2017 RETAIL ASCENDANT GATHERINGS

SILICON VALLEY
OCTOBER 3-4, 2017

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NEW YORK
APRIL 25-26, 2017

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  • TRANSFORMATIVE
    MARKETERS +
    MERCHANDISERS

    Shawn Outler
    SVP
    Macy’s
  • SPEARHEADING THE
    SEAMLESS
    RETAIL
    R/EVOLUTION

    Emily Culp
    CMO, Keds USA
    Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
  • NEW +
    EXISTING
    COMMERCE
    CHANNELS

    Brian Quinn
    CRO & Chief Innovation Officer
    Triad Retail Media
  • DRIVING
    BUSINESS
    GROWTH
    + BRAND LOVE

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    SVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    WORK

    Dave Morgan
    CEO
    Simulmedia
    Jennifer Kasper
    SVP
    MediaLink
  • peers
    Helping
    peers
    ascend

    Nikhil Raj
    VP, Walmart E-Commerce
    Walmart
  • DOMAIN
    +
    CAREER
    EXPERTISE

    Robin Amos Kahn
    Lead Coach
    Own the Room
  • 100+ EXECS
    1½ DAYS
    2X YEAR

    Bethlee McLaughlin
    SVP, PMO & Partner Relations Business Transformation
    HSN
    Jim Nichols
    VP, Marketing
    Apsalar
  • SUBSTANCE
    +
    FUN

    Ross Halleck
    Vintner & Owner
    Halleck Vineyards
    Serena Potter
    GVP, Digital Media Strategy
    Macy’s
  • +
    MORE
    FUN

    Silvia Orsi
    Brand Strategist, Retail
    facebook | instagram
  • DRIVE
    YOUR
    BUSINESS
    + CAREER

    Vasanthi Chandra
    Founder & Board of Directors
    RewardsPay
  • INTRODUCING
    THE
    RETAIL
    ASCENDANT

    Deepak Masand
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Harri
    Caleb Hunt
    Managing Director, Global Branding
    CitiGroup
  • TRANSFORMATIVE
    MARKETERS +
    MERCHANDISERS

    Shawn Outler
    SVP
    Macy’s
  • SPEARHEADING THE
    SEAMLESS
    RETAIL
    R/EVOLUTION

    Emily Culp
    CMO, Keds USA
    Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
  • NEW +
    EXISTING
    COMMERCE
    CHANNELS

    Brian Quinn
    CRO & Chief Innovation Officer
    Triad Retail Media
  • DRIVING
    BUSINESS
    GROWTH
    + BRAND LOVE

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    SVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    WORK

    Dave Morgan
    CEO
    Simulmedia
    Jennifer Kasper
    SVP
    MediaLink
  • peers
    Helping
    peers
    ascend

    Nikhil Raj
    VP, Walmart E-Commerce
    Walmart
  • DOMAIN
    +
    CAREER
    EXPERTISE

    Robin Amos Kahn
    Lead Coach
    Own the Room
  • 100+ EXECS
    1½ DAYS
    2X YEAR

    Bethlee McLaughlin
    SVP, PMO & Partner Relations Business Transformation
    HSN
    Jim Nichols
    VP, Marketing
    Apsalar
  • SUBSTANCE
    +
    FUN

    Ross Halleck
    Vintner & Owner
    Halleck Vineyards
    Serena Potter
    GVP, Digital Media Strategy
    Macy’s
  • +
    MORE
    FUN

    Silvia Orsi
    Brand Strategist, Retail
    facebook | instagram
  • DRIVE
    YOUR
    BUSINESS
    + CAREER

    Vasanthi Chandra
    Founder & Board of Directors
    RewardsPay
  • INTRODUCING
    THE
    RETAIL
    ASCENDANT

    Deepak Masand
    Chief Commercial Officer
    Harri
    Caleb Hunt
    Managing Director, Global Branding
    CitiGroup

THE RETAIL ASCENDANT COUNCIL

  • Liesel WalshCRO
    American Giant
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Peter CallahanFounder & President
    Arkle Advisors, LLC
    Ascendant Council since ‘15
  • Brad Berens Principal
    Ascendant Network Advisor + Big Digital Idea Consulting
    Advisor since ‘14
  • Aaron MagnessCMO
    Betabrand
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Kevin BauerVP, Marketing, Gettington.com
    Bluestem Brands
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Dominique EssigVP, Product & Customer Experience
    Bonobos
  • Deepak MasandFounder
    Caterpillar & Butterfly, LLC
    Retail since ‘10
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Caleb HuntManaging Director, Global Branding
    CitiGroup
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Gunjan BhowSVP, Consumer Marketing & GM
    Disney Movies Anywhere
  • Mike AfricaVP, eCommerce
    Eddie Bauer
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • David CoopersteinFounder
    Figurr
    Ascendant Council since ‘15
  • Elizabeth PizzinatoSVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    Brand Council since ‘14
  • Tricia NicholsGlobal Lead, Consumer Engagement
    Gap Brand
    Brand Council since '14
  • Shawna HausmanVP, eCommerce & Digital Marketing
    giggle
    Retail since ‘98
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Nick ShethCEO & Co-Founder
    Global Image Factory
    Ascendant Council since ‘15
  • Kim LewisVP, Omnichannel Marketing
    Golfsmith International
  • Annemarie FrankVP, Omni-Channel Marketing
    HSN
    Retail since ‘08
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Aaron ShockeySVP, Digital Marketing, Analytics & Insights, HBC Digital
    Hudson's Bay Company
  • Babs Rangaiah Global Partner,
    Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
    IBM
    Advisor since ‘14
  • Karie FordGlobal Brand & Communications Director
    INVISTA
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Jessica JoinesFounder & CEO
    JLJ Marketing
  • Jennifer KasperGVP, Customer Strategy
    Macy’s, Inc.
    Brand Council since ‘14
  • Aaron LassilaVP, GM
    MediaMath
  • B. Bonin BoughSVP, Chief Media & eCommerce Officer
    Mondelez International
    Advisor since ‘14
  • Scott JampolSVP, Marketing
    OpenTable
    Retail since ‘08
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Tracy Reilly Stoer VP, Integrated Brand Strategy
    Prudential Financial, Inc.
  • Derrick LewisCommunications & Retail, NA
    Rapha
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Michael WokosinVP, Digital Marketing, CRM & Partnerships
    Redbox
  • Bill PearceExecutive Chairman
    RichRelevance
    Ascendant Council since '15
  • Kristin Kohler BurrowsCEO
    Second Time Around
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Jason StuempfigCOO
    Shoe Metro, A DSW Company
  • Geoff HenshawVP, Brand & Retail
    Shoes.com
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Tressie LiebermanVP, Digital Innovation & On Demand
    Taco Bell
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Kathy Thornton-BiasCEO
    The Chatman Group
  • Julie BowermanVP, eCommerce
    The Coca-Cola Company
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Charlie ColeChief Digital Officer, VP
    TUMI
  • Shiv SinghSVP, Global Head, Digital & Marketing Transformation
    Visa, Inc
    Advisor since ‘14
  • Nikhil RajVP, Walmart eCommerce
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    Retail since ‘10
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Wayne DuanDirector, Walgreens Digital Commerce (Walgreens.com & Drugstore.com)
    Walgreens
  • Sarah Veit WallisGM, Lifestyle
    Walmart.com
  • Angela CaltagironeVP, CRM, Pottery Barn and Mark & Graham
    Williams-Sonoma
    Retail since ‘92
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Emily CulpCMO, Keds USA
    Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
    Brand Council since ‘15
    • Liesel WalshCRO
      American Giant
    • Peter CallahanFounder & President
      Arkle Advisors, LLC
    • Brad Berens Principal
      Ascendant Network Advisor + Big Digital Idea Consulting
    • Aaron MagnessCMO
      Betabrand
    • Kevin BauerVP, Marketing, Gettington.com
      Bluestem Brands
    • Dominique EssigVP, Product & Customer Experience
      Bonobos
    • Deepak MasandFounder
      Caterpillar & Butterfly, LLC
    • Caleb HuntManaging Director, Global Branding
      CitiGroup
    • Gunjan BhowSVP, Consumer Marketing & GM
      Disney Movies Anywhere
    • Mike AfricaVP, eCommerce
      Eddie Bauer
    • David CoopersteinFounder
      Figurr
    • Elizabeth PizzinatoSVP, Marketing & Communications
      Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    • Tricia NicholsGlobal Lead, Consumer Engagement
      Gap Brand
    • Shawna HausmanVP, eCommerce & Digital Marketing
      giggle
    • Nick ShethCEO & Co-Founder
      Global Image Factory
    • Kim LewisVP, Omnichannel Marketing
      Golfsmith International
    • Annemarie FrankVP, Omni-Channel Marketing
      HSN
    • Aaron ShockeySVP, Digital Marketing, Analytics & Insights, HBC Digital
      Hudson's Bay Company
    • Babs Rangaiah Global Partner,
      Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
      IBM
    • Karie FordGlobal Brand & Communications Director
      INVISTA
    • Jessica JoinesFounder & CEO
      JLJ Marketing
    • Jennifer KasperGVP, Customer Strategy
      Macy’s, Inc.
    • Aaron LassilaVP, GM
      MediaMath
    • B. Bonin BoughSVP, Chief Media & eCommerce Officer
      Mondelez International
    • Scott JampolSVP, Marketing
      OpenTable
    • Tracy Reilly Stoer VP, Integrated Brand Strategy
      Prudential Financial, Inc.
    • Derrick LewisCommunications & Retail, NA
      Rapha
    • Michael WokosinVP, Digital Marketing, CRM & Partnerships
      Redbox
    • Bill PearceExecutive Chairman
      RichRelevance
    • Kristin Kohler BurrowsCEO
      Second Time Around
    • Jason StuempfigCOO
      Shoe Metro, A DSW Company
    • Geoff HenshawVP, Brand & Retail
      Shoes.com
    • Tressie LiebermanVP, Digital Innovation & On Demand
      Taco Bell
    • Kathy Thornton-BiasCEO
      The Chatman Group
    • Julie BowermanVP, eCommerce
      The Coca-Cola Company
    • Charlie ColeChief Digital Officer, VP
      TUMI
    • Shiv SinghSVP, Global Head, Digital & Marketing Transformation
      Visa, Inc
    • Nikhil RajVP, Walmart eCommerce
      Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    • Wayne DuanDirector, Walgreens Digital Commerce (Walgreens.com & Drugstore.com)
      Walgreens
    • Sarah Veit WallisGM, Lifestyle
      Walmart.com
    • Angela CaltagironeVP, CRM, Pottery Barn and Mark & Graham
      Williams-Sonoma
    • Emily CulpCMO, Keds USA
      Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

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