E-commerce industry veterans Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, Founder and Executive Chairman of ChannelAdvisor team up for The Jason & Scot Show live at Connect! Join us for an entertaining opening keynote featuring a lively discussion about the latest e-commerce trends.
Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg is the Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis Communications. Jason is a 4th generation retailer, who launched his first e-commerce site for Blockbuster Entertainment in 1995. In the subsequent 20 years, he has served as a principal customer experience architect for top retailers including Best Buy, Target, and Walmart. With a focus on e-commerce and digital marketing for omni-channel retailers, he has worked with over 100 clients on the Internet Top 500 and has been responsible for billions of dollars in on-line revenues. Under his twitter feed @retailgeek he is one of the most followed e-commerce subject matter experts on the web. He is a member of the board of directors of shop.org (the digital retail arm of the National Retail Federation). Jason has served as an expert witness in Federal Court on e-commerce, a guest lecturer on retail and e-commerce at the Kellogg School of Management for Northwestern University, hosts iTunes top e-commerce podcast called “The Jason & Scot Show”, and was voted one of retail’s top global influencers by Vend. He’s a Forbes contributor, Retailwire Braintrust, and Path to Purchase Institute faculty. In 2017, he was inducted into the National Retail Federation “The List” of people shaping the future of retail.
Scot sets the strategic direction for the company, and works closely with the management team to align product direction with market trends. He is an industry thought leader, contributing regularly to several ChannelAdvisor blogs and speaking often at industry events.
Scot received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Computer Engineering degree from North Carolina State University.
Scot has received numerous awards including Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and Triangle Business Journal’s Businessperson of the Year.
When you need to know what’s really happening across the e-commerce landscape, it’s time to hear from David Spitz. Widely recognized as an authority on the latest industry trends, ChannelAdvisor’s CEO is guaranteed to deliver a Connect keynote to remember.
David is responsible for leading the company in its mission to provide retailers and branded manufacturers with the software and services needed to successfully sell their products via online sales channels.
Before joining ChannelAdvisor, David founded and successfully exited multiple venture-backed software companies. He was most recently an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Aurora Funds, a venture capital firm with more than $200 million under management. Prior to Aurora, David was president of Avesair, a mobile marketing company that was acquired by Inphonic. Previous to Avesair, David was co-founder and CTO of Netsation, a network management software company acquired by Nortel Networks.
David received a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.
David was awarded the Triangle Business Journal’s 2010 CFO of the Year Award. In 2008, he received the Triangle Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 award. David has also been awarded four U.S. patents. He has been a chairman of the board for the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Foundation as well as for the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development.
Let’s face it: consumers are in control. Manufacturers and retailers need to adapt to ever-evolving consumer behavior to stay competitive. Learn how new consumer trends across marketing, selling and fulfilling are changing the way manufacturers and retailers reach these empowered consumers.
The ChannelAdvisor product team has been busy over the last year! Join us to learn about all the new updates in the platform, including UX/UI changes, pricing console, new supported marketplaces and more.
The ChannelAdvisor product team has been busy over the last year! Join us to learn about all the new updates in the platform — including UX/UI changes, an improved pricing console, new supported marketplaces and from an advanced user’s perspective.
Data, data everywhere...but more often than not, much of your data is siloed deep within specific third-party platforms never to see the light of day in any actionable ways. Gaining access to useful data is critical to compete in an increasingly multi-channel e-commerce landscape. In this session, learn how you can leverage and maximize your existing data sources.
As a new ChannelAdvisor user, there’s a lot of information to absorb as you go through the launch process and dive into your first year of selling on the ChannelAdvisor platform. This session is designed to help you understand and leverage key features and functionalities in the software to maximize your ChannelAdvisor account.
A well-managed advertising strategy is essential for reaching new customers and protecting your brand equity on marketplaces. In this session, we’ll provide proven methods to help your products get seen by more consumers, including optimized campaign structure, better content and improved bidding.
Amazon is one of the most influential forces driving e-commerce today. Everyone wants to know what the retail giant will do next and what ripples those actions will create across the industry — from consumer behavior to manufacturer strategies to fulfillment competition. Join us for our insights into where Amazon might be heading in the coming years and what you need to know now to be prepared.
Some of the most powerful features in ChannelAdvisor are designed to help your products be seen on competitive marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. In this session we’ll outline important best practices and tips to help you launch and improve your marketing and advertising efforts.
Competitive pricing is a key component when selling on marketplaces. In this session we’ll take a deep dive into advanced ChannelAdvisor pricing tools that use repricing technology based on algorithms and velocity.
The only constant in e-commerce is change, and manufacturers and retailers need to look and think ahead to determine how future technologies will affect how they do business — regardless of whether that impact is a benefit or a detriment. In this session, we’ll take a 20,000-foot view of the new technologies on the horizon and how you need to start preparing for them to impact your business.
Fulfillment has become a critical step in the journey to gain and retain customers. With fast and inexpensive shipping now table stakes for manufacturers and retailers, it’s incredibly important to choose the right fulfillment options to compete.
As an experienced ChannelAdvisor user, you’ve already set up your core fulfillment capabilities. But now it’s time to take it to the next level. This session will provide you with tips and tactics on how you can improve and optimize your multi-channel fulfillment strategy — from your warehouse to the final mile.