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Event Date Mon Jun 21 EDT - Fri Jun 25 EDT (4 months ago)
Location Virtual Event
Region All

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2021 Speakers

Mariana Abdala
VP of Product, Splitit

Cyril R Abdi
Director, Sensitive Information Protection, The Walt Disney Company

Mercedes Abramo
President and CEO, Cartier North America

Laura Alber
President and CEO, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Robert Allison
VP, HR, Compensation, and Payroll Services, Visionworks

Paula Andrade
VP, Retail, Natura &Co Latin America

Pano Anthos
Founder and Managing Director, XRC Labs

Paz Aviv
Chargeback Guarantee Decision Product Manager, Riskified

Rachel Barger
SVP, Global Enterprise Sales, Americas, Cisco

Russ Barnes
VP, Men’s Wearhouse eCommerce GM, Tailored Brands

Jennifer Barrett
Chief Education Officer at Acorns and Author of “Think Like a Breadwinner”, Acorns

Robin Barrett Wilson
Fashion Industry Executive Advisor, SAP

Sebastian Barrios
CIO, Mercado Libre

Dr. Larry Barton
Laurence Barton, LLC

Mike Barton
Director, Loss Prevention, Hot Topic Inc.

Anuj Batra
Head of Data and Analytics, CI&T

Christian Beckner
Vice President, Retail Technology & Cybersecurity, National Retail Federation

Andrew Benzinger
Business Development, AutoStore System

Jason Berns
Senior Vice President, Product and Manufacturing Innovation, Ralph Lauren Corporation

Megan Berry
Founder at by REVEAL and Partner at Mentors Fund, by REVEAL & Mentors Fund

Navjit Bhasin
Founder and CEO, Newmine

Nitin Bhat
SVP and Lead Client Partner, Genpact

Deepak Bhosale
General Manager, Asian Paints

MaryLeigh Bliss
VP, Content, YPulse

Amanda Bopp
Vice President, Digital Marketing and CRM, Kate Spade New York

Lorna Borenstein
CEO, Grokker Inc.

Julie Bornstein
Founder and CEO, THE YES

Amber Bradley
Owner, TalkLP & Calibration Group

Shelley Bransten
Corporate VP, Retail and Consumer Goods Industries, Microsoft

Kristin Brennan
VP, Marketing, Legion

Kelly Brown
Vice President of Stores, Vera Bradley

Colin Browne
Chief Operations Officer, Under Armour

Leon Buck
VP, Government Relations Banking & Financial Services, National Retail Federation

Ed Bussey
Chief Solutions Officer and Founder of Quill, Jellyfish

Sheena Butler-Young
Senior Correspondent, The Business of Fashion

Karen Campbell
Strategic Planning and New Business Development Director, Arc’teryx Equipment

Ronda Carnegie
Chief Innovation Officer, The Female Quotient

Kelly Caruso
Chief Executive Officer, Shipt

Fanya Chandler
SVP, Southwest Region and Personal Styling, Nordstrom Inc.

Vikas Chawla
VP, Product, Design and Analytics, Total Wine and More

Sharon Chiarella
Chief Product Officer, Stitch Fix

Sarah Clarke
Chief Supply Chain Officer, PVH Corp.

Dr. Cassi Pittman Claytor
Climo Junior Professor of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University

David Clear
Business Development, AutoStore System

Matt Cleary
Vertical Director, Retail and Restaurants, TikTok

Aya Cohen
Product Manager, Chargeback & Dispute Resolve Domain, Riskified

Michael Colaneri
Vice President, AT&T Global Business-Retail, Restaurant, Hospitality and Industry Solutions West, AT&T Inc.

Chris Colyer
WW Head of Retail Industry Partnerships, Google Cloud, Google

Joe Condomina
Chief Technology Officer, Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc.

Chris Conway
Ecommerce Director and Head of Food Digital, Co-op

Rich Corbridge
CIO, Boots UK

Paulo Corrêa Jr.
CEO, C&A Brazil

Jessica Couch
Principal Consultant, Fayetteville Road Agency

Peter Curran
General Manager, Digital Commerce, Lucidworks

Rachel Dalton
Director, Ecommerce and Omnichannel Insights, Kantar

Mariano deGuzman
Founder, Nimbly

Ujjwal Dhoot
CMO, DXL Group

Larry Diamond
CEO, Zip Co.

Brandi Douglas
Chief Human Resources Officer, National Retail Federation

Scott Draher
Vice President, Asset Protection and Safety, Lowe's Companies Inc.

Matthew Dunlop
Chief Information Security Officer, Under Armour

Antoine Durieux
CEO and Co-Founder, Alkemics

Sara Eisen
“Closing Bell” Co-Anchor, CNBC

David Epstein
#1 New York Times Best Selling Author

Karen Etzkorn
CIO, Qurate Retail Inc.

J. Michael Evans
President, Alibaba Group

Bouchra Ezzahraoui
Co-CEO, AUrate

Tina Fan
Chief Customer Officer, Bolt

Jamil Farshchi
Chief Information Security Officer, Equifax

Maria Febre
Head of Employee Belonging, Gap Inc.

Guy Finley
President, MESA & CDSA

Scott Friend
Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures

Brandon Friez
Vice President, Supply Chain Transformation, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

Jamie Furey
VP, Talent Management, Learning and Diversity, Lowe's

John Furner
President and CEO, Walmart U.S.

Rob Gaige
VP, Marketing, Splitit

Dajana Gajic-Fisic
Head of eCommerce Risk Operations, JD Sports - Finish Line

Michelle Gass
CEO, Kohl's

Sharon Gee
GM, Omnichannel, BigCommerce

Jeff Gennette
Chairman and CEO, Macy's Inc.

Mike George
President and CEO, Qurate Retail Inc.

Leah Glass
Head of Global Marketing, Amazon Pay

Scott D Glenn
Vice President, Asset Protection US Operations, The Home Depot

Kelly Goetsch
Chief Product Officer, commercetools

Jon Gold
Vice President, Supply Chain and Customs Policy, National Retail Federation

Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg
Chief Commerce Strategy Officer, Publicis Groupe

John Goldyn
Senior Director, Loss Prevention, ULTA Beauty

Melissa Gonzalez
CEO, The Lionesque Group and Principal at MG2

Matthew Gorham
Managing Director, PwC

Michelle Grant
Sr. Manager, Strategy and Insights, Retail & Consumer Goods, Salesforce

John Gregory
Global Retail Category Development Officer, Spotify

Paul Greifenberger
President, FarEye Americas, FarEye

Vineet Kaur Grewal
Risk Operations Manager, Wish

Mandi Grimm
Fraud Manager and Director of Training, Etix

Steve Gurney
Global Head General Merchandise Retail, Amazon Web Services

Jim Habig
Global Head of Pinterest Business Marketing, Pinterest

Chadwick Hamby
VP, eCom Operations and Solutions, GNC

Christopher Hannegan
Principal, PwC

Prakash Hariharan
Head of Finance Transformation, Genpact

Ian Hartman
Director, Area Loss Prevention, PSEB LLC

Robin Hauser
Director, Finish Line Features, LLC

Kenneth Hausman
Director, Sales, Zebra

Karisse Hendrick
Owner/Principal Consultant, Chargelytics Consulting

Gerri Hinkel
Director, Industry Marketing, Aruba Networks

Maureen Hinton
Global Retail Research Director, GlobalData Plc

Sarah Hix
Senior Director, Asset Protection, The Home Depot

Ben Hodson
Marketing Director,

Wayne Hoover
Senior Partner and Executive Director, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc.

Sarah Horton
Senior Director, Innovation and Integrated Marketing, Tommy Hilfiger

Anthony Hucker
President and CEO, Southeastern Grocers Inc.

Jeff Hunter
Senior Manager, Central and West Region (UA Protect – Retail), Under Armour

Mark Irvin
Chief Inclusion, Diversity and Talent Officer, Best Buy Co. Inc.

Jani Jääskeläinen
Managing Director, Naveo Commerce

Cameron Janes
VP, Physical Stores, Amazon

Valerie Jarrett
Former Senior Advisor to President Obama, Obama Administration

Rose Jia
Head of Growth Marketing, Amazon

Ed Jimenez
Head of Global Retail Marketing, Amazon Web Services

Joanne Joliet
Head of Worldwide Business Development – Fashion & Apparel, Amazon Web Services

Hubert Joly
Former Chairman and CEO, Best Buy Co. Inc.

Christina Jordano
Digital Fraud Manager, Under Armour

Alexis DeSalva Kahler
Senior Analyst, Retail and eCommerce, Mintel

Laurent Kamiel
Director, Supply Chain O'Commerce, Groupe Casino

Cheryl Kaplan
President, M.Gemi

Glenn Katz
SVP and GM, Enterprise Solutions, Comcast Business Services

Juozas Kaziukėnas
Founder, Marketplace Pulse

Jen Kijek
Director, Strategic Alliances, Avalara, Inc.

Sucharita Kodali
Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Ryan Konop
Sr. Manager, Fraud and Payments, Newfold Digital

Matt Kott
Head of Global Data & Analytics, IT, Carter's

Suresh Kumar
Global Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer, Walmart Inc.

Thomas Kurian
Director, Industry Solutions, Treasure Data

Rob LaCommare
CFI, VP of Asset Protection and Safety, Big Lots Stores Inc

Scott Langdoc
Global Lead – Grocery, Chain Drug & Convenience Retail, Amazon Web Services

Matt Laukaitis
EVP and Global GM, SAP Consumer Industries, SAP

Erik LaValle
Senior Director and Chief Product Officer, Supply Chain Product & Technology, T-Mobile

Angelica LaVito
Health-care reporter, Bloomberg LP

Hal Lawton
President and CEO, Tractor Supply Company

Carol Leaman
President and CEO, Axonify

Vanessa LeFebvre
SVP of Commercial, adidas North America, adidas

Conrado Leister
Country Managing Director, Facebook Brazil

Sharon Leite
CEO, The Vitamin Shoppe

Scott Lindblom
SVP, President and CTO, Bed Bath & Beyond

Gemma Lionello
Executive Vice President General Merchandise Manager, Accessories and Beauty, Nordstrom Inc.

Greg Lisiewski
VP, Global Pay Later Products, PayPal

Julie Lodge-Jarrett
Chief People Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods

Chris Logel
Loss Prevention Divisional Director, Shoe Carnival INC.

Ryan Long
Director, Global Intelligence, McDonald’s Corp

Terry J. Lundgren
Founder & CEO, TJL Consulting Advisors LLC

Robin Manke-Cassidy
Director, Solution Marketing, Cradlepoint

Jill Manoff
Editor-in-Chief, Glossy

Debbie Maples
VP, Global Risk Intelligence, Protective Services, and Investigations, Salesforce

Jennifer Marino
Sergeant, San Francisco Police Department

Sid Martin
Systems Analyst, Origin

Jordi Martin-Consuegra
EVP, Chief Administrative Officer, and Deputy CEO, Hudson

Stephanie Martz
Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, National Retail Federation

Marc Mastronardi
Chief Stores Officer, Macy's Inc.

Steve McAleer
Senior Payments and Fraud Analyst, PointsBet

Karin McKenna
Vice President, Loss Prevention Director, TJX Companies, Inc. (HomeGoods/Homesense Division)

Kath McLay
President and CEO, Sam's Club

Sherida McMullan
Head of Inclusion and Diversity (Diversity Business Partners, ERG, Events, Recruiting & Partnerships), Lyft

Sanjay Mehta
Principal Commerce Architect, Lucidworks

Stephanie Mehta
Editor-in-Chief, Fast Company

Mark Michelon
President, Accertify

Steve Middleton
International Head of Profit Protection, The Body Shop

Melissa Minkow
Retail Industry Lead, CI&T

David Mitchell
Special Agent, FBI

Sanish Mondkar
Founder and CEO, Legion Technologies

Neela Montgomery
Executive Vice President, CVS Health and President, CVS Pharmacy

David Morris
Principal Analyst, Insider Intelligence

Gail Morris
Director, Loss Prevention, Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Halley Morrissey
VP, Business Development, XRC Labs

Samuel Mueller
CEO and Co-Founder, Scandit

DJ Murphy
Editor-in-Chief, Security Portfolio, Reed Exhibitions

Niall Murphy
CEO and Co-Founder, EVRYTHNG

Jay Norris
CEO and Co-Founder, Guesst Software

Matt Norton
Head of Business Development, Citizens Pay

Robyn Novak
Vice President, Retail Practice Leader, NELSON Worldwide

Thomas O'Connor
Senior Director, Global Supply Chain, Gartner

Ryan O'Hara
Director, Loss Prevention (Americas), VF Corp

Liz O'Neill
Chief Operations Officer, Levi Strauss & Company

Rebecca Oman
Head of New Ventures, thredUP

John Orr
SVP, Retail, Ceridian

Armando Ortiz
Vice President, Distribution Market Leader, IBM iX

Ryan Ostrom
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Jack in the Box

Sherri Overton
Director, Asset Protection, Walmart

Tony Paixão
Executive Director, International Association of Interviewers

Keyur Patel
VP, Retail IT, Carter's

Jennifer Patrick
Global Branding and Packaging Director, Patagonia

Antoine Perrin
Chief Product Officer and co-Founder, Alkemics

Lee Peterson
Executive Vice President, Thought Leadership and Marketing, WD Partners

Jeff Pilof
SVP, Supply Chain, CVS Health

Keith Plaskett
Sr. Solutions Engineer, Cradlepoint

Jenna Posner
VP, Digital, Snipes USA

Anisha Raghavan
Chief Marketing Officer, Global Brands Americas, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Diane Randolph
Retired CIO/Board Member, Diane Randolph Consulting

Tiffany Raymond, PhD

Courtney Reagan
CNBC Senior Retail Reporter, CNBC

Kara Reed
Retail Solution Manager, SAP

Phil Reitinger
President and CEO, Global Cyber Alliance

Ephraim Rinsky
Product Marketing Manager, Riskified

Tom Ripley
Chairman and CEO, Lids

Eve Rodsky
Best Selling Author of Fair Play

Kate Rogers
Reporter, CNBC

Mike Rogers
Senior Advisor, Retired 4-Star Navy Admiral, Brunswick Group

Fernanda Romano
Global CMO, Alpargatas/Havainanas

Andy Ruben
Founder and CEO, Trove

Chris Rupp
EVP and Chief Customer and Digital Officer, Albertsons

Oscar Sachs
CEO, Salesfloor

Shrenik Sadalgi
Director, R&D, Wayfair Next, Wayfair

Rob Saker
RVP and Global Industry Leader of Retail & Manufacturing, Databricks

Holly Sandberg
Head of Credit and Fraud, Paciolan/Learfield IMG College

Chris Sanders
Head of Data, 1-800 Contacts

Vish Sankaran
Senior Vice President, Global Chief Innovation Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Mindy Scheier
CEO and Founder, Gamut Management and Runway of Dreams Foundation

Rob Schmults
Executive Board, MidOcean Partners

Alexis Schulze
Co-Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Nekter Juice Bar

Shannon Schuyler
Principal, Chief Purpose & Inclusion Officer, PwC

Garrett Schwegler
Program Manager, Digital Commerce, Lucidworks

Jacee Scoular
Sr. Director, Brand Marketing, Hollister Co.

Alberto Serrentino
Founder, Varese Retail

Matthew Shay
President and CEO, National Retail Federation

Alon Shem-Tov
Product Lead, Deco, Riskified

Janet Sherlock
Chief Information Officer, Ralph Lauren

David Shugan, CFI
Senior Director, Asset Protection, North America, Carter’s Inc.

Shamoun Siddiqui
Chief Information Security Officer, Neiman Marcus

Rodney Sides
Global Leader of Deloitte Insights and Vice Chairman, US Retail and Distribution Leader, Deloitte LLP

Adam Siegel
CEO and Co-Founder, Recurate

Scott Simonton
Solution Consultant, Zebra

Abigail Singer
Product Marketing Manager, Riskified

Marc Siry
VP, Strategic Development, Network Architecture, Comcast Business Services

Nathan Smith
SVP, Product, Appriss Retail

Rob Smith
CEO and Founder, The Phluid Project

Dmitry Sokolov
Industry Strategist, Retail, HP Inc

Jordan K. Speer
Research Manager, Global Supply Chains, Retail Insights, IDC

Sree Sreedhararaj
Chief Technology Officer, Sephora

Stijn Stabel
CTO, Carrefour Belgium

John Starke
VP, Business Development, Zulily

Jason Stauffenecker
Partner, PwC

Mark Steel
Director, Retail Industry Strategy & Solutions, EMEA, Google Cloud

Kevin Stone
Manager, Organized Retail Crime, Columbia Sportswear Company

Tom Summerfield
Retail Director, Peak

Jeanne Sun
Managing Director and General Manager of Inclusive Investing, J.P. Morgan

Jeff Swearingen
Global Senior Vice President, Demand Accelerator, Venturing and Global Business Services, PepsiCo

Andrew Talbot
Platform General Manager, Kornit

Tuba Talmor
Chief Customer Officer, Splitit

Fiona Tan
Global Head of Customer and Supplier Technology, Wayfair

Colleen Taylor
President, Merchant Services – U.S., American Express

Mark Taylor
SVP, Global Lead Digital Experience (DX), Cognizant

Dan Terek
Director, CTV/OTT Strategy, MNTN

Geevy Thomas
President, Nordstrom Rack, Nordstrom Inc.

Lauren Thomas
Retail Reporter, CNBC

David Thompson
Partner and VP, Operations, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc.

Laurent Thoumine
Mng. Dir. Head of Retail in Europe and Consumer Goods in France & Benelux, Accenture

Francesco Tinto
Senior Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Kiersten Todt
Managing Director, Cyber Readiness Institute

Carol B. Tomé

Ed Tonkon
VP/GM Zebra Retail Solutions, Zebra

Fernando “Fernie” Torres
Asset Protection Director, Gap Inc. - Athleta

Mark Tritton
President and CEO, Bed Bath & Beyond

Chris Tsakalakis
CEO, Kiva

Scott TumSuden
VP and Global Managing Partner for Retail and Healthcare Industries, Cognizant

David Uberti
Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Melanie Vala
Chief Commercial Officer, Splitit

Saskia van Gendt
Head of Sustainability, Rothy’s

Roshan Varma
Vice President, Digital, Tapestry

Adam Vitarello
Co-Founder and President, Optoro

Ken Voeller
Director, Circular Commerce, REI

Diane von Furstenberg
Founder and Chairman, DVF

Phil Wahba
Senior Retail Writer, Fortune Magazine

Sarah Wallis
Head of Ecommerce, Old Navy, Gap Inc.

Katia Walsh
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Artificial Intelligence Officer, Levi Strauss & Co.

Alicia Waters
Chief Marketing Officer, Crate & Barrel

Laura Watt
EVP, Human Resources, Diageo North America

Claire Waugh
Vice President, LEGO Retail Marketing, LEGO Group

Mike Webster
SVP, General Manager, Oracle Retail

Deborah Weinswig
CEO and Founder, Coresight Research

Peter Whitehead
Sales Engineer, Looker, Google Cloud, Looker

Ken Wincko
Vice President, Marketing, Barnes & Noble College

Carolyn Witte
CEO and Co-Founder, Tia

Eduardo Yamashita
COO, Gouvêa Ecosystem

Colin Yankee
Executive Vice President/Chief Supply Chain Officer, Tractor Supply Company

Sangwon Yoon
Product Marketing Manager, Riskified

Corey Yribarren
Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer, Sephora

Shelley Zalis
CEO, The Female Quotient

Tony Zuazo
Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Dollar General Corporation

Lee Zucker
Head of Industry for Manufacturing and E-Commerce, Yext

Dana Zumbo
Business Development Manager, Zappos

Jacob Zuppke
COO, AutoPets

Angela Zutavern
Managing Director, AlixPartners

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Adlucent
• ADT Commercial
• Alkemics
• Amazon Web Services, Inc
• American Express Company
• Amperity
• Anyline Inc.
• Appian
• Appriss Retail
• Aptos
• Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
• AT&T Business
• Atos | Maven Wave
• AutoStore
• Avalara
• Axis Communications
• Axonify Inc
• Bass Security Services, Inc.
• Beekeeper
• Berkshire Grey
• BigCommerce
• Birdeye
• Blume Global
• Bolt Financial
• Bosch Security Systems
• Business France
• Ceridian
• Chargehound
• CI&T
• Cisco
• Citizens / Citizens Pay
• Cognizant
• Collinson Valuedynamx
• Comcast Business
• commercetools Inc.
• Contentserv
• CoreView Systems Private Limited
• Course5 Intelligence
• Cradlepoint
• CRS, Incorporated
• Dell Technologies
• Deloitte LLP
• Digimarc Corporation
• dLocal LLP
• Doba Inc.
• Echosec Systems
• Esper
• FAA Office of Hazardous Materials Safety
• FarEye
• First Insight
• Five9
• Forter Inc.
• Genpact
• Google
• HP Inc.
• Increff
• Ingenico, Inc.
• InMoment
• iTinSell
• Jellyfish
• Kaitlan Test Company
• Kiosk Association (KMA)
• Kornit Digital
• Legion Technologies
• Lexmark International
• Locus Robotics
• LP Magazine
• Lucidworks
• March Networks
• Meest International
• Microsoft Corporation
• Mojix, Inc.
• Movista
• Multimedia Plus, Inc.
• NCR Corporation
• Nedap
• Needle
• Nethone Sp. Z.O.O.
• Nuance Communications
• Nudge
• Omnisci
• OpenEye
• Opterus
• Optoro
• Oracle
• Orquest Software SL
• PayPal
• Persado
• Planalytics
• Podium
• PricewaterHouseCoopers, LLP
• Progressive Leasing
• ProShip, Inc.
• Quadpay, A Zip Company
• Radial
• RELEX Solutions
• Repsly
• Reptrak
• ReverseLogix
• Riskified
• RPE - Retail Process Engineering
• Salesfloor
• SambaNova Systems
• Samsung Electronics America
• Scandit Inc.
• Sensormatic Solutions
• Shopopop
• Simplifield
• Skeepers
• Sky IT Group
• Smartway
• Splitit
• Surefront
• Talkdesk
• TD Bank
• The D&D Daily
• Tompkins Robotics
• Treasure Data, Inc.
• Untie Nots
• Valassis
• Verizon
• Volumatic
• WorkJam
• Yext
• Yodiwo
• Yoobic
• Zebra Technologies
• Zipline