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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Tuesday — March 5, 2019

7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
7:00am - 8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am - 6:30pm
Exhibit Hall Hours
Session 1:8:30am - 9:10am

Track 1:

Next Generation Retail Experiences: Ecommerce and Stores

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

VC Perspectives on Innovation in Retail

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Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures

Aileen Lee, Founder & Managing Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Ken Fenyo, Consumer Markets Lead, Fuel By McKinsey, McKinsey & Company (Interviewer)

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: Omnichannel

Track Room 2

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Startups Merging Digital and Physical Experiences

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Amy Errett, Founder & CEO, Madison Reed

Amy Shecter, CEO, Glamsquad

Zak Normandin, Founder & CEO, Iris Nova (DIRTY LEMON, The Drug Store)

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

Track 3:

Marketing and Today's New Consumer: Data-Driven Marketing

Track Room 3

Case Studies in Measuring Marketing Effectiveness

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Jesse Horwitz, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Hubble Contacts

Jane Lu, Founder & CEO, Showpo

Tracy DiNunzio, Founder & CEO, Tradesy

Joe Laszlo, VP Content, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 4:

Logistics and Supply Chain: Optimizing Operations

Track Room 4

Building a Sustainable Business

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Ethan Song, Co-Founder & CEO, Frank And Oak

Stuart Landesberg, Co-Founder & CEO, Grove Collaborative

David Bolotsky, Founder & CEO, UncommonGoods

Edward Hertzman, Founder & President, Sourcing Journal (Interviewer)

Track 5:

Technologies Transforming Retail: Robotics and Automation

Track Room 5

Warehouses and Fulfillment

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José V. Aguerrevere, Co-Founder & CEO, Takeoff Technologies

Max Pedró, Co-Founder & President, Takeoff Technologies

Yaro Tenzer, Co-Founder, RightHand Robotics

Samay Kohli, Co-Founder & CEO, GreyOrange

Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics

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

Track 1

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Track Keynote: New Retail Experiences

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Neela Montgomery, CEO, Crate and Barrel

Phil Wahba, Senior Writer, Fortune (Interviewer)


Jocelyn Wong, Chief Marketing Officer, Lowe's

Ken Fenyo, Consumer Markets Lead, Fuel By McKinsey, McKinsey & Company (Interviewer)

Track 2

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Working with Startups to Transform the Business

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Oisin Hanrahan, Founder & CEO, Handy

David Kestenbaum, Global Head, E-Commerce Strategy & Capabilities, AB InBev / ZX Ventures

Mary Leach, Chief Marketing Officer, Movado Group

Steve Dennis, President, SageBerry Consulting/Forbes Contributor (Interviewer)

Track 3

Case Studies in Discovery Through New Search Platforms

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Martin Baumgartel, Head of Site Search, Verizon Wireless

Anshuman Taneja, VP, Digital Product Management & User Experience, American Eagle

Amy Vener, Vertical Strategy Lead, Retail, Pinterest

Joe Laszlo, VP Content, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 4

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Next Generation Supply Chains

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Vidya Jwala, Chief eCommerce & Supply Chain Officer, Dick's Sporting Goods

Robert D'Loren, Chairman & CEO, Xcel Brands

Natalie Mackey, Co-Founder & CEO of GLOW CONCEPT, Winky Lux

Edward Hertzman, Founder & President, Sourcing Journal (Interviewer)

Track 5

In-Store Automation

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David Moran, Co-Founder, Eversight

John Lert, Founder & CEO, Alert Innovation

Martin Hitch, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer, Bossa Nova Robotics

Michael Gabay, Co-Founder & CEO, Trigo Vision

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

Track 1

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Track Keynote: Delighting Customers through Personal Interactions

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Dave Kimbell, Chief Merchandising & Marketing Officer, Ulta Beauty


Mike Smith, President & Chief Operating Officer, Stitch Fix

Mark Abraham, Senior Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (Interviewer)

Track 2

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Next Generation Omnichannel Businesses

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Blair Dunn, SVP/GM, Old Navy Online, Old Navy

RJ Cilley, SVP & Chief Digital Officer, HBC

Doug Gardner, Chief Information Officer, River Island

Lockie Andrews, CEO, Catalyst Consulting (Interviewer)

Track 3

Case Studies in the Next Generation of Personalized Marketing

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Guido Campello, CEO – Creative Director, Cosabella

Kent Salisbury, VP, Marketing, Overstock

Mike Lackman, CEO, Trade Coffee

Rishi Garg, Partner, Mayfield (Interviewer)

Track 4

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The Intelligent Store

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Anshu Bhardwaj, VP, Product, Sam's Club

Kevin McKenzie, EVP, Chief Digital Officer, Macerich

Kelly Kowal, Managing Director, Farfetch Black & White, Farfetch

Chris Walton, CEO, Red Archer Retail, Omni Talk (Interviewer)

Track 5

Transportation and Delivery

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Kate Gutmann, Chief Sales & Solutions Officer; SVP The UPS Store; UPS Capital, UPS

Yariv Bash, Co-Founder & CEO, Flytrex

Dr. Ali Kashani, Head of Postmates X, Postmates

Ali Ahmed, Founder & CEO, Robomart

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
Support Behind a Mission: Associates as a Strategic Advantage

Marvin Ellison, President & CEO, Lowe's

Sarah Alter, President & CEO, Network of Executive Women (Interviewer)

12:55pm - 1:15pmGeneral Session Room
Inspiration to Purchase: How Pinterest is Improving Shopping Experiences for Consumers and Brands

Ben Silbermann, Co-Founder & CEO, Pinterest

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

1:15pm - 1:35pmGeneral Session Room
The Future of Retail: Insights into New Shopping Behaviors and What They Mean for Retailers & Brands

Daniel Alegre, President, Retail Shopping & Payments, Google

1:40pm - 2:40pm
Networking Break
1:50pm - 2:35pm
Tabletalks (Prescheduled Only)
Session 4:2:50pm - 3:30pm

Track 1:

Next Generation Retail Experiences: Technologies Transforming Shopping

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Engaging Customers through Next Generation Mobile Experiences

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Omer Iqbal, SVP, Global Architecture, Digital Center of Excellence, Shiseido

Pouya Boland, Co-Founder & CEO, Chiquelle

Karin Tracy, Head of Industry, Retail/Fashion/Luxury, Facebook

Jeff Richards, Managing Partner, GGV Capital (Interviewer)

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: Omnichannel

Track Room 2

Track Keynote: Innovative Digital Experiences

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Michael Martin, VP Digital Products, Nike

Deborah Weinswig, Founder & CEO, Coresight Research (Interviewer)


Vidya Jwala, Chief eCommerce & Supply Chain Officer, Dick's Sporting Goods

Krystina Gustafson, VP Content, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Marketing and Today's New Consumer: Understanding Shoppers

Track Room 3

Beyond Social Listening: Collaborating with Customers

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Sari Sloane, Founder, everafter and the westside

Ellie Off, VP, Innovation, e.l.f. Beauty

Rachel Drori, Founder & CEO, Daily Harvest

Sonya Brown, General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners (Interviewer)

Track 4:

Logistics and Supply Chain: Advances in the Last-Mile

Track Room 4

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The Future of Delivery

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Brie Carere, EVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, FedEx

Tom Ward, SVP of Digital Operations, Walmart

Dave Ferguson, Co-Founder, Nuro

Joe Laszlo, VP Content, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 5:

Technologies Transforming Retail: In-Store

Track Room 5

Operations and Intelligence

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Atif Siddiqi, Founder & CEO, Branch

Jaron Waldman, Founder & CEO, Curbside

Fabrice Haiat, Founder & CEO, YOOBIC

Michael Falck, Co-Founder & President, North America, Relex Solutions

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

Track 1

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Emerging Shopping Experiences: Checkout, Voice and More

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Tarang Sethia, VP, Product Management - Digital Customer & Store Experience, 7-Eleven

Eddie Garcia, VP, End-to-End Experience, Sam's Club

Larry Adams, Voice Shopping Product Lead, Google

Pano Anthos, Founder & Managing Director, XRC Labs (Interviewer)

Track 2

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Creating a Single View of the Customer

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Charlie Cole, Chief Ecommerce Officer, Samsonite

Steve Miller, SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, JOANN Stores

Greg Fancher, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Express

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

Track 3

Reaching the Health- and Wellness-Conscious Consumer

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Moiz Ali, Founder & CEO, Native

Michele McNamara, VP, eCommerce, Chobani

Stacey Widlitz, President & Chief International Store Hunter, SW Retail Advisors (Interviewer)

Track 4

Next Generation Fulfillment

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Kevin Kuntz, SVP, Global Logistics Fulfillment, Gap Inc.

Chris Bell, Head of Supply Chain, Wayfair

David Hardiman-Evans, SVP, North America, Ocado Solutions

Drake Watten, Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (Interviewer)

Track 5

Customer Engagement

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Shelley Bransten, Corporate VP – Worldwide Retail & Consumer Goods, Microsoft

Rodney Williams, Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer, LISNR

Beck Besecker, Co-Founder & CEO, Marxent

Healey Cypher, CEO, Zivelo

4:30pm - 4:50pmGeneral Session Room
Alexa, What's Next For Voice Retail?

David Isbitski, Chief Evangelist, Alexa & Echo, Amazon

Nithya Thadani, CEO, RAIN (Interviewer)

4:50pm - 5:10pmGeneral Session Room
Building a Culture of Innovation at a House of Brands

Victor Luis, CEO, Tapestry

Oliver Chen, Managing Director, Cowen and Company (Interviewer)

5:10pm - 6:30pm
Networking Break & Reception
5:20pm - 6:25pm
Hosted Meetings Program (Prescheduled Only)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shoptalk Shophop
7:30pm - 10:00pm
Party in Hall D featuring a performance by Shaggy (co-sponsored by FedEx and Google)