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WHEN:   
May 16th from 5:30 - 9PM - Eat & Greet with your fellow executives at:
Committee, 50 Northern Ave., Boston. MA 02210


May 17th from 7:30AM - 4:30PM - Summit  (Cocktail reception to follow) 

WHERE:
Boston, MA  - Birthplace of the American Revolution. And Salsify. 

WHY:      
It's time we all talked. 

To deliver a digital experience that drives sales, brands and retailers need to work together better, faster, and smarter than ever before. Among our customers and retail partners, we’re seeing that happen every day, and the results are promising. And even better opportunities for collaboration and optimization are on the way. In the meantime, though, it's still a messy, complex world and you need the latest strategies and tactics to drive the best results with your retailers and have your content rise to the top throughout the shopper's journey. 

On May 16th and 17th in Boston, join an exclusive group of your fellow executives to talk through how to drive results both within your organization and with your retailer customers.

Space is limited, so register todayWe look forward to seeing you in Boston!

Speakers

Check back soon - more to come!

Sam Gagliardi

Sam Gagliardi

IRI SVP of Ecommerce
Read Sam's Bio

Sam Gagliardi is senior vice president of e-commerce for Consumer & Shopper Marketing at IRI. Sam has more than 19 years of cross-functional sales, marketing and digital leadership experience with top FMCG manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, Colgate and RB. He is an expert in e-commerce strategy, digital marketing, search engine optimization, media management, shopper marketing and marketing management.

 
Karen Howard

Karen Howard

Renfro Corporation Director of Digital Marketing
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In April of 2016, Ms. Howard joined Renfro Corporation as Director of Digital Marketing.  In this role, she is charged with collaborating with retail and brand partners to advertise and promote Renfro branded sock and hosiery products via digitally integrated channels.  She also leads the product information management team in assuring accurate, complete and comprehensive product data is available and disseminated to internal and external business stakeholders.

 

Alan Yong

Alan Yong

Reckitt Benckiser CIO, North America
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A senior executive with over 22 years of global experience. An expert on Digital, Big Data & Analytics and E-Commerce. Works in one of the largest Consumer Packaged Goods companies as a T400 in North America & Canada. Focused on initiatives that drive Innovation, Disruption and Scale through the use of technology and Machine Learning algorithms.

Garrett Bluhm

Garrett Bluhm

Hyland's Head of Ecommerce
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Garrett Bluhm leads strategy and operations of Hyland’s ecommerce and omnichannel personalization.  Bluhm has spent his career in digital ecommerce sales and marketing bringing with him experience and best practices of CPG industry ecommerce leaders Reckitt Benckiser and Unilever.  Leveraging optimization, automation, and strategic outsourcing, Bluhm has pioneered and crafted a formula for personal growth and ecommerce success that can be applied liberally in any organization.  Bluhm has helped several organizations plan and formulate strategic approaches to digital capabilities, omnichannel marketing, and a 360 Amazon approach.

Rob Gonzalez

Rob Gonzalez

Salsify VP of Business Development
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Rob is a co-founder and VP of Business Development at Salsify. For more than a decade he has been a public speaker and advocate for web technologies that helps businesses communicate, and co-created Semantic University, which included lessons on semantic data standards related to e-commerce, such as GoodRelations. Previously Rob directed product management and marketing and at Cambridge Semantics, a leading Semantic Web technologies company, and was a senior product manager for Endeca Technologies, acquired by Oracle in 2012, which still powers the search, navigation, and merchandising for 50% of the top 500 internet retailers.

Agenda

Registration and Breakfast - 7:30 - 8:15

Presentations - 8:15 - 4:30

Leading experts from across the digital arena will present lessons learned, results achieved, and actionable insights to drive to success in this new world of distributed commerce.

  • Welcome & Table Setting

    Jason Purcell, co-founder and CEO, Salsify

  • State of the Commerce Union

    Nasry Angel, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Salsify

    Nasry, who literally wrote the most recent PIM Wave at Forrester, has brought his keen market perspective to Salsify and will discuss the shift in commerce we are all experiencing and present a new framework to think about the growth opportunity that is in front of us. 

  • Winning at Ecommerce SEO

    Sam Gagliardi, SVP of Ecommerce, IRI

    Today, product content is the new brand marketing. Sam Gagliardi will bring his nearly 20 years of experience of CPG brand experience to present the latest thinking on on-site retailer SEO. You’ll learn all the latest strategies and techniques to power your products to the top of the rankings throughout the buyers journey.

  • How to Build a Digital-First Organization

    Karen Howard, Director of Digital Marketing, Renfro

    Karen will share her most successful practices and methodologies used in system training approaches, adoption techniques, and cross-organizational collaboration that are transitioning Renfro into a digital-first company.

  • The Digital Transformation Tech Stack

    Alan Yong, CIO North America, Reckitt Benckiser

    At Reckitt, Alan is creating an ecosystem of expert systems to drive sales through digital transformation and continuous measurement and improvement. Alan will share how that ecosystem supports 30 retailers across 8 different markets and provides an ongoing feedback loop for efficiently improving performance and the shopping experience for Reckitt’s consumers.

  • Unraveling the 3P Toolbox

    Garrett Bluhm, Head of Ecommerce, Hyland's

    As anyone who attended last year’s Summit knows, Garrett does ecommerce scrappy. He is back this year with a focus on Amazon. He will be detailing best practices and learnings in his effort to drive hybrid selling on Amazon and how he's come to use the tools of the 3P sellers to enhance his 1P sales and content.

  • Driving Success with Retailers

    Rob Gonzalez, co-founder and VP of Development, Salsify & Jeremy Redburn, co-founder and VP of Product Salsify

    To close, Rob and Jeremy will lay out some of the initiatives Salsify is undertaking to help you take advantage of the growth opportunities discussed during the day. 

"Put a face to the name" Cocktail Reception - 4:30 - 6:00

 Salsify’s Customer Success Team will join us and raise a toast with you to the hard, good work of the day and our shared success to come.

The Venue

State Room, Boston

The State Room is an urban event space offering unmatched views of the harbor and city.

60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109
(617) 854-5000

Accommodations

Omni Parker House 

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We have reserved a block of rooms at the Omni Parker House, at a reduced rate of $279 a night. Rooms are limited, and will be released to the public on April 19th, so make your reservation ASAP. Click here to reserve rooms at this rate, or if you would like to speak to an actual human being, call 1-888-444-6664 and mention Salsify. 

 

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