Agenda

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Wednesday — March 6, 2019

7:00am - 11:00am
Registration & Badge Pickup
7:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am - 9:15am
Closing Remarks
9:15am - 9:35amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 1
9:35am - 9:55amGeneral Session Room

Mark Rabkin, VP Ads & Business Platform, Facebook

9:55am - 10:15amGeneral Session Room
Keynote 3
10:15am – 10:20am
Break
Session 1:10:20am - 11:20am

Track 1:

Workshop: New Market Opportunities

Track Room 1

Selling Globally: Cross-Border and Localized Offerings

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Harvey Bierman, VP Ecommerce Technology & Operations, Crocs

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

Noah Gelbart, EVP, Global, CAA-GBG

Kent Allen, Co-Founder, GELF (Interviewer)

Track 2:

Workshop: The Evolving Digital Organization

Track Room 2

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

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Jerome Griffith, CEO, Lands' End

Micky Onvural, CEO, Bonobos

Track 3:

Workshop: The Future of Retail Technology

Track Room 3

AR and VR in Retail

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Tom Philipson, Co-Founder & Managing Director, YourStudio

Shanna Tellerman, Founder & CEO, Modsy

Track 4:

Workshop: New Customer Experiences

Track Room 4

Creating the Next Generation Store

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Matt Alexander, Co-Founder & CEO, Neighborhood Goods

Melissa Gonzalez, Founder & CEO, The Lionesque Group

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

Session 2:11:25am - 12:25pm

Track 1

Meeting the Demands of Millennials and Gen Z

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

Lisa Wu, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners (Moderator)

Track 2

Omnichannel and the Seamless Physical and Digital Organization

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Eileen Rodgers Meade, VP eCommerce & Customer Service, Dick's Sporting Goods

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

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

Track 3

Top AI Use Cases in Retail

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Track 4

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

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Chris Fitzpatrick, VP Business Analytics and Strategy, Vineyard Vines

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