“The Industry’s Best Agenda!”

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Wednesday — March 6, 2019

7:00am - 11:00am
Registration & Badge Pickup
8:00am - 9:30am
8:45am - 9:30am
Tabletalks (Prescheduled Only)
Session 1:9:45am - 10:45am

Track 1:

Workshop: New Market Opportunities

Track Room 1

Selling Globally: Cross-Border and Localized Offerings

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Harvey Bierman, VP Ecommerce Technology & Operations, Crocs

Jose Nino, VP of Global Digital Strategy, U.S. Polo Association Global Licensing

Noah Gelbart, EVP, Global, CAA-GBG

Kent Allen, Co-Founder, GELF (Interviewer)

Track 2:

Workshop: The Evolving Digital Organization

Track Room 2

Making the Leap to Leadership: How to Transition from Running a Team to Running an Organization

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Jerome Griffith, CEO, Lands' End

Micky Onvural, CEO, Bonobos

Ken Pilot, Board Member, Lenox (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Workshop: The Future of Retail Technology

Track Room 3

AR and VR in Retail

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Tom Philipson, Co-Founder & Managing Director, YourStudio

Shanna Tellerman, Founder & CEO, Modsy

Jim Ferolo, Chief Information Officer & VP of Digital, Maui Jim

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

Track 4:

Workshop: New Customer Experiences

Track Room 4

Creating the Next Generation Store

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Matt Alexander, Co-Founder & CEO, Neighborhood Goods

Brett Anderson, VP, Omnichannel Sales, Soma Intimates

Melissa Gonzalez, Founder & CEO, The Lionesque Group

Elaine Kleinschmidt, EVP, Strategy & Experience Design, WD Partners (Interviewer)

Session 2:10:50am - 11:50am

Track 1

Reaching Millennials and Gen Z

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Gayitri Budhraja, VP, Brand, e.l.f. Beauty

Leslie Leifer, Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Business Development,

Stephen Kuhl, Co-Founder & CEO, Burrow

Lisa Wu, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners (Interviewer)

Track 2

Omnichannel and the Seamless Physical and Digital Organization

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Scott Perry, VP, Executive Director Digital & Omnichannel, Bob's Discount Furniture

Letitia Webster, VP, Omni Channel, Tractor Supply

Tim Madigan, VP, eCommerce, Tyson Foods

Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, Euromonitor International (Interviewer)

Track 3

Top AI Use Cases in Retail

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Jack Hanlon, VP, Analytics,

Jennifer Ogden-Reese, Chief Marketing Officer, SeatGeek

Pradeep Elankumaran, Co-Founder & CEO, Farmstead

Erik Andrejko, Chief Technology Officer, evolv, a Kraft Heinz company, Kraft Heinz

Janie Yu, Partner, Fung Capital (Interviewer)

Track 4

Using Customer Data to Engage Shoppers: Marketing, Loyalty and More

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Chris Fitzpatrick, VP Business Analytics & Strategy, Vineyard Vines

Elpida Ormanidou, SVP, Insights & Analytics, Chico's FAS

Mike Molitor, Head of eCommerce & Loyalty, Raley's

Julie Roy, VP, CRM, Digital, & Marketing Analytics, DSW

Veronika Sonsev, Partner, Chameleon Collective (Interviewer)