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Commerce+, hosted by Shopify Plus
The Times Center October 17th, 2018
Part industry conference, part executive offsite – Commerce+ is where disruptors from the world’s fastest growing, top-tier brands immerse themselves in the latest insights & innovations in an intimate setting alongside like-minded peers.
Over a single day in the heart of NYC, vetted leaders will come together to forge authentic connections, engage in meaningful collaboration, and share insightful dialogue on the ever-evolving future of commerce.
Founder & CEO
Head of Global Marketing
CEO & Founder
Head of Commerce
Head of VR and AR
9:00 - 10:00am
Breakfast & Registration
10:00 - 10:50am
Solving for Scale
From hiring & culture to funding & global expansion, a conversation on ‘all things scale’ with these fast-growing D2C brands.
Moderator: Melissa Grillo, VP Platform, Forerunner Ventures
Panelists: Rich Fulop, CEO, Brooklinen, Patrick Herning, CEO, Honoré, David Heath, CEO, Bombas
10:50 - 11:25am
Reinventing the Wheel in 2019
Following the lifecycle of innovative product development, from idea to launch.
Moderator: Darrell Etherington, Shopify
Panelists: Ben Kaufman, Head of Commerce, BuzzFeed, Joanna Griffiths, CEO, Knixwear
11:25 - 12:00pm
A discussion on innovative ways technology is used to enhance the customer experience both on and offline.
Speakers: Harley Finkelstein, COO, Shopify, Uri Minkoff, CEO, Rebecca Minkoff
12:00 - 1:15pm
1:15 - 1:50pm
Unpacking what the latest developments in AR + VR mean for the commerce of tomorrow, and how you can begin experimenting with this technology today.
Moderator: Daniel Beauchamp, Head of AR, Shopify
Speaker: Ryan Walker, Founder, HORNE
1:50 - 2:35pm
Cultivating Customer Loyalty
How a clear mission & focused experience can forge authentic and lasting relationships with your target audience.
Moderator: Liz Segran, Fast Company
Panelists: Karla Gallardo, CEO, Cuyana,Cheryl Kaplan, CEO, M. Gemi,Matt Scanlan, CEO, Naadam
2:35 - 3:05pm
3:05 - 3:20pm
Inspiration for innovation: leveling up your digital strategy
Use cases on how you can level up your brand’s ecommerce strategy now.
Speaker: Steve Haase, Head of Solutions Engineering, Shopify Plus
3:20pm - 3:50pm
From URL to IRL: Connecting with Customers Offline
How brands are disrupting the traditional brick & mortar model and designing future store experiences.
Moderator: Amy Hufft, VP Brand and Communications, Shopify
Panelists: Luke Droulez, CMO, Parachute, Stephanie Maes, VP Retail, Adore Me
3:50 - 4:30pm
Discussion on approaching growth in new markets.
Moderator: Hana Abaza, Head of Marketing, Shopify Plus
Panelists: Berly Isaak, Head of Global Marketing, LeSportSac, Seb Mills, IT Director, Gymshark, Tom Montgomery, Co-founder, Chubbies
4:30 - 6:30pm
Cocktail Reception & Networking
An exclusive commerce event.
Commerce+ is an invite-only event. We would love to hear from you if you would like to attend. Apply below and our team will follow-up shortly. Tickets are $687+tax.Apply now