2018 Keynote Speakers

Anders Sorman-Nilsson

Futurist
Innovation Strategist
Founder of Thinque

Seamless: Combining Artificial Intelligence
& Human Intelligence to Re-design
Retail CX For the Future

David Eagleman

Neuroscientist
PBS Host The Brain
New York Times Bestselling Author

What Matters to the
Mind of the Retail Consumer

Brian Beitler

Chairman of the Executive Board,
GRMA C-Suite Forum
Chief Marketing Officer
eCommerce Leader

The Power & Importance
of Purposeful Marketing


2018 Presenters

DSW

Julie Roy

Express

Kate O’Shaughnessy Jung & Tony Zubek

Glossier

Jessica White

Hilton Worldwide

Danelle Williams & Jon Wardman

Hudson’s Bay Netherlands

Geert Crooijmans

Lowe’s Home Improvement

Ruth Crowley

Luxottica

Tiziano Cembali

Neiman Marcus

Scott Emmons

Shoe Carnival

Kent Zimmerman

Sleep Number

Lisa Erickson

Southwest Airlines

Jonathan Clarkson

Starbucks

Shawn Sweeney

Tillys

Jon Kubo

Wayfair

Sunanda Parthasarathy, PhD

WE

Marc Kielburger

Wolverine Woldwide

Rachel Waldstein & Danielle Leveille

Petco, ULTA & Walgreens

Kelli Berkowitz, Debra Coomer & Mark Sciortino


2017 Presenters

Abercrombie & Fitch

Amy Nelson & Melissa Fruend

ALDO Group

Sandra Martineau, Bruce Todd Lee & Tomas Diaz

Boscov's

Toni Miller & Nick White

Costco Wholesale

Mark DerGarabedian & Connie Hill

Freshly

Nate Champion & Pini Yakuel

Giant Eagle

Matt Lachut & Sean Claessen

JCPenney

Sherina Smith & Kelli Nesseth

Lucky Brand Jeans

Timothy Mack

maurices

Ali Wing & Eric Bibelnieks

Monro

Tom Tracy, Dr. Eric Nyberg & Patrick Tripp

Pier 1 Imports

Susan Rodgers & Mary Staples

PLAE

Jonathan Spier

Sephora

Amy Carr & Rio Longacre

Steve Madden

Mark Friedman & Jared Blank

True Value

Sue Smolenski & Jerry Filipiak

UGG

Jim Davis & Zach Woith

ULTA Beauty

Eric Messerschmidt

Walgreens

Lisa Mathison


2016 Presenters

ALDO Group

Ian Richards & Margaret Murphy

Aveda

Eric Yager & Sean Claessen

Belk

Sara Patterson & Whit Goodrich

Chico’s

Rachel Minerva & Corey Pierson

Dunkin’ Brands

John Costello

Etsy

Brittany Williams & Ernan Roman

GameStop

Mike Hogan & Jim Sturm

IKEA

Ashley Wahl & Ted Silverman

Journeys

Wade Jones & Jean-Yves Sabot

Lowe’s Home Improvement

Kerrie Adams

PriceSmart

Jose Luis Marin & David Resnick

Rack Room Shoes

Paul Voss & Sandra Gudat


2015 Presenters

Costco

Robin Ross

Darden Restaurants

Ken Bott

Deckers Brands

John Kalinich

Dunkin’ Donuts

Paul Murray

GAP

Cari Roberts

JCPenney

Michael Cleavinger & Reisa Faller

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Maggie Lang

Luxottica

Nicola Saraceno & Tiziano Cembali

Stage Stores

Bill Gentner

Starbucks Coffee Company

Aimee Johnson

Stride Rite

Kiran Smith & Danielle Leveille

Virgin America

Stuart Dinnis

Vroom and Dreesmann

Helen Zuurmond & Bas Karsmeijer


2014 Presenters

Century 21 Department Stores

Valentino Vettori

Do it Best Corp.

Rich Lynch

Hallmark

Craig Elbert

Harry’s & Warby Parker

Jeffrey Raider

Luxottica

Gianluca Pogliani & Nicola Saraceno

New York & Company

Lucia Austin & Carol McIntyre

NOOK/Barnes & Noble

Matt Kassan

OfficeMax

Steve Braun

Orchard Supply Hardware

Roxanne Joe

Toys “R” Us

Mara Kelly & Ann Pressimone

Vitamin World

Jessica Koster


2013 Presenters

American Airlines

Yoshi Tanaka

Bare Necessities

Jay Dunn

BJ’s Restaurant

Matt Hood

Cabela’s

Corey Bergstrom

Chicos’s and Orvis

Eric Johnson

IKEA

Diane Zoll

Destination Maternity

Zanny Oltman

Jewelry Television

Pat Bryant

PayPal

Stephen Strauss

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores

Tom Hutchison

Specialty Fashion Group

Kerr Maclean

The North Face

Ian Dewar

ULTA

Eric Messerschmidt

Whole Foods

Natanya Anderson