hongda Business Services
Angel is chartered certified accountant, china certified tax agent
expert in domestic acquisition, offshore finance, trusts, and tax planning for multinational groups. She specializes in tax planning for individual clients and corporations, especially for cross-border enterprises and foreign currency management.
CEO of AMZ Kung Fu
Topic: Mastermind: Offsite and Facebook Ads
Keywords: Facebook Marketing
Zack has ran two multi-million dollar companies in the last year and has spoken across China about Marketing, Amazon, and Sales. He currently is the Founder and CEO of AMZ Kung Fu which is a marketing agency aimed to help Chinese sellers in Shenzhen increase their sales and take their business to the next level.
BD Director of Amazon China Amazon Global Selling platform
Mr. Kang is now in charge of Amazon China’s global shop-open and seller recruitment. He has many years of working experience in international companies, with rich knowledge and operation experience in the fields of e-commerce, cross-border e-commerce and consumer products.
Mr. Kan was regional sales director in P&G, in charge of plan and implementation of the company’s regional sales strategy and product marketing.
Working inside e-commerce for years, Kang has the
Founder & Consultant of Amazing Work System
Founder & Consultant
Amazing Work System
Serial Entrepreneur and an Amazon seller from Poland based in Ireland. Consulting on online business systematization.
Marcin helps sellers start systematizing their online business so they can spend less time in operations and more time on vision and growth,
or simply spend more time with their families.
“I’m an entrepreneur. I launched my first business in 2003 helping amateur photographers commercialize their images, during the boom days of digital photography, via an online image database aiming to disrupt traditional agencies selling rights managed images. After my MBA at INSEAD I spent 4 years advising, founding and running start-ups in the online discount space (Groupon model) in 11 countries across Asia, Latin America, and Europe.
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion
Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong, Mr. Ng manages divisions that is responsible for helping overseas and Mainland companies establish/expand their business presence in Hong Kong. His teams are responsible for Financial Services, Innovation and Technology, Information and Communications Technology among others. He leads the StartmeupHK programme which aims to promote Hong Kong as a premier startup destination in Asia. Charles has extensive experience in the private
Andrew is the Co-Founder at AfterShip, a shipment tracking application for online retailers. Andrew is responsible for product development, sales and marketing at AfterShip. At AfterShip, he loves to think about ways to help online retailers engage with customers after sales. Andrew previously worked for Accenture as IT consultant, and was graduated from the University of Hong Kong.
Co-Founder and Project Manager, Genesis Global Marketing
Chris Gormley is co-founder and Project Manager at Genesis Global Marketing where he manages product development across multiple disciplines with specialties in software, telecom, electronics, and LED. He has a degrees in International business from Tecnológico de Monterrey, The University of Hull, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Université Jean Moulin (Lyon III).
CMO and CoFounder of Goat Consulting
Will is a notable figure in the e-commerce industry, speaking at conferences around the world, including the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Will started his career working out of his family's 80+-year-old manufacturing company with the goal of expanding the e-commerce and Amazon presence. The efforts by Will quickly made Amazon the number one sales channel for his family's business which now grosses tens of millions of dollars annually. Will
Ashley Galina Dudarenok
Founder Alarice & ChoZan
Ashley is a serial entrepreneur, professional speaker, bestselling author, vlogger, podcaster, media contributor and female entrepreneurship spokesperson. She is the founder of several startups, including social media agency Alarice and resources & training company ChoZan. She is a member of Alibaba’s Global Influencer Entourage and works directly with a Tencent core founder to conquer Western social media.
CEO and Founder 7 Figure E-Commerce Brand
“Chris Rawlings (CEO) is the founder of a 7 figure Ecommerce brand in the spinal health space. It was his
experience with this brand that lead him to create the first version of Judolaunch. Now Chris spends his time helping Amazon Sellers successfully launch products in all major Amazon Markets.
Chris has a degree in physics and spends his free time pondering the fact that most of the atoms in his
Founder of Harris Bricken, an international boutique law firm with offices in Seattle, Barcelona, Beijing, Portland, and San Francisco. Harris Bricken represents European and American companies overseas and foreign (including Chinese companies) in the US. Dan writes and speaks extensively on international law, with a focus on protecting foreign businesses in their overseas operations. He is also a prolific and widely followed blogger, writing as the co-author of the
Partner: Director of Global Operations -of Bean Ninjas
Wayne Richard helps small business owners remove the burden of financial management and free them to do those tasks only they can do. His expertise lies in the following: Accounting, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Month-End Close Reporting, Operational Business Planning, Productivity/Profit Improvement, and CashFlow.
As Partner | Global Director of Operations, of Bean Ninjas, Wayne's focus is to manage a high performing geographically dispersed international team through global strategy, operations,
COO of SixLeaf (formerly ZonBlast)
Anthony is a published author and speaker on advanced Amazon marketing. As COO of Zonblast he has overseen the launch of over 2,000 products. Within the community Anthony is highly regarded by his peers for his data driven approach.
Top Seller of Amazon, eBay, Aliexpress, Wish, Walmart, Lazada, Shopee,etc.
Ph.D.of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, USA.
3-year in Microsoft USA and 1-year in Amazon-USA as software engineer and data mining engineer.
In 2013, he returned to China to start a e-commerce company, now StarMerx has a monthly sales of more than 10 million dollars. By the end of 2016, the company got financing of RMB45 million.
Mentor Supercharger Fintech Accelerator
Leo is excited about micro economics, statistics, debate, logistics and cryptography.
Now he is connecting all things Bitcoin as well as helping FinTech startups find the right angle to payments as well as make sure their privacy, security and Blockchain strategies are top notch.
Founder of Zeroth Ai
Director for R/GA Ventures, Specializing in early-stage team building, Tak has hired and led 1-20 person teams from across industries, including military, startups, banking, and venture. Previously, he was Director at Techstars, where he grew the Techstars London $3m seed fund from inception. He has worked with over 50 companies from the Asian, European, and NYC startup communities angel investing, founding, and mentoring startups. Tak started his career in
Founder Nomad Capitalist
Having traveled to close to 90 countries, Andrew is the real offshore expert and a lifelong entrepreneur who highly values his freedom. He knows everything there is to know about offshore investments, banking, companies and second residencies and citizenship. He puts together unique Nomad Strategies for each of our clients to make sure everyone goes where they’re treated best.
When not visiting a new country to cross it off his
International business development lead at Forest Shipping
Counting more than 10 years in Shipping and Logistics industry, Kornilia is the Head of the International Business department for Forest Shipping Int’L Co. - one of the top-leading companies in China, award winning and an officially approved member of SPN Amazon.com programme worldwide.
With a BSc in Shipping Economics and MSc in International Business, Kornilia has been recognized by the industry peers at her early stages as an
Director and Founder of Source from Asia
17 years of sourcing and new product development experience. Designing, marketing and sourcing his own products, sold worldwide via Amazon FBA in USA, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. A well experienced business consultant to multiple companies on how to expand their sales via eCommerce, mainly via Amazon Global selling platform.
eCommerce Business Broker & Founder at The FBA Broker
eCommerce Business Broker & Founder at The FBA Broker, Coran has 17 years experience in marketing, sales, management and negotiation
Specialties: Buying & Selling Profitable Online Businesses, Amazon FBA, Outbound Sales, Inbound Sales, Lead Generation, Cold Email, Cold Calling, Direct Response Marketing, Copyrighting, Facebook Advertising, Website Design & Optimization, Engineering Customer Experience.
Founder & Director Growth Hack Consulting HK
Topic: Growth Hacking Your Way To A True Brand
Keywords: growth hacking
Davide Nicolucci is the founder of Growth Hack Consulting HK LTD as well as DJ and Music producer at Mystery Train Recordings and Music Production at DENNYCK.
He is a Growth Hacker, Digital Marketing Consultant, Amazon FBA Consultant, E-commerce Business Coach, Speaker at top E-Commerce Summit & Events in Asia and has been leading projects across Europe, United States and Asia for the past 10 years.
General Manager of Netconcepts South Branch
Nick is a specially-appointed expert of Baidu certification, an expert of global cross-border e-commence association and certified by the Google analytics college. He has serviced a number of reputable enterprises such as EF, OPPO, China Taiping, CITS, Diandianzu.com and etc. He translated and compiled twobooks “Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics 3” and “Inbound Marketing”.
Founder of Import Dojo
Manuel’s professional career started in 1998 when he worked for Austria’s biggest DIY retailer Baumax.
Later he moved to Hong Kong in 2005 when I was offered a position as an intern at their sourcing office in Hong Kong, with a staff over 200 people.
For the next 10 years he worked with some of the biggest retailers in the world, developing, sourcing, and finding new products for them. These retailers
FBAulous Training & Consultancy
Andy first gained minor success in eCommerce when he generated about half a Million revenue in DropShipping in eBay and Amazon in his first 6 months in the business alone.
As an ex-MDRT agent (Million Dollar Round Table - top 5% of Insurance Agent in the World), ex-Director in BNI (Business Network International) and a Money & You Graduate, he has given talks in many companies, workshops, conferences as a
Chung Wing Loretta Tam
Co-founder CREATIVELYMADE Social Labs
Topic: Mastering Cross Border Cultures & Teams
Keywords: cross culture, team building
Trained as a linguist and anthropologist, Loretta "Retta" Tam received her education in Taiwan, Australia, Europe and her home city. Having worked in various roles in the business and education
sectors, she co-founded CREATIVELYMADE Social Labs with Eric K H Leung in 2016 to promote lean, sleek, and eco-friendly branding and industrial solutions for startup and social enterprises. An Asian-focused educator and social advocate, Retta has spoken widely on career
Founder of Solid Channels
AI/E-Commerce Expert, Over 15 years of experience in e-commerce & technology, he served mainly in the U.S. market running online home décor and furnishings businesses. His team brought more than 300 USA importers/wholesalers online. He’s interested in technology that enables sustainability and transparency. For now he is the founder of Solid Channels which is a supply chain & technology company dedicated to connecting suppliers to consumers.
Founder and Managing Director Global Connection
“Born and raised in New York, Gilbert came to Hong Kong in 2011 without any contacts. Since then, Gilbert has been active in the startup community, from the birth of the first accelerator BootHK, to being one of the first 100 members of the co-working space Cocoon. In 2012, after picking up golf, he started a niche community for golfers which later transitioned into The Hong Kong Prime Golf
CEO & Founder of PassageMaker Advisory Group
Originally from Upstate New York, Mike moved to Asia in 1993 and is a China business advisor to both Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. Interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNBC & Bloomberg.
Founded a boutique sourcing agency in China with 1 employee and 1 client back in 2002. PassageMaker Group now manages a 200 million USD supply chain (per annum, at time of writing) of goods
Global Head of Sales and Head of Asia OFX Payment Services
Matt has built successful customer-oriented financial services businesses across Asia, Europe and North America. Matt grows and manages high performance teams specialised in leveraging technology to deliver great outcomes for customers.
In his current roles as Global Head of Sales and Head of Asia at international money transfer company OFX.COM, Matt is responsible dually for managing the companies’ fast-growing Asian franchise and its global sales teams that deliver OFX to
Founder of ClickMinded
Tommy Griffith is the founder ClickMinded, a San Francisco-based SEO training company providing a series of digital marketing training courses for marketers & entrepreneurs.
He was previously SEO at Airbnb & PayPal.
Managing Director of VisaPro Immigration Consulting Limited
Topic: Cross borders for the long term: Immigration the right wayCross Borders For The Long Term: Immigration The Right Way
In Sam's current role, his key experience is in HK inbound visa & immigration services. He is the Managing Director in VisaPro, based in Hong Kong. VisaPro has helped people coming from around 80 countries across 6 continents to come and stay in HK.
Topic: Amazon Listing Optimization & PPC
Keywords: amazon hacks, amazon ppc, listing optimization
Daniel runs an Amazon marketing agency that specialized in PPC.
An entrepreneur and expert in cross-border ecommerce, copyright, and marketing. Daniel has a wide-ranged skill-set that is built on the foundation of getting products into the hands of the end-user.
As an extensive traveler, for both business and pleasure, Daniel has a global perspective and with his well-traveled knowledge understands the ins and outs of supply-chain logistics, international trade, and going
Lead Consultant China Market Research
Freda is a consultant helping brands from the US and Europe navigate the China market. She previously helped an American retailer enter the Alibaba Tmall Global marketplace, and has advised European and Hong Kong apparel and food brands in their digital transformation.
Her previous experience includes B2B marketing and communications at Rolls-Royce Beijing, and public affairs consulting for airlines and utilities in Asia. She is currently based in Hong Kong.
Managing Partner of Hogo Digital
Hogo Digital is an agency that specializes in marketing strategy and execution for organisations throughout Asia Pacific. His background includes previous marketing and branding work with Starwood Hotels and the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. Based in Macau, he manages a group of agency locations including Hong Kong, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand.
Founder and CEO of Guided Imports
Sam was born in Philadelphia, PA and came to China in 2008. He started his manufacturing and importing career while he was still at University, working for a product development company which is manufactures and exports promotional electronics. He is fluent in Mandarin and well versed in Chinese business culture. Sam built his own company Procuu Inc in 2013 to help entrepreneurs, retailers, and various corporations source and import
Founder, India Sourcing Trip
Meghla Bhardwaj has been working in the Asia sourcing industry for close to 19 years. She has visited hundreds of factories in India and China and has a deep understanding of manufacturing and sourcing processes.
Since April 2016, she has been organizing Global Sources Summit, a 3-day conference for online sellers twice a year every April and October. She also hosts meetups for online sellers in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Podcast host and blogger
Topic: Internet Marketing & Content Creation
Keywords: Amazon, SEO
Mike is the host of the Global From Asia podcast. He deeply enjoys sharing knowledge and connecting hard working, global business owners from around the world.
American social media & E-Commerce & SEO specialist being China since late 2007 a true business connector. He is passionate to help companies do business in China, and help Chinese companies to grow in the overseas market.
Currently building a new e-commerce brand live on
Managing Director at B. Garvin Sourcing
Topic: Mastering Your Product From The Inside
Keywords: manufacturing, product development
Brian has over 20 years of engineering, project management and product development experience with primary focus on injected plastics, fabricated metals, PCBA’s, electrical & mechanical components and other custom engineered components. Based full-time in South China since 2003, he helps his clients find and manage suppliers in China & Vietnam.
Before starting “B. Garvin Sourcing”, he was a senior manager responsible for product development with a major German manufacturer in
Founder of Somos Digital
Co-founder & Managing Director at Somos Brand Management & Consulting Services
John runs a successful Amazon FBA agency right here in Shenzhen, China. John not only understands Chinese culture, but also possesses deep knowledge of the US domestic market. He’s proficient in digital marketing in Europe and the US including construction and operation of local brands and independent websites, promotion of Facebook and other social medias, Google SEO and Google
Founder Youbanfa Capital
“Having taught people from around the world using and investing in Bitcoin, as well as hosting the successful Bitcoin Startup Parties and Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Masterclass, Michael McGillicuddy has made it his mission to help people to profitably transition in these interesting economic times.
Michael learned Austrian economics while living in Australia in 2011 and successfully invested in precious metals before using the proceeds to begin his first business, Peanut
Founder SynControl Technology
Renaud is a co-founder and president of China Manufacturing Consultants (CMC), a consulting firm based in Shenzhen, China. CMC helps manufacturers and trading companies improve their operations. He is also founder of Sofeast, a quality assurance company based in Foshan, China. The Sofeast team has been helping foreign buyers audit Chinese manufacturers and inspect the quality of their products since 2007. He writes practical advice on the CMC blog and
Simon Choi Esq
Founding Partner of ACME Ardent
Simon Choi is an independent non-executive director of Kenford, and Boyaa Interactive as well as an independent director China BCT Pharmacy from 2010 tp 2013.
He specialized in banking, corporate finance, general commercial and PR practice among others. Simon has rich experience in advising international clients such as 3G Tech Inc, Daiichi, Hayco, Home Depot and a lot more.
Ivy Shum has a background in graphic design and multimedia production. Ivy was the event organizer and coordinator of TEDxHongKong since 2011. The event size of TEDxHongKong has grown from 250 to 1,000 during since her involvement from a helper to an organizer and discovered her passion for event organizing. She was also the Development Manager of SME Creativity Center, a nonprofit service center involved in enabling SMEs to
Founder, Banana Works
Topic: Right Product, Right Battlefield, Right Growth
Keywords: Amazon, Chinese management
With over 10 years of export B2C e-commerce experience from China, Wilson Blues is a veteran at the game.
Learning how to build an international e-commerce business from inside Mainland China, Wilson has a unique perspective as a Chinese business owner going global while also understanding the Western mindset and business tactics.
Meet Wilson at the Cross Border Summit 2019 in Guangzhou, China
Dan Ka Yuen Lui
Operation Director of Easy Commerce Management Services Co.
Topic: Breaking into Tmall For Chinese Ecommerce Success
Keywords: Taobao, Tmall
Senior management of ECMS, with more than 10 years in commercial management experience, responsible for Human Resource, Operation administration and Business contracts Affairs.
Founding Member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Electronic Commerce
Vice President of Queensway Junior Chamber of Commerce
Honorary Secretary of Taobao Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong
Founder & CEO IrobotBox
More than ten years of management experience on cross-border e-commerce, started his business in 2008. In 2011, his previous company became a supplier of many foreign group-buying websites. In 2014, IrobotBox was founded, focusing on industry strategy research, business management, logistics management and system development, deeply involved in operation mode of cross-border e-commerce and the present situation of industry ecosystem.
CEO & Founder Smart Benjie
“Her workshop “Rock your Ideas and Grow Rich” has inspired millennials in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong to drive their business towards branding as a powerful tool to generate trust and extra value to their clients.”
Neil is COO and co-founder at Remitsy
Neil is COO and co-founder at Remitsy, a platform for businesses to make payments to their Chinese suppliers. Based in Beijing, Neil originally worked in China’s manufacturing industries. After becoming increasingly convinced of blockchain technology’s potential to solve the payment issues in China export, he hopped over into the fintech world and started work on Remitsy in 2015.
CEO & Founder of SimplyVAT.com
Claire has worked in international VAT for 18 years. SimplyVAT.com’s aim is to help businesses selling online to trade internationally and successfully without being burdened by complex VAT legislation.
SimplyVAT.com comprises of a team of VAT experts to provide first class expertise in international VAT compliance in the European Union and other territories where local laws prevail. SimplyVAT works with many online retailers in over 20 countries to help them
CEO at Canadian HIP Industries of North America
Bennett Little is the contributor for Global From Asia News' weekly Global Gab where he shares his insights on the current news on global economy.
He is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the outsourcing/offshoring industry. He is fluent in several languages including Mandarin. Skilled in Multi-cultural Negotiation as well as Product and Packaging Development coupled with Strategic Marketing and Distribution Development.
He started his
CEO Brand Masters
Topic: Build Your Brand On Amazon In 2018 And 2019
Keywords: Brand, Leverage and Hacks
Living in Shenzhen since 2007, Meir is an Israeli super-entrepreneur with rich background in E-commerce and web marketing.
Since 2014 he’s been running an e-commerce training program and digital strategy consulting agency to help entrepreneurs and companies build brands and establish a presence in the online environment.
Recently Meir has co-founded FactoryDesk.com, an innovative B2B platform helping Makers and online sellers create better products in less time.
Meet Meir At Cross Border
CEO of LongFX Supply Chain Co., Ltd.
Topic: How To Utilize Free Trade Zones
Keywords: china import
Founded in 2004, Longfeixiang has tailored its supply chain solutions for financing, business, logistics and information flow in accordance with the business philosophy of “creating core values for customers”. Longfeixiang people always perceive the pulse of market trends and insight into the real pain points of customers, and are at the forefront of business model innovation, tailor-made for customers from traditional trade logistics services to fragmented e-commerce business. Comprehensive
Successful E-Commerce Supplier (manufacturer)
Michelle Cai, born in Chaozhou, Guangdong, Graduated from classes of US BSE Business College, US Money&You, US West Point, 1989-1994, worked in Foxconn,1995, founded Xinji Technology & Junhe International company，products include various audio cables, data cables, car chargers, travel chargers, wireless chargers, etc.,currently involving in artificial intelligence hardware, smart mechanical arm and 3D printer.
For enterprise management, Michelle Cai visited more than 40 countries for further learning and visiting.Her big
Business Development Manager Qianhai Authority
“Kris is responsible for the construction, operation and interpretation of cross border e-commerce business-related policies of the Qianhai Shekou Free trade zone. He is also in charge of cross border e -commerce business development planning, cross border e-commerce industry support and business services.”
Head of Business Development ChinaEcomBoost
Matt Kowalak brings a decade of product sourcing expertise to help businesses find suppliers and manufacturers to help their companies grow and increase product profit margins. We work with brands around the world to build communities within the Chinese market. We work with several North American and European marketing agencies to help brands find their niche in China's exploding e-commerce market by taking the latest cutting edge marketing strategies and
Senior Architect Microsoft
Topic: The Future of Ecommerce
Noah works with global online and offline retailers to digitally transform their operations to attract customers, empower employees and optimize operations.
Noah has been involved in ecommerce since its inception in the mid-1990s and has held leadership positions at Amazon, eBay, Groupon and DH Gate. He was most recently the Managing Director of Marketplace Ignition Asia, a leading ecommerce marketplace consultancy. Noah also has 20 years of traditional retail experience