London Summit 2017
The IET: Savoy Place, May 16-17
The Always-On Consumer in a Connected Ecosystem - Expectations of Digital Culture - Navigating Industry Uncertainty - Emerging Optimisation - Business Beyond Tech Implementation

Attendees Include

Alice Temperley MBE

, Temperley London

Alice Temperley MBE founded her eponymous label, Temperley London in 2000, a year after graduating from
the Royal College of Art. Alice continues to head up the creative direction of this British, independent brand as
it enters its seventeenth year of business.

Matthew Woolsey

Managing Director, NET-A-PORTER

Matthew Woolsey is the managing director of Net-a-Porter where he oversees the womenswear ecommerce site as well as Porter Magazine. Matthew’s background is a combination of fashion, ecommerce, journalism and technology.

Vanessa Kingori MBE

Publisher, British GQ Portfolio

Vanessa Kingori MBE has worked for media publishing house, Conde Nast UK, for the last 8 years. In March
2015, she was appointed Publisher of British GQ across all platforms. This milestone makes Vanessa the
first female head of the male targeted brand in its quarter of a century history and the youngest serving
Publisher within the company.

Peter Wood

COO, AllSaints

Peter’s key responsibility at AllSaints is to ensure the brand's retail and other trading teams around the world execute the business strategy to drive results and deliver a consistently strong brand experience to customers.

Andrea Trocino

Head of Mobile, ASOS

Andrea is the Head of Mobile for ASOS where over the last 4 years has built and led the business Mobile strategy and development department. His extreme passion for customer experience and technology is the main and constant driver throughout his career which has always been laser focused on how e-commerce businesses can create best-in-class experiences on mobile.

Doug Gardner

CIO, River Island

Doug joined River Island in 2011 as CIO and is responsible for the overall technology strategy for River Island Tech. Doug has been instrumental in the transformation of the Tech department taking River Island into a new digital environment.

Anni Noel Johnson

Director of Customer Marketing & Analytics, Farfetch

As Director of Customer Marketing and Analytics, Anni overseas data science, analytics and research, pricing, CRM and loyalty teams at
Farfetch. The focus is on creating digital marketing solutions to engage
with Farfetch’s fast growing global customer base.

Jeremy Langmead

Content Director, MR PORTER

Jeremy Langmead is Content Director of MR PORTER and from launch established the site as the global retail destination for men’s style, redefining the men’s content and commerce landscape.

John Lohnas

Director of Footwear, Amazon Fashion Europe

John currently heads up Amazon’s European Footwear Business and is responsible for growing selection and delivering a great customer experience for fashion shoppers across Amazon’s five local language European websites.

Dan Orteu

Operations and IT Director, Anya Hindmarch

Dan joined AH as a Director in 2002 having spent 10 years as a management consultant usually causing chaos implementing SAP R/3. As you’d expect when working for a small organization his roles have been widespread and varied.

David Walmsley

Chief Customer Officer, House of Fraser

In a career of more than twenty years in the digital space David has worked across publishing,
financial services and retail. He led the digital teams at John Lewis, Dixons Retail, Marks and
Spencers and now House of Fraser. As the Chief Customer Officer for House of Fraser David believes
passionately in the power of hiring and developing world-class talent to deliver leading customer

Jessica Michault

Fashion Journalist,

For twenty years she has covered everything in the world of fashion, from the red carpets of Hollywood to the Haute Couture collections in the City of Light. Most notably, Jessica was the Online Style Editor of The International Herald Tribune, and worked for 16 years alongside one of the leading experts and most respected journalist in the field, Suzy Menkes.

Rina Hansen

Marketing & Omnichannel Director, By Malene Birger

Rina Hansen is Marketing & Omnichannel Director at By Malene Birger, where she is spearheading the omnichannel marketing and retail transformation. Prior to By Malene Birger, she worked in global sales and marketing executive positions for brands like Burberry, Anne Klein and MCM.

Genevieve Kunst

Managing Director, POPSUGAR Europe

Genevieve is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and growth of the POPSUGAR business in Europe. She has spent more than 17 years working across Europe in the media, e-commerce and mobile industries.

Lauren Indvik

Commissioning Editor, Vogue International

Lauren Indvik is the Commissioning Editor of Vogue International, producing digital news and features that run across the 11 directly-owned editions of Vogue, including UK, France, Italy, China, India and Japan. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of in the U.S.

Rachel Bale

VP, Global Merchant Development, Mastercard

Rachel works at Mastercard in the Global Merchant Development team to partner with leading retailers to optimize their digital propositions which drive customer engagement, insights and sales. She is currently focused on combining the innovation of early-stage companies with Mastercard assets to deliver rich consumer propositions.

Brian Kennedy

Director of Operations, Ministry of Supply

Brian Kennedy is Director of Operations at Ministry of Supply, a clothing brand inventing a new category: Performance Professional. The company was founded in 2012 with the mission of incorporating fundamental engineering principles into clothing staples, ultimately building a wardrobe that fits an evolving modern lifestyle.

Sissi Johnson

Brand Strategist, Tech Advisor, HuffPost USA Contributor,

Sissi Johnson is the go-to Brand Strategist at the intersection of Fashion, Technology and Lifestyle. Dubbed “The Face of Fashion Tech” and one of the best Instagram to follow by ELLE magazine, she is a host and guest producer of LUISAVIAROMA annual Fashion & Technology Summit.

Pia Stanchina

Consultant for Fashion, Tech & Luxury,

Pia is an unshakable optimist. Her professional scope of fashion, beauty, luxury and tech give her a unique perspective on the possibilities enabled by technology today and her mission is to empower audiences to build a brighter future together.

Dr Frauke Neuser

Associate Director Scientific Communications, Global Olay, Procter & Gamble

Frauke has been with P&G for over 17 years, starting in R&D and later moving into Beauty Scientific Communications. Her role focuses on connecting consumer needs & market insights with innovation programs & scientific solutions.