UPCOMING RETAIL ASCENDANT GATHERINGS

NEW YORK
APR. 16, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO
OCT. 15, 2019

  • TRANSFORMATIVE
    MARKETERS +
    MERCHANDISERS

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

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

    Brian Quinn
    President
    OpenSlate
  • DRIVING
    BUSINESS
    GROWTH
    + BRAND LOVE

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    Partner
    InSide Out International
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    WORK

    Dave Morgan
    CEO
    Simulmedia
    Jennifer Kasper
    Industry Manager, Fashion & Luxury Retail
    Facebook
  • 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
    VP, Quality Assurance & Product Information
    HSN
    Jim Nichols
    CMO
    Performance Horizon
  • 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
    GM
    Amazon Web Services
  • INTRODUCING
    THE
    RETAIL
    ASCENDANT

    Deepak Masand
    Founder
    Caterpillar & Butterfly
    Caleb Hunt
    Managing Director, Global Branding
    CitiGroup
  • TRANSFORMATIVE
    MARKETERS +
    MERCHANDISERS

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

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

    Brian Quinn
    President
    OpenSlate
  • DRIVING
    BUSINESS
    GROWTH
    + BRAND LOVE

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    Partner
    InSide Out International
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    WORK

    Dave Morgan
    CEO
    Simulmedia
    Jennifer Kasper
    Industry Manager, Fashion & Luxury Retail
    Facebook
  • 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
    VP, Quality Assurance & Product Information
    HSN
    Jim Nichols
    CMO
    Performance Horizon
  • 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
    GM
    Amazon Web Services
  • INTRODUCING
    THE
    RETAIL
    ASCENDANT

    Deepak Masand
    Founder
    Caterpillar & Butterfly
    Caleb Hunt
    Managing Director, Global Branding
    CitiGroup

THE RETAIL ASCENDANT COUNCIL

  • Abe ThomasGM, Strategy & Insights, Microsoft Stores
    Microsoft
  • Amit ShahCMO
    1800flowers.com
  • Andrew ClarkePresident
    LOFT
  • Brad BerensChief Strategy Officer
    Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg
  • Caroline MasulloFormer VP, Brand Marketing
    T.G.I. Fridays
  • Curtis KopfCDO
    REI
  • Dan PingreeCMO
    Moosejaw Mountaineering
  • Elizabeth GeriSVP, Marketing & Ecommerce
    Sur La Table, Inc
  • Erin ArmendingerVP, Strategy & Partnerships, Global People
    Sam's Club
  • Esperanza TeasdaleXcelerator
    PepsiCo
  • Fran Della BadiaCEO
    Worth
  • James BrohamerMarketing Chief of Staff
    Overstock.com
  • James NixonVP, Marketing Innovation & Omni-Channel Experieince
    Office Depot
  • Jill Larue-RieserSVP & Chief Merchandising Officer
    California Closets
  • Joe MegibowBoard Director
    Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLHC)
  • Jordan KennedyVP, Client Partnerships
    BounceX
  • Julie BernardCMO
    Verve
  • Karin TracyHead of Industry, Retail, Fashion, Beauty & Luxury
    Facebook
  • Nick FairbairnFormer SVP, Marketing
    Le Tote
  • Oren HarnevoCEO
    Eyeview
  • Peter CallahanFounder & President
    Arkle Advisors, LLC
    Ascendant Council since ‘15
  • Robert GlazerAcceleration Partners
    Acceleration Partners
  • Sarah MartinezVP, Industry Lead Retail
    Oath
  • Sarah Veit WallisVP & GM, Womens Apparel
    Walmart Global eCommerce
  • Fred ArgirChief Digital Officer
    Barnes & Noble
  • Rianan OzaetaDirector, eCommerce & Mobile IT
    Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Aaron MagnessCMO
    Betabrand
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Kevin BauerVP, Marketing, Gettington.com
    Bluestem Brands
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Dominique EssigChief Experience Officer
    Bonobos
  • Jeffrey LackVP, Marketing & Merchandising
    Bridgestone Tires
  • B. Bonin BoughTelevision Host, Cleveland Hustle
    CNBC
  • Alison CorcoranEVP & CMO
    DentaQuest
  • Karl IsaacVP, Global Brand
    eBay
  • Tricia NicholsVP, Consumer Marketing & Innovation
    Estee Lauder Group
  • Greg PetroCEO
    First Insight
  • Elizabeth PizzinatoSVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    Brand Council since ‘14
  • Nick ShethCEO & Co-Founder
    Global Image Factory
    Ascendant Council since ‘15
  • Parvez PatelPresident & GM, e-Commerce
    Hajoca Corporation
  • Babs Rangaiah Global Partner, Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
    IBM
    Advisor since ‘14
  • Annemarie FrankCMO
    Ideal Image
    Retail since ‘08
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Carrie AskEVP & President, Global Retail
    Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Yasir AnwarChief Technology Officer
    Macy's, Inc.
  • Shawna HausmanEVP, eCommerce & Digital Marketing
    MISSION
    Retail since ‘98
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Ryan BonifacinoManaging Principal
    Mount Cuba Capital
  • Iris YenVP, Corporate Strategy & Development
    Nike, Inc.
  • Brian HovisHead of Customer Acquisition, Media & Digital
    Nordstrom
  • Geoff HenshawVP, Marketing
    O2E Brands
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Mike AfricaSVP, Digital
    Paula's Choice
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Liesel WalshVP, CRM, Loyalty & Customer Information
    PETCO Animal Supplies
  • Michael WokosinInterim CMO
    Redbox
  • Charlie ColeGlobal Chief eCommerce Officer
    Samsonite
  • Nicolas ReynaudVP, CMO
    Sears Holdings Corporation
  • Kristin Kohler BurrowsCEO
    Second Time Around
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Sam YaganCEO
    ShopRunner
  • Kathy HechtVP, Marketing & Business Development
    Silver Star Brands
  • Tressie LiebermanCMO
    Snap Kitchen
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Kim LewisVP, Digital Strategist
    Sonic Drive-In
  • Shawn GoldCMO
    TechStyle Fashion Group (Fabletics, JustFab, ShoeDazzle, FabKids, FL2)
  • Shiv SinghSVP, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
    Visa, Inc
    Advisor since ‘14
  • Wayne DuanDirector, Walgreens Digital Commerce (Walgreens.com & Drugstore.com)
    Walgreens
  • Angela CaltagironeVP, CRM, Pottery Barn and Mark & Graham
    Williams-Sonoma
    Retail since ‘92
    Brand Council since ‘15
  • Tiffany MawhinneySenior Manager, Strategy & Operations
    Deloitte Consulting
  • Vasanthi ChandraGM
    Amazon Web Services
  • Emily CulpCMO, Keds USA
    Wolverine World Wide, Inc.
    Brand Council since ‘15
    • Abe ThomasGM, Strategy & Insights, Microsoft Stores
      Microsoft
    • Amit ShahCMO
      1800flowers.com
    • Andrew ClarkePresident
      LOFT
    • Brad BerensChief Strategy Officer
      Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg
    • Caroline MasulloFormer VP, Brand Marketing
      T.G.I. Fridays
    • Curtis KopfCDO
      REI
    • Dan PingreeCMO
      Moosejaw Mountaineering
    • Elizabeth GeriSVP, Marketing & Ecommerce
      Sur La Table, Inc
    • Erin ArmendingerVP, Strategy & Partnerships, Global People
      Sam's Club
    • Esperanza TeasdaleXcelerator
      PepsiCo
    • Fran Della BadiaCEO
      Worth
    • James BrohamerMarketing Chief of Staff
      Overstock.com
    • James NixonVP, Marketing Innovation & Omni-Channel Experieince
      Office Depot
    • Jill Larue-RieserSVP & Chief Merchandising Officer
      California Closets
    • Joe MegibowBoard Director
      Red Lion Hotels Corporation (RLHC)
    • Jordan KennedyVP, Client Partnerships
      BounceX
    • Julie BernardCMO
      Verve
    • Karin TracyHead of Industry, Retail, Fashion, Beauty & Luxury
      Facebook
    • Nick FairbairnFormer SVP, Marketing
      Le Tote
    • Oren HarnevoCEO
      Eyeview
    • Peter CallahanFounder & President
      Arkle Advisors, LLC
    • Robert GlazerAcceleration Partners
      Acceleration Partners
    • Sarah MartinezVP, Industry Lead Retail
      Oath
    • Sarah Veit WallisVP & GM, Womens Apparel
      Walmart Global eCommerce
    • Fred ArgirChief Digital Officer
      Barnes & Noble
    • Rianan OzaetaDirector, eCommerce & Mobile IT
      Bed Bath & Beyond
    • Aaron MagnessCMO
      Betabrand
    • Kevin BauerVP, Marketing, Gettington.com
      Bluestem Brands
    • Dominique EssigChief Experience Officer
      Bonobos
    • Jeffrey LackVP, Marketing & Merchandising
      Bridgestone Tires
    • B. Bonin BoughTelevision Host, Cleveland Hustle
      CNBC
    • Alison CorcoranEVP & CMO
      DentaQuest
    • Karl IsaacVP, Global Brand
      eBay
    • Tricia NicholsVP, Consumer Marketing & Innovation
      Estee Lauder Group
    • Greg PetroCEO
      First Insight
    • Elizabeth PizzinatoSVP, Marketing & Communications
      Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    • Nick ShethCEO & Co-Founder
      Global Image Factory
    • Parvez PatelPresident & GM, e-Commerce
      Hajoca Corporation
    • Babs Rangaiah Global Partner, Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
      IBM
    • Annemarie FrankCMO
      Ideal Image
    • Carrie AskEVP & President, Global Retail
      Levi Strauss & Co.
    • Yasir AnwarChief Technology Officer
      Macy's, Inc.
    • Shawna HausmanEVP, eCommerce & Digital Marketing
      MISSION
    • Ryan BonifacinoManaging Principal
      Mount Cuba Capital
    • Iris YenVP, Corporate Strategy & Development
      Nike, Inc.
    • Brian HovisHead of Customer Acquisition, Media & Digital
      Nordstrom
    • Geoff HenshawVP, Marketing
      O2E Brands
    • Mike AfricaSVP, Digital
      Paula's Choice
    • Liesel WalshVP, CRM, Loyalty & Customer Information
      PETCO Animal Supplies
    • Michael WokosinInterim CMO
      Redbox
    • Charlie ColeGlobal Chief eCommerce Officer
      Samsonite
    • Nicolas ReynaudVP, CMO
      Sears Holdings Corporation
    • Kristin Kohler BurrowsCEO
      Second Time Around
    • Sam YaganCEO
      ShopRunner
    • Kathy HechtVP, Marketing & Business Development
      Silver Star Brands
    • Tressie LiebermanCMO
      Snap Kitchen
    • Kim LewisVP, Digital Strategist
      Sonic Drive-In
    • Shawn GoldCMO
      TechStyle Fashion Group (Fabletics, JustFab, ShoeDazzle, FabKids, FL2)
    • Shiv SinghSVP, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
      Visa, Inc
    • Wayne DuanDirector, Walgreens Digital Commerce (Walgreens.com & Drugstore.com)
      Walgreens
    • Angela CaltagironeVP, CRM, Pottery Barn and Mark & Graham
      Williams-Sonoma
    • Tiffany MawhinneySenior Manager, Strategy & Operations
      Deloitte Consulting
    • Vasanthi ChandraGM
      Amazon Web Services
    • Emily CulpCMO, Keds USA
      Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

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