Wed, 27 Oct|
Business of E-commerce
Find out more from inspirational women working in e-commerce to give their diverse and insightful perspectives from across the field. Speakers: Beth Horn, Director, Retail and E-commerce, Facebook Christina Hawley, CCO, Ocado retail Claire Davenport, CEO, notonthehighstreet.com
Time & Location
27 Oct 2021, 17:00 – 28 Oct 2021, 17:00
About the Event
Beth Horn – Director & Head of Industry, Retail and E-commerce, Facebook: As Director and Head of Industry for Retail & Ecommerce, Beth oversees Facebook’s relationships with retail and ecommerce companies in the UK. She has been with Facebook for over a decade, first leading the company’s retail business in the United States before moving to London in 2018. Prior to Facebook, Beth led global paid search for Microsoft and Expedia at Efficient Frontier, and began her career in the creative department of Macys.com. She is a frequent speaker on marketing and the future of retail, having delivered keynotes at events across North America, Europe, and the Middle East, including a TEDx talk on youth, technology, and change. She served on the Advisory Board of Tech. by Retail Week and is on the Board of Directors of The Fragrance Foundation UK. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Beth is an honours graduate of Stanford University.
Christina Hawley, Chief Commercial Officer, Ocado Retail
As the CCO of Ocado Retail Christina is responsible for setting and delivering commercial strategy including value, own brand and strategic partnerships as well as running a portfolio of new and adjacent businesses. Prior to Ocado Retail, Christina spent almost 10 years at McKinsey & Company focused on digital transformation for consumer facing companies. She was a managing director at Jumia, an online African retailer and spent a year working delivery strategy at Marks & Spencer. Christina is Brazilian/American and got her MBA from INSEAD.
Claire Davenport, CEO, notonthehighstreet.com
Claire is CEO of notonthehighstreet, the leading curated online marketplace connecting the best small creative businesses with the world. Claire joined the company in August 2019, bringing an extensive background of successfully scaling businesses and disrupting markets, and has led the company’s growth, its expansion into new categories, and its sale to new majority investors in 2021. Claire is also a Non-executive Director on the Board of Trustpilot, a FTSE250 company and leading global consumer review website which completed its IPO earlier this year. Claire was previously CEO of HelloFresh UK, the country's largest recipe box company where she oversaw a significant expansion of the customer offering and improvements in operational capability to grow the top and bottom line. Having started her career in investment banking, Claire has held senior-level strategic and executive roles in companies including Skype, a global online communications company, RTL Group, a global media company and VoucherCodes.co.uk, a leader in digital coupons. Claire has an undergraduate degree from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD. In her spare time, Claire co-founded and runs WITSEND, an organisation supporting women in tech to aim high and keep going. She is a mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation and a “Resident Expert” at Oxford University’s tech accelerator.
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