eTail Canada 2017

May 16 - 18, 2017

Hyatt Regency Toronto, ON


 Joseph Thompson
Joseph Thompson VP, Marketing & Growth BuildDirect Technolgies
At BuildDirect, Joseph sits on the executive committee, and oversees brand, digital marketing, sales, customer service, business development, public relations, communications, merchandising, design and investor relations. He is an e-commerce and innovation executive, with over 15 years in leadership positions at Amazon and Procter & Gamble. He has extensive experience operating end-to-end businesses and leading organizations across companies and cultures in Asia, North America, South America, and Europe.  Joseph is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business and Economics.

Day One: Borderless Commerce And Beyond

9:40 AM The Future Of Retail

Retail has changed (and it isn’t going back). With the explosion of choice and information, it’s no longer sufficient to benchmark the best in industry and innovate to where they are now. Take a deep dive into the reality of platforms and how & why you need to get in now. Presented by Joseph Thompson, former GM of Retail at Amazon and currently building the new platform for home improvement as Vice President of Marketing & Growth at BuildDirect.