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

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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

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, Managing Director, Fung Global Retail & Technology


Judges

Sonya Brown, General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

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

Track 5:

Grocerytalk: Overview

Track Room 5

Insights into Shopper Behavior in the Grocery Industry

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

Lynne Gillis, Principal, Information Resources Inc.

Laurie Rains, Group VP, Retail Commercial Strategy, Nielsen

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

Track 1

Retailer-Startup Relationships

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Kevin Lavelle, Founder & CEO, Mizzen + Main

Maggie Winter, Co-Founder & CEO, AYR

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

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

Track 2

Interactive Q&A with Professors from The Wharton School

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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

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 Graell Sole, Global Director, Online Sales, Mango

Wijnand Jongen, CEO, thuiswinkel.org (Interviewer)

Track 4

To Be Announced

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

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

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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

Track 3

Track Keynote: Industry Perspectives on Global Retail

Ulric Jerome, CEO, MATCHESFASHION.COM

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

Track 4

To Be Announced

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, Kroger

Diana Leza Sheehan, Director - Retail 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

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk

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

Jeff Gennette, CEO, Macy's

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

Eric Colson, Chief Algorithms Officer, Stitch Fix

Janice Wang, CEO, Alvanon (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Research and Market Insights

Track Room 3

Retail Insights from Market Research Firms

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

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

Ian Jindal, CEO RetailX & Co-Founder InternetRetailing, RetailX and InternetRetailing

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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Lauren Jupiter, Co- Founder & Managing Partner, AccelFoods

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

Andrew Ive, Managing Director, Food-X / SOSV

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

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

Track 1

Voice-Activated Commerce

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Peter Cahill, Founder & CEO, Voysis

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

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

Larry Bohn, Managing Director, General Catalyst (Interviewer)

Track 2

AI and Merchandising

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

Dan Park, CEO, BuildDirect

Barry Litwin, CEO, Adorama

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

Lindsay Drucker Mann, Apparel & Accessories Analyst, Goldman Sachs

Track 4

Delighting Customers Through Personal Interactions

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Billy May, CEO, Sur La Table

Helen Vaid, Chief Customer Officer, Pizza Hut

Mary Beth Laughton, EVP, Omni-Retail, Sephora

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

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 Drori, Founder & CEO, Daily Harvest

Patrick Herning, Co-Founder & CEO, 11 Honoré

Urska Srsen, Co-Founder & CCO, Bellabeat

Jonathan Spier, CEO, Plae

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

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

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

Joris Beckers, Founder, Picnic

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 Business Models

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Christine Hunsicker, CEO, Gwynnie Bee

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

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

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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Oskar Kaszubski, VP of eCommerce Acceleration, Kellogg

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

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

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

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 Amazon Relationship, US, 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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Paul Berberian, CEO, Sphero

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

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

Eric Liaw, General Partner, IVP (Interviewer)

Track 5

New Ecommerce Startups

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Xander Oxman, Co-Founder & CEO, Winc

Tina Sharkey, Co-Founder & CEO, Brandless

Rafael Ilishayev, Co-Founder & CEO, goPuff

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

Dan Benjamin, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, eRated

Gina Ashe, CEO, ThirdChannel, Inc.

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

Smadar Landau, Founder & CEO, feelter

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

Greg Jones, Director, Google AR/VR, Google

Brian Lange, Host, FutureCommerce (Interviewer)

Track 3

The Retailer Perspective: Adapting to Changing Consumer Preferences

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Steven Goldsmith, CEO, Brookstone

Ken Worzel, President, Nordstrom.com, Nordstrom

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

Jan Rogers Kniffen, CEO, J Rogers Kniffen World Wide (Interviewer)

Track 4

The Growth of Private Label

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

Tim Zawislack, Head of Ecommerce, Delta Galil, USA

Jan Wilmking, SVP Private Brands, Zalando

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

Ken Fenyo, Head of Consumer Markets, McKinsey Fast Growth Tech, 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, VP Product, CTO & Co-Founder, Scandit Inc

Heath Wells, Co-Founder & CEO, NuORDER

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

Steve Miller, VP, Marketing & Business Development, 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, Managing Director, Fung Global Retail & Technology

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.

Charlie Cole, Chief Ecommerce Officer, Samsonite

Track 2

Agency Perspectives on New Store Design

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Carla Cammilla Hjort, Director, SPACE10

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

Lewis Allen, Director of Environments, Portland Design

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

Cathy Halligan, Board Director, Ulta Beauty (Moderator)

Track 4

Spotlight on Retail and Ecommerce Innovation in China

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

Lee McCabe, VP & GM, North America, Alibaba

Track 5

Using Data to Drive Food Safety and Supply Chain Transparency

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Frank Yiannas, VP, Food Safety & Health, Walmart

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

11:30am - 1:30pm
Lunch
12:40pm - 1:40pm
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
1:45pm - 2:05pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote 4
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

(A) Track Keynote: Building a Billion-Dollar Ecommerce Company

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Alon Cohen, President & Co-Founder, Houzz

Alfred Lin, Partner, Sequoia Capital (Interviewer)



(B) Track Keynote: Building a Billion-Dollar Ecommerce Company

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Adam Goldenberg, Co-CEO, TechStyle Fashion Group

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

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

Ajit Sivadasan, VP/GM Global eCommerce, Lenovo

Track 4:

Advances in Payments and Checkout

Track Room 4

Track Keynote: Global Perspectives on Payments

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

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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Damien Bon, CEO, Stuart

Nilam Ganenthiran, Chief Business Officer, Instacart

Thomas Parkinson, Co-Founder, Peapod

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 (Interviewer)

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

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

Bryon Colby, SVP, Digital Commerce, Cornerstone Brands

Richard Hearn, Global Chief Revenue Officer, Watson Customer Engagement, IBM Watson

Hilary Milnes, Senior Reporter, Glossy (Moderator)

Track 4

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: New Pickup Options

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



Innovations in the Warehouse: Robotics, AI and Beyond

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Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics

Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, FLEXE

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

Track 1

AI and Real-Time Personalization

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

Chris Morton, Co-Founder & CEO, Lyst

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

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 Stores, 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

Next Generation Checkout

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

Track 5

Track Keynote: Cutting-Edge Logistics and Delivery Innovation from Around the Globe

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

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

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

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

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", New York University

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

Allan Martinson, Chief Operating Officer, Starship Technologies

Dan Lewis, Co- Founder & CEO, Convoy

Priya Anand, Reporter, The Information (Interviewer)

Track 3

Top 10 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

Nikki Baird, Managing Partner, RSR Research (Moderator)

Track 4

Reaching Shoppers Across International Borders

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Pouya Boland, Co-Founder & CEO, Chiquelle

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

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

Track 2

Politics and the Future of "Made in America"

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Robert D'Loren, Chairman & CEO, Xcel Brands

Michael Traub, CEO, Serta Simmons Bedding

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

Track 4

Creating Brands for New Generations

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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