B2B Online Miami 2019

November 11 - 13, 2019

JW Marriott Marquis Miami, FL

Past Speakers (2018)

Ales Drabek
Chief Digital Officer
Conrad Electronics

Ales Drabek is  Chief Digital Officer from the retail and B2B distribution industry. His experience includes electronic, IoT, FMCG (food and non-food) and fashion, having worked for leading international retailers & distributors like Conrad Electronic, METRO Group, Rossmann and C&A. As Chief Disruption Officer he is responsible for developing a new type of digital business models and disruption from not any more modern processes and way of working. 

Rich Cohen
President and Founder
Elevate Packaging, Inc
Rich Cohen founded Elevate Packaging in 2000 as the leading manufacturer and supplier of exclusively sustainable packaging and labels. Sustainable businesses rely on Elevate for sustainability expertise and responsive supply for the widest range of recycled, compostable biodegradable and recycle-friendly adhesive labels, 100% recycled wind-energy produced compostable paper cartons, compostable bags and stand-up pouches made from non-GMO compostable biofilms. Rich’s passion and his company's mission is to revolutionize the packaging industry with innovative sustainable solutions and outstanding service.
Jodi White
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC

Jodi began working in the solar industry as Finance Manager for Dankoff Solar in 2003 after obtaining her Masters in accounting from University of New Mexico. She was pleasantly surprised to find herself working in an industry with many people who shared her passion for environmental and energy concerns. Jodi was part of the start-up group at Focused Energy in March of 2008 and saw it through acquisition by BayWa r.e. in 2010. She is proud to be part of a fantastic team that is truly dedicated to serving customers. Jodi also has an undergraduate degree in Geology from The Colorado College, where she developed a passion for hiking, backpacking, and beautiful rocks. She now enjoys spending time with her family playing soccer, hiking, baking, and gardening, and rides her bike to work every day.

Ajay Kamble
Turtle & Hughes, Inc.
Mike Brooks
Ferguson Enterprises

 Mr. Brooks is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Senior Vice President of Ferguson, a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including commercial and residential plumbing supplies, HVAC, waterworks, industrial supplies and a direct to consumer internet business. In the past 64 years, Ferguson has grown from a local distributor to a $15.0 billion-dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and more than 24,000 associates nationwide.


As CMO, Mr. Brooks is responsible for Strategic Planning, Marketing, Advertising, Market Research, M&A, New Business Model Development and Ferguson Ventures.


Prior to joining Ferguson in 2005, he served as Vice President of Information Technology for Stock Building Supply, a subsidiary of Ferguson’s parent company. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic planning and execution of information technology across the company. He also acted as Chairman for Stock’s ERP implementation and developed the initial strategic plans for moving the business into e-commerce.


Prior to joining Stock Building Supply in 1997, Mr. Brooks was CEO and Founder of Norcon Technologies, a consulting firm specializing in technology for the wholesale distribution and retail markets.


He currently serves as a Director of J.J. Haines - a privately-held distribution company, a member of the Board of Directors for the Lackey Clinic, and a Board member of William & Mary’s Masters of Science in Business Analytics program. 


Mr. Brooks holds a MBA from Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and a BS in Computer Science from Fanshawe College.

Kilian Veer

Kilian is a co-founder of the worlds biggest Life Science Marketplace ZAGENO and was responsible for establishing and leading several business units from 2015 to 2017, including Marketing, Service, Biotech Content & Product Portfolio, Technical Integration, and Sales. Since 2018, he has focused primarily on medium and long-term strategic planning and business development. Prior to founding ZAGENO Kilian has built and lead QIAGEN's digital activities as Head of digital strategy and prior to that has made a name as an outstanding Management consultant for Digitalization topics with PWC.

Mark Staudinger
SVP, Digital eCommerce, President
American Tire Distributors
Rob Milstead
SVP Digital
Genuine Parts Company

Rob Milstead is the Senior Vice President for Digital at Genuine Parts Company. In his role, Rob oversees Genuine Parts’ digital initiatives around the world focusing on using digital technology to improve the customer experience, drive competitive advantage and capitalize on digital investments to grow topline and bottom line performance.

Rob joined GPC in early 2015 following a successful 20+ year career in the consulting world where his experiences ranged from running his own marketing agency to working for one of the world’s largest business and technology firms. His focus has been nearly exclusively on digital where he’s developed deep expertise in digital marketing, user experience, analytics, ecommerce, mobile solutions, and digital advertising. 

Sarah Golish
Senior Vice President, Demand Generation
Acuity Brands

Sarah Golish is a demonstrated leader, bringing both engineering and business expertise to the demand generation practice at Acuity Brands. Her position spans both the traditional lighting, controls and IoT technology businesses of Acuity for marketing communications, lead generation, digital marketing, brand management, and training & education. 


Prior to Acuity, she held a range of leadership roles over a ten-year period at Emerson Electric. Her experience ranges from marketing and product management to strategic planning for Emerson’s Network Power and Commercial & Residential Solutions business units. She also brings experience from engineering roles within Rockwell Automation and Lucent Technologies. 


Sarah holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Duke University, a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.  

Tracy Robertson
Global VP – Customer Experience

Tracy Robertson currently serves as Kimberly-Clark Professional’s Global Vice President of Customer Experience. In this role, Tracy is responsible for all aspects of customer experience, digital transformation, and sales effectiveness to ensure the delivery of a high-quality, end-to-end experience across the entire customer journey. Prior to joining KCP, Tracy spent 10 years at GE in various global commercial leadership roles. Her last two-years at GE she served as part of a mission-based team driving a company-wide project to define the strategy and implementation of GE’s Commercial and Customer Digital Transformation. Called upon to manage change, Tracy has delivered measurable results by comprehensively analyzing products, marketing, communications, and sales programs and then implementing continuous improvement, training, and culture initiatives in global, highly-matrixed organizations. Tracy currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and has an undergraduate degree in Communications and a M.B.A. from Syracuse University.   

Alan Gaffney
Vice President, Global eBusiness & Digital Marketing
Parker Hannifin

Alan Gaffney is the VP of Global eBusiness and Digital Marketing at Parker Hannifin a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies where he leads Parker’s online commercial and digital strategy along with online sales and marketing.


Alan has a 20-year track record of driving results across multiple industries including: service, manufacturing, technology, consumer and medical products. A strategic marketer with proven ability to develop businesses from the ground up and establish successful people and processes to drive profit. His career spans global markets in Europe, Asia and the US where he has delivered global growth through strategic planning, branding, market development, interactive marketing, eCommerce, sales channel creation and product development.


He believes that the essence of a good marketing strategy is the ability to execute and align the right people and processes, with the right mix of applied technology.


Alan has held positions as Managing Director Global Sales for Vita-Mix Corporation and previously served as Vice President Commercial Marketing and CIO at Keithley Instruments. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Marketing Management from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland and his MBA from the University of Akron.  Member of the CMO Council

Ashar Mairaj
Vice President, Digital Marketing
Global Industrial

Ashar is the head of digital marketing at Global Industrial. He joined Global Industrial in 2010 and has been leading digital transformation at Global Industrial, working with diverse teams, building out analytics department, moving towards machine learning and AI. His expertise includes advanced analytics to manage campaigns, improve customer service, customer analysis, pricing and more. He has overseen transformation of traditional catalog based business to ecommerce and successfully merged marketing and sales of an acquired major industrial distributor in Midwest.


Global Industrial is an industry leader providing private label and brand name industrial equipment and supplies to businesses throughout North America. Global Industrial has tripled in revenue since his joining in 2010. Prior to joining Global Industrial, he worked in technology sector for large multinationals as Siemens and Motorola in engineering & strategy roles.

Aura Burke
Vice President, B2B Integration
Diversified Food Service Supply

Aura is the Vice President of B2B Integration Strategy for Diversified Foodservice Supply, a distributor of parts, supplies, and equipment to the foodservice industry. With a strong background in technology and 20 years of distribution experience, she leverages her operational knowledge to identify and champion opportunities to drive digital transformation within the company. To uncover opportunities for new business prospects as well as for organic growth through the B2B offering, Aura partners with customers to develop and present digital strategies.  She defines the strategy and develops the roadmap that continues to evolve the B2B engagement between DFS and their partners.

Devashish Saxena
Vice President, Global Digital Business
Devashish is currently leading digital and ecommerce at Rexel. He joined Rexel in 2013 and is responsible for defining how digital fits into Rexel’s evolution to a multichannel business. Since joining Rexel, Devashish has built a global hybrid digital team with Centers of Excellence at the group level that work together with digital teams at the country level to bring digital capabilities that connect and serve customers across their lifecycle.
Prior to joining Rexel, Devashish has worked at the crossroads of digital and international for most of his career. He has built and lead digital and ecommerce organizations in several companies including Texas Instruments and Premier Farnell. He has lived and worked in North America, Europe and Asia and currently spends most of his time in Dallas and Paris.

Alison Zepp
VP of Marketing and Strategy
Jessup Manufacturing Company

Alison F. Zepp is Vice President, Marketing and Strategy for Jessup Manufacturing Company, a global manufacturer of adhesive coated films used in industrial, commercial and consumer products. In this role, she develops business and e-commerce strategy and directs product and brand development, marketing technology, marketing communications, inside sales, and customer service.

Prior to joining Jessup, Ms. Zepp was Vice President, Board of Directors for Innovation Experts, a nonprofit organization supplying e-books, digital subscriptions, mobile apps, and other services to libraries.  Ms. Zepp served as Vice President, Marketing for Follett Library Resources and BWI, Inc., from 2008-2012. Ms. Zepp developed the operating group’s digital strategy that produced FollettShelf, the popular cloud-based e-reader for K-12 schools, and a broad offering of digital content.

Ms. Zepp’s earlier assignments include Chief Marketing Officer of Grohe America, Inc., a global plumbing manufacturer, where she was responsible for strategy, product innovation, and consumer marketing, and Vice President of Marketing at Juno Lighting Group, a lighting manufacturer, where branding, new products, and channel programs drove rapid growth. Ms. Zepp had multiple marketing and sales roles at W.W. Grainger 1992-2002.

Ms. Zepp holds a Master of Management in marketing and finance from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. 

Christine Owens
VP of Marketing
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems

Christine has been providing strategy insights and communications expertise to CXO-level executives for more than 25 years. Christine's experience spans strategic marketing, corporate communications, channel marketing, sales enablement, demand generation, public relations, coalition and alliance formation, global website management, government relations and project management.

Nishant Nishant
Global Head of Digital Strategy

Nishant Nishant is Global Head of Digital Strategy at Avnet. He has more than a decade of experience pioneering strategies for digital transformation and innovation. Most recently, Nishant supported the launch of Ask Avnet, the first platform in technology distribution to combine artificial intelligence (AI) and human expertise to streamline the online customer experience. He also has a key role directing the development of the Avnet ecosystem, an expansive network comprised of owned companies and partners, which offers a wide range of services that guide customers through each stage of the product lifecycle.  

David Spindler
Global Vice President, eBusiness
Tech Data

David P. Spindler, Global Vice President, eBusiness with Tech Data Corporation, was born in the United Kingdom and has lived in France, Canada and presently in Tampa, Florida.  Since 1995, David has worked in the IT industry focusing on Electronic Business, including integrated Commerce, Tech Data’s global web sites and has enabled hundreds of resellers to systematically connect and conduct business using connectivity tools like XML, EDI, API’s etc.  David received a BA from York University in York City, England and has his National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and Federation International Football Association (FIFA) certification. Not only is David a professional football coach and diving instructor, he has a very colorful past playing rugby at the highest level and is presently learning to fly helicopters.  David is known within the industry as the bridge that connects business using IT, and as a trusted advisor to many large organizations.

Vijay Hanumolu
Head of Global Customer Experience & Content Strategy
Analog Devices, Inc.

Over the last 18 years Vijay has fused a diverse background of CX, digital strategy, content strategy, technology, and marketing to deliver exceptional omni-channel digital experiences, mobile apps, award winning products, launch successful brands, compelling marketing programs, and digital transformation. He has built high performing digital teams that have delivered award-winning products, transformative change, and exceptional YoY growth.


Currently Vijay Hanumolu is Head of Global CX & Online Strategy at Analog Devices Inc., where his team oversees and support Analog Devices worldwide digital experiences.

Robert Elzner
Director of Global eCommerce
Dell, Inc.

Rob Elzner is an accomplished eCommerce and marketing operations executive with a strong blend of B2B & B2C eCommerce sales, extensive marketing & technology services experience balanced with proven track record of leading large professional organizations and business development. Experienced project and program manager with history of leading complex yet successful launches and integrations on time and under budget. Strong management and leadership skills, with ability to motivate professionals and maximize levels of productivity. 

Mike Conant
Director, Digital Strategy, Planning and Architecture
Agilent Technologies

Mike Conant is Director of Digital Strategy, Planning and Architecture at Agilent Technologies, Inc, a $5B global provider of life science, diagnostics and chemical analysis solutions.

For the last four years he has driven Agilent’s ongoing digital transformation programs across multiple business lines, including the implementation of product information management, globalization of content platforms, and integration into Agilent’s products and services.

Conant has over 30 years of experience in delivering innovative business growth and customer experience strategies.  Prior to joining Agilent, Conant managed a consulting practice that helped global organizations with their digital strategy and execution, including EMC, Life Technologies, Symantec, SAP, Motorola, and Qualcomm. He lead the services practice at Encover, a services sales firm purchased by Synnex in 2010.  Mike had founded diCarta in 1998, an early SaaS provider of contract management solutions.  Conant has a BSEE from Loyola Marymount University and an MBA from San Jose State University.

Magda Ramos
Director of Customer Experience

With over a decade of experience in spearheading business transformation and customer experience strategies in the Connected Devices, Industrial Software and Financial Technology industries, Magda offers a unique blend of Technology expertise and deep business acumen.  She currently serves as Sr. Director of Customer Experience for Honeywell and has served in executive leadership roles in many other organizations including Director of Product Portfolio for Landis and Gyr, Director of Product Strategy for Worldpay and Product Management lead at Emerson.

Magda holds an MBA from Georgia State University and is currently pursuing a MS in Applied Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Karen Blanchard
Director of Marketing

With more than 20 years’ experience in marketing and public relations, Karen Blanchard is a true brand advocate and corporate leader at Madico®, Inc. As Director of Marketing she is responsible for worldwide marketing efforts including digital marketing, social media, website management, tradeshows, customer communication, corporate and product branding, marketing and sales promotions and customer retention efforts. During her career, Blanchard has worked at advertising agencies and technology companies but now leads the marketing efforts at a manufacturing company. Madico innovates manufactures and distributes a broad range of materials based solutions including window film, coatings and laminates for numerous industries across the globe from automotive and architecture to healthcare and aerospace. Blanchard is passionate about revenue generation and an expert at managing resources, people and budgets to drive results. 

Justin Racine
Director, Marketing and eCommerce
Geriatric Medical & Surgical Supply, Inc.
Justin Racine oversees all integrated marketing and e-commerce efforts for Geriatric Medical as well as aiding in customer success. Geriatric Medical is a B2B distributor of medical and health supplies to nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living, and durable medical equipment providers. Justin has spent his entire professional career in the health and medical products sector and has extensive experience targeting and segmenting various demographics of customers through analytics and creative digital marketing campaigns in both B2B and B2C markets. Prior to Geriatric Medical, Justin was category manager for Invacare, a Fortune 1000 medical products manufacturer.
Fred Skinner
Director of Marketing & eCommerce
World Electric Supply

Experienced Transformation and Organizational Change Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the eCommerce industry (B2C and B2B).

Skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Customer Service, Sales, and Strategic Planning.


Strong marketing professional with proven outside sales experience working with several large manufacturers and distributors with over 27 years in the electrical industry.


First to market in many different customer facing strategies pertaining to customer retention and engagement pertaining to online sales.

Ryan Spooner
Director eCommerce & Marketing
Mugsy Jeans

Ryan Spooner is an award winning web designer who specializes in B2B and B2C E-commerce. Skilled in Search Engine Optimization, PPC, User Experience, Email Marketing and Graphic Design. Ryan currently leads all web development and marketing for food packaging manufacturer PacknWood.

Amanda Hamilton
Director, Integrated Systems
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems

In high school, Amanda was voted least likely to join LinkedIn, regardless of any career upside it might offer.  Her appreciation for the unconventional path continued with the completion of a liberal arts degree, punctuated by various jobs and world travel.  She joined BayWa r.e. in 2012 in a customer support position via an ad that was placed on Craigslist.  Amanda currently heads up business process design and software development for BayWa r.e.  She is also an amateur trapeze artist, killer IPA enthusiast, and ardent supporter of the Oxford comma. 

Brady Murphy
Sr. Manager, Digital Marketing/eCommerce B2C & B2B
Robert Bosch Tool Corp.

Brady Murphy has over 14 years of Digital Marketing, Ecommerce and Web Analytics experience across retail and consumer packed goods. His current focus is on leading B2B and B2C digital marketing strategy and operations at Bosch Power Tools North America. 

Kevin Espinosa
Digital Experience Manager

Kevin has an extensive B2B marketing skills with 20 years of Brand/Partner experience that includes precision marketing, marketing automation, social media, service operations, call centers, eCommerce deployment, and ERP. Strategy, critical thinking, and execution are thestrengths that have driven hisDigital Marketing career. Kevin has delivered compelling digital marketing strategies and programs that have significantly increased sales targeting diverse markets and businesses. In addition, he has implemented many of our marketing platforms such as web content management, social media management, web analytics, CRM, and marketing automation.

Kara Hendrick
Manager of Global Digital of Strategy
Velcro Companies

Kara Hendrick is the Manager of Global Digital Strategy for the innovative Velcro Companies. In her role supporting both the B2B and B2C market segments, she oversees the implementation and management of the global digital marketing strategy in the U.S., EMEA, LATAM and APAC markets, while helping develop new social outreach programs to grow the iconic VELCRO® brand and connect with consumers. 

Prior to joining Velcro Companies, Kara worked as the digital media and web community strategist for the Center for Women & Enterprise, a nationally known nonprofit with five entrepreneurial centers in the New England area and as Market Development for RBB, the premiere manufacturer of small batch electronics. Kara is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Babson College.

Miriam Metcalfe
Marketing Manager, North America
Dormer Pramet

Miriam is Marketing Manager for Dormer Pramet, based near Chicago, IL. Having worked exclusively within the industrial marketplace, she has driven sales through Product, Sales and Marketing positions in the United Kingdom, Czech Republic and the United States. Her passion is in turning bricks to bytes and proving the effectiveness of adding a flexible digital mindset to sales growth within the manufacturing sector.

Victoria Manassero Maat
Content Center of Excellence, Digital Channel
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Victoria Manassero Maat is a senior manager at Agilent Technologies, where she’s leading transformation of enterprise content to an omnichannel data model, democratizing product information management, and using customer research to drive an optimized information experience. Throughout her career, she has galvanized strategic use of content and superior end-to-end customer experiences at AAA, Align Technology, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Blue Shield of California, DocuSign, Wells Fargo, and Western Union.  

Karen Duran
Customer Interaction Manager

Karen is currently the Customer Interaction Manager for Caterpillar with responsibility for supporting dealer marketing partners in developing capabilities to integrate digital, marketing, sales and customer experience strategies. Karen and her team are driving the transformation of dealer capabilities in Digital Marketing and Caterpillar's eCommerce solutions.

Ken Novak
eBusiness Manager
Parker Hannifin Corporation

Digital native and full time Dad that is emotionally awake. EQ over IQ every chance. With 20 years of digital marketing experience, it has been his one and only focus since his career began. Owning an extensive resume of defining and executing a myriad of digital strategies ranging the entire spectrum of the communications landscape, there are not many marketing challenges he has not seen. Other than his daughters (which he shamelessly promotes), his pride is quantified business results fueled by the most efficient use of technology and communication strategies. That pride is exemplified in his current role as Global eBusiness Marketing Manager for Parker (a Fortune 200 company). Connect with or follow Ken socially on:

Twitter: @kennovak3

Scott Canney
Sr. Manager, Online Product Management
The Home Depot
Craig Miller
Digital Solutions Manager

Experienced Transformation and Organizational Change Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the eCommerce industry (B2C and B2B).

Skilled in Negotiation, Operations Management, Customer Service, Sales, and Strategic Planning. Strong marketing professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) focused in Business Administration and Management, General from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Extensive professional sales development in the Beverage, Food-service, and Manufacturing Industries.

Tara Brannigan
Head of Marketing & Member Services
Book by Cadillac

Tara Brannigan currently leads marketing for BOOK by Cadillac, a first-of-its-kind luxury vehicle subscription service. This innovative service is one of the ways Cadillac is reinventing its iconic status by adapting to changing customer behavior.

With over fifteen years of experience across a variety of industries, she has developed brands and re-imagined products at Johnson & Johnson, American Express, and Linens ‘n Things. Tara has cultivated an expertise in identifying the wants and needs of customers and translating those into marketing strategy that drives innovation. She earned an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA from Barnard College. Based in New York, she resides in Brooklyn, and enjoys sailing in Long Island.

Chris Merlin
Director of Marketing
WIDIA Products Group
Akash Bhate
Global eCommerce Leader
SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions

Akash is Director of eCommerce at SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions. He is responsible for advancing adoption of eCommerce with customers, channel partners and internal commercial teams. He brings creative, data driven approach to problem solving. Prior to joining SUEZ, Akash worked at GE, Capgemini Consulting, and start-ups.


When he is not discussing digital, you can find him reading books, learning golf, or chasing sunshine at the Jersey shore.


Akash is an undergrad in Electrical Engineering and has an MBA from Cornell University.

Suswara Gayam
Experience Architect

Suswara Gayam is a Customer Experience Architect at Caterpillar, with responsibilities over 100 websites, 15 integrated platforms and marketing over 11,000 products across 12 global locales.  She has been completely dedicated to the transformation as ‘the center of the universe’ for the digital customer experience.  She leads business, design, technical and content teams to generate engagement and attributable sales on Cat Digital channels.  She has been focused on B2B companies and Caterpillar the past 5 years, however, her diverse 10 year Digital Strategy experience include mobile startups, fashion /beauty retailer and insurance.  

Alisa Wolfe
Regional Sales Manager
Jared Hoffman
Digital Marketing Manager & eCommerce

Jared Hoffman is currently the Global Digital Marketing Manager for DistributionNOW, serving as a project lead for DNOW eCommerce with a focus on digital marketing strategy, customer experience optimization, platform development, and business integration. He is responsible for championing the growth and development of web traffic, conversions and sales through DNOW’s eCommerce platform.

Jared has over ten years of experience in digital marketing and eCommerce focused primarily in the Industrial and Energy markets. This experience has lead to the creation of successful eCommerce startups with a jump to larger corporate B2B online strategies in the last two years. 

Eduardo Siman
Director of IT
Intradeco Apparel

Eduardo Siman is a technology- and future-obsessed IT leader with a passion for VR/AR, data visualization, Blockchain, machine learning, big data and going to Mars.

Eduardo is the director of information technology at Intradeco Apparel, a leading apparel manufacturer. In this role, Eduardo is in charge of all strategic IT initiatives across the enterprise, including: data visualization, business intelligence, software development, cybersecurity, and cloud migration.

Eduardo is one of the original Angel Investors in Virtualitics - the first platform to merge Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Virtual/Augmented Reality. He is a tech blogger and VR evangelist, who has been recognized as a top 100 influencer in the areas of augmented reality and big data.
Prior to Intradeco, Eduardo held multiple positions in the technology and financial sectors. He worked as a private banker for Goldman Sachs in both New York and Miami and as a senior consultant for Deloitte Consulting, where his primary client was the US Department of Defense.

David Krakauer
General Manager, Time to Revenue Solutions
Analog Devices

Krakauer has a diverse background in B2B, ranging from advanced development and manufacturing to marketing and product management.  David, currently General Manager, Time to Revenue, is now leveraging that background to accelerate time to revenue for Analog Devices through UX, advanced analytics, and solutions.  Having led the digital transformation at Analog Devices with integrated, omni-channel marketing programs that leverage content and brand strategy infused with personalization and analytics, David’s team at Analog Devices is not only improving overall customer experience but also delivering insights to Sales and channel partners to increase productivity and drive profitable revenue growth.

Brady Behrman
Doug Press
The Incentive Group

Doug Press, CEO, The Incentive Group, has over 30 years of B2B marketing expertise on both the client and agency sides of the desk.  As Principal Consultant, Doug guides the strategic development of best practice B2B Loyalty Programs for clients like Anixter, Coca-Cola and NEC. Competitive advantage is delivered to clients via best-in-class inGauge platform, engendering a robust Digital Dialogue with customers, driving incremental eCommerce and Omnichannel revenue, margin and ROI results.  Doug previously served as CMO of The Computer Factory, a billion dollar computer industry distributor. He holds an Executive MBA from Pace University, NY and has served as Board Member at Northwestern University.  Doug resides in White Plains, NY and enjoys hopping a 30 minute train to Manhattan on the weekends.

Meyar Sheik
CEO & Co-Founder
Meyar Sheik is a seasoned software industry executive with 25 years of experience. Since 2000, Meyar has been a web analytics pioneer working with some of the largest sites on the Internet such as Staples, ESPN, Fox, Sony, Best Buy, Disney, CBS and many other leading brands, in the areas of web analytics, personalization and real-time content optimization. Prior to Certona, Meyar was the CMO and COO of web analytics leader, WebSideStory (now part of Omniture/Adobe). Before joining WebSideStory, Meyar was the Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Strategic Alliances for the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) software vendor SuperNova, Inc., Earlier in his career, Meyar held senior sales management positions in Analytics and Security software products companies. Since 2004, Meyar and the Certona team of predictive analytics experts have been focused on applying Certona's innovative, real-time behavioral targeting, optimization and adaptive personalization technologies to generate more revenue and higher conversion rates for online retailers and other multi-channel businesses. Meyar has a BS in Electrical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology and an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Khrysti Nazzaro
Vice President, Brand Strategy

Khrysti has been with MoreVisibility since 2006. During her tenure, she has focused on website strategy, search engine optimization, web design and content curating. Previously, Khrysti spent years in the publishing industry, including nonfiction book production, design, and editing. Her print background uniquely prepared her to consult with companies on issues of website layout, taxonomy, content optimization, and copy writing. Khrysti holds an MBA in Marketing from Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL, and a BA from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA.

Ed Kennedy
Senior Director – Commerce
Ed Kennedy has spent the last 9 years designing and implementing ecommerce platforms for consumer brands, b2b manufacturers and wholesale distributors. As a Senior Director of Commerce at Episerver, Ed is responsible for successful adoption of the Episerver platform by customers. Previously, Ed held leadership positions at eCommerce Agencies such as Gorilla Group, Guidance, and Luminos Labs implementing Episerver Commerce, Magento, and SAP Hybris.
Jill Steinhour
Director, High Tech Industry Strategy
Jill Steinhour is a Marketing Executive with 20 years of strategic business planning, marketing analytics, product management and delivery experience in the High-Tech, Bio-Tech, and Manufacturing industries. Jill joined Adobe Systems in June 2011 as Director of High-Tech Strategy. In this capacity, she leads strategic engagements with Adobe’s top tier clients in support of their efforts to develop B2C & B2B digital marketing strategies, which employ industry best practices and leverage interactive marketing technologies. Jill is also a contributor to Adobe thought leadership forums and frequent speaker at digital marketing conferences and High-Tech & Telco Industry events. Prior to joining Adobe Systems, Jill held leadership positions at HP, Agilent and IBM. She has expertise in market research & sizing, customer insights and predictive model development and business performance management strategies for consumer and commercial markets. During her tenure at HP, Jill directed efforts to integrate and extract intelligence from large and diverse data stores to deliver HP’s first comprehensive data repositories that supported the development of addressable market & consumer predictive models.
Paul Wlodarczyk
Digital Practice Lead
Dakota Systems
Paul Wlodarczyk leads digital transformation projects for Dakota Systems, assuring that our clients achieve measurable business results from structured content, product information management, search, and digital transformation programs. Paul develops strategy and approach, leads engagements, and works closely with executive sponsors to align business and technical perspectives.

Paul brings over 30 years’ experience in business management, advisory,  technology, service and support operations, and software development, with deep technical expertise in structured content, product information management, search, analytics, and enterprise content / knowledge management.

Matthew Klein
Partnership Director
MECLABS Institute

Matthew Klein is a Partnership Director in MECLABS Institute's Services organization. He has led more than 30 research projects for a wide variety of organizations, from Fortune 500 companies to startups, providing strategic guidance on value proposition, branding, optimization, marketing technology and more.
Matthew joined MECLABS in 2011 as an executive apprentice under CEO Dr. Flint McGlaughlin. He’s since leveraged that executive exposure and expertise in MECLABS Institute's methodology to lead numerous unorthodox research projects as well. These have included the optimization of retail boxes, conception of new digital products and creation of new business processes.
Prior to joining MECLABS, Matthew completed a global master’s program, studying international business management and intercultural communications in Germany, Poland, China and the United States. He has an MBA from the University of North Florida, an MA from the University of Warsaw in Poland and Fachhochschule Köln in Germany, and a BA from James Madison University.

Monal Patel
At Unbxd, Monal helps eCommerce companies solve their problems and create growth by providing new and better approaches to decision making. Monal has 15+ years of experience in the software & retail industry and is a seasoned speaker at major eCommerce events like Etail West,  Mivacon,  Fashion Digital,  Etail East etc.
Michael Ni

As CMO of RichRelevance, Mike oversees marketing, strategy, and partner & ecosystem development with responsibility to building brand, driving demand, and expanding to new markets. Mike brings over 20 years of experience leading marketing and strategy for some of the world’s most successful enterprise technology companies spanning software, consumer packaged goods, digital media, and eCommerce industries. Prior to RichRelevance, Mike served as CMO of Avangate, a digital commerce platform provider, which under his leadership tripled its customer base and was named one of the top 3 global Digital Goods Affiliate Networks. Previous roles include leadership positions at PeopleSoft, OnePage (acquired by Sybase), Amdocs, and Oracle.

Eric Marotta
Director, Product Marketing
John Tomich
Credit Key
Colin Puckett
Head of Seller Marketing
Amazon Busines
Rob Green
Director, Sales and Marketing
Amazon Business
Rob Green is the Director & GM of Amazon Business’ go-to-market team. He leads Marketing, Sales, Selection Expansion and Account Management across a diverse portfolio of B2B merchants. Rob recently joined the Amazon Business team after leading the Amazon Marketplace North American Sales organization from 2013-2015. Prior to Amazon, Rob spent more than 20 years at Oracle in development, consulting, and training leadership roles. From 2010 to 2013 he led Oracle's global customer education business, which served more than 500,000 students annually in 120 countries worldwide. He has more than 20 years' experience in technology development, implementation, and services.
Ryan Loechl
Senior Consultant
Dakota Systems
Anita Andrews
Director, Magento Services
Magento, an Adobe Company
Dr. Douglas Hollinger
Senior Vice President of Consulting

Dr. Douglas Hollinger joined LiveArea in 2015. As SVP of Strategy & Consulting, he has global responsibilities for client services as well as the company's consulting and strategy offerings. With more than 12 years of executive experience and more than 17 years working in digital-focused consulting, Douglas specializes in helping B2B and B2C companies achieve measurable success by identifying and capitalizing on emerging digital opportunities.

Sergio Tabaran
Director of Business Development
Absolute Web Services

With over 10 years of experience in web solutions for B2C and B2B, Sergio is a part of the fast-growing Miami company, Absolute Web, for the last 4 years. His team's expertise is in Ecommerce Solutions, Custom Web Development, Integrations, Branding and UI/UX Design, Digital Marketing and Content Production.

Abhi Visuvasam
North America Sales Lead for Digital Experience Platforms
Hasan Elkomey
Chairman of Design Thinking
Rutgers Center for Innovation Education

Hasan is an accomplished, award winning executive with 15+ years of domestic and international experience shepherding organizations into the modern digital era with the ultimate goal to drive revenue, create an atmosphere for organizational efficiency, and provide deep and valuable customer insights to improve user experiences and the customer journey. He's passionate about digital transformation, data hygiene, data-driven decision making, and maniacal focus on the overall customer journey.

Olga Rodriguez
Content Director
B2B Online Miami