Guest Speaker

Terry J. Lundgren

Terry J. Lundgren

Chairman and CEO, Formerly @ Macy’s Terry Lundgren was CEO of Macy’s from 2003 to Jan 2018. He began his career in the group in 1975 as a trainee at Bullock’s, a California division of Federated Department Stores, which now forms the Macy’s group. In 1988, he joined Neiman Marcus, but returned to the group in 1994 to assume the position of CEO of Federated Merchandising Group.

Panel Discussion

« The Rise of Experiential Retail »

Today, brick-and-mortar spot has to go beyond functionality. It has to be a place where consumers want to spend time, not just transact. This new evolution in retail is a response to the growth of online retailers such as Amazon, and other E-commerce platforms. With the emergence of new trends and technologies, how can retailers successfully position themselves?

Jean-Marc Bellaiche

Jean-Marc Bellaiche

Chief Strategy Officer @ ContentSquare, Formerly SVP, Tiffany & Co Jean-Marc joined ContentSquare in June 2018. He spent 4 years as Senior Vice President - Strategy & Business Development at Tiffany & Co., with responsibility for business initiatives outside of jewelry such as watches, leather goods, eyewear and fragrance.

Neil Parikh

Neil Parikh

Co-founder & COO @ Casper Casper, the $100 million mattress startup, is the world’s first sleep brand and a start-up that makes a mattress with proprietary sleep technology and ships it directly to consumers. He was named to Forbes’s 2015 30 Under 30 list for retail, among other recognition.

Bart Higgins (moderator)

Bart Higgins (moderator)

Founder @ Future Perfect As a global consultant and an affiliate of agencies such as ?What If ! Innovation, Aruliden, and Gehl, Bart serves as a leading expert in the area of brand and experience innovation. Bart partners with clients globally to enable and activate brands, focusing on the development of new services, programs, environments, technologies and branded offerings.

Berta de Pablos- Barbier

Berta de Pablos- Barbier

President @ Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S. Berta has been Vice President of Marketing at Mars Chocolate North America since February 2015. She also served as CMO at Lacoste for 2.5 years. Before, she served as Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications at Boucheron- Luxury Group PPR for 4 years.

Kamran Zaki

Kamran Zaki

President North America @Adyen Adyen, the global payments platform for companies like eBay, Facebook, Uber, Spotify and Casper. Prior to Adyen, Kamran served as Head of Global Payments at Netflix, where he helped expand the Netflix streaming service to more than 40 million members. Previously, Kamran spent seven years at PayPal, where he headed up payments teams across Europe, North America and Emerging Markets (LatAm, Middle East and Africa).