Prepare to be blown away.

Our speakers are global Retail Trailblazers who know the industry inside and out. They’re innovators and thought leaders who will inspire possibilities, help you reimagine the way you engage with shoppers, and change your perspective on the future.

Check out our list of confirmed speakers below, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates as more speakers are announced.

Jeffrey Barnett

Jeffrey Barnett
CEO, Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Jeff was named the CEO of the Salesforce Commerce Cloud in July of 2016 following the acquisition of Demandware by Salesforce. Jeff had served as Executive Vice President and COO of Demandware since January 2013 and as member of the Demandware Board of Directors since July 2014. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Field Operations from November 2005 until December 2012. Before joining Demandware, Jeff served as Vice President of Sales for EMEA at Siebel Systems, Inc., a CRM software company, from December 2004 until September 2005. Prior to joining Siebel, Jeff served as Managing Director, International Operations at eDOCs, Inc., a billing, payment, and account management software company, from May 2002 until December 2004, and as Vice President, International Sales and Marketing at eDOCs from November 1999 until May 2002. Jeff currently serves on the board of directors of several private companies. He holds a B.S. in computer information systems from Colorado State University and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Shelley Bransten

Shelley Bransten
Senior Vice President, Retail Industry Solutions, Salesforce

Shelley Bransten is the SVP of Retail Industry Solutions at Salesforce. In this role, Bransten is responsible for developing and launching transformative business solutions that address the unique challenges facing the retail industry.

In her previous role leading CRM for Gap, Inc., Bransten set the vision and execution of world-class CRM programs for Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Shelley built out Gap Inc.’s CRM Strategy where she lead the team for over 16 years and oversaw the customer database and direct to customer marketing for the world’s largest specialty retailer.

In addition to her 16 year tenure leading CRM for Gap Inc., Shelley served on the Board of Merchants Customer Exchange (MCX) a mobile payments and loyalty coalition with executives from leading retailers and brands such as Target, Walmart, Lowe’s Southwest Airlines, Best Buy, Exxon Mobile, etc. Shelley has also been an advisory Board Member for Loyalty One’s annual Loyalty Innovation Awards.

Prior to Gap Inc., Shelley worked at Williams-Sonoma, Smith & Hawken and Visa USA. Shelley holds an undergraduate degree from Duke University and Masters in Business Administration from University of California at Berkeley.

Rohit Goyal

Rohit Goyal
Senior Vice President of Product, Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Rohit is Senior Vice President of Product for the Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Engineering at Demandware. Before Demandware, Rohit co-founded neoSaej Corp. which developed patented technology for the personal finance and e-commerce verticals. Rohit has also held engineering leadership roles building mission critical systems in the telecom and networking industry. He is the co-inventor on six patents and he holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Denison University, a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Tom Griffin

Tom Griffin
Chief Operating Officer, Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Tom is Chief Operating Officer of Salesforce Commerce Cloud, where is responsible for leading strategy and coordination of all field activities for the Commerce Cloud. Tom joined Demandware in 2006 and served most recently as Demandware’s SVP of Corporate Development. A 15+ year veteran of the Retail and Commerce industries, Tom’s previously roles include Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Sterling Commerce (now IBM) and Vice President of Business Development for Yantra. Tom holds a B.A. in History from Washington University in St. Louis, and an M.B.A. from Boston University.​

Chris Ladd

Chris Ladd
EVP Global Consumer Experience New Balance Athletics, Inc.

Chris Ladd, EVP, Global Consumer Experience, joined the New Balance team in 2013. He is responsible for all front-end global consumer engagement with the brand including; Marketing, Retail, eCommerce, and Omni Channel. Under Ladd, New Balance recently created a new business unit called Digital Sport to focus on the next generation of consumer experiences, products and innovation.

Prior to joining New Balance, Ladd was in executive positions at The Finish Line, Lululemon Athletica and Crocs, Inc. He has more than 20 years of eCommerce, Digital Marketing and Retail experience with the global consumer. Ladd holds a M.A. in Sports Management and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut at Storrs.

Ladd is a passionate athlete and cyclist and father of two. He has been a featured speaker at many industry events including Shop.org, Internet Retailer and the Global E-Commerce Summit.

Miguel Milano Aspe

Miguel Milano Aspe
President, Salesforce EMEA

Mr. Milano joined Salesforce in August 2011 after a successful career at Oracle Corporation. As President of Salesforce EMEA, Mr. Milano’s main goal is to ensure that European companies advance in their journey to become customer companies, accelerating Salesforce business growth and preserving Salesforce strong focus on customer delight and on developing the brightest and most visionaries employees in the market. Over the past five years, under Mr. Milano’s leadership, Salesforce EMEA has enjoyed phenomenal growth (above 30% CAGR) in both revenues and people.

At Oracle EMEA Mr. Milano was a member of the executive management team and held the positions of Senior Vice-President Oracle Direct, Head of EMEA Sales for EXA-Solutions and Chairman of Communications and Media Board, Oracle.

Prior to Oracle, Mr. Milano held several executive positions in American multinationals, including: Senior Engagement Manager at Mckinsey & Co., VP sales i2 Technologies South Europe, and COO Telefonica B2B Business Unit.

Mr. Milano holds a BS and MSE in Electrical Engineering from the Catalonia Polytechnic University, and an MBA from Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Mr. Milano is married and has 3 daughters.

Kathryn Murphy

Kathryn Murphy
Vice President, Product Management, Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Kathryn leads the product management teams for Commerce Cloud across Digital, Store, OMS and Predictive. Commerce Cloud is a Saas platform that uniquely provides retailers with fast innovation, scale and reliability and unified commerce – the new holy grail for retailers. Kathryn has twenty years of retail technology and solutions experience with numerous retail chains, which she brings to bear on new, intuitive, intelligent approaches to traditional retail.​

Paul Olson

Paul Olson
Vice-President, Solution Engineering, Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Paul is Vice-President, Solution Engineering of Salesforce Commerce Cloud, formerly Demandware. Paul joined Demandware in 2007 as part of the Solution Engineering team. He has worked in the e-commerce industry since 1999, when he joined Blue Martini and managed the first public site launch for this emerging commerce platform. Previously, Paul held various client services roles for large consulting companies implementing ERP solutions. Paul holds a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Rama Ramakrishnan

Rama Ramakrishnan
Senior Vice President of Data Science, Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Rama was named the Senior VP of Data Science for the Salesforce Commerce Cloud in July of 2016 following the acquisition of Demandware by Salesforce. Rama had served as Demandware's Chief Data Scientist since the acquisition of CQuotient, a next generation cloud-based personalization provider,​ in October 2014. Rama had founded CQuotient in July 2010 and had served as its Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to CQuotient, Rama taught data science in the MBA program at MIT Sloan School of Management. Before MIT Sloan, Rama served as Chief Scientist and Vice President of Product Development for Analytics Products in the Retail Global Business Unit of Oracle Corporation. Prior to joining Oracle, he was Chief Scientist and Vice President of Research and Development at price optimization software firm ProfitLogic from 2003 until it was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2005. Earlier in his career, Rama was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Rama holds a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras as well as an M.S. and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.