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March 10-13, 2017

SXSW AUSTIN

Shopgate HQ
804 Congress Ave Austin TX 78701


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RETAIL INNOVATION LOUNGE

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Keynote Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


Friday, March 10

9pm-11pm: Retail Innovation Lounge Kick Off Party, Presented by Chariot


Saturday, March 11

10am-4pm Lounge & Learn
10-10:30am Fireside Chat with Under Armour’s Sid Jatia

Overall “mobile achievement grades”: Retail Industry = C- vs. Under Armour = A. Why?
Brands need “shoppable” mobile apps – 78% of brands have lackluster apps, but Under Armour app rated “Top in Class” & Under Armour DTC growth up 23%.
How can mobile shopper apps boost DTC sales? Sid Jatia and Marc Biel discuss how to make the grade.

• Sid Jatia, VP, Direct to Consumer, Under Armour
• Marc Biel, CEO, Shopgate – Moderator

10:30-11:15am Meet Retail’s New Revolutionaries

• Jason Ballard, CEO, Treehouse
• Phillip Raub, Founder & CMO, b8ta
• Anne Marie Stephen, CEO + founder, kwolia

11:30-12:00pm Within a “Click” of Desire – Consumer Engagement in a Digital World

The way that shoppers engage with brands is changing and this requires a new set of strategies and tactics in order to continue to drive brand love and business results. The presentation will address how Coca-Cola is reinventing its proven approach to refreshment within an arms’ reach of desire to reflect this new consumer reality via a celebration of moments, focus on frictionless shopping experiences and personalization.

• Scott Ryan, VP National Retail, Coca-Cola 

12pm-12:30pm Sneak Preview – What’s Turning Heads at NYC’s Turnstyle

•Anne Marie Stephen, CEO + founder, kwolia

12:30-1:30pm Lounge & Lunch

1:30-2pm Digital Fashion Future

•Anina Net, CEO, 360 Fashion Network
•Urvi Bhandari, Innovation Catalyst, Walmart

2-2:30pm The Rise of Intelligent Search

•Liz Walton, VP, Marketing, Yext

2:30-3:00pm Where New Meets Non-Traditional @ Turnstyle NYC

•Matt McCoy, Co-Founder & COO, Scanalytics
•Daniel Black, CEO, Glass-Media
•Brian Maupin, Founder & CEO, Xclaim Mobile
•Anne Marie Stephen, CEO + founder, kwolia

3:15-4pm Catching Up with Producer & Actor Tanner Beard

Tanner is premiering three films at SXSW, La Barracuda, Sylvio and the highly-anticipated world premier of Terence Malick’s film Song to Song starring Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender, and Natalie Portman. Song to Song is set amid the Austin music scene, and has been selected to open this year’s SXSW Conference. 

Tanner Beard, Film Producer & Actor, World Premiere Films SXSW 2017

Rebecca McInroy – Senior Producer/Host, KUTX, Moderator

Rebecca produces a wide range of content for KUT, KUTX and KUT.ORG. Many of her programs combine the talent, and knowledge of the Austin community, with the production arm of KUT/X Radio to produce content that bridges the gaps that lie between the world of news and entertainment. Rebecca is the co-creator, host, and executive producer for Views and Brews, a discussion program taped live at the Cactus Cafe on the UT Campus among her many productions.

4pm Lounge & Libations

7pm SXSW Party featuring Guest DJ former Olympian Mike Rogers

 

Sunday, March 12

11am-12:30pm Lounge + Brunch
BRUNCH BOOK SIGNING for Extreme Innovation by Sandy Carter
Extreme Innovation Is Released @ SXSW Highlighting Innovation Superpowers

In her fifth book, Sandy Carter urges companies to innovate or die. Extreme Innovation launches at South by Southwest (SXSW). Many of the 100 featured case studies highlight leading edge retailers like Shake Shack, Hotel Tonight, Lowe’s and innovative fashion tech startups like 360 Fashion Network and Elektrocouture.
Extreme Innovation discusses new concepts like the impact of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and artificial intelligence (AR) in the innovation cycle, explaining the role that ecosystems play in fostering innovation. The book highlights the fact that diversity drives innovation.

11:40-12:00pm Do-Gooding Brands Win with Social Good

•Amber J. Lawson, CEO, Good Amplified

12:30-4pm Lounge + Learn
12:00-12:30pm Customer Retention Hiding In Your Mobile Experience

•Marc Biel, CEO, Shopgate, Inc.

12:30-1pm Retail on Facebook & Instagram

•Beth Horn, Industry Manager, Specialty Retail, Facebook
•Sarah Cunningham, Sr. Managing Dir., Client Service & Dvmt., TPN, -Moderator

1-1:30pm Mobile Innovation: Get What you Need & What You Want

•Brian Maupin, Founder & CEO, Xclaim Mobile
•Joshua Hebert, Director of Market Development, TransUnion
•Casey Gannon, VP of Marketing, Shopgate
•Raj Naijjer, GM, GeoMarketing – Moderator

1:45-2:15pm Innovation: Brands & The New Media Future

•David Polinchock, CXO, ExperientialAdvertising.US
•Lori Schwartz, Principal Story Tech & CNN Technology Contributor
•Tiffanie Stanard, Founder & CEO, Prestige Concepts, Technology Influencer & Media Personality

2:15-2:45pm The Next Big Thing in VC Retail Funding

•Leslie Cohen, Executive Director, XRC Labs
•Sonia Sahney Nagar, Vice President, Pritzker Group Venture Capital
•J. Skyler Fernandes, Retail Futurist, One Match Ventures
•Sumeet Jain, Co-Founder & General Partner, LUMA Capital Partners

2:45-3:30pm Everything is Popping Up Retail

Domino Media presented the “Domino Holiday Dream” a novel pop up experience, in December, 2016, in NYC with brand partners, like Target, who are leading the path to retail innovation and brand activations. Domino’s immersive pop-up experience brought together curated customer community with ticketed workshops and events. Hear about this and innovative shopper experiences first hand and with Nathan Coyle and Manolo Almagro.

•Nathan Coyle, CEO, Domino Media Group
•Manolo Almagro, Senior Managing Director, Tech & Innovation, TPN

4pm Lounge & Libations


Monday, March 13

10am-4pm Lounge Open
4pm Startup Crawl

*Beer and wine will be served all day, cocktails begin at 4pm daily.
*Free wifi, games and workspaces will be provided.

 
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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Rebecca McInroy

Rebecca McInroy

Senior Producer/Host, KUTX

Sonia Sahney Nagar

Sonia Sahney Nagar

Vice President, Pritzker Group Venture Capital

Leslie Cohen

Leslie Cohen

Executive Director, XRC Labs

Beth Horn

Beth Horn

Retail Industry Manager, Facebook

Liz Walton

Liz Walton

VP, Marketing at Yext

David Polinchock

David Polinchock

CXO, Experiential Advertising.US

Jason Ballard

Jason Ballard

CEO, Treehouse

Marc Biel

Marc Biel

CEO, Shopgate

Sid Jatia

Sid Jatia

VP Direct to Consumer, Under Armour 

Scott Ryan

Scott Ryan

VP National Retail, Coca-Cola 

Anne Marie Stephen

Anne Marie Stephen

CEO + Founder, KWOLIA

Urvi Bhandari

Urvi Bhandari

Innovation Catalyst, Walmart

Casey Gannon

Casey Gannon

VP of Marketing, Shopgate

Tiffanie Stanard

Tiffanie Stanard

Founder & CEO, Prestige Concepts, Technology Influencer & Media Personality

Nathan Coyle

Nathan Coyle

CEO, Domino Media Group

Raj Nijjer

Raj Nijjer

GM, GeoMarketing

Anina Net

Anina Net

CEO, 360Fashion Network

Matt McCoy

Matt McCoy

Cofounder & COO, Scanalytics, Inc. 

Nick Buzzell

Nick Buzzell

CEO, NBTV Studios 

Brian Maupin

Brian Maupin

Founder and CEO, Xclaim Mobile 

Joshua Hebert

Joshua Hebert

Director of Market Development, TransUnion 

Sarah Cunningham

Sarah Cunningham

Senior Managing Director of Client Service and Development, TPN 

Manolo Almagro

Manolo Almagro

Senior Managing Director of Tech and Innovation, TPN 

Amber J. Lawson

Amber J. Lawson

CEO, Good Amplified 

Lori Schwartz

Lori Schwartz

Principal, Story Tech and CNN Technology Contributor 

J. Skyler Fernandes

J. Skyler Fernandes

Retail Futurist, One Match Ventures 

Phillip Raub

Phillip Raub

Founder and CMO, B8ta 

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WHEN
March 11 – 13, 2017 (CST)
WHERE
Shopgate HQ 804 Congress Ave Suite 200 Austin TX 78701


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804 Congress Ave. Suite 200, Austin, TX 78701
312.613.4434 • events@kwolia.com