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JAMES CHEN
Director of Technology, Global Logistics
Amazon.
James Chen is the Director of Technology, Global Logistics at Amazon. Prior to his current role, James was senior executive officer at Rakuten and is known in the industry for his pioneering work in developing Rakuten's global e-commerce platform. James also established the San Francisco Agile Development Center, an organization pursuing technology innovation and global development coordination.

James joined Rakuten through its 2009 acquisition of consumer loyalty platform company FreeCause (now Rakuten Loyalty), where he led the technology and product vision as well as managed development of the FreeCause loyalty platform. Prior to this, he was co-founder and CEO of CampusCraze, a college portal and internet ad platform startup acquired by Jenzabar in March 2000. At Jenzabar, James was named group CTO, overseeing the technical strategy, product roadmap and technology stack of 5 ERP systems, a business Intelligent platform, and distance learning product lines for the higher education market space.

James has over 15 years of management experience and 20 years of programming experience. He is motivated by challenging environments and high aspirations where his natural instinct, years of experience and insights can help execute and achieve the long term vision and goals. 
JESPER PRAESTENGAARD
Senior Advisor
Boston Consulting Group
Jesper Praestengaard is a senior executive with 30 years of experience in the shipping and logistics industry including 25 years with the A.P. Møller Maersk Group and 3 years with Hapag-Lloyd. Currently he is non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Unifeeder A/S, the largest common feeder operator in Europe, as well as Senior Advisor at the Boston Consulting Group in their global shipping and logistics practice.
Jesper holds an MBA (Honors) from IMD and have attended several executive programmes over the years with different business schools including Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Penn State University and University of Michigan.
JOHN FAY
Chief Executive Officer
INTTRA
John F. Fay is Chief Executive Officer of INTTRA. Prior to joining INTTRA in 2014, John, was Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities and Currencies for Newedge Group where he also served as a member of its Executive Committee.
Prior to Newedge, John was Co-CEO of Instinet LLC, where he had previously held the role of Co-President and Head of Europe and Asia. John’s previous experience includes senior roles at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley-Dean Witter. 
John has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from New York University, Stern School of Business and is a graduate of Mount St. Mary’s College in Maryland.
INNA KUZNETSOVA
President & Chief Operating Officer
INTTRA
Inna Kuznetsova is President and Chief Operating Officer of INTTRA,  leading sales, service delivery, marketing, strategic alliances, product management, IT infrastructure and software development. 

Before joining INTTRA in early 2015 Inna was the Chief Commercial Officer at CEVA Logistics and prior to that spent 19 years at IBM, where in her last role she was the Vice-President, Marketing & Sales Enablement for IBM Systems Software. 

Inna holds a PhD. in Mathematics from Moscow State University, Russia, and MBA from Columbia Business School.
PETER SPELLMAN
Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
INTTRA
Peter Spellman is Chief Technology Officer at INTTRA, responsible for leading global architecture, engineering, and technical operations.  Peter has over 25 years of innovative experience in devising, defining, delivering, and managing complex software solutions with the last 8 years focusing on cloud-based systems.
Prior to INTTRA, Peter was founder and CTO of TraceLink, a pharmaceutical supply chain network platform.  He has also held technology, engineering and product leadership positions at SaaS startups SupplyScape, Performaworks, and iWant, as well as the MITRE Corporation and Microsoft.
JEFF HOWARD
Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer
INTTRA
Jeff L. Howard is Senior Vice President, Product Management and Chief Product Officer of INTTRA.  
Prior to INTTRA, Jeff was Vice President of Flex System and BladeCenter at Lenovo. Before that Jeff retired from IBM after 30 years, holding various global leadership positions in product management and marketing across various IBM systems including responsibilities for product management of IBM POWER5, POWER6 and POWER7 servers. He holds 7 US patents.

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