Agenda

“The Industry’s Best Agenda!”

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Click here to learn more about how our 2019 agenda will address the critical challenges and greatest opportunities in retail with new Core Curriculum Courses.

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Monday — March 4, 2019

7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
7:00am - 8:30am
Breakfast
7:30am - 8:15am
Tabletalks (Prescheduled Only)
8:30am - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Hours
Session 1:8:30am - 9:10am

Track 1:

Next Generation Retail Experiences: Global

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Retail and Ecommerce Innovation and Opportunities in Latin America

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Tomás Gazmuri, Group Chief Digital Officer, S.A.C.I. Falabella

Juan Carlos Garcia, Global eCommerce Director, Grupo Elektra

Michelle Lima, Founder, Blue Bird Shoes

Lily Varon, Analyst, Forrester Research (Interviewer)

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: The Retail Industry in the New Normal

Track Room 2

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Track Keynote: The Transformation of Traditional Retail

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Nilam Ganenthiran, Chief Business Officer, Instacart

Hilary Milnes, Retail Editor, Digiday (Interviewer)


Roger Rawlins, CEO, DSW

Gilbert W. Harrison, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Financo; Chairman, Harrison Group, Inc. (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Marketing and Today's New Consumer: Marketing through New Platforms and Partnerships

Track Room 3

New Content Marketing Platforms

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Raissa Gerona, Chief Brand Officer, REVOLVE

Andrea Fasulo, SVP, Consumer Products Marketing & Home Entertainment, Nickelodeon

Sandro Corsaro, Chief Creative Officer, Fandango

Erik Huberman, Founder & CEO, Hawke Media (Interviewer)

Track 4:

The Future of Brands: Building Brands

Track Room 4

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Track Keynote: Creating Brands for Today's Consumer

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Daniella Vitale, President & CEO, Barneys

Jordyn Holman, Retail Reporter, Bloomberg News (Interviewer)


Marc Rosen, EVP & President of Direct-to-Consumer, Levi's

Track 5:

Technologies Transforming Retail: Artificial Intelligence

Track Room 5

Marketing

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Tomer Tagrin, Co-Founder & CEO, Yotpo

Tuomo Riekki, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Smartly.io

Graham Mudd, Product Marketing Director, Ads, Facebook

Session 2:9:15am - 9:55am

Track 1

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Creating New Global Shopping Experiences

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Andrea Dorigo, SVP/GM Global Retail, Estée Lauder

Henry Stupp, CEO, Cherokee

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk (Interviewer)


Track 2

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Track Keynote: Brand Perspectives on Retail Evolution

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Jamie Salter, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Authentic Brands Group

Phil Wahba, Senior Writer, Fortune (Interviewer)

Track 3

Using Influencers Effectively

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Kevin Lavelle, Founder & CEO, Mizzen+Main

Jennifer Goldfarb, Co-Founder & Executive Chairwoman of the Board, ipsy

Cathey Curtis, Global VP, Women's Marketing, Billabong

Eric Liaw, General Partner, IVP (Interviewer)

Track 4

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Evolving Private Brand Strategies

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Chris Phillips, GM, Stitch Fix Men, Kids & Exclusive Brands, Stitch Fix

Gil Phipps, VP Branding, Marketing, & Our Brands, The Kroger Co.

JT Marino, Co-Founder, Tuft & Needle

Hilary Milnes, Retail Editor, Digiday (Interviewer)

Track 5

Personalization

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Emre Baran, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Qubit

Jana Eggers, CEO, Nara Logics

Christian Selchau-Hansen, CEO, Formation.ai

Philip Thompson, World Wide Technology Leader – AWS Retail, Amazon

Session 3:10:00am - 10:40am

Track 1

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Track Keynote: Operating a Global Digital Business

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Christoph Barchewitz, Co-CEO, Global Fashion Group

Ryan Ostrom, Global Chief Digital Officer, KFC

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 2

Track Keynote: Private Equity Perspectives on Retail Evolution

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Jim Donald, President & CEO, Albertsons

Scott Wille, Co-Head of Private Equity & Sr. Managing Director, Cerberus Capital Management (Interviewer)



Private Equity Perspectives on Retail Evolution

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Lily Chang, Chief Portfolio Services Officer, Leonard Green & Partners

Colin Welch, Managing Director, TSG Consumer Partners

Ken Pilot, Board Member, Lenox (Interviewer)

Track 3

New Approaches to Sourcing and Merchandising

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Shawn Outler, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, Macy's

Jim Nielsen, Co-CEO, President & Chief Operating Officer, Sprouts

Shan-Lyn Ma, Co-Founder & CEO, Zola

Weston Gaddy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Radian Capital (Interviewer)

Track 4

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Customer Data and Brand-Building

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Edward Park, SVP of North America, GUESS? Inc.

Tami Mohney, EVP, Marketing, eCommerce and Human Resources, Modell's Sporting Goods

Sarah Engel, VP, Marketing & Creative Communications, Lilly Pulitzer

Brendan Witcher, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research (Interviewer)

Track 5

Image and Facial Recognition

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Lihi Pinto Fryman, Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, Syte

James Crawford, Founder & CEO, Orbital Insight

Sanjeev Katariya, VP, Chief Architect, eBay

Peter Trepp, CEO, FaceFirst

10:40am - 11:40am
Networking Break
10:50am - 11:55am
Hosted Meetings Program (Prescheduled Only)
11:00am - 12:30pm
Lunch
12:35pm - 12:55pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

Richard Dickson, President & Chief Operating Officer, Mattel

Gilbert W. Harrison, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, Financo; Chairman, Harrison Group, Inc. (Interviewer)

12:55pm - 1:15pmGeneral Session Room
The Retail Renaissance in Groceries and at Ahold Delhaize

Frans Muller, President & CEO, Ahold Delhaize

1:15pm - 1:35pmGeneral Session Room
Change Starts Within

Helena Foulkes, CEO, Hudson's Bay Company

1:40pm - 2:40pm
Networking Break
1:40pm - 2:40pm
Techtalks
Session 4:2:50pm - 3:30pm

Track 1:

Next Generation Retail Experiences: The Edge of Innovation

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Overview of Retail and Ecommerce in China

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Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Justine Chao, Head of Fashion & Luxury, North America, Alibaba

Lily Varon, Analyst, Forrester Research (Emcee)

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: The Ethical Business

Track Room 2

Catering to the Conscious Consumer

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James Reinhart, Founder & CEO, thredUP

John Tabis, Founder & CEO, The Bouqs Company

Adam Goldston, Co-Founder, APL

Ryan Goldston, Co-Founder, APL

Dan Levitan, Co-Founder & Partner, Maveron (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Marketing and Today's New Consumer: New Tactics and Approaches

Track Room 3

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Experiential Marketing

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Jeff Miller, Global Head of Business Marketing, Snap Inc.

Stephan Jacob, Founder, President & Chief Operating Officer, Cotopaxi

Shrenik Sadalgi, Head of Next Gen Experiences, Wayfair

Alex Taussig, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners (Interviewer)

Track 4:

The Future of Brands: Changing First- and Third-Party Relationships

Track Room 4

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Selling on Marketplaces

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John Evons, VP, Global Direct-to-Consumer, KEEN

Bridget Davies, VP, Revenue & Seller Growth, eBay

Jordan Bass, Head of eCommerce, The Wonderful Company

Jason Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer, Publicis Communications (Interviewer)

Track 5:

Technologies Transforming Retail: Artificial Intelligence

Track Room 5

Artificial Emotional Intelligence

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Russell Scherwin, Chief Marketing Officer, Watson Commerce, IBM

Assaf Baciu, Co-Founder, SVP Product & Engineering, Persado

Keren Zimmerman, Co-Founder & President, North America, Personali

Rob Mullen, CEO, Zoovu

Session 5:3:35pm - 4:15pm

Track 1

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Track Keynote: Next Generation Shopping Experiences

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Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, CEO, Emaar Malls

Stephen Sadove, Founding Partner, JW Levin Management Partners (Interviewer)


Maureen Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer, Rent the Runway

Ian Friedman, Co-Head, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (Interviewer)

Track 2

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Data-Driven Retail: Personalization, Privacy and More

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Sheila Colclasure, Global Chief Data Ethics Officer & Public Policy Executive, LiveRamp

Michael Wystrach, Co-Founder & CEO, Freshly

Vimal Kohli, VP and Head of Data Science, Analytics & CRM, Dick's Sporting Goods

Joe Laszlo, VP Content, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 3

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The C-Suite on the Evolution of Marketing

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Lisa Kauffman, Chief Marketing Officer, Perry Ellis International

Suzy Deering, Chief Marketing Officer, Americas, eBay

Michelle Cordeiro Grant, Founder & CEO, LIVELY

Nadine Dietz, Editor, CMO Moves & Innovators, Adweek (Interviewer)

Track 4

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New Brand-Retailer Relationships

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JuE Wong, CEO, Moroccanoil

David J. Katz, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Randa Accessories

Billy May, CEO, Sur La Table

Cathy Halligan, Board Member, Ulta Beauty (Interviewer)

Track 5

Operational Excellence

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Drew McElroy, Co-Founder & CEO, Transfix

Gabrielle Chou, Founder & CEO, Allure Systems

Carlos Moncayo Castillo, Co-Founder & CEO, Inspectorio

Pravin Pillai, Global Head of Retail Industry Solutions, Google Cloud, Google

4:30pm - 4:50pmGeneral Session Room
The Evolution of the Dollar Shave Club Brand

Michael Dubin, CEO, Dollar Shave Club

Josh Schollmeyer, Editor in Chief, MEL

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

4:50pm - 5:10pmGeneral Session Room
Retail Without Compromise

Art Peck, President & CEO, Gap Inc.

5:10pm - 7:00pm
Networking Break & Reception
5:20pm - 6:25pm
Hosted Meetings Program (Prescheduled Only)
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Retailers & Brands Dinner (Prescheduled Only)