HUMANS, ROBOTS, ROCK & ROLL.

PUMP UP THE JAM, LOS ANGELES!

AVALON HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES /
MAY 22, 2024

Join the forefront of innovation at Personalization Pioneers, where humanity, technology, and creativity converge to unite a forward-thinking personalization community.

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Ta-Dah! Here’s The Lineup

Celia Mulderrig

VP of Ecommerce, Naked Cashmere

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Celia Mulderrig

VP of Ecommerce, Naked Cashmere

Celia possesses extensive experience in DTC and retail, having worked with brands such as Marks & Spencer, Tough Mudder, Lunya, and Naked Cashmere. In these roles, she drove growth through marketing segmentation, site optimization, and refining the user experience. Her passion lies in harnessing the power of data-driven insights to optimize customer journeys, elevate conversion rates, and establish meaningful connections for sustainable growth in the digital landscape.

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Ian Bennett

Digital Commerce Optimization Lead

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Ian Bennett

Digital Commerce Optimization Lead

Ian’s passion and career has always been within DTC and eCommerce. He is constantly energized by eCommerce’s balance of commercial and creative thinking. This perfectly primes himself as an effective personalization program manager and advocate in his organization and within the industry. As part of the business development team for the DTC eCommerce channel at Nespresso US, Ian Bennett is the Digital Commerce Optimization Lead. His current domain is driving the strategic path for onsite personalization, the product owner for Nespresso’s front end tools, and the machine category sales manager.

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Ori Bauer

CEO

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Ori Bauer

CEO

Ori has 20+ years of executive experience in both startups and large global corporations. Prior to joining Dynamic Yield, he was the Founder & CEO of Glean Health, an innovative, digital health data startup. Ori’s deep business acumen is strengthened by an extensive technology background, and over the course of his career he has led product and engineering at three startups that were acquired: Storwize (acquired by IBM), Algotec (acquired by Eastman Kodak) and most recently Dynamic Yield (acquired by McDonald’s and then Mastercard). Today, he operates as the personalisation platform’s CEO, responsible for driving the next chapter of Dynamic Yield’s growth.

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More speakers coming soon!

What’s On The Agenda?

Time
Schedule
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Welcome & Breakfast
10:00 - 10:25 AM
Transmissions from your Personalized Future - Ori Bauer, CEO at Dynamic Yield by Mastercard
10:25 - 10:50 AM
Brewing Successful Personalization: A Blend of Strategy and Team Structure - Ian Bennett, Digital Commerce Optimization Lead, Nespresso

A 7-billion-dollar global brand that redefined how people enjoy coffee at home, Nespresso began its personalization journey 2 years ago with its US market. Today Ian Bennett, Digital Commerce Optimization Lead, will discuss Nespresso’s program growth, which has gone from implementing early best practices to being truly strategy-driven, enabling the business to creatively meet KPIs through iteration and innovation. Additionally, he’ll cover how clearly structuring the personalization team has both fostered organizational alignment and enriched Nespresso’s roadmap development process. 

We will cover:

  • The “greatest hits” and best practices over the course of Nespresso’s program  
  • Nespresso’s 3-pillar approach to organizing its personalization strategy
  • The structure and roles of Nespresso’s personalization team
  • Key takeaways to act on in the next week, month, and year
10:50 - 11:20 AM
Coffee & Snack Break
11:20 - 12:20 PM
Experimentation Workshop Part 1: Business Challenge Identification & Solutions Ideation

This is a hand-on workshop where you will collaborate with your peers to tackle real problems and craft innovative solutions. Leave with genuine insights, practical tips, and fresh strategic ideas to elevate your personalization programs.

In part 1, context for the problem at hand will be provided and you’ll break into teams to generate as many ideas as possible and then decide which one has the most potential to solve the problem.

12:20 - 1:20 PM
Lunch break
1:20 - 2:20 PM
Experimentation Workshop Part 2: Prototyping & Solutions Presentations + Judges Panel

This is a hand-on workshop where you will collaborate with your peers to tackle real problems and craft innovative solutions. Leave with genuine insight, practical tips, and fresh strategic ideas to elevate your personalization programs.

In part 2, you’ll return to your respective teams and create a mockup of the chosen solution in part 1 using the materials provided. Once completed, each team will have 3 minutes to present their solution to the larger workshop group as well as a panel of judges who will pick a winning solution.

2:20 - 2:50 PM
Coffee & Snack Break
2:50 - 3:20 PM
Steering by Data: How to Avoid Assumptions and Motivate Your Team - Celia Mulderrig, VP of Ecommerce, Naked Cashmere

Founded in 2016, Naked Cashmere is a luxury brand selling cruelty-free cashmere products at a fair market rate. With a longer decision-making process for consumers that comes with the territory for luxury products, the small but innovative team invested in Dynamic Yield to optimize the website, building consumer confidence and encouraging visitors through the funnel. Today Celia Mulderrig, VP of eCommerce, will discuss some of their learnings and share how she keeps the team data-driven, connecting key tests back to strategic internal questions to ensure value for both the customer and the team.

3:20 - 3:50 PM
Thought Leadership Session - Announcing Brand Speaker Soon
3:50 - 4:00 PM
Closing Remarks
4:00 - 5:30 PM
Afterparty

The Venue

AVALON HOLLYWOOD
1735 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028

AVALON is one of Hollywood’s most historic landmarks. From The Beatles first West Coast performance in 1964 to ABC’s hit television variety show The Hollywood Palace to Sasha’s first West Coast DJ residency, the theater at Hollywood & Vine has been a show business epicenter since opening in 1927.

How to get there

The venue address is 1735 N. Vine Street just North of the Hollywood Blvd and Vine Street intersection.

Parking

Complimentary valet parking will be provided for the duration of the event.

FAQ

Personalization Pioneers is a casual event. Business casual dress code is recommended but please wear whatever you feel most comfortable in.

Yes. Complimentary valet parking will be provided onsite.

Please contact Hai Tu at hai.tu@dynamicyield.com if you have any dietary requirements.

Why You Absofrickinlutely Should Attend…

Learn from other pioneers

Dive into the latest and hottest topics, sharpest tactics, and real-world success stories, and hear all about how to shake things up and drive extra value with personalization.

Meet other pioneers

Listen to and meet industry leaders who’ve pioneered growth and innovation in diverse sectors. Gain insights into their journeys, challenges, and breakthroughs.

Be a pioneer

Head out armed and amped up with actionable insights you can apply directly when back at the desk – taking your personalization game up to the next level.

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