Karen Baker

CEO, ShipperHQ

Exceeding Customer Expectations: How to Compete Against Amazon Shipping

Bio: Karen Baker is the CEO and founder of ShipperHQ, the leading platform for storefront shipping rate management. Karen has the first hand experience of dealing with many thousands of retailers shipping struggles since 2008, with over 20 years business experience in technology.


Gary Benerofe

CEO, MediaSpa

Maverick Commerce

Bio: After spending time as a technology-focused investment banker and a digital strategist for EMI Music Marketing, Gary joined mediaspa in 2012. Today, Gary leads mediaspa’s strategy and UX practices while overseeing day-to-day operations. His favorite part of the job is digging into the businesses of mediaspa’s clients, and finding ways to help them accelerate their growth. He received his BA in Economics from Yale University and his MBA in Digital Media/Finance from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.


Max Chadwick

Tech Lead, Something Digital

Redis Tips For Magento Developers

Bio: Max is the Technical Lead for Something Digital’s Strategic Engagement Group where he oversees a team of Magento developers and the solutions that are delivered to clients. He actively blogs about Magento, contributes to and maintains open source projects, and has spoken at several Magento events. Through his effort in these areas he was recognized as one of the top 50 Magento contributors in 2017.


David Deppner

President, Psyberware

Paid Is The New Organic: How Google Is Monetizing Search

Bio: David is the President of Psyberware, specializing in advanced PPC advertising for Magento merchants. He holds undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Business Management, and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). David brings over 20 years of experience managing internet businesses, including 9 years as the head of IT and Ecommerce for a mid-sized Magento merchant.


TJ Gamble

CEO, Jamersan

Things You are Not Doing On Your Magento Site That Are Costing You Money

Bio: Top 50 Magento Contributor, eCommerce Thought Provider, CEO of Jamersan, Certified+ Magento Developer


Stephan Hochdörfer

Head of Tech, bitExpert AG

Magento from dev to prod with GitLab CI How to Build and Maintain your Continuous Delivery Pipeline using Tools like GitLab CI

Bio: Stephan Hochdörfer currently holds the position of Head of Technology at bitExpert AG, a company specializing in software and mobile development. His primary focus is everything related to web development as well as automation techniques ranging from code generation to deployment automation.


Brian Lange

Director of Business Development, Something Digital

One Amazon: Take Advantage of Every Opportunity on Amazon

Amazon estimated to represent 44% of all transactions on the web. About 50% of those transactions are from what Amazon calls “3rd party sellers”. If you don’t have a strategy for working with Amazon, you’re missing out on an addressable 22% of all web transactions. Amazon is a fairly siloed organization so sometimes building this strategy and taking advantage of what they have to offer can be overwhelming or difficult to navigate. This session will provide a look into the comprehensive opportunity that Amazon provides for merchants.


Igor Melnykov

Software Engineer, Architect, Magento

PageBuilder Extensibility

Bio: “Long time software engineer / 9 years of PHP and MySQL experience.
Originally from Ukraine. Igor started working with Magento 1 at 2009. Igor is Zend Certified PHP Engineer and Magento Certified Developer Plus. At 2015 Igor joined Magento. In a free time, Igor likes to do road trips.”


Jisse Reitsma

Developer, Yireo

Best coding practices, recommended by ExtDN

Bio: I’m a developer, trainer and enterpreneur in one. As founder of Yireo (based in The Netherlands), I have developed many Magento 1 and 2 extensions and am helping developers in the US and Europe with backend and frontend development trainings. Also, in Europe, I organized 2 technical conferences – Reacticon and MageTestFest – plus organized many local usergroup meetings and hackathons. For all of that, I’ve been awarded twice the Magento Mastership. Currently, I’m also involved in PWA efforts and ExtDN, which is trying to increase extension quality across the ecosyste


Stefan Willkommer

CEO, TechDivision GmbH

The Road of migration

Bio: Stefan is Founder and CEO of TechDivision GmbH a provider for Digital Commerce , Omnichannel and agilisation. He has more than 15 years of experience in this area. Beyond he is an outspoken evangelist for open source and supports a serios number of national and international brands on their eCommerce and Omnichannel activities. Besides he is a gladly seen speaker at international conferences for digitization in commerce and company transformation in the new work environment.