Being one of the top performers in Meltwater, Ewan has led a successful career within the organisation starting in Edinburgh before moving to South Africa where he developed business across Africa. Ewan then launched Meltwater's business in India before moving across to Hong Kong where he now heads up the Greater China region with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong.
In his current capacity as Area Director of Meltwater, Ewan Ross oversees the business development and operation in Greater China. With years of experience in media intelligence in different markets, Ewan understands the importance of leveraging external data to build brands and drive business growth. As a trusted partner and media intelligence consultant to brands, he is passionate in enabling brands in the region to extract insights from billions of online conversations, and stay ahead of their competition.
London born, Scottish-bred, Ewan was educated at the University of Edinburgh studying economics. He currently calls Hong Kong home.
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With over 12 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, Richard Hanson is CEO and Co-Founder of Jobable, Asia’s most advanced career platform with over a million users and incorporating machine learning and artificial intelligence.
A known figure within the talent acquisition and retention space, Hanson makes regular appearances at industry round tables and entrepreneurship events and his blogs and whitepapers have been featured in global HR publications.
Jobable launched in March 2016, with close to 200,000 job applications processed for over 2,000 employers. Jobable’s ‘special sauce’ is their machine learning recommendation engine that examines hundreds of data points to efficiently connect job seekers to the best opportunities and companies to the best talent. The company also operates in the Philippines and Singapore.
The company has raised close to US$3 million in venture funding with their most recent round led by Asian-based investors including Welight Capital, a firm founded by former Tencent executives, and Garage Capital.
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