Shoptalk 2017 Speakers

344 confirmed speakers as of February 21, 2019

Neil Ackerman

Global Director: eCommerce, Technology and Supply Chain Innovation, Mondelez

William R. Adler

CEO, True Fit

Yael Aflalo

Founder & CEO, Reformation

Anil D. Aggarwal

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Shoptalk

Sang W. Ahn

VP & General Manager, Samsung Pay, Inc.

Jonathan Alferness

VP Product Management, Shopping & Travel, Google

April Anderson

Managing Director, Branded Manufacturers, Google

Chris Andrasick

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Digital Commerce, Newgistics

Lockie Andrews

CEO & Managing Director, Catalyst Consulting

Terry Angelos

VP, Visa Commerce, Visa

Joseph Ansanelli

CEO and Co-Founder, Gladly

Imran Ansani

Principal Manager, Innovation, @WalmartLabs

Pano Anthos

Managing Director, XRC Labs

Esteban Arcaute

Sr. Director and Head of Data Science, @WalmartLabs

Darin Archer

Director of Product Management, Watson Commerce, IBM

Rico Arrastia

Sr. Director – Wholesale Ecommerce, Levi Strauss & Co.

Ali Asaria

Founder & CEO, Tulip Retail

Julie A. Ask

VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester

Souheil Badran

President & General Manager, Alipay North America, Alipay

Jennie Baik

Co-Founder and CEO, Orchard Mile

Abu Bakar

CIO, Chobani

Shelly Banjo

Retail and Consumer Columnist, Bloomberg Gadfly, Bloomberg

Candice Barham

President, CEO & Co-Founder, Baggie Caddie

Martin Barthel

Global Head of eCommerce & Retail Strategy, Facebook

Seth Beal

SVP, Incubation and Strategic Partnerships, Walmart

David Bell

Author, Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Doug Berg

CEO, MyAlerts

Galyn Bernard

Co-Founder, Primary

Megan Berry

Founder & CEO, by REVEAL

Greg Bettinelli

Partner, Upfront Ventures

Sandeep Bhanote

CEO, Radius8, Inc.

Prama Bhatt

VP, Digital & eCommerce, Ulta Beauty

Harvey Bierman

VP eCommerce Technology & Operations, Crocs

Chad Billmyer

CEO, Panjo

John Blackledge

Managing Director, Cowen and Company

Mike Blandina

EVP of Product & Engineering, CTO, Westfield Retail Solutions

Ari Bloom

CEO, Avametric

Rachel Blumenthal

Founder & CEO, Rockets of Awesome

Nadia Boujarwah

Co-Founder & CEO, Dia&Co

Ryan Broshar

Managing Director, Techstars Retail Accelerator

Daniel Broukhim

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, FabFitFun Inc.

Tim Brown

Co-Founder, Allbirds

Tamir Buchler

Co-Founder & CEO, Busker

Megan Burns

Founder & CEO, Megan Burns Enterprises

Brendan Cahill

VP, PRH Labs, Penguin Random House

Ray Cao

CEO, Exact Media

Daphne Carmeli

CEO & Co-Founder, Deliv

Paul S. Carroll

VP of Digital & E-commerce Creative, New York & Company

Ken Cassar

Principal Analyst & Vice President, Slice Intelligence

Rainer Castillo

Co-Founder, Chubbies

Baris Cetinok

Senior Director of Product Marketing & Management for Apple Pay & iCloud, Apple

Manish Chandra

Founder & CEO, Poshmark

Anand Chandrasekaran

Head of Messenger Partnerships, Facebook

Suja Chandrasekaran

Chief Information Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Alice H. Chang

CEO, Perfect Corp

Tim Chang

Partner, Mayfield Fund

Paul Charron

Board Member, Escada SE

Mariah Chase


Fang Cheng

CEO & Founder, Linc Global

Karen Chiarucci

VP of Marketing & Customer Engagement for Payments, Gap Inc.

Clarence Chui

CEO & Founder, Outward, Inc.

George Clark

Head of Digital, Mulberry

Andrew Clarke

President Kmart Apparel, Kmart

Marshal Cohen

Chief Industry Analyst, The NPD Group

Bryon Colby

SVP, Digital Commerce, Cornerstone Brands

Charlie Cole

Chief Digital Officer, Tumi

Eric Colson

Chief Algorithms Officer, Stitch Fix

Brian Cornell

Chairman & CEO, Target

James Crawford

Founder & CEO, Orbital Insight

Emily Culp

CMO, Keds

Healey Cypher

Co-Founder & CEO, Oak Labs

Gregory Dale

Chief Operating Officer, Persado

Sanjit Dang

Investment Director, Intel Capital

Matthias Dantone


Cara David

Managing Director, YouGov

Bridget Davies

VP, GM eBay Advertising, eBay

Gart Davis

Co-Founder & CEO, Spoonflower

Jason Del Rey

Senior Editor, Recode

Kate Delhagen

Senior Director, Global Digital Business Development, Nike

Steve Dennis

President & Founder, SageBerry Consulting

Fiona Dias

Principal Digital Partner, Ryan Retail Consulting

Brian Dodge

Senior Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Retail Industry Leaders Association

Alexandre Douzet

Co-Founder & CEO, Ollie

Shawn DuBravac

Chief Economist and Sr. Director of Research, Consumer Technology Association

Mike Edwards

CEO, eBags

Craig Elbert

Co-Founder & CEO, Care/of

Erin Ersenkal

Chief Revenue Officer, Bonobos

Carina Ertl

Global VP Marketing, Swarovski

Daniel Evans

CEO & Co-Founder, Hanger

Sebastien Fabre

CEO & Co-Founder, Vestiaire Collective

Pete Fader

Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Peter Faricy

VP, Amazon Marketplace, Amazon

Amanda Farrell

Head of Industry, Retail, Twitter

Vali Fayen

VP, Product Management, JDA Software

Ken Fenyo

Head of Consumer Markets, McKinsey Fast Growth, McKinsey & Company

J. Skyler Fernandes

Investor & Retail Futurist, One Match Ventures

Peter Fowler

VP of Hospitality + Workspace, West Elm

Brent Franson

CEO, Euclid Analytics

Lauren Freedman

SVP Digital Strategy & Chief Merchant, Astound Commerce

David Friedler

Managing Partner, Simpactful

Ian Friedman

Co-Head, Venture Capital & Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners

Scott Friend

Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

Katy Fryatt

Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk

Weston Gaddy

Partner, Radian Capital

Lindon Gao

Founder/CEO, QueueHop Inc.

Rob Garf

VP of Industry Strategy & Insights, Commerce Cloud, Salesforce

Patrick Gauthier

VP, Amazon Pay, Amazon

Raissa Gerona

Chief Brand Officer, REVOLVE

Michelle Goad

CEO & Co-Founder, PS Dept.

Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg

SVP Commerce & Content, SapientRazorfish

Steven Goldsmith

President & CEO, Brookstone

Melissa Gonzalez

CEO & Founder, The Lionesque Group

Whit Goodrich

CMO, Retail Cards, Synchrony Financial

Michelle Grant

Head of Retailing, Euromonitor International

Nick Green

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Thrive Market

John Gregory

Head of Retail Vertical Development, Pandora Media, Inc.

Linda Gridley

Partner & Co-Head of Digital Media Group, AGC Partners

Jack Groetzinger

Co-Founder, SeatGeek

Mindy Grossman

Chief Executive Officer & Director, HSN, Inc.

Apu Gupta

CEO & Co-Founder, Curalate

Gautam Gupta

CEO & Co-Founder, NatureBox

Hyungseok Dino Ha

Co-Founder & CEO, Memebox

Suzanne Hader

CMO, Halston

Cathy Halligan

Independent Board Director, Ulta Beauty

Gene Han

VP of Consumer IOT and Head of Target’s San Francisco Innovation Office, Target

Marco Hansell

Founder & CEO, SPEAKR

Mark Hardy

CEO, InContext Solutions

Guru Hariharan

CEO, Boomerang Commerce

Mike Harkey

VP, Business Development, Foursquare

Gilbert Harrison

Chairman, Financo LLC

Michael Haswell

Director, Product Partnerships, Google

Dave Heath

Co-Founder & CEO, Bombas

Laura Heller


Dan Herman

CEO & Co-Founder, Welcome

Sara Hicks

Co-Founder & CEO, Reaction Commerce

Bill Hildebolt


Jim Hilt

CMO & EVP eCommerce, EXPRESS

Anthony Hoang

CIO / Head of eCommerce, Evereve

Brandon Holley

Founder & CEO, Everywear

Charlie Holmes

VP - Product Development Analytics & Operations, Kohl's

Lana Hopkins

Founder & CEO, Mon Purse

Cathy Hotka

Principal, Cathy Hotka & Associates, LLC

Chieh Huang

CEO, Boxed Wholesale

Nick Huzar

CEO, OfferUp

Natalie Hwang

Managing Director, Simon Venture Group

Jamie Iannone

President & CEO,, Sam's Club

Ryo Ishizuka

Co-Founder & CEO, Mercari

Tanjila Islam

CEO & Founder, TigerTrade

Nicky Jackson

Founder & CEO, RangeMe

Sid Jatia

VP, Omnichannel Digital, Under Armour

Jonathan Jenkins

Founder & CEO, WithMe, Inc.

Nick Jones

EVP, Global Business Development & Innovation, Arc Worldwide

Rebecca Kaden

Partner, Maveron

Barbara E. Kahn

Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Tirath Kamdar

Co-Founder & CEO, TrueFacet

Matt Kaness

CEO, ModCloth

Angela Kapp

Board Director, Crew Knitwear

Jonathan Kapplow

SVP, Consumer & Merchant Solutions, Pitney Bowes

Andy Katz-Mayfield

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Harry's

Bryan Keane

Managing Director, Senior Payments Analyst, Deutsche Bank

Mary Lou Kelley

President, eCommerce, Best Buy

Asif R. Khan

Founder & President, Location Based Marketing Association

Dave Kimbell

Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer, Ulta Beauty

Eric Kinariwala

Founder & CEO, Capsule

Jacob King

CMO, Plenti, American Express

Michael Klein

Head of Industry Strategy - Retail, Adobe

Ofer Klein

Founder & CEO, kwik

Amir Konigsberg

Co-Founder & CEO, Twiggle

Steph Korey

Co-Founder & CEO, Away

Cynthia Kounaris

Chief Strategy Officer, FitForCommerce

Kalyan Krishnamurthy

CEO, Flipkart

Bob Kupbens

VP, Seller Experience and Global Trust, eBay

Jeff Kupietzky

CEO, PowerInbox

Michelle Lam

Co-Founder & CEO, True&Co.

Stephenie Landry

VP, Amazon Prime Now, Amazon

Daniel Landver

CEO, Digital Brand Products

Mary Beth Laughton


Kevin Lavelle

Founder & CEO, Mizzen+Main

Ronen Lazar

CEO & Co-Founder, INTURN

Aileen Lee

Founder & Managing Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Bill Lee

VP Smart Home Product Marketing, Samsung

Jenny Lefcourt

Partner, Freestyle Capital

Bastian Lehmann

Co-Founder & CEO, Postmates

Jordy Leiser

Co-Founder & CEO, StellaService

Adam Levene

Founder & CEO, Hero

Jeremy Liew

Managing Director, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Cindy Lincks

CEO and Founder, Reachify

Jaclyn Ling

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Kik

Barry Litwin

CEO, Adorama

Kasey Lobaugh

Principal / Chief Retail Innovation Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Marc Lore

President & CEO, Walmart eCommerce U.S., Walmart

Eddie Lou

CEO & Co-Founder, Shiftgig, Inc.

Adam Ludwin

CEO, Chain

Ivo Lukas

CEO & Founder, 24Notion

Shan-Lyn Ma

CEO & Co-Founder, Zola

Mike Mack

CEO & Co-Founder, Fract

Tim Madigan

VP, eCommerce, Tyson Foods, Inc.

Kevin Mansell

Chairman, CEO & President, Kohl's

Anthony Marino

CMO, thredUP

JT Marino

Co-Founder, Tuft & Needle

Josh Marti

CEO & Co-Founder, Point Inside

Allan Martinson

Chief Operating Officer, Starship Technologies

Rafeh Masood

VP, Customer Innovation Technology, Dick's Sporting Goods

Faisal Masud

Chief Technology Officer, Staples

Billy May

Senior Advisor, Beanstalk Ventures

Stuart McAvoy

Global Director of Supply Chain Optimization and Sustainability, UPS

Lee McCabe

VP, North America, Alibaba Group

John McCarthy

VP Digital Marketing, Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Calvin McDonald

President & CEO, Sephora Americas, SEPHORA

Ben McKean

Founder & CEO, Hungryroot

Sophie Miller

Head of Shopping Partnerships, Google AR/VR, Google

Hilary Milnes

Senior Reporter, Glossy

Uri Minkoff

Co-Founder & CEO, Rebecca Minkoff

Tami Mohney

SVP & CMO, Modell's Sporting Goods

Mike Molitor

SVP - Digital, PetSmart

Brian Monahan

Head of Vertical Strategy, Pinterest

Fernando Moncayo

Managing Director, Co-Founder & Head of the US Office, INSPECTORIO

Matt Moog

CEO, PowerReviews

Karen Moon

CEO & Co-Founder, Trendalytics

Tobin Moore

CEO & Co-Founder, Optoro

David Moran

Co-founder, Eversight

Chris Morton

CEO & Co-Founder, Lyst

Mitch Moseley

CEO, Alliance Apparel

David Moss

Managing Director, PwC

Sucharita Mulpuru

Rachel Mushahwar

General Manager- Retail, Hospitality, and Consumer Packaged Goods, Intel

Mariam Naficy

CEO & Founder, Minted

Patricia Nakache

General Partner, Trinity Ventures

Andy Narayanan

GM of Intelligent Commerce, Sentient Technologies

Keith Nealon

CEO, Vyze

Kyle Nel

Executive Director, Lowe’s Innovation Labs, Lowe's Companies

Daniel Neukomm

CEO, La Jolla Group

Jose Nino

VP of E-Commerce, Digital Marketing, Perry Ellis International

Adrien Nussenbaum

CEO & Co-Founder, Mirakl

Patrick O'Brien

CEO, Paris Presents Incorporated

Brian O'Malley

Partner, Accel

Ron Offir

CEO & Founder, OFFIR Consulting

Zach Overton

General Manager, 837 & VP of Experiential Marketing, Samsung Electronics America

Bjorn Ovick

Co-Founder & CEO, Staffly

Andy Pandharikar


Noam Paransky

SVP, Digital, Gap Inc.

Edward HJ Park

SVP of Retail, Digital & Wholesale Operations of North America, GUESS?, INC.

Kristin Patrick

SVP, Global Brand Development, PepsiCo

Anu Penmetcha

VP Omnichannel & Chief of Staff Digital, Hudson's Bay Company

Greg Petro

CEO, First Insight

Anna Pettus

Sr. Director Strategic Operations, TechStyle Fashion Group

Brian Philips

President & CEO, FedEx Office

Mark Pierce

Partner, Luminate Capital Partners

Philippe Pinatel

President & COO, Birchbox

Katherine Power

Co-Founder & CEO, Clique Media Group

Michael Preysman

Founder & CEO, Everlane

Jason Purcell

CEO & Co-Founder, Salsify

Jeff Raider

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Harry's

Aarthi Ramamurthy

Founder & CEO, Lumoid

Mohan Ramaswamy

Partner, Strategy, Work & Co

Ram Rampalli

Global Head of Content Acquisition, Walmart

Courtney Reagan

Retail Reporter, CNBC

Jack Record

CEO, ShopperKit, Inc.

Michael G Relich

Chief Operating Officer, Crate and Barrel

Jeff Richards

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Brian Rigney

CEO, Zmags

Danny Rimer

Partner, Index Ventures

Oliver Rippel

CEO B2C, Naspers

Marc Rosen

EVP & President of Global Ecommerce, Levi Strauss & Co.

Matthew E. Rubel

Board Member, Hudson's Bay/ HSNi

Lindsey Rupp

Retail Reporter & Co-Host of "Material World", Bloomberg News

Roshanna Sabaratnam

VP, ECommerce & Digital Strategy, J Brand Inc

Khadeeja Safdar

Retail Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Brian Sathianathan

Chief Digital Officer & Co-Founder,

Stephan Schambach

Founder & CEO, NewStore

Jared Schiffman

CEO & Founder, Perch Interactive

Rob Schmults

SVP eCommerce and CRM, Talbots

Ken Seiff

Managing Partner, Beanstalk Ventures

Alberto Serrentino

Founder, Varese Retail

Or Shani

CEO & Founder, Albert

Amit Sharma

CEO, Narvar

Linda Shein

Managing Director, Baker Retailing Center, The Wharton School

Luke Sherwin

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Casper

Elliot Shmukler

VP & Head of Product, Instacart

Scott Silverman

Principal, Scott Silverman Associates

Neha Singh

Founder & CEO, Obsess

Davis Smith

Founder & CEO, Cotopaxi

Lila Snyder

EVP & President, Global Ecommerce, Pitney Bowes, Inc.

David Sobie

CEO & Co-Founder, Happy Returns

Spencer Spinnell

Director, Emerging Platforms, Google

John Squire

Co-Founder & CEO, DynamicAction

Jim Squires

Director of Market Operations, Instagram

Anne Marie Stephen

Founder & CEO, KWOLIA

Laura Stevens

Staff Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

John Strain

Chief Digital & Technical Officer, Williams Sonoma Inc.

Doug Straton

VP, Digital, eCommerce & Data, Unilever North America

Vijay Subramanian

Chief Analytics Officer, Rent The Runway

Jeff Sullivan

VP, Visa Commerce, Visa

Ben Sun

General Partner, Primary Venture Partners

Peter Szulczewski

CEO & Co-Founder, Wish

John Tabis

Founder & CEO, The Bouqs Company

Matt Talbot

CEO & Co-Founder, GoSpotCheck

Nick Taranto

Co-Founder, Plated

Adi Tatarko

CEO & Co-Founder, Houzz

Alex Taussig

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Shanna Tellerman

CEO, Modsy

Dana Telsey

CEO & Chief Research Officer, Telsey Advisory Group

Fitz Tepper

Writer, TechCrunch

Phil Terry

CEO & Founder, Collaborative Gain

John Thrailkill

EVP of IT & Business Development, The Container Store

Rachel Tipograph

Founder & CEO, MikMak

Chris Todd

CEO, Theatro

Rakesh Tondon

Co-Founder & CEO, LE TOTE

Frederico Trajano

CEO, Magazine Luiza

Hans Tung

Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Simon Turner

President & Co-Founder, Myagi

Tim Tuttle

CEO & Founder, MindMeld

Shar VanBoskirk

VP, Principal Analyst, Forrester

Eduardo Vilar

Founder & CEO, Returnly

Marleen Vogelaar

CEO & Founder, Ziel Inc. PBC

Alex Vratskides

CEO & Co-Founder, Persado

Nic Vu

GM, Adidas Group North America, Adidas Group

Phil Wahba

Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine

Tristan Walker

Founder & CEO, Walker & Company Brands

Oliver Walsh

CMO, Aritzia

Richard Waryn

Chairman, DropSpot

Andrea Wasserman

Founder & Consultant, CAPTAIN CUSTOMER, LLC

Geoff Watts

CEO & Co-Founder, EDITED

Peter Weijmarshausen

CEO, Shapeways

Deborah Weinswig

Managing Director, Fung Global Retail & Technology

Andrea Weiss

Founder, The O Alliance

Heath Wells


Emily Wengert

Group VP, User Experience, Huge

Devin Wenig

President & CEO, eBay

Klaus Werner

SVP & Chief Information Officer, Alex Lee Inc.

Lindsay Whipp

Chicago Correspondent, Financial Times

Zia Daniell Wigder

Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk

Scot Wingo

Executive Chairman, ChannelAdvisor

Steph Wissink

Senior Analyst, Piper Jaffray Company

Brendan Witcher

Principal Analyst, Forrester

JuE Wong

President, Elizabeth Arden Brand, Elizabeth Arden

Ken Worzel

President,, Nordstrom Inc.

Bernardine Wu

Founder & CEO, FitForCommerce

G Wu

CEO, Adeptmind Inc.

Jeff Yasuda


Janie Yu

Partner, Fung Capital

Matthew Zeiler

Founder & CEO, Clarifai

Ben Zifkin

CEO, Hubba

Mike Zorn

SVP Associate & Labor Relations, Macy's