Speakers are an integral part of EngageMint. What makes our conferences special are the attendees and speakers. So we’ve precisely curated our speaker lineup featuring some supreme founders, CXOs, achievers, and growth folks representing diverse industries in the online and retail cosmos. All of them, who will take you on a journey to the future of user engagement and a lot more!
A relentless enterprise of fresh ideas and innovations” as her peers describe her, Sarah is a self-confessed workaholic who always has the thirst for clinching a business deal first-hand.
Bitten by the bug at just 14, Sarah set up a profitable eBay business importing items from across the globe and selling in the UK, igniting a love for e-commerce and developing an acute business mind in the process.
Since then, she's had impactful stints including Deloitte London post which she started her own company, Mini Exchange, which was rebranded into Sprii in 2017 and is now a shopping hub loved and trusted by mums in the Middle East.
A software honcho, Chris brings over 15 years of experience having fulfilled impressive stints at companies like Harris Corporation where his team management, dedication to excellence and technology skills were instrumental in the awarding of a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract; Symantec/MessageLab’s web portal, where his leadership and architectural designs became the backbone of MessageLabs’ web-based international marketing strategy; and finally, eDataSource where he has spent over 8 years helping the brand grow through his expertise in software and systems design, software architecture, and team management.
Currently, Chris is the CTO at eDataSource.
"Learning does not end at graduation, and it must go on for us to explore more. And if you ever get tired in the interim, learn to rest and not to quit". A resolute veteran in the travel space, Albert swears by these beautiful words. He comes with over 22 years of concrete international working experiences covering various continents. And has been phenomenal in incubating travel businesses for startups and blue-chip companies in offline and online trade focusing on the retail and airline sectors.
In 2015, Albert founded Travelwings.com, a regional OTA expanding its wings in the Middle East and Africa with an ambition to develop one of the best online travel platforms in the region.
Albert is also a part of the TTME 2018 Advisory Board. "
With more than 25 years of experience, Hamad has held senior marketing roles at a host of leading organisations in the lifestyle and entertainment sector where he drove brand value through strategic marketing management. Most recently, he led the marketing team at beIN Media Group across MENA as well its key international markets, prior to which he led marketing function at OSN and LG Electronics MEA as CMO.
Currently, Hamad is the Chief Marketing Officer at STARZPLAY, the subscription video on demand service (VOD) that streams to 21 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as well as Pakistan.
Working on marketing automation platforms is a cakewalk for Sepehr. Known as the Swiss Army knife for marketing automation implementations, Sepehr has had over 10 years of hands-on experience working on almost every marketing automation tool that's available worldwide.
He has been involved in large-scale corporate projects and consultations for a multitiude of industries like SaaS, DaaS, DBaaS, PaaS and OTA across Silicon Valley, Washington DC, and Tehran.
Currently he's helping Alibaba Travels take its user engagement to the next level serving his role as a Marketing Automation Master.
Living at the intersection of Product, Marketing, and Technology, Aymane has worked with the Norwegian giant Schibsted's Marketplace section, holding various growth responsibilities.
Currently he is leading the product and growth at a leading Swedish startup and Arabic audiobooks company KitabSawti.
Known for building UAE's first full-service travel e-commerce website in 2008, Albert has led digital products, technology and marketing over a career spanning 16+ years. He's also known for pioneering a SaaS-based corporate travel product in 2018. Prior to co-founding Musafir, Albert has delivered award-winning digital experiences for companies like Emirates, Hilton, Mercedes-Benz and Showtime while at Proximity/BBDO during his stints.
Albert now leads Musafir's product technology and marketing teams with a focus on delivering seamless user experiences.
Rajesh Bysani is an out-and-out product guy, having spent over a decade building great tech products at several leading startups. Currently, he is serving as the Mobile Transformation Lead at Google.
With over 15 years of experience spread across several roles in marketing and product management in leading Indian startups including Zoomcar, BookMyShow, RedBus and FreeCharge – Rajesh Bysani makes the perfect go-to authority on customer engagement and retention.
A consummate entrepreneur having built Solutions Infini from the ground up into a massive communications brand with over 40 million $ in revenue, Aniketh is no stranger to building businesses at scale.
He prides himself on being a hands-on leader who has undertaken almost all roles in his company, right from Business Development to HR management. Aniketh also oversaw the merger of Solutions Infini and Ubiquity into a rebranded entity called Kaleyra that makes them one of the largest solution providers in the cloud communication industry. Kaleyra was also one of the primary sponsors of EngageMint Bangalore 2018.
Aniket is currently serving as the General Manager of Global Enterprise Business at Kaleyra.
A thought leader who has dabbled through multiple roles in the consumer internet, mobile, technology, and F&B industry – Ankur has hands-on experience across product management, product marketing, data analytics, technology, business development, and CRM management.
He donned his entrepreneurial hat as the Co-founder and CEO of Frooters, a beverage brand that is all set to disrupt the F&B industry in India. And has also been a part of the EngageMint community since the first edition.
With over ten years of experience in working with startups and businesses of all sizes as a member of the senior management, Ankur makes the perfect go-to-guy for marketing and business development advice.
Co-founder and CEO at WebEngage, Avlesh Singh has had a remarkable journey – transforming from an IIT (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad Graduate to one of the most influential SaaS entrepreneurs in India. He began his career as a Principal Engineer and Search Architect with burrp!, India’s first local food and restaurant recommendation engine. He built the technology backbone for Burrp! Local and Burrp! TV before assuming the position of Search Architect at Infomedia 18 Ltd. During his year-long stint at Infomedia 18, Avlesh played an instrumental role in building the backend tech for Askme.com, one of the first online classifieds portals of India.
In 2011, Avlesh Singh decided to venture into the software-as-a-service space and along with Ankit Utreja, the duo Co-Founded WebEngage. The Saas startup was featured by VCCircle in 2012 as one of the 20 ‘hottest technology startups’ in India. In 2014, it was featured by NASSCOM among the top 10 products as a part of Emerge. The same year, it was also recognised by Mashable as one of the Top 10 emerging startups from India!
Amanpreet believes that “the key to success lies in execution and taking decisions at lighting fast speed. He is responsible for the overall strategy of Rehlat that includes (Product, Operations, New Market Expansion & Growth). Aman brings in over a decade of travel and entrepreneurial experience to Rehlat.
Prior to joining Rehlat, Aman worked with Goibibo for a short stint and had founded a B2B travel startup before that.
Aman earned his Master’s in International Business from University of Sydney before joining Goibibo and holds a post graduate certification in Insurance and Risk Management.
Having a wealth of marketplace experience working with venture builders like Rocket Internet (Jumia Africa, Daraz South Asia), Alibaba (Tokopedia Indonesia) and Tencent (Shopee Singapore, Philippines), Samrat has spanned leadership roles across Business & Category management, Supply Chain, Marketing, Payments and Finance.
During his previous stint, he led Publicis Groupe’s ecommerce consulting practice across 11 countries in the APAC region. Samrat now leads strategy for the MENA region at Practicology, a global ecommerce consulting business, focusing on Brand Direct to Consumer Strategy, Marketplace Portfolio Management and Omnichannel Customer experience.