#MM17NYC features renowned entrepreneurs and innovators from the tech world and beyond.
Account Manager, Business Analyst & Conversion Rate Optimization Specialist
10+ years of experience leading teams, and a ten-year commitment to a single company. Excel at developing and implementing strategic plans for both internal and customer-facing technology.
Founding Partner SUMO Heavy
Robert (Bob) Brodie is a founding partner of digital commerce consultancy SUMO Heavy and a seasoned e-commerce developer and project manager. With an expertise in platforms and systems, Bob has helped multiple multi-million dollar companies succeed. Bob's role at SUMO Heavy is to guide the clients' technology strategies and lead productions teams. Prior to SUMO, Bob was a Magento Developer at round3media and has over a decade of web development experience. He has published numerous technical articles on the subject on Fast Company, Marketing Tech, Mobile Payments Today, Website Magazine and more.
Senior Developer at Something Digital
Max is a software developer at Something Digital where he mainly works with the Magento platform. Much of his work has been focused on effective caching, secure development and monitoring tools. He actively blogs about Magento and technology in general and contributes to and maintains open source projects. When he's not hacking away at something he enjoys good food and cold beer.
David is the President of Psyberware, specializing in maximizing profit for Magento merchants through advanced PPC advertising. He holds degrees in Computer Science and Business Management, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). David brings over 20 years of experience managing internet businesses.
Head of Paid Media & Data Crimson Fox
Josh is an experienced paid media consultant who has managed paid search, paid social and programmatic / display activity for a host of global brands, including Google, Nintendo, Aston Martin, Schwarzkopf and Gillette. Josh now overlooks the eCommerce paid marketing activity for Crimson Fox (a niche, London-based eCommerce consultancy), with a focus on defining, creating and targeting audiences via various different paid channels.
Founder/CEO of Jamersan
Magento Commerce Expert, Automotive Enthusiast, Certified Plus Magento Developer. Jamersan specializes in building quality sites on Magento eCommerce. We are a Magento Professional Solutions Partner equipped with a team of Certified Magento Experts.
Software Engineer at Crimson Agility
Matheus Gontijo is a Software Engineer whom has been working focused on web applications using several technologies as PHP, Zend Framework, Symfony, Doctrine and mostly Magento. He's excessively passionate for Clean Code, Coding Standards, Best Practices, the Open Source ecosystem, Remote Work & the community's atmosphere. Also he has talked and attended a large number of PHP & Magento conferences all over the world. Over 6 years working with Magento he has also in his belt two Magento Certifications: MCD & MCD+.
Ecommerce Evangelist at Something Digital
A luminary in the Magento community, Phillip has been developing ecommerce solutions since 1998. With over 15 years of experience creating unique online customer experiences, Phillip has both built and managed Magento installations for some of the world’s most recognizable brands. With 4 Magento Developer Certifications under his belt, Phillip is one of the most certified developers in the community. He currently holds the #2 spot in the world at the Q&A site Magento StackExchange and runs the South Florida Magento Meetup.
Co-founder Commerce Hero
Kalen has been involved in the Magento community for years – having founded a SaaS app for Magento, cohosted Magetalk – a Magento community podcast, and contributed to a number of open source projects. Kalen is now focused on building Commerce Hero – marketplace to connect great developers with great merchants and agencies.
Piotr is responsible for technology and big-data solutions at Divante. He worked on IT projects for customers like Spiele-max.de, Loods5.nl, ING. Co author of technology book “E-Commerce technology”. Started career as software developer and co-created about 30 commercial desktop and web applications.
Front End Architect Magento
Andrew Levine is a Front End Architect working on the Magento PWA initiative. He has an obsession with both web performance and dev tools, which he plans on utilizing to provide delightful experiences for both shoppers and developers. In his free time, he enjoys contributing back to the open source community, and is a member of the Babel compiler core team.
Digital marketing Director NeedGrowth
He is an entrepreneur with a knack for the digital frontier. An author and recognized expert in the field of digital marketing and growth. Art has guided startup ups, small business and large enterprises in planing and executing digital marketing strategy.
He is a digital marketing director at NeedGrowth,, a digital agency that focuses on bringing together UX design, SEO, lead acquisition, social media management and content for integrated digital marketing.
President SwiftOtter Solutions
Joseph loves working with all things Magento (4x certified), especially in helping customers make their sites more profitable. His latest passion is solving problems around easily getting code to production. In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife and daughter and organizing a Kansas City eCommerce meet up.
Head of Magento Business Intelligence
Robert is the Head of Magento Business Intelligence at Magento Commerce and the Chairman of Stitch. He was previously Co-Founder and CEO of RJMetrics, a SaaS business intelligence company with the mission of inspiring and empowering data-driven people. RJMetrics was acquired by Magento Commerce in 2016. Robert’s writing about technology, startups, and data has appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and numerous other publications. Outside of the tech scene, Robert is an improv comedy performer at Philly Improv Theater and a Trustee of the Glassboro Education Foundation, a nonprofit committed to supporting educational innovation in his hometown school district.
VP Engineering at Komplizierte Technologien
8 years of experience of building eCommerce. Certified Solution Specialist and Developer Plus. One of Magento Core contributors (271 commit) who helped to build several great projects including Ford, Canon, Staples and Toms, Snowqueen in an effort to help organizations realize their potential.
Chief Magento Evangelist and Agency Coach at Wagento
He has progressed through the ranks html, ASP, .net, MSSQL and finally Magento. Open source has taught him that working together is better than working in a silo. He loves to run, bike, ski and sometimes swim, in that order. He is often found at Magento events organizing running meetups with his wife Susan.
eCommerce & Magento Consultant + Klevu Search
Magento Certified Solution Specialist, football, @lfc, running, travelling etc
Founder of Pinpoint
Lewis is the Managing Director of Pinpoint, an Official Magento Partner located in the UK. Lewis has been working in eCommerce for over 9 years and has worked with merchants of all sizes.
M2 Architect, Community Engineering
Eugene has been a part of Magento Commerce family for over seven years. He started as an ECG consultant and extensions developer, and created part of the first Magento U training. Currently, he works as the Magento Framework architect and community maintainer, focusing on PWA, headless Magento and data integrations.
CEO at SNOW.DOG
Kuba Zwolinski is a CEO at Snowdog Sp. z o.o., Silver Magento Partner and certified Magento Front End Developer. Organizer of the annual international Meet Magento conference in Poland. Passionate about open source and new mobile and GIS technologies. Involved in translating Open Source projects (Magento, WordPress). After hours husband, father of 3 kids, white water kayaker and trail runner.