Speakers

Speakers & Advisors

  • Amy Africa

    Advisor

    CEO Eight By Eight

    Andrea Zaretsky

    Advisor

    CMO E*TRADE

    Angela Hsu

    Angela Hsu

    Advisor

    SVP, Marketing & eCommerce Lamps Plus

    Anurag Kadyan

    Advisor

    VP, Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Tourneau

  • Barkha Saxena

    Barkha Saxena

    Advisor/Speaker

    Chief Data Officer Poshmark

    Bree Casart

    Bree Casart

    Advisor

    Senior Director, Global Marketplace Development Nike

    Cally Everett

    Advisor

    Head of Marketing & Growth Primary.com

    Carrie Ask

    Carrie Ask

    Virtual Speaker

    Chief Customer Officer Tailored Brands

  • Charlie Cole

    Charlie Cole

    Advisor/Virtual Speaker

    CEO FTD

    craig

    Craig Elbert

    Advisor

    Cofounder & CEO Care/of

    danielle boeglin

    Danielle Boeglin

    speaker

    Vice President of Data & Analytics TechStyle Fashion Group

    daren hull

    Daren Hull

    Virtual Speaker

    Chief Customer Officer Vera Bradley

  • Dave Cost

    Advisor

    VP, Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Rainbow

    Elyse Burack

    Advisor

    Head of DTC Marketing Capsule

    emily boschwitz

    Emily Boschwitz

    Virtual Speaker

    VP of Marketing Hims/Hers

    Emily Culp

    Emily Culp

    Advisor

    CEO CoverFX

  • Emily Hickey

    Emily Hickey

    Advisor

    Founder Chief Detective Growth Consulting

    Gail Tifford

    Virtual Speaker

    Chief Brand Officer WW

    Geoff Sanders

    Geoffrey Sanders

    Advisor

    Senior Vice President, Growth Casper

    helena price hambrecht

    Helena Price Hambrecht

    Virtual Speaker

    Founder Haus

  • Jason John

    Advisor

    Chief Marketing Officer Publishers Clearing House

    Jason Nickel

    Jason Nickel

    Advisor

    SVP, Marketing & E-commerce Kjaer Weis

    jay sung

    Jay Sung

    speaker

    Operating Partner Brentwood Associates

    joe megibow

    Joe Megibow

    Advisor/Virtual Speaker

    CEO Purple

  • Jon Mandell

    Advisor

    SVP, Membership Marketing & Global E-Commerce WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined)

    Laura Joukovski, Chief Media Officer, TechStyle Fashion Group COURTESY OF TECHSTYLE

    Laura Joukovski

    Virtual Speaker

    President, Global Fashion Brands TechStyle Fashion Group

    Leslie Emmons Burthey

    Advisor/Speaker

    VP of Marketing FabFitFun

    Lev Peker

    Advisor

    CEO US Autoparts

  • Liesel Walsh

    Liesel Walsh

    Advisor

    VP, CRM, Loyalty and Insights Party City

    Malena Higuera

    Advisor

    General Manager Dermablend Professional Global & U.S. L'Oréal

    melissa barnes

    Melissa Barnes

    speaker

    CMO Trade Coffee

    melissa grillo

    Melissa Grillo Aruz

    Advisor

    Head of Talent & Business Development Forerunner

  • Mike Lackman

    Michael Lackman

    Advisor

    CEO Trade Coffee

    Naomi Jacobs

    Naomi Jacobs

    Advisor

    Director, Social Strategy Qurate Retail Group (QVC, HSN)

    nate checketts

    Nate Checketts

    Virtual Speaker

    CEO Rhone

    peter jakus

    Peter Jakus

    Advisor

    VP of Industry & Market Insights Exponea

  • Qun Wei

    Advisor

    Head Of Data Analytics & Data Operations Bond

    rebecca traverzo

    Rebecca Traverzo

    speaker

    VP of Marketing ThirdLove

    saleel sathe

    Saleel Sathe

    speaker

    Vice President, Performance Marketing Walmart

    Scott Ableman

    Advisor

    SVP Marketing GTT

  • shan lyn ma

    Shan-Lyn Ma

    speaker

    CEO Zola

    Shawn Schwegman

    Advisor

    Co-Founder & CSO DemandJump

    Shawna Hausman

    Advisor

    CMO FSA Store

    sucharita kodali

    Sucharita Kodali

    Virtual Speaker

    Vice President and Principal Analyst Forrester

  • sunil kaki

    Sunil Kaki

    Advisor/Speaker

    EVP, Marketing Beachbody

    Vijay Talwar

    Advisor

    CEO of EMEA Foot Locker

    Web Smith

    Advisor/Speaker

    Founder 2 PM

Amy Africa
CEO Eight By Eight
Andrea Zaretsky
CMO E*TRADE

Andrea Zaretsky is SVP, Client Engagement, at Sephora, where she leads Loyalty and CRM. Prior to Sephora, Andrea spent the majority of her career at American Express, most recently leading Customer Marketing for the US Card Business.

Angela Hsu
Angela Hsu
SVP, Marketing & eCommerce Lamps Plus
Anurag Kadyan
VP, Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Tourneau
Barkha Saxena
Barkha Saxena
Chief Data Officer Poshmark

SESSION:

Marketing Attribution In Support Of A Full-funnel Strategy

Barkha Saxena is the Chief Data Officer at Poshmark, a leading social commerce platform, where she built the data team from the ground up and leads all data science, data tools and machine learning (ML) initiatives across the business.

Barkha has over 15 years of experience leading large teams to build and sell machine learning products across multiple industries. Barkha is a thought leader, frequently speaking and writing about data, retail and women in leadership.

Bree Casart
Bree Casart
Senior Director, Global Marketplace Development Nike
Cally Everett
Head of Marketing & Growth Primary.com
Carrie Ask
Carrie Ask
Chief Customer Officer Tailored Brands
Charlie Cole
Charlie Cole
CEO FTD

Career digital guy with experiences across big and small companies alike. Over 4 billion dollars in exits now leading a 110 year old brand looking to grow up digitally.

craig
Craig Elbert
Cofounder & CEO Care/of
danielle boeglin
Danielle Boeglin
Vice President of Data & Analytics TechStyle Fashion Group

SESSION:

Marketing Attribution In Support Of A Full-funnel Strategy

daren hull
Daren Hull
Chief Customer Officer Vera Bradley
Dave Cost
VP, Ecommerce & Digital Marketing Rainbow
Elyse Burack
Head of DTC Marketing Capsule
emily boschwitz
Emily Boschwitz
VP of Marketing Hims/Hers
Emily Culp
Emily Culp
CEO CoverFX

Emily Culp joined Cover FX as President in 2018. In her new role, Culp has established the vision and strategic plan for the complexion expert brand that is vegan + cruelty free. In particular, she has developed the global product architecture, as well as evolved the brand positioning in the marketplace to be differentiated, ownable and globally consistent. Additionally, Culp has implemented new sales and education processes and created a new company culture based on transparency, direct communication, accountability, embracing an entrepreneurial spirit and placing an emphasis on consumers at the heart of every decision.

Before joining Cover FX, Culp was most recently the Global Chief Marketing Officer at Keds, where she was responsible for driving the strategic development and creative execution of Keds’ global marketing initiatives including retail development, omni-channel marketing, eCommerce, PR and content. Throughout the last decade, Culp has had a vast career as an innovative omni-channel marketer with various agency experience at Ogilvy, Arnold and Digitas, as well as client-side leadership roles at some of the world's leading consumer brands including Rebecca Minkoff, Unilever and Clinique. Culp is a board member at Mizzen + Main (an L Catterton Company) and an advisor at WIRL, Gilman Hill Asset Management and the Thirty Percent Coalition. She frequently lectures at Columbia University (where she holds her MBA) and The Stern School for Business (NYU), and has spoken at numerous industry events, such as Shop.org, NRF, Google Retail Summit, and SXSW. She holds a BA from Wake Forest University, and lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children.
Emily Hickey
Emily Hickey
Founder Chief Detective Growth Consulting

Emily Hickey is the Founder of Chief Detective, a boutique growth marketing agency that focuses on creating step-function changes for businesses using Facebook & Instagram. Emily also runs TheFam.online, a masterminds and networking group for growth marketers. Previously, she served on the executive teams of Lolly Wolly Doodle, HotJobs.com, and PhotoShelter. Emily is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and UNC-Chapel Hill.

Gail Tifford
Chief Brand Officer WW
Geoff Sanders
Geoffrey Sanders
Senior Vice President, Growth Casper

Geoff leads the team responsible for customer acquisition and retention efforts spanning all paid media, onsite conversion, and CRM strategy and execution. Geoff also manages the North America eCommerce P&L.

Geoff is a member of CommerceNext’s Advisory Board, General Assembly’s Marketing Standards Board, and on the board of his condominium.

helena price hambrecht
Helena Price Hambrecht
Founder Haus
Jason John
Chief Marketing Officer Publishers Clearing House
Jason Nickel
Jason Nickel
SVP, Marketing & E-commerce Kjaer Weis

Jason Nickel is a consultant and former VP of Marketing and Creative for GREATS, a Brooklyn based sneaker start-up. He was previously #DoingThings at Outdoor Voices and Amazon.

jay sung
Jay Sung
Operating Partner Brentwood Associates

SESSION:

Marketing Attribution In Support Of A Full-funnel Strategy

Jay Sung is an Operating Partner and CMO at Brentwood Associates, an LA based private equity firm, where he works with portfolio companies such as Jefferson Dental, J.McLaughlin, SAXX Underwear, Soft Surroundings, The Teaching Company, HIMS and Boston Proper. Previously he served as President, North America for The Proactiv Company and as CMO at Guthy-Renker, a $1.3B industry leader in the d2c beauty and also held leadership positions in financial services, insurance, online advertising, subscriptions and wine. Jay holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

joe megibow
Joe Megibow
CEO Purple

Before joining Purple as Chief Executive Officer, Joe Megibow served as Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. where he oversaw the transformation and growth of American Eagle’s $550+ million direct-to-consumer business between 2012 and 2015. In this role, he built out a global omni-channel strategy and infrastructure, and led all digital marketing, customer operations, engineering and product management efforts. Prior to that, Megibow held several senior roles with Expedia, Inc., including VP and General Manager of Expedia.com, the $10B+ US online travel business. Megibow most recently served as an independent consultant to Advent International, the $41 billion global private equity firm, helping its portfolio companies develop world-class digital capabilities. Megibow earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Jon Mandell
SVP, Membership Marketing & Global E-Commerce WW (Weight Watchers Reimagined)

Laura Joukovski, Chief Media Officer, TechStyle Fashion Group COURTESY OF TECHSTYLE
Laura Joukovski
President, Global Fashion Brands TechStyle Fashion Group
Leslie Emmons Burthey
VP of Marketing FabFitFun

Leslie Emmons Burthey is VP of Marketing at FabFitFun, the lifestyle membership creating personalized experiences that introduce you to the best the world has to offer. Leslie focuses on growth, content, CRM, and consumer insights. Leslie was previously the VP of Marketing at Winc (formerly Club W). Prior to Winc, she gained consumer product experience at Christian Dior and Ralph Lauren. She has an MBA from Stanford, and an undergraduate degree from the Wharton School.

Lev Peker
CEO US Autoparts
Liesel Walsh
Liesel Walsh
VP, CRM, Loyalty and Insights Party City

Malena Higuera
General Manager Dermablend Professional Global & U.S. L'Oréal
melissa barnes
Melissa Barnes
CMO Trade Coffee

SESSION:

Elevating Customer Experience To Accelerate Marketing

Melissa Barnes is the chief marketing officer of Trade, a direct-to-consumer startup that empowers consumers to discover specialty coffee and support local business by connecting them to the best roasters in the US. In her role, Barnes sets the strategic vision for the brand and customer experience, including marketing, creative, consumer research, product, and communications. Previously, Barnes held senior positions at Rent the Runway and BBDO New York. She received her BA from Middlebury College.

melissa grillo
Melissa Grillo Aruz
Head of Talent & Business Development Forerunner
Mike Lackman
Michael Lackman
CEO Trade Coffee

Mike Lackman is the CEO of Trade Coffee, a technology business that is combining innovations in design, subscription commerce, and data science in order to connect consumers with the country’s best coffee roasters. Since shipping its first box in April of 2018, Trade has made massive strides in realizing its mission of ‘Turning Coffee Drinkers Into Coffee Lovers’, as its roasted-on-demand experience opens the eyes of thousands of customers to the world of specialty coffee every morning. Prior to Trade, Mike was the CEO and majority owner at PetFlow, where he and his team built a rapidly growing and profitable retailer that successfully exited to the country’s largest distributor of pet products in 2017. A strategy and operations expert, Mike is widely regarded within the e-commerce community as a leader in driving profitable growth and building exceptional teams. He is a frequent speaker on the subject, including engagements at Shop.org, the National Retail Federation, the Wharton School, and as the keynote of Australia’s Online Retailer conference in 2014. He has held numerous Operations Leadership roles, including the Operations team at UncommonGoods as well as the management development program at McMaster-Carr. Mike is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied Latin, Ancient Greek, and Italian.

Naomi Jacobs
Naomi Jacobs
Director, Social Strategy Qurate Retail Group (QVC, HSN)

Naomi Jacobs is the Director of Social Strategy & Business Development for Qurate Retail Group, the world’s leading video commerce retailer. Naomi has revolutionized the company’s social media strategy at QVC and continues to develop new opportunities across both QVC and HSN. A veteran executive in the social media industry, Naomi has been an integral leader, driving accelerated growth while scaling social and influencer marketing at Qurate.

nate checketts
Nate Checketts
CEO Rhone
peter jakus
Peter Jakus
VP of Industry & Market Insights Exponea
Qun Wei
Head Of Data Analytics & Data Operations Bond
rebecca traverzo
Rebecca Traverzo
VP of Marketing ThirdLove

saleel sathe
Saleel Sathe
Vice President, Performance Marketing Walmart

SESSION:

Marketing Diversification Beyond Google And Facebook

Scott Ableman
SVP Marketing GTT

Scott is a marketing executive, advisor, and VC for companies in the ecommerce, digital media, and ed tech space. He has served as Chief Marketing Officer for three Internet Retailer 500 companies, and is currently building a marketing function in the Americas for cloud networking giant GTT.

shan lyn ma
Shan-Lyn Ma
CEO Zola

SESSION:

Zola Built an Inclusive Brand By Understanding Today's Couples

Shawn Schwegman
Co-Founder & CSO DemandJump

Shawn is a professional Entrepreneur, heavily involved with more than a dozen startup companies over the last two decades, both advising and working in pivotal roles running sales, marketing, technology, strategy and operations for companies in early and high growth stages. He was instrumental in driving Overstock.com revenue from $3M to over $800M in 5 years, providing executive oversight in multiple business areas including marketing, technology, customer service, logistics, and operations. He was also a key player at ChaCha responsible for growing customer base from 12M monthly visits to over 80M monthly visits in less than 3 years, catapulting ChaCha into a top 50 US website and top 5 US mobile website. Currently, Shawn is the Co-Founder of DemandJump, a marketing platform that shows companies where to focus their time and marketing spend to drive revenue, fueled by artificial intelligence.

Shawna Hausman
CMO FSA Store

Shawna Hausman is an experienced senior Ecommerce & Digital Marketing executive with a demonstrated history of working in both retail startups and large retail organizations across a variety of product types (intimate apparel, home goods, baby products, athletic apparel and gear). Shawna has a passion for tapping into new and emerging technologies in order to improve digital marketing efficiency and enhance the overall brand experience online.

sucharita kodali
Sucharita Kodali
Vice President and Principal Analyst Forrester
sunil kaki
Sunil Kaki
EVP, Marketing Beachbody

SESSION:

Elevating Customer Experience To Accelerate Marketing

Sunil is a marketing executive with a proven track record for building high performing teams at Amazon, Intuit and ​Zulily. He is the SVP of Marketing at Thrive Market, a membership-based market that makes high-quality healthy products for every lifestyle.

More recently, he led the consumer marketing teams at ​Zulily ($1.5B in annual revenue and 25MM emails sent/day) and the global Paid Social efforts at Amazon ($120M budget/yr with Facebook and Twitter).

Vijay Talwar
CEO of EMEA Foot Locker
Web Smith
Founder 2 PM

SESSION:

Keeping Up with the HENRYs: The Millennials that Matter Most For Luxury

Web Smith serves as the founder of 2PM, the premium B2B commerce source for industry executives. He was the cofounding CMO of Mizzen+Main, the performance menswear brand. He’s also managed commerce on the digital publishing side as the Director of eCommerce at Gear Patrol. He is currently an angel investor through 2PM and venture scout for GGV Capital.