Gap Kim has over 15 years of experience in the tech and Internet industry, including leadership positions in marketing, sales, business strategy, and management. Gap joined Facebook in 2015 to develop and lead Facebook's marketing strategy for small and medium-sized businesses across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to Facebook, Gap spent over 10 years at Google driving business growth across Google's ads platforms including search, video, and mobile.
Ying The Label is the brainchild of Li Ying - elusive, instinctive and arty. Using fabrics as her canvas, Ying creates wearable art by translating her inspirations and thoughts into one-of-a-kind art pieces using abstract brush strokes dipped in a whimsical watercolour palette. The label started because Ying felt that there was a gap in the market in the availability of unique pieces, and she wanted to go beyond fashion and inspire.
Mark Lee currently serves as President for Singapore Textile and Fashion Federation (Taff), and is the Chairman of Textile and Fashion Federation Training Centre (TaF.tc) academic and examination board. Mark is also Chief Executive Officer of Sing Lun Holdings Pte Ltd, a privately-owned enterprise with a diverse range of business interests worldwide. He had served on the Committee for Future Economy (CFE), and now serving as Vice-Chairman of the innovation subcommittee within the SMEC setup by Singapore Business Federation, Council Member of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) and also Vice-Chairman of the Youth Business Affairs Committee in SCCCI.
Barbara is the Founder of PAKT, a sustainable ecosystem for clothes that combines the concept of a ‘digital’ wardrobe with expert clothing care. Barbara is passionate about beautiful clothes and reducing waste in the fashion industry so PAKT, a unique clothing care and storage service in HK, also provides a preloved clothing marketplace to buy, sell and donate unwanted clothes.
With global experience and 30+ years in fashion retail and product design, Rayne Reed joined ZALORA at the end of 2016 as Head of Regional Private Labels. Rayne has quickly established a strong reputation for commercial creativity, innovative thinking, passion for fashion and a strong drive for results. Rayne’s experimental style and adventurous spirt have led to a lifetime obsessed with creation – of ideas, product, fashion, music, relationships.
Doreen is actively involved in initiatives to enhance the industry’s capability and capacity development. Since 2004, she has conducted training to executives of MNCs and local companies in the various segments of the fashion industry. Her expertise is in textiles and training the individual, enterprise and industry to apply the knowledge and skills in their respective workplace and country. She has worked with and trained executives from companies such as Li & Fung, Gap International Sourcing, Nike Sourcing, Adidas-Solomon International Sourcing, LVMH, Makalot Taiwan, Kwang Lim Korea.
Neel Bhatt is Head of API Growth at Easyship, a platform that helps eCommerce sellers of any size to ship worldwide. Neel’s background is firmly weighted in eCommerce with over 6 years of experience, beginning with Rakuten in Europe, before moving on to be the UK country manager of an eCommerce SaaS business, helping global brands access Asian eCommerce market.
ARPlanet focuses on Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technology research, providing solutions through interactive technologies, digital contents, artistic designs and complete marketing integrations.
CLO VIRTUAL FASHION innovates the way we think and design fashion. Founded in 2009, CLO creates cutting edge 3D garment visualization technologies that help build a more creative and sustainable landscape for the fashion and apparel industries. With over 10 years of extensive research and development, and a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-wide adoptions, CLO provides the best-in-class solutions for brands of all shapes and sizes.
Easyship is an all-in-one shipping tool for eCommerce sellers looking to sell worldwide. They offer 100+ solutions with rates discounted up to 70%, and complete visibility on taxes and duties, couriers, and shipping costs from one account.
PAKT is a a digital and on demand solution for clothing care and storage. PAKT is about innovation and disruption – not only do we offer unlimited closet space in a city with expensive property prices and small apartments but also a full ecosystem for caring, sharing, selling and donating clothes
With the mission to transform analytics in the fashion and lifestyle industry, Slicer’s reakthrough platforms help organisations improve the quality of their decisions by generating faster, better insights and increase productivity by accelerating design, ordering and tactical marketing processes.
The mission of the SUTD Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre is to carry out cutting-edge research that will create new frontiers in digital design and manufacturing. This includes design algorithms, 3D scanning, computer modelling and simulation, 3D printing, CNC knitting, robotics, novel materials development and structural architectures.
TWARE develops a wearable technology that calms anxiety through immediate, invisible, comforting touch. This allows individuals to cope better with the anxiety disorders that cripples their everyday lives, and for healthcare professionals to remotely track and provide accurate intervention more easily.
Workplace is a communications platform that helps organizations collaborate, and get more done