Retail & E-Commerce



11:00 AM
Welcome Note
Sabah Parvez, Managing Director, Verve Management

11:05 AM
Retail in Africa mid-pandemic: Surviving the slump in consumer spending and demand
Ron Kawamara, Chief Executive Officer, Jumia Uganda

11:10 AM
CASE STUDY: Retail AI Reimagined – Redefining online retail with next-generation visual AI
Roberta Bellitto, Web Marketing Manager, Gruppo Teddy
Sarah Hillel, Global Events & Marketing Manager, Syte Visual Conception

11:25 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: Future-proofing customer experience and optimising organisational operations through point of sales technologies
Firdaus Shariff, VP-Marketing, Communications & Digital Customer Experience, MEA, Schneider Electric
Piyush Kumar Chowhan, Group Chief Information Officer, Lulu Group International
Satheesh Kanchi, Founder & CEO, OneHUB POS Retail Solutions
Vikram Idnani, Chief Information Officer, Reliance Retail

11:55 AM
Essential Digital beauty solution to the post-COVID-19 world
Louis Chen, SVP, Perfect Corporation

12:10 PM
KEYNOTE: Building the MEA Queendom – Women in Retail
Dana Al Mubaidin Adnani, Communications and Public Relations Consultant / Communications and Strategy Advisor, Al Sahm Women

12:20 PM
The Magic of Visual Customer Journeys
Lihi Pinto-Fryman, Co-Founder and CRO, Syte Visual Conception

12:30 PM
FIRESIDE CHAT: Will COVID-19 be the catalyst for a quicker shift towards a Flexible Omni Channel Retail model? Is E-commerce now set to become a primary focus in MEA?
Rajiv Das, Managing Director – Nigeria, Perfetti Van Melle
Ron Kawamara, Chief Executive Officer, Jumia Uganda

12:55 PM
Q & A

13.00 PM


Name: Dana Al Mubaidin Adnani
Title: Communications and Public Relations Consultant / Communications and Strategy Advisor
Organization: Al Sahm Women

Name: Firdaus Shariff
Title: Vice President – Marketing, Communications & Digital Customer Experience, MEA
Organization: Schneider Electric

Name: Lihi Pinto-Fryman
Title: Co-Founder and CRO
Organization: Syte Visual Conception

Name: Louis Chen
Title: SVP and Chief Strategy Officer
Organization: Perfect Corporation

Name: Piyush Kumar Chowhan
Title: Group Chief Information Officer
Organization: Lulu Group International

Name: Rajiv Das
Title: Managing Director – Nigeria
Organization: Perfetti Van Melle

Name: Roberta Bellitto
Title: Web Marketing Manager
Organization: Gruppo Teddy

Name: Ron Kawamara
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Organization: Jumia Uganda

Name: Sarah Hillel
Title: Global Events & Marketing Manager
Organization: Syte Visual Conception

Name: Satheesh Kanchi
Title: Founder & CEO
Organization: Onehub Pos Retail Solutions

Name: Vikram Idnani
Title: Chief Information Officer
Organization: Reliance Retail


OneHUb POS Retail Solutions Pvt Ltd is an All in One Technological Marketplace platform for Retail and Food n Beverage Industry. We are committed to provide secure and easy to use technology solutions to SMB’s at very affordable prices. We are serving our clients dedicatedly and continuously from last 2 years and have seen 90 renewals and support from our clients gaining trust in our services and product We have gained privilege to serve more than 200 stores associated with more than 22+ Brands in India and more than 5 White label Projects across the Globe Solution are compatible with Windows, Android and iOS and are purely hardware agnostic, supports Desktop/ Laptops/ Tablets/ POS Terminals.

 We as a Tech Solution company are committed to solve the problems of SMB Industry with our modules providing them a taste of enterprise solution at affordable prices Our Vision is to be the partner and platform of the sector having the highest potential in terms of growth

With over 800 Million downloads globally, Perfect Corporation is dedicated to transforming how consumers, content creators and beauty brands interact together through AI and AR technologies. Our experienced team of engineers and beauty aficionados are pushing the frontiers of technology to create the beauty platform of the future – a fluid environment where individuals express themselves, learn the latest about fashion and beauty, and enjoy instant access to the products from their favorite brands. Further information about Perfect Corp. can be found at

Syte empowers the world’s most innovative retailers in fashion, home decor and jewelry to grow revenues and brand loyalty with superior shopping experiences. Brands like Overstock, Farfetch and De Beers, partner with Syte to power their visual experiences. 

The patented Visual-AI platform fuels various solutions for E-Commerce teams including – Camera search, Contextual search, Recommendation engines, Deep tagging suite, In-store solutions, a Marketplace and more. 

In short, Syte’s Visual Discovery Solutions turn inspiration into product discovery by removing the barriers of textual search, instantly connect shoppers with the products they crave, and shorten the journey and harness intent in real-time. The Deep tagging Suite simplifies and enhances product attribution, with AI-generated tags that boost search accuracy, unveil hidden trends and improve SEO and discoverability. Recommendation engines provide personalized, intelligent recommendations, based on a user’s actual product interest, in addition to statistically-dominant paths.


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