Dax Dasilva is the creative mind behind Lightspeed's suite of retail, hospitality and eCommerce tools. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed develops a cloud-based commerce platform used by over 45,000 customers worldwide to run better businesses and process over $15 billion in transactions annually.
Trained as a designer, Paul embraces a parallel vision for innovation to bring thought, relevance, and consideration to forward-thinking brands. Paul is a strategic and creative resource, actively seeking the potential for a design narrative to achieve business objectives.
Trouva is the online marketplace for bricks and mortar shops, selling design-led products from over 300 boutiques across the UK. Before Trouva, Mandeep was a retail strategy consultant at OC& and amongst others advised Arcadia/Topshop and DFS; it was here where he first saw the impact that online was having on offline retail.
Ace & Tate
As COO of Ace & Tate Koen is responsible for Supply Chain, Retail and overall strategy. Before that, Koen was a Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group’s focusing on retail and digital technology. He has an MSc in Industrial Engineering & Management and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
The Amsterdam-based etq store radiates passion with a minimalistic style and the highest quality products. Besides products of their own brand ETQ, the etq store showcases other local brands in their impressive store found in the Amsterdam city center since 2015. Etq proves that without a doubt, brick and mortar is still the place to sell.
Daniel Gebler is CTO of Picnic, the world’s fastest growing online supermarket that makes grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone. Previously, he was Director R&D of Fredhopper. Daniel holds a PhD in Computer Science and an MBA. He published papers, edited journals, and chaired international workshops on software correctness.
Save The High Street
Alex Schlagman is a founding partner of Save The High Street — a coordinated industry-wide initiative supporting and empowering local businesses across the UK. Alex is a serial entrepreneur whose focus is to level the playing field for local retailers with the help of technology. He is currently the CEO of Pocket High Street.
Howard Harrison is the CEO & co-founder of KNOMO. Having spent 8 years in law and finance, he left it all behind and founded KNOMO in 2004. Built on the desire to create intelligent accessories that fuse function and fashion. Howard has been overseeing KNOMO for over 12 years, leading the business to create and refine the perfect products for an organized life.
Clouds of Fashion
Laurentine Van Landeghem (25) is the brain behind Clouds of Fashion which has physical stores in Antwerp, Ghent & Knokke, a growing webshop and a huge social media following. In 2016 Laurentine won the award for ‘most promising female entrepreneur’ and her first book “From Blog to Brand” is now for sale!
Harry lives and breathes retail. He was the sales and floor manager, the team lead and part of the MT for many companies. He continues to innovate and inspire at INretail, Netherlands largest non-food vertical organization. Harry Bijl is renowned for his talks, urban safaris and keynotes, which are always relevant, practical and dynamic.
Drs. Jurjen Jongejan (1981) is one of the most popular speakers in the e-commerce industry. For 13 years, he has been active in e-Commerce and has contributed to the growth of 200 small and large mobile webshops. Jurjen is a top keynote speaker; visitors call his presentations inspirational, practical and humorous.
Lukas helps companies grow digitally since 2006. He does this by sending more relevant visitors to their website, improve the conversion percentage and guarantee a better user experience. Besides that he is the co-founder of ReloadSEO, an ecommerce application that helps webshops rank higher in search engines.
Daan de Greef (29) is the founder of Baskèts, sneaker and streetwear concept behind the Baskèts Stores located in the heart of Amsterdam. Daan is a recognised speaker and gives lectures on his insights regarding the ‘business/retail’-field, the changes one is challenged with and how one’s company/concept should adapt.
Niek Hindriks has been working for several years in the Online Marketing industry, his main focus has been performance based marketing and CRM/E-mail marketing. Niek Hindriks will never walk away from any technical challenges. Nowadays Niek is working on bringing Violet Hamden to the next level.
Ralph has more than 33 total years software industry experience building. As a result of his ERP background, Ralph has a thorough understanding of the opportunities that integrated e-commerce holds for business.
Rolf Buist is in the role of senior marketing consultant and sales manager connected to 050media. Customers appreciate him for his clear and comprehensible explanation of sometimes complex matter. His passion is generating sales and new business. He has a great day when he offers added value and thereby generates business for 050media.
Born and raised as a storyteller. Former pro athlete, online media man of the year 2010, co-founder of online content agency Týrsday and co-founder of the award winning website “De Buik”. He is a trend watcher in the food, hospitality, sports and urban space and a popular international speaker.