Director, Ecommerce and Business Developmentat
Yi is responsible for global ecommerce & business development based in Amcor’s headquarters in Zurich. Yi joined Amcor in 2008 and held multiple roles in marketing, innovation and business development based in USA and Europe. Yi’s packaging and market knowledge span across diverse end-use segments and across rigid, flexible packaging and folding cartons. Her passion is connecting the dots between market insights and solutions to drive growth for Amcor and its customers. Prior to Amcor, Yi previously worked for Philips in retail marketing and management in China. Yi holds an MBA from Henry B. Tippie School of Management, The University of Iowa, USA.
VP Content & Brand Strategyat
PMMI Media Group
Jim Chrzan is the VP of Content and Brand Development for PMMI Media Group, publishers of Packaging World, Healthcare Packaging, Automation World, ProFood World and OEM Magazine.
Jim has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe covering and presenting at conferences focusing on e-commerce, sustainability, automation, logistics and serialization. In his spare time Jim plays keyboards in a Grateful Dead/Bob Dylan tribute band.
Jonne believes in creating value through sustainability. He founded a sustainability consultancy Natural Interest Ltd. in 2006 and in 2012 co-founded reusable packaging startup focused on sustainability and simplicity. RePack is an award winning European startup based Helsinki, Finland.
Senior Manager, Technical Salesat
Markus started with UPM in 2011. Today he is responsible for both the sales of the flexible, barrier and kraft packaging papers and technical consultation at some key accounts and in the Central Europe area generally. UPM Specialty Papers’ customers, e.g. brand owners, retailers and converters, are looking for sustainable packaging materials today. He is also creating strategic relationships to the other stakeholders in the growing e-commerce business today. During his UPM career Markus has held senior sales management positions in the UPM Communication Papers for the graphical end uses.
Previously, Markus started at the Finnish Pulp and Paper research Centre. After changing to a family owned paper company, Myllykoski Oy, he has worked in different positions of product development, marketing and sales. In addition, Markus has increased his knowledge of packaging business when leading a sales team at Finnish packaging film manufacturer, Rani Plast.
Markus has the degree of Master of Science, Helsinki University of Technology in papermaking and printing as well as the Master of Business Administration, Swedisch School of Economics.
Per Stoltz finished his studies with a Bachelor in Business and Administration. He started to work for IKEA in 1992 in the local Italian purchasing organisation.
He then moved to Sweden in 2000 to the product development and supply chain headquarter of IKEA situated in the small town of Älmhult. Working first with global strategic purchasing and later with product development projects.
Since 2008 he has been working with Sustainability, the first years with product related questions and communication and since September 2014 with the initiative “ Turning waste into resources” and circular economy for the IKEA Group.
Ecommerce Commercialisation Managerat
Santiago Soria has more than 20 years experience in the packaging industry, working previously as a Quality Manager, Design Manager, KAM, Sales Manager and now as Ecommerce Manager at DS Smith. In this role, he actively supports the development of unique tools for the ecommerce channel in packaging. Working closely with big European eTailers to implement the tools and optimisations along the ecommerce supply chain, to gain effectiveness, increase customer experience and improve the sustainability footprint. He also provides solutions to the new packaging needs of the growing ecommerce sector.
Santiago graduated in Industrial Engineering from Valencia Polytechnic University and has an MBA in Operations from EDEM Business School.