Agenda

“Go Back to School at Shoptalk!”

To see the event schedule, including registration and exhibit hall hours, click here.

Tuesday — March 20, 2018

7:00am - 6:00pm
Registration & Badge Pickup
7:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
8:00am - 9:00am
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
8:00am - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Hours
Session 1:9:00am - 9:40am

Track 1:

Shifting Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

Track Room 1

The Next Generation of Search: AI, Visual and More

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Matthew Zeiler, Founder & CEO, Clarifai

Amir Konigsberg, Co-Founder & CEO, Twiggle

Nicolas Dessaigne, CEO, Algolia

Janie Yu, Partner, Fung Capital (Interviewer)

Track 2:

The Evolution of the Retail Store

Track Room 2

Physical Retail Concepts from Digitally Native Brands

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Ben Fischman, Founder & CEO, M.Gemi

Ethan Song, Co-Founder & CEO, Frank And Oak

Jen Rubio, Co-founder & Chief Brand Officer, Away

Ian Friedman, Co-Head, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Marketing Strategies and Technologies

Track Room 3

Experiential Marketing

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Shan-Lyn Ma, Founder & CEO, Zola

Rudi Anggono, Head of Creative + New Experiences, Google Zoo, Google

Steve Miller, SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, JOANN Stores

Erik Huberman, Founder & CEO, Hawke Media (Interviewer)

Track 4:

Innovation in China

Track Room 4

Overview of Retail and Ecommerce Innovation in China

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Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Deborah Weinswig, Founder & CEO, Coresight Research

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 5:

Grocerytalk: Adapting to Shifting Consumer Demands

Track Room 5

Track Keynote: Executive Perspectives on Catering to the New Consumer

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Gina Boswell, President, Customer Development, Unilever

Narayan Iyengar, SVP, Digital and eCommerce, Albertsons Companies

Marc de Speville, Founder & Principal, Strategic Food Retail (Interviewer)

Session 2:9:45am - 10:25am

Track 1

Track Keynote: Leaders at Global Brands on the Future of Ecommerce

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

Jason Del Rey, Senior Editor, Recode (Interviewer)


Charlie Cole, Chief Ecommerce Officer, Samsonite

Sarah Nassauer, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal (Interviewer)

Track 2

Agency Perspectives on New Store Design

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Vicki Eickelberger, SVP & Managing Director, Big Red Rooster – a JLL company

Lewis Allen, Director of Environments, Portland Design

Matt Judge, Chief Communications Officer/Executive Principal, Eight Inc.

Steve Dennis, President, SageBerry Consulting/Forbes Contributor (Interviewer)

Track 3

The C-Suite on the Future of Marketing

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Aaron Sanandres, Co-Founder & CEO, UNTUCKit

JuE Wong, Global CEO, Moroccanoil

Milton Pappas, Chief Marketing Officer, Hudson's Bay Company

Cathy Halligan, Board Director, Ulta Beauty (Moderator)

Track 4

Retail and Ecommerce Innovation in China: Spotlight on Alibaba

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Souheil Badran, President, Alipay North America, Alipay/Ant Financial

Lee McCabe, VP & GM, North America, Alibaba

Zia Daniell Wigder, Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Track 5

Innovations in Stores and Supply Chain: Blockchain, IoT and Beyond

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Frank Yiannas, VP, Food Safety & Health, Walmart

Annette Franke, VP Customer Experience Network/ Sunrise Commercialization, The Kroger Co.

Paul Lightfoot, CEO, BrightFarms

Marc de Speville, Founder & Principal, Strategic Food Retail (Emcee)

10:30am - 10:50amGeneral Session Room
Keynote: Emily Weiss on 'Connection Powered Commerce’

Emily Weiss, Founder & CEO, Glossier

10:50am - 11:10amGeneral Session Room
Keynote: How Brands are Using Amazon’s Global Marketplace to Expand Internationally

Eric Broussard, VP of International Marketplaces and Retail, Amazon

11:10am - 11:30amGeneral Session Room
Keynote: The Power of the Brand

Joshua Schulman, CEO & President, Coach

Courtney Reagan, Retail Reporter, CNBC (Interviewer)

11:30am - 11:50amGeneral Session Room
Keynote: Walmart’s eCommerce Path and the Role of Digitally Native Brands

Marc Lore, President & CEO, Walmart Ecommerce US, Walmart

Andy Dunn, Founder & CEO, Bonobos and SVP, Digital Consumer Brands, Walmart

Jason Del Rey, Senior Editor, Recode (Interviewer)

11:50am - 1:40pm
Lunch
12:40pm - 1:40pm
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (Prescheduled Only)
1:45pm - 2:05pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote: The Houzz Journey: From Side Project to Global Marketplace

Alon Cohen, President & Co-Founder, Houzz

Alfred Lin, Partner, Sequoia Capital (Interviewer)

2:05pm - 2:25pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote: Intent to Action: Winning the Shopping Journey with Google

Daniel Alegre, President, Retail & Shopping, Google

2:25pm - 2:45pmGeneral Session Room
Keynote: Undoing and Redoing of Food

Seth Goldman, Executive Chairman, Beyond Meat & Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus, Honest Tea, Beyond Meat and Honest Tea

2:45pm - 3:45pm
Techtalks
2:45pm - 3:45pm
Break
Session 3:3:45pm - 4:25pm

Track 1:

Shifting Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

Track Room 1

Track Keynote: Building a Billion-Dollar Ecommerce Company

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Larry Cheng, Managing Partner, Volition Capital


Adam Goldenberg, Co-CEO, TechStyle Fashion Group


Kelly Stickel, Founder & CEO, Remodista (Emcee)

Track 2:

The Evolution of the Retail Store

Track Room 2

Technologies Optimizing the Store Experience

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Martin Wild, Chief Innovation Officer, MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group

Gerben van der Lugt, Head of Indoor Location Services, Philips Lighting

Joe Jensen, VP, Internet of Things Group & GM, Retail Solutions Division, Intel Corporation

Pano Anthos, Managing Partner, XRC Labs (Interviewer)

Track 3:

Marketing Strategies and Technologies

Track Room 3

Track Keynote: Marketing in a Connected World

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Martin Barthel, Global Head of eCommerce & Retail Strategy, Facebook



Building Digital Brands

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Carlo Savino, Executive Director of Ecommerce, Lenovo

Jennifer Goldfarb, Co-Founder & President, ipsy

Carl Hazeley, Head of Content, Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk (Interviewer)

Track 4:

Advances in Payments and Checkout

Track Room 4

Track Keynote: Global Perspectives on Payments

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Pieter van der Does, Co-Founder & CEO, Adyen

Laura Stevens, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal (Interviewer)



Track Session: Payments and Voice Commerce

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Patrick Gauthier, VP, Amazon Pay, Amazon

Track 5:

Innovations in Delivery, Pickup and Logistics

Track Room 5

Innovations in Next- and Same-Day Delivery

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Nilam Ganenthiran, Chief Business Officer, Instacart

Thomas Parkinson, Co-Founder, Peapod

John Tabis, Founder & CEO, The Bouqs Company

Jenny Lefcourt, General Partner, Freestyle Capital (Interviewer)

Session 4:4:30pm - 5:10pm

Track 1

VC Perspectives on Ecommerce Trends and Technologies

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Alfred Lin, Partner, Sequoia Capital

Kent Bennett, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Aileen Lee, Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Jeremy Liew, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Linda Gridley, Partner-Digital Media, AGC Partners (Moderator)

Track 2

Changing Store Counts, Formats and Footprints

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Shea Jensen, SVP of Customer Experience, Nordstrom

Ross Bailey, Founder & CEO, Appear Here

Bridget Dolan, SVP, Omni Experiences & Innovation, Sephora

Stacey Widlitz, President, SW Retail Advisors (Moderator)

Track 3

AI in Marketing: Predictive and Beyond

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Guido Campello, CEO – Creative Director, Cosabella

Vikram Sharma, Director & Head of Product - Advertising, Merchandising and Marketing, Flipkart

Hilary Milnes, Senior Reporter, Glossy (Interviewer)

Track 4

Track Keynote: Next Generation Checkout

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Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Jamie Iannone, CEO, SamsClub.com & EVP of Membership and Technology, Sam's Club

Priya Anand, Reporter, The Information (Interviewer)

Track 5

Track Keynote: New Pickup Options

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Mark Ibbotson, EVP, Central Operations, Walmart US, Walmart Inc.

Sonal Gandhi, VP, Content Strategy, Shoptalk (Emcee)



Innovations in the Warehouse: Robotics and Beyond

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Melonee Wise, CEO, Fetch Robotics

Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, FLEXE

Sonal Gandhi, VP, Content Strategy, Shoptalk (Emcee)

Session 5:5:15pm - 5:55pm

Track 1

Advances in Personalization: AI and Beyond

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Tom Pinckney, VP, Buyer Experience Applied Research, eBay

Chris Morton, Co-Founder & CEO, Lyst

Eric Caballero, VP/GM, Marketing & Operations, The Walt Disney Company

Brian K. Walker, Managing DIrector, Commerce Strategy, Accenture Interactive (Interviewer)

Track 2

The Evolving Store Workforce

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Charles Brown, President, The Source

John Thrailkill, EVP of Technology & Business Development, The Container Store

Dacona Smith, SVP, West Division, Walmart US Store Operations, Walmart Inc.

Cathy Hotka, Principal, Cathy Hotka & Associates (Interviewer)

Track 3

Building Engaged Communities

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Edward Griffith, Founder, LoveCrafts

Mara McCune, VP, Brand, e.l.f. Beauty

Jennifer Foyle, Global Brand President - Aerie, Aerie/American Eagle Outfitters

Greg Bettinelli, Partner, Upfront Ventures (Interviewer)

Track 4

Track Keynote: Next Generation Checkout, Payments and the Store of the Future

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Sandrine Deveaux, Managing Director for Farfetch Store of the Future, Farfetch



Startups Transforming Retail Checkout

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Jordan Fisher, Co-Founder & CEO, Standard Cognition

Mustafa Khanwala, Co-Founder & CEO, MishiPay

Dan Rosen, Founder & General Partner, Commerce Ventures (Interviewer)

Track 5

Track Keynote: Cutting-Edge Logistics and Delivery Innovation

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Dr. Hui Cheng, Head of JD-X Silicon Valley Research Center, JD.com

Carl Hazeley, Head of Content, Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk (Emcee)


Jason Johnson, Co-Founder & CEO, August Home

Daphne Carmeli, Founder & CEO, Deliv

Carl Hazeley, Head of Content, Shoptalk Europe, Shoptalk (Emcee)

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Exhibit Hall Reception
8:00pm - 10:30pm
Shoptalk Party sponsored by Google Featuring Wyclef Jean