Remodista Presents
In Retail Disruption

Follow The Leaders

Now in its second year, we’re pleased to announce that “Women2Watch in Retail Disruption” has expanded to include 80 women leaders from brands and service providers in the US and Australia.

The Women2Watch program starts with a list that identifies an extraordinary group of women you need to know about. Then, we highlight them throughout the year— on this website, in our online community, and through our email newsletter. Finally, we cap off the year of celebration with an awards show that underscores the accomplishments and highlights our most innovative women.

WOMEN2WATCH 2017 HONOREES

This year’s list of nominees recognizes 80 exceptional women who are solving business problems in the areas of operations, IoT, AI, CRM, marketing, commerce, wearables, supply chain, logistics and globalization. An influential group of thinkers experimenting in online and brick-and-mortar retail — 70 from the US and 10 from Australia — these women were nominated through recommendations from their peers, their colleagues and advisers, and Remodista’s Retail Committee.

USA (A-C)

Abby Wallach
Co Founder and Co CEO, Scentinvent

Alana Widdess
GM Digital & CFO – Gifts & Celebrations, Sears

Alex Batdorf
Cofounder and CMO, ZipFit

Alex Friedman
Co founder, LOLA

Alison Stiefel
VP of Marketing, Sephora

Amy Gruenhut
Brand Manager, Avon

Amy Larson
VP Ecommerce and Marketing, Donald J Pliner

Anne Coelen
Director of Marketing, eCommerce, Playboy

Anne Schmitt
Vice President, Enterprise Consumer Payments, The Walt Disney Company

Anu Penchmeta
Chief of Staff + VP of Omni Channel, Hudson’s Bay Company,

Aubrie Pagano
CEO/Founder, Bow and Drape

Audrey Leibovich
VP Digital Marketing, Hudson’s Bay Company

Bree Cassart
Vice President, eCommerce & Digital Marketing, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Bridget Williams
COO, Food52

Bunny Yan
CEO, the Squirrelz

Chau Banks
EVP, CIO and Channel Integration, New York & Company

Christine Hunsicker
Founder and CEO, Gwynnie Bee

Cindy Lincks
Founder CEO, Reachify

Corinne Copello
VP of Inventory, Nordstrom

USA (D-J)

Debbie Kiederer
Founder, ChalkDust Consulting

Dina Fierro
Global Digital Communications Director, Christian Louboutin

Elina Vilk
Head of Large Enterprise Marketing and Innovation, PayPal

Emily Culp
CMO, Keds

Emily Santamore
Co founder + Creative Director, Rune NYC

Emily Schwinge
Marketing: CRM, Estee Lauder

Heidi Lehman
Co founder, SWSI Media

Jamie Landheer
Senior Vice President, Director of Merchant Client Relations, Vantiv

Janet Sherlock
CIO, Carters, Inc.

Janet Beasley
VP of IT, Coach

Jenny Baik
CEO, OrchardMile

Jess Jeetly
Founder and CEO, Jeetly

Jill Johnson
VP Marketing, JTV

Judith Levey
Co-Founder, Desirelist

JuE Wong
President, Elizabeth Arden

Justine Santa Cruz
Senior Manager, Media Enhacements, Macy’s

USA (K-M)

Karla Williams
Senior Director of Site Merchandising, Hudson’s Bay Company

Katherine Brodie
Director of eCommerce, Draper James

Kathy Thomas
Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, HPB

Krissie Millan
Vice President, Ecommerce and Digital Innovation, Rebecca Minkoff

Kristen Mitchell
VP Digital Marketing, Hudson’s Bay Company

Kyla Robinson
Senior Mobile Product Manager, Hudson’s Bay Company

Laura Kane
Head of Market Expansion and Large Enterprise Sales, PayPal

Liz Salcedo
CEO, Everpurse

Liza Kindred
CEO, Third Wave Fashion

Lori Kinkade
Vice President, Corporate Counsel & Secretary, David’s Bridal

Lynne Bilenkey
VP of eCommerce, Victoria’s Secret

Madeline Aufseeser
CEO, Tender Armor

Marcelle Parrish
VP of eCommerce, Ralph Lauren

Marta Wohrle
CEO & Founder, Truth in Aging

Meredith Tieszen
National Director of US sales West, Rodan + Fields

Michelle Grant
Head of Retail, Euromonitor

Michelle Cordeiro Grant
Founder and CEO, LIVELY

Monica Phromsavanh
Co-founder and CEO, MODABOX

USA (N-Z)

Niani Tolbert
Founder, Chief Cultural Engineer, Creative CNTRL

Nizzi Karai Renaud
CMO, ZAZZLE

Nyree Corby
CEO and Founder, Fame and Partners

Olga Vidisheva
Founder + CEO, Shoptiques

Pooja Chandiramani
Senior Director, Marketing Operations, Coach

Ronny Max
Principal, Silicon Waves

Rose Hamilton
CDO, Vitamin Shoppe

Sarah Schwartz
Trade Marketing Manager, Department Stores & eCommerce, Luxottica

Sarah Carson
Founder and President, Leota

Shawna Hausman
EVP, eCommerce and Digital Marketing, Mission

Stacey Shulman
VP IT, Levis Strauss + Co

Susan Naci
Partner, 32 Laight Street Partners

Tapasya Bali
Co-Founder and COO, YOGASMOGA

Terri Bariquit
EVP Merchandising Planning + Inventory, Nordstrom

Veronica Katz
GM, Large Enterprise Group, PayPal

Vickie Gonzales
VP Global Payment, Netflix

Zia Daniell Wigder
Chief Global Content Officer, Shoptalk

Australia

Anne Perera
Founder + CEO, Tech Mentor

Elle Aram
CEO + Cofounder, Kini Swimwear

Hershey Hilado
Founder + CEO, Ohmagosh

Irene Falcone
CEO, Nourished Life

Jade Collins
Co-Founder, Femeconomy

Julie Mathers
Founder and CEO, Flora & Fauna

Julie Stevanja
Founder + CEO, Stylerunner

Lana Hopkins
Founder + CEO, Mon Purse

Sarah Donges
Founder, Box For Monkeys

Talita Estelle
Founder + CEO, Esther

W2W 2016 Innovation Award Winners

    Anu Penmetcha

    VP of Omnichannel, Chief of Staff, HBC Digital

    As a critical digital advisor to all the banners under Hudson’s Bay (Saks, Saks Off Fifth, Lord and Taylor, Gilt, Hudson’s Bay), Anu is an Omnichannel expert with experience driving innovative digital programs in the store environment.

    Chau Banks

    EVP, CIO and Channel Integration, NY&CO

    CIO at New York & Company, always finding ways to blend omnichannel so we can see one customer and one brand.  She is balancing operational excellence and speed to keep up with the changing pace of consumer preferences. Chau is continuously refining overarching channel integration goals to buy, ship and deliver from anywhere.

    Emily Culp

    CMO, Keds

    An innovative Omni-Channel Marketing Executive who combines digital (eCommerce, mobile, social etc.) and traditional (retail,TV, print & CRM) marketing strategies for major consumer brands.

    Nizzi Renaud

    CMO, Zazzle

    Highly accomplished executive with track record of success devising and executing effective online and offline marketing strategies.

    Shawna Hausman

    EVP, Commerce and Digital Marketing, Mission

    Shawna Hausman Ecommerce and Digital Marketing executive with a passion for tapping into new and emerging technologies, as well as UGC, in order to improve KPIs and enhance the overall brand experience online

    Tapasya Bali

    Co-founder & CEO, Yogasmoga

    Tapasya is building a world class brand that is focused on community and quality.  Manufacturing in the US, their supply chain is transparent and solid.

    Anu Penmetcha

    VP of Omnichannel, Chief of Staff, HBC Digital

    As a critical digital advisor to all the banners under Hudson’s Bay (Saks, Saks Off Fifth, Lord and Taylor, Gilt, Hudson’s Bay), Anu is an Omnichannel expert with experience driving innovative digital programs in the store environment.

    Chau Banks

    EVP, CIO and Channel Integration, NY&CO

    CIO at New York & Company, always finding ways to blend omnichannel so we can see one customer and one brand.  She is balancing operational excellence and speed to keep up with the changing pace of consumer preferences. Chau is continuously refining overarching channel integration goals to buy, ship and deliver from anywhere.

    Emily Culp

    CMO, Keds

    An innovative Omni-Channel Marketing Executive who combines digital (eCommerce, mobile, social etc.) and traditional (retail,TV, print & CRM) marketing strategies for major consumer brands.

    Nizzi Renaud

    CMO, Zazzle

    Highly accomplished executive with track record of success devising and executing effective online and offline marketing strategies.

    Shawna Hausman

    EVP, Commerce and Digital Marketing, Mission

    Shawna Hausman Ecommerce and Digital Marketing executive with a passion for tapping into new and emerging technologies, as well as UGC, in order to improve KPIs and enhance the overall brand experience online

    Tapasya Bali

    Co-founder & CEO, Yogasmoga

    Tapasya is building a world class brand that is focused on community and quality.  Manufacturing in the US, their supply chain is transparent and solid.

W2W 2016 Award Show Highlights

Conference + Media Partners

Strategic Community Partners