Phil Stafford is the Global Business Development Director at Digimarc Corporation responsible for managing key strategic partner relationships and helping new and current partners develop business opportunities with their brand and retail customers. He also supports technical implementation of all printing technologies used to reproduce Digimarc watermark technology. Phil has more than 30 years of packaging, agency and manufacturing experience. His background includes global branding, consumer packaging, brand protection, localization, print technologies and mobile shopping solutions.
Global Strategy and Channel Leader at
Business Development Director, Greater Chinaat
Taobo Zhu, Amcor’s business development director in China, is mainly responsible for e-commerce packaging, smart packaging, as well as the total solution with packaging equipment in Greater China. In terms of E-commerce packaging, Amcor has established a Global SME team, as a member of the team, has lead Amcor China built up strategic and business partnership with JD, Alibaba(Cainiao), MeiTuan, Dingdong, etc., is very experience in E-Commerce packaging standard, E-Commerce packaging development, sustainable packaging, etc.
In the past few years, Amcor has selected some excellent eco system partners through global and Chinese platforms in the field of smart packaging, and jointly provided many valuable smart packaging consulting and solutions to customers in the industry. Amcor has accumulated rich consulting and implementation experience in the field of smart packaging from unique QR code, RFID to AR/MR; from anti-counterfeiting traceability, interactive marketing to anti-counterfeiting, etc.
VP BD Integrated Logisticsat
A result-driven and solutions-oriented leader with a University of Manchester MBA, a take-charge personality and +18-years of experience in a broad range of roles in business management across three continents. Having spent the last 13 years living and working in Asia, she also knows what it means to be a consumer in this region.
Nicole is passionate about the consumer experience, strives for top performance when delivering the product to the markets and enjoys exploring new possibilities to create innovative logistics solutions.
Chief Packaging Expert, Head of Logistics Planningat
Duan Yanjian holds a master’s degree in packaging engineering, graduated from Jiangnan University. Now he’s responsible for logistics and packaging technique in JD Logistics. In 2017, he has launched “Green Stream Initiative” with several brands which aims to promote green and sustainable development of the end-to-end supply chain (B2B2C) along with upstream and downstream enterprises.
Besides, he has founded green corrugated packaging alliance and e-commerce packaging standard alliance in order to promote e-commerce packaging standard and industrial certification, also remodel supply chain packaging of e-commerce.
He has been involved in the drafting and revising of dozens of national/industry packaging standards.
VP, Americas & Asia Pacific, Information Divisionat
Ciaran is responsible for delivering Smithers global growth initiatives and supporting Smithers Asian client base.
Ciaran has been working for Smithers for nearly twenty years supporting the packaging, print and paper value chains with key market and technical information in the form of conferences, reports and consulting. Ciaran has worked on winning and delivering a wide range of market consultancy projects to major industry players, recent projects include a global assessment of printing and packaging growth trends and market assessment for a major new product launch for one of the world’s largest packaging converters.
Ciaran has launched and managed many international conferences in this sector including Digital Print for Packaging, SustPack, Specialty Papers and Print Futures.