By  on November 3, 2016
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ShopTalk announced today headliners speaking at its 2017 retail and e-commerce conference.The list includes c-level officers including Brian Cornell, chairman and chief executive officer of Target, Mindy Grossman, ceo and director of HSN, and Devin Wenig, president and ceo of eBay. The conference will feature over 150 presenters and other speakers will be confirmed in the coming months.Its second installment of the annual conference, ShopTalk has confirmed that 50 percent of its lineup consists of ceos. What’s more, an additional 22 percent of speakers hold c-level positions and 15 percent with the title of executive vice president.The conference will examine the present retail landscape, offering various perspectives on the current commerce climate. With that, each segment of the industry is represented in the lineup — 62 percent of the speakers represent brands and retailers and 45 percent of the key figures come from established companies.Disruption is a hot-button issue in the retail industry presently — and ShopTalk’s panels will be no exception. Younger, start-up companies speaking at the conference have notably raised almost $5 billion in funding toward disrupting traditional retail and stagnant e-commerce processes.“Our speakers are from established retailers and brands, disruptive startups, leading Internet and tech companies, prolific investors and influential media,” said Anil Aggarwal, founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of ShopTalk, “Our lineup is unique in the industry because it’s the only one that represents the complete dialogue needed to understand how consumers discover, shop and buy in an age of digital transformation.”Confirmed ShopTalk Speakers:

  • Amazon — Peter Faricy, vice president of Amazon Marketplace; Stephenie Landry, vice president of Prime Now
  • Aritzia — Oliver Walsh, chief marketing officer
  • Away  Steph Korey, cofounder
  • Bain Capital Ventures — Scott Friend, managing director
  • Crate & Barrel — Michael Relich, chief operating officer
  • Dia&Co. — Nadia Boujarwah, cofounder and chief executive officer
  • eBay  Devin Wenig, president and chief executive officer
  • Elizabeth Arden — JuE Wong, brand president
  • Express — Jim Hilt, chief marketing officer and executive vice president of Commerce
  • General Growth Properties — Sandeep Mathrani, chief executive officer
  • Harry’s — Jeff Raider, cofounder and co-ceo; Andy Katz-Mayfield, cofounder and co-ceo
  • Houzz Adi Tatarko, chief executive officer and cofounder
  • HSN — Mindy Grossman, chief executive officer and director
  • Kimberly-Clark — Suja Chandrasekaran, chief information officer
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners — Jeremy Liew, managing director
  • Modell’s Sporting Goods — Tami Mohney, chief marketing officer and senior vice president
  • Naturebox — Gautam Gupta, chief executive officer and cofounder
  • Nordstrom — Ken Worzel, president, nordstrom.com
  • Rebecca Minkoff — Uri Minkoff, cofounder and chief executive officer
  • Rite Aid — Steve Rempel, senior vice president and chief information officer
  • Staples — Faisal Masud, chief digital officer
  • Target  Brian Cornell, chairman and chief executive officer
  • Tumi — Charlie Cole, chief digital officer
  • Thrive Market Nick Green, cofounder and co-chief executive officer
  • Ulta Beauty — Dave Kimbell, chief merchandising and marketing officer
  • Walker & Co. Brands — Tristan Walker, founder and chief executive officer
  • Williams-Sonoma — John Strain, chief digital and technical officer
  • Wish — Peter Szulczewski, founder and chief executive officer

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