Speakers

Dick Johnson

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Foot Locker, Inc. Learn More

Dick Johnson

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Foot Locker, Inc.
Mr. Richard A. Johnson has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Foot Locker since December 2014. Mr. Johnson joined Foot Locker in 1997, when the Company acquired Eastbay, where he had been on the senior leadership team. Before assuming the CEO position, Johnson had served as Chief Operating Officer and as Executive Vice President and Group President – Retail Stores, following roles including President and CEO of the Company’s Foot Locker divisions in the U.S., President and CEO of Foot Locker Europe, and President and CEO of Footlocker.com/Eastbay. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
  • Opening Keynote – Reshaping the Customer Experience Through Supply Chain
    Monday February 25

Gary Maxwell

Chief Supply Chain Officer at Dollar Tree Learn More

Gary Maxwell

Chief Supply Chain Officer at Dollar Tree
  • Insight Session: Dollar Tree
    Tuesday February 26

Jeff Pilof

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at CVS Health Learn More

Jeff Pilof

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at CVS Health
  • Insight Session: CVS Health
    Tuesday February 26

Dean Carter

Chief Human Resources Officer at Patagonia Learn More

Dean Carter

Chief Human Resources Officer at Patagonia
Dean Carter leads global HR, Legal, and Finance Shared Services for Patagonia Inc. He also serves as an Independent Director on the Board of Directors for Cornerstone on Demand (CSOD:NASDAQ), a publicly traded Cloud-based HR technology platform, as well as Griffith Foods, a Chicago-based privately held company. Prior to Patagonia, Dean brought a combined 15 years of experience as a CHRO for Sears Holdings Corporation as well as Fossil, Inc. Leading up to his time at Fossil, he served in variety of progressive HR and Management roles for Pier 1 Imports, Pearle Vision and Procter & Gamble.
  • Insight Session: Patagonia
    Tuesday February 26

Mike Robbins

Author
Mike Robbins is the author of four books, Focus on the Good Stuff,  Be Yourself Everyone Else is Already Taken, Nothing Changes Until You Do, and Bring Your Whole Self to Work.  He delivers keynotes and seminars that empower people, leaders, and organizations to be more successful, appreciative, and authentic. Prior to his current work, Mike played baseball at Stanford and then professionally with the KC Royals.  After his athletic career was cut short by injuries, he worked in the tech world, before starting his consulting business in 2001.  His clients include Google, Wells Fargo, eBay, Gap, Microsoft, and others.
  • Authentic Leadership: Inspire Others and Build Trust by Being Yourself
    Tuesday February 26

Barbara Kahn

Director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania Learn More

Barbara Kahn

Director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Barbara E. Kahn returned to The Wharton School in January 2011 to serve as the Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center. Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on variety seeking, brand loyalty, retail assortment issues and patient decision-making whose research provides marketing managers with a better understanding of the consumer choice process. Between 1982 and 2006, she was the world’s seventh most published author of articles in the most prestigious marketing journals. She received her PhD, MBA and MPhil degrees from Columbia University, and a BA in English Literature from the University of Rochester.
  • The Shopping Revolution: How Successful Retailers Win Customers in an Era of Endless Disruption
    Monday February 25

Abby Wambach

Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women's World Cup champion Learn More

Abby Wambach

Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women's World Cup champion
Abby Wambach is the all-time leading scorer in international soccer history with 184 career goals. She was the United States’ leading scorer in the 2007 and 2011 Women’s World Cup tournaments and the 2004 and 2012 Olympics where she led the US to a Gold Medal. (She missed Beijing 2008 due to a broken leg.) Her ability to wear down defenses with her physical play, aerial game and hard running has long been a key to the USA’s success. After winning the Women’s World Cup in 2015, Wambach retired as one of the most dominant players in the history of women’s soccer. A true leader on and off the field, Wambach is now a New York Times Best-Selling author and is dedicating the next chapter of her career to fighting for equality and inclusion across industries.
  • Leading to Win – Abby Wambach
    Monday February 25

Aaron Guild

Director of Strategic Solutions at Green Mountain Technology Learn More

Aaron Guild

Director of Strategic Solutions at Green Mountain Technology
  • How Retailers Use Network Resources to Optimize Omnichannel
    Monday February 25

Adam Compain

Chief Executive Officer at ClearMetal Learn More

Adam Compain

Chief Executive Officer at ClearMetal
  • Deep Dive Data Analytics
    Tuesday February 26

Al Falack

Senior Director, e-commerce at Cookie’s Kids Clothing Learn More

Al Falack

Senior Director, e-commerce at Cookie’s Kids Clothing
Al Falack is a founding partner and current Vice President of CookiesKids.com, a privately-held leading online children’s clothing retailer. Al is also the VP of Technology for Cookie’s Department Stores, a 45-year old Retail store based in NYC. Since founding Cookieskids.com in 2007, Al has pioneered initiatives that were transformative to e-Commerce. CookiesKids.com was the first marketplace seller of children’s apparel on both Amazon.com and Walmart.com and has experienced triple digit growth on marketplaces and double digit growth on CookiesKids.com website for 5 consecutive years.
  • Case Study: Augmented Reality Picking for Apparel Fulfillment
    Monday February 25

Ali Agha

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Olypsis Technologies Learn More

Ali Agha

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Olypsis Technologies
  • Blockchain 101
    Monday February 25

Andy Bowerman

Vice President, Supply Chain Operations & Data Science at Groupon Learn More

Andy Bowerman

Vice President, Supply Chain Operations & Data Science at Groupon
Andy leads eCommerce Operations for Groupon Goods North America as Vice President of Supply Chain Operations and Data Science. Launched in 2011, Groupon Goods delivers customer online shopping needs on a wide range of general merchandise categories growing from zero to over $1.8B in global merchandise sales for full year 2017. Andy has led the Logistics transformation through this rapid growth period with a keen focus on developing a championship leadership team, delivering significant P&L leverage, and designing the fulfillment network and systems of the future. His areas of responsibility include data science, supplier relationships, dropship partner management, warehouse operations, transportation management, and reverse logistics…the full customer experience from clicking the buy button to a satisfied customer delivery and support. Prior to leading this eCommerce transformation, Andy was part of the early growth team of Walmart.com eCommerce and spent nearly 10 years developing the online supply chain operations for the world’s largest retailer.
  • UX and Returns: The Boomerang Continues
    Monday February 25

Arthur Valdez

Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer at Target Learn More

Arthur Valdez

Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer at Target
  • Inclusion Works: Supply Chain at Target
    Tuesday February 26

Atma Maharaj

Vice President, Logistics & Supply Chain at Petco Learn More

Atma Maharaj

Vice President, Logistics & Supply Chain at Petco
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Augie Drufke

Vice President, Supply Chain at SharkNinja Home Appliances Learn More

Augie Drufke

Vice President, Supply Chain at SharkNinja Home Appliances
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Bill Kammerer

Principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP Learn More

Bill Kammerer

Principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Getting Ready for the Future of Freight Today: Capitalizing on New Technologies
    Monday February 25

Bob Abbondanza

Senior Director, Network Design at Office Depot Learn More

Bob Abbondanza

Senior Director, Network Design at Office Depot
  • Transforming Distribution & Fulfillment at Office Depot with Collaborative Robotics
    Tuesday February 26

Bob Costello

Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of International Trade Policy & Cross-Border Operations at the American Trucking Association Learn More

Bob Costello

Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of International Trade Policy & Cross-Border Operations at the American Trucking Association
  • Caution – Dangerous Curves Ahead: Domestic Transportation Outlook (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Brian Catron

Head of Global Retail Services Product Strategy & Distribution Services at APL Logistics Learn More

Brian Catron

Head of Global Retail Services Product Strategy & Distribution Services at APL Logistics
  • Intro to Data Analytics
    Monday February 25

Brian McNabb

Vice President, Global Transportation at The Michaels Companies Learn More

Brian McNabb

Vice President, Global Transportation at The Michaels Companies
  • Complexities of Large Format Last Mile
    Monday February 25

Bruce Kulp

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Refurbishment at GameStop Learn More

Bruce Kulp

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Refurbishment at GameStop
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Bryan Sferra

Supply Chain Manager, Distribution Strategy & Support at DICK'S Sporting Goods Learn More

Bryan Sferra

Supply Chain Manager, Distribution Strategy & Support at DICK'S Sporting Goods
  • Your Career is a Journey, not a Destination
    Monday February 25

Bryan Ward

Senior Director, International Logistics at The Home Depot Learn More

Bryan Ward

Senior Director, International Logistics at The Home Depot
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Caroline Wanga

Chief Diversity Officer at Target Learn More

Caroline Wanga

Chief Diversity Officer at Target
Caroline A. Wanga is Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Vice President of Human Resources at the Target Corporation. She leads Target's strategic intent to champion an inclusive society with accountability for, inclusive guest experiences, a diverse and inclusive work environment, and societal impact. As a cultural catalyst, she fuels Target’s business objectives through the company’s first-ever performance based D&I goals. Launched in 2015, Supplier Diversity, Marketing, Philanthropy, Retention, Hiring, Representation and Engagement have significantly improved. Caroline began her Target career in supply chain in 2005, serving in a variety of transformational leadership roles, including modernizing Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Digital and Strategy capabilities prior to joining the D&I team, in 2014. Caroline earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas College, and is an inspirational thought leader and public speaker. Her innovative shared-accountability approach to driving business results, is featured in, “The Innovation Mentality” by Glenn Llopis.
  • Inclusion Works: Supply Chain at Target
    Tuesday February 26

Catherine Billing

Director, North America Transportation at Under Armour Learn More

Catherine Billing

Director, North America Transportation at Under Armour
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Charlie Armstrong

Founder - Orion Advisors at JASCI Software Learn More

Charlie Armstrong

Founder - Orion Advisors at JASCI Software
  • Case Study: Augmented Reality Picking for Apparel Fulfillment
    Monday February 25

Chris Bright

Vice President, Supply Chain Operations at Nordstrom Learn More

Chris Bright

Vice President, Supply Chain Operations at Nordstrom
  • Practical Solutions for Today’s Labor Challenges
    Tuesday February 26

Chris Caplice

Executive Director at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Learn More

Chris Caplice

Executive Director at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics
  • Talent 2030: Practical Applications Today for the Workforce of Tomorrow
    Tuesday February 26

Chris Hoffmeister

Senior Vice President, Retail Account Management at Hub Group Learn More

Chris Hoffmeister

Senior Vice President, Retail Account Management at Hub Group
  • Caution – Dangerous Curves Ahead: Domestic Transportation Outlook (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Chris Shaw

Director, Product Marketing at Manhattan Associates Learn More

Chris Shaw

Director, Product Marketing at Manhattan Associates
Chris has been developing ordering solutions within Retail since the early 2000s and brings a wealth of experience as an implementation architect and marketing leader. At Manhattan Associates, Chris is focused on the significant challenges and opportunities that unified commerce brings to retailers today, and delivering solutions designed for the way we shop today.
  • How David’s Bridal Leverages Distributed Order Management as the ‘Omni’ in Omnichannel
    Monday February 25

Christian Pedersen

Head of Ocean Products & Revenue Management, North America at Maersk Learn More

Christian Pedersen

Head of Ocean Products & Revenue Management, North America at Maersk
Christian is Head of Ocean Products & Revenue Management for Maersk Line. In his role, he leads a team focused on customer-facing solutions, new product development, transportation pricing strategy and service contracts to help customers make their business work smarter and drive their business forward. He is a member of Maersk’s global ocean product and revenue management team who together work to ensure Maersk’s vision as the global integrator of container logistics, simplifying and connecting our customers’ global supply chains.
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Clay Jackson

Vice President, Supply Chain Planning at Tractor Supply Company Learn More

Clay Jackson

Vice President, Supply Chain Planning at Tractor Supply Company
Clay Jackson is VP of Supply Chain Planning for Tractor Supply Co., the largest operator or retail farm stores and leader of the “Out Here” lifestyle. Clay’s leadership responsibilities include: Supply Chain Planning, Network Design, Logistics Analytics, Vendor Operations, IT Logistics Projects, Engineering, and Continuous Improvement Projects within the distribution network.
  • Talent 2030: Practical Applications Today for the Workforce of Tomorrow
    Tuesday February 26

Colin Yankee

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at Tractor Supply Company Learn More

Colin Yankee

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at Tractor Supply Company
  • Predicting What’s Next in Your Retail Supply Chain
    Tuesday February 26

Curt Bimschleger

Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP Learn More

Curt Bimschleger

Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP
Curt is a Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP focused in the Consumer & Industrial practice. He has 25 years of experience in the retail industry and works closely with retailers and ecommerce companies as they transform their supply chains to align with the changing landscape. Curt’s Supply Chain areas of expertise include ecommerce fulfillment, reverse logistics, remarketing and extensive experience working with outsourced solutions. He has led the design and development of large ecommerce fulfillment centers as well as reverse logistic centers and assisted Fortune 100 Retailers in reshaping their return strategies.
  • UX and Returns: The Boomerang Continues
    Monday February 25

Dan Covert

Director, Supply Chain R&D at Ahold Delhaize Learn More

Dan Covert

Director, Supply Chain R&D at Ahold Delhaize
  • RTech Supply Chain Innovation Award Pitches
    Monday February 25

Darlene Krysiak

Director, Domestic Transportation at Michael Kors Learn More

Darlene Krysiak

Director, Domestic Transportation at Michael Kors
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Diane Garforth

Senior Director, Supply Chain Systems & Operations at David's Bridal Learn More

Diane Garforth

Senior Director, Supply Chain Systems & Operations at David's Bridal
Diane Garforth is the Sr Director of Supply Chain Systems & Operations at David’s Bridal. A supply chain operations person at heart with years of IT experience, Diane is known for her innovative yet practical solutions that leverage the knowledge gained in each position she has held. Much like the temp she was thirty years ago trying to figure out what was the fastest way to complete picking orders so she could get her name on the leaderboard, Diane still sets her mind to how we can work smarter not harder.
  • How David’s Bridal Leverages Distributed Order Management as the ‘Omni’ in Omnichannel
    Monday February 25

Drew McElroy

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder at Transfix Learn More

Drew McElroy

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder at Transfix
Drew McElroy is the CEO and co-founder of Transfix, the leading freight marketplace connecting shippers to a national network of reliable carriers. Fortune 500 companies such as Anheuser-Busch, Unilever, and Target rely on Transfix to handle their most important FTL freight needs. Prior to founding Transfix in 2013, McElroy was the President of Priority Distribution Inc. (PDI), a mid-market transportation management and third-party logistics provider (3PL). He joined the company as Vice President of Business Development in May 2004. McElroy previously served as the President of the New Jersey Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).
  • Brewing Real Insights: Anheuser-Busch’s Data Strategy & Platform
    Monday February 25

Eric Boles

President at The Game Changers Learn More

Eric Boles

President at The Game Changers
  • Closing Keynote: Moving to Great
    Wednesday February 27

Ganesh Ramakrishna

Partner at Opex Analytics Learn More

Ganesh Ramakrishna

Partner at Opex Analytics
  • Reshaping The Retail Supply Chain with AI: Capacity Modeling as a Response to Aggressive Growth in Nordstrom’s E-commerce Channel
    Monday February 25

Gary Adams

Vice President, Global Logistics at Walmart Learn More

Gary Adams

Vice President, Global Logistics at Walmart
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Glenn Berger

Vice President, Global Transportation at Restoration Hardware Learn More

Glenn Berger

Vice President, Global Transportation at Restoration Hardware
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Glenn Richey

Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management Harbert College of Business at Auburn University Learn More

Glenn Richey

Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management Harbert College of Business at Auburn University
Dr. Glenn Richey is the Harbert Eminent Scholar in Supply Chain Management at Auburn University. His role is to advance supply chain management research and teaching in the Harbert College of Business. Dr. Richey engages in industry-based supply chain strategy and international business research and enjoys building research and student relationships between academia and practice.
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Gretchen McCarthy

Vice President, Inventory Management at Target Learn More

Gretchen McCarthy

Vice President, Inventory Management at Target
Gretchen McCarthy is the Vice President, Inventory Management, within the Global Inventory Management Team. Gretchen joined Target in 2004 as a Buyer. Throughout her career at Target, she has spent 8 years in Buying, 3 years in Merchandise Planning, 1.5 years in Merchandise Planning for Target Canada and spent a year on the Merchandising Transformation Team. Gretchen is currently leading the Inventory Management, Operations and Fulfillment teams in Minneapolis and Bangalore.
  • Inclusion Works: Supply Chain at Target
    Tuesday February 26

Heather Sheehan

Executive Director at AWESOME, Advancing Women's Supply Chain Leadership Learn More

Heather Sheehan

Executive Director at AWESOME, Advancing Women's Supply Chain Leadership
Heather Sheehan is Executive Director of AWESOME, the senior executive supply chain women’s organization, and owner of consulting firm Crispy Concepts LLC. She is the former co-chief procurement officer for Danaher Corporation. Heather has over 30 years’ experience in global manufacturing, procurement and logistics and also held leadership positions with Honeywell, Union Pacific and NCR.
  • Making Waves: Actions for Supply Chain Leadership – Women In Supply Chain Breakfast Session
    Tuesday February 26

Hun Quach

Vice President, International Trade at RILA Learn More

Hun Quach

Vice President, International Trade at RILA
As Vice President for International Trade, Hun Quach coordinates with RILA's government affairs team to advance the retail industry's trade policy agenda. RILA's lead expert on international trade, Quach acts as a liaison between RILA members and Congress as the industry voices its support for a U.S. federal trade policy that fosters economic growth.

Ja’rob Coggins

Director of Distribution, Journeys at Genesco Learn More

Ja’rob Coggins

Director of Distribution, Journeys at Genesco
  • Practical Solutions for Today’s Labor Challenges
    Tuesday February 26

Jamie Bragg

Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Tailored Brands Learn More

Jamie Bragg

Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer at Tailored Brands
  • Trade Wars: Retailers’ Strategies for Coping with Tariff Uncertainty
    Tuesday February 26

Jason Boullioun

Senior Demand Chain Strategy Analyst at 7-Eleven Learn More

Jason Boullioun

Senior Demand Chain Strategy Analyst at 7-Eleven
Jason Boullioun is a Senior Analyst on the Demand Chain Strategy Team at 7-Eleven. He has been with 7-Eleven for three years, serving as Manager of Merchandise Planning in Private Brands before moving to the Logistics group.
  • Your Career is a Journey, not a Destination
    Monday February 25

Jason Trusley

Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations at Nordstrom Learn More

Jason Trusley

Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations at Nordstrom
  • Reshaping The Retail Supply Chain with AI: Capacity Modeling as a Response to Aggressive Growth in Nordstrom’s E-commerce Channel
    Monday February 25

Jay Kirkham

Vice President, Logistics at ICON Health & Fitness Learn More

Jay Kirkham

Vice President, Logistics at ICON Health & Fitness
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26
  • Complexities of Large Format Last Mile
    Monday February 25

Jeremy Davidson

Vice President at Fortna Learn More

Jeremy Davidson

Vice President at Fortna
Mr. Davidson has 20+ years of experience in designing and implementing distribution and fulfillment operations, transportation systems, supply chain modeling, and warehouse execution systems. In his position as Vice President at Fortna, he works with high-growth retailers, including Specialty, General Merchandise, Footwear, and Apparel companies, to help them manage transformational change and align their complex distribution operations with their business strategy.
  • Practical Solutions for Today’s Labor Challenges
    Tuesday February 26

Jeremy Witte

Vice President, Returns, Damages & Recommerce at Best Buy Learn More

Jeremy Witte

Vice President, Returns, Damages & Recommerce at Best Buy
Jeremy Witte is the Vice President of Returns, Damages, and Recommerce for Best Buy. He is responsible for leading the strategy, financial performance, operations, and risk management of the multi-billion dollar portfolio of non-new inventory within the Recommerce and Reverse Supply Chain for Best Buy. Prior to Best Buy, he was the Chief Operating Officer of GENCO Marketplace. He has held operational leadership positions with Amazon and Walmart since leaving the Army in 2008.
  • UX and Returns: The Boomerang Continues
    Monday February 25

Jerome Dubois

Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer at 6 River Systems Learn More

Jerome Dubois

Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer at 6 River Systems
  • Transforming Distribution & Fulfillment at Office Depot with Collaborative Robotics
    Tuesday February 26

JoAnn Martin

Vice President, Industry Strategies at JDA Software Learn More

JoAnn Martin

Vice President, Industry Strategies at JDA Software
  • Predicting What’s Next in Your Retail Supply Chain
    Tuesday February 26

John DeAngelo

Vice President, Business Development at Ryder System Learn More

John DeAngelo

Vice President, Business Development at Ryder System
  • Complexities of Large Format Last Mile
    Monday February 25

John Kacherski

Chief Commercial Officer at FIDELITONE Learn More

John Kacherski

Chief Commercial Officer at FIDELITONE
Supply chain management firm. Specializing in last mile delivery and order fulfillment. 30+ locations nationwide, dedicated and multi-client. Established in 1929 with 40+ years experience in last mile delivery.
  • Complexities of Large Format Last Mile
    Monday February 25

John Moseley

Chief Commercial Officer at Port Houston Learn More

John Moseley

Chief Commercial Officer at Port Houston
John Moseley is the Chief Commercial Officer for Port Houston. John is a Seasoned commercial strategist with a solid reputation of consistently delivering results in the international shipping industry.
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Kelly Killingsworth

Vice President, Supply Chain & Logistics at Walmart Learn More

Kelly Killingsworth

Vice President, Supply Chain & Logistics at Walmart
Kelly Killingsworth joined Walmart in 2009 and is currently leading a strategic initiative designed to transform Walmart’s transportation business processes and implement enabling technologies. This program will enable the vision of operating in a frictionless supply chain environment to meet the needs of Walmart’s customers everywhere. Kelly’s career has a broad range of experience crossing shippers in various industries, carriers, and software providers.
  • Getting Ready for the Future of Freight Today: Capitalizing on New Technologies
    Monday February 25

Kris Arabia

Vice President, Global Sourcing at Joann Learn More

Kris Arabia

Vice President, Global Sourcing at Joann
  • Trade Wars: Retailers’ Strategies for Coping with Tariff Uncertainty
    Tuesday February 26

Kristen Kravitz

Director, Supply Chain at Abercrombie & Fitch Learn More

Kristen Kravitz

Director, Supply Chain at Abercrombie & Fitch
Kristen Kravitz is a Director in Supply Chain at Abercrombie & Fitch Co., currently responsible for Network Strategy and Outbound Transportation. In her 2.5 years at A&F, she has been responsible for a variety of Supply Chain teams, and has led numerous cross-functional teams to solve complex organizational challenges. She was previously with the 3PL, UTi Worldwide (now absorbed into DSV), where she led Corporate Strategy, and had experience in Freight Forwarding, Operations Support and Supply Chain Strategy and Network Design.
  • Master’s Student Session: Using Data Analytics to Optimize Returns at Abercrombie & Fitch
    Tuesday February 26

Mant Hawkins

President at Possibilitarians, LLC Learn More

Mant Hawkins

President at Possibilitarians, LLC
Mant is an entrepreneur focused on the wave of digital technologies that are changing society. Having founded and led technology and commercial real estate companies, as well as, government organizations with global mobility and influence, Mant specializes in creating high performance cultures. As a retired USMC Colonel, TOPGUN Instructor, multiple time combat veteran and FA-18 carrier pilot his leadership and international experience give him a unique perspective on building high performance cultures based on the lessons of the Marine Corps’ "special trust and confidence" in high threat environments.
  • Blockchain 101
    Monday February 25

Marc Chretien

Senior Director, eCommerce at Aldo Group Learn More

Marc Chretien

Senior Director, eCommerce at Aldo Group
Marc Chretien has been in the web and e-commerce space for almost 20 years working for Montreal or New York based companies, and has crossed the spectrum from coding to click-rates to call-centers. He has been with the Aldo Group now for 4 years, currently as Senior Director of E-commerce Operations, and focused on the post-purchase customer experience and business model. An avid believer in collaboration and team-work both with internal and external partners, Marc feels the omni-channel evolution coupled with advanced analytics opportunities present an emerging area of efficiencies and intelligent decision-making, something not feasible before with simpler systems.
  • How Your Stores Can Beat Amazon at its Own Game
    Tuesday February 26

Marc Gorlin

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Roadie Learn More

Marc Gorlin

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Roadie
Marc Gorlin has been a successful entrepreneur in Atlanta for almost 20 years. Marc founded Roadie in early 2014 as the first “on-the-way” delivery network. Roadie puts unused capacity in passenger vehicles to work by connecting people who have items to send with drivers heading in the right direction. Roadie’s model enables efficient, low cost delivery for senders and rewards drivers for trips they were already taking. Prior to Roadie, Marc co-founded and was Chairman of Kabbage Inc., which provides working capital to small and medium-sized businesses. To date, Kabbage has raised $250MM in funding and has provided $3B+ in capital to small businesses. In 1996, Marc was a co-founder and an original board member of Pretty Good Privacy (“PGP”), a company formed to commercialize one of the most prevalent security standards used on the Internet.
  • Practical Solutions for Today’s Labor Challenges
    Tuesday February 26

Mark Young

Director, Transport Procurement at Anheuser-Busch Companies Learn More

Mark Young

Director, Transport Procurement at Anheuser-Busch Companies
Mark Young is the Director of Transport Procurement at Anheuser-Busch. He joined A-B in 2015 and has held roles focused on Network Optimization, Dedicated Fleets, Transport Innovation and Alternative Fuels. His focus is moving A-B’s fleet to zero emissions by 2025, exploring autonomous trucking and driving efficiencies through data analytics and automation.
  • Brewing Real Insights: Anheuser-Busch’s Data Strategy & Platform
    Monday February 25

Martin Bernstein

Director, Global Transportation & Trade Compliance at Hallmark Cards Learn More

Martin Bernstein

Director, Global Transportation & Trade Compliance at Hallmark Cards
Martin is currently Director of Global Transportation and Trade Compliance for Hallmark Cards. He has been in that position for the last year responsible for all Domestic and International Transportation and Trade Compliance. Prior to this he was Director of Logistics for Cabela’s US and Cabela’s Canada for three years.
  • Caution – Dangerous Curves Ahead: Domestic Transportation Outlook (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Michael Visentine

Principal Consultant for Blockchain-enabled Supply Chain Management at New Paradigm Advisors Learn More

Michael Visentine

Principal Consultant for Blockchain-enabled Supply Chain Management at New Paradigm Advisors
Michael is a business consultant and EOS Implementer with an eye for leveraging technology to drive results and value in businesses. As an accomplished, results-oriented COO, Michael has a history of elevating productivity, efficiency, and profitability through skillful implementation of technology, operational strategies, processes, and programs. He specializes in creating a sustainable platform for growth based on technological, cost-effective, forward-looking infrastructures and lean, high-performance teams that are actively involved in continuous improvement.
  • Blockchain 101
    Monday February 25

Michelle Livingstone

Vice President, Transportation at The Home Depot Learn More

Michelle Livingstone

Vice President, Transportation at The Home Depot
Michelle D. Livingstone is Vice President – Transportation for The Home Depot. She leads a highly talented team that oversees the movement of all inbound and outbound shipments into and within The Home Depot‘s multi-channel supply chain, including imports, exports, and store deliveries. Prior to joining The Home Depot in 2007, Michelle served as the Senior Vice President of Transportation for C & S Wholesale Grocers, Vice President of Transportation for JCPenney, and the Senior Director of Transportation for Kraft Foods North America.
  • Making Waves: Actions for Supply Chain Leadership – Women In Supply Chain Breakfast Session
    Tuesday February 26
  • International Transportation: Uncertainty on the High Seas (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Mike Burns

Vice President, Global Transportation & eCommerce Logistics at Big Lots Learn More

Mike Burns

Vice President, Global Transportation & eCommerce Logistics at Big Lots
Michael Burns is currently the vice president of global transportation services for Big Lots. His scope of responsibility includes all international and domestic transportation and consolidation/deconsolidation operations in support of inbound from vendor and outbound to stores. In addition he is responsible for customs compliance, CTPAT, vendor compliance and omnichannel transportation operations.
  • Caution – Dangerous Curves Ahead: Domestic Transportation Outlook (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Paul Minor

Director, Inbound Logistics at H-E-B Learn More

Paul Minor

Director, Inbound Logistics at H-E-B
  • Caution – Dangerous Curves Ahead: Domestic Transportation Outlook (Panel & Roundtable)
    Tuesday February 26

Peter Smith

Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Carter's Learn More

Peter Smith

Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain at Carter's
Peter R. Smith joined Carter’s in 2015 as Executive Vice President of Supply Chain. From 2006 to 2015, Mr. Smith was with V.F. Corporation, serving most recently as Vice President, Supply Chain, EMEA & APAC based in Switzerland and previously as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, VF Sportswear Coalition based in New York. Mr. Smith began his career at Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation and also worked for London Fog Industries, Inc. in various management positions, including Chief Operations Officer and President of London Fog Retail, Pacific Trail Outerwear and other roles in planning, operations, and business systems.
  • Deep Dive Data Analytics
    Tuesday February 26

Rick DiMaio

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Operations at Office Depot Learn More

Rick DiMaio

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Operations at Office Depot
Rick DiMaio is responsible for leading the warehousing, distribution, Lean and Field Industrial Engineering operations for Office Depot’s North American division. Prior to joining Office Depot, DiMaio served as Vice President, Logistics Operations for Sears Holdings Corporation and President of Sears Logistics Services, Inc
  • How Retailers Use Network Resources to Optimize Omnichannel
    Monday February 25

Rob Mills

Executive Vice President & Chief Technology, Digital Commerce & Strategy Officer at Tractor Supply Company Learn More

Rob Mills

Executive Vice President & Chief Technology, Digital Commerce & Strategy Officer at Tractor Supply Company
  • Insight Session: Tractor Supply
    Tuesday February 26

Robert McQuaig

Vice President, Operational Excellence at GEODIS Learn More

Robert McQuaig

Vice President, Operational Excellence at GEODIS
  • Predicting What’s Next in Your Retail Supply Chain
    Tuesday February 26

Sanjay Mishra

Vice President, Trade & Global Logistics at J.C. Penney Learn More

Sanjay Mishra

Vice President, Trade & Global Logistics at J.C. Penney
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Scott Hines

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at The Finish Line Learn More

Scott Hines

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at The Finish Line
Scott Hines is the Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at Finish Line. He joined the company in February 2016 as a consultant before serving as the Vice President of Distribution overseeing distribution and transportation operations. He has past experience at other retailers including Sears, Lowe’s and Dollar Tree as well as experience with manufacturing and third party logistics companies.
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Sean Rohde

Senior Manager, Outbound Logistics at Under Armour Learn More

Sean Rohde

Senior Manager, Outbound Logistics at Under Armour
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Shana Riggs

Vice President, Logistics, Customs & Supply Chain Operations at Chico's Learn More

Shana Riggs

Vice President, Logistics, Customs & Supply Chain Operations at Chico's
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part One
    Tuesday February 26
  • Facilitated Benchmarking: Delighting the Customer in an Omnichannel World (Retailer-Only Roundtable) Part Two
    Tuesday February 26

Sharon Morrison

Chief Executive Officer at esrp Location Advisors Learn More

Sharon Morrison

Chief Executive Officer at esrp Location Advisors
As CEO, Sharon Morrison provides strategic direction, leadership and production for ESRP. She has represented owners and users of commercial space over the past 22 years.
  • Your Career is a Journey, not a Destination
    Monday February 25

Steve Anderson

Executive Vice President, Operations at Williams-Sonoma Learn More

Steve Anderson

Executive Vice President, Operations at Williams-Sonoma
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a multi-channel specialty retailer of high quality products for the home 23rd largest internet retailer in the United States with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings WSI operates retail stores in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia, and the United Kingdom, and franchises our brands to third parties in a number of countries in the Middle East, the Philippines and Mexico $5.3B in net revenue FY 2017 53% E-Commerce & 47% Retail Stores 9.3M sq. ft. of space across 16 Distribution, Manufacturing, and Final Mile facilities 43 final mile home delivery hubs making 1.4M deliveries annually
  • Complexities of Large Format Last Mile
    Monday February 25

Tisha Danehl

Vice President at Ajilon, Paladin Learn More

Tisha Danehl

Vice President at Ajilon, Paladin
Tisha Danehl is a Vice President at Ajilon, a specialty division of the world’s largest recruiting and workforce solutions organization, The Adecco Group. Ajilon specializes in the placement of Supply Chain professionals from mid to high level roles, both contract and direct hire. She is responsible for launching and growing the Supply Chain & Logistics niche in 60+ branches in the US and works closely with senior and local leadership on the execution of growth and strategy goals.
  • Talent 2030: Practical Applications Today for the Workforce of Tomorrow
    Tuesday February 26

Todd Soller

Senior Director, Global Logistics at Patagonia Learn More

Todd Soller

Senior Director, Global Logistics at Patagonia
Todd leads Global Logistics for Patagonia, Inc.  His responsibilities extend from factory exit through distribution in all channels for all global markets.  He is based in Reno, NV and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer, Doug Freeman.  Prior to Patagonia, Todd was a Managing Director at Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy.  His 20+ year career in consulting focused on apparel supply chain strategy, design and implementation for industry leaders in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.  Prior to consulting, Todd was an officer in the US Navy. During his career, Todd’s perspectives on opportunities in supply chain, logistics and distribution have been featured in journals and publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Logistics Management. Todd has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas.
  • Insight Session: Patagonia
    Tuesday February 26

Tom Enright

Vice President, Retail Supply Chain Research at Gartner Learn More

Tom Enright

Vice President, Retail Supply Chain Research at Gartner
Tom Enright is Vice President in Gartner Supply Chain Research for the retail industry. He specializes in supply chain strategies and operations across all retail product sectors. His focus areas include distributed order management, in-store logistics and last mile fulfillment.
  • The Future of Fulfillment – Faster, Slower, Reverse, Repeat
    Wednesday February 27

Vivek Farias

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Celect Learn More

Vivek Farias

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder at Celect
Vivek is Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Celect. He is the Patrick J. McGovern (1959) Professor of Management at MIT Sloan. His research has led to numerous innovations in operations, supply-chain and yield management. Prior to academia he worked in algorithmic finance and received his PhD in EE at Stanford.
  • How Your Stores Can Beat Amazon at its Own Game
    Tuesday February 26

Willis Weirich

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations at Neiman Marcus Learn More

Willis Weirich

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Operations at Neiman Marcus
Willis Weirich is Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations for Neiman Marcus where he leads a team responsible for supporting the various brands within the organization’s portfolio. His scope includes all aspects of global logistics and the intersection with fulfillment in Neiman Marcus’ omnichannel supply chain.
  • Your Career is a Journey, not a Destination
    Monday February 25

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