February 17 - 20, 2015
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SVP and GM
The Disney Store
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Chief Consumer Officer
Previously, Kahn served as President of iVillage, the largest online content community for women at NBCUniversal, where she reengineered the business, introduced new revenue/licensing models and transformed the organization’s DNA. Her team developed a powerful insight tool that allowed iVillage to tap into the passions and challenges of everyday women, and ignited the popular “Community Challenges” program to galvanize women around health, education, and finance issues. These initiatives captured national recognition including a deep partnership with the First Lady and the White House. Under Kahn’s leadership, iVillage became a stage for influencers and brands to engage with women around important life issues.
Prior to iVillage, Kahn was President, Global Digital Media for Readers Digest Association (RDA), Inc., where she oversaw allrecipes.com, executed a strategy for digital expansion, and developed a global licensing business.
Prior to that, Kahn spent 16 years at Time Inc., where she held a number of senior level positions in consumer marketing and business management.
She is a board member of Water.org, Edible Media, Shining Hope for Communities, Sing for Hope, and the Paley Center Women’s Advisory Council.
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Marketing Guru & E-Commerce Expert
Author and Wharton Professor
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President Direct to Consumer
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EVP & Chief Marketing Officer
• Joined Citibank immediately after, working in various capacities in Operations and Quality & Training for 4 years.
• Quit Citibank to join Nomorerack with the initial founding team in mid 2010. Initially started at Nomorerack in Operations and eventually moved over to Marketing.
• Handle all marketing (online and TV) for NoMoreRack, which was recently named top ecommerce digital marketer by Internet Retailer.
SVP Digital Commerce
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EVP & Chief Digital Officer
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Sur La Table
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SVP Revenue, Partnerships and Brand Acquisition
Rue La La
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SVP Customer Experience and Retention
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EVP Marketing Services
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EVP & Co-Founder
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Co-Founder & CMO
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VP Marketing, Ecommerce
BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC
VP of Marketing
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VP Digital Operations and eCommerce
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Vice President Enterprise Strategy
Jamil originally joined Target in 2011 as a member of the Target.com leadership team in the role of Director, Strategy & New Business Development. In 2012, Jamil was promoted to lead the omnichannel transformation across the enterprise as Senior Director, Multichannel Strategy. Previously, Jamil served as Director, Global Marketing, Strategy & Planning for The Walt Disney Company’s $14B portfolio of travel and leisure businesses. His responsibilities included long-range strategy, marketing, new business development, and partnership and alliance development for Disney’s businesses worldwide. He gained leadership experience in international markets such as China and France and with large-scale technology and guest experience transformations. Earlier in his career, Jamil led several consumer businesses as a brand manager for General Mills. He began his career as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, where he advised Fortune 100 clients on strategic and operational matters.
Jamil holds a BA magna cum laude from Harvard College in economics and computer science and an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was selected as a Baker Scholar. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Science Museum of Minnesota. Jamil also serves as an Advisory Board member for the Trust for the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Finally, he serves as an Advisory Board member for an early-stage data science and marketing analytics start-up. Jamil lives with his wife in Minneapolis.
The Sports Authority
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VP Digital Transformation and Acquisition
VP, eCommerce Technology & Operations
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VP Product & Engineering, eCommerce
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VP Analytics & Business Intelligence
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VP HP Shopping North America
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VP Digital Marketing
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VP CRM & Customer Insights
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VP Digital Commerce
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VP of Product Management
Rue La La
Prior to joining Rue La La, Molly was the Director of eCommerce product management at Smarter Travel Media, a TripAdvisor company. While with Smarter Travel Media, Molly led the development of SniqueAway, a flash-sale site in the travel space. Additionally, she launched Tingo, a hotel-booking website that monitors rates to ensure travelers pay the lowest possible room rate.
Before Smarter Travel Media, Molly was with Peterson’s, an educational publishing house, where she built products for high school and college students to help budget for and identify educational opportunities.
Molly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University.
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Director Digital Marketing
Established in 1993, INTERMIX is a multi-brand women's specialty retailer that offers a curated mix of emerging and established designers uniquely styled within its intimate boutiques and e-commerce property. Berman oversees digital marketing and acquisition, loyalty, CRM and analytics for intermixonline.com and 40+ stores across the U.S. and Canada.
Prior to INTERMIX, Berman was Director, eCustomer Acquisition at Rodale Inc. Berman also held senior positions at leading e-commerce companies, OpenSky.com and ideeli (now ideel and part of Groupon), before moving to publishing. Further, Berman is also an investor and advisor to multiple start-up companies including Bombas, Panna, Little Pim and BrightLot.
VP Omni-Channel and International eCommerce
BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC
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VP Global Digital Marketing
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VP, Marketing and Merchandising
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VP Customer Experience
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S.V.P. Marketing & E-Commerce
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The Honest Company
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Marketing Retention Manager
Silver Star Brands
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Manager of eCommerce, SEO
DICK’S Sporting Goods
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Co-Founder & CEO
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EVP Business Development
Head of Mobile
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Head of Mobile
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Sr. Director Ecommerce Marketing
Sr. Director Omni-channel Customer Experience, Lenscrafters
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Sr. Director of Marketing & Strategy
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Sr. Director, Head of Proflowers Marketing
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Senior Director of Merchandising
In her role, Nicole is responsible for the merchandising efforts for both apparel and non-apparel lines as well as our growing ModCloth private label assortment. She has a proven record of driving business results and she's brought that same A-game to ModCloth, one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies 2013.
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Sr. Director of SEO
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Director Global eCommerce
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Director eCommerce & Digital Strategy
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Digital Marketing Manager
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Director Product Management & Mobile GM
As the Director of Product Management and Mobile GM at Travelocity, Blake leads the business strategy and execution for Travelocity's mobile channel. This includes mobile apps, mobile responsive web, and all mobile marketing efforts (including handling the Roaming Gnome's cell phone bill, which is large).
Blake has been innovating in mobile commerce for over 10 years, including his time at start ups, like Handango where he was a product owner pioneering mobile application sales. During this time Blake launched a number of app stores for clients like: Sony Ericsson, Research in Motion, and Nokia.
Prior to his role at Travelocity, Blake was responsible for mobile product strategy and delivery at GameStop, where he focused on m-commerce and extending mobile experiences into GameStop's very successful retail locations for their millions of passionate gaming customers.
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Director of Marketing and Business Development
Beyond The Rack
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Director Consumer Engagement & Direct to Consumer
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Head of eCommerce
Silver Star Brands
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Director, Contact Management CRM & Analytics
Director of Marketing Ecommerce
Head of Demand Generation Marketing
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Director Product Management
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Senior Director of Marketing
Director eCommerce & Digital
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Director of Platform Solutions - eBusiness
Advance Auto Parts
Howard Blumenthal is currently Director of Platform Solutions for eBusiness at Advance Auto Parts. Howard joined Advance in April, 2009 as a founding member of the eBusiness team and within 6 months launched Advance's first B2C site and Customer Care center. Advance's first B2B site followed two months later. Today, the Platform Solutions team continues to drive the Omnichannel Roadmap for the organization, including the integration of mobile and social strategies into all areas of the organization. Prior to joining Advance, Howard held senior marketing and development roles at Shop.com, Pfaltzgraff Dinnerware, The Franklin Mint and the Danbury Mint.
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Director, Global Digital Marketing Manager
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Director Global Social & Mobile Marketing
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Director of SEM, Walmart Labs
Director Online Marketing, SEO
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Sr. Manager Global eCommerce UX
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Director Analytics & Insights
Wyndham Hotel Group
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Director User Experience
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Director Customer Experience Group
Yamaha Corporation of America
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North America eCommerce Optimization Lead
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Sr. Director Customer DB Marketing
At Beachbody, Bendee is responsible for lifecycle and directmarketing programs to its consumer database of fitness and supplement brandswhich include P90X®, INSANITY® and Shakeology®. She has championed bestpractices in the email channel, particularly around segmentation,personalization, testing and mobile/responsive design since joiningBeachbody. Previously she held digital and product marketingleadership roles at United Online (Juno/NetZero, Classmates, FTD) andMyCorporation.com, and brand management roles at Diamond/Emerald Nuts, Intuit(QuickBooks) and Kraft Nabisco/Mondalez (Chips Ahoy!). Bendee has an MBAfrom the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern) and BA in Communicationsfrom UCLA, and spends as much of her time as possible traveling outside of LA.
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Director Global Digital Marketing
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Director Digital Experience & Design
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Director eCommerce Operations
Vermont Teddy Bear
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Director eCommerce and Digital Marketing
Cole is both a strategic thinker and hands-on implementer intent on achieving results. She has a deep understanding of how to apply integrated marketing practices to meet financial, customer and brand objectives. She is genuinely enthusiastic about dialoging with customers, not just communicating to them. To that end, her marketing campaigns have won several awards including Web Design 1st Place from Graphic Design USA, Catalogue Design 1st Place from STEP Inside Design and Book Design 1st Place from HOW International Design.
Cole holds an MBA from Thunderbird (The American Graduate School of International Management) and BA from The American University of Paris.
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19 Years and running....I have been involved in Internet / e-commerce since the infancy of the Internet. My business has been mostly centered around furniture, but I have also been a part of other Internet based businesses and industries. I have great experience managing multiple brands and websites.
My latest adventure is with Industry leader Jerome's Furniture, one of the fastest growing furniture companies in the United States. In my role as Director of Ecommerce and digital, I will be applying my experience to create a great Omnichannel experience for our customers, in addition to directing the overall strategic vision for Jerome’s in regards to leveraging what the Internet has to offer the overall business.
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Director of Marketing
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Director Digital Retail – Mobile & Business Development
Jeff is currently an advisory board member and instructor for the University of Washington Mobile Strategy & Marketing certificate program. He is also a frequent industry speaker on topics including mobile, payments and digital strategy.
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Sr. Manager Product Management & User Experience
Senior Manager Personalization
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Prior to joining Azalea, Torres spent a a year and a half leading Social and Digital Strategy at REVOLVE. She started her online marketing career at HauteLook, a Nordstrom-owned private sale site where she spent four years building the Social Media team. In her spare time, she manages her blog, Pursuit of Shoes.
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Manager Marketing, Digital & Direct to Consumer
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Site Merchandising Manager
Courtney started working at Zappos.com in December of 2009. In her third year the Site Merchandising team was created and she was able to start doing so much more to respond to a vast and growing business. Through out her different positions with the Zappos.com organization she had many great mentors and learned an immense amount of knowledge about ecommerce. Shortly after leading Zappos.com she started working for the up and coming “need to know” brand NastyGal.com as the Site Merchandising manager. Some of her core responsibilities for maintaining the website are uploading new arrivals,managing the marketing messaging and calendar, visual merchandising our catalog, and creating curated shopping experiences and landing pages for all marketing campaigns, and communicating the big Merchandise messages out to all cross functional teams and ensuring we market the trends the way we envisioned.
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Senior Manager of Global Paid Search
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User Experience Manager Mobile
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Manager, Brand Content & Community Engagement
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Sr. Online Marketing Manager
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VP and Principal Analyst
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SEO & SEM
Organic Growth Hacker & SEO Expert
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Global Marketing Manager, Social Media
Jencey Keeton is Global Marketing Manager, Social Media for Fossil Group Inc., a brand that prides itself in more than 30 years of American vintage inspiration and has more than 400 global retail locations, 4,000 wholesale locations and 13,000 employees worldwide. She previously worked within Fossil’s Center of Excellence team, shaping the social media strategy for owned and licensed brands like Michele, Skagen, Michael Kors, Diesel and Watch Station. At Fossil, Jencey has overseen the successful global growth of the brand’s social footprint, engagement and paid, owned and earned social initiatives.
With almost 10 years of digital marketing strategy, creative and analytics experience, Jencey brings a wealth of knowledge in the use of digital and social media in the retail, agency and live entertainment industries. She hinges her strategy on data-driven results while still maintaining the ability to create emotional connections and brand advocates through consumer engagement.
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Mobile Marketing Manager
Former VP Marketing
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Senior Director Product Management
Senior Manager Online Product Management
The Home Depot
Nitin leads a team who manages the customer experience for Checkout and My Account for homedepot.com. Nitin and his team are focused on etching out initiatives and improvements to improve the KPI’s associated with the customer experience for these areas.
In 2010, Nitin earned an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. After his MBA, he spent 2 years working for the e commerce business at Sears. He completed his undergraduate degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Mumbai. Prior to joining business school, Nitin spent 2 years in developing software for Infosys Technologies in Pune, India.
Originally from Bombay, India – the home of Bollywood, he is passionate about watching movies and reading every piece of information about it on the internet. He loves to travel and has Australia on his list next.
Director of Product Management
The Home Depot
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Director eCommerce Marketing
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Global Mobile Marketing Manager
Operating Partner & VP User Experience and Design
Digital Fuel Capital
Senior Director eCommerce & Customer Experience
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VP Marketing and eCommerce
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Chief Marketing Officer
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Principal Digital Analyst
Edward is Principal - Digital Analytics at Nordstrom, an American upscale fashion retailer. Previously, he was Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics for North America at Travelocity. Edward has more than 25 years of marketing, finance, and analytics experience, with Macy’s, Citicorp, Bank of America, Mervyn’s, NBC Internet, Safeway, West Marine, Eddie Bauer, and Microsoft. Edward also was an Adjunct Professor of Marketing at the University of San Francisco, and a lecturer at U.C. Berkeley Extension. When away from work, Edward enjoys playing Gypsy jazz and swing jazz on his 1947 Gibson L-7 arch top guitar
Global Commerce Technology Capability Lead
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Director of Industry Strategy
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Head of Sales North America
Co-Founder & President
An industry veteran and expert in performance and digital marketing, Conlin works closely with the world’s largest B2C brands and direct marketers to develop large scale and profitable cost-per-action (CPA) advertising programs that move the needle for their businesses. His proven track record of building strategic partnerships, identifying category growth areas, and delivering results, have made him one of the industry’s foremost thought leaders.
Prior to founding Fluent, Conlin launched the US division of Clash Media, where he grew and developed a team of more than 30 employees across 2 offices and generated a multi-million dollar revenue stream for the company. Before Clash, he held senior sales roles at Coreg Media and Innovation Ads. Conlin graduated with a BS in Marketing from the Peter J. Tobin College of Business at Saint John’s University.
CEO & Founder
Founder & CEO
Senior User Experience Strategist
Frank’s background has been forged in humanizing interactive experience and user centered design approaches. His areas of expertise include: User Experience Architecture, Creative Direction, Social Media Design & Analysis,Integrated Strategy Development, Rich Internet Applications Prototyping, Project Coordination and Facilitator of Requirements Gathering.
VP Industry Relations
VP Global Commerce Practice
EVP Online Solutions
SVP Data Solutions
CEO & Co-Founder
SVP New Platform Marketing Transformation & Chief Digital Officer
GM Mobile Solutions
CEO & Founder
VP Performance Marketing and Analytics
Founder & CEO
Manish provides business and technology leadership to GoECart and its clients. He has guided GoECart to become one of the most admired ecommerce platform providers in the world. Manish is a recognized expert in his field and a sought after public speaker on topics ranging from ecommerce and online marketing to business leadership and entrepreneurship.
He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Bridgeport. He also holds multiple business process patents in collaborative commerce.
Manish is often quoted, interviewed and featured in leading publications including the New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Internet Retailer, Website Magazine, India New England, Hartford and Stamford Business Journals, Housatonic Community College, WGCH, WebMaster Radio, and many others.
VP In-Store & Mobile
Regional Vice President, New Business Development
Chief Product Officer
VP Digital Solutions
VP, Predictive Intelligence
As a founding member at CQuotient, Graeme helped to develop the company into a leading predictive intelligence platform, focusing on retail where the dominant use case is dynamically tailoring and personalizing the content of an email or website to each individual consumer’s tastes. Prior to joining CQuotient, Graeme spent four years at Allurent – a company that uses interactive rich media to power superior online shopping experiences. Over his tenure, his responsibilities grew from Vice President of Sales and Marketing to COO, to eventually CEO.
Prior to that, Graeme spent five years with ProfitLogic, a highly successful venture-backed company that developed analytic software applications for retailers. Graeme was an early employee with ProfitLogic and played a variety of key roles including Director of Product Management, Executive Customer Lead and VP of Professional Services. ProfitLogic was acquired by Oracle, where Graeme became Vice President of Services for Oracle Retail in the Americas region.
Graeme has also served as the Director of Digital Convergence at Borders, where he helped define the integrated store and Web strategy and built numerous capabilities to execute that strategy. He also spent several years with Monitor Company, a top-tier strategy consulting firm, advising Fortune 500 companies on their most critical strategic decisions.
Graeme received an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar and Ford Scholar), and a BA from Brown University (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa).
Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & CEO
In a previous life, I was into microprocessor design and simulation. I developed and integrated the first combined Graphics and Processor Memory Controller simulator at AMD to predict and analyze the performance impact of AMD's Fusion CPUs. My first rookie Master's publication when I was a student at Georgia Tech was awarded the Best Paper by the prestigious IBM's TJ Watson Research, and a subsequent publication was adopted by AMD in one of their CPUs even before I finished graduate school. In addition, I also worked on developing graphical frameworks for Simulink and MATLAB at The Mathworks in Boston.
Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
Director of Sales
Director Of Client Services
Born and raised in California, Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Santa Clara University and has been a guest speaker at his alma mater for the past 3 years. He is also certified in Google AdWords, Bing Ads, Kenshoo, Marin Software and DoubleClick Search.
Senior Vice President
Prior to Snipi, Andre was the President, CEO and Founder of Omeda Design + Technology, which offered design and web application services. From its origins in 2003, Omeda’s client roster grew to include Fortune 500 and similarly substantial entities such as IMAX Corporation, Boyd Gaming, and other private and public organizations.
While he was still in college, Andre recognized the growing interest in portable physician scheduling and billing solutions and, developed MediLync—a proprietary handheld patient scheduling and billing solution housed in PDAs. At the time, MediLync became one of the most widely used mobile solutions among small physician practices. The MediLync technology was acquired in 2004.
SVP Corporate Development
More recently, Tutelman has held roles at venture backed businesses LifeShield and WineAccess, where he helped lead strategic partnerships and paid acquisition marketing respectively. At Sidecar, Tutelman has helped to lead a restructuring of the sales team and process, which has led in part to Sidecar’s accelerated growth.
During her 25 year career, Susan has gained in-depth software experience spanning diverse roles including content marketing, product marketing, lead generation, event management, product management, engineering, quality assurance, implementation consulting, training, and sales support with organizations like newBrandAnalytics, webMethods, Software AG, Deloitte Consulting, and Checkfree. From this experience, Susan developed a maniacal focus on customer success and a passion for outside in thinking.
Global Product Marketing Director
Director Member Services
VP, Direct Response & Commerce Solutions
He has more than 15 years of experience developing advanced online advertising and ad tech solutions for large clients, including a variety of sales and product leadership roles with Rocket Fuel, Google, Akamai and SmartBrief.
At Rocket Fuel, Aaron's primary focus is to help large retailers and e-commerce clients to fully realize the value of their online advertising investments and drive clear performance improvements through consultative discussions focused on the real world application of attribution, incremental lift, and a variety of 1st/3rd party data integration options.
Sr. Director Client Success
VP Strategic Partnerships
As an accomplished senior technology executive, Monal has 12+ years of experience developing & executing comprehensive IT strategies and bringing competitive value to businesses. Monal has a proven track record of new product development from concept to market, growing revenues, increasing operational productivity and reducing costs. Monal has helped Fortune 500 clients engage customers and grow revenues by leveraging latest technologies in the field of Big Data and Machine Learning.
At Unbxd, Monal helps eCommerce companies solve their problems and create growth by providing new and better approaches to decision making. Monal holds a Masters degree in Engineering from University of Southern California.
Corporate and Business Development
Blue Triangle Technologies
VP Mobile Product
Chief Strategist of Commerce / Former CTO Motorcycle Superstore
Shah founded his current company, Jirafe, with the belief that merchants with an online channel needed insight into their businesses in a way that drove action. He set out to create an ecommerce solution that was easy-to-use out of the box, and provided insights and data without programmatic intervention. Jirafe is now used by more than 50,000 merchants - including Bliss, Nasty Gal, and GE Healthcare. Emerging brands such as Boll and Branch, Diamond Candles, Deborah Lippmann, and Bohemian Guitars also leverage Jirafe to help their brands grow.
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Segment Manager Commerce
Verizion Digital Media Services
Dan has played a large part in helping many online retailers to optimally deliver content locally, globally and at massive scale using CDN, DNS-based load balancing, PCI, SSL, mobile device enablement and more.
VP US Email Sales and Operations
Oracle Marketing Cloud
He was most recently VP Business Development and Marketing at social data SaaS provider, Cubeyou. Previously he was Chief Strategy Officer at Admonsters, a leader in strategic insights on the future of digital media and advertising technology. He has founded, grown and sold several Internet companies including B2B content network IndustryGamers, GameDaily.com, one of world’s largest video games sites and ad networks that was acquired by TimeWarner AOL in 2006. Previously, he founded Gigex, the leading download service for game and software demos and Internet content delivery leader VCast, Inc. He served as VP Business Development for B2B Internet consulting company, Reach Networks, that was part of a Nasdaq IPO. He was President at Worlds and Games LLC, a digital marketing consultancy focused on advertising, games, mobile, SaaS services.
He spent 6 years in Europe where he was Managing Director of Teleworld Sweden, a division of Philips Media, that operated voice response and interactive TV services with MTV. Mark’s first business introduced chocolate chip cookies to Sweden with its first chain of cookie stores.
Mark is a frequently invited speaker to leading marketing, business and technology conferences including AdTech, CES, Digital Hollywood, Digital Media Wire, Digiday, Enterpreneurs’ Organization, Game Developers Conference, E3, IMedia, Industry Insights Brand Summit, MobileBeat, OMMA, SIIA, VentureBeat.
President & COO
VP Analytics & Digital Strategy
Head of Customer Success and GM, Organic Search
VP Business Development
VP, GM of N.A. Large Enterprise Sales and Retail Solutions
PayPal North America
Robert joined PayPal from American Express, where, as vice president of global business development, he guided AmEx’s efforts to define new growth strategies and strengthen the company’s B2B business. Before American Express, he served as president of global business development for GE Corporate Payment Services. There he built the sales and account service organization and led a business unit that generated more than $11 billion in payment volume. His career in the payments industry stretches back to 1990, when he first joined Citigroup.
In his role as PayPal’s vice president, GM of N.A. large enterprise sales and retail solutions, Robert’s focus is on accelerating growth and expanding the company’s large enterprise merchant base across North America. He is driving the delivery of innovative omnichannel solutions and partnerships that create seamless experiences across online and offline retail.
Digital Personalization Manager
Founder & CEO
Product Manager Mobile
Prior to joining Staples, he worked in the telecom industry for several years, serving various roles focused on Sales, Corporate Account Management and Customer Experience Management. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Head of Strategic Consulting
Prior to Artbeads, Cortney led the team at Addicted To Rubber Stamps, another online craft retailer, from start-up phase through acquisition. Before diving into the world of Ecommerce, Cortney completed a Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry at Washington State University and still enjoys dabbling in science with her husband (a high-school Chemistry teacher) and her budding-scientist kids.
In addition to marketing, Sean is founder of the Canadian Expat Network (CEN). He co-authored the book, "The Goal That United Canada," and has been interviewed by over 30 media outlets including CBC News and Radio and Breakfast Television.
Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Scientist
Merkle | RKG
Prior to Merkle | RKG, George worked as Manager of Marketing Systems at Crutchfield Corporation. There, he worked on the channel attribution problem, helped develop Crutchfield’s early PPC bidding system, and had primary responsibility for Crutchfield’s list rental and alternative media programs. Outside of marketing, he served as ‘Analyst at Large’ for the company tackling challenging problems related to forecasting, operational efficiency and website analytics.
George is the principal author at Merkle | RKGBlog, one of the top marketing blogs in the world, and contributes a monthly paid search column for Search Engine Land. He speaks at industry conferences including Shop.org, Internet Retailer, SMX (East, West and Advanced), Etail, the DMA Annual show, ACCM and more. He writes and speaks for Internet Retailer, Marketing Profs and Market Motive, and guest lectures at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and Darden Graduate School of Business.
George holds degrees in physics and math from Macalester College and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Virginia.
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Digital Marketing Manager
Agile Product Manager
Before Autotrader, Mark had success leading change for major e-commerce brands including The Home Depot and Case-mate. He initiated the creation of Case-mate's mobile site, as well as co-managing their e-commerce expansion to Europe. He was integral in the selection and management of system integrator and (Magento) platform for the Case-mate EU sites.
Head of eCommerce and Digital, Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard
Sears Holding Corporation
Charis Márquez is the Director of E-Commerce and Digital for Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard brands at Sears Holdings Corporation. In this role, she leads a team of professionals in digital marketing, social media, ecommerce and user experience to support and drive revenue for the Brands. Prior to working with Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, Charis held various roles within Product Management and Digital Strategy, building and launching Sears' first foreign language website and Sears' first localized website. Charis has also has spearheaded hundreds of online and multi-channel capabilities for Sears.com and Kmart.com.
Founder & CEO
Bronto is a global company of over 240 people, headquartered in Durham, North Carolina with offices in New York, London and Sydney. Its marketing automation platform for commerce is a high-performance, full-service offering with scalable technology that integrates with key e-commerce platforms such as Demandware and Magento, among others.
Bronto is a nine-time Stevie Award finalist for Best Customer Service Department and a CODIE Finalist for Best Marketing Software in 2011 and 2012 and Best Marketing Automation Solution in 2014.
Director of Customer Insight & Optimization
Wyndham Hotel Group
Danielle is nominated for the 2015 eTail's Mobile Best-In-Class Award.
GM North America
Head of Enterprise Sales & Strategy
CTO & Co-Founder
VP CRM & Loyalty
Silver Star Brands
Kathy received her BS in Economics from Colorado State University and earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Kathy is a leader who brings a clear focus on business impact to her organization and offers a fresh perspective on what success looks like today.
Chief Product Officer
Stella & Dot
Director, Data Management & Integration
Sears Holding Corporation
Digital Marketing Manager
The North Face
Category Team Director, HP Shopping
Head of Partnerships
Director of Strategy, Planning, and Operations - HP Shopping
Director Business Development
Sears Holding Corporation
Chief Product Officer
Sr. Director Digital Marketing
Managing Director, North America