February 19 - 22, 2019
JW Marriott, Palm Springs, CA
Greg Revelle is responsible for Kohl’s marketing organization, including the overall marketing strategy, brand and creative, media and personalization, loyalty efforts, customer insights and analytics, corporate communications and philanthropic efforts. Revelle leads the company's focus on driving customer engagement through data-driven personalization, leadership in loyalty, accelerating customer traffic and continuing to build the Kohl's brand.
Revelle joined Kohl’s in 2017. Prior to Kohl’s, Revelle served in a number of executive leadership roles, including Chief Marketing Officer at Best Buy. Previously, Revelle was Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of eCommerce at AutoNation and Vice President of World Online Marketing at Expedia. Revelle has also served as an investment banker at Credit Suisse.
Revelle currently serves on the board of Cars.com. He earned an A.B. from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Anthony serves as President of thredUP and is responsible for marketplace supply and demand growth. He directs the primary activities of Growth Marketing, Product, Ads Engineering, Growth Analytics, Site Merchandising, Brand and Communications. thredUP is a pioneer in bringing the $30 billion fashion resale industry online.
Before thredUP, Anthony spent seven years on the leadership team of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, leading its investment program and product innovation teams in North America. As Managing Partner, he led the creation of multiple Virgin businesses, including Virgin Money, Virgin Voyages and Virgin Hotels. Anthony founded the Virgin Hotels Group and served as its CEO from 2009-2012. Virgin Hotel Chicago, the Group's flagship, was recently named #1 Hotel in the USA by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards.
Chief Digital Officer, LVMH Perfumes and Cosmetics
When Valerie isn’t paddling her outrigger canoe on the nearest body of water, she is busy accelerating digital growth across 14 diverse brands. As the Chief Digital Officer for LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics, she is bringing digital excellence across all areas of communications, ecommerce and e-retail.
Valerie has deep roots in digital innovation and strategy. She spent 8 years as the EVP of Digital for Benefit Cosmetics, building a global digital program for the brand that included communication, messaging and selling channels.
Her expertise and experience in digital goes beyond Beauty. Valerie spent 16 years owning and managing a broad range of digital agencies—from web development in the earliest days of the Internet to advising startups to developing media and search programs. She has extensive experience in user experience design and next-gen digital development.
Valerie is passionate about women and tech and was the co-founder of SF WoW, a nonprofit dedicated to helping women thrive in the technology sector. She also curated and wrote What’s New and What’s Cool for Netscape.com, the original homepage of the Internet. Valerie’s passion for technology is only slightly outmatched by her boundless curiosity about the power of digital.
TechStyle Fashion Group
Shawn Gold is Corporate Marketing Officer for TechStyle Fashion Group, an industry leading platform to build global, membership driven fashion brands. TechStyle brands include Fabletics with Kate Hudson, SavageXFenty with Rihanna, JustFab, ShoeDazzle and FabKids. Before TechStyle he was head of entertainment brand partnerships at Wattpad.com, the world’s largest storytelling platform for the written word, and one of the fastest growing mobile content sites in the world. Previously he oversaw sales, marketing and content development as CMO of Inside Studios, a video and mobile app company creating shows with over 1 billion views on YouTube and MSN. Until 2007, he was CMO, head of marketing & content for MySpace. At MySpace Gold spearheaded the development and implementation of marketing initiatives and campaigns for MySpace during its growth from 25 to 110 million users worldwide. Prior to MySpace he was a partner and the founding publisher of Weblogs, Inc., a network of popular blogs that included Engadget, Joystiq and Autoblog, now part of AOL. As head of communications planning for Rare Medium, Shawn helped launch digital communications strategies for brands at P&G, General Mills, Nestle, Mattel and other international brand marketing companies.
Head of Growth
Mike Duboe is Head of Growth at Stitch Fix. His org at Stitch Fix covers all performance marketing channels, including Paid Social, SEM, SEO, Display, TV, Radio/Podcast, Direct Mail, Performance Partnerships, and Mobile App Growth. Prior to Stitch Fix, Mike ran growth at Tilt - a social payments platform that was acquired by Airbnb, and began his career as a consultant at Bain & Company. He also serves as a growth advisor to a number of consumer startups. Mike has his BS/MS in Industrial Engineering from University of Michigan, and an MBA from Stanford.
Marketing Director- Retail
Kiran Mani is the Managing Director for Google’s Retail Sector, based out of Mountain View, CA. He is responsible for Google’s revenue and sales engagements in the retail space across multiple sectors - automotive, healthcare, sports goods, footwear, fashion, grocery and furniture. He is also an active investor and advisor to startups focused on the technology, emerging markets and non-profit space.
Kiran is a qualified chartered accountant & a chartered financial analyst. Prior to Google, he founded “Fosbury Flop” – A start-up that consulted on impact and innovation by connecting the dots between consumer psychology and communication technology. Prior to that, he has served as the Director of Marketing at Microsoft India and VP of Hardware Marketing for IBM Asia Pacific, based out of Singapore.
CEO & Co-Founder
Taran Ghatrora is co-founder and CEO of Blume, a digitally native, direct-to-consumer company focused on education and self care products for Gen Z girls. She is a 500 startups fellow and G20 youth delegate for Canada. Her passion for health and advocacy broadened in law school when she researched gender equality due to lack of access to period products.
COO & Co-Founder
Bunny Ghatrora is co-founder and COO of Blume, an online, direct-to-consumer education company focused on products in the personal care space. She's driven by her own experiences navigating PCOS and is committed to improving the experience for girls as they transition into womanhood. Bunny was recently named Canada's Top Student Entrepreneur of the year.
Co-Founder & COO
Erik Fialho is an innovative ecommerce entrepreneur. He has successfully managed every facet of ecommerce operations from fulfillment and logistics, to customer service, marketing, design, and technology. He has worked with both Fortune 500 companies and small start-ups where his primary focus has been to increase efficiencies and build customer loyalty. As Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at LeftLane Sports, Erik is focused on building world-class customer experiences. As a result, Erik has propelled LeftLane Sports into one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the U.S. with over 14 million members.
Erik attended Santa Clara University and the London School of Economics where he earned degrees in Economics and Management. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Santa Clara University and was ranked #1 in the Leavey School of Business. Erik was the youngest recipient ever of the prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” award presented by the Pacific Coast Business Times for his achievements in business and support to the community. He is a frequent guest speaker at university classes and industry forums, and he has been frequently interviewed as an authority in ecommerce. When he's not in the office, Erik can be found hiking local peaks, running and cycling with friends, or skiing his favorite slopes in Lake Tahoe.
Chief Digital Marketing Officer
Peter is the Chief Marketing Officer/Chief Digital Marketing Officer of and Head of Public Relations for SHOP.COM & its parent company, Market America. SHOP.COM is a leading ecommerce site -- Ranked #65 on the 2018 Internet Retailer Top 1000 & Top 500 Lists, Ranked #39 in the 2016 “Social Media 500” & Ranked the 18th “Fastest Growing Mobile Commerce Retailer” in 2015 by Internet Retailer. SHOP.COM sells over 60 million products throughout the world (servicing over 195 countries/markets/territories), including all proprietary Market America brands & products.
Through Market America’s entrepreneurial business model – including the revolutionary Shopping Annuity (which converts consumers’ existing spending into earning), SHOP.COM is well-positioned as a leader in ecommerce/mcommerce & is changing the way people shop. SHOP.COM’s partners include Nike, Target, Macy's, Toys R Us, Old Navy, HSN, Walmart, Sears, The Home Depot, Best Buy, JC Penney, Kmart, Ace Hardware, Advance Auto Parts, Aeropostale, Alamo Rent-A-Car, American Eagle Outfitters, Angie's List, Ann Taylor, Anne Klein, Anthropologie, Apple Store, AT&T, AutoZone, Neiman Marcus & Nordstrom.
CEO & Co-Founder
the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bombas. Prior to the launch in
2013, David dedicated two years to rigorous product testing and refinement to
create the best performing and most comfortable socks available, while staying
true to their mission of helping those in need. Under David's leadership,
Bombas has grown incredibly, expanding into additional product categories and
making an impact on the greater community with the brand's give-back business
model. David holds a BA from
Babson College with majors in Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship.
Previously, he led business development as one of the founding employees at
UrbanDaddy followed by joining the new media acquisitions and strategy team at
Yucaipa Companies. As a true serial entrepreneur, David has founded three
companies, with one successful exit, and has invested and consulted on a range
of start-up businesses from concept, through launch and continued growth. David
has been featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, NBC TODAY Show, ABC Good Morning
America, CBS This Morning, Bloomberg TV and in The New York Times
SVP, Chief Brand & Customer Experience Officer
The Vitamin Shoppe
Over her career as a brand storyteller and experience transformer, Susan's strategic rigour and creative power has helped leading brands and retailers develop new and deeper customer relationships. Bringing lengthy agency consultancy experience coupled with corporate executive leadership, Susan is adept at driving strategically rooted, action-oriented change through matrix organizations - integrating digital and analog experiences with a distinct voice in the spirit of brand momentum and business growth.
In her role as Chief Brand & Customer Experience Officer with The Vitamin Shoppe, a leading health and wellness omni-channel retailer, Susan leads brand marketing and brand voice, both internally with a team of more than 800 Health Enthusiasts, and externally with our customers.
Kevin Saliba was named Senior Vice President of Marketing for zulily in January 2017. In this role, Kevin leads a 100+ team responsible for redefining the next generation of shopping that transforms the customer experience by driving innovation and defying convention to bring together the best in commerce, content, and media & entertainment. Kevin oversees marketing divisions including Lifecycle & Customer Experience, Customer Acquisition, Marketing Analytics, Brand Marketing and Creative.
Since stepping into the head of marketing role, Kevin has successfully driven the largest annual increase of active customers since 2014, led strategic partnerships built to foster loyalty such as the launch of the first-ever zulily branded credit card and has devised impactful revenue streams with the launch and growth of native advertising & integrated marketing campaigns for large national brands.
General Manager Retail & VP of Sales
Rich Sargente joined BARK, the 21st century brand for dogs and their people, in March 2016 as Vice President of Sales and General Manager of BARK's retail business. As GM of Retail, Sargente oversees the company's growing retail partner network of unique e-commerce destinations and brick-and-mortar retailers. In August 2017, BARK began selling customized toy and treat collections in 1,800+ Target stores nationwide.
SVP, Marketing and eCommerce
Angela Hsu oversees the marketing and eCommerce business, leading a 35-person team including marketing, site strategy, PR and brand, creative services (design/content/video), innovation, marketplace and merchandising analytics with P&L responsibilities. She reports to the founder/CEO.
Angela holds an MBA from USC and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from UC Irvine.
VP, Transportation & International Business
Qurate Retail Group
As zulily’s Vice President, Qurate Outbound Transportation & zulily International Business, Vipin is responsible for driving innovation and efficiencies for a $14 billion-dollar retail network’s transportation and supply chain package across Qurate Retail Group. Vipin specifically is responsible for the transportation of all of our Qurate customer parcel shipments in the U.S. and cross border shipments into and out of the U.S. Additionally, Vipin leads the zulily International team to drive profitable growth in new and existing markets, while continuing to expand Qurate’s agile test-and-learn approach to international markets shipping millions of units worldwide, across 19 distribution centers in partnership with 24,000 brands..
Prior to zulily, Vipin was Director of Fulfillment and Logistics at Dell Technologies and was responsible for large scale transportation programs and supply chain network design, with expertise in designing and managing a network that moves high volume freight from Asia, North America and EMEA across the globe. He was also responsible for rationalizing network footprint and fulfillment models in North America, LatAM, Asia and Europe, and launching reverse logistics 3rd party service providers in the US, Canada and Europe.
When not at zulily, Vipin is an avid hiker, enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and absorbing new cultures
VP of CRM, Engagement
Born and raised in Boston, Jim Connolly has spent 2 decades in online marketing space. With an educational background in Econometrics and International Economics, spent 13 years at Vistaprint, growing their retention email channel from $0 to $10,000,000 per quarter over 6 years, and working with the Marketing Automation Team to co-invent 2 US Patented marketing technologies.
Jasmine recently joined Walmart eCommerce to head up Marketing for one of its digitally native brand acquisitions, Hayneedle.com, a specialty home-furnishing site with a curated point of view. She brings extensive and broad experience in consumer Internet media and commerce space, having worked in consumer package goods, luxury, and hospitality industries with brands including Oil of Olay/P&G, LVMH, Yahoo!, BabyCenter, and Hotwire/Expedia. Her background has enabled her to be adept at creating strategy and marketing framework for small companies and large companies, and she keeps her finger on innovation and new ideas with her work as advisors to incubators and start-ups.
Fossil Group, Inc
Chad Cornstubble serves as Fossil Group’s Vice President of Global eCommerce and has been with the company since January 2015. Currently, he oversees the operations of Fossil.com, Skagen.com, Watchstation.com, Michele.com and Misfit.com from the company's Global headquarters in Richardson, Texas. He is responsible for UI/UX development, platform management, content creation/management, customer experience and overall P&L ownership for the eCommerce channel. Prior to Fossil, Chad has worked with many companies ranging from small scale start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, offering eCommerce services across an array of industries including manufacturing, distribution, retail and professional services. With an abundance of international experience, Chad has a strong understanding of various markets throughout North American, Europe and Asia.
VP, eCommerce, Marketing & Strategy
Global Brands Group
Global Brands Group Holding Limited (GBG) is one of the world’s leading branded apparel, footwear and fashion accessories company. It designs, develops, markets and sells products under a diverse array of owned and licensed brands and a wide range of product categories on a global scale Companies under their umbrella include Calvin Klein, Under Armour, Juicy Couture, Frye, Joe’s, Spyder, Cole Haan, Kenneth Cole, Jones New York. Olivia has full P&L responsibility for all digital marketing and E-commerce operations for GBG's West Coast Contemporary Brand Portfolio comprising of bebe.com, BCBG.com, BCBGeneration.com, & Juicycouture.com. She is leaning towards a Case Study
Senior Director of eCommerce Product & Technology
Javier Marimon is the Senior Director of Ecommerce Product & Technology at Hot Topic Inc., where he is responsible for driving the strategy and execution of customer centric experiences across all channels for all brands which includes Hot Topic, Box Lunch and Her Universe. Javier recently moved to LA for the Hot Topic gig from New York in January of 2018. Prior to joining Hot Topic, he was the Director of Product Management at Hudson’s Bay Company in their HBC Digital group running Omni-channel initiatives ,including BOPIS and Ship from Store.
Senior Director, Global Digital Innovation & New Products
Coty New York
Elodie Levy is Senior Director, Digital Innovation & New Products at COTY, and assumes responsibility for leading forward thinking projects across a portfolio of over 72 international brands such as Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Tiffany, Gucci, Covergirl, Bourjois, Rimmel. Her favorite areas of exploration include Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Smart Devices and Voice Services.
Prior to COTY Elodie worked 15 years for several large beauty companies across various geographies, such as L’Oreal and LVMH where she operated as Digital Lead for major global beauty brands across Europe and America. She has a track record of award-winning campaigns engaging audiences and driving category growth, and is a recognized thought-leader combining a unique blend of technology, data intelligence and beauty expertise.
Director, Digital Content Operations
Heather Blachowski is the Director of Digital Content & Operations for Kohl's. She oversees Omnichannel Digital Content Production, Offers Execution, and Site Operations. Heather joined Kohl's in 1999, and has also had experience in the Merchant Organization, with Digital Item Production, and with Pricing Operations. Heather's leadership philosophy is to support Kohl's Purpose & Values: To inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives through putting customers first, acting with integrity, building great teams, and driving results.
Director of Customer Experience
Lindsey is Director of Customer Experience at Winc, a direct-to-consumer winery and the world's first personalized wine club. She leads customer engagement and retention initiatives, as well as oversees customer service operations.
Prior to Winc, Lindsey worked at Goldman Sachs, building key relationships with large institutional investment consultants and selling Goldman's full suite of investment products.
Lindsey received her MBA from UCLA Anderson, where she focused on marketing and entrepreneurship. She did her undergraduate work at Harvard, where she graduated cum laude with a BA in English.
Director of Customer Experience
As Director of Customer Experience for TOMS, Stacy crafts experiences that connect customers to the One for One® movement. With 10+ years under her belt, Stacy has developed a knack for developing solutions that make an impact. More than anything, she is passionate about using data & technology to empower the next generation of problem-solvers. When she's not thinking about how to make life easier, you can find her playing in the sand, with her husband, daughter and dog Oggie.
Savage X Fenty/TechStyle
Originally from Utah, Tommy Lamb has been in the e-Commerce space for over a decade and happily based in LA. CRM strategy leader, specializing in cross-channel customer lifecycle programs with a focus on driving incremental LTV by leveraging innovative, and modern marketing strategies. Currently heading the CRM team at Savage X Fenty by Techstyle, expertise ranges from commercial real estate, high fashion, gifting, beauty, and now lingerie.
Senior Manager, Mobile
Josh Feldman is the Sr. Manager of Mobile at Guitar Center, where he launched the company's first mobile app on iOS and Android devices and more recently launched the Musician’s Friend mobile app. He's in charge of the company's mobile team, driving growth in traffic and revenue for all of Guitar Center's mobile properties in addition to fostering new technological initiatives. Prior to joining Guitar Center, Josh worked at SiriusXM as a Product Manager in the Streaming Services division where he oversaw the development and helped shape the future of the company's web player and mobile applications. He also previously worked with TuneWiki, where he helped execute and market the Lyric Legend iOS and Android applications, which reached the #3 Free Game and #5 Free Application in the iTunes App Store in November 2010. Mr. Feldman spent over five years at Universal Music Group, from 2004 to 2010, where he cultivated a partnership with Vevo that allowed for lyrics to be displayed in sync with the music videos. While at Universal, he was also part of the team that signed pop superstar Lady Gaga.
Robin Li is a vice president in GGV Capital’s Silicon Valley office. She focuses on investments in ecommerce and consumer internet. She’s a member of the board of directors for Lively and is actively involved with Boxed, Bustle, Function of Beauty, musical.ly, Ibotta, OfferUp, Poshmark, Xiaohongshu, and Yamibuy. Prior to GGV, Robin worked at Flextronics' Venture Arm covering hardware and technology investments and at Qiming's Beijing office. Before venture capital, she spent three years at Teach For America as a teacher and administrator. Robin holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MS from Hunter College in Education and Special Education, and a BA from Rutgers University in Art History and Economics.
Norwest Venture Partners
Lisa focuses on seed to late stage venture companies with an emphasis on consumer Internet, digital commerce and next-generation marketplaces. She has been involved with the firm’s investments in Jet (acquired by Walmart), Opendoor, Ritual and StellaService.
Before joining the Norwest team, Lisa worked in Amazon.com’s Worldwide Corporate Development team. Prior to Amazon, Lisa worked at Bessemer Venture Partners, where she focused on eCommerce, SaaS, consumer Internet, and healthcare IT companies. Earlier, Lisa founded BANZAI! Fresh, a small business providing high-quality, nutritious foods to schools and hospitals in Northern California. She was named by Silicon Valley Business Journal in it's "40 under 40" in 2017.
RBC Capital Markets
Mark S. Mahaney is a Managing Director covering the Internet sector at RBC Capital Markets. Mark has been ranked #1 in the Institutional Investor Poll for the Internet Sector (2008-2012). He has also been ranked #1 in the Greenwich Institutional Investor Poll for the Internet sector, as well as the #1 Earnings Estimator and the #1 Stock Picker in the Internet Retail segment by the Financial Times and StarMine. Mark has been covering Internet stocks since 1998. Prior to RBC, he worked on both the sell-side and the buy-side, including with American Technology Research, Morgan Stanley, and Citibank. Mark holds an MBA from Wharton Business School (1996), an MA from Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies (1990), and a BA from Amherst College (1987). Prior to Wall Street, Mark worked in management consulting with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Senate, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. In another life, Mark was the bassist for Monkey Funk. In this life, Mark is also an Assistant Basketball Coach.
Co-Founder & CEO
Ryan Urban is the Co-Founder and CEO at BounceX – the leader in behavioral marketing and the fastest growing software company in America. BounceX’s People-Based Marketing Cloud™ is the first new channel with scale in 10 years. By identifying anonymous high-intent visitors, marketers are able to open a new revenue channel outside Google and Facebook.
A veteran of the ecommerce space, Ryan was formerly Director of Acquisition at Bonobos and prior to that, Head of Ecommerce at Brickhouse Security. He has served on the advisory boards of both BabyAge.com and Bonobos. Ryan holds an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and spends most of his free time working on the behavior of his dog – Telemundo.