LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Our Speakers

This year’s lineup is full of innovators and thought leaders to help you make smart technology investments. We have recruited the best and the brightest to be your instructors. 

LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Our Speakers

This year’s lineup is full of innovators and thought leaders to help you make smart technology investments. We have recruited the best and the brightest to be your instructors. 

Mark Dancer

Founder, Network for Channel Innovation

Mark Dancer is a leading authority and published author on channel innovation and business transformation. Mark founded the Network for Channel Innovation to strengthen the practice and impact of channel innovation through awareness, advocacy, and research, and the Future of Channels blog for sharing ideas and insights among channel innovators.  As Fellow for the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, Mark works to help leaders drive innovation as they respond to disruption by online marketplaces, globalization and other game-changing developments. Mark’s most recent NAW Institute report, CEO Insights on Innovating the Distributor for the Digital Age reveals essential requirements for an opportunity-seeking mindset, value chain collaboration and organizational capabilities. Mark shares new ideas weekly on the NAW Distributing Ideas blog. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Ian Heller

President, Modern Distribution Management

Ian Heller became President & COO of Modern Distribution Management in 2017. Ian started his distribution career as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch in Ft. Collins, CO. Fifteen years later, he was the Marketing VP for Grainger and went on to serve in senior executive roles at GE Capital Rail, Newark Electronics, Corporate Express and HD Supply Construction & Industrial. Along the way, he founded, ran and sold the distribution consulting firm Real Results Marketing.

Justin King

President, B2X Partners

With almost 20 years working in e-commerce, Justin King has been on the forefront of the growth and trends in B2B e-commerce. Justin is President of B2X Partners and the founder of eCommerceandB2B.com. Justin is a leading speaker on B2B Customer Experience and eCommerce. Prior to B2X, Justin was Chief Evangelist, B2B eCommerce at Oracle Corporation where he built the go to market strategy for Oracles B2B eCommerce product.

Jason Hein

Director – Delivery Services, Earley Information Science 

Jason Hein brings over 20 years of experience leading digital innovation in distribution. With a background in product merchandising and content management at McMaster-Carr and Amazon Business, he brings innovation in digital systems, processes, and culture to build solutions uniquely designed for the industrial market. Today he and his team focus on moving organizations beyond the basics – to help companies build their digital content into an asset that differentiates in an industry that is increasingly complex.

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