Agenda

“The Industry’s Best Agenda!”

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Click here to learn more about how our 2019 agenda will address the critical challenges and greatest opportunities in retail with new Core Curriculum Courses.

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Tuesday — March 5, 2019

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

Track 1:

Next Generation Retail Experiences: Ecommerce and Stores

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

VC Perspectives on Innovation in Retail

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Rebecca Kaden, Partner, Union Square Ventures

Aileen Lee, Founder & Managing Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Nicole Quinn, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

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

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: Omnichannel

Track Room 2

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Startups Merging Digital and Physical Experiences

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Amy Errett, Founder & CEO, Madison Reed

Amy Shecter, CEO, Glamsquad

Fokke de Jong, CEO, Suitsupply

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

Track 3:

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

Track Room 3

Case Studies in Measuring Marketing Effectiveness

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Stefanie Jay, VP & GM, Walmart Media Group, Walmart

Markus Pfruender, Global Director Data, CRM, Data-Driven Marketing, METRONOM

Jane Lu, CEO, Showpo

Track 4:

Logistics and Supply Chain: Optimizing Operations

Track Room 4

Building a Sustainable Business

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

Stuart Landesberg, Co-Founder & CEO, Grove Collaborative

Track 5:

Technologies Transforming Retail: Robotics and Automation

Track Room 5

Warehouses and Fulfillment

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

Max Pedró, Co-Founder & President, Takeoff Technologies

Carl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics

Samay Kohli, Co-Founder & CEO, GreyOrange

Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics

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

Track 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Track Keynote: New Retail Experiences

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Neela Montgomery, CEO, Crate and Barrel

Jocelyn Wong, Chief Marketing Officer, Lowe's

Track 2

Core Curriculum Courses

Working with Startups to Transform the Business

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Oisin Hanrahan, Founder & CEO, Handy

Guilherme Lebelson, Global VP of eCommerce, AB InBev / ZX Ventures

Efraim Grinberg, Chairman & CEO, Movado Group

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

Track 3

Case Studies in Discovery Through New Search Platforms

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Amy Vener, Vertical Strategy Lead, Retail, Pinterest

Martin Baumgartel, Head of Site Search, Verizon Wireless

Track 4

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Next Generation Supply Chains

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Roman Kirsch, Founder & CEO, Lesara

Robert D'Loren, Chairman & CEO, Xcel Brands

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

Track 5

In-Store Automation

John Lert, Founder & CEO, Alert Innovation

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

Michael Gabay, Co-Founder & CEO, Trigo Vision

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

Track 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Track Keynote: Delighting Customers through Personal Interactions

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Dave Kimbell, Chief Merchandising & Marketing Officer, Ulta Beauty

Mike Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Stitch Fix

Track 2

Core Curriculum Courses

Next Generation Omnichannel Businesses

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Rafeh Masood, Chief Digital Officer, BJ's Wholesale

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

RJ Cilley, SVP & Chief Digital Officer, HBC

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

Track 3

Case Studies in the Next Generation of Personalized Marketing

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Drew Green, CEO, INDOCHINO

Guido Campello, CEO – Creative Director, Cosabella

Rishi Garg, Partner, Mayfield (Interviewer)

Track 4

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The Intelligent Store

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

Kevin McKenzie, EVP, Chief Digital Officer, Macerich

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

Track 5

Transportation and Delivery

Bala Ganesh, VP, Advanced Technology Group, UPS

10:40am - 11:40am
Networking Break
10:50am - 11:55am
Hosted Meetings Program (Prescheduled Only)
11:00am - 1:30pm
Lunch
12:35pm - 12:55pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

Marvin Ellison, President & CEO, Lowe's

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

12:55pm - 1:15pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

Ben Silbermann, Co-Founder & CEO, Pinterest

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

Daniel Alegre, President, Retail & Shopping, Google

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

Track 1:

Technologies Transforming Shopping

Track Room 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Engaging Customers through Next Generation Mobile Experiences

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Pouya Boland, Co-Founder & CEO, Chiquelle

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

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

Jeff Richards, Managing Partner, GGV Capital (Interviewer)

Track 2:

The New Retail Organization: Omnichannel

Track Room 2

Track Keynote: Innovative Digital Experiences

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Allison Peterson, President of Ecommerce, Best Buy

Track 3:

Marketing and Today's New Consumer: Understanding Shoppers

Track Room 3

Beyond Social Listening: Collaborating with Customers

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

Tina Sharkey, Co-Founder & CEO, Brandless

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

Track 4:

Logistics and Supply Chain: Advances in the Last-Mile

Track Room 4

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The Future of Delivery

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Dave Ferguson, Co-Founder, Nuro.ai

Track 5:

Technologies Transforming Retail: In-Store

Track Room 5

Operations and Intelligence

Atif Siddiqi, Founder & CEO, Branch Messenger

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

Track 1

Core Curriculum Courses

Emerging Shopping Experiences: Checkout, Voice and More

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

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

Track 2

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Creating a Single View of the Customer

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Charlie Cole, Chief Ecommerce Officer, Samsonite

Steve Miller, SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, JOANN Stores

Jim Hilt, EVP, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Express

Track 3

Reaching the Health- and Wellness-Conscious Consumer

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Moiz Ali, Founder & CEO, Native

Eric Kinariwala, Founder & CEO, Capsule

Michele McNamara, VP, eCommerce, Chobani

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

Track 4

Next Generation Fulfillment

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

Chris Bell, Head of Supply Chain, Wayfair

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

Track 5

Customer Engagement

Ali Asaria, Founder & CEO, Tulip

Healey Cypher, CEO, Zivelo

Beck Besecker, Co-Founder & CEO, Marxent

Rodney Williams, Co-Founder & CEO, LISNR

4:30pm - 4:50pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

David Isbitski, Chief Evangelist, Alexa and Echo, Amazon

Nithya Thadani, CEO, RAIN (Interviewer)

4:50pm - 5:10pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote

Victor Luis, CEO, Tapestry

5:10pm - 6:30pm
Networking Break & Reception
5:20pm - 6:25pm
Hosted Meetings Program (Prescheduled Only)
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Shoptalk Shophop
7:30pm - 10:00pm
Poolside Reception & Dinner (co-sponsored by FedEx and Google)