Speaker Themes

Innovation and Disruption
Inside China

Tom Xiong

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Advisor

Tom Xiong is a Swedish-Chinese serial entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience of start-ups and digital transformation in Europe, US and Asia. He is also a host of Digitally China, one of the world’s largest English language podcasts about the Chinese technology sector.

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Speaker Biography

Based in Shanghai Tom is now running his 5th start-up ‘Move Shanghai’ a platform for the rapidly growing health/fitness industry, targeted at the new urban Chinese consumer. He is a celebrity in the world of digital broadcasting and has been co-host of Digitala Draken, Scandinavia’s largest podcast since 2016.

He is a young, dynamic, engaging presenter who has unprecedented access into China's leading technology companies. His talks provide unique insight around the following:

New innovation trends - how entertainment and shopping are becoming  blended through livestreaming and e-commerce. Alibaba and PDD have drastically widened their products and starting to feel more like an  entertainment company rather than e-commerce.
How digital is replacing certain offline behaviours (live streaming, e-commerce, video consultation) using examples from Alibaba, Tencent
Business model innovation – new infrastructure for home delivery; retail stores transforming their business to make store staff online sales staff.
How the recovery is going and what we can expect going forward in changes of consumer behaviours.

Tom recently delivered a keynote to Microsoft on the topics above for all of their retail clients in the Western Europe region, including C-level from many of the top retail chains (over 700+ viewers during the live event).

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