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Retail & E-commerce Stage

Nov 12, 2020
10:00 - 10:15 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Carrefour

Opening Speech

November 12, 2020
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Welcome to GoTech World
Cristian Cojocaru
Cristian Cojocaru
Management Consultant

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Jean Richard De Latour
Jean Richard De Latour
CEO
Carrefour România
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Since 2018, Jean Richard De Latour holds the position of CEO of Carrefour Romania, a company with 18,000 employees that in 2019 achieved a net turnover of over RON 10 billion.
He joined the Carrefour group in 2013, as Studies, Innovation and Public Affairs Director. Over time, he has held various positions within the company, including that of Cabinet Director of the President and CEO of Carrefour Group, for two years.


In 2016, he expanded his expertise in the operational area, becoming Operational Director of the Hypermarket in Paris, and a year later was appointed Operational Director of the Bassin Grand Nord Hypermarket (France). He is a graduate of the famous Institut D’études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and the French National School of Administration (ENA)
 

10:15 - 10:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Carrefour

From a classic retailer to a full service brand

November 12, 2020
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Carrefour
At Carrefour, meeting the new customers’ needs translates into enabling shopping without wasting time, money, effort and food.
Narcis Horhoianu
Narcis Horhoianu
Chief Marketing Officer
Carrefour Romania
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Narcis Horhoianu joined Carrefour Romania in 2019 as Chief Marketing Officer, being responsible for all Marketing related activities of Carrefour such as customer operations and experience, brand and marketing communication, loyalty, store concept and store deco and pricing.


He has almost 25 years of experience in Brand, Marketing and Category Management acquired while managing vast portfolios of companies from highly competitive business sectors.
Over the years, he held various key positions in companies such as Vodafone Romania where he was Director Consumers Postpaid Unit or Heineken Romania, where he was Marketing Director and Member of the Board of Directors.
Previously, Narcis was the Marketing Director in P&G Balkans and Member of the Board, where he played the roles of Brand Operations Leader or Business Unit Leader for multiple categories.
 

10:30 - 10:45 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Creating value in a marketplace model

November 12, 2020
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Using a marketplace model, Bringo creates value for consumers, for marketplace partners from big groceries to local artisanal shops, as well as for our personal shoppers.
Ioana-Ilie Dobre
Ioana-Ilie Dobre
General Manager
BRINGO
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Ioana-Ilie Dobre, from her role as General Manager of BRINGO, is responsible for coordinating and accelerating the expansion of the business in Romania.
With an experience of more than 9 years in creating and managing teams, as well as businesses from under-developing industries, Ioana joined BRINGO coming from Uber Eats.


Here, she held the position of General Manager and coordinated the entire operation of the company in Romania, after previously coordinating, for 1 year, the company's marketing activity.
She started her career in Procter & Gamble, where she was responsible for brand and e-commerce operations in the South East Europe area.
 

10:45 - 11:15 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Postis

The rise of LogTech. How IT disrupted the logistics and transportation sectors

November 12, 2020
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Postis
Logistics need to be reinvented and shift from traditional supply-chains to open supply networks. In the new paradigm, not assets, but digital data and the capacity to provide ad-hoc supply-chain connections become the key to success. This is where the LogTech startups are born.
Andrei Moldoveanu
Andrei Moldoveanu
Product Owner
Postis
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With extensive experience in software engineering and business analysis, Andrei coordinates the product development team with Postis. Together with the members of the Postis Community, he integrates within our platform different business typologies and complexities, use cases, optimization scripts and develops product features that generate new industry best practices and help the entire market to evolve.
Andrei holds a Masters Thesis in Distributed Diagnosis with Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble and a Masters Degree in Advanced Automatics with The Bucharest Polytechnics Institute.
Join him at GoTech World 2020 on the Retail and E-commerce stage to learn how IT transforms logistics and transportation sectors and how distribution and last-mile delivery evolve.
 

11:15 - 11:45 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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How to make global e-commerce trends work for small business?

November 12, 2020
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Anna Pelkin
Anna Pelkin
Head of Business Development | eBay Israel, Emerging Europe & Africa
eBay
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Anna Pelkin is leading eBay’s business development activity in Israel, Emerging Europe and Africa.
Anna and her team had revolutionized the way eBay supports small and medium-sized businesses, creating tailor-made onboarding solutions including professional training, analytical and technological assistance.


Anna’s goal is to bring this revolution to Eastern Europe, including Romania and to expose local businesses to a world of opportunities with eBay’s vast spread of 179 million potential customers worldwide.
Anna’s education is in the field of engineering and economics with a BSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

11:45 - 12:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 12, 2020
Networking Break
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12:00 - 12:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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ING

How to become a platform

November 12, 2020
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ING
Find out what is really a platform? And what are the steps you need to take in order to build or even to become one yourself?
Katharina Herrmann
Katharina Herrmann
Global Head of Platforms and Beyond Banking
ING Group
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In 1998 Katharina joined ING-DiBa where she enjoyed playing an active role as Head of Marketing in the incredible success story of ING in Germany. In July 2007 she moved to ING-DiBa Austria as CEO/General Manager and transformed this business unit by - among other things - introducing agile and turned Austria into a profitable unit. She returned to ING-DiBa in Frankfurt in January 2011 where she was appointed Head of Retail Germany and was 7 years member of the Management Board of the 3rd biggest Retail bank in Germany. In all these years she fostered innovation and platform thinking.

Since March 2018 she supports ING’s Board in Amsterdam as ‘Head of Platforms and Beyond Banking’ for Retail & SME worldwide. Since then she has introduced a global platform & beyond banking strategy and triggered exciting beyond banking initiatives. Katharina is passionate about “wowing the customer” by providing an excellent service experience and convenient solutions – always embracing new opportunities.
 

12:30 - 13:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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eSolutions

AI-Driven Solutions for Retailers

November 12, 2020
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eSolutions
In a constantly changing retail landscape, where businesses have to adapt to new consumers behaviours, the need for data-driven solutions to address all retail goals, in real-time, is critical.
Marian Simpetru
Marian Simpetru
Managing Partner
eSolutions
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With over 20 years of experience in various software development positions, from programmer to architect, Marian Simpetru is currently Managing Partner at eSolutions, where he is also involved in developing custom software solutions and architectures.

In the last four years he has been actively working on conceiving big-data platform architectures and managing custom projects which he oversees from kick-off to delivery.

· Extensive experience in the IT industry
· Founded eSolutions in 2001
· More than 15 years of IT management experience
· Occasional speaker at local and international tech events on Open Source technologies, Java and Big Data

13:00 - 13:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Enabling AI at scale for H&M Group

November 12, 2020
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Errol Koolmeister
Errol Koolmeister
Head of AI Tech & Architecture
H&M
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As the Product Area Lead Engineer for AI foundation Errol is responsible for machine learning & Data Science development for H&M group. With 15 years of experience from a wide variety of industries Errol have been able to reach an expert level in working with and extracting value from data. Both hands on in the data and from a strategic perspective by creating data products and leading large teams.

13:30 - 14:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 12, 2020
Networking Break
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14:00 - 14:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Digi

Comms & commerce: selling services over the web

November 12, 2020
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Digi
• Digital adoption dynamics • Targeted communications and contextualized campaigns • How COVID-19 pandemic influenced consumer’s behavior • New functionalities, new uses, increasing demand • Black Friday – specificities of services promotion
Cristian Ionita
Cristian Ionita
Product Owner Digi.ro
Digi Romania
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Cristian is the Product Owner of DIGI.ro, Romania’s leading internet, pay-tv and fixed telephony operator, whose digitalization has increased rapidly in recent years. With experience in e-commerce and media rights, Cristian’s role is to leverage DIGI’s massive scale, reach with flexibility modern audiences and fulfill their telecom needs. While e-commerce is mainly thought of as click-and-buy, it is DIGI’s goal to expand this concept to contracting services over the web with a great end-to-end experience. Whether it’s fiber optic services for your new home or a mobile voice and data subscription, this should be easy to sign-up to, without having to leave your home, wait in line or lower your standards. This is DIGI.ro’s goal.

Before DIGI, Cristian worked for 10 years at ProTV and eMAG.
 

14:30 - 15:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Renault

The economics of automotive e-commerce

November 12, 2020
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Renault
Tune in to Mihai’s presentation to find out more about the hidden parts of constructing the automotive e-commerce retail experience in Romania.
Mihai Tanase
Mihai Tanase
Head of Digital & CRM – Central South Eastern Europe Cluster New Car Sales, Aftersales
Renault
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With over 12 years of experience in digital out of which 7 spent in the automotive industry, Mihai is a true believer in performance driven strategies. With international background in online marketing, digital media buying, CRM as well as offline to online strategies the digital team that he leads in Romania is achieving every day a remarkable feat: selling cars online.

15:00 - 15:15 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 12, 2020
Networking Break
In the Networking Breaks, you can visit the expo area or chat directly with representatives from our partners.
15:15 - 15:45 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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Romanian Business Consult

Mission: Sustainability Reverse Vending Solutions from Diebold Nixdorf and RBC

November 12, 2020
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Romanian Business Consult
Learn how Diebold Nixdorf and RBC can help you to get the most out of this DRS for your customer’s experience, your retail business - and of course for the environment.
Erik Trumpp
Erik Trumpp
Managing Director
Diebold Nixdorf Technology
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Erik Trumpp, 51, has been born in Stuttgart, Germany. Already during his time as a student at University he wrote and produced books and films about the endangered rain forests in Mexico and Guatemala.

Before joining Diebold Nixdorf in 2006 he worked for large global companies like BASF, 3 Com and ProSiebenSat.1. Inside Diebold Nixdorf he held various management positions in product management and international services.

In 2014 he took over the global responsibility for the Reverse Vending Portfolio. Under his responsibility falls the renewal of the entire product portfolio and consequent internationalization. Erik Trumpp is married and father of three children of the age of 20, 23 and 30. He holds a master in economics.

15:45 - 16:15 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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ENGIE

Green energy, the key to the future

November 12, 2020
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Green energy is no longer a far-off destination, it is a reality we are living today and for the further development of which anyone can contribute.
Adrian Frătean
Adrian Frătean
Senior Business Developer
ENGIE Romania
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Adrian Fratean is part of the Business Development team within ENGIE Romania. He is working on the development of the company’s projects in the field of renewable energy production. Adrian is an engineer, he has technical education and expertise in energy efficiency, project management and business development and an experience regarding development and implementation of projects in the field of energy.

16:15 - 16:30 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
Networking Break

Networking Break

November 12, 2020
Networking Break
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16:30 - 17:00 (GMT+03:00)
Nov 12, 2020
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PeliPartners

Impact of algorithms on competition

November 12, 2020
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Digitalization has revolutionized many sectors of the economy and algorithms are some of the most important drivers of this process, as they enable firms to be more innovative and efficient.
Carmen Peli
Carmen Peli
Partner
PeliPartners
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Carmen is one of the founding partners of PeliPartners, formerly name and founding partner at PeliFilip, with over 20 years of experience in Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance and Competition matters.

Well-known for her innovative legal solutions, Carmen Peli acts as C-suite senior consultant for large corporations and investment funds. She has been a leading lawyer in some of the landmark M&A transactions in Romania in the banking, oil & gas, healthcare & pharma, retail sectors. Her deep understanding of economics and the ability to find common ground solutions are praised by clients.

Carmen also advised banks and international financial institutions, as well as debtors in relation to important facilities to finance acquisitions, working capital or projects. She was the first Romanian lawyer to ever be ranked (Band 1) by Chambers Europe in competition and is praised by clients as a lawyer with “hands-on approach and effortless command of antitrust issues”. Carmen has advised on a wide array of antitrust and state aid matters, for clients in the telecom, IT, pharma, retail, oil & gas, construction, insurance, financial sectors, whether during antitrust or state aid investigation proceedings or in respect of their compliance needs.

Oana Bucsa
Oana Bucsa
Senior Associate PeliPartners
PeliPartners
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With over 8 years of experience in the field of competition and commercial law, Oana has advised clients on a various range of projects, focusing on investigations of the Romanian Competition Council in industries such as banking, pharma, energy, insurance or IT, merger control procedures, structuring of commercial contracts, state aid matters and competition compliance programs. She also has extensive experience in preparing and amending legislative drafts in various fields such as commercial, consumer protection and competition law.