The Sharing Economy is gaining traction in a variety of industries owing to the fact that businesses are becoming digitally savvy and willing to participate in sharing economy practices. SMEs are the engines of growth in the Malaysian economy and contribute to an employment generation.
The Sharing Economy Concept for SMEs’ Sustainable Growth will delve into the opportunities in diverse segments, with an overview on sharing economy and highlight the importance of it in today's business landscape; with today's economy trend, how businesses shall leverage on sharing economy to support their business for sustainable growth. This episode is brought to you by Lalamove.
Jane Teh, Managing Director, Lalamove Malaysia
Jane is the Managing Director of Lalamove Malaysia, the on-demand delivery provider of choice for SMEs and daily consumers. She is an operations specialist with 7 years of experience in the retail, e-commerce and food delivery industry. Before joining Lalamove, Jane has demonstrated a flair for rapid business expansion driven by fleet logistics and hub network optimisation. Besides empowering local SMEs with Lalamove’s brand of on-demand deliveries, she is passionate about promoting cultural diversity and women empowerment in the workplace.
Pennie Lim, Founder & CEO, Homa2u
Pennie is the Founder and CEO of HOMA.
As a graduate in Operation Management, Pennie has been in a trading & marketing of architectural product with more than 14 years industry experience. She has successfully disrupted the traditional brick and mortar business by enabling the construction and renovation industry to progress into a more affordable and effective sourcing and repurposing through the overstock O2O business platform.
Mark Koh, Co-founder, Supahands
Mark Koh is the CEO and Co-founder of Supahands, leading end-to-end data labelling platform for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence companies. Mark has built and scaled businesses in the retail and technology verticals and has a passion for innovation. He is a recipient of many awards including the Prestige 40 Under 40, Tatler Generation T and EY Entrepreneur of The Year Finalist award. Prior to his career at Supahands, Mark worked in banking and finance in Sydney and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney.
Moderator: Karamjit Singh, CEO, Digital News Asia
Karamjit founded Digital News Asia with a vision that media should play its role as the Fourth Estate and on the belief that timely, insightful and analytical coverage can help the tech ecosystem in South-East Asia, especially Malaysia, grow and develop. He has picked up a few awards, starting with the Malaysian Press Institute award for Best Telecommunications Writer (English category) in 2002, the DiGi Telecommunications Journalist of the Year (Magazine Category) 2004, to the most recent one in 2009 from the Malaysian Customer Relationship Management and Contact Centre Association as Journalist of the Year in recognition of his informative and critical coverage of the outsourcing sector since 2000. Over the course of his career, Karamjit has come to be regarded by industry and peers as one of the nation’s most respected journalists and pundits, and is frequently invited to speak or moderate at conferences and roundtables.
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