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Meet The 2022 Speakers

Leona de Graft
Vice President eCommerce Europe
Levi Strauss & Co.
Leona de Graft joined Levi Strauss & Co. in February 2022, where she is VP eCommerce Europe. Prior to Levi Strauss, she was VP Digital & Ecommerce at Footlocker, where she was managing more than 21 websites with a $400M business, successfully leading a cross functional team of 40 people. Leona has a huge eCommerce ...
Nick King
Market Research & Insight Director
Auto Trader
Nick King, as the Market Research & Insight Director at Auto Trader, analyses and interprets the trends in consumer adoption of technology and what this means for manufacturers and retailers. By doing so, can demonstrate strategies for customer acquisition and retention through digital and traditional offline channels. He has a particular ...
Victoria Betts
Chief Commercial Officer
Unbound Group
Victoria Betts has been the Chief Commercial Officer at Hotter Shoes since July 2019, now known as the Unbound Group. She was previously the Omnichannel Director there for three years, responsible for the Hotter customer across all channels, all customer touchpoints and all markets, including leading and aligning the trading channels ...
Chris Delahunty
Head of Digital
In his current role as Head of Digital at Upfield - the world's biggest plant-based food company - Chris Delahunty is responsible across Belgium, Netherlands, and France for driving digital excellence in digital advertising, marketing, strategy, ecommerce, and CRM. He was previously Digital Marketing Director at Eastpak for six years, ...
Chris Bull
Chris Bull has been CTO at Stitched since July 2018, building the UK's next great home furnishings brand using advanced interface tech with design-led tech platforms. He describes himself as a well-rounded technology executive, capable of sitting in the middle of the tech and market-facing parts of a business and bringing ...
Emma Siveyer
Head of Business Digital & Experience
Emma Siveyer has been with Three UK for 10 years, most recently within Three Business, defining and executing a multi-year digital strategy. A key focus has been maximising the digital capability from the company-wide digital transformation programme to develop new experiences, ensuring sales and service journeys are innovative, seamless and customers ...
Neil Tunbridge
Neil Tunbridge is the Co-Founder of, the trusted online destination for customers and brands to learn, buy and sell CBD. He is also the Co-Founder of Egg Brands, a portfolio of luxury British heritage brands that are being gradually revitalised and relaunched, starting with John Pound - the ...
James Coughlan
Digital Transformation Strategist; Managing Director - Digital
HMV (2013-2016)
James Coughlan has worked for some of the biggest organisations driving compelling digital transformation across the retail, telco, technology, transportation and entertainment industries. This includes both owning and consulting for PE & VC backed startup's delivering large scale digital strategy execution, e-commerce and commercial marketing. Companies include Vodafone, HMV, Bullitt Group, ...
Trevor Gordon
Global Director - Customer Capability
Large Global CPG
Trevor Gordon is currently Global Director - Customer Capability of a large global CPG. He was previously Global Director of Omni-Channel Retail at Sodexo (Sodexo is a Global Services company that operates in 80 countries and serves over 100 million customers a day). He has extensive experience of successfully building and leading ...
Mei Chen
Head of Fashion & Luxury for UK, Spain & Northern Europe, & Head of US Luxury
Alibaba Group
Mei Chen is Head of Fashion & Luxury for UK, Spain and Northern Europe & Head of US Luxury at the Alibaba Group, which she joined four years ago. In the past two years, Mei has primarily focused on helping global luxury brands and fashion businesses understand and seize the opportunity that ...
Eleonora Pantano
Senior Lecturer in Marketing
University of Bristol
Eleonora Pantano, PhD, is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Marketing. Her research activities mainly relate to the development of new customer solutions and retail management strategies, with emphasis on the role of new technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.
Darren Williams
Executive Chairman
Darren Williams is Managing Director at Williams Harding Consulting, which works with start-ups, expanding and distressed businesses, primarily in retail and hospitality but also outside of these sectors. Having formally held senior roles in a number of businesses in retail and hospitality, including Hotel Chocolat and Unilever, he is also ...
Richard Piper
Senior Director of New Business Development
An accomplished leader, Richard Piper is Senior Director of New Business Development for Webloyalty and is responsible for territorial growth by attracting and developing key eCommerce partnerships. Prior to Webloyalty, he developed new business and marketing strategies at Equifax and Dun & Bradstreet. Richard has worked with a number of high ...
Rachael Kotadia
Head of Marketing
Rachael Kotadia is Head of Marketing at RedEye. A keen driver of data driven marketing, her role at RedEye involves providing thought leadership and best practices for fellow marketers into the ways they can grow revenue and strengthen customer loyalty, through using data to drive intelligent marketing automation strategies.
Ben Holland
Head of Retail & Enterprise Sales
Extreme Networks
Ben Holland has been with Extreme Networks for 10 years and is currently Head of Retail and Enterprise Sales in the UK. He has worked with many large retail brands supporting them on their digital transformation projects and helping them look at ways in which they can utilise cloud networking to ...
Orit Bar-Ad
Portfolio Director
GK Software
Orit Bar-Ad is GK Software’s Head of Portfolio and has worked with Retailers in over 45 countries, from all segments and tiers, for over 25 years. Her expertise spans retail software strategy, planning and delivery experience from various angles, having worked for major providers as well as key retailers around the ...
René Schrama
Managing Director
Peak Technologies
René Schrama joined Peak Technologies UK in November, 2020 as Director of Solutions & Innovation and currently holds the position of Managing Director, Peak Technologies UK. He is responsible for managing the international business and the company’s M-Netics retail software suite. In his previous role as Director of Solutions & Innovation, René ...

Venue & Contact

Digital Event

6 April 2022


For retail speaker opportunities:

Claire Knott
E: [email protected]
T: 01276 489626

For sponsorship and non retailer speaker opportunities:

Karen Howard
T: 01276 489626 M:07725414385
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