channelUp Next In Commerce

Join host Stephanie Postles as she sits down with eCommerce leaders on the front lines of digital innovation. With guests from established enterprise companies to D2C start-ups barely out of infancy to everyone in between - you’ll get the inside scoop on what’s Up Next in Commerce.

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Michael Ibrahim: How FOX Corporation Succeeds in the Modern Media Landscape

Michael Ibrahim, Senior Vice President of Digital Product at Fox Corporation, has several patents under his belt and a skill for building successful teams; he is contributing to major success at Fox Corporation. He shares his insights into the world of digital, diving into the most important metrics for Fox and how they make themselves available to consumers wherever they want to access their media.

Stephanie Postles / Jeremy Bergeron / Albert Chou: Mission Thanksgiving Roundtable: Is Black Friday Dead?

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, how are businesses handling the busiest commerce period of the year? On this special crossover episode, the hosts from Mission.org podcasts, Up Next in Commerce, Marketing Trends and IT Visionaries join forces for the first time ever to discuss all things retail. Tune in to hear Stephanie, Jeremy, and Albert share their thoughts and expertise about the latest shopping technology, holiday cyber threats, and whether shifting consumer attitudes will make Black Friday a thing of the past.

Rob Bossen: Innovating in Niche Spaces

What are the benefits of having a passion project for a career? Rob Bossen, CEO of Grey Duck, shares that his passion for stand-up paddleboarding allows him to innovate within the niche spaces of outdoor water activities to bring solutions to consumers. Tune in to hear more about Rob’s transition from finance to outdoor water activities and what his experiences have taught him throughout his journey.

Derek Correia: The “E-commerce Everywhere” Vision With Derek Correia, President of ReserveBar

How does e-commerce completely alter the way alcohol businesses reach consumers? Derek Correia, President of ReserveBar, knows that B2C can widen the horizon for beverage sales across the country and provide curated, personalized experiences for customers. Tune in to hear how ReserveBar is changing the market through partnerships and a vision to optimize how people explore, learn about, and purchase premium wines, champagnes, and spirits.

Ken Wegner / Gavin Wegner: Finding White Space and Timing Entry Into New Markets

How do you find white space in your market? And when you do, how should you time your product release? Ken Wegner, President of Jel Sert, and his son Gavin, Senior Brand Manager of subsidiary SLIQ Spirited Ice, share their approach at Jel Sert. They discuss their experience at this nearly 100-year-old family business, and how the company successfully transitioned into the competitive alcoholic beverage industry.

Jasper Fallucca: Innovating Frozen Pizza With Jasper Fallucca, Director of Business Development at Palermo’s Pizza

How can a company stand out in an overpopulated market? Jasper Falluca, Director of Business Development at Palermo’s Pizza, shares innovation through eCommerce to create a new platform for DTC frozen pizzas. Tune in to learn more about Palermo’s Pizza and its accomplishments in the pizza business by building meaningful connections with customers and using data to create successful products.

Alexa Kilroy: Hot Takes on Branding and Ad Strategy With Alexa Kilroy, Head of Brand at Triple Whale

How should ecommerce brands be thinking about advertising strategy? What will work now and into the future? Alexa Kilroy, Head of Brand at Triple Whale, shares her hot takes based on the data and her industry experience. Tune in to hear her thoughts on the ad platforms that you should pay attention to and the return to some old-school ad strategies.