2023 Conference Scheduled for June 20–21 in New York City
CommerceNext, a community, event series and conference for marketers at retail and direct-to-consumer brands, announced that Jill Dvorak is joining CommerceNext as Chief Content Officer. Also joining CommerceNext are 11 new advisors bringing the advisory board to a group of 49 ecommerce leaders who provide critical feedback and guidance to ensure that conference programming and content are relevant and timely.
Dvorak joins CommerceNext from the National Retail Federation (NRF) where she was VP, Content and Retail Strategy and led the NRF Digital and NRF Marketing Executives Councils. Dvorak will oversee the development of industry-leading content across CommerceNext’s annual conference, executive summit, webinars and more. “Jill brings a wealth of knowledge and industry relationships to CommerceNext,” said CommerceNext Co-Founder Veronika Sonsev. “She has an amazing track record of creating marketing and ecommerce content that inspires and educates — our community will benefit greatly from her leadership in this new role.”
“The 2022 event broke records for attendance and satisfaction scores and we are excited to bring our community back together for more best-in-class education and networking.”
CommerceNext, ranked no. 277 in Advertising & Marketing companies on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America, also announced that its 2023 Ecommerce Growth Show will be held June 20–21 at the New York Hilton Midtown. More than 1,600 ecommerce and retail industry executives are expected to attend CommerceNext in 2023, which will be 40% larger than last year and will span two floors of the New York Hilton Midtown.
“We’re thrilled for CommerceNext to bring the best event in ecommerce back to New York City, the heart of commerce,” said CommerceNext co-founder Scott Silverman. “The 2022 event broke records for attendance and satisfaction scores and we are excited to bring our community back together for more best-in-class education and networking.”
To help ensure the programming for the June 2023 summit is as relevant and valuable as possible, CommerceNext has added 11 new members to its board of advisors. “Comprising a diverse set of business types, the 49 members of the advisory board provide critical feedback and guidance to ensure that conference programming and content meet the most pressing needs of our audience,” said CommerceNext Co-Founder Allan Dick.
Below is the list of CommerceNext advisory board members:
Web Smith, Founder, 2PM *Roberto Croce, SVP Global Digital Commerce, American Eagle Outfitters Eric Gohs, SVP of Performance Marketing + Digital, Ascena *Sara Varni, CMO, Attentive *Jeff Gerstel, CMO, B&H Photo Liesel Walsh, SVP Marketing & Customer Experience, Boston Proper Sarah Bowman, VP of Global Brand & Experience, Botify Joe Megibow, CEO, Bright Cellars Elyse Burack, Head of Consumer Marketing, Capsule Lev Peker, CEO, Carlotz Emily Hickey, Co-Founder & CEO, Chief Detective Growth Consulting Vivian Chang, VP Growth, DTC, Clorox Matt Gehring, CMO, Dutch Ekta Chopra, Chief Digital Officer, E.L.F. BEAUTY Amy Africa, CEO, Eight By Eight Doug Jensen, SVP, GTM Analytics and Learning Center of Excellence, Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. *Brian Seewald, SVP, Ecommerce, EXPRESS Sunil Kaki, CMO, FIGS *Todd Lehr, CTO, FIGS Geoff Sanders, CMO, Firstleaf Charlie Cole, CEO, FTD Bree Casart, Head of Digital, Hanna Andersson Shawna Hausman, CMO, Health-E Commerce *Derek Yarbrough, CMO, J.Crew Group *Sarah Rasmusen, Chief Customer Officer, Lands’ End Qun Wei, Head of Analytics, Lemonade Scott Ableman, frmr CMO, LevelFields *Andrew Fried, SVP, Direct to Consumer, Mint Mobile Suruchi Shukla, Vice President Marketing, Minted Emily Culp, Board Member, Mizzen + Main, Stio & Cordial George Khachatryan, CEO, OfferFit *Julie Evans, VP and CMO, Omaha Steaks Angela Hsu, CMO, Overstock Barkha Saxena, Chief Data Officer, Poshmark David Cost, VP of Digital and Ecommerce, Rainbow *Jenna Flateman Posner, CDO, SNIPES Liana Thompson, Vice President, Global Ecommerce, Stuart Weitzman Noam Paransky, Chief Omni and Innovation Officer, Tapestry Jason Nickel, SVP of Marketing, Ten Thousand Mike Lackman, CEO, Trade Coffee *Billy May, Retail CEO and Board Member, Executive Chair, Board of Directors, Trademark Partners Global Alex Waldman, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Universal Standard Malena Higuera, General Manager, Urban Decay Daren Hull, President, Vera Bradley Sarah Henry, VP, Head of Content, Influencer, & Commerce , Walmart Naomi Jacobs, Sr. Director, Head of Social, Walmart Vijay Talwar, frmr CEO, Wish Molly Bruttomesso, Senior VP of Customer Success, Wunderkind Leslie Emmons Burthey, Head of E-Commerce, WW Jon Mandell, frmr SVP, Global Membership Marketing & Commerce, WW