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Why We're Bringing Together

With ecommerce and selling online evolving at such a rapid pace, we understand a lot of ecommerce founders and operators are not sure where to look for advice on what to do to continue to grow their brand.

On this virtual call, we’ll bring together ecommerce community leaders.

We’re providing an open forum to give one another an opportunity to ask questions, share what your brand is experiencing and how you’re pivoting, and provide suggestions on how to keep your business moving forward.

The Goal: To help others

Ecommerce Leaders

CASEY 

 ARMSTRONG

Chief Marketing Officer

ShipBob

Casey Armstrong is the CMO at Shipbob, which brings the 2-day and 3-day shipping experience that your customers want. Previously, Casey was the VP of Marketing at BigCommerce, an ecommerce platform with over 70,000 merchants. He has consistently acquired millions in net ARR, managed millions in spend, and driven billions of organic pageviews. In short, he knows how to grow a business.

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Operators Series  |  Episode 16 | Wednesday, July 15th at 3:00 PM ET

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Previous weeks' founders + operators

ShipBob Ecommerce Operators Series

This is a live event that'll be recorded and shared with all registered.

Join us every week with ecommerce founders, aspiring entrepreneurs, marketers, supply chain managers, and DTC venture capitalists.

Ask questions. Share experiences. Provide solutions.

Weekly virtual Q&A series featuring ecommerce operators, founders, & VCs.

July 8th @ 3PM EST

Taylor Holiday

Founding Partner, 4x400

Jim Fosina

Founder & CEO, Amora Coffee

July 15th @ 3PM EST

Tiffany Zhong

CEO, Zebra IQ (Gen z Whisperer)

August 19th @ 3PM EST

Roderick Morris

Cofounder + President, Lovevery

July 29th @ 3PM EST

Introducing, "The Pitch"

This week's speakers

JIM FOSINA

Founder & CEO, Amora Coffee

Jim and his wife Marina launched their own Subscription Coffee business based on his keen understanding of what it takes to build and grow a business of this kind. Since its launch, Amora has acquired hundreds of thousands of customers for this direct to consumer subscription coffee brand. The company continues to grow rapidly as it expand its reach & engagement with customers profitably.

Jim understands the need for leaders to set an example for their team & in their marketplace. He continues to play an instrumental role in developing the next generation of business leaders thru his extensive Board tenure and service to Junior Achievement. Jim sets such a great example to his colleagues, employees and peers in his unwavering dedication to supporting the Juvenile Arthritis Foundation.

Each week, we're bringing in top tier venture capitalists and selecting one brand to "pitch" their business. VCs will give feedback and share what they look for and find important for long-term growth.

Lisa J

Founder and CEO, BK Beauty

Driven by a passion for beauty and mission of kindness, BK Beauty creates makeup products and tools that offer a luxurious feel with flawless performance.

We help make application effortless and inspire creativity, while celebrating beauty inside and out. With every purchase, a donation is made to inspire kindness.

This week's selected brand

 DANA 

 VARRONE

Director of Operations

Organic Olivia

Organic Olivia's mission is to provide the best informational materials and products in the health & wellness industry to improve the quality of life of our customers.

Founder & CEO

Supply

 PATRICK 

 CODDOU 

We started to create an alternative. By operating lean, designing in-house, and crafting objects using the world’s finest materials, we have world class products that pass the test of time.

 FERNANDA 

 GOMEZ OCEJO 

Director of Supply Chain

Open Water

An all-aluminum ocean-friendly alternative to plastic bottled water. Sustainable packaging for plastic-free oceans.

Founder & CEO

Ample Foods

CONNOR 

 YOUNG

Ample is a great-tasting, complete meal replacement drink that combines the latest nutrition science with wholesome, real food ingredients that makes it easy to achieve optimal nutrition at your desk or on-the-go.

 LEO 

 CARRILLO III 

CEO & Co-Founder

Hair Craft Co.

Our mission is to help you achieve the desired hair style you've always wanted. Through quality natural ingredients at an affordable price, our pomade ultimately allows you to do the things you enjoy without worrying about your hair

 MATT 

 DECAPIO 

Chief Operating Officer

BOIE USA

Boie is reimagining personal care. From toothbrushes to body scrubbers, their eco-friendly and antibacterial products are crafted with modern ergonomic design for even better performance than disposable options. Based in New York City, all products are designed and manufactured in the USA.

 MARC 

 FONTANETTA 

Logistics Manager

BAKBlade

BAKblade is a DIY men’s back and body groomer designed to give the perfect shave. The BAKblade 2.0 has DryGlide safety blades that you can use wet or dry.

 SARAH 

 RIBNER 

CEO & Co-Founder

PiperWai

PiperWai deodorant is the first of its kind: a naturally powerful, aluminum-free deodorant that uses activated charcoal to absorb wetness and fight odor. Their award-winning product is certified vegan, cruelty free, and made in the US.

 EMILY 

 SEWELL 

VP of Supply Chain

Hubble Contacts

Hubble is an automated subscription service that delivers contact lenses to your doorstep every month for about $30. They were founded to offer consumers the high quality, affordable lenses they deserve.

 ANDREW 

 FARIS 

Chief Executive Officer

4x400

4x400 is a holding company that launches and grows ECommerce brands. I work with a talented team of brand managers to ensure that the "growth" part happens through 360º marketing strategies.

President & Founder | Think Crucial

From 2008, Chad started and grew (Think Crucial) one vacuum filter into over 1,000 different SKUs as he added replacement filters and accessories for all major home appliances. Chad also helped found, Skubana.com, which solves the most serious problems of order processing and inventory management.

 CHAD 

 RUBIN 

 STEFAN 

 WEITZ 

CEO & Founder

Jetson

Jetson is the world's only seasonal probiotic. Founded by Stefan Weitz and Kiley Taslitz Anderson in June 2019, Jetson is dedicated to helping Americans get healthy through the gut. Delivered fresh each month, Jetson's seasonal probiotics provide specific formulations tailored to address the body’s unique needs year-round for as little as $30 a month.

 JON 

 CORWIN 

Director of Growth Marketing

One Click Venture: Readers

As Director of Growth Marketing, Corwin leads the Growth team's data-driven approach to new marketing channel strategy, execution, and optimization as well as strategic partnerships with a core focus on identifying and scaling customer acquisition opportunities.

Co-Founder & CEO

Black Wolf

At Black Wolf, we’re reinventing the men’s grooming category, one product at a time. Simple, effective, and reliable skincare products - delivered right to your door. Extra effective skincare for guys. Without the extra. A simple formula for better skin, created specifically for a guy’s chemistry.

 SAM 

 LEWKOWICT 

 MICHAEL 

 PETERS 

Vice President

TB12

TB12 is a health, wellness, and fitness brand that sells supplements, apparel, exercise equipment, protein powders, and much more. Whether you’re a professional athlete or simply want to stay active, TB12 is centered around a holistic philosophy for health and wellness by using workouts and nutrition to help you do what you love, longer.

 NIK 

 SHARMA 

Advisor, Investor

Sanzo | Caraway | Judy

Today, Nik is an investor and advisor in some of the leading and up and coming digitally native brands where he is helping to lead them through unimaginable growth. In this session, Nik will be playing the role of investor + advisor to Caraway, Sanzo, Judy, and many others.

Ecommerce Advisor

Hoonigan and Leno's Garage.

One of the most highly regarded independent consultants in his industry, Kurt Elster is a Senior Ecommerce Consultant who helps Shopify merchants uncover hidden profits in their websites.

 KURT 

 ELSTER 

 RYAN 

 TREFT 

Founder & Partner

Coalatree | Peejamas

Peejamas is your alternative to diapers. They are absorbent, reusable potty training pants.

Coalatree brings elements of the outdoors and the city life together by designing functional, stylish apparel and accessories you can take anywhere, from MTN 2 CTY.

 GERARD 

 ECKER 

Founder & CEO

Ocean & Co

Based in New York, Ocean and Co. sells high-quality jewelry and eco-friendly accessories with a mission to raise awareness of the impact that pollution has on our oceans. They donate a portion of each sale to organizations that are actively cleaning the oceans and create educational materials to reduce ocean pollution. 

 ANASTASIA 

 ALLISON 

Founder & CEO

Kula Cloth

Kula Cloth is a reusable, intentionally designed antimicrobial pee cloth product that eliminates toilet paper waste in the wilderness. It’s a great Leave No Trace alternative that’s both comfortable and has a positive impact on the environment.

 LANIE 

 DEPASQUALE 

Director of Digital

Kopari Beauty

At Kopari, we coconut like we give a damn. We're unnaturally obsessed with all things au naturel. We're passionate about products that make you look gorgeous with ingredients that make you feel great. personal care. bodycare.

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This week's speaker

KIRSTEN GREEN

Founding Partner, Forerunner Ventures

Combining a unique and unconventional blend of professional history and acquired investment experience, Kirsten formed San Francisco-based Forerunner Ventures in 2010, where she serves as Founder and Managing Partner. Noticing that consumer preferences were influx and business processes were ripe for improvement, Kirsten developed a pacesetter mentality and analytical eye to remain ahead of experience-driven trends and identify compelling platforms and visionary entrepreneurs.

As a founder, Kirsten has lead efforts to raise over $750M from leading institutional investors and Forerunner has invested in more than 85 companies. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Glossier, Faire, Ritual, The Yes, Curated among other Forerunner portfolio companies. She also served on the board of Dollar Shave Club and Bonobos, two Forerunner portfolio companies with notable sale transactions.

This week's speakers

TAYLOR HOLIDAY

Founding Partner, 4x400

Taylor Holiday is the CEO of Common Thread Collective, a digital growth agency, and Founding Partner of 4x400, a modern holidng company for building a collection of digitally native brands. He's a former professional baseball player who lucked into entrepreneurship over a decade ago, Taylor lives in Southern California with his amazing wife and three kids — “who are my world.”

EDWARD WIMMER

Owner, ROAD iD

Edward Wimmer is the co-founder and CEO of ROAD iD, a premier line of safety identification tags and bracelets for runner id, cyclist id, medical id, bicycling id, and emergency medical id.  Founded in 1999, they’ve grown from Edward and his dad in the basement to 45 staff and shipping millions of units.