Agenda

At-a-Glance

Tuesday Agenda

Exhibit Hall Hours: 9:30AM–7:30PM

6:30–7:30am
Sunrise Yoga
6:30–8:00am
Breakfast
8:00–8:10am
Opening Remarks:
Zia Daniell Wigder, SVP and Head of Content, Shoptalk
8:10–8:30am
Fireside Chat: Maelle Gavet, EVP, Global Operations, The Priceline Group
Interviewer: Ron Miller, Enterprise Reporter, TechCrunch
Maelle Gavet, Executive Vice President of Global Operations for The Priceline Group, will discuss how The Priceline Group has become one of the most successful internet comeback stories of all time. She'll share her insights on how global digital businesses should be structured to succeed and discuss how companies can thrive given the growth of the sharing economy, on-demand models and the arrival of new technologies.
8:30–8:50am
Fireside Chat: Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder & CEO, Birchbox
Interviewer: Linda Shein, Managing Director at Baker Retail Center, The Wharton School
Join us for a conversation with Birchbox CEO Katia Beauchamp who will talk about how she changed the way people shop for beauty and grooming online and won over more than a million subscribers She'll discuss how the company has zeroed in on a target customer others in the beauty industry aren't talking to and how it's refocusing its efforts on serving her in a relevant way.
8:50–9:10am
Fireside Chat: Brian Lee, CEO & Co-Founder, The Honest Company
Interviewer: David Bell, Author, Professor, The Wharton School
In this session, we'll hear from The Honest Company CEO, Brian Lee, who will discuss how he's taken his safe and effective lifestyle brand from concept to successful business in just five years. He'll discuss the mar- ket’s growing interest in conscious consumerism and how the company has established a successful direct sales channel as well as several major retail partnerships.
9:10–9:40am
Fireside Chat: Steven M. Lowy, Co-CEO, Westfield Corp.
Interviewer: Maghan McDowell, Technology Reporter, WWD
Join us to hear from Westfield Co-CEO Steven Lowy who will discuss how he sees the retail industry changing, what areas he's most excited about and which new products and technologies he's investing in to create both digital and physical world-class experiences at the company's 34 iconic shopping centers across the US and Europe.
9:30–10:30am
Networking Break & Main Street Open
Session 1
10:30–11:10am

TRACK 1:

Ecommerce

TRACK ROOM 1

TRACK 1
Session A: Executive Perspectives: Conversation with Facebook Messenger
Frerk-Malte Feller
Director of Product Management, Facebook Messenger
Session B: Executive Perspectives: The Future of Ecommerce
Mark Lavelle
CEO, Magento Commerce
Scott Thompson
CEO, ShopRunner
Moderator:
Paul do Forno
Director – Commerce Practice Leader, Deloitte Digital

TRACK 2:

Design

TRACK ROOM 2

TRACK 2
Designing Next Generation Products and Experiences
Chris Colborn
EVP, Global Chief Design and Innovation Officer, R/GA
Melissa Gonzalez
CEO, The Lionesque Group
JB Osborne
Partner, Red Antler
Mohan Ramaswamy
Partner, Strategy, Work & Co
Moderator:
Richard Kelly
Chief Catalyst, Fung Group

TRACK 3:

Measurement, Analytics and Insights

TRACK ROOM 3

TRACK 3
Session A: Privacy in the Era of Increasing Data: FTC Perspective on Managing Customer Data Responsibly
Laura Berger
Attorney, Privacy and Data Security, Federal Trade Commission
Session B: Acting on the Voice of the Customer
Ivy Chin
SVP eCommerce & Omnichannel Digital, Belk
Alex Genov
Head of UX Research & Web Analytics, Zappos
Moderator:
Cathy Hotka
Principal, Cathy Hotka & Associates

TRACK 4:

Entrepreneurship and Investment

TRACK ROOM 4

TRACK 4
Venture Capital Perspectives on Retail and Consumer Investing: Part 1
Scott Friend
Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Kirsten Green
Founder & Managing Director, Forerunner Ventures
Jeremy Liew
Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Brian O'Malley
Partner, Accel
Moderator:
Peter J. Fusco
Partner, Lowenstein Sandler
Session 2
11:15–11:55am

TRACK 1

TRACK 1
Preparing for Distributed Commerce
Neil Ackerman
Global eCommerce Lead, Mondelēz International
Sid Jatia
VP, Omnichannel Digital, Under Armour
Joe Megibow
President, Joyus
Ryan Ross
EVP-Marketing & Digital Commerce, HSN
Moderator:
Cathy Halligan
Independent Board Director, Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance and FLIR Systems

TRACK 2

TRACK 2
Retail Formats of the Future
Brendan Cahill
VP Corporate Projects, Penguin Random House
Scott Emmons
Head of Innovation Lab, Neiman Marcus
Jeffrey Fisher
Global Store Experience & VM Director, Luxottica Group (Sunglass Hut)
Gabrielle Rosi
Senior Design Director, Whole Foods Market
Moderator:
Lee Peterson
EVP, Brand, Strategy & Design, WD Partners

TRACK 3

TRACK 3
Innovations in Offline Data Capture and Analytics
Alexei Agratchev
CEO & Co-Founder, RetailNext
Raghav Lal
EVP, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Westfield Corp.
Jared Schrieber
Co-Founder & CEO, InfoScout
Alex Winter
Founder & CEO, Placemeter
Moderator:
Adheer Bahulkar
Partner, A.T. Kearney

TRACK 4

TRACK 4
Venture Capital Perspectives on Retail and Consumer Investing: Part 2
Ajay Agarwal
Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Ben Lerer
Founder, Thrillist Media Group & Managing Director, Lerer Hippeau Ventures
Dan Rosen
Partner, Commerce Ventures
Janie Yu
Partner, Fung Capital
Moderator:
William Susman
Managing Director, Threadstone Advisors
Session 3
12:00–12:40pm

TRACK 1

TRACK 1
Brands Taking Control
Rico Arrastia
Sr. Director, Wholesale.com, Levi Strauss & Co.
Paul S. Carroll
VP of Digital & E-commerce Creative, New York & Company
Amanda P. Greenberg
Sr. Director of eCommerce, Ferrara Candy
Ajit Sivadasan
VP/GM Global eCommerce, Lenovo
Moderator:
Scot Wingo
Executive Chairman & Founder, ChannelAdvisor

TRACK 2

TRACK 2
Designing for Mobile
Paul Gaffney
SVP, IT, Home Depot
Josh Himwich
VP & GM, The Bump, XO Group
Rafeh Masood
VP, Customer Innovation Technology, Dick’s Sporting Goods
Amanda Richardson
VP Product, HotelTonight
Moderator:
Bobak Emamian
CEO, Prolific Interactive

TRACK 3

TRACK 3
Advances In Customer Service and Post-Purchase Engagement
Scott Carr
CEO, Modria
Dan Herman
CEO & Co-Founder, ChatID
Jordy Leiser
Co-Founder & CEO, StellaService
Amit Sharma
CEO, Narvar
Moderator:
Lauren Freedman
SVP, Digital Strategy & Chief Merchant, The e-tailing Group, An Astound Commerce Company

TRACK 4

TRACK 4
Beyond Venture Capital Investment
Saeed Amidi
Founder & CEO, Plug and Play
Slava Rubin
Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, Indiegogo
West Stringfellow
Vice President, Internal Innovation and Operations, Target
Moderator:
Lockie Andrews
CEO & Managing Director, Catalyst Consulting
12:40–1:10pm
Lunch Break (Seating 1)
1:10-1:40pm
Lunch Break (Seating 2)
Session 4
1:40–2:20pm

TRACK 1

TRACK 1
The Changing Role of Stores in Ecommerce Fulfillment
Jason Goldberger
President, Target.com & Mobile, Target
Michael Tobin
SVP, Strategy & Innovation, Macy’s
Moderator:
Anne D'Innocenzio
National Retail Writer, The Associated Press

TRACK 2:

On-Demand, Delivery and Logistics

TRACK 2

TRACK 3

TRACK 3
The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Retail
Brent Franson
CEO, Euclid Analytics
Andy Narayanan
Head of Visual Intelligence, Sentient Technologies
John Squire
CEO, DynamicAction
Moderator:
Barney Pell, Ph.D.
Owner, Decision Theory

TRACK 4:

Changing Consumer Preferences

TRACK 4
Tapping into Millennial Mindshare
Jim Hilt
EVP, CMO & eCommerce, EXPRESS
Vishaal Melwani
Co-Founder, Creative Director, CEO, Combatant Gentlemen
Mark Walker
CEO, JackThreads
Bayard Winthrop
CEO & Founder, American Giant
Moderator:
Weston Gaddy
Managing Partner, Radian Capital
Session 5
2:25–3:05pm

TRACK 1

TRACK 1
Driving Transactions on Mobile
Josh Krepon
VP, Global Digital Commerce, Cole Haan
Billy May
SVP — Digital, eCommerce, and Corporate Development, Abercrombie & Fitch
Amar Nagaram
Vice President, Engineering, Flipkart
Mark Young
SVP, Strategy & Business Development, Fandango/NBCUniversal
Moderator:
Ken Seiff
Managing Partner, Beanstalk Ventures

TRACK 2

TRACK 2
Trends in Same-Day Delivery
Daphne Carmeli
CEO & Co-Founder, Deliv
Brian Elliott
General Manager, Google Express, Google
Khaled Naim
CEO & Co-Founder, Onfleet
Nick Rellas
Co-Founder & CEO, Drizly
Moderator:
Jenny Lefcourt
Partner, Freestyle Capital

TRACK 3

TRACK 3
New Approaches To Personalization
Bill Adler
CEO, True Fit
Neil Capel
Founder & Chairman, Sailthru
Raj De Datta
CEO & Co-Founder, BloomReach Inc.
Michael Klein
Head of Industry Strategy — Retail, Adobe Systems
Moderator:
Steve Dennis
President & Founder, SageBerry Consulting

TRACK 4

TRACK 4
Changing Consumer Needs Driving Product Innovation
Mike Edwards
CEO, eBags
Matt Kaness
CEO, ModCloth
Chris Lindland
Founder & CEO, Betabrand
Mike Stone
CEO & Co-Founder, MakersKit
Moderator:
Rebecca Kaden
Partner, Maveron
Session 6
3:10–3:50pm

TRACK 1

TRACK 1
Virtual and Augmented Reality Experiences in Retail
Parham Aarabi
Founder & CEO, ModiFace
Ariff Quli
Chief Commercial Officer, North Americas, Blippar
Shanna Tellerman
Founder & CEO, Modsy
Moderator:
Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg
SVP Commerce & Content Practice, Razorfish

TRACK 2

TRACK 2
Trends in Pick-up Options
Ramesh Ratan
CEO, Bell and Howell
Kunal Thakkar
SVP Global Operations, Newegg
Helen Vaid
VP, Digital Store Operations & Experience, Walmart Global eCommerce
Jaron Waldman
Co-Founder & CEO, Curbside
Moderator:
Phil Wahba
Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine

TRACK 3

TRACK 3
Innovations in Consumer Targeting
Jonathan Opdyke
CEO & Co-Founder, HookLogic
Cory Treffiletti
VP of Marketing and Partner Solutions, Oracle Data Cloud
Mollie Spilman
Chief Revenue Officer, Criteo
Alex Vratskides
Co-Founder & CEO, Persado
Moderator:
Michael Dekshenieks
Managing Director, Accenture Interactive

TRACK 4

TRACK 4
Product Customization Using 3D Printing and Imaging
Gihan Amarasiriwardena
Co-Founder, Exec. Chairman & Chief Design Officer, Ministry of Supply
Bill O'Farrell
Co-Founder & CEO, Body Labs
Arden Rosenblatt
CEO, PieceMaker
Kegan Schouwenburg
CEO & Founder, Sols
Moderator:
Pano Anthos
Managing Director, XRC Labs
3:50–4:10pm
Break
4:10–4:30pm
Fireside Chat: Casey Carl, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Target
Interviewer: Hilary Milnes, Retail Reporter, Digiday
Casey Carl, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at Target, will talk about why experiences matter more than ever. Casey will outline Target’s most innovative retail experiences, including the Target Open House connected home space in San Francisco and Target Wonderland in New York, and share some of the lessons learned along the way.
4:30–4:45pm
Fireside Chat Series: New Retail Business Models
Katrina Lake, Founder & CEO, Stitch Fix
Interviewer: Ryan Mac, Staff Writer, Forbes
Join Katrina Lake, Founder and CEO of Stitch Fix, as she discusses the growth of Stitch Fix, how she's built the company into a personalization powerhouse and how Stitch Fix's business model is disrupting traditional retail.
4:45–5:00pm
Fireside Chat Series: New Retail Business Models
Mike Karanikolas and Michael Mente, Co-Founders & Co-CEOs, REVOLVE Clothing
Interviewer: Sapna Maheshwari, Senior Business Reporter, BuzzFeed News
Join us to hear from Mike Karanikolas and Michael Mente of Revolve on how they have built a new fashion powerhouse focused on millennials. Mike and Michael will also discuss how they use technology to stay ahead of trends, and how they continue to innovate with private label offerings, on-demand delivery and members-only concept store.
5:00–5:15pm
Fireside Chat Series: New Retail Business Models
Philip Krim, Co-Founder & CEO, Casper
Interviewer: Ryan Mac, Staff Writer, Forbes
Join us to hear from Philip Krim of Casper on how they have used product innovation, supply chain integration, technology and superior customer experience to disrupt the mattress industry. Philip will also talk about the next phase in the growth of their business, from selling mattresses to becoming a one-stop sleep shop.
5:15–5:35pm
Fireside Chat: Joe Zadeh, VP of Product, Airbnb
Interviewer: Neal Ungerleider, Reporter, Fast Company
We commonly think of art and science as two diametrically opposed forces in business. One involves emotion and intuition, the other is data and facts. But when they come together in just the right mix, they amplify each other and create magic. Hear from Joe Zadeh of Airbnb about how to bring out the artists and scientists of your team at just the right time to build inspiring and impactful products.
5:35–5:55pm
Presentation: RJ Pittman, Chief Product Officer, eBay
5:55–6:15pm
Presentation: Uri Minkoff, Co-Founder & CEO, Rebecca Minkoff
6:00–9:00pm
Re/code: Code/Commerce Series (Invite Only)
6:15–7:30pm
Exhibit Hall & Main Street Reception
10:00pm–1:00am
Industry Night At MARQUEE
Featuring Wyclef Jean