We have been incredibly picky about the speakers we have on board as they have all been invite-only. We have a thorough vetting criterion that ensures all our speakers are experienced and highly respected thought leaders. Gain cutting-edge insights and tactics to help you avoid any thorny issues and tap into the biggest opportunities of this year’s BFCM. We’re still confirming the agenda. Below are some confirmed speakers.
Josh Snow is most known as the founder of Snow® and Powerhouse®.
Snow® has become a direct-to-consumer (DTC) leader in oral care and oral cosmetics and Josh bootstrapped to $100 Million. Snow® is proud to have over 3.5 million fans and customers in 150+ countries around the world. Snow® has been featured on The Ellen Show, The Doctors, Wendy Williams, The Kelly Clarkson Show, VOGUE, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, InStyle, WebMD, Harvard Medical, and more. Snow is currently a top 3 ranked DTC brand next to Peloton and FashionNova. Snow® is also a top-selling brand on Target.com, in Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond. As of May 2021, a SNOW product was ordered every 15 seconds.
Powerhouse® is a group for e-commerce entrepreneurs generating $1 Million or more per year. Currently, the group represents more than $2 Billion per year in verified Shopify earnings and is accepting new members.
Eric Bandholz is the founder of Beardbrand, Sovrnty & Area 627.
He is passionate about building bootstrapped businesses that are mission-based and customer-focused.
Eric currently resides in Austin, TX with his family.
Meghann York, based in Indianapolis, has recently joined Emarsys to drive Product Marketing for the SAP Marketing Solutions business.
Meghann has a wealth of experience in the space, as a result of a very successful career leading Product Marketing at TicketMaster, ExactTarget, and Salesforce.com.
Meghann’s specialties include executive leadership, sales/marketing strategy development, B2B & B2C customer acquisition, and retention, and thought leadership.
Thomas Hal Robson-Kanu has had an illustrious international professional footballing career. He experienced the true value natural nutrition can offer in supporting optimal health. This is what inspired Thomas to launch The Turmeric Co, now one of the UK’s fastest-growing health brands.
Turmeric Co is committed to offering vital innovation in the form of natural health shots, conveniently accessible to everyone in the UK and beyond, and has supplied a number of successful sports teams and professional athletes.
Thomas is also an experienced investor with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industry, with a keen interest in data analysis and business development.
Jeffrey Sawyer Lee is an entrepreneur and growth marketer who is transforming the DTC space through funnel and creative hacking. As the co-founder of Cubert, and founder of FitTrack, his focus is to create brands that consumers can’t live without and scaling brands up sustainably through performance marketing.
In the past 5 years, he has taken multiple brands from incubation to 8-9 figures.
Jason Wong is the Founder of Wonghaus Ventures and Doe Lashes. Jason is a 24-year-old California-based entrepreneur with over 10 years of brand development, supply-chain management, global logistics, and e-commerce. He is a consultant to celebrities and influencers on their eCommerce business.
Sign up for Jason’s comprehensive eCommerce masterclass “Building Blocks for Success”.
Savannah Sanchez is a paid social expert with a proven track record of helping DTC brands profitably acquire customers through campaign management + ad creative production.
With over five years of experience working as a media buyer and ad creative strategist, she has evolved to become an industry leader in executing profitable paid social strategies, speaking at multiple international conferences, and sharing her insights via most social media channels.
Nick is the ex-Apple marketer who helped sell the iPhone 7, the Apple Watch, and the iPadPro.
His Facebook advertising sent the Fidget Spinner viral. He is also the managing partner of Facebook’s premier growth partner, Structured Social.
Nick has personally spent over $100 million on Facebook advertising for himself and his clients over the past six years…
His agency currently manages $10 million a month in ad spend for 150+ clients across all niches and industries.
Ben Parr is the President and Co-Founder of Octane AI, the zero-party data marketing platform for Shopify and Shopify Plus merchants.
He is an award-winning entrepreneur, investor, journalist, and the author of the best-selling book “Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention”.
Previously, Ben was the Co-Editor and Editor-at-Large of Mashable, where he wrote more than 2,400 articles on technology, media, and startups. He sits on the board of directors at the Leila Janah Foundation.
Ben is a member of Forbes 30 Under 30 and an alum of Northwestern University.
Nii is Chief Strategy Officer at Tinuiti – the largest independent performance marketing firm across Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Streaming TV, with over $3 billion in digital media under management for over 900 brands and 900 employees.
Nii oversees Tinuiti’s corporate and partnership development initiatives.
Rytis is the Founder and CEO of Omnisend, an all-in-one eCommerce marketing automation platform that helps you sell more by converting your visitors and retaining your customers.
Casey Armstrong is the CMO of ShipBob, the leading cloud-based logistics platform that supports over 5,000 eCommerce brands with 21 fulfillment centers across the United States, Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
Prior to ShipBob, Casey was the VP of Marketing at BigCommerce and SVP at Watchmaster.
Nick is a software entrepreneur and investor, and is currently the Co-founder and COO of Shogun, empowering brands to create exceptional eCommerce experiences.
Prior to founding Shogun, Nick co-founded Glass & Marker, a creative video agency focusing on tech clients, including Slack, Zoom, Twilio, and Google.
Nick’s startup investments range from eCommerce software to online pharmacies to satellites and include Alto Pharmacy, CaptivateIQ, and Deel. Nick holds a BA in Public Policy from the University of California at San Diego and participated in the Y Combinator accelerator program in Winter 2018.
Philippe is the VP of Business Development and Partnerships at Gorgias.io and co-owner of Routine Probiotics. He was previously co-founder of Dealeaz, an Ecommerce focused retailer that generated over $20M in revenue in its first 24 months.
He also worked at both Google and Microsoft in several Sales, Marketing, and Operational roles. He’s passionate about helping Ecommerce Merchants optimize and scale their backend operations in order to boost profits.
Today, over 7000 eCommerce stores including, Steve Madden, Netflix, and Timbuk2 use Gorgias to power their customer service.
Alex Beller is the Co-Founder and President of Postscript. He is one of the world’s foremost experts on SMS for eCommerce, and at Postscript leads all things Go-To-Market, including Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and Partnerships.
Postscript powers SMS for thousands of Shopify stores including brands like Native, Brooklinen, and Olipop. They use Postscript for everything from abandoned carts, to product drops, to 2-way customer support communication… all without annoying end consumers.
After spending years on the brand side of ecom, Alex started Postscript to help merchants take advantage of this huge opportunity – the opening of SMS as a marketing channel.
Taylor Lagace is the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Kynship, an Influencer Marketing Agency that exists to create belonging so that each story is celebrated!
Prior to founding Kynship, he worked at Athletes First, an NFL agency, where he was responsible for marketing on behalf of NFL stars, such as Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews, and Deshaun Watson.
From Athletes First, Taylor transitioned to the digital marketing side of the influencer marketing space by building out the influencer department at Common Thread Collective.
Chase is currently a Partner at Structured, a top eCommerce marketing agency, where he runs the email team.
Since June of 2018, we’ve helped our clients send over a billion emails resulting in over $75 million in email attributable revenue. A few of our previous and current clients include Orgain, The Chive, Original Grain, and CrossNet.
Val Geisler is the Customer Evangelist at Klaviyo. Prior to joining the Klaviyo team, Val was an email marketing consultant for B2B and B2C brands. Because she’s obsessed with improving how brands and customers connect.
Val loves digging into the best ways to use different channels to make lasting connections. And memes, Val loves a good meme, too.
Darius Kunca is an eCommerce investor & co-founder at AdKings Agency. Boutique eCommerce growth agency that is responsible for scaling some of the fastest-growing DTC brands in the world.
They have generated their clients, over $100M in revenue using Facebook Ads, omnichannel marketing funnels, and their proprietary Everest eCommerce Growth Framework.
Moshe is the CEO of Pareto Solutions, a Performance Marketing Powerhouse promoting unicorn brands such as Eko, Fiverr, NectarSleep, Mixtiles, The Flex Belt, Uprightpose, Puls, etc.
If you live in the US and have internet access you’ve most likely seen Pareto’s fast-paced, product-oriented ads approximately squillion times, and based on the revenue data, chances are you’ve bought a product or service they’ve promoted.
He’s also really great with kids.
Ori is a seasoned performance marketing strategist and the Director of Performance Marketing at Mixtiles, a brand you most likely would have seen on your Facebook and Instagram feed and stories.
Ori built Mixtile’s entire marketing infrastructure from scratch and manages their Facebook media buying with a $35M/year budget.
Mixtiles has as a result grown 3X in just 2 years under Ori’s leadership.
Joe Cornfield is a fashion marketing and creative strategist.
He currently leads marketing efforts for Compound Studio, a Toronto-based house of brands that operates 3 direct-to-consumer accessory brands: Vitaly, Clocks and Colours, and Etah Love.
Samir El-Sabini is the CEO and Co-Founder of Juni, the financial companion for e-commerce entrepreneurs.
Prior to starting Juni in 2020, he was the COO at Findity, an expense management technology company with over 12,000 B2B customers, and a Venture Partner at Joyance Partners with multiple D2C e-commerce investments.
Samir co-founded the eCommerce startup, Trader and co-founded the Martech startup Adclouds.
Samir holds a Master of Laws from the University of Gothenburg.
Stephan Lukac brings a wealth of global experience as the Marketing Director of INDOCHINO, responsible for all Marketing, Brand, and Communications initiatives for the men’s apparel company.
He is a passionate Marketing technologist, that loves to straddle the worlds of Analytics, eCommerce, and Brand.
DTC CMO Form for Q4 and BFCM.
Derric Haynie is the host of “The Future of Ecommerce” podcast and Chief Ecommerce Technologist at Ecommercetech.io – Where Ecommerce stores go to research, discover, and buy the right tools to grow their store.
Half of his day is spent reviewing tech tools, and the other half is talking with merchants to help them discover which solutions are right for them. When he’s not doing that, you can find him speaking, networking, or grabbing a drink at any of your favorite Ecommerce events.
Fernando Angulo is Senior Market Research at Semrush. He has been with Semrush since the beginning of the company’s marketing efforts and has built its all-star marketing team.
Being one of the most recognized faces of the brand, Fernando is speaking at 50+ top conferences worldwide each year.
Fernando specializes in B2B search marketing, e-commerce, influencer marketing, and trained marketing teams of companies such as Expedia, T-mobile, Prestashop, and Bing.
Kurt Elster, MBA is a Senior Ecommerce Consultant who helps Shopify store owners uncover hidden profits in their websites.
Kurt is the founder of the eCommerce agency, Ethercycle and helps Shopify store owners earn more money (and work fewer hours.)
His free podcast, The Unofficial Shopify Podcast, has helped thousands of entrepreneurs make the leap to self-employment while growing their stores.
Kaleigh Moore is an eCommerce subject matter expert and writer for Vogue Business, Forbes, Fast Company, and Adweek.
She works with top 10 companies on the Fortune 500 as well as growing SaaS companies, including brands like AT&T, Stripe, Shopify, and BigCommerce.
BFCM and Q4 Readiness: Email and SMS.
Trevor is an opportunistic entrepreneur with a passion for innovation. His extensive background in sales and marketing provides him with the experience to implement his strategic vision in innovative ways with a heavy emphasis on eCommerce strategy, digital marketing, and overall business development.
Trevor is currently the head of several well-established pet brands. In addition, he also heads a disruptive 3D mar-tech company called ScanShop. ScanShop creates the world’s best 3D assets that help brands sell more online.
Trevor is also a Pipeline Entrepreneur, a Techstars eCommerce Mentor, an award-winning product developer, and World Branding Award winner for excellence in marketing.
Gen is a Co-Founder at Prehook, a leading quiz builder for Shopify merchants. He has worked with hundreds of DTC brands like JOI, Teelixir, and Evolve Skateboards to increase conversion rate, accelerate list growth, and capture zero-party data.
Gen and his co-founders first met as part of the founding team at Jungle Scout, the leading tool for Amazon sellers.
Gen also hosts the podcast, Cart Overflow, to learn and share the latest eCommerce growth strategies.
Marc is a serial entrepreneur, having built two multi-million dollar businesses in the creator space. Currently, Marc is the co-founder and CEO of Moment, a global marketplace for creators.
Serving millions of creators, Moment is where you start your creative journey with gear, online courses, digital good, and destination trips. Prior to Moment, Marc founded Contour Cameras where he built a competitive action camera business for GoPro.
Outside of running startups, you’ll find him sharing and publishing lessons learned on his blog.
John has been running paid media on Facebook/Instagram, Google, and all the other major platforms for about 7 years now.
John was responsible for helping the Postmates app scale their Facebook acquisition efforts to over $50,000 per day in spending in the first year after they launched.
He has helped numerous eCommerce brands get on a $10 Million Dollar run rate in their first year.
John currently co-owns a few of his own eCommerce brands but spends most of his time overseeing all of the paid media spend and media buyers for the Structured Agency where he manages $10MM+ per month in ad spend.
Chloë Thomas is a globally recognized eCommerce marketing problem solver. Author of several bestselling books, keynote speaker, advisor, and host of both the award-winning eCommerce MasterPlan Podcast, AND the brand new Keep Optimising marketing podcast.
VideoWise is a Shopify app, that allows DTC store owners to place video from YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, Vimeo, and direct uploads all onto their store pages.
We provide consulting with our customers to help them find and set up the best video content that increases conversions, time on site, and social proof.
We have had customers achieve a +15% increase in conversion rate, as well as ROI’s as high as 350X.
We are really excited to start telling our story, and getting in front of more eager entrepreneurs.
Look forward to speaking with you!
Dan McGaw is an award-winning entrepreneur and speaker. He is the founder and CEO of McGaw.io, a marketing technology and analytics agency, and the creator of UTM.io, a campaign link management platform.
Named one of the godfathers of marketing technology and one of the original growth hackers, Dan has decades of experience in digital marketing, technology, and analytics.
Matt is the Founder of Eightx, a specialist Fractional eCommerce CFO.
He spent his entire career in the trenches of small businesses, learning what it takes to grow, plan ahead, and keep businesses alive and thriving.
He specializes in long-term financial forecasting for eCommerce businesses in $1-9M revenue bracket. His team helps to optimize cash flow, plan for growth and resilience.
Matt gives eCommerce Founders the tools they need to stop stressing about their businesses.
Burc Tanir is the co-founder and CEO of Prisync, a price tracking and dynamic pricing engine helping e-commerce businesses compete better while improving profitability at the same time.
With his 7 years of expertise in the e-commerce industry, Burc has been and continues to be a keynote speaker in various industry events. He holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from Bogazici University.
Rosie is Founder & CEO at Nibble, offering fun, smart, AI-powered negotiation technology to improve conversion and customer engagement.
Nibble won two Retail Systems Awards, 2021, and is shortlisted for the 2021 Global eCommerce Innovation Award.
Rosie is also on the boards at Forest Holidays and STEM Learning, the largest STEM education charity in the UK and a passionate supporter of STEM education.
After running several 7-figure eCommerce stores, Soma founded Recart to help his fellow entrepreneurs grow with mobile messaging marketing.
Today, Recart helps 13k+ Shopify merchants automate messaging. He’s passionate about solving complex problems and helping DTC merchants succeed.
Ian is Bolt’s brand ambassador embodying Bolt’s culture, mission, and values with a focus on social media and retail advocacy, and merchant success while helping partners fulfill their sales and e-commerce goals.
Ian is an expert in building and leading integrated marketing campaigns across owned, earned, and paid channels with a focus on social media and overall digital experience.
He is obsessed with merchant success and helping partners fulfill their sales and e-commerce goals. With more than 10 years of experience in lead-gen and demand-gen, Ian’s goal is to help brands connect with their audience in a way that optimizes the merchant’s ability to win a new customer and advocate.
-Eric has been the founder, CEO, or first employee at startup companies that have raised $27Million USD in Venture Capital.
-Eric was a finalist for Shopify’s Build-A-Business competition in 2015.
-When he’s not working, Eric loves to travel the world, hike, write for his website at www.EricToz.com, and make tea.
Having amassed 1.7 million followers on TikTok, Sherice is no stranger to comedic video storytelling. Her 5 years of experience on the app has led her to work with the likes of Warner Brothers, Amazon, and Harper Collins on a wide range of campaigns from new products to upcoming film releases.
She also consults brands on how to grow and create natively on TikTok so that they too can see their own success.
Tim Keen is a self-taught marketer who used to be in a band. He came out of MuteSix, where he grew 3 brands to over $1M in monthly revenue in less than 9 months. Since then. he’s scaled a bunch of brands, won elections on Facebook, and gone from $0 to $1M in agency revenue – all in the last 12 months.
Entrepreneur | Speaker | E-Commerce Consultant
Steve Dinelli is the Chief Digital Officer at Barrington Media Group where he oversees all things digital marketing.
Previously, Steve founded Blackbird Garage which Barrington Media Group Acquired in 2020. Blackbird Garage specialized in paid social and managed hundreds of millions of dollars in ad spend for leading direct-to-consumer brands including MVMT Watches, Home Chef, Brooklinen, Casper, Leesa, Hello Fresh, Roman Health, Factor_, JustFab, Fabletics, Savage X Fenty, and Oros.
Steve is an active angel investor and advisor to early-stage companies where he has made more than 50 investments in early-stage companies.
Arri Bagah is the Founder & CEO of Conversmart.
Arri helps Shopify stores add an additional 6 to 7 figures in profits without increasing ad spend.
He has spoken on big stages like Traffic & Conversions Summit, Affiliate Summit, and Conversations Conference.
He has launched the official text marketing course for Shopify on Shopify Learn. He has been featured on Shopify Plus, Digital Marketer, Smart Marketer, Digiday, Quiet Light, and others.
He is a US Army veteran, and world traveler and lives to experience life to the fullest.
Lewis is co-founder and CMO at Patrick Adair Designs. Lewis planned, executed, and managed the marketing strategy that scaled Patrick Adair Designs to an over 8-figure GMV business.
Lewis leads a team of marketers with a multiple 7-figure annual budget. He’s also had the privilege of consulting for a variety of 8-figure brands including portfolio brands for Retail Ecommerce Ventures, Polytek’s Private Equity arm, and a variety of others
Jon MacDonald is the founder of The Good, a conversion rate optimization firm that has achieved results for some of the largest online brands including Adobe, Nike, Xerox, The Economist, and more.
He regularly contributes content on conversion optimization to publications like Entrepreneur and Inc. He knows how to get visitors to take action.
Umar is a pioneer in the Pakistani eCommerce Industry. He started elo (Export Leftovers) as a 2 person operation in 2013 in a small meeting room in his father’s factory in Faisalabad that currently employs 140 people & has grown to become one of the biggest & fastest growing eCommerce stores of the country The store fulfills over a million orders a year with a repeat customer rate of over 65%.
elo was also recently featured in the top 100 start-ups of Pakistan. He has an M.A (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and an M.Sc in Marketing Strategy from Cass Business School, London. When he is not glued to the computer screen or making product videos, he spends his time trying out new food, reading, globetrotting & improving his Marathon time.
Benjamin Smith is the founder of Disco, a clean skincare brand for men.
Ben attended Wake Forest University in North Carolina and before Disco, launched his career in gym ownership, owning a small chain of boutique gyms.
In his free time, Ben enjoys exercising, angel investing, reading, house music, soccer, yoga, and more.
Jessica is an eCommerce & Email Marketing Strategist for boutique owners & product-based business owners.
She supports scrappy female entrepreneurs with actionable steps & strategies to grow and scale their eCommerce businesses.
After 20+ years in retail, owning her own multi 6-figure brick & mortar boutique, and 3 years as the ONLY employee of a 7-figure eCommerce store – now she’s sharing everything she learned the hard way so you don’t have to.
Chris Meade is an American entrepreneur. Chris is one of the three co-founders of CROSSNET (the world’s first four-way volleyball game) in 2017 and is based in Miami.
CROSNET is a business, based on a game the 3 invented in order to escape the 9 to 5, which they’ve grown in a low-risk, life-friendly way!