Andy Dunn co-founded the menswear brand Bonobos in 2007 and served as the company’s CEO for ten years. Built on a pair of better-fitting men’s pants, Bonobos was the first digitally native, direct-to-consumer brand created in the US. The company pioneered both the digital approach to brand building and the reinvention of physical retail with its experiential guideshops. In 2017, Walmart acquired Bonobos for $310 million. Andy served as Walmart’s SVP of digital brands for three years following the deal. As an angel investor and through the seed fund he co-founded, Red Swan, Andy has backed eighty startups over the last ten years. Andy’s focus has been on zeitgeist changing consumer companies with notable investments in Warby Parker, Harry’s, Away, Glossier, Hinge, Alula, Real, and Ethena. A new dad, Andy is Chairman at Monica + Andy, an organic and sustainable baby apparel company where his sister Monica Royer is founder and CEO. Andy majored in Economics & History at Northwestern University. He began his career at Bain & Company and in private equity before earning an MBA from Stanford.
Todd Lutwak is the Senior Vice-President of Platform & Business Development at ServiceChannel. Prior to his current role, Todd was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he led the Consumer Market Development team, and focused on helping portfolio companies define, build, and implement go-to-market programs. Before joining Andreessen Horowitz, Todd was the Vice-President of Selling at eBay, where he was responsible for the selling experience including strategy, pricing, seller marketing, daily deals, and other seller acquisition, development, and retention programs. In addition to his MBA degree from The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Todd has a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.
Erinn Murphy is a managing director leading the consumer equity capital markets group at Piper Sandler. Murphy previously held the position of managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Sandler covering global fashion and lifestyle brands. Murphy was raised in the Middle East and is passionate about international markets and has a strong affinity for languages with competencies in both French and Arabic. Murphy joined Piper Sandler in January 2005 as an associate analyst in the retail sector. In December 2008, she expanded her international experience by joining ExxonMobil’s gas & power marketing group as a natural gas negotiator and a senior supply/demand planner. Murphy re-joined Piper Sandler in 2011. In 2013, she was recognized by Institutional Investor as a “Rising Star” on the All-American Research Team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and French from Calvin College.
Jameel Spencer is an award-winning veteran brand builder, who has played pivotal business roles for Shaquille O’Neal, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Simpson over the last 25 years. At WHP Global, Jameel leads the creative marketing, celebrity talent development, and Diversity & Inclusion efforts across the brand portfolio.
He is the Founder and CEO of the marketing agency Writeful Place. His agency scripts narratives for personalities, brands, and businesses looking to realize unexploited revenue potential.
Rick Watson is the CEO and Founder of RMW Commerce Consulting, LLC, a boutique strategic eCommerce consultancy based in New York City. He provides advice and guidance to firms across the eCommerce industry, primarily in the areas of Direct-to-Consumer operation build-out for investors and the C-Suite, B2B marketing for software and service firms, and strategy regarding eCommerce marketplaces.