CommerceNext 2022 to Focus on the Future of Digital Commerce

Announces Final Agenda to include 100+ Speakers Across 50+ Sessions

NEW YORK, June 14, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CommerceNext, a community, event series and conference for marketers at retail and direct-to-consumer brands, today announced the final agenda of its in-person conference scheduled for June 21-22, 2022, at the New York Hilton Midtown. The event will feature a dynamic community of trailblazers and change-makers, including 1200+ attendees and over 100 confirmed speakers from leading retailers, DTC brands and innovative technology companies, including American Eagle, Old Navy, Gopuff, Olaplex, Tapestry, Neiman Marcus and many more. This year’s conference will spotlight the future of digital commerce and discuss the latest strategies for ecommerce acceleration across more than 50 sessions, including 11 keynotes, four power panels, 32 breakout sessions on marketing tactics and one award show honoring industry leaders.

“Explosive growth and the rapid adoption of digital strategies continues to define ecommerce,” said Veronika Sonsev, Co-Founder of CommerceNext. “We are thrilled to be able to return in person for this year’s conference at the end of June to talk about these defining moments in our industry and understand the strategies that will help retailers seize the next wave of growth.”

Investment in digital has come to the forefront lately as the retail industry figures out which strategies are worth implementing to keep up with e-commerce demand. According to CommerceNext’s fourth annual benchmarking report, The Ascension to Digital Maturitybrands are mainly concerned with how to properly leverage first-party data, and they’re turning into long-term growth strategies like enhancing loyalty programs and expanding community engagement tactics.

“As retailers try to establish which digital tactics are best suited for their needs, specifically with regards to acquisition and acquisition, it will be invaluable to hear from executives who’ve successfully tapped into customer data and optimized key marketing strategies,” said Scott Silverman. , Co-Founder of CommerceNext.

Featured retailers and brands speaking at CommerceNext 2022 include:

Abercrombie & Fitch Co.Samir Desai, EVP, Chief Digital & Technology Officer
AdoramaHani Batla, CIO
American Eagle OutfittersCraig Brommers, Chief Marketing Officer
BeachbodySunil Kaki, EVP of Marketing
Brilliant EarthBeth Gerstein, Co-Founder and CEO
Brinks Home, William Niles, CEO
Camuto GroupStephanie Urban, VP, Direct to Consumer
Care/ofCraig Elbert, Co-Founder and CEO
Clorox DTCVivian Chang, VP Growth
Dylan’s Candy BarFlo Dessen, Senior Vice President, Ecommerce & Digital
ELF BEAUTYEkta Chopra, Chief Digital Officer
Eddie BauerAngela Gow, Director, Digital Merchandising
EXPRESSBrian Seewald, SVP, eCommerce
FTDCharlie Cole, CEO
HelloFreshCezanne Huq, VP, Growth
Hot TopicJavier Marimon, VP Digital Products
J. CrewSanjeev Tanugula, SVP, Head of Digital Technology and Innovation
Jenni KayneAlexa Ritacco, Chief Marketing Officer
Kate Spade, Amanda Bopp, VP, North America Marketing
Lands’ EndSarah Rasmusen, EVP, Chief Customer Officer
Lord & TaylorArin Sweeney, Director of Ecommerce
Made InChip Malt, CEO
MovadoBehzad Soltani, President Commercial & CTO
Neiman MarcusDavid Han, VP, Product
NespressoShannon Stokes, Head of DTC Ecommerce
NEST New YorkAndrea Moore, SVP Digital, E-Commerce and Consumer Insights
OlaplexJuE Wong, CEO
Old NavyJamie Gersch, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
OtherlandSayyid Markar, Co-Founder
Our PlaceEmily Chan, Director of Affiliate Marketing
Parachute HomeIan Yung, VP, Growth
PatagoniaAngela Clark, Head of Digital Studio
Qurate Retail GroupBrian Beitler, SVP, vCommerce Ventures
REVOLVELucy Zhu, Director of Retention Marketing
Ro, Will Flaherty, SVP, Growth
Rowing BlazersScott Giftman, President
Solo Brands (former Reebok)Marco Fazio, Head of Ecommerce, Europe
SpiceologyChip Overstreet, CEO
Tailored BrandsCarolyn Pollock, Chief Marketing Officer
TapestryNoam Paransky, Chief Digital Officer
Ten Thousand, Inc.Jason Nickel, Senior Vice President, Marketing
The Farmer’s DogKendra Prasad, Head of Acquisition
Vera BradleyDaren Hull, President
WalmartSarah Henry, VP, Head of Content, Influencer & Commerce
Walmart, Terryn Lance, Sr. Director Media Strategy & Planning

For more information on the agenda, including the various tracks, visit the CommerceNext agenda page.

About CommerceNext

CommerceNext is a community, event series and conference for marketers at retail and direct-to-consumer brands. Now in its fourth year, CommerceNext has grown to include webinars, industry research, a podcast and an online community, in addition to the annual CommerceNext summit and the esteemed CommerceNext Awards. Inc. magazine named the CommerceNext Summit one of the Top 5 e-commerce conferences for 2019/2020. To learn more about CommerceNext, visit

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