Previous Speakers

Our community comes together at RIW events to share and inspire their peers to rethink the store, brand and customer experience.

Previous Speakers
  • David Gester
    David joined LVMH’s DFS as Director of Store Development and eventually L Real Estate in early 2006 and is now serving as the Chief Development Officer of L Catterton Real...
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  • Devon Powers
    Devon Powers is an associate professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Temple University (Philadelphia, PA, USA). Her research explores branding, promotion, and how culture moves through the...
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  • Donny Askin
    Donny Askin is the Founder and Principal of TechTurn Consulting, Inc., a boutique technology executive coaching firm. He started his first tech company at the age of 24 and brings...
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  • Drew Jasperse
    (An)drew Jasperse is a Senior Designer at WONGDOODY. He has spent the last decade working on brand design and retail experiences for AT&T, Deloitte, Dockers, Umpqua Bank and The Catholic...
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  • Eileen Flynn
    Eileen Flynn is the Director of Field & Influencer Marketing at Archrival, responsible for heading up all people-powered brand programming. As the former Director of Consumer Marketing for Red Bull...
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  • Emily Schildt
    Emily Schildt is a trusted brand builder in the CPG space. In 2019, she founded Pop Up Grocer, the world’s first pop-up grocery store. Pop Up Grocer delivers a highly-curated,...
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  • Emmett Shine
    Emmett is the Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Pattern, a family of brands that work together to help people enjoy daily life. He co-founded Gin Lane, where he served as...
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  • Fabrizio Rinaldi
    Fabrizio Rinaldi is a well-rounded digital strategist, currently heading Digital Innovation at the iconic luxury brand Versace.  Since 2018, Fabrizio has extended his scope beyond Marketing supporting both Industrial Operations...
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  • G. Kofi Annan
    G. Kofi Annan is a strategist and technologist who uses insights and analytics to build authentic connections between people and brands. Kofi works with entrepreneurs, startups, and global brands like...
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