2023 Ecommerce Growth Show Speaker Spotlight

👉 Register to attend the 2024 CommerceNext Growth Show on June 11-13 in NYC to learn from 150+ industry leaders about ecommerce and retail growth.

Get ready to learn from the brightest minds in the business at the 2023 Ecommerce Growth Show. Our impressive lineup of speakers includes thought leaders and innovators from cutting-edge startups to established retail giants. In this blog, we’ll highlight the speakers driving the future of ecommerce and what you can expect to learn from them.

 

Sree Sreedhararaj

Sree Sreedhararaj

Chief Technology Officer and Ambassador MACH Alliance, Sephora

At Sephora, Sree Sreedhararaj serves as the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for developing and implementing the company’s digital strategy across all channels, including e-commerce, mobile, and social media. He leads the development of several innovative digital initiatives, including the Sephora Beauty Insider program and the Sephora Virtual Artist mobile app that uses augmented reality technology to allow customers to try on makeup virtually. He has received several awards and accolades, including the Sephora Innovation Award and the Sephora Leadership Award for his contributions to the company. 

Sree will be speaking in the session “Is A Good Ecommerce Experience Good Enough? Navigating Customer Expectations and Leveraging Technology,” exploring  how businesses can improve their ecommerce experience and meet growing customer expectations through the latest digital technology and AI trends, while providing practical tips and strategies to optimize ecommerce operations with limited resources. 

Julie Roy

Julie Roy

CMO, Designer Brands

Julie Roy is an experienced marketing professional with over 15 years working in marketing strategy, campaign management and brand development. She has worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, education and technology. As the current CMO of Designer Brands, Julie is skilled in developing and implementing marketing campaigns that drive brand awareness and generate leads. In May 2018, Roy helped DSW introduce a new loyalty program which offered accelerated rewards, free shipping and returns, a three-tiered reward system, and improved digital integration. As a result, the company has experienced a 6% growth in year-over-year sales, marking the highest increase in seven years. She is passionate about delivering innovative solutions that meet customer needs and exceed business objectives.

Omer Iqbal

Omer Iqbal

Global Head of Digital Strategy & Architecture, Shiseido

Omar Iqbal is a seasoned marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. He currently works as the Global Head of Digital Strategy & Architecture at Shiseido, a leading global cosmetics company, that operates in 120 countries with a diverse range of popular brands. He has a proven track record of developing and implementing successful marketing strategies for both established and start-up companies. Omar is highly skilled in brand development, digital marketing and customer acquisition, and has a deep understanding of consumer behavior and market trends. He is also experienced in managing cross-functional teams and fostering strong relationships with clients and stakeholders. 

Julie and Omer will be joining us  at the Ecommerce Growth Show for the session “Next Generation Retention: Can You Ever Set it and Forget It?” They’ll focus on the latest research on customer retention, including journey mapping and measuring customer service impact, as well as insights into innovative approaches to keep customers engaged and coming back for more in challenging economic times.

 

alex FahertyAlex Faherty

Founder & CEO, Faherty Brand

Alex Faherty is the co-founder and CEO of Faherty Brand, a sustainable and ethical clothing company that focuses on creating high-quality products with minimal impact on the environment. With a background in finance and a passion for design and sustainability, Alex started the company with his brother in 2013 and has since grown it into a successful brand with a loyal following. Through his leadership, Faherty Brand has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, and Alex has been featured in numerous publications for his work in the industry.

Alex will be featured in a session titled “Finding Growth Opportunities Amid Uncertain Times” to explain how, despite the challenging economic climate, the company has managed to develop a dedicated customer following, grow its retail footprint and establish a sustainable business model.

 

Angela HsuAngela Hsu

CMO, Overstock

Angela Hsu is an experienced marketing executive with a track record of success in developing and executing innovative marketing strategies. Angela is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Overstock, where she leads the company’s global marketing and product development efforts. She is passionate about driving growth through customer-focused marketing initiatives and leveraging data and analytics to optimize business performance.

 

Doug Jensen

Doug Jensen

SVP Go-to-Market (GTM) Analytics & Activation and Learning Center of Excellence (COE), The Estée Lauder Companies

Doug Jensen is an experienced marketing professional with over two decades of experience in the industry. He has worked with a variety of major brands and is skilled in digital marketing, brand strategy and ecommerce. He currently works at The Estée Lauder Companies and demonstrates his strong grasp of technical components in statistical models and an ability to comprehend client requirements. Doug is also an accomplished public speaker and has presented at various industry events.

Michelle Peterson

Michelle Peterson

CMO, Kendra Scott

Michelle Peterson is an accomplished marketing executive with over 20 years of experience leading successful global marketing programs. As the Chief Marketing Officer at Kendra Scott, she has built high-performing teams and developed innovative strategies that drive business growth. Michelle is known for her ability to create authentic and engaging brand experiences that resonate with customers and drive revenue. She is a thought leader in the industry and frequently speaks on topics such as digital transformation, customer experience, and brand strategy.

 

Angela, Doug, and Michelle are all speakers in “Shifting Marketing Mix in Response to Measurement & Targeting Challenges.” This session will discuss how brands are adapting their marketing strategies in response to evolving privacy laws and the use of data, and provide insights into best practices for customer acquisition and retention.

 

Savannah Sachs

Savannah Sachs

CEO, TULA Skincare

Savannah Sachs is the CEO of TULA Skincare, a wellness and beauty brand that creates products using probiotic technology to nourish and balance skin. Under her leadership, TULA Skincare gained a loyal following and expanded its product line to include not only skincare but also supplements and wellness products. Savannah has been recognized for her contributions to the beauty industry, and her insights into entrepreneurship and brand building have been featured in publications such as Forbes and Business Insider.

She will be speaking in the “VIP Leadership Breakfast: Navigating the Path to Success” which partners with the Women in Retail Leadership Circle to feature successful women in retail sharing their experiences, strategies and guidance on overcoming hurdles. They’ll provide attendees with practical tips and insights to continue their journey towards success while networking with other women in leadership positions.

 

The 2023 Ecommerce Growth Show is the must-attend conference of the year for anyone looking to stay ahead of the curve in the world of ecommerce. With an impressive lineup of thought leaders and innovators from startups to established retail giants, attendees will have the unique opportunity to learn from the brightest minds in the business. From the changing landscape of advertising to the latest developments in customer acquisition and retention, the speakers will provide insights, strategies and practical tips for success. Join us at the Ecommerce Growth Show to network with like-minded professionals and gain valuable knowledge that will help you take your career to the next level.