August 27, 2018 – August 28, 2018 FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND CLUB DALLAS AT LAS COLINAS
C-Level experts from across North America’s retail industry are coming together in Dallas next August to anticipate the highly complex digital retail environment that will develop over the next few years.
Through a cutting-edge program designed by the industry, for the industry, we will provide a fresh and up-to-date insight to help move your organization to the next level of digital leadership. A series of executive education roundtables, keynote presentations, collaborative think tanks, educational workshops, and networking sessions will offer industry-specific topics and trends to ensure your company sustains its competitive advantage.
×Jim Stengel President & CEO & Former Global Marketing Officer Procter & Gamble, Jim Stengel Co.
Jim Stengel is President/CEO of The Jim Stengel Company. A prolific writer, speaker and advisor, Jim is the author of Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World’s Greatest Companies, and Unleashing the Innovators: How Mature Companies Find New Life with Startups. Jim is widely known for leading innovation and for his commitment to building leading-edge marketing capabilities. In 2011, he was named to the first-ever Fortune® Executive Dream Team, has been named multiple times by Advertising Age as the number one “Power Player” in marketing, and is a 2017 American Marketing Association Hall of Fame inductee. Jim has served as Dean of the Young Marketers Academy at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity since 2011, and in 2013 pioneered the CMO Accelerator program at the Cannes Lions Festival. Jim is the former Global Marketing Officer of Procter & Gamble, and a former member of the Board of Directors for AOL and Motorola.
Anne Marie Stephen is ceo + founder of kwolia, an innovation advisory providing insights, connection + curation + communication between consumer driven industries and innovative technologies bridging physical and digital worlds. She is also the founder of RetailInnovationLounge.com a global experiential tech event. As a customer experience guru and trends forecaster in retail, Anne Marie has worked with leading companies including: IBM, Panasonic, Toshiba, Microsoft, Simon Venture Group, TPN, AholdDelhaize, Pepsico, Hershey’s, Disney, Chico’s, AutoZone, Ralph Lauren, Hickory Farms and Macerich. Recognized as
Recognized as a thought leader, Anne Marie is a sought after speaker at future of retail, innovation and marketing at events including (edited): SXSW, Shoptalk, CES, Mobile Media Summit, Shop.org, CinemaCon, APEX, Ad Tech, Retail Evolution, Retail Smarter - University of Florida Warrington School of Business, International Council of Shopping Centers, National Sporting Goods Association, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Association of Theater Owners. featured writer for Chain Store Age, Innovative Retail Technologies, Retailing Today, GeoMarketing, Chain Drug Review, Box Office Magazine, Fierce Retail, Street Fight, SharpHeels. and featured writer for Chain Store Age, Innovative Retail Technologies, Retailing Today, GeoMarketing, Chain Drug Review, Box Office Magazine, Fierce Retail, Street Fight, SharpHeels.
She is founder Smart Women in Retail Leadership (SWIRL); Past President, Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA) Chicago; Mentor at tech accelerators: Plug and Play Brand and Retail Center of Innovation Silicon Valley, XRC Labs in New York City, RevTech in Dallas and 1871 in Chicago. Anne Marie is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.To learn more about Anne Marie; where she speaks, booking and upcoming events visit: annemariestephen.com
×Santiago Gallino Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
×David Bell Professor of Marketing, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
David is the Xinmei Zhang and Yongge Dai Professor at The Wharton School, where he
developed Wharton’s first course on digital marketing and e-commerce. David is an award-
winning teacher and researcher, and his articles have been published in all the premier academicmarketing journals. He is also author of Location is (Still) Everything: The Surprising Influenceof the Real World on How We Search, Shop, and Sell in the Virtual One (published in Portuguese and Mandarin for the Brazil and China markets, respectively), an authoritative book on how to win in the digital economy. David speaks globally on digital marketing and ecommerce for clients including Alibaba, Google, Haier, Nike, and Ralph Lauren. David is an early investor in leading digital economy companies including Bonobos (acquired by Walmart for $310m), Diapers.com (acquired by Amazon for $545m), Harry’s, Jet.com (acquired by Walmart for $3.3b), and Warby Parker. He is also a Partner at Idea Farm Ventures, a new New York City based permanent capital fund focused on seeding and incubating digital first consumer lifestyle brands. David holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Business and an MS in Statistics, both from Stanford University.vestor and advisor to several digital-first brands such as Aloha, Bonobos, Cotopaxi, Dagne Dover, Harrys, and Warby Parker, among others. David is a New Zealand citizen and US permanent resident and received his PhD from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.