Building the Retail World of the Future
VP, Sales, North America, Peerless-AV
Experienced Executive with a demonstrated history of working globally in the consumer electronics industry with specific knowledge of commercial vertical markets and channels of distribution. Strong sales professional skilled in Negotiation, Business/Market Development, Sales Leadership, Consumer Electronics, and Strategic Communications.
Author, Remarkable Retail
Steve Dennis has over 30+ years of experience as a strategic advisor, board member, general manager and C-level executive at two Fortune 500 retailers. He has worked with dozens of retail, luxury, technology and social impacts brands to inspire, catalyze and design more remarkable and profitable growth strategies. Steve’s signature “tell is like it is” style and ‘8 Essentials of Remarkable Retail’ framework makes him one of the industry’s most in-demand thought leaders. He has delivered keynotes, led management workshops and consulted across six continents, sharing what it takes to win and keep customers in the age of Amazon, Alibaba, and digital disruption. He is also a senior contributor to Forbes magazine and his insights are regularly featured in the media including Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal, amongst many others.
VP, Marketing, Placer.AI
Ethan is the VP Marketing for Placer.ai, and loves helping businesses unlock the power of location analytics. Prior to Placer, Ethan was the Director of Corporate Marketing at SimilarWeb and the Vice President of Headline Media.
Chief Commercial Officer, Fabric
Steve oversees Fabric’s global sales, marketing, business development, and customer success business functions. Steve has worked in the retail technology, software, and SaaS business sectors for the past 30 years, including executive and senior management positions at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Oracle, SQL Financials, Clarus, Brickstream (Nomi), Trax Image Recognition, and Symphony RetailAI. He has also actively participated in, prepared for, and executed two IPOs raising over $300M in the public market. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and an MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.