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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Which e-commerce marketplaces should you expand to next? What regions hold the most promise for your products? How can you be sure your product data is fully optimised and your pricing strategies are as competitive as possible? Get expert answers to these questions and others like them in our session for marketplace success. You’ll get detailed insights on the latest trends, best practices and consumer buying behaviours — and learn how to determine which of the world’s 100+ marketplace options hold the most promise for your products.
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.
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.