It’s a Wrap for Malaysia Internet Business Summit 2015 (Part 2)!


8 October 2015, Wednesday – Day 2

Day 2 began with another early morning. Just like Day 1, participants checked themselves in at our registration counter to mark their attendance, and in the case of those who could not make it for Day 1, they could take their entry pass and enjoy the conference.

The topics shared by our guest speakers on Day 2: eCommerce & Internet Business, and Start-Up & Entrepreneurs.

#1 eCommerce & Internet Business

The first session was kick-started by Timothy Tiah. I bet you are quite familiar with his name right? He is the co-founder of Netccentric Limited. He shared about the lifeline of an entrepreneur.

Then, Daisuke Maeda, the CEO of, shared about the epic insights on working with marketplaces, based on some cases in Japan.

After the morning tea break was the session of CEO of Celcom Planet Sdn Bhd, Hoseok Kim, who shared about the evolution of online shopping!

General Manager at Paypal – Rahul Shinghal shared after that about the evolution of Malaysia e-commerce landscape.

Panel Discussion 1 of Day 2 was conducted after the lunch break:

Panel Discussion 1: Integrating Online & Offline Presence

Moderator: Clarence Leong, CEO of Exabytes Venture Sdn Bhd
Panelist 1: Luca Barberis, Managing Director of Zalora Malaysia
Panelist 2: Daisuke Maeda, Chief Executive Officer of
Panelist 3: Timothy Tiah, Co-Founder of Netccentric Limited
Panelist 4: Pavan Budhrani, Director for Business Development of DotAsia Organisation Limited



After the panel discussion, Luca Barberis, the managing director of Zalora Malaysia, shared about how to escalate eCommerce in Malaysia.

Right after that was Nelson Ng, who is the founder of Apple Toner shared on his adventure to online business.

Panel Discussion 2 was conducted before we proceed to our afternoon break:

Panel Discussion 2: How Digital is Transforming in Malaysia
Premesh – Founder of MalaysiaKini
Panelist 1: Clive Ellul Hawthorn, Director, Market Management of Expedia
Panelist 2: Clement Chau, Operation Manager of EasyParcel
Panelist 3: Nelson Ng, Founder of AppleToner

#2 Startups & Entrepreneurs

For the second topic, the baton was passed to Clive Ellul Hawthorn, the director and market management of Expedia. He shared on how to expand your business with fast-growing social intelligence.

Finally, our last session for Day 2 was Panel Discussion 3:

Panel Discussion 3 : The Evolving Entrepreneurial Journey: Delivering Innovations 
Lais De Oliveira – Global Community Director for Asia Pacific from Startup Grind 
Speaker 1: 
Marc Woo, Head of eCommerce & Travel of Google 
Speaker 2: 
Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of iflix Malaysia 
Speaker 3: 
Tomas Labouka, CEO and Co-founder of HotelQuickly

Tea Refreshment and Lunch

All attendees were given privileges to enjoy sessions of refreshment, tea and lunch. The purpose of having tea breaks and meals is not only to help participants to refresh themselves between sessions, but also let them mingle and make connections with one another – opening new possibilities for better future prospects and bigger projects!

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We give a big thanks to our sponsor for the tea time refreshment, .COM by Verisign and our lunch sponsor – Dot Asia!

Last but not the least, we would like to thank everyone who came and supported us. We hope you learnt something new throughout the past 2 days. Feel free to email us your feedback to [email protected] . Your feedback is very important for us to improve next year’s MIBS!


See you at #MIBS 2016! Take care~

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