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  • Mark Lavelle

    Senior Vice President & General Manager, Commerce Technologies, eBay Enterprise

    Mark is SVP & GM of Commerce Technologies for eBay Enterprise. He has held a number of leadership positions within eBay, including SVP of Strategy and Business Development for both eBay Inc. and PayPal, and co-founded Bill Me Later, acquired by eBay in 2008. With more than 15 years of Internet, commerce and payments experience, Mark’s background includes successfully developing and executing global product strategies, major Internet partnerships, acquisitions and joint ventures and startup fundraising, investing and advising.

  • Paul Boisvert

    Head of Product Management, Magento

    Paul is Head of Product Management for Magento. He has been working at eBay Inc. since 2011 and joined Magento in 2012. Prior to joining eBay Inc., Paul led Product Management for Yahoo! Small Business inclusive of the eCommerce, hosting, business mail and domains businesses serving over 1 million small businesses.

  • Dirk Bellman

    Application Manager, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries

    Dirk is the IT Online Systems Manager at Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) one of Australia’s leading health and beauty companies. API is the leading franchiser in the pharmacy industry and its Priceline brand has more than retail stores 420 stores. Dirk has extensive experience in deliverying IT projects and managing IT systems. Prior the API Dirk was is senior IT management & architecture roles at AMP & AXA.

  • Mark Binns

    Digital Marketing Manager, Acidgreen

    As Digital Marketing Manager at Acidgreen, who are certified Magento and Google Partners, Mark has a proven track record of helping clients get the best ROI from all of their online marketing initiatives.. Mark has experience both client and agency side and has been working with Magento ecommerce sites in the UK and Australia since 2011. Mark’s main areas of expertise are SEO, SEM, Conversion Rate Optimisation and Data Analytics.

  • Karthik Chidambaram

    Founder & CEO, DCKAP

    Karthik initially bootstrapped DCKAP, a commerce technology solutions company, out of his apartment in Chicago, IL. With over 10 years of experience implementing retail commerce & open source technologies, KC leads his team to deliver disruptive eCommerce solutions enabling clients to efficiently provide a best in class customer experience. He is a long time blogger, observing an eclectic mix of issues from technology innovation to infrastructure investment. Karthik holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Bachelors in Engineering from Government College of Technology, India.

  • Jim Davidson

    Head of Research, Bronto

    As an expert in email, mobile and social strategies, Jim brings over 15 years of experience in online marketing, managing email and cross-channel programs for top retail clients. As Bronto’s Head of Research, he regularly publishes industry-focused white papers and research reports. His articles can be found in publications such as DMNews, ClickZ, Total Retail and Multichannel Merchant. He has also spoken at numerous industry events including IRCE, eTail East and Magento Imagine and has been featured in Forbes, USAToday and NPR’s Marketplace.

  • Steve Fusco

    VP, GM of North American Distribution, PayPal

    As the VP, GM of North American Distribution for PayPal, Steve leads the team responsible for developing commerce enabling relationships with millions of small businesses in North America, as well as the network of global technology platforms partners that enable them.

    Steve joined PayPal in 2011 to lead the Client Services team for large enterprises where he was chartered with bringing eBay’s vision of commerce to some of the largest and most influential brands in the world. Prior to joining PayPal, Steve served in a variety of business management roles within Citigroup’s Global Consumer Group. His responsibilities included managing Manhattan’s Upper East Side retail banking network as well as Citigroup’s affluent credit card business.

  • Timothy Lee

    VP, Global Strategy / Head of China, SingPost eCommerce

    Timothy is Vice President of Global Strategy at SP eCommerce – a part of the Singapore Post Group, which is backed by the Alibaba Group. He heads up strategic initiatives, mergers & acquisitions, alliances, payment services, and China. He has 18 years of experience managing global eCommerce, and has lived most of the past 10 years in Asia. Before he moved to Asia, he headed up the global eCommerce teams of both Visa and American Express. He has also done strategy consulting at PwC and launched multiple start-ups in Silicon Valley. He holds 7 eCommerce related patents. He received his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg school and his economics degree from U.C. Berkeley.

  • Niay Oza

    Co-Founder, Klevu Search

    Nilay is a Co-Founder of Klevu Search, a Finnish tech startup that brings paradigm shift to understanding human expressions in online shopping. His passion is in product innovation through deep customer learning. Earlier, Nilay received his PhD in Computer Science from University of Hertfordshire, UK.

  • Thai Son

    Partner, SmartOSC

    Thai Son spent over the last 8 years finding ways to bring value into the ecommerce ecosystem, having built and optimized over 500 projects running on the Magento platform, through SmartOSC, the business he co-founded. Today, driven by its vision to provide growth, SmartOSC brings scalability and strong ecommerce expertise with more than 350 specialists.