If you are an industry expert with years of experience and would welcome the opportunity to strengthen your reputation as a thought leader, we would love to hear from you.

Our Speaker Faculty is constantly evolving, for consideration or to nominate an industry leader, please call us at 416-829-6500 or email us at info@executiveplatforms.com.

Please check back as our speaker faculty is frequently updated.

2019 Speakers

Gemma Kubat
SVP of Engineering and Activation at Target
Gemma Kubat, Senior Vice President of Engineering & Activation, leads all aspects of new automation and robotics capabilities, including design, development, activation and ongoing assets management. Before Target, Gemma held various leadership roles at Walmart and […]
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David Warrick
General Manager, Global Supply Chain at Microsoft
As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning  and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub.  He […]
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Maia Benson
Global Commercial Lead at Shopify
Maia Benson is the Global Commercial Head of Shipping & Fulfillment at Shopify. In her role, she leads the commercial team focused on simplifying shipping and fulfillment for Shopify’s growing base of 600K+ entrepreneurs – via […]
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Rick DiMaio
SVP, Supply Chain Operations at Office Depot
Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions through 2,200 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs, and award-winning e-commerce sites. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $17 […]
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Colby Chiles
VP, Supply Chain Delivery at The Home Depot
Colby Chiles is the Vice President of Delivery with responsibility for strategy, execution, and customer experience for all appliance, store, online, and Interline deliveries. Colby joined The Home Depot in 2007 as a Supply Chain Manager […]
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Nicole Jefferies
SVP, Omnichannel at Advance Auto Parts
Nicole Jefferies is a global executive at Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Nicole joined Advance in July 2017 as Chief Transformation Officer and assuming […]
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Massimo Sapone
SVP, Planning & Logistics North America at Luxottica
Massimo Sapone, Luxottica’s North America leader of Planning and Logistics, cultivates an abundance of international experience in global operations. Passionate about delivering best-in-class quality and service, Massimo believes that these factors are fundamental in ensuring he […]
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Andrew Downard
VP Supply Chain and S&OP at Apex Tool
Andrew Downard is a global executive with strong leadership experience in Supply Chain, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), Commercial Excellence, Customer Service, Sourcing, Warehousing and Distribution, Operations, Operational Excellence, and Systems Implementation. He is skilled at […]
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Lauren Walker
Chief Supply Chain Officer at Young Living Essential Oils
Lauren Walker Chief Supply Chain Officer | Young Living Essential Oils Lauren oversees global manufacturing, warehousing and fulfillment operations to ensure that Young Living’s 3,500 team members and 6 million members in 133 countries receive a […]
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Joseph Bobko
VP, Transportation at Boxed.com
Joseph Bobko is the VP of Transportation at Boxed, where he leads the company’s inbound and outbound transportation activities, responsible for continuous service improvement and cost reduction.  Joe’s career in Transportation and Logistics began at UPS, where he […]
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Kerry Oliver
VP Supply Chain at Canada Goose
As the global Vice President Supply Chain for Canada Goose, Kerry Oliver is responsible for transforming the supply chain to support rapid global, omni-channel growth while safeguarding the brand.  She joined Canada Goose in fall 2018. […]
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Michael Prince
Sr. Director Fulfillment Operations at Walmart eCommerce
Michael Prince is a Senior Director at Walmart e-commerce and oversees the Operations Excellence team. Prior to Walmart, Michael spent 4 years with Amazon where he worked as an area manager, operations manager, senior operations manager, […]
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Nicole Barrasso
VP, Warehouse Distribution & Supply Chain Projects at PUMA North America
Nicole Barrasso is VP, Warehousing Distribution & Supply Chain Projects at PUMA North America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of PUMA SE. Since 1948, PUMA SE markets, sells and distributes sport lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories globally. […]
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Kevin Reiser
Sr. Director, Distribution Operations at Best Buy
Kevin Reiser is a Sr. Director of Distribution Operations at Best Buy where he is responsible for leading Field Operations teams across the electronics retailer’s network of distribution centers. Joining the company in 2014, Kevin managed […]
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Augusto Gonçalves
Director, Operations Strategy at Farfetch
As a Senior Director of Operations Strategy at Farfetch, Augusto Gonçalves leads development teams that support the company’s global operations, such as Supply Chain, BizOps, Strategic Planning, Procurement, and Data Science. Before Farfetch, Augusto was working […]
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Alan Blake
COO at Blue Apron
Alan Blake has 35 years of supply chain and manufacturing experience and is currently the COO at Blue Apron, an e-commerce direct to consumer meal kit company. Previously he served as Chief Supply Chain Officer at […]
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Ramesh Narayan
VP, Global Supply Chain Solutions at Tapestry
Ramesh Narayan is a IT leader with 20+ years of experience in global luxury and specialty retail. At Tapestry, he leads global teams in supply chain ERP, distribution & logistics and data integration technologies. Ramesh specializes […]
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Anna Indelicato
Supply Chain, North America at Polaroid Originals
Anna Indelicato serves as the Supply Chain Manager at Polaroid Originals, overseeing all logistical functions for North America. Polaroid Originals is dedicated to analog instant photography in the original, iconic format. The iconic brand is focused […]
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Sean Poynter
SVP, Operations at doTERRA
Sean Poynter is the Senior Vice President of Operations at dōTERRA. He and his team are responsible for the company’s end-to-end supply chain strategy including planning, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, distribution, and quality assurance. Sean started with […]
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Darcy Cozzetto
Chief Operating Officer at The Bouqs Company
Darcy Cozzetto joined The Bouqs Company as the Chief Operating Officer in November 2018. In this role, Darcy leads and provides strategic direction for all company operations, including supply chain (farm relations, planning and allocation, inventory […]
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Natasha Ahluwalia
VP Supply Chain at Renin
As the VP of Supply Chain for Renin, Natasha is responsible for procurement, order fulfillment and global logistics. She joined Renin in 2017 and has played a large role in developing Renin’s supply chain strategy with […]
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Sara Irvani
Chief Executive Officer at Okabashi Brands
Sara Irvani is the CEO of Okabashi Brands, one of the 1% of remaining domestic shoe manufacturers. Established in 1984, and now a third generation family business, Okabashi has sold over 35 million pairs from its […]
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Tai Dang
VP, Operations at AUrate New York
Spending the latter part of the decade in my career searching for innovation in manufacturing to allow for mass customization. In food manufacturing at Marley Spoon, designing and implementing the logistics network to support the E2E […]
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Mike Papadakis
VP of Supply Chain at Sunday Goods & The Pharm
Mike Papadakis joined Sunday Goods & The Pharm in June of 2018. As Vice President of Supply Chain, he oversees various aspects of the business including cultivation, manufacturing, logistics, sales operations, ERP, compliance, and other key […]
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Mark Advani
Supply Chain Project Manager at Sunday Goods & The Pharm
Mark Advani, Supply Chain PM at Sunday Goods & The Pharm, has held leadership positions across a variety of companies and industries. In his current role, he is responsible for multiple touchpoints of the cannabis supply […]
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Heather Howard
VP, Operations & People at Rothy’s
Heather Skidmore Howard is the Vice President of Operations at Rothy’s, where she oversees customer service, retail, operations, and people at the San Francisco-based shoe company. Heather also manages enterprise IT at Rothy’s and recently completed […]
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Carlene Dyer
VP North American Operations at World and Main
Carlene Dyer leads Operations, Supply Chain, and Logistics for World and Main as Vice President of North American Operations since joining in 2014. World and Main is a leading home and hardware products company spanning over […]
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2018 Speakers

Omar Zayat
Head of Industry, Enterprise eCommerce at Facebook
Omar Zayat is a Head of Industry for Facebook‘s eCommerce vertical, a vertical he has focused on for nearly 5 years. He leads a team that manages some of the largest, most strategic eCommerce marketing partnerships […]
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Maithili Shenoy
VP, Global Marketplace Operations at Nike
Maithili Shenoy is the Vice President of Global Marketplace Operations for Nike. In this role, she has global leadership for Nike’s Direct to Consumer Supply Chain and Customer Operations organization with ~1000 employees world-wide focused on […]
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Jeremy Witte
VP, Returns, Damages, and 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 […]
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Zuo-Jun (Max) Shen
JD Supply Chain Chief Scientist at JD.com
Zuo-Jun (Max) Shen is the Chief Scientist for supply chain management at JD.com Silicon Valley R&D Center. He is a Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and the Department of Civil and […]
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David Warrick
General Manager, Global Supply Chain at Microsoft
As GM of Global Supply Chain for Microsoft, Dave manages the order to cash cycle, Channel Operations Planning  and Distribution & Logistics for all Microsoft physical products worldwide including Xbox, Surface, Accessories and Surface Hub.  He […]
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Demian Raspall
Head of Transportation at Google Express
Demian leads the Transportation Team for Google Express, where he is responsible for strategy setting, day-to-day operations, network design and the roadmapping and deployment of new products. With Almost 20 years in the transportation field, Demian […]
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Neil Ackerman
Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain Enterprise Plan & Advanced Innovation at Johnson and Johnson
Mr. Neil Ackerman is the Senior Director, Global Supply Chain Enterprise Plan and Innovation, for Johnson and Johnson across all segments including Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Consumer Products. He is responsible for accelerating supply chain innovation […]
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Anisa Kumar
VP of eCommerce at Levi Strauss Americas
Anisa Kumar is a global operations analytics and strategy expert with over 15 years of retail industry experience. At Levi Strauss & Co., Anisa is the Vice President and General Manager of the LS&Co eCommerce and […]
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Jason Trusley
VP, Supply Chain & Optimization at Nordstrom
Jason is Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy and Optimization for fashion retailer Nordstrom. He is responsible for designing and defining the future of supply chain and operations to enable Nordstrom’s 4-box (Full-Price Online and Store; […]
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Chris Bell
Head of Custom Supply Chain at Wayfair
Chris designs, builds, and runs Wayfair’s custom and emerging supply chain solutions, including: the Wayfair Delivery Network (asset-based large parcel supply chain), North America Transportation and network operations, Canada Supply Chain, and Emerging Category Supply Chain […]
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Maia Benson
Global Head of Shipping & Fulfillment at Shopify
Maia Benson is the Global Commercial Head of Shipping & Fulfillment at Shopify. In her role, she leads the commercial team focused on simplifying shipping and fulfillment for Shopify’s growing base of 600K+ entrepreneurs – via […]
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Vince Atkin
VP, Transportation at Overstock.com
Vince Atkin is the Vice President of Transportation at Overstock.com, where he oversees the teams responsible for all transportation procurement, operations, as well as the product development and engineering teams responsible for delivery messaging and customer […]
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Alan Thomas
VP, Supply Chain eCommerce at Nature's Bounty Company
An influential people leader, Alan Thomas currently serves as VP of Operations at The Nature’s Bounty Co. and is known for driving breakthrough and sustainable results throughout large, diverse, and international organizations. Alan’s innovative mindset focuses […]
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Andrew Bowerman
VP, Operations at Groupon
Andy Bowerman leads all Logistics and Operations activities for Groupon North America as Vice President of Operations since joining in 2014. Launched in 2011, Groupon Goods delivers customer online shopping needs on a wide range of […]
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Roberto Villalobos
Director, Digital Operations Walmart.com & Superama.com at Walmart
Roberto is an industrial engineer with 16 years of experience, focused on commercial, operations, logistics and consulting positions with outstanding results on implementing new projects in technology companies, e-commerce, automotive industry and consulting services. In various […]
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Joe Boehm
SVP, Operations at StockX
Joe serves as SVP of Operations at StockX. A highly accomplished senior operations executive with a consistent track record of process optimization, operational efficiency and cost reduction, Boehm has worked across multiple disciplines including supply chain, […]
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Lindsay Smith
VP, Product Operations at Glossier
Lindsay Smith is Vice President of Product Operations at Glossier, where she oversees the team responsible for product development and production, including Program Management, R&D, Packaging Development, Supply Chain, Supply Planning and Quality functions. She is […]
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Steve Robinson
VP, Operations & Supply Chain at Gobble
Steve Robinson has been leading world-class global supply chain teams for over 30 years. He is an accomplished thought leader and practitioner of executive-level distribution intense supply chain operations that require omni-channel, last mile and logistics […]
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Damon Holt
VP, Global Supply Chain at Otter Products
Damon Holt is a Global Supply Chain Executive with extensive experience in international procurement, supply chain, and manufacturing. Damon has his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and is married with 4 […]
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Dan Thomas-Grant
VP, Supply Chain & Operations at Soligent
Dan Thomas-Grant believes that clean energy is imperative to leaving the world a better place for future generations. Dan’s enthusiasm about the quality of our products and the pride he feels for the services we provide […]
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Jordan Bass
Sr. Director, eCommerce at The Wonderful Company
Jordan Bass is the Head of eCommerce for The Wonderful Company brands including FIJI Water, POM Wonderful, Wonderful Citrus (Halos), JUSTIN Vineyards, and Landmark Vineyards. Jordan joined The Wonderful Company in 2014, working in the Strategy […]
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Lisa Pastor
VP, Operations at SHHHOWERCAP
Lisa is the VP of Operations at SHHHOWERCAP, and has worked with the company for two years. She is responsible for SHHHOWERCAP’s supply chain, inventory planning and forecasting, fulfillment and logistics, customer experience, and internal organizational […]
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Jennifer Daniel
Head of Global Logistics at RedBubble
Jennifer is the Head of Global Logistics at Redbubble, Inc. An expert in establishing global networks, her 20 years of international logistics experience includes freight, trade compliance, small package and postal delivery streams. After spending several years at […]
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Jamison Hill
Senior Principal at Bain Capital Ventures
Jamison invests in commence technology at Bain Capital Ventures, with a focus on supply chain technologies like FourKites, ShipBob, and Onera. Prior to Bain Capital Ventures, Jamison held operational roles at Bonobos, where he focused on […]
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Douglas Morlin
Director, Advanced Planning Technology at Johnson & Johnson
Doug brings more than 25 years of experience in technology and business. He has held roles in a variety of disciplines including Entrepreneurship (he started the first Subway sandwich franchise in Latin America-Costa Rica), Operational excellence […]
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