Previously the Vice President of Business Development APAC at Agility Logistics and the Head of Consumer Retail Asia at DHL, Max has over 10 years’ executive business development experience with leading logistics service providers in Asia, solving board-level supply chain problems for multinationals focused on the retail and consumer goods industries.
Prior, Max spent approximately 10 years in the I.T. arena at multiple “dot-com” start-ups in California’s Silicon Valley, trained as a systems engineer and worked for product development software companies in the US and Europe, before entering the logistics industry as a software product manager at APL Logistics in 2000.
Max is originally from the US, and holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Max is thus one of the few individuals in the industry with a combination of technical I.T. knowledge and commercial sales management experience, and a true passion for combining the two in this exciting time for the logistics industry.See more on LinkedIn
Previously the CEO of Agility Logistics South East Asia, and prior to that the SVP of Sales and Marketing and VP of Strategic Accounts, also at Agility, Morten bring a wealth of experience managing large-scale complex organizations in emerging Asian markets, most recently managing 7 countries with a turnover in excess of 350 million USD and 3,500 employees.
Morten has further executive experience as the Senior Director for North Asia at Damco, and as a Director and General Manager for Maersk Logistics, with executive education from the Columbia University Business School.See more on LinkedIn
Hans is the founder & CEO of Ellipsis Advisors, providing C-Level advisory services to large-cap, mid-cap and early stage businesses. Prior to founding his own business, Hans served as CEO for three multinational corporations.
He was Chief Executive of Asia Pacific for Agility Logistics, where his responsibilities spanned more than 20 countries, over 7,000 employees, and where he served on Agility Logistics’ Global Management Board. He also served as CEO of DHL Global Customer Solutions, CEO of DHL Express USA, and CEO of APL Logistics, serving on the global boards of both DHL and APL. Hans studied at Brown University.See more on LinkedIn
Managing Director, Middle East
With over 19 years of diversified experience in 3PLs, shipping and container freight; Aamir has held key positions in a wide range of logistics related industries in Pakistan, Dubai and Sri Lanka. His previous position was with Agility Logistics as Director Commercials where he worked closely with different industries on creating end-to-end logistics solutions.
Prior to that, he worked for several companies of the GAC Group- GAC Logistics Pakistan, Al-Hamd Container Terminal, GAC Dubai and GAC Srilanka. He holds an MBA in finance.See more on LinkedIn
Wavemaker Partners is an early stage venture capital firm established in 2003 with offices in Los Angeles and Singapore.
Its founders are entrepreneurs who’ve built and exited businesses themselves. US-based investments include MindBody (NASDAQ: MB), DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and StyleHaul (acquired by RTL). Singapore-based investments include Luxel (acquired by LVMH), ArtofClick (acquired by Xurpas) and Pie (acquired by Google). Wavemaker is the Southern California and Southeast Asia representative of the Draper Venture Network (DVN).See more on LinkedIn
Caldera Pacific aspires to be the partner of choice for high quality companies that seek long-term capital to execute a growth strategy. Through active involvement, Caldera Pacific works with management teams to develop their businesses, implement strategies and adapt to inevitable market changes.See more on LinkedIn
An experienced private equity, hedge fund and real estate investor, Gabriel is the Chairman of Fenix Global Investors and a prominent angel investor, advisor and board member to numerous start-ups, including GogoVan where he served as Executive Chairman.
Gabriel started his career at Goldman Sachs, moving to Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and later Morgan Stanley, before becoming Managing Director, Head of Asia Special Situations at Och-Ziff Capital Management.
A resident of Hong Kong, Gabriel received a BA from Cambridge University.See more on LinkedIn