Veronika Sonsev is a retail industry consultant, speaker and connector. She leads the retail practice for Chameleon Collective and is one of the co-founders of the CommerceNext summit. Veronika is also a contributor for Forbes, writing about how to grow retail and ecommerce in the age of Amazon. Having started and sold a startup, which worked with some of the largest retailers, Veronika has an intimate knowledge of the challenges facing retail and e-commerce today. She's also an advocate for women in business and founded the global non-profit mBolden (formerly Women in Wireless). Veronika has spoken at dozens of retail conferences, contributed to a number of publications and has been interviewed by NPR, WSJ, and TechCrunch. Her success as an entrepreneur combined with her support for women in digital has led Fast Company to include her in its League of Extraordinary Women and TechWeek to name her as one of the Top 100 digital leaders in New York. Veronika holds a BA from American University and an MBA from the Wharton School.