Luxury Interactive 2017

October 16-October 18, 2017

Convene Conference Center, 32 Old Slip, New York, NY

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Early-confirmed speakers:

Megan Kessler
Megan Kessler
Program Director
Luxury Interactive
A creative project manager and detail-oriented professional, Megan specializes in eCommerce and omni-channel market research to build robust conferences. From program writing to onsite execution, she enjoys collaborating with speakers for their insightful presentations and meeting as many attendees as possible. Often asked how she keeps up her infectious energy up onsite, Megan credits yoga, jamming to Beyoncé, and entertaining her infant son.
Martin Gilliard
Martin Gilliard
CIO and SVP
Barneys New York
Martin oversees the Barneys New York digital, e-commerce and information technology teams. Prior to joining Barneys New York, Martin was Global Head of MarTech and Data Partnerships at Facebook, where he focused on integrating technology and data for omni-channel brands. Prior to working at Facebook, Martin was the General Manager of AdTruth at Experian. He also launched a business analytics company as CEO at DATAMYZE and has held leadership positions at WPP and Microsoft.
Scott Emmons
Scott Emmons
Head of the Innovation Lab
Neiman Marcus
As founder and Head of the Neiman Marcus Innovation Lab (iLab), Scott Emmons is focused on innovation for the Neiman Marcus Group (NMG). He founded and built the innovation iLab in 2012. Since its inception, the iLab has grown to become the Neiman Marcus hub for innovation projects and has earned a world class reputation for retail innovation. Scott is responsible for leading NMG in evaluating, designing, testing and piloting cutting-edge technologies and applications for luxury retail. Recent innovation projects include Memory Makeover™, connected fitting room technology, intelligent mobile phone charging stations and voice controlled sales associate communicators.
Mary Beech
Mary Beech
CMO
Kate Spade & Company
Mary Beech is Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Kate Spade & Company. She is responsible for providing leadership and direction on all marketing and brand creative strategies across both kate spade new york and Jack Spade New York.

Mary began her career at Ann Taylor in marketing and then spent several years at Ralph Lauren. In 2001, Mary joined Disney/Pixar to oversee marketing for the Disney Princess brand and was appointed to Vice President/General Manager – Animation Consumer Products in 2006. Most recently, Mary was the Senior Vice President, Global Licensing and Franchise Marketing for Disney and Pixar Animation Properties, leading a global licensing, creative, marketing and product development team.
Elaine Chang
Elaine Chang
CMO
Tibi
Antonio Carriero
Antonio Carriero
Global Director Digital
Richemont
Rachel Waller
Rachel Waller
Global Director of Online Communications
FARFETCH
Rachel is the Global Director of Online Communications for FarFetch, leading brand marketing, social media, communications, app & video content, working on building Farfetch’s brand awareness across 22 markets and in 9 languages.

Previously to her 6 year career with the brand, she previously held positions with Mediacom and Affiliate Window.
Sarah Lukas
Sarah Lukas
Corporate Director, RitzCarlton.com
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC
Liana Thompson
Liana Thompson
Sr. Director, NA eCommerce, Omni-Channel, & Direct Marketing
Tiffany & Co.
Liana Thompson is an e-commerce executive with over 8 years of direct experience. Currently, she is the Senior Director of E-commerce, Omni-channel and Direct Marketing at Tiffany and Co. in NYC. Prior to joining Tiffany, Liana worked at Amazon and Bloomingdale’s, where she held positions in marketing, operations and merchandise planning. Before embarking on her corporate career, Liana had an e-commerce business that sold designer accessories.
Guido Campello
Guido Campello
CEO
Cosabella
Born and raised in Miami, Guido Campello graduated from the industrial design program at Design and Architecture Senior High in 1999 and New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2003 with a degree in Urban Design & Planning. He commenced his design career in interior finishes and renderings at Pompei AD New York for retailers Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Free People and MTV. After moving to Japan in 2005 as part of the J.E.T.T. English teaching program he joined the Sales and Marketing team at a Japanese distribution company in Tokyo. Upon returning to New York in 2007, he became VP of Sales, Branding & Innovation at Cosabella and in 2010 partnered with his wife, Dr. Sapna Palep, to launch her private practice Spring Street Dermatology. In 2014 Guido Campello took over as Cosabella’s first CEO and in 2015 he was inducted into The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA). At Cosabella he manages all exclusive design collaborations with the likes of Paul & Joe, Erin Fetherston, Urban Outfitters, Barneys, Bergdorf, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Galleries Lafayette, Lane Crawford, Amazon, Shopbop, J.Crew, Banana Republic, Carmen Marc Valvo & Sex and the City. He also led the Creations of extension lines Cosabella Lusso, Cosabella Amore and Cosabella’s soon to be launched teenager brand.
David Olsen
David Olsen
CEO
Cos Bar
David Olsen is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cos Bar, the original 40-year-old specialty beauty retailer in the U.S. Cos Bar is recognized for disrupting the luxury beauty industry with its unique and engaging sales experience focused on the needs of the client and its carefully curated array of the world’s best beauty brands.

Since joining in February 2016, David has worked to grow the company while maintaining a commitment to delivering a seamless omnichannel experience for clients, wherever they are and whichever device they are on. In just one year, David’s team opened three stores, bringing the total store count to 17; opened corporate headquarters in Los Angeles; refreshed the brand identity and store environment; relaunched cosbar.com; and introduced Cos Bar’s first loyalty rewards program, B. Cos. With David’s guidance, Cos Bar will operate 50 doors nationwide by 2021.

David has been in the retail space as a strategist and operator for over 17 years. Prior to joining Cos Bar, he was the global vice president of Beauty and Grooming at The Net-A-Porter Group, where he developed and executed that strategy from 2012 to 2016. In 2000, David started his own e-commerce cosmeceutical business which was later sold to DermStore.com, leading to the creation of the largest pure play beauty destination in the US, ultimately selling to Target. David brings his digital expertise and growth focus to Cos Bar to ensure the execution of their mission to deliver the world’s best luxury beauty buying experience.
Andrew Berg
Andrew Berg
President
Robert Graham
Andrew Berg joined Robert Graham as President in early 2016 with the objective of leveraging the brand’s well-established omni-channel distribution strategy across retail, wholesale and eCommerce channels while maintaining its strong individual brand DNA. Andrew has a 20-year proven track record as a retail brand leader executing successful merchandising, marketing and branding initiatives for premium retail omni-channel businesses.

Before joining Robert Graham, Mr. Berg held the position of Senior Vice President of Menswear at Theory, where he led the global Theory Men’s organization to significant sales and profit growth across the wholesale, retail, e-commerce and international channels. Mr. Berg refined and elevated the brand’s positioning and launched new product categories including footwear, accessories, formalwear and Theory+. Previously, Mr. Berg worked with other leading global brands, most notably, Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch and Gap, Inc.
Suzanne Hader
Suzanne Hader
CMO
Halston
Suzanne Hader joined HALSTON in 2014 and serves as Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing E-commerce, Brand Creative, Marketing, PR and Social Media. As both a creative and strategic brand builder, Suzanne has overseen HALSTON’s evolution – connecting with a new digital-centric consumer while still drawing clear inspiration from the brand’s core heritage. Prior to joining HALSTON, Suzanne held leadership roles at forward-thinking global creative agencies, SelectWorld and Code and Theory. During her tenure with SelectWorld as Chief Digital Officer, Suzanne led the re-launch of legendary beauty brand, Frederic Fekkai, overhauling all digital touchpoints that earned the brand a top spot on luxury digital thinktank L2’s 2014 report. As VP of Market Development with Code and Theory, Suzanne established the agency’s fashion practice – enlisting premiere clients such as Vogue, Calvin Klein, Gant, Gilt and Bottega Veneta among others. Prior to these positions Suzanne worked across multiple brands within the Estee Lauder Companies as both a Design Director and Strategic Consultant for 7 years.
Charlie Cole
Charlie Cole
Chief Digital Officer
Tumi
Charlie Cole joined TUMI in 2015 as the Company’s Chief Digital Officer. In this role, Mr. Cole is responsible for overseeing and developing the brands’ national and international e-commerce and digital platforms.  Since Samsonite’s acquisition of Tumi in 2016, Charlie has also taken the role of Global Chief eCommerce Officer for Samsonite Corporation – which includes oversight of global strategy for brands such as Samsonite, American Tourister, Hartmann, Gregory, High Sierra and others.

Mr. Cole brings a mix of entrepreneurial and institutional knowledge to the Company with success in both fields, and a focus on creating structures to empower creativity driven by energy and objectivity. Prior to joining TUMI, Mr. Cole held various leadership positions, including serving as CEO of The Line, and head of e-commerce for Lucky Brand and Schiff Nutrition, the largest acquisition of a VMS company in the history of Wall Street.  He currently sits on 6 advisory boards – ranging from a virtual reality startup, smart basketball group and popular women’s athleisure line.
Peter Mack
Peter Mack
Founder & CEO
Collective Hotels & Retreats
Peter Mack is the Founder and CEO of Collective Retreats, the experiential luxury hotel brand that connects guests with places, communities, and themselves through its unique, asset-light business model. Mack started Collective Retreats following his role as Vice President of Product Innovation at Tough Mudder, where he oversaw experience design and product. Prior to Tough Mudder, Mack spent over 10 years at Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he correctly identified that the majority of hotel revenue was spent on property expenses and upkeep, not toward furthering the guest experience. Mack, a graduate of the hospitality school at Cornell University, decided to turn the hotel model upside down and create a new type of retreat that creates as little barrier as possible between each location’s breathtaking landscape and guest accommodations. Collective Retreats is currently operating in Vail and Yellowstone and aims to have seven destinations in operation by the end of 2017, including retreats in Texas, New York and California.
Lisa Bridgett
Lisa Bridgett
COO
The Modist
Lisa brings a wealth of fashion and digital expertise to The Modist. Appointed Global Sales and Marketing Director at Net-A-Porter in 2012, she drove all sales and marketing activity including customer experience, commercial sales and fashion content for Net-A-Porter.com. Before that, as the Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing at Ralph Lauren she launched all ecommerce for the brand in Europe. Lisa’s earlier role as Global Digital Marketing for EMI Music Worldwide saw her devising and implementing campaigns for the likes of Coldplay amongst others.
Jessica Rotnicki
Jessica Rotnicki
SVP, North America eCommerce
Estee Lauder Companies
Rebecca Traverzo
Rebecca Traverzo
SVP, Global Media and Consumer Insights
Calvin Klein
Global marketer with almost 20+ years of experience in successful brand strategy development, integrated communications planning including all digital touchpoints, and buying for global brands such as Calvin Klein, P&G's Gillette Franchise, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon Wireless, and Burger King.

Keen understanding of consumer trends, especially as they relate to diverse genres, modes of consumption and audience demographics. Expertise using data and analytics to support marketing strategies and new business opportunities.

There is nothing I love more than to understand the intersection of product, culture and consumer truths to deliver successful award winning marketing campaigns. It's the art, science and strategic rigor to the implementation of those marketing campaigns that has helped me drive positive business growth for my brands and clients. I have a profound enthusiasm for entrepreneurialism, innovation, creation..... And pop culture!
Allegra Farina
Allegra Farina
Marketing & Digital Director
Proenza Schouler
Jodie Chan
Jodie Chan
Director of Marketing and Communications
Altuzarra
Jodie develops and executes Altuzarra's global strategic branding and communications strategy. She cultivated and created from the ground up www.altuzarra.com and all social media platforms, devising pioneering branded digital store front.

Eneuri Acosta
Eneuri Acosta
COO
Hodinkee
Eneuri Acosta thrives at being a strategic marketing, communications and business leader. He is driven to connect; with a deep understanding of luxury brands, large corporations, cultural trendsetters and consumers. Currently, Eneuri is Chief Operating Officer at HODINKEE, a digital magazine and content platform for all things luxury wristwatches—trends, editorials, resources, e-commerce, etc.—where he activates continued growth of all aspects of the brand. Prior to HODINKEE, Eneuri was Global Manager of Marketing Communications for Cadillac where he helped develop and implement strategies to re-introduce the storied brand to a new generation of consumers. Over the years, he filled a number of key positions within Cadillac managing overall brand communications, including campaigns for fashion and art partnerships, and the brand’s main advertising initiative, “Dare Greatly.” Eneuri also led Cadillac’s lifestyle communications work managing influencer marketing.
Maria Medina
Maria Medina
Director of eCommerce
Jonathan Adler
Vivienne So
Vivienne So
eCommerce Manager
Frette
Robecta Ma
Robecta Ma
VP, Marketing, Americas
Cathay Pacific Airways
Robecta Ma was appointed Vice-President Marketing, Americas in March 2016. Based at the airline’s regional head office in San Francisco, she oversees all marketing, digital and ecommerce for Cathay Pacific Airways in the Americas.

Robecta joined Cathay Pacific in 2011 as Marketing & Ecommerce Executive and was quickly promoted to Marketing & Ecommerce Manager, managing the award winning airline’s ecommerce, email, search, social media & partnership initiatives in North America. Robecta helped the airline establish multiple successful brand partnerships in the market such as American Express, charity:water, Gilt Groupe, and Saks Fifth Avenue. She also launched the airline’s first external and employee advocate programs, allowing influencers and employees to share Cathay Pacific’s content across multiple social media channels.
Mike Broderick
Mike Broderick
Sr. Director, Product Management
Marriott International
Jessica Gale
Jessica Gale
Director of Omni Channels
Holt Renfrew

Jessica is the Director of Omni Channels at Holt Renfrew. Jessica leads the operations and technology development of digital at Holt Renfrew, responsible for establishing, operationalizing and growing the online business while continuously launching strategic omni channel initiatives connecting online with in store. The eCommerce Operations team spans across Fulfillment, Customer Care, and Fraud, enabling back office end to end processes and tools. Jessica has experience in retail, beauty, wholesale, and digital across both mid-tier and luxury brands, and previously, was a Management Consultant in Accenture's Strategy Practice. Jessica has her MBA from Columbia Business School. 

Krister Karjalainen
Krister Karjalainen
Head of Media & Digital
Safilo Group
Justin Sellman
Justin Sellman
VP, eCommerce and Digital Strategy
GHRUKA
Justin Sellman is the Vice President of E-Commerce and Digital for Ghurka, where he oversees omni-channel marketing, systems integrations, and all growth initiatives for Ghurka.com. Prior to joining Ghurka, Justin has been involved of many facets of the fashion industry from owning a direct to consumer menswear company to wholesale and SaaS sales management. Justin holds a bachelors degree from Columbia University.
Nancy Zhang
Nancy Zhang
VP of Sales
Moda Operandi, Inc
Audrey Yu
Audrey Yu
VP, Global Digital
John Hardy
Scott Lux
Scott Lux
VP, eCommerce and Digital Marketing
John Varvatos
Daria Fain
Daria Fain
Director of eCommerce & Digital
Jonathan Simkhai
Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart
Head of eCommerce & Digital Marketing
Cushnie et Ochs
Debbie Johnsen
Debbie Johnsen
Digital Marketing Director
The Watergate Hotel
Debbie Johnsen is currently Digital Marketing Director for The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC. She has worked on both the client and agency side in digital marketing for travel, arts and entertainment brands since 2000.

She is also Adjunct Faculty at N.Y.U., and teaches E-Commerce Marketing in the School of Professional Studies Integrated Marketing Master’s degree program.

Debbie is a native New Yorker and an N.Y.U graduate. She has appeared as a speaker on the topics of Multi-Channel Marketing and Luxury Marketing at Internet Retailer, Luxury Interactive, e-Tail West and other conferences.
Mark Simmons
Mark Simmons
Marketing and eCommerce
Design Within Reach
Christina Bennett
Christina Bennett
Senior Director, Global PR and US Social Media
Elizabeth Arden
Christina Bennett, Director, Global Public Relations, is responsible for global PR strategy and U.S. publicity efforts for the namesake Elizabeth Arden skincare, color and fragrance portfolios. In this role, Christina also oversees global crisis communications, spokesperson management, and leads U.S. social media strategy and execution for the Elizabeth Arden brand.

Prior to joining Elizabeth Arden in 2010, Christina held several positions in U.S., regional and global public relations at Avon Products, Inc. In her most recent role, she managed the North America PR and social media efforts for the company’s extensive celebrity and designer fragrance portfolio, color cosmetics, skincare, men’s, fashion and home brands. Christina began her career working on prestige, mass and expert brands in the beauty division of LaForce+Stevens.

She currently sits on the Public Affairs & Communications Executive Committee for the Personal Care Product Council, the American trade association representing the beauty and personal care industry. She is on the Future Leaders Council of Cosmetic Executive Women and serves as an Advisory Board Member of Luxury Interactive and Executive Forum Member of Digiday.

A graduate of Georgetown University, Christina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology. Christina is a native of Long Island, New York and currently resides in New York City.
Amanda Willinger
Amanda Willinger
Director of eCommerce
LAGOS
For over 15 years, Amanda Willinger has lent her exacting eye and creative vision to almost every facet of the global luxury business. She began her career in the fine art world, working for esteemed companies such as Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Philips where she oversaw all content creation and marketing, and maximized brand visibility through public relations, events and e-commerce. She then pivoted to luxury retail at such global brands as Tumi, David Yurman and Ippolita, where she oversaw all creative direction across multiple facets, including global advertising, digital development, and international points of sale. Ms. Willinger is currently the vice president of public relations, digital and e-commerce at LAGOS fine jewelry. She oversees all pr, e-commerce, digital marketing, social media, crm, technology & innovation for the brand. Last year, she oversaw a complete site re-platform & redesign, which resulted in triple digit revenue growth. Ms. Willinger is based in New York.
Crisanta German
Crisanta German
Director of Omnichannel Marketing
Sugarfina
Christopher Cocca
Christopher Cocca
Senior Director, Digital
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Chris Cocca leads the global ecommerce, digital marketing and digital product teams at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. Prior to Four Seasons, Chris worked in strategy and UX roles at Big Spaceship, a New York based digital agency, and at Rogers Media in Toronto.
Angela Gruszka
Angela Gruszka
VP Marketing + Creative
ABC Carpet and Home
Noah Goldberg
Noah Goldberg
VP eCommerce & Digital Marketing
Psycho Bunny
Sarah LaFleur
Sarah LaFleur
CEO
MM.LaFleur
Before founding MM.LaFleur, Sarah worked in the luxury goods group of Starwood Capital in New York and Paris. Prior to that, she was a management consultant at Bain & Co. and TechnoServe, where she advised consumer packaged goods and financial services companies as well as agribusinesses. She graduated from Harvard and sits on the junior board of the International Rescue Committee. MM.LaFleur is named after her mother, whom she calls her biggest inspiration.
Jennie Baik
Jennie Baik
Co-Founder and CEO
Orchard Mile
Jennie Baik is an avid consumer technology and next generation retail strategist and currently serves as the CEO and Co-founder of Orchard Mile, a newly launched digital shopping experience that is the first and only fashion platform that allows women to shop the full assortment of their favorite contemporary and luxury brands’ sites, updated daily, in one place, with the ease of one checkout. 

Previous to her role at Orchard Mile, Ms. Baik served as the Head of Strategy for Burberry Americas from September 2012 to July 2014, where she focused on creating powerful brand experiences to position the company for multi-national growth. She also served in various positions in her four years at Omnicom Group; including as Director of Strategy & Business Development from 2010-2012, where she was responsible for the development and execution of a strategy to harness the power of big data to create targeted marketing campaigns.  While at Omnicom, Ms. Baik also led teams in architecting integrated marketing strategies, focusing on developing rich brand identities and communicating these stories both online and offline.  Ms. Baik also spent time as a management consultant at Booz Allen & Co. as well as in leveraged finance at Goldman Sachs prior to graduating from business school. 

Ms. Baik received her Masters degree from Harvard Business School in 2008 and also holds a BBA/BA in Business Honors and Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin.   She is a frequent notable speaker at the annual Harvard Business School’s annual Dynamic Women in Business and the Retail and Luxury Goods conference, as well as the Luxury Marketing Council’s events in the New York area.
Misaa Becker
Misaa Becker
Director of Digital Marketing and Media
Cle de Peau Beaute
Oscar C. Guerrero
Oscar C. Guerrero
Manager, Brand and Consumer Insights
Crystal Cruises
Oscar Guerrero is the Brand Loyalty and Consumer Insights Manager at Crystal Cruises L.L.C, leading market & consumer insights and loyalty marketing. He is responsible for providing best-in-class data driven market and consumer insights, including the re-design and evolution of the Crystal Society loyalty program.

Oscar began his career overseas, with Marketing and Business Development roles at China’s premier Sports Marketing agency, OCEANS. In 2013, Oscar joined Royal Caribbean International in Miami, FL, where he led global research and marketing communications before joining Crystal Cruises in late 2016.
Alex Cohen
Alex Cohen
Lead, Commercial Specialist
CORE
Educated at Yale and Princeton and an innovative leader in New York’s commercial real estate community, Alex Cohen develops strategy, advises, manages and analyzes commercial office, retail and mixed-used acquisition and lease transactions for tenants, landlords and investors.

With a background in urban planning, Alex has 16 years of commercial real estate transaction negotiation, totaling ten million square feet. Alex has both extensive experience in launching international brands in the U.S. and a deep expertise in the marketing and repositioning of mixed use real estate. Alex’s unique perspective allows him to identify markets, brand buildings and plan space configurations with the potential to attract and retain talent and customers vital to the workplace and retail environments of the future. Alex is a recognized thought leader and frequent contributor and speaker in national and business media. His recent clients include Sennheiser, Unilever, Kering (Gucci), Canada Goose and CBS.
Dr. Manuel Garcia-Garcia
Dr. Manuel Garcia-Garcia
SVP, Research and Innovation: Global and Ad Effectiveness
The Advertising Research Foundation
Dr. Garcia-Garcia is currently SVP, Research and Innovation: Global and Ad Effectiveness at the Advertising Research Foundation. In this role he works on mobile video ad effectiveness, cross platform advertising, multicultural marketing and other applications of neuroscience to advertising effectiveness. Previously, as a Neuroscience Director at Nielsen, he worked with an integrated research team to ensure the scientific integrity of the company’s project pipeline. As a strong thought leader, he leverages expertise in consumer neuroscience and best-practice research methodologies to drive the delivery of valuable, informed insights. As a public speaker, his work has been featured in multiple industry events such as Advertising Week, ARF ReThink! and Audience Measurement, ESOMAR, Neuromarketing World Forum, Univision Leading the Change, Nielsen C360 among many other global conferences. He has also led symposiums and run multiple presentations delivering his work at international neuroscience conferences.
 
Dr. Garcia-Garcia is also an Adjunct Professor of Consumer Neuroscience in the graduate school of NYU Stern School of Business. He has developed a textbook in the emerging field of Consumer Neuroscience, to be published by MIT Press, that aims at teaching future and present business leaders how neuroscience can help them understand their consumers and improve their marketing communication. Dr. Manuel Garcia-Garcia received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Barcelona in 2009.
Bora Park Chow
Bora Park Chow
Luxury Partnerships
Facebook – Instagram – Messenger
Bora oversees luxury partnerships for Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. In this role, Bora is responsible for transforming legacy luxury brands into best in class mobile marketers across Facebook’s platforms. Prior to joining Facebook, Bora oversaw all global advertising and marketing partnerships at Vogue. Bora has over 12 years experience in luxury and has worked with top leading luxury brands in fashion, beauty and retail.
Christopher Wallace
eCommerce Coordinator
Versace
Andrew Collins
Andrew Collins
President & CEO
Sentient Jet

Andrew Collins is the President and CEO of Sentient Jet, one of the world’s largest private aviation companies. Founded in 1999, Sentient invented the Jet Card model of flying and offers programs which provide industry-leading value and service for private jet travelers. The company is privately held by Directional Aviation Capital and today serves over 5,000 cardholders with annual revenues in excess of $200MM.

Prior to becoming the President of Sentient Jet, Andrew Collins was the Vice President of Revenue Management for the Company. As Vice President, Andrew was responsible for a fifty-person revenue generation and customer acquisition team, including Sales, Sales Operations, CRM, Marketing, Business Development and Client Account Management. Previous to this role, Andrew led Sentient Jet's product management efforts and created the company's original web marketing strategy.

With extensive additional experience in software and Internet-related technologies, Collins has helped lead, establish or improve upon a number of prominent, venture-backed technology enterprises.

Elizabeth Lunny
Elizabeth Lunny
VP, Luxury; Publisher
The New York Times; T Magazine
Elizabeth Webbe Lunny is the vice president of Luxury and the publisher of T Magazine for The New York Times. She joined The Times in March 2016 to assume these roles. Her experience has lent itself to driving digital, activating integrated strategies across media platforms, managing teams, defining and marketing brands and growing revenue in both startup and mature organizations.
Danny Govberg
Danny Govberg
President and Owner
Govberg Watches
Danny Govberg has been long recognized for his energetic, entrepreneurial spirit across the luxury watch and jewelry industries, which enabled him to grow a respectable family business into one of international acclaim. As third generation President & Owner of Govberg Jewelers, Danny transformed a small jewelry store along Philadelphia’s historic Jewelers’ Row into a sizable retail group, encompassing three establishments in the Philadelphia region bearing the Govberg Jewelers name, and a fourth location in Cleveland, Ohio; the first Govberg store outside of the Philadelphia market. Danny also owns an intimate watch and jewelry boutique in Naples, Florida – Yamron Jewelers, and is a partner in Radcliffe Jewelers, with two stores in the Baltimore, Maryland market. Most recently, Danny expanded Govberg Jewelers’ estate buying and pre-owned watch division, through which the company buys and sells luxury pre-owned timepieces on a national level. This venture is fostered with the support of innovative technology, including Govberg’s own app, Govberg OnTime, recognized as the ultimate mobile companion for the watch enthusiast. His investment in technology is not limited to the watch category; he co-founded BSD Code and Design Academy in the Philadelphia suburbs, offering affordable, accessible and applicable technology education for children and adults.
Christopher Barefoot
Christopher Barefoot
VP, Communications & Guest Relations
Opus One
Christopher joined Opus One in July of 2013 as Vice President of Communications and Guest Relations with responsibility for all communications, hospitality and events at the winery. In keeping with the Founders’ desire for absolute wine quality, he believes that the customer’s experience at the winery is also a reflection on the wine; therefore, no detail should be missed. Prior to Opus One, Christopher was the Estate Director for Flowers Vineyard and Winery, a notable producer of estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, where he was responsible for the winery’s domestic and international sales and marketing. Previously, he spent five years working as the Brand Director for Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville, managing the Napa Valley and Reserve labels. Christopher’s connection to Robert Mondavi’s legacy gave rise to his own passion for fine Cabernet Sauvignon and a shared conviction that the wines of Napa Valley belong in the company of the world’s finest. Christopher holds a BA in French from the University of Virginia, as well as an International MBA from the University of South Carolina. He resides in the city of Napa.
Stephanie Seliskar
Stephanie Seliskar
Digital Creative Director
John Varvatos
Matthew Burton
Director, Digital Strategy & Experience
EQUINOX
Haley Melander
Digital Strategy &Innovation
EQUINOX
Stephan Kanlian
Stephan Kanlian
Professor and Chairperson, Master's Degree Program: Cosmetics & Fragrance M
Fashion Institute of Technology
Professor Stephan Kanlian developed and serves as Chairperson of FIT's unique Master's degree program for emerging leaders in the cosmetics and fragrance.  As an industry think tank, the FIT Master’s program has organized business conferences, seminars, panels, and speaker series on topics including luxury branding, marketing, retailing, leadership and business innovation, in cooperation with leading firms that include Target, L’Oréal, Procter & Gamble, Estée Lauder, LVMH, Disney, Mastercard, Google, The Wharton School and IDEO.  Each year, the program’s graduates present innovative solutions to industry issues before an audience of more than 700 business executives.  Professor Kanlian previously held marketing and business development positions in the corporate, public and nonprofit sectors. He is often called upon as an industry expert by the press and an invited speaker by groups such as American Express, The Wharton School, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and BBC Radio.  Professor Kanlian has served on the Board of Directors, Strategic Initiatives Committee,  and Annual Meeting Committee of the Personal Care Products Council based in Washington, D.C., and for the Fragrance Foundation, he has served for many years as a judge for the annual Fragrance Awards.
Amy Romero
Amy Romero
CMO
CreativeDrive
Amy is the CMO of CreativeDrive, a global, technology-driven content creation company comprised of accomplished artists based throughout the U.S., Latin America, and Asia. CreativeDrive focuses on producing high-end, bespoke content smarter by building end-to-end efficiency into the creative process.
Mark Miller
Mark Miller
Chief Strategy Officer
Team One
Working for more than 20 years in the communications industry, in both Canada and the United States, Mark has achieved a reputation for intersecting creativity with intelligence to help global brands drive change. His thinking has been recognized in North America by many of the most significant competitions in marketing and advertising such as the ARF David Ogilvy Awards for Excellence in Advertising Research, the Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence and the Effie Awards given for marketing effectiveness. Recently, his insights work around the shared values of the Global Affluent Tribe, affluent people more connected by the things they love than by the places they live, was distinguished by The Internationalist magazine. Mark was named a Trendsetter and an Agency Innovator by The Internationalist for thought leadership on global branding. Currently, Mark and his strategy team at Team One, Publicis Groupe’s premium and luxury brand agency with global expertise in premium categories and aspirational consumers, are leading a pioneering study on what it means for marketers and brands to create legacy in the age of now. The study examines legacy authors, legacy assemblers and legacy artifacts. That is, the people writing history every day, the people they inspire to bring the past forward, plus the physical and digital products and experiences they (co-)create to build a lasting legacy. If conventionally, legacy refers to the past, the goal of this new study is to understand it, unconventionally, as a still-vital part of today. Mark’s legacy work, like the Global Affluent Tribe research study, is not characteristic of the thinking done by most ad agencies. However, it is characteristic of the approach taken by Mark, his team of strategists, and everyone at Team One, as part of a commitment to sparking more brand conversations worth having.
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