As Head of Innovation at JWT Atlanta, Charles Ogilvie brings more than 20 years of global experience in innovation, spanning from retail and hospitality technology, mobile, satellite and terrestrial communications, aviation, FinTech and interactive platform architecture, content & analytics to traditional entertainment. In addition to client-side agency management, Charles has also developed, negotiated and executed interactive content deals with major brands such as Google, Land Rover, Virgin Atlantic and others.
Previously, he has served multi-million dollar startup and corporate efforts, including leading the design and execution of the award winning guest-engagement system, Red, as the Founding Director of Inflight Entertainment & Partnerships at Virgin America. He brought Seatback Food and Drink Ordering, payment processing and settlement and a cashless cabin to the skies, made seat upgrades, lounge access upgrades, and seat changes and other reservation system functionality easier on Virgin’s hospitality kiosks and on other platforms, made WiFi an expectation as well as a tool for crew optimization, and helped rethink legacy B2C and B2B models.
A graduate of the University of Southern California (USC)’s Marshall School with both an IBEAR MBA and a BS in Business Administration. Charles has been through Jack Welch’s Leadership program at the Jack Welch School of Management and has had the pleasure of learning from Warren Bennis at USC.
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David Hui is a Partner in Heidrick & Struggles based in Hong Kong. He has over 20 years of experience in executive search and consulting globally. He specializes in senior-level assignments relating to executives in public and private companies and family-owned businesses.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, David was the Founding Partner of a regional boutique search and consulting firm. From 2005-2008, David served as the Head of the Financial Services Practice for Asia Pacific at Korn/Ferry International, leading a team of more than 40 consultants. Prior to this, he spent six years as Head of Asia for Whitehead Mann, UK’s largest listed Executive Search firm.
David holds an LLB (joint honors) degree in law and Chinese studies from the University of Leeds, and an LLM from the University of London. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program in Hong Kong. David is qualified to practice as an attorney in England and Wales, as well as in Hong Kong.
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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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Killian Kostiha is a French digital marketer who started to work on SEO in 2008. He has more than 10 years confirmed experience in digital marketing and has worked in various countries (France, Spain, Bulgaria, Hong Kong).
He works in Hong Kong since 2014 and was SEO manager for iProspect Hong Kong (digital marketing agency) where he led a team who was managing the SEO strategy for iconic brands like Shangri-La or Peninsula. In 2015, he moved to Lane Crawford and was SEO manager during two years, before starting its own SEO agency, Get Clicks, in 2017. He offers tailored SEO and content marketing solutions for SMB, start-ups and larger groups in France and in Hong Kong.
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Mark Kramer is the co-founder and managing director of FSG and the author of influential publications on shared value, corporate social responsibility (CSR), catalytic philanthropy, strategic evaluation, impact investing and adaptive leadership.
Mark oversees FSG’s consulting practice and helps drive the vision and growth of the firm. He has led consulting engagements across all of FSG’s impact areas, with particular emphasis on philanthropic strategy for private and community foundations, CSR, evaluation and impact investing. He also leads the research on many of FSG’s publications and publishes regularly in Harvard Business Review, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and is the co-author of the book Do More Than Give.
He is a frequent speaker around the world on topics in catalytic philanthropy, collective impact, creating shared value for corporations, new approaches to evaluation and shared measurement, impact investing, social entrepreneurship and adaptive leadership.
Before co-founding FSG, Mr. Kramer served for 12 years as president of Kramer Capital Management, a venture capital firm, and before that as an associate at the law firm of Ropes & Gray in Boston, and as a law clerk to Judge Alvin B. Rubin, Fifth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals.
After earning his B.A. (summa cum laude) and M.B.A. at Brandeis University and University of Pennsylvania, respectively, he went on to achieve his J.D. (magna cum laude) at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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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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