eTail Palm Springs 2020

February 24 - 27, 2020

JW Marriott, Palm Springs, CA

Maghan McDowell, Innovation Editor at Vogue Business

Maghan McDowell


Innovation Editor
Vogue Business

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Maghan.

Download The Latest Agenda

Day 3: Meet & Collaborate: Build Your Digital Future

Thursday, February 27th, 2020


8:30 AM Keynote Fireside Chat: Haute Looks And Hot Tech: What’s Ahead For Rent The Runway

Josh Builder is the Chief Technology Officer & Head Of Product at Rent the Runway, a tech and logistics company that is disrupting the $2.4 trillion fashion industry by introducing clothing rentals as a utility in women’s everyday lives. As a tech-first “retailer,” Josh oversees all aspects of the company’s technology strategy, including Product Management, Engineering, Data Science, and Retail Systems, translating business growth into workable technology solutions that scale both technically and operationally.

Join Josh as he presents Rent the Runway’s technology strategy by:

  • Translating business growth into workable technology and product innovations that scale both technically and operationally
  • The constant assessment of Product Management, Engineering, Data Science, Logistics, and Retail Systems
  • What key data and insights from customers were imperative in the evolution of the business
  • What is next for the booming sharing economy, as RTR remains the pioneer and leader for rental and subscription models

9:35 AM Keynote Panel Discussion: Leaders In Retail Tech And What’s Next

Tech giants will join each other on stage to talk about their visions for the future and the trends and technology that are revolutionizing consumer shopping behavior. These dynamic panelists will discuss:

  • What market leading platforms see next for the future of the industry
  • Determining how their platforms will be transformative 
  • Deep diving into digital transformation in the retail industry – and where they fit in 
  • Focusing on helping retailers work smarter to achieve their goals