Online Retail Summit 13 - 15 May 2024
Queenstown | New Zealand
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Meet our first 2024 Keynote Speakers


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Shamubeel Eaqub is an experienced economist who makes economics easy. He is also an author, media commentator and a thought leading public speaker. He has over two decades of experience as an economist in Wellington, Melbourne and Auckland in leading international banks and consultancy. He currently balances a portfolio of consulting, public speaking, governance and family duties. He holds a BCOM with Honours in Economics from Lincoln University and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. He lives in Auckland with his wife and two sons.



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Chief Industry Affairs Officer
Australian Retailers Association 

Fleur leads the Industry Affairs portfolio for Australia’s leading retail advocacy body which encompasses policy and advocacy, media representation, marketing communications, research and external relations for this $420 billion sector. Fleur has worked as an executive leader in government, media, and marketing industries and prior to joining the ARA ran the award-winning Launch Group agency which was responsible for government and investor relations, advocacy and media management for many leading Australian brands and public entities. With a rich background in technology and innovation, she is a former Director of TechSydney, a founding team member of StartupAUS (now Tech Council Australia), a founding director of TEDxSydney and founder and producer of the Nine Network’s Entrepreneurs TV show. Fleur is author of the business book The Business of Being You.



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Chief Experience Officer
Adore Beauty

Recognised as a Top 50 CX Influencer globally, Nicola has more than 23 years’ digital and retail experience. She is currently the Chief Experience Officer at Adore Beauty, leading the Technology, Data, Product, CX, eCommerce and Transformation teams. Prior to joining Adore Beauty, Nicola was GM Omni Experience at Myer led a team of 75 across eCommerce, Product, Design and Data, and also held key roles such as leading transformation at Jetstar, Head of Ecommerce at Forever New Clothing, and Group Online Manager at Kathmandu.  
 Nicola holds a Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Microbiology and Palaeontology from the University of Canterbury, a post-graduate diploma in commerce from Lincoln University, and has completed Executive Leadership and Blockchain Strategy programs at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, where she is currently undertaking an Executive MBA. In here “spare time” last year Nicola also launched her eCommerce Profitability Optimisation (EPO) 10-week course, alongside her mentoring and career coaching services launched in 2022. Passionate about the industry and giving back, Nicola is involved in a number of industry advisory boards including NORA, iMedia, Insider, BigCommerce plus two early-stage technology start-ups. She was also a judge in this year’s Top 50 in eCommerce.







2023 Speakers

Meet our incredible speakers who have shared valuable insights and inspired our audience with their expertise at our 2023 Online Retail Summit New Zealand.
Exciting news about our 2024 lineup are just around the corner - stay tuned!

Chris Wong

General Manager Business, NZ Post

Kristyn Wallace

Regional VP Revenue, APJ, Emarsys

Ryf Quail

Managing Director, ANZ & SEA, iMedia

Bruce Proffit

Chief Sales Officer, Worldline

Tim Warren

CEO and Co-Founder, Ambit

Professor Paul Spoonley

Research Director, Massey University

Matt Townsend

Executive Product Director, AKQA

Mel Homer

MC, iMedia

Emma Epp

Head of eCommerce and Marketing, Postie

Graham Christie

Co-Founder & Director, Changing the Game

James Sibbick

ANZ Business Development, Ekata

Natalie Clarkin

VP Enterprise Sales, Adyen

Aurelien Roessner

Senior Regional Channel Account Manager - APAC, BigCommerce

Anders Sörman-Nilsson

Global Futurist, Anders Sörmon-nilsson

Allison Mooney

People Interpreter,

Apsara Baldovino

Senior Brand Partnerships Manager, Prezzee

Mary Jo Vergara

Senior Economist, Kiwibank

Alex Radford

Co-Founder and Partner, D3

Paul Värk

Customer Experience & Design Manager, Chemist Warehouse

Ben Goodger

GM, Head of Uber Direct ANZ, Uber

Darragh Eccles

Account Executive - Commerce Cloud, Salesforce

Dylan Berrington

Managing Director, Australia & NZ, Tru Rating

Trent Olsen

Digital Growth Director , Insider

Auguste Gruar

Co-Founder & COO, noissue.

Melanie Coutant

Group CRM Manager, Ngahuia Group

Julia Nicol

Head of Public Affairs & Governance, Worldline

Paul Bartlett

Head of Product , Foodstuffs New Zealand

Lance O'Grady

Managing Director, Pocket Square

Maaike Hunter

Head of Digital, Superette