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Rickard Aden
Folding Cartons Business Manager for the Asia Pacific and Japan Region, HP Indigo
Rickard started his career in digital printing more than 20 years ago within the Labels & Packaging industry. He worked extensively with all major digital technologies from dry toner, UV-Inkjet to HP Indigo, both from the printing side of the business to the vendor. Rickard recently relocated to Singapore to lead the Folding Cartons business in Asia and help customers transform their conventional processes into digital in this growing demand.
 
Hye-Yeong Ahn
Managing Director, Idealliance South East Asia and Korea
Idealliance is a not-for-profit industry association, having served the graphic and visual communications industry since 1966. The company provides certification on the digital printing technology. The Digital Printing System Certification consists of testing and certification in areas of color, print properties and print production. HP Indigo is the 1st company to Achieve Master Elite Certification on digital printing technology.
 
Brenda Alvarez
WW Marketing product manager, HP
Brenda has been working in the worldwide Marketing organization for HP Latex for the last nine years. She held various positions in Large Format Production, being part of several HP Latex product launches and responsible for the supplies business. In her current role she is in charge of understanding the market trends as well as the competitor’s technologies to define the functionalities of future HP winning products. With a business background, Brenda holds two Bachelor degrees: Business Administration and Market Research.
 
Denver Annunciation
Director, Janus International
Denver Annunciation is a second-generation entrepreneur with two decades of experience in the packaging industry. His company Janus International Pvt. Ltd., was engaged primarily in the manufacture of wet glue, beer labels. Their foray into Digital printing was spearheaded by him 11 years ago and his was the first company in India to invest in an industrial digital press. Today, because of digital they convert labels, cartons, IML, shrink sleeves, pouches, laminates and digital enabled print solutions. The industries catered to, have expanded from Beer to Food, Wine, Industrial, Cosmetics, FMCG, Pharma, Lubricants and Security applications. After gaining experience in all areas of the business, his major focus is on strategizing and capability building of his organization. He invests a significant amount of time in enabling Small and Medium Enterprises to develop world class packaging for their products. “From Packaging Design to Market” is the current capability building endeavor being undertaken by him.
 
Alon Bar-Shany
General Manager, HP Indigo
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Based in Nes Ziona, Israel, Alon has held worldwide responsibility for the HP Indigo Division since 2004. He oversees all aspects of the development, marketing and deployment of HP Indigo solutions to an installed base of over 4 thousand customers in 120 countries. A strong advocate of close customer relationships, he also sits on the Global Board of Directors of Dscoop, the independent users association of HP Graphic Arts solutions. Prior to this role, Alon ran the HP Indigo business in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region (EMEA), and served as the chief financial officer of HP Indigo from 1998 until 2002, as well as corporate vice president of finance for HP Indigo from 1995. Alon holds a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in history and economics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is married to Cathy and has four children, and enjoys music, reading, gardening and travel.
 
Yarden Ben-Dor
Executive Vice President, Heret Packaging Industry
Yarden Ben-Dor’s professional career started out in marketing, he worked for P&G in Israel right out of university and then moved to the US to work for an International skin care company as director of marketing. He also worked for Acco Brands (who own Esselte, Leitz, Xyron and many more) as senior product manager for three years before moving back to Israel. Currently he serves as executive vice president for Heret Packaging Industry. At Heret, he has been the driving force in transforming the business from offset to digital, and created value for customers through digital printing and finishing. His day to day responsibilities include management of all customer-facing operations and departments, including the Account Management and Sales, Marketing, Pre-Press, and Studio departments.
 
Elsa Callini
Business Development Manager, ebeam Technologies
Elsa Callini obtained her PhD in Physics from the University of Bologna, after being a Visiting Research Student at the Chemistry Department of Aarhus University (DK), and Guest Student at the California Institute of Technology (USA). After having carried out her research at Empa in Duebendorf (CH) and at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH), Elsa is now Business Development Manager, Print at ebeam Technologies, a brand of the Comet Group, headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland. At ebeam Technologies, Elsa bridges the worlds of scientists and consumers, to showcase the real benefits of electron beaming for the print & packaging industry and beyond.
 
Laurensius Candra
Director, Bintang Sampurna
Laurensius Candra is the Director of PT Bintang Sempurna, one of the most reputed printing companies in Indonesia. He joined this family owned business in 2004. Since then, he has successfully transformed it from a traditional family owned printing house into an innovative printing house, offering print solutions with a creative approach. Under his leadership, the company is experiencing phenomenal growth, which is a testament of his passion for exploring beyond the conventional. Laurensius sits on the Dscoop Asia- Pacific Board of Directors.
 
Ju-Il Cha
AP Marketing Manager, DowDuPont Inc.
Ju-Il Cha is Marketing Manager, DowDuPont Inc, Asia Pacific. He started his career in R&D, first in Korea where he joined SPC Chemical in 1989, followed by a Sales and Technical Manager position at DuPont Korea from 1995. He is now responsible for marketing & development of flexible and rigid packaging in Asia Pacific. During his career in DuPont he has extensive experience in Packaging industry that Packaging and Industrial Polymers supplies with its range of specialty ethylene copolymers. Mr. Cha was educated in Korea and resides in Seoul with his wife and two children.
 
Gaurav Chadha
Regional Photo Segment Manager, HP Indigo
Having done masters in International Business and Marketing from Amity Business School - India, Gaurav Chadha was initially responsible for developing the digital print market in India and Srilanka. With more than 11 years’ experience and 7+ years in HP, his core responsibility was to develop the photo industry in India and Srilanka. In his current role Gaurav Chadha is Regional Photo Segment Manager with HP Indigo for Asia Pacific and Japan market, and is responsible for developing the Go To Market Model in different parts of Asia Pacific and Japan. He is a firm believer of ‘ The best way to preserve your memories is to print them’. Dedicated towards developing of photo industry he continues to work with numerous photographers and pro labs in different parts of the world to understand and continue to develop the eco system in the photo industry.
 
Ga-ram Cho
Doctor of Philosophy
Dr. Cho is CEO of ZeoneTPM Co. Ltd., Chief Editor of the Korean Graphic Arts Communication Society, outside professor of the Pukyong, Dongguk and Shingu Universities. She is also senior researcher at Sogang University. Her projects performed in the last three years include the NCS learning module development in printing field, the development of a print quality process diagnosis program, the development of an open type digital font and High School textbook writing.
 
Dennis Choo
Regional Solution Architect, HP Indigo
In his role, Dennis is responsible for Label & Packaging Pre-Sales Activities and gearing up local business teams with tools and knowledge to provide efficient support to their clients in both Asia Pacific & Japan regions. Dennis brings over 18 years' experience in the Label & Packaging Pre-Production environment and specializes in Packaging Workflow & Process Management, helping his clients to streamline and finding their key success factors. With his enormous knowledge in Pre-Production Integration, he offers HP Indigo users to close the gap between business and production processes. His previous work in Esko also involved implementing project and process management for new product development and more.
 
Jannes Dahlgren
CEO & Founder, Digaloo
In 2002, Jannes Dahlgren took a chance on a digital technology that was still in its infancy and started a commercial printing company using strictly digital processes. In 2008 that company, Digaloo, received the Swedish Gasellföretag prize for being one of the country’s fastest-growing enterprises. The reason for Digaloos' success has been smart digital print solutions in close collaboration with the clients and use of the latest technology available. Among the customers you find some of Sweden´s biggest and world known trademarks like The Nobel Foundation, H&M and Spotify. Jannes holds a degree in graphic engineering and has worked for 20 years with marketing and business development in the digital print market. He loves skiing and to spend time in the mountains with his family.
 
Rajesh Dora
Application Sales Manager, Southeast Asia, Esko
Rajesh, originally from Chennai (India), started his printing career specializing in Graphic Design, then ventured into the world of print production activities with more than 18 years of experience. He holds a diploma in Printing Technology, is a certified ITE trainer and the second Vice President of the Institute of Printing (Asia Pacific Branch). Rajesh’s main strength lies in pre-press, from commercial to newspaper printing, from sheet-fed to web-fed, from heat set to cold set, from idea conceptualization to ready print files and packaging pre-press.
 
Lachlan Finch
Director, Rawson Print Co
Born into the world of printing Lachlan is a second generation owner of Rawson Print Co. Starting on the factory floor it wasn’t long before management realised it was safer for everyone if he moved into the office where his passion for the industry began. Recognising that the company was a brand custodian and not just “a printer”, Lachlan focused on customer engagement and shifted the company’s culture from supplier to partner. Taking over the reins in 2000, Lachlan continued to grow the business in digital, offset and wide format and today is driven by the desire to provide purposeful and meaningful outcomes in a disruptive marketing world.
 
Kelvin Gage
Bluestar Group
Dominion was established by Kelvin’s father in 1951, when he started with a foot operated machine Platen in his bedroom. Kel joined the business in 1993 and made an immediate impact with a youthful enthusiasm and fresh new ideas. Dominion has continued to grow and is now a full service print provider starting with an integrated graphic design team, through offset and digital production to a complete print management service offering at the tail end. In 2017 Dominion was incorporated in Bluestar Group. Kel remains as committed as ever to the power of print communication in today’s marketing mix. He drives a simple company ethos that has been the same since Dominion started… “Do all you can to keep customers happy and the rest will fall into place.” An avid fan of Dscoop, Kel is passionate about the industry and it’s future.
 
Hanny Gan
Founder, Beinnowave
Hanny brings with her an extensive experience in eCommerce, digital marketing, product development, branding strategies, users’ engagement, activation & experience. A seasoned eCommerce & graphics professional formally from global companies, Photobook Worldwide, Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific and Snapfish. With her passion and business acumen, she has partnered with numerous companies and Brand’s across regions to help establish and expand their business strategically and operationally. She is currently a strategic business coach leveraging online and offline marketing innovations for businesses to transform and expand their business. In her spare time, she is an avid foodie, coffee drinker, traveller, photographer on leisure & engages in charity work.
 
Bill Ge
Senior Product Manager, MomentCam
 
Jo Heller
BBDO
Jo began her career in sporting events when she worked towards delivering the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games to the world. With business management degree, focused in hospitality, she was keen to find a role that would combine her business acumen with her passion for creative thinking. Jo launched her advertising career, becoming a strategic planner for BBDO Singapore across multinational and pan-Asian brands including Spotify, AIA Insurance, 3M, and Discovery Networks APAC. Jo has been working with HP on various projects over the last year including a deep-dive into what’s trending for Millennials in Asia. She is looking forward to taking part in DScoop and sparking excitement about how brands take charge in the sport event industry.
 
Mike Honma
Chief Digital Officer, Digital Transformation Promotion Office, DENTSU, Macromill Insight
After graduating from Hokkaido University, Mike joined Kao, one of the largest consumer products enterprise, responsible for numerical simulation using high level mathematical and computing skills. He was promoted to a kick and scale digital/data marketing group in 1997 where he lead the deployment and management of the global marketing platform to cover Kao’s global marketing programs. Mike is considered as one of the leading marketing strategist and scientists in Japan after joining Abeam, Asia’s leading business intelligence consulting firm. He also holds key roles in major web/data marketing services. Mike Honma is a guest professor at the Graduate School of Mathematical Science at Tokyo University.
 
Moriu Ishikawa
C.E.C.O. & Department Manager, e-commerce Planning, Dinos Cecile Co., Ltd.
After graduating from University, Moriu has held key strategic position in various web service enterprises such as SBI holdings and MAGASEEK. He is well known in E-commerce industry as “the marketer and thought leader” who understand and utilize digital marketing technology and data to scale its business volume. He joined Dinos Cecil in February 2016 as Chief E-Commerce Officer leading a mission to re-build sustainable business model beyond existing frame work. Dinos Cecil is one of the largest catalogue order brands in Japan
 
Guo Jianbo
Founder & Chairman, Green Love Candy
Guo Jianbo has been focusing on the production and innovation of sweets for many years. He has the ultimate spirit of craftsmanship, unique insights on new products and new technologies, has advanced Internet thinking, and for the first time proposed the concept of a "Made in China 2025" pilot factory in the candy industry.
 
Steven Kim
COO, Snaps
Steven holds an MS/MSE at the University of Michigan in Materials Science & Nuclear Engineering, as well as an MBA at Columbia Business School. Beforing Snaps, Steven worked at Intel Corporation and Samsung Electronics.
 
Eunhae Grace Koh
Senior Marketing Manager, Johnson & Johnson
 
Donald Liao
Associate GM, CymMetrick
Based in Taipei, Taiwan, Donald has over 16 years of working experience in printing industry from commercial to label & packaging in Asia, and now is leading Marketing & Communication and digital transformation strategy team in CymMetrik Group. Donald developed over 6 millions USD business with Heidelberg Taiwan in 2002. With master degree in Print Media and Packaging Science in RIT USA in 2008. Nowadays, he focuses on digital printing solutions offering and believes digital printing to be a worldwide trend, impacting all printers, without exception.
 
Danny Lim
Sales & Marketing Director, PT. Theia Digilab Indonesia
PT. Theia Digilab Indonesia, a division of the Cahaya Jakarta Group based in Jakarta, Indonesia, is dedicated to printing labels & packaging using HP Indigo WS6800 presses. The print technology enables the business to provide customers with short runs, fast turnaround time and photo quality printing with options for customisation and variable data printing. Theia also provides other value-added services such as packaging design concepts and mock up samples. The Cahaya Jakarta Group, established over 25 years, offers a wide range of end-to-end products and services from conventional flexography printing, sourcing and supply of plastic packaging, to providing labelling and finishing services as a one-stop printing and packaging shop for the customers. Apart from the day-to-day sales and marketing activities, Danny’s focus is to bring innovation to the labels & packaging of brand owners and SMEs, by education of the versatile digital printing capabilities. Danny brings over 10 years of product management and packaging design experience from his previous work in Australia.
 
Magnus Lindkvist
Futurologist and Trendspotter
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Magnus Lindkvist is a trendspotting futurologist and author who weaves together important current trends to forecast what life, society and business might look like in the future. It is the fantastic timing, storytelling and politically incorrect humour that will keep youlaughing and talking well after his talk ends. Magnus has given in excess of a thousand keynote speeches over the past decade to everyone from Fortune 500 CEOs and civil servants in the Middle East to anyone looking to be inspired and enlightened by trendspotting and future-thinking. With a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and a degree in film production from UCLA, Lindkvist weaves together the worlds of quantitative insights with the imaginative storytelling of Hollywood. Magnus calls his presentations ‘intellectual acupuncture’ with the expressed intention of changing our minds with needles of insight, examples and observations.
 
Yoav Lotan
Labels Business Manager for the Asia Pacific and Japan Region, HP Indigo
Yoav has been leading the Labels Product Marketing team for HP Indigo for 6 years at HP Indigo HQ in Israel before relocating a year ago to Singapore to cover the Labels segment in Asia. In recent years Yoav has been working with industry leading convertors and brings a wide perspective on worldwide trends and their impact on convertors current and future production floors needs. With the shift in focus to Asia, Yoav’s aim to empower convertors becoming more agile, deliver innovative products and services while increasing profitability of their digital operations.
 
Mahidi
Regional Category Manager APJ, HP Indigo
Mahidi started his career in the printing industry more than 20 years ago after graduating from business school in the Netherlands. He spent 13 years in the offset industry with a leading offset manufacturer, and held various managerial positions at Heidelberg. In parallel, he continued his education and management development program at Melbourne Business School & Print Media Academy, Heidelberg. In early 2010, Mahidi started his journey with HP Indigo as Country Manager for SEA region for 5 years, and is currently serving as APJ Category Manager for Commercial for the last 3 years.
 
Julian Marsh
Director Commercial Printing, District Photo Inc & Global Board Chairman, Dscoop
Julian Marsh describes himself as a Disruptive, Innovative, Digital Print Evangelist and is passionate about all things print! Marsh has held various senior management positions at a number of print companies over the years. With a carreer that spans 30 years in the print industry he has driven many innovations.
 
Pat McGrew
Director, Keypoint Intelligence
Leveraging more than three decades as an evangelist for technology in communication, Pat McGrew uses her technical and marketing background to lead the industry toward optimized business process and information workflows. She has worked with companies to help them define their five-year plans, audited workflow processes, and developed sales team interventions and education programs. Working with customers and their clients, she works as an industry educator in production workflows to promote communication effectiveness. Pat is co-author of 8 industry books, editor of A Guide to the Electronic Document Body of Knowledge, and regular writer in the industry trade press, McGrew won the 2014 #GirlsWhoPrint Girlie Award for dedication to education and communication in the industry, and the 2016 Brian Platte Lifetime Achievement Award from Xplor International.
 
Conrad Mendoza Jr.
Region Lead – Brand Innovation, HP
Conrad Mendoza Jr. has been involved in the digital printing industry for more than 15 years. He has held various roles in business management, strategic marketing, sales, product management and print application development for some of the most innovative digital printer manufacturers today. Currently, Conrad is the Regional Lead for Brand Owner & Agency Innovation under HP’s Graphic Solutions Business portfolio for the Asia Pacific-Japan region. He works directly with global CPG brands like co-creating with them digitally printed campaigns. He also conducts ideation workshops for brands to help them transition from using conventional to digital print in a unique way. Conrad is based in the HP Regional HQ in Singapore.
 
Sunny Moon
Workflow and Partner Solutions manager. HP
Sunny Moon has worked at HP in Asia Pacific & Japan for more than seven years and has served the strategic account program. Prior to his current role, he was PWP product marketing manager and publishing sales manager. He is leading PrintOS GTM and deployment in Asia Pacific & Japan working closely with WW team in Israel.
 
Shara Mordt
Partner, Robin Sprong
Shara is both a visionary visualizer and a tenacious textiler. Her early interior design career working in magazines and print media marked the beginning of her fascination with digital printing. Her natural appreciation of form and colour lead her to join Robin Sprong 4 years back, she now runs the Johannesburg division of the multifaceted and wildly popular digital printing house. Shara is also responsible fr the curatorship and development of Robin Sprong's textile range, ensuring that its on trend, practical for industry , professional, viable and lucrative. Shara is pushing the boundaries of what the digital printer means for interior design. Spaces are now completely customizable , scaled with purpose and designed considerably.
 
Yukinori "Yuki" Okamoto
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Goof Inc.
Yuki has been an avid evangelist of digital printing for over 20 years. He is known for being part of one of the most innovative PSP’s in Japan, but co-founded “goof” in 2012 to start utilizing digital printing and its surrounding technologies and provide a more scalable service. Goof’s mission is to connect data and IT resources to print media in the most efficient and suitable way. Goof’s “Print of Things” platform was released in 2016 and has been revolutionizing the way brand owners communicate with its consumers by maximizing the potential, as well as increase return on investment.
 
Johannes Park
Chief Production Officer, Hiswill
Johannes has been in a few unlikely, but harmonized career backgrounds. From being an organic farmer, a carpenter, and an English teacher he is now factory manager in Red Printing and Press. He joined Hiswill, the mother company of Betterway Systems, in 2009 and started digging into the digital printing world from scratch since 2014. He now oversees the entire production of the factory and yet is still vigorously engaged in learning and testing almost monthly introduced digital printing related machines to figure out how those machines can be intertwined with the workflow at Red Printing.
 
Sally Park
Team Leader, Snaps
 
Victoria Pekarska
Regional Brand Innovation Lead, Graphics Solutions Business, HP
Victoria brings more than 15 years of experience in international business development, global account management and integrated marketing communications across APAC and EMEA regions. During her career path, she has worked for several leading multinationals, primarily in technology and consulting sectors in Geneva, New York, Stockholm and Singapore. Victoria has also held executive roles in creative agencies, where she drove successful engagements for the renown brands like Nestle, P&G, Nespresso, Richemont Group, L’Oreal, Estée Lauder, JTI and many others. Currently, Victoria is the Regional Brand Owner and LINK’s face-to-market under HP’s Graphic Solutions Business for the Asia Pacific-Japan region, based in Singapore. Her direct responsibility is co-creating agile digitally printed campaigns and conducting ideation workshops with global FMCG brands and agencies. In Victoria’s limited downtime, she enjoys discovering Asian cultures and learning Mandarin.
 
Marco Perlman
Founder & CEO, DigiPix
In 2004 Marco Perlman started Digipix, which became Brazil’s leading online digital printer. It specializes in mass customized photobooks, gifts, wall décor and stationary. Digipix runs the largest Latin American photo operation, serving both professionals and consumers, directly and through partnerships with major retailers. The company has grown organically and through M&A. Prior to launching DigiPix, Marco joined GP Investimentos in 1999, Brazil’s largest private equity firm, where he participated in early stage Internet and technology investments. Prior to that, he was an associate at McKinsey & Company and a project manager at Gradus Management Consultants. He attended Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in industrial engineering. Marco was born and raised in Brazil and is married to Renata. In April 2013 Victor was born and made their home even happier.
 
John Price
President, Karville Development
John Price was born in New York City and now resides in Miami, FL with his family. He studied economics at the University of Pennsylvania and after graduating worked for several different companies with a focus on sales and marketing. With a keen taste for enterpreneurship, he started Karlville Development with a classmate from college in 1996 and is currently the President of the organization.
 
Cindy Qian
Flexible Packaging Business Manager, Asia Pacific Region, HP Indigo
Cindy brings over 15 years experience in the packaging industry with a solid industry knowledge and profound packaging expertise, especially in the flexible packaging arena. Previously, she worked for Dupont China and Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific and China in various sales and marketing management roles.
 
Henrich Quek
Chairman, Top Print Labels
Top Print Labels is one of the pioneer Digital Convertor in China. Started at Suzhou in 2002, it has expanded its printing operation to Chengdu and Chongqin in the Western China Region today. As an artist,graphic creative director & art curator, Henrich has immersed himself in the Indigo Digital Applications and has received several Awards on Security Labels, QR Codes & Shrink Sleeves Labels.
 
Corey Reardon
President & CEO, AWA Alexander Watson Associates
Corey is President & CEO of AWA Alexander Watson Associates, a position he has held since he acquired the business in 1999. Corey is an industry expert with an established career in the industry, he serves on many company boards, is a regular speaker at key industry events around the world; and consults privately for client companies on marketing and strategic planning. Corey Reardon is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati in Marketing and Strategic Planning and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Industrial Marketing. He began his career nearly 30 years ago in Corporate Strategic Planning, joining Loparex (then H P Smith and Rexam Release) in 1987, where he held a number of increasingly senior roles in various Product Management, Marketing and Business Development positions worldwide, including roles in Brussels, Hong Kong and finally The Netherlands, as Director of Marketing and Sales for European operations. He then joined Avery Dennison, as Marketing Director for Europe until he acquired AWA in 1999. AWA Alexander Watson Associates has grown significantly under the leadership of Corey, and now offers its growing global client base a platform of management information, research, consulting, and M&A services
 
Jung Chi Seo, Ph.D.
Marcom Group Leader, Samsung
As the Marcom Group Leader in the strategic marketing team of Samsun Electronics Memory Division, Jung Chi Seo lives and breathes innovation. Based in the innovation hothouse of Korea, he has held his current position since 2013. During this time, he was instrumental in building Samsung into the top global brand in the consumer SSD market, through demand creation and brand awareness build-up. In a creative audit of all Samsung business units, Jung Chi’s group was ranked No. 1 for four years running. Prior to joining Samsung, Jung Chi held marketing positions at several Korean brand companies and advertising and marketing agencies. Across his career, he has been honored with numerous awards for creativity and innovation, including winning the Best Innovation Achievement prize in a national big data competition. Sung Chi holds a PhD in marketing from Korea University.
 
Ryan Sharratt
Operations Manager, Schawk
Ryan Sharratt has over 20 years of experience in the printing industry for local, regional and international brands. Ryan has extensive experience in the FMCG market and ensuring brands are delivered to the highest standard. Ryan enjoys sharing his knowledge through education and training sessions for marketing and brand teams. He has worked with leading organisation such as Kimberly Clark, Nestlé, Heinz, Unilever, General Mills, British American Tobacco, Pepsico Foods (Smith’s Snack Food Company), GSK and Kraft. Ryan Sharratt, has been with SGK, global brand development and deployment organisation, for over 10 years. He heads its’ Australian pre-media deployment arm Schawk!. Schawk has operations around the globe, with 11 production facilities in the APAC region. Ryan is completing his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
 
Hiroaki Taka
General Manager ・Sales Promotion & Development Department Kyushu Division ・Business Strategy Department ・Corporate Planning Divison, Toppan
In 1999, after graduating from Seinan Gakuin University, Hiroaki Taka joined Toppan Printing. Toppan Printing is the world's largest comprehensive printing company with sales exceeding 1.4 trillion yen. Mr. Taka was in charge of sales of packages for 13 years. After that, he moved to the sales promotion development department and launched the business innovation team, where he was in charge of business development, market development, product development, and business strategy of the Kyushu Division. He introduced Indigo 20000 as project leader in 2016 and introduced the first soft cartridge type DP machine for relief. In addition to conducting market expansion activities in Japan, Toppan is promoting development collaboration.
 
Kelly Togashi
BBDO
Kelly launched her strategic career in Chicago working on integrated national campaigns, brand positioning, and innovation pipelines, all based on simple human truths. After building brands across the continent, she moved into a global role, becoming a brand guardian across multiple markets. This led her abroad and paved the way to Singapore in 2014. Throughout her career, she’s worked across various multinational brands like Kellogg, Unilever, Azkonobel Dulux, Johnson & Johnson, and Fonterra as well as local leaders like Tiger Beer and United Overseas Bank. She’s excited to share her learnings at DScoop and help drive consumer-led creativity with the HP team.
 
Marcus Tralau
Co-founder & CEO, KAMA GmbH
Marcus Tralau is the co-founder and CEO of German based KAMA GmbH. Having 25 years of deep knowledge in the printing industry today, Marcus came to the business in 1994 by coincidence: When the former “Polygraph KAMA” was standing right before dissolution after German reunification, he had the courage to take over the 100-year-old but run-down machine manufacturer. With his profound background as a management consultant for the government and business companies and an MBA in Business Economics, Marcus managed to re-establish the company successfully. Marcus was amongst the first to realize the enormous potential of digital printing and – all the way to his motto “the product is the hero” – he initiated to develop innovative converting and embellishing solutions adapted to the needs of digital printers. He is always looking ahead and passionate in bringing things forward – his small sail boat included.
 
Edward Tsui
CEO, Haiyaa Technologies
In 1998, Edward Tsui founded Haiyaa Technologies Inc and until today serves as the company's Managing Director. Haiyaa Technologies Inc. is a professional software developer in the field of variable data printing and world-leader in providing solutions in areas such as security labels, clothing labels and ID card printing.