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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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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/

    Matt Petot, Founder and CEO at CargoAI

    Matt Petot, Founder and CEO at CargoAI

    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.


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    Some of the highlights of the episode:
    How did Matt start his journey as an entrepreneur and ending up with air cargoWhat is the difference between Air Freight and Sea FreightThe upside of air cargo due to the pandemicCargoAI for the next 5 to 10 yearsSolutions related to carbon neutralizingKeeping up with the team's mental healthFollow us on:
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    • 31 min
    Simon Borg, Group CEO & Co-Founder of Navia

    Simon Borg, Group CEO & Co-Founder of Navia

    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.

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    Some of the highlights of the episode:
    Simon’s perspective on the “trends in supply chain”Journey in the freight forwarding businessHow the pandemic highlighted supply chain and how it helped Navia in terms of growthRegions Navia is currently covering and expansionLeadership style and company cultureThe situation of supply chain during a recessionFollow us on:
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    • 36 min
    Terry Chan, Founder & CEO of JUSTT GROUP

    Terry Chan, Founder & CEO of JUSTT GROUP

     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. 
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    Some of the highlights of the episode:
    Terry’s career highlights and Justt Group offeringsStrengths and weaknesses of big eCommerce compared to the Western eCommerce businessesHow can Western eCommerce businesses learn from AsiaPain points and lessons learned from eCommerce businessesHow Justt group tackles the waste and environmental issuesFollow us on:
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    • 24 min
    Stephan Sieber, Chief Executive Officer of Transporeon

    Stephan Sieber, Chief Executive Officer of Transporeon

    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.
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    Some of the highlights of the episode:
    How the last two years impacted Transporeon and the future of the companyAcquisition and cultural alignmentTransporeon’s sustainability initiativesWhat makes Transporeon uniqueOverview numbers of carriers and shippers in the company’s platformHow they made their acquisitions - culture was a big part of itTransporeon’s culture and successFollow us on:
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    • 33 min
    Nick Bartlett & Chris Crutchley, Director of CBIP Logistics

    Nick Bartlett & Chris Crutchley, Director of CBIP Logistics

    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. 
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    Some of the highlights of the episode:
    How Nick and Chris started CBIP LogisticsWorking on sustainability offsetting and carbon footprint emissionChallenge for the next six months will look like for the freight business and logisticsFuture plans for CBIP Logistics and understanding what customers needThe most important long term decisionSoft skill required to be successful within the businessFollow us on:
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    • 43 min
    James Chin Moody, Founder and CEO of Sendle

    James Chin Moody, Founder and CEO of Sendle

    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.
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    Some of the highlights of the episode:
    Sendle’s origin storyHow Sendle became so big in Australia and USAReaching a 100% Carbon Neutral Delivery ServiceSkills required to be successful in SendleHow to keep your sanity at workFollow us on:
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    • 37 min

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