New Advisory Board Members Announced

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CommerceNext, a community, event series and conference for marketers at retail and direct-to-consumer brands, today announced that its 2022 in-person conference will be held June 21–22 at the New York Hilton Midtown. More than 1,200 ecommerce and retail industry executives are expected to attend CommerceNext in 2022, following its successful September 2021 event. As always, CommerceNext will follow CDC guidelines and venue protocols to ensure the safety of its attendees at this June’s event.

“We’re thrilled to bring the CommerceNext community back together in person again in June, as so much has changed for retail brands and marketers since our last event in September,” said CommerceNext Co-Founder Veronika Sonsev. “We cannot wait to connect, collaborate and share information and best practices with our community of disruptive retailers and innovative leaders across the industry at our next event.”

Throughout the pandemic, CommerceNext has continually provided its community with critical industry information, through its in-person event in September 2021 and through in-market dinners, virtual summits, webinars and lunch-and-learns that have drawn more than 5,000 participants over the past two years. The company’s in-depth research, including reports on customer data and shopping trends, have also helped the industry navigate major changes and challenges.

New Advisory Board Members

Armed with new advisory board members who have helped shape recent programming, CommerceNext is excited to welcome attendees to its in-person June conference. For the past four years, CommerceNext’s advisory board of industry leaders, who bring expertise from a variety of ecommerce and retail categories, has provided critical feedback and guidance to ensure that conference programming and content are relevant and timely. Below is an updated list of advisory board members for 2022:

Web Smith, Founder at 2PM

Melissa Grillo Aruz, Founder at Aruz Ventures

* Eric Gohs, SVP of Performance Marketing + Digital at Ascena

* Brooke Burdge, SVP of Marketing at Attentive

Sunil Kaki, EVP of Marketing at Beachbody

Liesel Walsh, SVP Marketing & Customer Experience at Boston Proper

Sarah Bowman, VP of Global Brand & Experience at Botify

Elyse Burack, Head of Consumer Marketing at Capsule

Lev Peker, CEO at CarParts.com

Matt Gehring, CMO at Dutch

Emily Hickey, Founder at Chief Detective Growth Consulting

* Vivian Chang, VP Growth, DTC at Clorox

Ekta Chopra, Chief Digital Officer at E.L.F. BEAUTY

Amy Africa, CEO at Eight By Eight

Doug Jensen, SVP, GTM Analytics and Learning Center of Excellence at Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Geoff Sanders, CMO at Firstleaf

Vijay Talwar, CEO of EMEA at Foot Locker

Charlie Cole, CEO at FTD

Leslie Emmons Burthey, VP of Marketing (Gold, Telehealth) at GoodRX

Bree Casart, Head of Digital at Hanna Andersson

Shawna Hausman, CMO at Health-E Commerce

Angela Hsu, SVP, Marketing and Ecommerce at Lamps Plus

Qun Wei, Head of Growth Data & Analytics at Lemonade

Scott Ableman, CMO at LevelFields

Emily Culp, Board Member at Mizzen + Main, Stio & Cordial

George Khachatryan, CEO at OfferFit

Barkha Saxena, Chief Data Officer at Poshmark

Joe Megibow, Advisor at Purple

Naomi Jacobs, Director, Social Strategy at Qurate Retail Group (QVC, HSN)

David Cost, VP of Digital and Ecommerce at Rainbow

Anurag Kadyan, Vice President of Ecommerce & Digital Marketing at S’well

* Liana Thompson, Vice President, Global Ecommerce at Stuart Weitzman

* Suruchi Shukla, VP of Omnichannel Growth Marketing at Tailored Brands

* Noam Paransky, Chief Digital Officer at Tapestry

Jason Nickel, VP of Marketing at Ten Thousand

Mike Lackman, CEO at Trade Coffee

Alex Waldman, Co-Founder & Creative Director at Universal Standard

Malena Higuera, General Manager at Urban Decay

Daren Hull, President at Vera Bradley

Sarah Henry, Sr. Director, Content & Influencer Marketing at Walmart

* Molly Bruttomesso, Senior VP of Customer Success at Wunderkind

Jon Mandell, SVP, Global Membership Marketing & Commerce at WW

*Newly added

About CommerceNext

CommerceNext is a community, event series and conference for marketers at retail and direct-to-consumer brands. Through its events and research, the company harnesses the collective wisdom of its community to help marketers grow their businesses and advance their careers. Inc. Magazine named the CommerceNext Summit one of the top 5 ecommerce conferences for 2019/2020. To learn more about CommerceNext, visit www.commercenext.com.

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