On the heels of this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit hosted by Shop.org, the National Retail Federation is thrilled to announce the first two keynote speakers for next year’s event, taking place in Los Angeles, Sept. 25-27, 2017.
Mariam Naficy, founder and CEO of Minted, is a pioneer of consumer Internet businesses. Naficy invented Minted’s unique, crowd sourced and curated marketplace model with the mission of building an e-commerce platform that continuously offers fresh goods across limitless categories. She sits on the boards of Yelp and Every Mother Counts, and was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2014 and has been one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs every year since 2012.
Adam Grant is Wharton’s top-rated professor and a New York Times writer on work and psychology. Grant has been recognized as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers, Fortune’s 40 under 40, and Malcolm Gladwell’s favorite thinkers. Grant is the author of two New York Times bestselling books, “Originals” and “Give and Take,” and serves on the Lean In board and the U.S. Department of Defense Innovation Board.
“We are honored to have both Mariam and Adam join us for next year’s Retail’s Digital Summit as keynote speakers, as each will bring a unique perspective to the world of digital retail,” NRF Vice President of Digital Retail Artemis Berry said.
Shop.org, a division of the National Retail Federation, is the world’s leading community for digital retail, offering thought leadership through original research and gold standard events.
The community is made up of exclusive networking groups and committees that lead the global conversation surrounding innovative ecommerce trends and digital retail.