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Attendees

300+

C-Level Presentations

30+

Companies

150+

Countries

35+

It’s a great opportunity to network, with a friendly atmosphere, ample time for networking, and a good list of attendees.

Keizo Tsutsui | Executive Officer

From the high-calibre keynote speakers sourced from across the globe, to its first-class social events packed with networking opportunities, this Miami summit is not to be missed.

James Gray | CEO

This summit is the perfect place to meet passionate people working in the classifieds business but with very different ideas and ways to develop them.

Denise Esteves | Operations Manager

From Classifieds to Marketplaces – Capturing Value from the Transaction

OUR NEXT SUMMIT IS GOING TO BE IN MIAMI BEACH, JUNE 5-7, 2019

This summit brings together C-Level managers from around the world to share their insights into how online classifieds are transforming into marketplaces. Over 30 speakers from leading companies, including Facebook, will share their experiences in how they are capturing value from the transaction.

In 2019 in Miami Beach, we’re expecting over 300 C-suite leaders from Real Estate / Jobs / Auto/ Fashion / Personal / General Merchandise to join us across 3 days to share insight, network & socialize at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

Our summit theme is From Classifieds to Marketplaces – Capturing Value from the Transaction and we’ll hear from Global Leaders who are creating the Online Marketplaces of Tomorrow.

Our mission is to provide a platform for leaders of the Online Marketplaces industry, be they CEOs, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, investors or start-ups to meet and interact.

It’s all about the ‘Smartest Minds in Online Marketplaces’ exploring a diverse range of trends from artificial intelligence, disruptive business models, to the threats and opportunities for the industry.

The summit will be curated by our founder Simon Baker, the former CEO of the REA Group, Chairman of the Mitula Group & Real Estate Investar and serial digital investor.

Join Us!

The entire Online Marketplaces industry will come together in Miami Beach to learn, network and enjoy amazing social events.

Network & Learn

Meet a network of Online Marketplaces Leaders who can help you find new ideas, innovations and solve real business challenges.

Join us to learn more about the Online Marketplaces of Tomorrow.

Past Featured Speakers

We have gathered the world’s leading thinkers from across the Online Marketplaces Industry to inspire your organization and provide a deep understanding of the trends and ideas that will reshape and create the industry of tomorrow. It’s all about industry leader speaking directly to industry leader, sharing real insights.

 

  • Annelies Jansen 

  • Global Partnerships Director 

  • Facebook

  • Annelies Jansen 

  • Global Partnerships Director 

  • facebook.com

  • Company
    Facebook
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Annelies Jansen is a Global Partnerships Director at Facebook, leading the partnerships team for Marketplace – Facebook’s e-commerce platform – which is available in 60+ countries. She has extensive experience leading classifieds marketplaces and media firms in multiple countries all over Europe. Prior to Facebook, Annelies held positions as CEO of Findmypast.com, a British-owned online genealogy service, as well as CEO of SUP Media, a leading digital publisher in Russia. Before SUP.com, Annelies was the Director of Broadband at ITV, the UK’s largest and most watched commercial broadcaster, where she oversaw the launch of ITV.com. She has also served on the supervisory board of Telegraaf Media Groep, one of the largest publicly traded Dutch media groups. A native of the Netherlands, Annelies has a proven track record of building sustainable business growth across borders and cultures, led a number of B2B and B2C businesses, and executed successful growth strategies for some of the world’s largest consumer and media companies.
  • Ariel Meyer

  • Vice President & GM

  • OLX LATAM, OLX Group

  • Ariel Meyer

  • Vice President & GM

  • olx.com

  • Company
    OLX LATAM, OLX Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Passionate about starting and growing products, teams, and businesses in consumer Internet, payments, and e-commerce. Solid ability to find patterns of connection between disjointed trends and data to identify product opportunities and make things happen, thanks to strong visionary thinking, motivational people leadership, and a bias for action. Experience scaling e-commerce marketplaces domestically in the U.S. and internationally at eBay, letgo marketplace, and OLX. Attracted to businesses where change, ambiguity, large scale ambition, data analysis but also gut feel, tolerance for risk, and customer obsession are the norm. Bilingual English and Spanish, proficient German, and conversational Portuguese. MBA + B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering. Startup investor and former tech entrepreneur. Specialties: Product and Tech Leadership, Growth, Innovation, General Management, Marketing, P&L Ownership, People Development, Business Development, Change Management. Best practice adoption and innovation in apps, progressive mobile web and desktop, dual track agile product development, consumer and product marketing, payments and monetization, platforms and services.
  • Martin Lawson

  • Vice President & Head of Classifieds

  • MercardoLibre

  • Martin Lawson

  • Vice President & Head of Classifieds

  • MercadoLibre.com

  • Company
    MercardoLibre
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Responsible for setting strategy of MercadoLibre Classifieds and making it happen. Report directly to CEO and oversee: – Product & UX – Marketing & Public relations – Strategic growth-based acquisitions – Sales & Operation Properties under management: www.mercadolibre.com Motors, Real Estate and Service categories www.tucarro.com Venezuela and Colombia www.tuinmueble.com Venezuela and Colombia www.tumoto.com Venezuela and Colombia www.autoplaza.com.mx Mexico www.portalinmobiliario.cl Chile www.guiadeinmuebles.com.mx Mexico www.metroscubicos.com.mx México
  • Anton Zabannykh

  • CEO

  • Yandex Classifieds

  • Anton Zabannykh

  • CEO

  • yandex.com

  • Company
    Yandex Classifieds
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Anton Zabannykh heads Yandex.Classifieds, a subsidiary of Yandex – Russia’s largest technology company and a leading provider of intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Yandex.Classifieds includes a marketplace for used and new cars, Auto.ru, a real estate and property classified, Yandex.Realty, and a recruiting service, Yandex.Jobs. Anton started his career at Yandex in 2006 as a project manager for the company’s email service, Yandex.Mail. Later, the scope of his responsibilities expanded to a whole range of products for personal communication and content sharing, including a cloud storage service, Yandex.Disk, a photo sharing service, Yandex.Fotki, and the user identity layer across all Yandex services. Prior to joining Yandex, Anton was a lead developer of a city portal in Yekaterinburg and a software developer with Russia’s first online auction website. Yandex.Classifieds was formed in 2015 and had over $36 million revenue in 2017, an increase of 60% year-over-year
  • Simon Baker

  • Chairman

  • Mitula Group

  • Simon Baker

  • Chairman

  • mitulagroup.com

  • Company
    Mitula Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Simon Baker has 17 years experience in the online classifieds industry as an entrepreneur, CEO, board member, consultant and investor.  He is the founder of Property Portal Watch and the Chairman of the Mitula Group (ASX:MUA), Real Estate Investar (ASX:REV) and RESEM.   He is also a serial investor in online classifieds businesses with investments in Australia, Europe, LATAM and the US. Between 2001 and 2008, Simon was the CEO and MD of the REA Group in Australia and was responsible for growing the business from $4m in revenues, $6m in losses and a market cap of $8m to revenues of $155m, EBITDA of $35m with a market cap of $1bn.  He is also the former Chairman of the iProperty Group responsible for increasing the market cap from $20m to over $200m.
  • Peter Zollman

  • Founder

  • AIM Group

  • Peter Zollman

  • Founder

  • aimgroup.com

  • Company
    AIM Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Almost 40 years of experience in the news, media and publishing businesses, with more than 25 years in “interactive media” — dating back to the days when that was defined as audiotex and faxed newsletters. My goals: To work with great people (colleagues and clients); keep my company profitable and growing; make more money and work not quite as hard; continue enjoying the daylights out of what I’m doing (as I do now). Specialties: Classified advertising, interactive media products and services by traditional media companies (newspapers, broadcasters, magazines, vendors to those companies), strategic planning, strategic reviews, sales training, research (published and proprietary). See http://www.aimgroup.com/ for more info about me and us.
  • Scott Pechstein

  • Vice President of Sales

  • AutoWeb

  • Scott Pechstein

  • Vice President of Sales

  • autoweb.com

  • Company
    AutoWeb
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Scott Pechstein has spent his entire professional career in the automotive industry.  He started selling cars at the young age of 19 for Tuttle Click Automotive Group and then joined AutoWeb (formerly Autobytel and pioneer of digital automotive) in 2000.  He quickly rose through the ranks of the company with his sales acumen and keen understanding of the industry to his current position of VP of Sales.  Committed to helping dealers sell cars, Scott is lead trainer for the AutoWeb Dealer Insights Series, a respected automotive industry presenter, and a well-known auto news media spokesperson.  Scott has provided proven sales tips and advice to thousands of dealers and auto industry professionals across the country as a two-time NADA Convention Workshop speaker, and presenter at AutoCon, DealerOn, Digital Dealer, DrivingSales, Innovative Dealer Summit, Internet Battle Plan, Internet Super Conference, IS20 Group, NADA 20 Group, Sales Management Super Conference, Response Expo, various state and regional Dealer Associations, and more.
  • Steve Greenfield

  • CEO

  • Automotive Ventures

  • Steve Greenfield

  • CEO

  • automotive.ventures

  • Company
    Automotive Ventures
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Steve Greenfield is the Founder and CEO of Automotive Ventures LLC, an automotive digital technology product and advisory firm that works to identify and solve huge pain points in the automotive industry. Products included CarLingo, CompetitorPro, and VINFactor. Prior to Automotive Ventures, Steve served as AutoTrader.com’s Vice President of Product Management. Steve was responsible for the online user experiences on AutoTrader.com’s website and mobile devices, advertising products for automotive manufacturers and dealers, as well as their advertising management platform. Earlier in his career at AutoTrader.com, Steve was Vice President of Business Development.  In this role, he managed AutoTrader.com’s business development initiatives, including the establishment and execution of the company’s acquisition and partnership strategy.  During this tenure, Steve oversaw the acquisitions of vAuto, Kelley Blue Book, HomeNet Automotive, and VinSolutions. Before joining AutoTrader.com, Steve served as Manheim’s Director of international Development.  In this role, he worked to develop opportunities for Manheim’s overseas investments, including new ventures in Dubai, Istanbul and Beijing.
  • Fabrice Grinda

  • Co Founder

  • FJ Labs

  • Fabrice Grinda

  • Co Founder

  • fjlabs.com

  • Company
    FJ Labs
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Fabrice Grinda is among the world’s leading Internet entrepreneurs and investors. He has over 140 exits on 400 angel investments. Fabrice has served as CEO for three multinational companies and has an impressive track record as an early investor in Alibaba, Flexport, Zume Pizza, Delivery Hero, Betterment and Brightroll. Fabrice is currently running the startup studio and venture fund FJ Labs, which he cofounded with business partner Jose Marin. Prior to FJ Labs, Fabrice was co-founder and co-CEO of OLX, one of the largest websites in the world with over 300 million unique visitors per month. The company operates in 50 countries and has over 3,000 employees. OLX is the largest classifieds site in India, Brazil, Pakistan, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Portugal and many other emerging markets. In his free time, Fabrice likes to travel the world, heli-ski, kitesurf, play tennis, and read lots of books!
  • Thomas Schumacher

  • Partner

  • McKinsey

  • Thomas Schumacher

  • Partner

  • McKinsey.com

  • Mark Brooks

  • CEO

  • IDEA

  • Mark Brooks

  • CEO

  • www.internetdatingexcellenceassociation.com/

  • Company
    IDEA
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    The purpose of the Internet Dating Excellence Association is to help the Internet dating industry and companies to grow.  We run OnlinePersonalsWatch.com and consult with dating companies on business development, marketing and media relations.  We’re a worldwide team of 21.
  • Brian Requarth

  • Co Chairman

  • Grupo ZAP Viva Real

  • Brian Requarth

  • Co Chairman

  • vivareal.com.br

  • Company
    Grupo ZAP Viva Real
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Brian Requarth co-founded VivaReal and was the company’s CEO from inception to July 2016 when he became Chairman. The company bootstrapped its operation and eventually raised over $74 million USD. Under his management, the team scaled to over 500 team members and acquired suahouse, a leading real estate CRM provider serving home builders. He led merger negotiations with ZAP Imóveis (owned by Grupo Globo, Latin America’s largest media company). The deal closed in December 2017. Requarth is the Co-Chair of the combined company, Grupo ZAP Viva Real.
  • Jon Macdonald

  • CEO

  • Trade Me Ltd

  • Jon Macdonald

  • CEO

  • trademe.co.nz

  • Company
    Trade Me Ltd
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Jon joined Trade Me Group in 2003 and was appointed CEO in 2008. Trade Me operates online classifieds and marketplaces in New Zealand and is publicly listed on New Zealand’s and Australi’s stock exchanges. Under Jon’s stewardship over the last 10 years, Trade Me has grown from revenues of $80m to $235m and a market capitalisation of approximately $2B. Trade Me is recognised as one of New Zealand’s most trusted brands. Prior to joining Trade Me, Jon worked in London for HSBC Investment Bank in a variety of technical and management positions, and has worked for Deloitte Consulting with a focus on telecommunications and financial services. Jon is also director of NZX, New Zealand’s stock exchange, and chairs NZX’s HR and Remuneration committee. Jon has a background in engineering and technology. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Canterbury, and is a Chartered Member of the NZ Institute of Directors.
  • Kian Moini

  • CEO / Co-Founder

  • Lamudi

  • Kian Moini

  • CEO / Co-Founder

  • lamudi.com

  • Company
    Lamudi
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Kian Moini (31) is the co-founder of Lamudi, an online property portal for emerging markets. Kian spends most his time in the Philippines, Indonesia and Mexico focusing on operations and processes working with the teams on the ground and continuously adapting product market fit per country. Kian holds a Masters in global entrepreneurship from the joint program of EM Lyon, Babson College and Zhejiang University. Prior to building Lamudi, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in Germany.
  • Eddy Tomordy

  • Head of Due Diligence

  • Echinus Partners

  • Eddy Tomordy

  • Head of Due Diligence

  • echinuspartners.com

  • Company
    Echinus Partners
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Eddy Tomordy has spent the last 11 years as an investor across a range of industries including consumer goods, online marketplaces, financial services, news, gaming and music. He is a Partner and Head of Research at Echinus Partners, a New York based firm making concentrated, long-term investments in exceptional businesses around the world. The firm has compounded capital at over 25% since inception in 2012. Prior to Echinus, Eddy was a Partner at Althea Capital, a global emerging markets hedge fund based in London. Eddy started his investment career at Sloane Robinson and Goldman Sachs. He graduated from Oxford with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Eddy also holds a diploma from Sciences Po in Bordeaux and was a Scholar at the elite German National Academic Foundation.  
  • Ryan Osten

  • COO

  • Gubagoo

  • Ryan Osten

  • COO

  • gubagoo.com

  • Company
    Gubagoo
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Ryan Osten is Chief Operating Officer at Gubagoo Inc. Prior to joining Gubagoo in 2012, Ryan served as Legal Counsel at BlueCat Networks, and held the role of Private Equity and Venture Capital Analyst at several leading capital management firms including Artemis Investment Management and Kensington Capital Partners.  Ryan has a law degree from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario
  • Jorge Mejia Ribadeneira

  • CEO

  • Latam Autos

  • Jorge Mejia Ribadeneira

  • CEO

  • latamautos.com

  • Company
    Latam Autos
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    In 1999 he founded the first recruiting site [job classifieds] in Ecuador Multitrabajos.com which became the dominant player in the country. In 2008 Multitrabajos.com merged with Bumeran.com, part of Navent Group. Jorge stayed with Bumeran as a partner and regional VP for 6 years. In 2013 he sold his remaining stake in the company and founded Grupo Céntrico (grupocentrico.com). Céntrico served as a holding company that included: evaluar.com, the leading [professional psychometric profiling] company in Latin America which Jorge founded in 2007 and has operations in Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Ecuador. Céntrico also included Seguros123.com, the leading insurance aggregator in Ecuador. In 2014 Grupo Céntrico added PatioTuerca.com and vive1.com, the dominant auto classified site and number one real estate sites in Ecuador respectively, to its portfolio companies. In 2014 Co-Founded Latam Autos, the leading Latin American auto-classified company with presence in 6 countries. Latam Autos ASX:LAA completed its IPO in Australia on December the 17th 2014. Since then he has served as the company’s CEO and Executive Director.
  • Carsten Gildum

  • Vice President of Business Development

  • Nexta

  • Carsten Gildum

  • Vice President of Business Development

  • nexta.io

  • Company
    Nexta
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Carsten Gildum is VP business development of Nexta.io – Nexta.io provides a OMNI channel marketing platform to support SMB´s needs to do advertising across Paid Search, Social Media and display in a one stop shopping solution. Prior nexta.io Carsten worked 15 years publisher and classified background around the world – working with revenue creation from the early days of mobile until the OMNI channel data driven world of today. Carsten has worked with classified clients like Yell.com, Ebay.com, Telstra.com.au, yp.com, Finn.no, Autotrader.co.uk
  • Martin Barthel

  • Director of Marketplace Partnerships

  • Facebook

  • Martin Barthel

  • Director of Marketplace Partnerships

  • facebook.com

  • Cristina Raunich

  • CMO

  • Segundamano Schibsted Media Group

  • Cristina Raunich

  • CMO

  • schibsted.com

  • Company
    Segundamano Schibsted Media Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    I am a seasoned marketing and communications professional with strong experience in e-commerce. Deep knowledge and successful execution in market spanning Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Panamá, Peru and Uruguay. I have a track record for driving results, generating creative thinking and developing highly engaged teams.
  • Sean Seltzer

  • CEO

  • SOCIALDEALER

  • Sean Seltzer

  • CEO

  • socialdealer.com

  • Company
    SOCIALDEALER
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    OUR MISSION Our mission is to develop game-changing tools and provide innovative solutions to the automotive industry that promote the value of marketing brands and products through social media. OUR STORY SOCIALDEALER was founded in 2008 by a group of automotive industry professionals who, in a challenging economy, realized the need for revolutionary auto dealer marketing in order to evolve profitably. SOCIALDEALER launched our Automotive Social Media Management Platform® into the hands of revolutionary digital dealers looking to expand their sales opportunities through social media. In 2010, SOCIALDEALER began offering a truly unique social media management tool, providing dealers with the ability to enter into the complex, fast-changing world of internet and relationship marketing. Through the use of social media, dealerships can build their businesses, engage with customers, and drive dealership customer retention and loyalty. Our social media platform helps dealers communicate with their customers in real-time, directly target new in-market prospects, and deliver a consistent marketing message.
  • Justas Pikelis

  • Co-Founder

  • Monetha

  • Justas Pikelis

  • Co-Founder

  • monetha.io

  • Company
    Monetha
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    On 2017.08.31 Monetha has raised 37 million US dollars in under 18 minutes with it’s Initial Coin Offering. Monetha is creating a a Decentralised Trust and Reputation System for global commerce working flawlessly together with a mobile payments solution on the Ethereum blockchain. In other words – a new generation PayPal with a trust and reputation layer on top of it.
  • Nina Saeed

  • CEO

  • Alsoug (Soudan)

  • Nina Saeed

  • CEO

  • alsoug.com

  • Company
    Alsoug (Soudan)
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Nina Saeed -CEO & Co-Founder of alsoug.com . Nina Graduated from London School of Economics and Political Science. She is Counsel Company Name Saeed Industrial & Commercial Group in sudan. Alsoug.com is Sudan’s biggest free online classifieds market for Sudanese buyers and sellers. Now anyone can buy and sell new and used mobiles, cars, houses, apartments, land, even jobs! Find what you need in Khartoum, Omdurman, Port Sudan.
  • Steve Amara

  • CRO

  • Afrimalin Group

  • Steve Amara

  • CRO

  • afrimalin.com

  • Company
    Afrimalin Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    I am a Digital Strategist with a particular interest in how Data and Mobile technology can transform Customer Experience. I especially love helping companies transform their Marketing strategies and Sales funnel with digital engines. I have over 10 years of experience building data-driven products and driving digital strategies for both the public and private sectors across multiple industries (Financial Services, Agriculture, FMCG, Oil & Gas) in many Sub-Saharan African countries, mainly in West and Central Africa. My sole purpose is to make the end customer happy. I genuinely believe that delighted customers are the key to sustainable revenue growth in every business.
  • Boris Nad

  • Tech Operations Manager

  • Njuskalo

  • Boris Nad

  • Tech Operations Manager

  • njuskalo.hr

  • Company
    Njuskalo
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    An IT professional, who’s been working in the IT for over 10 years now. Ranging from being an IT Manager, Head of research and development, to his current position as Technical Operations Manager in Njuskalo , there is not a single position or problem he didnt tackle on. Been working in the classifieds and online marketplace business for over 7 years now. As a Technical Operations Manager in Njuskalo, Boris provides guidance and leadership to company managers on all technical issues. He is working on and implementing projects that overall help the company and its users, be it through technical inovation or system / network improvements. Be it in a form a webpage redesign , cruical IT improvements or technical innovations , he is striving to make the best out of everything he is working on. Technical guru, avid gamer, father of a lovely daughter, husband to a perfect wife.
  • Niels van Deuren

  • Founder

  • HousingAnywere

  • Niels van Deuren

  • Founder

  • housinganywere.com

  • Company
    HousingAnywere
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Niels van Deuren is Founder of HousingAnywere.com, the global accommodation booking platform for international students and expats. A graduate in International Management, Niels started his online marketplace whilst he was studying. Since then, he’s launched HousingAnywhere.com into the worlds largest student accommodation platform, operating in over 115 countries and 500 cities worldwide. With a passion for startups, tech, and travel, Niels’ mission is to make international mobility easier.
  • Malcolm Myers

  • CEO / Founder

  • European Internet Ventures

  • Malcolm Myers

  • CEO / Founder

  • europeaninternetventures.com

  • Company
    European Internet Ventures
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Malcolm Myers has spent more than a decade buying, selling and raising capital for online classifieds and marketplaces throughout the world. Malcolm is CEO & Founder of European Internet Ventures, a Swiss-based advisory company, which raises capital and does M&A for classifieds and marketplace businesses worldwide. Before setting up EIV, Malcolm ran M&A at Naspers and then went on to advise Scout24 Group for 2 years on its international M&A strategy. His earlier work was about building up telecoms network operators in Europe, through product management, marketing and business development roles – including 5 years as an Executive Director of Sunrise in Switzerland, which later IPO’d for $3billion. Malcolm has a BA in PPE from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.
  • Edwin Ulak

  • CPO

  • autoTRADER.ca

  • Edwin Ulak

  • CPO

  • autoTRADER.ca

  • Company
    autoTRADER.ca
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Experienced executive with a track record of building market leading digital strategies and products that drive growth. Thrives in and strives to create fast paced creative environments.
  • Gonzalo Ortiz

  • Managing Partner

  • Onza Capital SCR

  • Gonzalo Ortiz

  • Managing Partner

  • onzacapital.com/indexGB.html

  • Chad Collier

  • Founder and President

  • CarSaver

  • Chad Collier

  • Founder and President

  • carsaver.com

  • Company
    CarSaver
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Chad Collier started his career washing cars when he was 15 years old and bought his first dealership at the age of 26. He became the youngest non-succession dealer in Ford’s history. Chad was are recipient of the the Automotive News Innovative Dealer of the year award in 2008. Chad acquired and sold three dealerships by the age of 32, selling his last one to AutoNation, the largest automotive group in the United States. Chad also built one of the most downloaded auto apps in the AppStore in 2010. Chad and his co-founder, Sean Wolfington launched CarSaver in 2015 to provide a fun and convenient car-buying platform to the world. CarSaver is the auto buying platform for Walmart and Walmart.com the #1 retailer in the world, to launch the Car buying program to its 140 million weekly shoppers and 250 million worldwide customers. CarSaver is also the first Hispanic auto-buying platform in the United States. Through a partnership with the Univision the #1 Spanish media company in the U.S., which reaches 93% of Spanish-speaking American households.
  • Javier Bernal Valente

  • Strategy Director

  • Navent

  • Javier Bernal Valente

  • Strategy Director

  • navent.com/en/

  • Company
    Navent
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Javier serves as Navent’s Chief Strategy Officer. He is currently responsible for contributing to Navent Group’s medium- and long-term strategy design with a view to continuing making Navent the leading Latin American online Real Estate and Job classifieds company. He is also in charge of the Monetization & BI Strategy,. Javier joined Navent in 2015 as Operations Manager for Brazil, where he contributed all his business knowledge to boost the country’s portals operation. In 2016, he became Chief Monetization & BI Officer. By the end of 2016, he also took over responsibility over the E-commerce and Call Center departments. Before joining Navent, Javier worked as Engagement Manager for business strategy consulting firm McKinsey & Company. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Universidad Católica Argentina and an MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University.
  • Nelson Rodriguez Proenza

  • Head of Business Development

  • AutoCubana

  • Nelson Rodriguez Proenza

  • Head of Business Development

  • autocubana.com

  • Company
    AutoCubana
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    I am a passionate entrepreneur who love to build bridges between people using technologies. With several successful solutions from the scratch, my behaviour is always driven by the “First Principles” philosophy. Always looking for open problems and global impact solutions, I have developed strong communication skills to teach and promote complex knowledge in simple ways. Academic Formation and Certifications Formation/Certification (Year) – Degree: BSc Computer Science, Havana University (2001-2006) – Data Structures and Algorithms – A – Computational Geometry – A – Design and Analysis of Algorithms – A – Databases systems – A – UI/UX – A
  • Patrik Frisk

  • CEO

  • Besedo

  • Patrik Frisk

  • CEO

  • besedo.com

  • Company
    Besedo
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Patrik has a master degree in Engineering Physics with a focus on Nuclear Physics and a master in Business Administration. He is passionate about AI, the digital world and data and started his career as a data analyst focusing on making sense of big data sets. He then started his own company with the goal of monetizing user generated content. In his capacity as CEO for Besedo, Patrik has been introduced to most CEO’s of the major classifieds sites around the globe. He has used the opportunity to motivate positive thoughts towards online marketplaces starting to share fraudulent data, with the goal of making the Internet safer for all users and facilitate ingrained trust in the digital world.
  • Sameer Patel

  • CEO

  • Kahuna

  • Sameer Patel

  • CEO

  • kahuna.com

  • Company
    Kahuna
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    On August 15th, 2016, I joined Kahuna as CEO and board member. Kahuna is the first SaaS platform, designed specifically for digital markeplaces. Seven of the #1 regional marketplaces in the world rely on Kahuna for seller optimization, buyer marketing and performance insights to drive market liquidity that is the lifeblood of their marketplaces. With coverage in vertical markets as diverse as ride sharing, classifieds, travel, self-education, restaurant bookings and job sites, Kahuna has proven solutions that stand alone in the market for their exclusive focus on online marketplaces. The company, based in Redwood City, CA features prominent investors such as Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, and Uncork/SoftTech VC. Kahuna has been named 2017 Best Places to Work by The San Francisco Business Times. And yes, we’re hiring. Most recently, I served as GM at SAP / SuccessFactors overseeing the Collaboration and Hybris Commerce Community Software business. In 13 quarters, SAP Jam scaled to over 34 million subscribers and 1300 customers, and consistently grew at triple-digit billings vs 42% forecasted growth of this category. In a span of 4 years, SAP Jam was named “leader” by 16 research analyst firms. Prior to SAP, I’ve had 15 years of leading enterprise technology teams in management consulting and the systems integrator business. I’m privileged to have been quoted in publications such as CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch and Harvard Business Review, and I’ve keynoted events such as CeBIT; Social Business Forum, Milan; GigaOM Future of Work; IBM Connect and others. More here: https://delicious.com/sameer.a.patel/sameerpress I have an undergrad from Babson College in Corporate Finance and Economics and a Masters from Boston University in Management Information Systems. I was a nationally ranked Squash Player and I still love the game. I blog at http://pretzellogic.org
  • Ryan Gallagher

  • CEO / Founder

  • IOVOX

  • Ryan Gallagher

  • CEO / Founder

  • iovox.com

  • Company
    IOVOX
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    With a heavy background in technology in cutting edge fields such as QOS, Streaming media and the mobile field I bring a wealth of practical hands on technical knowledge to IOVOX. Having managed small companies, start ups, business units, networks and budgets for some of the largest companies in the world has also given me the perfect counter balance to my technical knowledge and contacts in the industry. Specialties: SMS, MMS, video/audio streaming, VOIP, SIP, Mobile, architecture, network architecture, network design, network support, programming, development, management, entrepreneur
  • Thomas Rebaud

  • CEO / Co-Founder

  • Meero

  • Thomas Rebaud

  • CEO / Co-Founder

  • meero.com

  • Company
    Meero
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Hello everyone ! Quick introduction to Meero, which managed in only 2 years to take computer vision to its highest level and ultimately succeed in retouching in seconds what takes a human hours, while getting to be one the of the 10 fastest-growing European companies in the last 10 years 🙂 Having built, on top of the tech, the largest existing trained photographers network, we deliver for food and real-estate industries standardized high-quality pictures in over 100 countries with a 24-hour delivery, a guarantee of results and a Uber-like platform making photo booking and management easy as never before for the likes of Airbnb, UberEats, Trivago, Expedia, Just Eat, Deliveroo, … If photography scaling is a current topic to some of you, pleasure to meet you at our stand! Cheers, The Meero Team
  • Arun Manivannan

  • Director - Sales & Strategic Alliances

  • ShieldSquare

  • Arun Manivannan

  • Director - Sales & Strategic Alliances

  • shieldsquare.com

  • Company
    ShieldSquare
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Arun, an enthusiastic problem solver has been helping businesses overcome bad bot abuse like content theft, spam, account takeover & other online fraud with a robust SaaS-based bot mitigation solution!  
  • Javier Ortiz

  • Business Development Director

  • Mitula Group

  • Javier Ortiz

  • Business Development Director

  • mitula.com

  • Company
    Mitula Group
  • Company Website
  • Bio
    Javier is Mitula Group’s Business Development Director. He is responsible for identifying new business opportunities and generating new revenue streams and partnerships for the Group. Javier was one of Mitula Group’s first employees, joining as Commercial Director and COO in 2010. Before this Javier spent two years as European Regional Manager for Selenium Loudspeakers (today JBL Brazil – Harman Group) and three years as European Regional Manager for Intelbras (a major Brazilian telecom manufacturer). Earlier in his career, he gained diverse international experience as Business Developer / Unit Head in printed media projects and as Marketing Manager for video gaming and premium cigar distribution firms.  Javier has a degree in Business Administration and Marketing. He is fluent in 6 languages.

Past Attendees

We are expecting over 300 C-Level managers from online classifieds and marketplaces around the world.  Last year we had 300 C-Level managers from 35 different countries and 120 different companies.

Past Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

kahuna.com

Kahuna
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Gold Sponsor

apimo.net

Apimo
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Gold Sponsor

enterprise.iovox.com

IOVOX
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Gold Sponsor

meero.com/en/

Meero
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Gold Sponsor

mitulagroup.com

Mitula Group
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Silver Sponsor

distilnetworks.com

Distil Networks
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Silver Sponsor

shieldsquare.com

ShieldSquare
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Bronze Sponsor

atinternet.com

AT Internet
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Bronze Sponsor

besedo.com

Besedo
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Bronze Sponsor

portal.chat

Portal.chat
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Bronze Sponsor

proxibid.com

Proxibid
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Bronze Sponsor

shieldpay.com

Shieldpay
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Bronze Sponsor

styria.ai

Styria
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Do you want to get your brand in front of 300+ C-Level managers from online classifieds and marketplaces from around the world?  Sponsor the Global Online Marketplaces Summit now.  Register your interest.

The Summit Experience

We’re bringing together the Global Online Marketplaces Industry:
Property / Jobs / Auto / Fashion / Personal / General Merchandise

Who’s coming:
CEO / Executives / Start-Ups / Investors / Industry Suppliers

The Summit Experience:
Keynotes / Round-tables / Workshops / MasterClasses / Start-Up Pitch Club / Networking / Social Events

Network & Learn

The only summit of it’s kind for Online Marketplaces Leaders

Meet a network of Online Marketplaces Leaders that can help you

The place to engage Online Marketplaces Peers for new ideas, innovations and how to solve real business challenges

Topics for 2019:
VR & AR / Social Media – friend or foe / Emerging Markets Opportunities / Disrupting the Disruptors / Big Data / Capital Raising / Customer Experience

Be Part of History:
For the 3rd time, the entire Online Marketplaces Industry will come together in Miami Beach to learn, contribute & network.

JOIN US!

 

Master Classes

Date:Tue 04 June 2019
Time:9:00am - 5:00pm

SIMON BAKER’S BEST PRACTICE MASTER CLASS

Simon Baker, founder and Chairman of Property Portal Watch, former CEO of the REA Group and serial digital investor, looks at best practices in global consumer marketing, industry sales, product development, company structure and capital raising.

Learn how to:

  • Structure your business
  • Generate and drive leads
  • Glean approaches to marketing and building relationships
  • Get tips on what to do (and not to do) when capital raising

Objectives:

  • Accelerate online classifieds growth and minimize wastage of time / money / effort
  • To challenge how you are currently approaching your business
  • To provide exposure on what others are doing around the world
  • Provide practical ‘how to’ steps that any classifieds site can implement tomorrow
  • To learn from each other

This is a hands-on program where you learn the A-Z of building a best practice online portal from a global expert in an informal environment.

Whether you are from a mature, emerging or start-up business this is a great way learn first hand what’s required to be a successful portal leader.

Pitch Club


Date:Thu 06 June 2019
Time:To be determined

True innovation comes from ideas outside of this ‘thought container’ we have all put ourselves in.

Stephen Chip, Foreclosure.com

We aim to provide users with a wealth of insight, sourced collaboratively

Accommodation

Miami Beach will once again be the host city for the 3rd Global Online Marketplaces Summit

Conference Partners