Veronika Sonsev is the Co-Founder of CommerceNext, a community, event series and conference for marketers at retail and direct-to-consumer brands. She also leads the retail practice for Chameleon Collective and is a contributor for Forbes. Having started and sold a startup, which worked with some of the largest retailers, Veronika has intimate knowledge of the challenges facing retail and ecommerce today. She is also an advocate for women in business and founded the global non-profit mBolden, which is now part of SheRunsit. 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 RETHINK Retail to name her 2022 Top Retail Influencer. Veronika holds a BA from American University and an MBA from the Wharton School.