Agenda

“Go Back to School at Shoptalk!”

To see the event schedule, including registration and exhibit hall hours, click here.

Sunday — March 18, 2018

10:00am - 7:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
12:00pm - 1:45pm
International Welcome Brunch Q&A
Session 1:2:00pm - 2:40pm

Track 1:

Culture and Leadership for Retail Innovation

Track Room 1

Incubators, Accelerators and R&D

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Andreas Wuerfel, Director, Global Innovation Community, METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars

Matthieu Caloni, Strategy & Transformation VP, Galeries Lafayette Group

Dana Randall, Head of Innovation, Tapestry Inc

Anne Marie Stephen, Founder & CEO, Kwolia (Moderator)

Track 2:

Wharton@Shoptalk

Track Room 2

Interactive Q&A with Professors from The Wharton School: Part 1

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Barbara Kahn, Patty & Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Pete Fader, Frances & Pei-Yuan Chia Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 3:

The State of Global Retail and Ecommerce

Track Room 3

Retail and Ecommerce Disruption in Latin America

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Paulo Correa, CEO, C&A Brazil

Sean Summers, SVP Marketplace, Mercado Libre

Juan Carlos Garcia, Global eCommerce & Omnichannel Director, Tiendas Elektra

Alberto Serrentino, Founder & CEO, Varese Retail (Interviewer)

Track 4:

Startup Pitch

Track Room 4

Emcee

Deborah Weinswig, Founder & CEO, Coresight Research


Judges

Saeed Amidi, Founder & CEO, Plug and Play

Ryan Broshar, Managing Director, Techstars

Sonya Brown, General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

J. Skyler Fernandes, Managing Director of Investments, Cleveland Avenue

Beth Ferreira, Managing Director, FirstMark Capital

Track 5:

Grocerytalk: Overview

Track Room 5

Research and Market Insights for the Grocery Industry

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Lynne Gillis, Principal, Information Resources Inc.

Cooper Smith, Research Director, L2 Inc. (A Gartner Company)

Laurie Rains, Group VP, Retail Commercial Strategy, Nielsen

Session 2:2:45pm - 3:25pm

Track 1

Retailer-Startup Relationships

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Ruth Crowley, VP, Customer Experience Design, Lowe's

Maggie Winter, Co-Founder & CEO, AYR

Kevin Lavelle, Founder & CEO, Mizzen+Main

Ben Sun, Co-Founder & General Partner, Primary Venture Partners (Moderator)

Track 2

Interactive Q&A with Professors from The Wharton School: Part 2

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David Bell, Xinmei Zhang & Yongge Dai Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

John Zhang, Tsai Wan-Tsai Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 3

Retail and Ecommerce Disruption in Europe

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Max Wittrock, Co-Founder, mymuesli

Michael Truluck, CEO, La Redoute International, La Redoute

Roger Graells, MANGO Global Online Sales Director, MANGO

Wijnand Jongen, CEO, thuiswinkel.org (Interviewer)

Track 4

Presenting Companies

Josh Domingues, Founder & CEO, Flashfood

Matt Tumbleson, Founder & CEO, Teckst

Sean Snyder, President, Engagement Agents

Tony Pinville, Co-Founder & CEO, Heuritech

Martin Birac, CEO, StoreDNA

John Wantz, Co-Founder & CEO, SHOP

Matt Schwartz, Co-Founder & CEO, Afresh Technologies

Track 5

Organizing for the Digital Transformation in Grocery

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Heather Kang, Global VP, Digital Commerce, Mars Wrigley Confectionery

Omar N Haque, VP/GM & Head of eCommerce, Acelerada @ Bimbo Bakeries/Grupo Bimbo

John D'Anna, EVP Chief Strategic Officer, Brookshire Grocery Company

Mark W. Baum, Chief Collaboration Officer & SVP, Food Marketing Institute (Interviewer)

Session 3:3:30pm - 4:10pm

Track 1

Adopting a Culture of Innovation: Attracting Talent and Organizing for Change

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David J. Katz, Chief Marketing Officer, Randa Accessories

David Wolfe, Co-Founder & CEO, Leesa Sleep

Matthew Hully, Head of Business Development, John Lewis Partnership Ventures

Martin Newman, Chairman, Practicology (Moderator)

Track 2

Interactive Q&A with Professors from The Wharton School: Part 3

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Professor Eric T. Bradlow, K.P. Chao Professor, Chairperson Wharton Marketing Department, The Wharton School

Michael Platt, PhD, James S. Riepe University Professor & Director, Wharton Neuroscience Initiative, The Wharton School

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 3

Track Keynote: Industry Perspectives on Global Retail

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Ulric Jerome, CEO, MATCHESFASHION.COM

Diane Hoskins, FAIA, NCARB, Co-CEO, Gensler

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

Track 4

Presenting Companies

Dawn Dickson, Founder & CEO, PopCom

Quentin Lebeau, Co-Founder & CEO, TokyWoky

Allison Lee, Founder & CEO, Hemster

Daniel Black, Founder & CEO, Glass-Media

Marcello Gamberale Paoletti, CEO, Viveat

Diane Keng, Co-Founder & CEO, Breinify

Markus Stripf, Co-Founder & CEO, Spoon Guru

Nicole Mossman, Founder & CEO, EverThread

Track 5

Track Keynote - Grocery Leaders on the Future of the Industry

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Amin Maredia, Chief Executive Officer, Sprouts Farmers Market

Yael Cosset, Chief Digital Officer, The Kroger Co.

Diana Leza Sheehan, VP, Retail and Shopper Insights, Kantar Consulting (Interviewer)

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
4:10pm - 4:45pm
Break
5:00pm - 5:15pmGeneral Session Room
Opening Remarks

Anil D. Aggarwal, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Shoptalk

Simran Rekhi Aggarwal, Founder & President, Shoptalk

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk

5:15pm - 5:35pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 1

Jeff Gennette, CEO, Macy's, Inc.

5:35pm - 5:55pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 2

Brian Cornell, CEO, Target

Bill Smith, Founder & CEO, Shipt

5:55pm - 6:15pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 3
6:15pm - 7:30pm
Shoptalk Welcome Reception (Exhibit Hall)

Monday — March 19, 2018

7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
7:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
8:00am - 9:00am
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
8:00am - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Hours
Session 1:9:00am - 9:40am

Track 1:

Conversational Commerce

Track Room 1

Chatbots and the Future of Messaging in Retail

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Japjit Tulsi, VP, Engineering, eBay

Stefanos Loukakos, Head of Messenger Business, Facebook

Zephrin Lasker, Head of Ecommerce, Rakuten Viber

Tim Chang, Partner, Mayfield Fund (Interviewer)

Track 2:

Product and Merchandising Strategies

Track Room 2

Innovations in Product Development

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Roman Kirsch, Founder & CEO, Lesara

Mariam Naficy, Founder & CEO, Minted

Janice Wang, CEO, Alvanon (Interviewer)



Product and Category Expansion: Spotlight on Flipkart

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Amit Zunjarwad, Director & Head of Product, Flipkart Supermart, Flipkart

Track 3:

Research and Market Insights

Track Room 3

Retail Insights from Research Organizations

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Steve Koenig, Senior Director, Market Research, Consumer Technology Association

Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Advisor, Retail, The NPD Group

Yaniv Corem, VP of R&D, Innovation & Experimentation, Fung Academy

Wijnand Jongen, CEO, thuiswinkel.org (Emcee)

Track 4:

Engaging Customer Experiences

Track Room 4

Mobile Experiences in the Customer Journey

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Mark Berinato, VP, Digital Experience, Panera Bread

Gihad Jawhar, VP, Digital Development, Lowe's

Manish Chandra, Founder & CEO, Poshmark

Jeff Richards, Managing Partner, GGV Capital (Interviewer)

Track 5:

Grocerytalk: Disruptive Trends and Business Models

Track Room 5

VC and Accelerator Perspectives on The Industry

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Marisa Bertha, Director of Business Development & 7-Ventures, 7-Eleven

Andrew Ive, Managing Director, Food-X / SOSV

Lauren Jupiter, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, AccelFoods

Ken Fenyo, Head of Consumer Markets, Fuel By McKinsey, McKinsey & Company (Moderator)

Track 6:

Disruptive Technologies and Pioneering Brands

Track Room 6

The Next Generation of Direct-to-Consumer Startups: Part 1

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Zak Normandin, Co-Founder & CEO, Dirty Lemon Beverages

Zahir Dossa, Founder & CEO, Function of Beauty

Karla Gallardo, Founder & CEO, Cuyana

Pradeep Elankumaran, Co-Founder & CEO, Farmstead

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Session 2:9:45am - 10:25am

Track 1

Voice-Activated Commerce

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Mark Young, Head of Global Strategy & Business Development, NBC Universal/Fandango

Michael Haswell, Director of Global Business Development, Retail & Shopping, Google

Peter Cahill, Founder & CEO, Voysis

Larry Bohn, Managing Director, General Catalyst (Interviewer)

Track 2

Advances in Merchandising: AI, IoT and Beyond

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Neil Ackerman, Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Advanced Planning, Johnson & Johnson

Dan Park, CEO, BuildDirect

Barry Litwin, CEO, Adorama

Brendan Witcher, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research (Interviewer)

Track 3

Retail Insights from Consulting Firms and Industry Analysts

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Christina Bieniek, U.S. Consulting Leader, Retail, Wholesale & Distribution, Deloitte

Garrick H. Brown, VP of Retail Research, the Americas, Cushman & Wakefield

Matt Fassler, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Wijnand Jongen, CEO, thuiswinkel.org (Emcee)

Track 4

Delighting Customers Through Personal Interactions

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Helen Vaid, Chief Customer Officer, Pizza Hut

Mary Beth Laughton, EVP, Omni-Retail, Sephora

Melissa Gonzalez, Founder & CEO, The Lionesque Group & Field-Test

Rebecca Kaden, General Partner, Union Square Ventures (Interviewer)

Track 5

Reinventing Traditional Grocery Business Models: Meal Kits, Subscriptions and Replenishment

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Jarid Lukin, VP, Ecommerce, KIND Snacks

Kyle Ransford, Founder & CEO, Chef'd

Rachel Drori, Founder & CEO, Daily Harvest

Jason Goldberg, ‎SVP Commerce & Content Practice, SapientRazorfish (Interviewer)

Track 6

The Next Generation of Direct-to-Consumer Startups: Part 2

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Rachel Blumenthal, Founder & CEO, Rockets of Awesome

Patrick Herning, Co-Founder & CEO, 11 Honoré

Urska Srsen, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Bellabeat

Michelle Cordeiro Grant, Founder & CEO, LIVELY

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Emcee)

10:30am - 10:45amGeneral Session Room
Opening Remarks

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk

10:45am - 11:05amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 1

Mary Dillon, CEO, Ulta Beauty

11:05am - 11:25amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 2

Adam Sussman, Chief Digital Officer, Nike

11:25am - 11:45amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 3

Tim Steiner, OBE, Founder & CEO, Ocado

11:45am - 1:45pm
Lunch
12:40pm - 1:40pm
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
1:45pm - 2:05pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 4

Ben Silbermann, Co-Founder & CEO, Pinterest

2:05pm - 2:25pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 5
2:25pm - 2:45pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 6

Carolyn Everson, VP, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook

2:45pm - 3:45pm
Techtalks
2:45pm - 3:45pm
Break
Session 3:3:45pm - 4:25pm

Track 1:

Shifting Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

Track Room 1

Track Keynote: Reinventing Traditional Retail Business Models

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Christine Hunsicker, CEO, Gwynnie Bee

Oisin Hanrahan, Co-Founder & CEO, Handy

Kelly Stickel, Founder & CEO, Remodista (Emcee)

Track 2:

Shopping Experiences of the Future

Track Room 2

Innovative Experiential Retail

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Nicole Srock.Stanley, Founder & CEO, dan pearlman

Savannah Sachs, UK Managing Director, Birchbox

Drew Green, CEO, INDOCHINO

Hilary Milnes, Senior Reporter, Glossy (Emcee)

Track 3:

The Retail Industry Shakeout

Track Room 3

The Investment Perspective: Trends Shaping the Future of Retail

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Tricia Patrick, Managing Director, Advent International

Erik Oken, Managing Director – Global Head of Consumer Retail Investment Banking, JP Morgan

David ibnAle, Managing Partner, Advance Venture Partners

Matthew Rubel, Board Member, Hudson's Bay Company, HSN (Moderator)

Track 4:

The Future of Brands

Track Room 4

Evolving Brand-Retailer Relationships

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Amy Errett, Founder & CEO, Madison Reed

Michele Levy, Founder & CEO, Ilhabela Holdings

Troy Nelson, VP Merchandise Planning & Inventory, Shoe Division, Nordstrom

Wendy Liebmann, Founder, CEO & Chief Shopper, WSL Strategic Retail (Moderator)

Track 5:

Grocerytalk: Go-to-Market Strategies for the Digital Age

Track Room 5

Optimizing the Brand Experience for Ecommerce

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Jeff Jarrett, VP, Global Head of eCommerce, Mondelez International

Oskar Kaszubski, VP of eCommerce Acceleration, Kellogg

Guilherme Lebelson, VP of Global eCommerce, AB InBev (ZX Ventures)

Tim Laseter, Managing Director in Advisory, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory LLC (Interviewer)

Track 6:

Disruptive Technologies and Pioneering Brands

Track Room 6

Startups Revolutionizing the Retail Industry: New Consumer Experiences

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Oliver Tan, Co-Founder & CEO, ViSenze

Trevor Sumner, CEO, Perch Interactive

Yuni Sameshima, Co-Founder & CEO, Chicory

Fang Cheng, Co-Founder & CEO, Linc Global

Carl Hazeley, Head of Content, Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Session 4:4:30pm - 5:10pm

Track 1

Brands Selling on Marketplaces

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Bob Kupbens, VP, B2C Selling & Global Trust, eBay

Harvey Bierman, VP eCommerce Technology & Operations, Crocs

Carolyn Littlefield, Head of eCommerce, North America, Anheuser-Busch

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

Track 2

Omnichannel and Seamless Customer Experiences

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Rafeh Masood, Chief Digital Officer, BJ's Wholesale Club

Eric Messerschmidt, SVP Strategic Marketing, CRM, and Loyalty, Ulta Beauty

Allison Peterson, President, Ecommerce, Best Buy

Brendan Witcher, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research (Interviewer)

Track 3

The Real Estate Perspective: Locations and Experiences That Attract Shoppers

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Melinda Holland, SVP of Business Development, GGP

David Zoba, Global Retail Leasing Board Chairman, JLL

David Ruddick, EVP of Leasing, Westfield Corporation

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 4

The Rise of the Niche Brand

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Joey Zwillinger, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Allbirds

Paul Berberian, CEO, Sphero

Alexandre Douzet, Co-Founder & CEO, Ollie (Ollie Pets Inc)

Eric Liaw, General Partner, IVP (Interviewer)

Track 5

New Ecommerce Startups

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Rafael Ilishayev, Co-Founder & CEO, goPuff

Tina Sharkey, Co-Founder & CEO, Brandless

Xander Oxman, Co-Founder & CEO, Winc

Patricia Nakache, General Partner, Trinity Ventures (Interviewer)

Track 6

Startups Revolutionizing the Retail Industry: Business Intelligence

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Joaquin Villalba, Co-Founder & CEO, Nextail

Cathy Han, CEO, 42 Technologies

May Habib, Co-Founder & CEO, Qordoba

Gina Ashe, CEO, ThirdChannel, Inc.

Carl Hazeley, Head of Content, Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Session 5:5:15pm - 5:55pm

Track 1

Innovation from Israel: Startups Driving the Next Generation of Ecommerce

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Tomer Tagrin, Co-Founder & CEO, Yotpo

Pini Yakuel, Founder & CEO, Optimove

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

Daniel Cohen, General Partner, Viola Ventures (Moderator)

Track 2

AR, VR and Advances in Product Visualization

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Brian Kavanagh, Senior Director, Retail Evolution, The Hershey Company

Mike Festa, Director, Wayfair Next, Wayfair

Adrienne McCallister, Director of Global AR/VR Partnerships, Google

Brian Lange, Host, FutureCommerce (Interviewer)

Track 3

The Retailer Perspective: Adapting to Changing Consumer Preferences

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Billy May, CEO, Sur La Table

Ken Worzel, President, Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom

Carrie Ask, EVP & President, Global Retail, Levi Strauss & Co.

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

Track 4

The Growth of Private Label

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Molly Langenstein, General Business Manager, Ready To Wear, Macy's, Inc.

Jan Wilmking, SVP Private Labels, Zalando SE, Zalando

Tim Zawislack, Head of Ecommerce, Delta Galil, USA

Laura Heller, Editor, Retail Dive (Moderator)

Track 5

Next Generation Loyalty

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Markus Pfruender, Global Director Data, CRM, Data-Driven Marketing, METRO AG

Tarang Sethia, Senior Director CRM & Loyalty, 7-Eleven

Cheryl Williams, Chief Information Officer, Wakefern Food Corp

Ken Fenyo, Head of Consumer Markets, Fuel By McKinsey, McKinsey & Company (Moderator)

Track 6

Startups Revolutionizing the Retail Industry: Operational Excellence

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Elram Goren, Co-Founder & CEO, CommonSense Robotics

Ashwini Asokan, Founder & CEO, Vue.ai (A Mad Street Den Brand)

Christian Floerkemeier, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & VP of Product, Scandit Inc

Heath Wells, Co-Founder & CEO, NuORDER

Sonal Gandhi, VP, Content Strategy, Shoptalk (Emcee)

5:45pm - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Reception
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Techtalks
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Retailers & Brands Dinner

Tuesday — March 20, 2018

7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
7:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
8:00am - 9:00am
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
8:00am - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Hours
Session 1:9:00am - 9:40am

Track 1:

Shifting Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

Track Room 1

The Next Generation of Search: AI, Visual and More

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Matthew Zeiler, Founder & CEO, Clarifai

Amir Konigsberg, Co-Founder & CEO, Twiggle

Nicolas Dessaigne, CEO, Algolia

Janie Yu, Partner, Fung Capital (Interviewer)

Track 2:

The Evolution of the Retail Store

Track Room 2

Physical Retail Concepts from Digitally Native Brands

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Ben Fischman, Founder & CEO, M.Gemi

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

Jen Rubio, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Away

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

Track 3:

Marketing Strategies and Technologies

Track Room 3

Experiential Marketing

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Shan-Lyn Ma, Founder & CEO, Zola

Rudi Anggono, Head of Creative + New Experiences, Google Zoo, Google

Steve Miller, SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, JOANN Stores

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

Track 4:

Innovation in China

Track Room 4

Overview of Retail and Ecommerce Innovation in China

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Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Deborah Weinswig, Founder & CEO, Coresight Research

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

Track 5:

Grocerytalk: Adapting to Shifting Consumer Demands

Track Room 5

Track Keynote: Executive Perspectives on Catering to the New Consumer

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Gina Boswell, President, Customer Development, Unilever

Narayan Iyengar, SVP Digital Marketing/eCommerce, Albertsons Companies

Marc de Speville, Founder & Principal, Strategic Food Retail (Interviewer)

Session 2:9:45am - 10:25am

Track 1

Track Keynote: Leaders at Global Brands on the Future of Ecommerce

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Marc Rosen, EVP & President of Global Ecommerce, Levi Strauss & Co.

Jason Del Rey, Senior Editor, Recode (Interviewer)


Charlie Cole, Chief Ecommerce Officer, Samsonite

Sarah Nassauer, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal (Interviewer)

Track 2

Agency Perspectives on New Store Design

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Vicki Eickelberger, SVP & Managing Director, Big Red Rooster – a JLL company

Lewis Allen, Director of Environments, Portland Design

Matt Judge, Chief Communications Officer/Executive Principal, Eight Inc.

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

Track 3

The C-Suite on the Future of Marketing

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Aaron Sanandres, Co-Founder & CEO, UNTUCKit

JuE Wong, Global CEO, Moroccanoil

Milton Pappas, Chief Marketing Officer, Hudson's Bay Company

Cathy Halligan, Board Director, Ulta Beauty (Moderator)

Track 4

Retail and Ecommerce Innovation in China: Spotlight on Alibaba

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Souheil Badran, President, Alipay North America, Alipay/Ant Financial

Lee McCabe, VP & GM, North America, Alibaba

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

Track 5

Innovations in Stores and Supply Chain: Blockchain, IoT and Beyond

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Frank Yiannas, VP, Food Safety & Health, Walmart

Annette Franke, VP Customer Experience Network/ Sunrise Commercialization, The Kroger Co.

Paul Lightfoot, CEO, BrightFarms

10:30am - 10:50amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 1
10:50am - 11:10amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 2

Eric Broussard, VP of International Marketplaces and Retail, Amazon

11:10am - 11:30amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 3

Joshua Schulman, CEO & President, Coach

Courtney Reagan, Retail Reporter, CNBC (Interviewer)

11:30am - 1:30pm
Lunch
12:40pm - 1:40pm
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
1:45pm - 2:05pmGeneral Session Room
Interview:

Alon Cohen, President & Co-Founder, Houzz

Alfred Lin, Partner, Sequoia Capital (Interviewer)

2:05pm - 2:25pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 5

Daniel Alegre, President, Retail & Shopping, Google

2:25pm - 2:45pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 6

Seth Goldman, Executive Chairman, Beyond Meat & Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus, Honest Tea, Beyond Meat and Honest Tea

2:45pm - 3:45pm
Techtalks
2:45pm - 3:45pm
Break
Session 3:3:45pm - 4:25pm

Track 1:

Shifting Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

Track Room 1

Track Keynote: Building a Billion-Dollar Ecommerce Company

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Larry Cheng, Managing Partner, Volition Capital


Adam Goldenberg, Co-CEO, TechStyle Fashion Group


Kelly Stickel, Founder & CEO, Remodista (Emcee)

Track 2:

The Evolution of the Retail Store

Track Room 2

Technologies Optimizing the Store Experience

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Martin Wild, Chief Innovation Officer, MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group

Gerben van der Lugt, Head of Indoor Location Services, Philips Lighting

Joe Jensen, VP, Internet of Things Group & GM, Retail Solutions Division, Intel Corporation

Pano Anthos, Managing Partner, XRC Labs (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Marketing Strategies and Technologies

Track Room 3

Track Keynote: Creating a Global Digital Brand

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Martin Barthel, Global Head of eCommerce & Retail Strategy, Facebook

Track 4:

Advances in Payments and Checkout

Track Room 4

Track Keynote: Global Perspectives on Payments

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Pieter van der Does, Co-Founder & CEO, Adyen

Laura Stevens, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal (Interviewer)


Patrick Gauthier, VP, Amazon Pay, Amazon

Track 5:

Innovations in Delivery, Pickup and Logistics

Track Room 5

Innovations in Next- and Same-Day Delivery

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Nilam Ganenthiran, Chief Business Officer, Instacart

Thomas Parkinson, Co-Founder, Peapod

John Tabis, Founder & CEO, The Bouqs Company

Jenny Lefcourt, General Partner, Freestyle Capital (Interviewer)

Session 4:4:30pm - 5:10pm

Track 1

VC Perspectives on Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

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Alfred Lin, Partner, Sequoia Capital

Kent Bennett, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Aileen Lee, Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Jeremy Liew, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Linda Gridley, Partner-Digital Media, AGC Partners (Moderator)

Track 2

Changing Store Counts, Formats and Footprints

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Shea Jensen, SVP of Customer Experience, Nordstrom

Ross Bailey, Founder & CEO, Appear Here

Bridget Dolan, SVP, Omni Experiences & Innovation, Sephora

Stacey Widlitz, President, SW Retail Advisors (Moderator)

Track 3

AI in Marketing: Predictive and Beyond

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Guido Campello, CEO – Creative Director, Cosabella

Vikram Sharma, Director & Head of Product - Advertising, Merchandising and Marketing, Flipkart

Amber Stepper, VP, Brand Marketing, Evenflo

Hilary Milnes, Senior Reporter, Glossy (Interviewer)

Track 4

Track Keynote: Next Generation Checkout

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Zilin Chen, Founder & CEO, BingoBox

Jamie Iannone, CEO, SamsClub.com & EVP of Membership and Technology, Sam's Club

Priya Anand, Reporter, The Information (Interviewer)

Track 5

Track Keynote: New Pickup Options

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Mark Ibbotson, EVP, Central Operations, Walmart US, Walmart Inc.

Sonal Gandhi, VP, Content Strategy, Shoptalk (Emcee)



Innovations in the Warehouse: Robotics, AI and Beyond

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Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics

Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, FLEXE

Sonal Gandhi, VP, Content Strategy, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Session 5:5:15pm - 5:55pm

Track 1

Advances in Personalization: AI and Beyond

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Tom Pinckney, Senior Director, Buyer Experience, Applied Research, eBay

Chris Morton, Co-Founder & CEO, Lyst

Eric Caballero, VP/GM, Marketing & Operations, The Walt Disney Company

Brian K. Walker, Managing DIrector, Commerce Strategy, Accenture Interactive (Interviewer)

Track 2

The Evolving Store Workforce

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Charles Brown, President, The Source

John Thrailkill, EVP of Technology & Business Development, The Container Store

Dacona Smith, SVP, West Division, Walmart US Store Operations, Walmart Inc.

Cathy Hotka, Principal, Cathy Hotka & Associates (Interviewer)

Track 3

Building Engaged Communities

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Edward Griffith, Founder, LoveCrafts

Mara McCune, VP, Brand, e.l.f. Beauty

Jennifer Foyle, Global Brand President - Aerie, Aerie/American Eagle Outfitters

Greg Bettinelli, Partner, Upfront Ventures (Interviewer)

Track 4

Track Keynote: Next Generation Checkout, Payments and the Store of the Future

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Sandrine Deveaux, Managing Director for Farfetch Store of the Future, Farfetch



Startups Transforming Retail Checkout

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Jordan Fisher, Co-Founder & CEO, Standard Cognition

Mustafa Khanwala, Co-Founder & CEO, MishiPay

Dan Rosen, Founder & General Partner, Commerce Ventures (Interviewer)

Track 5

Track Keynote: Cutting-Edge Logistics and Delivery Innovation

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Dr. Hui Cheng, Head of JD-X Silicon Valley Research Center, JD.com


Jason Johnson, Co-Founder & CEO, August Home

Daphne Carmeli, Founder & CEO, Deliv

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Reception
6:00pm - 9:00pm
An Evening With Code Commerce*
*invite only
8:00pm - 10:30pm
Shoptalk Party sponsored by Google Featuring Wyclef Jean

Wednesday — March 21, 2018

7:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
8:00am - 9:00am
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
9:00am - 9:15amGeneral Session Room
Closing Remarks
9:15am - 9:35amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 1

Jan Pedersen, Chief Scientist, AI, eBay

Scott Cutler, SVP, Americas, eBay

9:35am - 9:55amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 2

David Jaffe, Chairman & CEO, Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

9:55am - 10:15amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 3

Chieh Huang, CEO, Boxed

10:15am - 10:20am
Break
Session 1:10:20am - 11:00am

Track 1:

Deep Dive: Leading the Digital Transformation

Track Room 1

Organizing for the Future of Retail

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Noam Paransky, SVP of Digital, Gap Inc.

Sergio Caredda, Senior Director, HR Business Partner DTC EMEA, VF International

Heidi Zak, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, ThirdLove

Matt Truman, Co-Founder & CEO, True. (Moderator)

Track 2:

Deep Dive: Innovations in the Supply Chain

Track Room 2

Track Keynote: Startups Transforming Supply Chain and Logistics

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Ryan Peterson, Founder & CEO, Flexport

Tobin Moore, Co-Founder & CEO, Optoro

Sonal Gandhi, VP, Content Strategy, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 3:

Deep Dive: AI in Retail

Track Room 3

Track Keynote: Understanding the AI Revolution

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Babak Hodjat, Co-Founder & CEO, Sentient

Arun Sundararajan, Professor of Business & Author, "The Sharing Economy", Stern School of Business at New York University

Krystina Gustafson, Content Director, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 4:

Deep Dive: New Market Opportunities

Track Room 4

Meeting the Demands of Today's Health and Wellness-Conscious Consumer

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Dan Smith, General Manager, ASICS Digital

Michael Wystrach, Co-Founder & CEO, Freshly

Nick Vlahos, CEO, The Honest Company

Eurie Kim, General Partner, Forerunner Ventures (Moderator)

Session 2:11:05am - 11:45am

Track 1

Hiring and Attracting Digital Talent

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Richard Ambler, Head of Business Development, JLP Ventures, John Lewis Partnership

Jose Nino, VP of E-Commerce, Marketing, Perry Ellis International

Kathy Vrabeck, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry

Lockie Andrews, Managing Director & CEO, Catalyst Consulting (Interviewer)

Track 2

New Transportation Technologies

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Dan Lewis, Co- Founder & CEO, Convoy

Carl W. Asmus, SVP E-Commerce, President & CEO FedEx Cross Border, FedEx Express, FedEx Cross Border

Allan Martinson, Chief Operating Officer, Starship Technologies

Priya Anand, Reporter, The Information (Interviewer)

Track 3

Top AI Use Cases in Retail: Understanding the Opportunity for Your Business

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Frank V. Scorpiniti, CEO, Earth Fare

Tracy DiNunzio, Founder & CEO, Tradesy

Ashvin Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO, Tophatter

Maha Ibrahim, General Partner, Canaan (Interviewer)

Track 4

Reaching Shoppers Across International Borders

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Pooja Sethi, VP & GM, International & Outlet, Old Navy

Pouya Boland, Co-Founder & CEO, Chiquelle

Matt Guffey, VP of Global Industry Segments, UPS

Carl Hazeley, Head of Content, Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk (Moderator)

Session 3:11:50am - 12:30pm

Track 1

Culture and Leadership

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Nadia Boujarwah, Co-Founder & CEO, Dia&Co

Dave Finnegan, Customer Experience Officer, The Orvis Company

Shanna Tellerman, Founder & CEO, Modsy

Lauren Freedman, SVP Digital Strategy & Chief Merchant, Astound Commerce (Moderator)

Track 2

Politics and the Future of "Made in America"

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Sam Bernards, CEO, Purple Innovation, Inc.

Robert D'Loren, Chairman & CEO, Xcel Brands

Kate Richard, SVP of Brand & Creative, ALEX AND ANI

Edward Hertzman, Founder, President, Sourcing Journal (Moderator)

Track 3

How AI Will Impact the Retail Organization and Workforce

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Lisa Bougie, GM, Stitch Fix Women, Stitch Fix

Sahal Laher, Chief Digital Officer & Chief Information Officer, DXL Group

George Babu, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Kindred

Bernardine Wu, CEO, FitForCommerce (Moderator)

Track 4

Creating Brands for New Generations: Reaching Gen Z and Millennials

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Ryan Babenzien, Founder & CEO, Greats

Daniel Landver, CEO, Digital Brand Products

Julie Gerola, VP & GM for Digital Marketing & Operations, Marvel Entertainment

Steph Wissink, Managing Director, Jefferies (Moderator)

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Lunch