By Speak Up! Podcast
Speak Up!Apr 03, 2022
Social commerce connecting occidental brands and Chinese consumers with Adam Knight, co-founder of KUAI commerce
Today we have our guest Adam Knight, who successfully built up multiple cross-border business connecting the occidental brands and Chinese consumers. Meanwhile, he also has a strong academical background in Chinese culture and history. How did he manage to apply dialectical thinking to business models? How did consumer behavior change in the Chinese digital world? How does the trend of social commerce influence the brand's next decision? We had a pleasant discussion about all of these interesting topics.
Going on multi-cultural adventures with Irina Koulikova, VP strategy and corporate initiatives EMEA at Estee Lauder
Exploring beauty industry with Denisa Pop, the senior brand manager at Sephora
We hope you will enjoy this episode!
Building an Ice Cream Business with Alec Jaffe, Founder of Alec's Ice Cream
In this episode, we chat with Alec, the founder of Alec's Ice Cream, based in Petaluma California in the United States. We spoke about everything entrepreneurship and ice cream – how he started his business, what his process of coming up with ice cream flavors is, challenges they face as a new ice cream brand, and important questions like how much ice cream he eats in a day.
Digital pioneer for the first Hermès e-commerce platform, an innovative talk with Michel Campan
Today we have our guest Michel Campan, the digital pioneer, who set up the first Hermes e-shop, and took initiative in In Lancôme and Dior Couture to help the companies to launch 25 e-commerce platforms worldwide. He started his adventure in the digital world in the luxury industry 20 years ago and at the same time started his own business. We talked about his passion for digital marketing and discussed the future for digitization in luxury.
Sharing ideas and DOING THINGS with Jeremy Goillot
In this episode, we speak with Jeremy Goillot, ex-Head of Growth at Spendesk. He's 26 and he's currently working remotely in Colombia advising startups in growth, investing in startups, running Growth.Talent, his growth talent agency, and looking for new ideas to execute.
During our conversation we talk about a variety of things – his growth at spendesk and overcoming imposter syndrome, leaving Spendesk and working on multiple projects remotely, his mentality of sharing all of his ideas and DOING things, his system of goal-setting, and finally the advice he would give to young entrepreneurs today.
This was a really fun episode, and we hope you enjoy it.
The growth mindset to $10M ARR bootstrapped with Guillaume Moubeche, CEO of Lempire
In the 10th episode of Speak Up!, we speak with Guillaume Moubeche of Lempire (also known as Lemlist) about reaching $10M in annual recurring revenue, his growth mindset, bootstrapping startups and delivering value, and his advice to entrepreneurs today.
Cross-border branding & innovation with Luyi Wu, co-founder of NOOK PARTNERS
Today we have our guest speaker Ms. Luyi Wu, cofounder of NOOK PARTNERS. She is running a cross-border advisory firm helping European SMEs to enter the Chinese market and guiding Chinese tech companies to operate in Europe. With around 10 years of experience in branding and innovation in China and France, she shared with us her adventure as an entrepreneur.
Talking talent acquisition and meditation with L'Oréal HR Abdilah Merzoug
Today we had a chat with Abdilah Merzoug who is the talent acquisition manager at L'Oréal Luxe. We talked about his international experience, how the HR job looks like, his advice for young people, and how meditation is his secret garden.
Trust, self-improvement & rebound from high jewellery to global challenge with Stanislas de Quercize, former CEO at Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and former president at Richemont Group
Today we had a talk with Mr. Stanislas de Quersize, who was the former CEO at Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and former president at Richemont Group. With more than 30 years of experience in the watches & jewelry industry, he shared with us about self-improvement, trust build-up, as well as today’s challenge for high jewelry. Furthermore, we discussed how to be prepared for uncertainties. Hope you would enjoy it as much as we did.
Discover digital marketing and luxury industry in China with Danni Liu, founding partner at iBLUE Communication
Today we have a chat with Danni who is the founding partner at iBLUE communications, a creative agency connecting Western brands and Chinese consumers. We talk about her working experience in the luxury industry, how she started her own business in Europe, and how she grew with her team.
Growing as a leader, mentorship, remote work, and more with Abhash Kumar, Head of Marketing at Springworks
In this episode we talk about a whole bunch of things – leadership, mentorship, company culture, remote work, podcasting and of course, marketing – with Abhash Kumar, Head of Marketing at Springworks in Bangalore, India.
Global Adventure & Creating Value with Jonathan Siboni, CEO of Luxurynsight and Co-founder of Miniso France
We talked with Jonathan Siboni, the CEO of Luxurynsight and the co-founder of Miniso France, about his business experience in the global market and how he created value in different industries.
Putting the ego aside with Jordan Chenevier, Growth Marketer and co-founder of Bulldozer
We have a chat with Jordan Chenevier, co-founder of Bulldozer (a growth marketers' collective) and ex-CMO of Germinal (growth marketing agency) about what is growth marketing, what are the keys to growth marketing, and why it's important to put your ego aside if you want to move fast as a growth marketer.
Podcasting & Entrepreneurship with Badis Khalfallah, co-founder of Implement
We have a chat with Badis Khalfallah, co-founder of Implement, about his experiences building and hosting a 70+ episode podcast, and founding Implement, a brand dedicated to marketers. We also talk about his thoughts on working with his wife, and advice for young entrepreneurs.
Woman Power with Florence Rollet, ex-Group Vice President EMEA, Tiffany & Co.
We talk with Florence Rollet, ex-Group Vice President EMEA of Tiffany & Co., about her journey since graduating from emlyon Business School all the way to becoming a top executive.
Welcome to the Speak Up! Podcast
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