Disruptive Mobile Technologies in Fashion Commerce
Tuesday, March 17
9:30AM - 10:30AM
110 E 2nd St
Disruptive technologies in customer experience, social commerce and mobile are rapidly transforming the retail industry. In the last decade alone, where, when and how people shop has shifted dramatically; fashion commerce has gone from the storefront to online to mobile. More than building a mobile shopping tool, companies have to stay ahead of the curve by leveraging emerging mobile technologies while providing the most efficient and enjoyable experience anytime, anyplace. The panel will explore how fashion & beauty brands are using new technologies to build next-gen mobile shopping experiences.
CEO & Founder
Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary. Madison Reed is an innovative, ...Show the rest
Amy founded Madison Reed with years of business and operating expertise as a leading entrepreneur, senior executive, venture capitalist and social-mission visionary. Madison Reed is an innovative, rapidly growing e-commerce company that is revolutionizing the hair care industry, striving to make personal care more personal. The company is built on an extremely dedicated and ever-growing base of fans through our commitment to customer experience and innovative technology. Fun and unique products such as our ammonia, resorcinol, paraben and PPD free hair color empowers our clients to feel more beautiful inside and out.
Amy’s career has ranged from investing and operating in consumer marketplaces, both online and offline. Most recently, she was a General Partner and ran the Bay Area office of Maveron, a leading venture capital firm focusing on investing in consumer-facing companies. Prior to Maveron, Amy was the CEO and an owner of Olivia, repositioning the travel business.Hide the rest
Heidi Zak is the co-founder of ThirdLove, a new apparel brand that uses technology to empower a woman to size herself and shop for perfect fitting bras in the comfort of her home. Previously, Zak w...Show the rest
Heidi Zak is the co-founder of ThirdLove, a new apparel brand that uses technology to empower a woman to size herself and shop for perfect fitting bras in the comfort of her home. Previously, Zak was a Senior Marketing Manager at Google, where she oversaw the redesign of the company's two most highly trafficked B2B sites. Before making the jump to tech, Heidi cut her teeth in retail at Aeropostale where she quickly rose to Director of the retail giant. During her time at Aeropostale, she launched and ran the International Division, as well as the tween and gift card businesses. Zak first got the bug for innovative retail concepts at Bank of America, where she worked on IPO & acquisitions for companies including Juicy Couture and Aeropostale. Zak holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Duke University, and an MBA from MIT Sloan.Hide the rest