Walmart exec among keynote speakers slated for Mobile Commerce World

SAN FRANCISCO — Executives from Walmart, Facebook and Groupon are among the keynote speakers slated for the Mobile Commerce World three-day conference and expo in June. 

Mobile Commerce World touts itself as the only event of its kind designed to help retail and enterprise executives create the most effective mobile commerce strategies. It will be held June 24-26, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. 

The keynote lineup includes:

Wendy Bergh, VP, Walmart global e-commerce

Nicolas Franchet, head of retail and e-commerce, global vertical marketing, Facebook

Roger Andelin, president, CTO, (formerly

Aki Iida, head of mobile, Zappos

Amit Shah, VP, online, mobile and social, 1-800-FLOWERS

Mihir Shah, VP/GM, merchant OS, Groupon

Representing retailers and speakers for Mobile Commerce World include:

Bryan Allison, COO,

Howard Blumenthal, Director, e-business platform solutions, Advance Auto Parts

John Faith, senior VP, external affairs, RetailMeNot

Sean Harper, director of product management, Groupon payments, Groupon

Jeff Klonowski, manager, digital retail/mobile, REI

Joe Lezon, CTO, Alex and Ani

Michael Menis, VP web and interactive marketing at InterContinental Hotels Group

Sarah Rose, VP product, Modcloth

David Sasson, president and CEO, OverstockArt

Peter Stringfellow, SAE, national sales, Yelp, Inc.

"We are pleased to present these keynoters and speakers who are at the forefront of the mobile commerce revolution at Mobile Commerce World," said Eliot Weinman, GM and conference chair. "Businesses worldwide are determining their mobile business strategy. Mobile Commerce World will be the only stage to learn from these industry heavyweights who will share what's working and what's not in this rapidly accelerating marketplace."

The three-day conference and expo will offer more than 50 in-depth educational programs, workshops, case studies, demonstrations and real-world technology implementations. In addition to more than 110 industry experts participating in the conference program, the event will host an expo with leading mobile commerce solution providers.

Delegates who attend the conference will learn about new business models, how to develop effective mobile website and mobile app development strategies, how to engage the new "mobile consumer" and which mobile commerce business and technology suppliers can help them to achieve their mobile commerce goals. 


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