September 25-26, 2019 Boston, MA
VP, Research Director, Forrester
Brigitte finds her flow in crafting marketing strategies with an emphasis on integrated innovation. At Forrester, she leads a team of analysts who help B2C marketers master digital and traditional marketing to win and retain customers. Brigitte is a former strategist for agencies Publicis and Digitas, where she architected digital experiences for some of the largest brands across categories. Prior to her agency work, Brigitte crafted business strategies for clients through the lens of digital disruption while at IBM and Mainspring. Brigitte has a degree in Engineering and her MBA. She's a passionate foodie and oenophile.
Founder & CEO, Beardbrand
Eric Bandholz is the Founder of Beardbrand, a men's grooming company that manufactures and sells products for beards, hair, and bodies. Beardbrand bootstrapped from a $30 investment and turned that into a 7 figure business with no debt or outside investors. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife and daughter.
VP, Technology Strategy & Business Development, Unilever Prestige
Connie Kim is the Vice President of Technology Strategy & Business Development at Unilever Prestige, where she focuses on identifying the most innovative, advanced ways of implementing the fastest moving and most relevant trends across the prestige beauty brands. Previously, she worked in Business Development at Google X, the highly confidential innovation engine at Alphabet, and in the Digital Strategy practice at McKinsey & Company. She received her MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and currently resides in Los Angeles. She spends most of her free time chasing around her 1-year-old baby boy.
Andrew Bialecki is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Klaviyo, a marketing platform for businesses that want to grow through channels they own. Andrew and his co-founder, Ed Hallen, started Klaviyo in 2012.Prior to Klaviyo, Andrew worked at Performable, which was acquired by Hubspot in June 2011. Before that he worked for Applied Predictive Technologies, a Washington D.C. based technology company, whose clients included the world’s largest retail brands. Born and raised in just outside of Boston, he is proud to be building Klaviyo in his hometown.
Marketing Director, HYLETE
After securing a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Sports Management, Jon's career started in B2C sales and expanded to digital marketing and e-commerce. Initially cutting his teeth in email marketing, Jon surpassed all industry benchmarks and now manages HYLETE's Digital Marketing team, the brand’s marketing calendar, and software partners/3rd party agencies. He leverages all the resources at his disposal to make data-driven decisions while delivering engaging, personalized, timely communications.
CEO & Co-founder, CurlMix
Kimberly Lewis is the co-founder of CurlMix, a clean beauty brand for curly hair. Kim and Tim, her husband and co-founder, were featured on Season 10 of Shark Tank, a critically acclaimed and multi-Emmy Award-winning reality show. With a bachelor’s degree in Logistics & Marketing from the University of Illinois and a relentless drive, Kim has bootstrapped CurlMix to several million in sales in just a few years. Shortly after Shark Tank, Kim also raised a seed investment of $1.2M from the CEO of LinkedIn and other partners.
Marketing Director, CurlMix
Alicia Ferguson is the Head of Strategic Marketing at CurlMix and a mindfulness entrepreneur. She specializes in email marketing and e-commerce. Her passion for beautiful design and data creates campaigns that convert into revenue and connect with core audiences. With over ten years of experience, her keen eye for detail has lead creative direction on several successful campaigns garnering over seven figures in sales. Alicia derives great pleasure in helping companies and individuals build strategic data-driven marketing campaigns and practicing mindfulness through yoga and meditation. Alicia was recently featured on Klaviyo’s "Ready, Set, Grow” docu-series where she detailed how she currently leads the digital marketing, paid and owned content initiatives that drive CurlMix.
Director of Product, Klaviyo
Jake has been working in marketing since he was one, when his parents started an advertising agency. He started going grey at age 9 — draw your own conclusions! He is an eternal optimist and has dedicated his career to helping businesses who are short on bandwith, budget or expertise market like the most sophisticated brands on earth and grow incredibly fast. He prioritizes his family, then Klaviyo, then golf.
CEO & Founder, Octane AI
Matt is the CEO and Co-Founder of Octane AI, the best way to drive sales with Facebook Messenger ads and automations while completely coordinated with Klaviyo. Matt is also the creator of Chatbots Magazine, the #1 bots and AI publication in the world with over 750,000 readers a year. Previously, with a focus on digital product design, Matt pioneered one-to-many online live video at Ustream (acquired by IBM), went through YCombinator, and helped grow rapper Lil Wayne from 1 to 30 million fans online.
Retention Marketing Manager, Who Gives A Crap
Mike Altman uses his bum to try and save the world. He leads Retention Marketing at Who Gives A Crap, who sell feel-good toilet paper and use 50% of their profits to build toilets and improve sanitation in the developing world. Previously, he helped customers sleep better with Casper. Prior to that, he helped Donor see the impact of their donations with charity: water. He lives in NYC with his wife and their Betta Ringo Starfish.
VP, Digital Ecommerce & Marketing, Homage
Robert leads HOMAGE's eCommerce, Digital, Marketing, Social Media, Customer Service and Digital Design teams with twenty years of experience in retail, digital product innovation and business development. Robert started his retail career at Tween Brands, now Ascena Retail Group and has held executive level positions at Turner Broadcasting, Demandware, Pitney Bowes and Aptos. Robert leads with a focus on driving profit through a lens of strategic vision and analytical execution.
Associate Director of Digital Design, Homage
Currently residing in Columbus, Ohio, Nottke works for throwback apparel company HOMAGE's marketing department as the Associate Director of Digital Design. Working with a small, yet mighty team, he helps develop effective strategies for products that range from NBA JAM to Nickelodeon. He's also most likely lost count at the number of emails he's designed since 2008. He also enjoys marketing himself as a semi-pro wrestler, Marion Fontaine. Traveling around the midwest performing in gyms, smokey elks clubs, and the occasional barn. So if you looking for conversation topics from font management to throwing a bodyslam, he's a qualified resource.
Head of Merchant Engagement, Shopify Plus
Jamie Levy is the Head of Merchant Engagement at Shopify Plus, the division of Shopify focused on the world’s largest and fastest growing brands including Kylie Cosmetics, Morphe, Rebecca Minkoff, ThirdLove, and Steve Madden. Jamie brings the Shopify mission to life by creating merchant experiences, connecting executives and founders and feeding insights back into Shopify. Throughout her career, Jamie has built a reputation for connecting the dots to help organizations scale.
Head of Direct Marketing, Death Wish Coffee
Will Critcher is Head of Direct Marketing at Death Wish Coffee where he develops analytically motivated marketing and advertising strategies. He is a fan of conversations that aren't required to stay on topic, tequila, and people who give a damn. After a brief stretch as a professional paintball player, he’s worked exclusively for the last 11 years in the marketing and sales space. Most of his time has been spent on the agency and the advertising side. Prior to joining Death Wish in early 2019, Will was the Founder, CFO, and lead dishwasher for an agency, Unveil.
Founder & CEO, Hawke Media
As a serial entrepreneur and marketing expert, Huberman is a sought-after thought leader in the world of digital marketing, entrepreneurship, sales and business. Prior to Hawke, he founded, grew and sold two successful ecommerce companies. Huberman is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including Forbes “30Under30,” CSQ "40Under40", Inc. Magazine’s “Top 25 Marketing Influencers,” and Best in Biz North America’s “Marketing Executive of the Year.” A regular contributor to major publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur and CSQ, Huberman is also a well-known keynote speaker.
Digital Marketing Strategist, Chubbies
Hailing from Austin, Texas, Erich Hellstrom (or H-Bomb, as his Nana calls him) is the Digital Marketing Strategist for weekend apparel brand, Chubbies. He has a hand in messaging, content, and analytics across multiple platforms. When he's not slanging KPIs, he's a (very) amateur ultra runner and regularly performs improv to decently satisfied crowds.
VP, CRM and Email, Tinuiti
Onboarding Expert, Klaviyo
Senior Product Manager, Klaviyo
Manager, Customer Support, Klaviyo
Senior Software Engineer, Klaviyo
Director of Growth, Klaviyo
Product Expert, Klaviyo
Former International Head of Creative Planning & Production, PUMA
Over her 20 year career, Andrea Petrick has accumulated a deep knowledge and understanding of consumer and retail brands. She has recently departed from PUMA’s International Marketing organization as the Global Head of Planning and Production, a department that she designed and built from the ground up. Andrea is a forward-thinking senior executive, and an empowering and people-focused leader. She is passionate about managing and coaching diverse teams to deliver results while facilitating their career development. Andrea currently lives in the Boston area with her husband and two young children.
Jim Lofgren is the CEO of Nosto, the industry leader in AI-powered personalization for digital commerce. Nosto was founded in 2011 and enables over 2,500 online retailers to deliver their customers personalized shopping experiences. Prior to joining Nosto, Jim Lofgren was CEO of Klarna in North America and VP of Global Accounts. Klarna is a leading payments solutions provider, and in his role Jim was responsible for the company’s largest accounts and its North American business. Before joining Klarna, he held the position of GM & Chief Merchandising Officer at CommerceHub, where he was responsible for helping more than 50 expand their growing their online sales through expanding endless aisle assortment utilizing CommerceHub's network over 10,000 drop ship suppliers.
SVP Global Business Development, BigCommerce
As SVP of Global Business Development, MaryAnn Bekkedahl leads BigCommerce’s strategic partnerships team. She focuses on developing and executing partnership strategies to deliver best-in-class technology solutions to BigCommerce merchants, and scale top-line revenue growth for the company. Prior to her time at BigCommerce, MaryAnn held executive positions at Time Inc. and Rodale, and co-founded the mobile shopping app Keep.
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