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We interview some of the best entrepreneurs, experts and executives in the tech and eCommerce space. We want to share their perspective on the current trends, their stories about success and failure and how they attract and recruit talent. Our aim is to keep it real and simple - share the relevant lessons and have an open conversation. Follow-ups on our website for more details: https://www.alcottglobal.com/

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Singapore

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We interview some of the best entrepreneurs, experts and executives in the tech and eCommerce space. We want to share their perspective on the current trends, their stories about success and failure and how they attract and recruit talent. Our aim is to keep it real and simple - share the relevant lessons and have an open conversation. Follow-ups on our website for more details: https://www.alcottglobal.com/

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English


Episodes

#76: Exploring the Impact of Transformative Tech in India's Logistics

1/26/2024
In this episode, I interviewed Pali Tripathi, the CEO of Taabi Mobility, an Indian conglomerate. She has 16 years of experience across diverse leadership roles across Unilever, EY, Booz, and CEAT Tyres. We discussed how logistics, infrastructure, and technology contribute to the business momentum in India, what value Taabi Mobility brings to its customers, and how the journey of a female CEO in India is - both fun moments and challenges. Discover more details here. Questions I asked: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:44:00

#75: Anticipate and Act - the new norm in Supply Chain

10/24/2023
David Warrick is a thought leader and industry expert in the field of Global Supply Chain and is currently the Executive Vice President, Enterprise at Overhaul. In his current role, he is responsible for the strategy and growth of the Enterprise business, as well as being a key member of the Executive Team. Overhaul, is a software-based, supply-chain visibility, integrity, safety and security solution for the world's leading brands. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:41:47

#74: Johanna Småros, Co-founder at RELEX Solutions

6/1/2023
Johanna Småros (PhD) is one of RELEX Solutions’ three co-founders. Before founding RELEX, Johanna conducted ground-breaking research on retail supply chains. Johanna received the Young Scientist Entrepreneur Award in 2014 and the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award in 2017. In 2021, Johanna was recognized as one of the Top 100 Women in Supply Chain by Supply Chain Digital. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:35:07

#73: Ami Daniel, CEO and Co-Founder at Winward

3/13/2023
Ami Daniel is the CEO & co-founder of Windward. He developed his passion for the sea during his seven-year veteran in the Israeli Navy and founded Windward with the mission of bringing Predictive Intelligence and big data analytics to the maritime ecosystem. In the last two decades, Ami has harnessed innovation and a relentless focus on driving transformative change to build successful organizations in both the nonprofit and private sectors. He holds a BA in Law & Business from Tel Aviv University, and won numerous accolades over the course of his career, including the Ilan Ramon Award for Excellence and the Israeli President's Award for Social Good. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:45:46

#72: Martin Thaysen, Chief Commercial Officer and Board Member at Controlant

1/25/2023
Martin Thaysen is the Chief Commercial Officer of Controlant. Prior to Controlant, he held a number of C-level positions as a CEO, CCO and Board Member within Supply Chain, Logistics, Shipping, Manufacturing, Professional Services in publicly listed and privately held companies. Martin is passionate about making a difference to businesses through Customer Experience, Digitalisation, Talent and Sustainability. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:22:11

#71: Matt Petot, Founder and CEO at CargoAI

11/2/2022
Matt Petot is Founder and CEO at CargoAI. He has a creative and out-of-the-box thinker, pragmatic and proactive, has strong leadership, and team management, has good communication abilities, result driven mindset, fast learner, is multicultural and a team player, and is well-organized. He also has experience in analytics, operations performance improvement, and global business strategy. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:31:14

#70: Simon Borg, Group CEO & Co-Founder of Navia

10/11/2022
As co-founder and CEO of Navia, Simon Borg is committed to making people’s lives easier through innovative freight solutions. He works with a world-class team, that continues to find ways to exceed our customers’ expectations and future-proof our offer through constant innovation. From one side of the world to the other, they take the complications out of it through their freight and logistic solutions. Simon is an avid futurist – always interested in how technology can add value to their customers and to Navia. He is actively involved in their technology team, specializing in big data, blockchain, IoT, automation, ML, and process improvement. Navia is a fully integrated freight and logistics company offering all aspects of freight forwarding logistics including sea freight, air freight, customs clearance, 3PL, and e-commerce. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:36:24

#69: Terry Chan, Founder & CEO of JUSTT GROUP

10/11/2022
Terry Chan is an eCommerce Supply Chain Leader with 25 years of experience in driving business growth. Awarded the "Most promising business leader of Asia 2019" by Economic Times in Singapore, featured by Forbes in 2018 in Vietnam, and invited by World Bank as a speaker in 2018 in Vietnam. An entrepreneur and executive: JUSTT GROUP (eCommerce Enabler), JUSTT BEAUTY (Healthcare), EC-POST (LogTech), Hong Kong eCommerce Supply Chain Association (HKeCSC) (the First & Only One in HK), held multinational organization leaderships (former GM Supply Chain Management at Alibaba/Lazada, general management/experience at FedEX, DHL eCommerce, S.F. Express, Swedish & Danish Post, KMB, Cathay Pacific). Adjunct lecturer at the University of Hong Kong. Advisor/mentor/trainer for Hong Kong Sciences & Technology Park Corporation (HKSTP), Hong Kong Trade & Development Council (HKTDC), City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Federation of Youths Group (HKFYG). Consultant for Estee Lauder, UBM, GLG, Atheneum, KPMG, EY, Mckinsey, Deloitte, Accenture, 300+ Startups. Chairperson/Keynote speaker/Moderator for 120+ international conferences. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:24:54

#68: Stephan Sieber, Chief Executive Officer of Transporeon

9/23/2022
Since 12 November 2019, Stephan has been CEO of Transporeon. His professional focus has always been to use his wealth of experience to help organisations grow – and that is also his goal at Transporeon. Stephan spent 13 years working for SAP, including his role as managing director of SAP Switzerland and as chief operating officer for the DACH region. After his time at SAP, Stephan successfully shaped the development of ERP provider Unit4 over a period of five years, three of which as CEO with responsibility for more than 4,000 employees. Stephan holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:33:45

#67: Nick Bartlett & Chris Crutchley, Director of CBIP Logistics

8/18/2022
About Nick Bartlett : Nick Bartlett is a Co-Founder & Director of Sales & Marketing for CBIP Logistics. Nick brings 12+ years of experience across logistics, e-commerce, marketing, supply chain, and traditional retail across multiple from Asia pacific to US and UK. Nick who founded CBIP in 2015 and saw a unique opportunity in the market for approaching logistics services differently. About Chris Crutchley: Chris Crutchley is the Finance and Operations Director for CBIP Logistics - a global B2B and e-commerce logistics company. Chris brings 10 years of corporate finance and operational expertise throughout Asia Pacific to this role. He strives to continuously innovate and challenge the way traditional logistics business is done and enjoys working with a vast range of clients to make their supply chains more efficient, to break into new markets, to allow clients to focus on growing their business. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:43:49

#66: James Chin Moody, Founder and CEO of Sendle

7/21/2022
James Chin Moody is co-founder and CEO of Sendle. Sendle builds shipping that is good for the world that helps small businesses thrive by making package delivery simple, reliable and affordable and is the only 100% Carbon Neutral Delivery Service in Australia and the United States. James is an experienced senior executive and board member. He was a member of the Executive team at Australia’s national research agency, CSIRO, for eight years with organisational-wide responsibility for business development, government relations, international development and strategic foresight. He was also the Chief Systems Engineer for FedSat, the first Australian satellite to be launched in 30 years. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:37:14

#65: Johnny Slattery, Chief Executive Officer of SCNX

5/18/2022
Johnny Slattery is the Chief Executive Officer at SCNX. He is a seasoned technologist and has been building software for 20+ years. Verticals of focus include derivatives trading, management consulting and logistics. Johnny has rich experience building and running companies and maintains a passion for developing novel technical solutions that solve real problems. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:32:45

#64: Jamil Khan, President & Amanda Cole, Co-Founder and CEO of Sayurbox

5/4/2022
About Jamil Khan: Jamil Khan is the President of Sayurbox. Jamil is an International Logistics Leader, bringing almost 30 years of Operational & Supply Chain experience, having lived in 6 and worked in 11 countries across Europe & Asia. He is an experienced senior leader, with a great career as EVP of Logistics at Lazada, and VP of Operations of Redmart, Jamil has also worked in Tesco, METRO Group and Dairy Farm International, in a variety of roles and locations. He is the driver of a culture that is Customer centric and focussed on quality. Jamil believes in finding talent, building capability through coaching and training to create extraordinary teams at all levels. Jamil has built operational capacity and resilience and has scaled massively in a cost effective way. About Amanda Cole: Amanda Susanti Cole is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sayurbox. Amanda has spent most of her career in agriculture and distribution. Graduating from Manchester university, she headed the supply chain and operations of her family’s distribution company before finding her passion in agriculture. She started and built a farm as well as closely working with farmers to supply high end restaurant. Seeing the inefficiencies in the fresh produce supply chain, she co-founded Sayurbox as a means to distribute fresh produce directly from farmers to end consumers. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:44:13

#63: Lalit Das, Founder & CEO of 3SC

5/2/2022
Lalit Das is a Founder and CEO of SS Supply Chain Solutions Pvt Ltd (3SC). He worked in the various segments of the Supply Chain Domain and Manufacturing & Services Sector in Supply Chain Functions. He founded 3SC in 2012, the firm holds strong expertise in Predictive, Prescriptive and Descriptive analytics combined with collaborative and consultative approach. 3SC orchestrates organizations to streamline the entire supply chain and create value for customers in order to gain competitive advantage. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:49:28

#62: Jonathan Savoir, CEO & Co-Founder of Quincus

4/25/2022
Jonathan Savoir is the CEO and Co-founder of Quincus. Jonathan grew up in Belgium and Luxembourg and attended colleges in London and in the USA. In college, he studied engineering and economics. Upon completing his Master's Degree at 20, he pursued his Ph.D. and decided to drop out at 21 to make some global investments and build startups. In 2014 he founded Quincus with his co-founder. Quincus Execution and Intelligence platforms allow ground providers, port operators, and airlines to adapt and optimize their operations to efficiently execute their logistics inflows and outflows. Quincus’ platforms and open APIs are fundamentally underpinned by its state-of-the-art artificially intelligent supply chain optimization and geo-mapping to allow for real-time data, visibility, and operation in hypercomplex regions. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:22:06

#61: Kathleen Chan, Founder and CEO of Calico

4/19/2022
Kathleen Chan is the Founder and CEO of Calico, the supply chain OS that powers the $1.4 trillion eCommerce production market from concept to doorstep. Kathleen is a serial founder, previously starting several D2C brands and scaling them from zero to six figures in revenues in the first six months of operations. Prior to Calico, Kathleen was the youngest professor at Centennial College in Toronto and ran national marketing campaigns at Microsoft. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:33:41

#60: Philipp Ortwein,Co-Founder and Managing Director of InstaFreight

3/24/2022
Philipp Ortwein is Co-Founder and Managing Director of InstaFreight, a digital forwarding company. He graduated with a Master in Management from the University of Mannheim and did his executive education at Harvard and Stanford. During 9 years of work experience at Bain & Company and 2 Startups, he gained expertise in digitization and Industry 4.0. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:45:06

#59: John Hefter, Senior Vice President & Founder at Thras.io

1/6/2022
As a founder of Thrasio, John has been fortunate to witness their original team of 4 grow into a 1000 person, billion-dollar powerhouse. At work and in life, he is a polymath with unrelenting energy and curiosity. He enjoys regularly deploying his expertise in branding, creative, neuroscience marketing, business development, acquisitions, leadership, culture building, and product development across diverse sets of business domains. If there is a challenge met, John will face it openly with creativity, humor, and persistence. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:42:13

#58: Sandeep Sreekumar, COO & Rolf Knoerzer, CEO of IndustryApps

10/31/2021
About Sandeep Sreekumar: Sandeep Sreekumar is the COO and Co-Founder of IndustryApps. Sandeep has 15 years of digitalization experience. He specializes in Smart Factory, IT/OT Domain, IoT, ML, AI, Plant Engineering, and Process Engineering. Before IndustryApps, he was a Global Head – Digital Factory. About Rolf Knoerzer: Rolf Knoerzer is the CEO and Co-Founder of IndustryApps. Rolf has 25 years of building and running businesses. He specializes in Operations & Supply Chain, Smart Factory, Production Systems, Lean, KAIZEN, MTM, REFA. Before IndustryApps, he was a VP Operations & Supply Chain APAC. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:48:14

#57: David Shillingford, Chief Strategy Officer of Everstream Analytics

10/22/2021
David Shillingford is the Chief Strategy Officer of Everstream Analytics (formerly Resilience360 and Riskpulse), a leading supply chain risk analytics company that enables greater resilience and agility in the supply chains of many of the world’s best-known companies. David has led the development of several industry-wide data and analytics platforms both as an entrepreneur and as SVP Supply Chain at Verisk Analytics, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. David’s first career was as a special operations officer in the British Army. Discover more details here. Some of the highlights of the episode: Follow us on: Instagram: http://bit.ly/2Wba8v7 Twitter: http://bit.ly/2WeulzX Linkedin: http://bit.ly/2w9YSQX Facebook: http://bit.ly/2HtryLd

Duration:00:17:59