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Sara heads the Research Team at the Ecommerce Foundation, whose mission it is to foster global digital trade in the hopes of a more peaceful world. Sara’s daily work is in helping small- to medium-sized retailers sell cross-border online, specifically through the creation of ecommerce country and overview reports, hosting webinars, conducting custom research and creating content for multiple stakeholders in the ecommerce world
In addition to daily life, Sara presents on ecommerce-related topics and research around the world, advises stakeholders in furthering ecommerce domestically and internationally, and advocates for a more uniform methodology of data collection in the ecommerce sector.
Senior VP SAP Upscale Commerce
In his role as SVP SAP Upscale Commerce, Charles’ mission is to reinvent commerce for B2C. Charles is a proven innovator with a background in ecommerce, marketing, machine learning and buyer behavior.
Before joining SAP, he founded SeeWhy, a company focused on applying machine learning to personalization which was acquired by SAP in June 2014, serving first as CEO then as chief strategy officer.
Charles is also a board advisor to several start-ups, and the co-inventor of a real time machine learning patent
Multi-skilled Ecommerce Professional
Kenyan-based Multi-skilled ecommerce professional with over 15 years of experience in sales, management, implementation and support of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in various industries including Trade, Manufacturing, Floriculture, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Automotive.