Our first HUDDL of 2017 is taking place in Seattle, WA and is being hosted by FellSwoop. We'll feature four PechaKucha presentations from seasoned retailers and brands with plenty of opportunity to talk shop in between.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Talk Shop with Peers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PechaKucha Presentations
- Mike Ward, CEO, Thriftbooks - Mike is a driven digital retail executive, focused on growth and long-term strategy. Mike is passionate about leadership, building strong organizations and how to use technology as leverage for innovation and growth. Mike has lead the company to over $90MM in sales in the last decade initially as CIO and most recently serving as the company's President and CEO.
- Matt Petkun, President & CEO Crafts Americana Group - Successful investment banker turned successful e-ecommerce entrepreneur Matt is the President and CEO of Crafts Americana Group. Crafts Americana Group has three divisions. The Artist's Club sells every thing for the decorative painter including tole painting books, project surfaces, paints brushes and tools. Connecting Threads sells everything for the quilter including quilting books, fabrics, notions and supplies. Knit Picks sells yarn, books, patterns, and needles and supplies for knitters.
- Jeff McRitchie, VP of Ecommerce at MyBinding.com is making the trip up from Portland to present. As co-founder of MyBinding.com, Jeff is responsible for website development, customer retention and marketing expansion. Jeff is a true entrepreneur, is incredibly knowledgeable and loves to find innovative ways acquire customers, expand sales and maintain profitability. Jeff developed and launched the initial MyBInding.com website and brand in 2003.
RSVP and we looking forward to seeing you March 15th.
Director of E-commerce