Check out the highlights from Rakuten Future Forum Taiwan, where entrepreneurs, business leaders and experts gathered to discuss the future of technology in retail and the opportunities for merchants adding e-commerce to their business models to reach a wider online audience.

Masaya Mori, head of Rakuten Institute of Technology and Yuki Watanabe, CEO of Sensy, an AI shopping app, took part in a discussion moderated by Rakuten Asia COO Yuichi Ejiri on the implications and applications of artificial intelligence for e-commerce as well as where technology development is heading in the retail industry.

Eric Chang from OgilvyOne chaired a round table discussing online consumer behavior and social marketing with Charles Lee from Conde Nast Taiwan and Vista Cheng from the Taiwan e-Commerce Startup Association.