Speakers

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  • Peter Sheldon

    Vice President of Strategy, Magento Commerce

    Peter is a well-known industry expert in eCommerce and omni-channel technology, having previously held the role of Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research where he spent 5 years leading Forrester’s global research on digital commerce technologies, helping to challenge the thinking and lead change for eCommerce executives undertaking major digital transformation and commerce technology programs.

    Today Peter leads corporate strategy and business development for Magento, the leading provider of open omni-channel commerce to retailers, brands and branded manufacturers with over $50B in gross merchandise volume transactions processed annually by a community of more than 250,000 online retailers.

  • Paul Boisvert

    VP of Product Management, Magento Commerce

    Paul is Vice President of Product Management for Magento. He started working at eBay Inc. in 2011 and joined Magento in 2012. Prior to joining eBay Inc., Paul led Product Management for Yahoo! Small Business, where over one million small businesses were provided eCommerce, hosting, business mail, and domain business solutions.

  • Alex Barbier

    Digital Marketing Director, Oliver Sweeney

    Alex joined Oliver Sweeney, a London-based premium luxury shoe and menswear brand created in 1989, over 25 years ago. Alex has 12 years’ experience in international Direct Marketing and eCommerce, and has just completed the re-platforming of Oliversweeney.com on Magento 2 Cloud Edition.

  • Mathieu Delpuech

    Global Direct-eCommerce Capability Manager, Mars Information Services

    Mathieu is responsible for eCommerce technology and business engagement at Mars Information Services (Mars Inc. Global IT department). He partners with brands across 6 business segments to identify ecommerce opportunities and setup related IT programs. For the past 2 years, he has been working to establish a central governance and a modular eCommerce platform on Magento to support Mars brands digital shift.

  • David Geisinger

    VP of Product Marketing, Magento Commerce

    As VP of Product Marketing for Magento, David actively works on our go-to-market strategies, plans, and program execution for our entire global product portfolio. David joined us from eBay Inc, where he was the head of mobile and retail innovation focused on developing next generation solutions for improving interactions between retailers and consumers. A regular on the speaking circuit over his 20-year career, David has gone from software engineer to start-up entrepreneur and small business CEO to Fortune 200 company executive. David is active in the venture capital, innovation, and marketing scenes in both Silicon Valley and New York and holds board positions with startups and non-profits across the globe.

  • Robert Moore

    Head of Magento Business Intelligence, Magento Commerce

    Robert is the Head of Magento Business Intelligence at Magento Commerce and the Chairman of Stitch. He was previously co-founder and CEO of RJMetrics, a SaaS business intelligence company with the mission of inspiring and empowering data-driven people. RJMetrics was acquired by Magento Commerce in 2016.

    Moore’s writing about technology, startups, and data has appeared in The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and numerous other publications.

    Outside of the tech scene, Moore is an improv comedy performer at Philly Improv Theater and a Trustee of the Glassboro Education Foundation, a nonprofit committed to supporting educational innovation in his hometown school district.

  • Jonty Sutton

    CEO, Redbox Digital

    Jonty has worked in eCommerce around the globe for over 15 years. Leading teams and eCommerce consulting businesses in Australia and New Zealand before establishing Redbox Digital in London in 2004.

    Redbox Digital is a leading International eCommerce consultancy that provides strategic global solutions for brands such as Paperchase, The Conran Shop, Screwfix and ESPA. An accredited Magento Gold Partner, Redbox Digital are experts in designing, developing and supporting sizeable and complex eCommerce solutions.

  • Francis Barel

    Head of Market Growth, PayPal France

    Francis is the Head of Market Growth for PayPal France. As part of his role, Francis is in charge of strategic partnerships in France and developing the local e-commerce and technology ecosystem. Previously; Francis managed the development of PayPal’s footprint in the Middle East & North Africa region for PayPal.

    Before PayPal, Francis worked for 7 years as a strategy consultant specialized in financial services, at Greenwich Consulting Group, in Paris, and Opera Solutions, in New York. As part of his work for both companies, Francis became an expert in all forms of payments, whether with cards, mobile phone, or new technologies being developed for pilots or mass adoption.

  • Fabrice Bernet

    Account manager, Magento Commerce

    Before working for Magento as an account manager, Fabrice was responsible of Creative Labs e-commerce website, and then managed accounts for eBay Marketplace and Veritas.


  • Hillary Corney

    Magento U Business Architect, Magento Commerce

    Originally a lecturer in computing in art and design, Hillary has been involved in eCommerce for over 20 years. In 1995, he developed the very first eCommerce website and card payment internet gateway in the UK for Fontworks Ltd. He has since architected many eCommerce sites both big and small. Before Joining Magento in June 2015, he re-platformed Ordnance Survey’s eCommerce shop on Magento Enterprise Edition, resulting in a dramatic increase in sales. At Magento, he works as a Business Architect with several major clients, and is now helping to develop teaching material for Magento 2 with Magento U.

  • Marco Dalla Libera

    Co-Founder and Director of International Business Development, Alpenite

    Marco is co-founder and partner of Alpenite, director of the international business development and group’s new initiatives. He has strong background in the digital, CRM and e-commerce business gained working for world-class fashion brands. Alpenite is a digital system integrator operating Europe, US and Middle East. Since 2011 Alpenite is a Magento Enterprise Solution Partner with strong expertise in complex worldwide projects in particular in the fashion, luxury, food, retail and educational industries

  • Christophe Dujarric

    Chief Product Officer, SensioLabs

    Christophe works at the crossroads of understanding a user problem, finding an – eventually technical – appropriate solution, and making that solution be a profitable business. Prior to overseeing the product management of Blackfire.io, SensioCloud and SensioLabsInsight, he worked in the business travel industry, as well as video gaming and motorsports industries.

  • Marine den Boer

    Segment Marketing Manager, MailChimp

    Marine develops and leads marketing strategies to deliver great experiences for eCommerce customers at MailChimp. Previously, Marine led market engagement at Coca-Cola for Design Machine, a marketing technology platform that helped users in 170+ countries to activate the company’s most valuable brands. Marine’s experience ranges from small business to a large matrix organization, with a strong focus on technology solutions and international marketing.

  • Shahar Evron

    Software Architect, Shoppimon

    Shahar is a programmer and a software architect with extensive experience in large scale Web deployments. After working as a freelancer and contributing to multiple Free Software projects, Shahar worked in several technical roles at Zend Technologies. In 2014 he founded Shoppimon, where he currently leads the company’s product and technology strategy as its CTO. When he has time, he sometimes still codes, mainly in Python and PHP. When AFK, Shahar enjoys reading and paddling his sea-kayak, usually not at the same time.

  • Piotr Karwatka

    CTO, Divante

    Piotr is responsible for technology and big-data solutions at Divante. He worked on IT projects for customers like Spiele-max.de, Loods5.nl, ING. Co author of technology book “E-Commerce technology”. Started career as software developer and co-created about 30 commercial desktop and web applications.

  • Aaron Krass

    Senior Solutions Consultant, Magento Commerce

    Aaron is a Senior Solutions Consultant at Magento where he focuses on various technologies including Magento Digital Commerce, and Magento Commerce Order Management. Since joining Varien in 2010, Aaron has been a key partner and strategist for some of Magento Enterprise’s largest and strategic customers. He has worked in a number of capacities surrounding the Magento product including project management, solutions architecture, and sales engineering.

  • Patrice Manset

    Magento Project Director, X2i

    Patrice is a Magento project management expert. With more than 10 years of experience including 8 as project manager and project director and 3 years on a more technical position, he masters Magento projects with strong technical issues. Patrice helps his clients on their digital issues and provide them best advises throughout their project. Manager of a team of more than 20 people at X2i, he is currently in charge of the 1st Magento 2 B2B project in France !

  • Ben Marks

    Evangelist, Magento

    Ben joined Magento three years ago after six years of Magento development and education at Blue Acorn. He has been a part of community outreach as well as education and certification programs. He has spent over a decade working in the open source commerce space.

  • Chris Podeszwa

    eCommerce Consultant, Divante

    Chris focuses on developing e-business in developing countries. He is engaged in projects from Fashion and FMCG industry in Western Europe, Asia and Africa. Privately, a fan of speedway and traveling to forgotten countries.

  • Fabian Schmengler

    Magento Developer & Solutions Specialist, integer_net

    Fabian specializes in Magento development since 2011 and since then has worked as a freelance consultant and as head of development at the agency code4business. Today he is responsible for backend development, conception and dev-ops work at integer_net, a small company of Magento experts in Aachen, Germany. Besides client projects Fabian also works on commercial and open source extensions, and lead the migration of the IntegerNet_Solr search extension to Magento 2.

  • Emmanuel Stern

    Managing Director and Co-Founder, The Kooples

    Emmanuel Stern is one of the leaders in chic and trendy fashion and the defender of the “high-end accessible” for men and women. He has led The Kooples for 10 years, and previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Axess Technology from 2000 to 2003 as a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Emmanuel is a graduate of ESCP Europe who loves skiing and the mountains.

  • Rob Sweeney

    Director of Product Management, Magento Commerce

    Rob is a Senior Director of Product Management responsible for guiding Magento’s order management and omni-channel fulfillment strategy and roadmap. Rob has extensive experience working with online merchants, retailers, branded manufacturers and CPG companies to deploy commerce technologies in innovative, differentiated ways. Rob has a particular interest in leveraging supply chain, inventory, and logistics innovation to enable transformative commerce experiences.

  • Fabienne Torres-Baranes

    Co-Founder, Ma Première Box

    Fabienne began her career in marketing and communications for the high-tech sector, quickly moving into management positions within major U.S. organizations. Passionate about fashion, and experienced in strategic communications plan development and implementation techniques, she later became Communication Director for the Lectra Group, world leader in software and cutting machines dedicated to the fashion world.

  • Max Yekaterynenko

    Director, Head of Magento 2.0 Development, Magento

    Max began his career with Magento more than seven years ago as a member of the Expert Consulting Group (ECG). During his tenure with ECG, Max worked with large Enterprise accounts on complex customizations, integrations and performance projects. Subsequently, Max moved into leadership roles within Magento’s product development organization including Magento 1, Magento Go and Magento Connect. In 2013, Max assumed leadership of the Magento 2.0 program and he continues in that role.