Leaders in Tech and Ecommerce

Alcott Global

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/

Terry Chan, Founder & CEO of JUSTT GROUP
Oct 11 2022
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. Discover more details here.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:Instagram:
Jamil Khan, President & Amanda Cole, Co-Founder and CEO of Sayurbox
May 4 2022
Jamil Khan, President & Amanda Cole, Co-Founder and CEO of Sayurbox
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:Sayurbox origin storyHow Sayurbox is building relationships with the farmersUpsides and challenges that Sayurbox faced in times of disruptionSayurbox future plans in the next 5 to 10 yearsManaging sustainability and some initiativesCulture and skills needed within the organizationFollow us on:Instagram:
Karen Leavitt CMO of Locus Robotics
Apr 19 2021
Karen Leavitt CMO of Locus Robotics
In her role as CMO of Locus Robotics, Karen brings over twenty years of experience developing innovative, creative, and effective marketing programs for a wide range of technology companies, from start‐ups to Fortune 1000 public companies. Karen’s outstanding analytical and technical abilities deliver insight and innovative programs that consistently deliver positive marketing ROI. She also serves as Locus’s dynamic and articulate corporate spokesperson before the press, analysts, customers, partners, and investors.Locus Robotics' revolutionary, the multi-bot solution incorporates powerful and intelligent autonomous mobile robots that operate collaboratively with human workers to dramatically improve piece-handling productivity 2 – 3x, with less labor compared to traditional piece handling systems. This award-winning solution helps retailers, 3PLs, and specialty warehouses efficiently meet and exceed the increasingly complex and demanding requirements of fulfillment environments, easily integrating into existing warehouse infrastructures without disrupting workflows, instantly transforming productivity without transforming the warehouse. For more information, visit www.locusrobotics.com.Discover more details here.Some of the highlights of the episode:[05:00] How Locus Robotics robots increase productivity[12:50] Scaling up – After the initial deployment, any robot that’s added will just automatically join the rest of the robot team.[15:45] Driving down employee walking time by about 80%.[24:29] The immediate need for the robots is to handle a high volume, the ultimate gift is the business intelligence from the data.[32:50] “If you like our robots, you’ll love our humans.”[38:30] Advice for a successful careerFollow us on:Instagram: