D2: Retail Edition

Retail Innovation Conference and Expo

June 13, 2023

Retailers are adopting Web3 technologies faster than any other sector. The D2 Summit: Retail Edition brings together leading brands and technology experts to share Web3 concepts, how these are driving a shift in interaction with consumers, creating new opportunities when it comes to revenue streams, marketing channels, community building, and loyalty plays. 

Frances Yu
Partner, Deloitte Unlimited Reality

Keynote Speakers

Kate Brady
Head of Next Gen DTC Connections & Innovation

Featured Speakers

Elizabeth Kennedy

Meral Arik

Brian Trunzo
Head of Business Development, North America

Kristen Brown

Jordan Walbesser
Director of Legal Business & Affairs

Shahab Shirmohammadi
Marketing Strategist

Claudine Patel
CMO – Head of Marketing

Cathy Hackl
Found and Chief Metaverse Officer

Chris Miller
Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer

David Morris
Experiential Consultant

Ivan Dashkov
Head of Web3

Deborah Weinswig
CEO & Co-Founder

Matias Marquez
Co-Founder & CEO

AJ Dalal
Senior Managing Director, Data & Metaverse Strategy

Sidi Drissi
Brand President, bareMinerals & BUXOM

David Lehman
Digital Director

Steven Moy

Geoff Alexander
President & CEO

Peter Schultze

Ben Straley
President & Co-Founder

Tobin McComas
Vice President, Development & Member Services

Chamber of Digital Commerce

Zak Stambor
Senior Analyst

Devin Nagy
Director, Emerging Technology

g money
Founder, 9dcc and Admit One

Chamber of Digital Commerce

Agenda at a glance

Tuesday, June 13th, 2023

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Networking Coffee

8:55 AM – 9:00 AM

D2 Welcome & Introductions

Kristen Brown, Emcee

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Keynote: This is the Moment to Humanize Digital

Frances Yu, Partner, US & Global Lead for Unlimited Reality, Deloitte

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM

Innovating with Web3: Next Gen Strategies for Brands & Retail

Meral Arik, Co-Founder, Passage Protocol
Devin Nagy, Director, Emerging Technology, Diageo
g money, CEO, 9dcc and Admit One

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

BUXOM PlumpVerse – Paving the Way for Brands to Adopt the Metaverse Experience

AJ Dalal – Senior Managing Director, Data & Metaverse Strategy, Publicis Sapient
Sidi Drissi, Brand President bareMinerals & BUXOM

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Networking Break

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Using Web3 Insights to Design eCommerce Engagement for the Omniverse

Zak Stambor, Senior Analyst, Insider Intelligence
Steven Moy, CEO, Barbarian
Claudine Patel, CMO – Head of Marketing, Sanofi

11:15 AM – 11:45 PM

Open Loyalty – How Blockchain Unlocks New Customer Connections & Community Experiences

Peter Schultze, CEO, Kigo and Ben Straley, President & Co-Founder, Kigo

11:50 AM – 12:30 PM

The Future of Retail: Finding Substance in the Metaverse

David Lehman, Digital Director, Coach
David Morris, Experiential Consultant, NYCAP3D LLC

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch – Open to All Pass Holders

1:30 PM – 2:10 PM

Panel: Heritage Vs. Emerging Brands – How To Ensure Successful Web3 Execution

Matias Marquez, Co-Founder & CEO, ethos
Shahab Shirmohammadi, Web3 Marketing Strategist, Liquid Death
Ivan Dashkov, Head of Web3, PUMA
Elizabeth Kennedy, CEO, Beauty Magnet

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Panel: Redefining Retail’s Next Decade – From Virtual Beings and Gaming to Generative AI

Deborah Weinswig, CEO & Co-Founder, Coresight Research
Cathy Hackl, Founder & Chief Metaverse Officer, Journey
Brian Trunzo, Head of Business Development, North Amercia, Polygon Labs
Tobin McComas, Vice President, Development & Member Services, Chamber of Digital Commerce

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Networking Break

3:15 PM – 3:55 PM

Panel: Collectibles & Community – Reimagining Brand Loyalty with Mattel & Wow Bao

Chris Miller, Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Flaunt
Geoff Alexander, President & CEO, Wow Bao
Jordon Walbesser, Director of Legal & Business Affairs, Mattel

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Closing Keynote: Next Gen Connections – Onboarding Brands into Web3

Kate Brady, Head of Next Gen DTC Connections & Innovation, PepsiCo


Closing Remarks

Kristen Brown, Emcee

*Agenda subject to change

Who should attend

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  • C-Suite (CEOs, CMOs, CIOs, CDOs)
  • Marketing & Innovation Leaders
  • Social Media Marketers
  • Business Development Leaders
  • Product Launch Teams
  • Brand & Customers Experience Leaders
  • Brand, Category & Product Leaders
  • Community Managers

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