Benjamin is a digital marketer and researcher with extensive knowledge in Chinese digital marketing. Benjamin’s main research interest is on Chinese digital landscape and online consumer behaviour. He helps many clients conduct and analyse market research to give them the strategic intelligence they need to make smarter decisions. Doing business in Greater China can be rewarding, but it is also often complex and challenging. Success in the region requires commitment, local knowledge and adaptability. As a certified Digital Marketer and qualified trainer, he is working with clients to understand their business needs and collaborate with them to identify digital opportunities, and navigate an implementation path to deliver business value. Benjamin is very much a Digital Sherpa, loves working with clients to turn possibilities into reality.
China Business and Keynote Speaker, Thought Leader and Business Futurist, David Thomas is well known throughout the Asia Pacific for his experience, credibility and deep understanding of China and Asia. In essence, David is a bridge-builder providing a solid foundation for the west to do business with China in the Asia Pacific and all over the world. Over the past 15 years, David has led and organised many delegations to China which, in addition to enhancing his reputation and standing within the region, have provided him with a unique opportunity to stay ahead of the trends that are redefining business between China and the rest of the world. This experience further solidifies David’s credibility and mastery as China expert speaker for business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors looking for success in a new and abundant marketplace.
Mark Tanner is the Founder and Managing Director of China Skinny. He brings perspective from marketing roles in China, North America, Europe, Australasia and Africa where he has worked since the 90s. Mark regularly provides views and commentary about Chinese consumers in media such as Bloomberg and Reuters and on television. He is a regular keynote speaker at events from Shanghai to Sydney and Hong Kong to Helsinki. On a personal front, Mark has a love for travel and adventure, which has seen him lead the world’s first paddle down the Nile River, hunt for ancient Viking treasure in Iceland and bicycle solo across Canada mid-winter.
Matthew has led the growth of famous Australian brands such as Weet-Bix and Morning Fresh from infancy through to category leadership across a number of sales channels. He is passionate about the opportunities that a fully digitised China offers international brands both in terms of marketing
and sales. Matthew is based in Shanghai and travels regularly to meet clients mainly from Australia, the UK and Canada. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and his two sons.