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Sharon Gai is the author of the successful book Ecommerce Reimagined, and advises organizations on innovation practices, helping them become Culture Fluid.

Sharon Gai is a China-born Canadian who is an expert in ecommerce, digital transformation and AI. She is the former Head of Global Key Accounts at Alibaba and General Manager at a billion dollar ecommerce unicorn. In her tenure at Alibaba, she has advised brands and heads of state in crafting their digital strategy with programmatic marketing and AI. She has been the keynote speaker at TEDx, Singularity University, UBS, Nestle, Ecomworld, and Etail. She has appeared on ABC, CCTV, CBC, Techcrunch, Retail Asia, and The Next Web. She is the author of the book, Ecommerce Reimagined: what we can learn in retail and ecommerce from China. Sharon is also a Global Shaper in the World Economic Forum. Sharon has an Honors Bachelor’s degree in International Development from McGill and a Masters in Information Management from Columbia University.

Her methodology called Culture Fluid has won audiences of various ages and backgrounds. She brings a fresh voice to the speaking world as someone who is able to bridge different cultures, age groups and corporate cultures.

She currently resides in Silicon Valley, California. 

Sharon Gai helps organizations understand how to adopt AI into their workflows to increase productivity and efficiency

Why Sharon

Unique Content

Sharon used to sit in the audiences that your events cater to. And she remembers the conferences and talks where the speaker did not provide any new content. So when Sharon became a speaker, she took extra care to make sure that her stories are fresh and unique.


Because of the countries Sharon grew up in and the companies she was a part of, Sharon delivers a truly unique experience. She prides herself in delivering stories and examples that are unheard of and bring an element of surprise to her audience, leaving every audience member gratified to have learned something new that day.

The next phase in retail

AI and personalization 


The only book you need to learn about innovations in ecommerce

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Sharon Gai has led organizations in keynotes, workshops and masterclasses.