Nextrade CEO Kati Suominen spoke at four panels, including the high-level Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Ecommerce, during the United Nations eCommerce Week in Geneva on 16-20 April 2018. Her presentations focused on Nextrades' new survey work for the World Bank on South Asian companies' views of challenges to ecommerce, new work by the Alliance for eTrade Development on a policy mix that optimizes ecommerce development, and the need for new public-private partnerships
In April 2018, Nextrade CEO Kati Suominen lectured for a day to a group of ecommerce business leaders from Europe and the Americas, during the first-ever executive education sessions of the European Institute for Ecommerce Management (EICOM). Her lectures focused on market selection and risk management, as well as regulatory issues surrounding global ecommerce markets.
Nextrade CEO Kati Suominen keynoted panel "Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Trade" at the ICC Banking Commission's annual meeting in Miami. She argued that ecommerce, 3D printing, and blockchain will dramatically change the players, patterns and possibilities of world trade in the next decade, and usher in the most dynamic and inclusive wave of globalization yet. However, she also cautioned these gains are elusive if divergent national digital regulations, digital di