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.
Innovation and Disruption
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).