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Jennifer Guhl
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The Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit will not only celebrate its 20th anniversary this year, but it's stacked the speaker lineup with a cadre of innovative perspectives. 

The Summit will convene retail and consumer goods executives to share insights on the strategies and tactics for measuring success within the industry. Held Oct. 4-6 at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, TX, industry leaders will discuss innovative strategies to leverage next-gen technology to spur future growth. 

The Summit will also feature networking opportunities for attendees and solution partners, including a “Power Hour” featuring rapid-fire meetings with peer sales, marketing, and operations executives and influencers.

“We have seen tremendous disruption in our industry within the last five years. Gaining alignment on true business objectives and developing a roadmap to deliver on success is critical,” said Albert Guffanti, VP and group publisher of CGT and the retail technology group at EnsembleIQ. “Our 20th anniversary Summit is the place for leaders to exchange ideas, inspiration and strategies to prepare for the next quantum leap in innovation.” 

Qualified consumer goods executives and retailers here.are invited to attend. Register here.

Sessions will feature leading consumer goods and retail executives ranging from maximizing the brand experience to exploring sales innovative partnerships for future growth. Take a closer look at the full sessions below.


justin forsett cgsm

Justin Forsett, CEO, Hustle Clean

Keynote Address: From the Backfield to the Boardroom: Justin Forsett’s Playbook for Unstoppable CPG Success

Justin Forsett, CEO and co-founder of personal care products company Hustle Clean and celebrated NFL running back, will share inspiring lessons and the leadership traits required to define true CPG success. Attendees will be inspired with actionable plans to develop the winning strategy for business growth.


Kevin Gokey

Jon Harding, SVP, Global CIO, Conair

Kevin Gokey, SVP and Global CIO, Church & Dwight

Redefining Success: The New Metrics of Innovation    

Jon Harding Conair

The Consumer Goods Sales & Marketing Summit has come a long way in 20 years. We’ve seen more innovation and disruption within the last five years than in the previous 15, and the trajectory of innovation is poised to take another quantum leap. As the industry redefines what success looks like, organizations must realign their teams with today’s crucial technologies and KPIs. This powerhouse CIO panel will share how they’ve raised the bar for success within their organization — including redefining and implementing the most important new metrics — and executed to achieve true innovation. 

Chidi Alams

Chidi Alams, CIO, Just Born

Closing Keynote Address: Building a True Transformation Roadmap

Alams will share how the maker of iconic candy brands Mike and Ike, Peeps, Hot Tamales, and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews Just Born took a holistic approach to creating new business models. Through laying the foundation of business transformation, Alams will walk attendees through the development of actionable plans to guide successful changes in their businesses.


Bhaumik Sharma

Bhaumik Sharma, Senior Director Commercial Technology, Kellogg's

Kavita Thekkakara, BI Director, Coty

Mark Edmonson

Mark Edmonson, CMO, Materne North America

Panel: Predicting Unforgettable Brand Experiences for Tomorrow's Consumer

Kavita CGSM

Sharma, Thekkakara, and Edmonson will discuss how companies can leverage interactive, data-powered experiences to close the gap between GCs and consumers. The trio will highlight how companies can deliver value-added brand experiences, helping to predict future trends and products consumers will be interested in. 


Cherie Leonard

Cherie Leonard, Senior Director of North America Insights, Colgate-Palmolive

Aaron Mizrahai, Director of Amazon, Hero Cosmetics

Panel: Unwrapping Retail Media ROI

Aaron Mizrahi Hero Cosmetics

Leonard and Mizrahai will discuss the growth of retail media and navigating fragmentation challenges that can impede success. Panelists will discuss critical considerations such as integration, ROI, and compliance.


Quynh Dang

Quynh Dang, VP of Brand, Nanit

TJ Hanel, Director Omni eCommerce Demand Platform Lead, Kellanova (Formerly Kellogg Company)

Collaborative Commerce: Building Win/Win Retail Relationships

TJ Hanel Kellanova

Marry the rapid increase of emerging technologies with an uncertain economic environment, and you get a business relationship that’s only sustainable through fresh, creative thinking. Ever-evolving consumer demands are requiring CGs to re-evaluate how their retail partnerships are delivering mutual value — and where both parties need to step up their games. This session will share insight into what’s needed to win in a channelless world — and what’s required from a successful partnership to get you there.


Sarb Dhanjal CGSM

Sarb Dhanjal, Senior Director, Consumer Insights, Business Analytics, and Consumer Advocacy, Blue Diamond Growers

Success Redefined: Leveraging the New Metrics of Innovation

Dhanjal will deliver a presentation during “How an Insights Function Can Be a Driving Force for Innovation” to examine how Blue Diamond Growers took a small marketing pilot using decision intelligence and demand generation approaches to propel the adoption of value propositions across the industry. She specializes in building and transforming functions and capabilities with leading-edge approaches in behavioral science and visual storytelling.


Kalindi Mehta Estee Lauder

Kalindi Mehta, VP, Consumer Foresight and Predictive Analytics, The Estee Lauder Companies

Mehta drives digital transformation in insights capabilities concerning trends and consumer behaviors, helping to predict future trends in the fast-moving beauty and cosmetics industry.

A 20-year industry veteran, she has worked across multiple geographies in insights and analytics roles throughout North America, Asia, the Pacific, the Philippines, and India, including working with Colgate-Palmolive, leading the team driving brand and innovation strategies, and expanding upon data-driven consumer insights capabilities.