We focus on curating a rockstar line-up of speakers, from in and outside of wine, to introduce new ideas, share their sucess and envoke discussion.
THE WINE INDUSTRY DATA SUMMIT
Stay tuned we will be announcing the next Transforming Wine Summit in 2020.
Once a year we gather the great minds at the forefront of changing the wine industry not just to listen, but to talk, share ideas, and collaborate.
Data holds the power to help us see around corners and push the bounderies of the status quo with intention so wine brands can make more informed decisions that drive sucess.
INSPIRING SPEAKERS AND WINE INDUSTRY LEADERS CONVERGE FOR 1 EPIC DAY TO DISCUSS USING DATA TO TRANSFORM THE WAY WE MARKET AND SELL WINE.
What Attendees Have Said
“Thank you for challenging us to think differently.”Michelle PerryConstellation Brands
“Informative and forward-leaning! ”Brian ShapiroGary Ferrell Vineyards & Winery
“Fan-Tastic! I think what made this a valuable eventSean BennetNew Zealand Trade and Enterprise
was the combination of small size, exclusivity,
high-caliber speakers AND guests”
2019 Speaker Line-up
We hand picked this group of leaders, each a master of their respective craft to inspire, enlighten and envoke discussion around the use of data and analytics.
Kara has received numerous accolades, including being named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Northern California, one of In Style’s 2019 Badass 50, one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business and one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. The Huffington Post listed her as one of six disruptors in business, alongside Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.
Previously, Kara was at AOL, where she helped lead the growth of its shopping and ecommerce
business to over $1 billion.
In 2016, she launched The Kara Network, a mentoring platform to help other entrepreneurs, and she recently launched the podcast Unstoppable, where she interviews disruptors across various industries.
Michael has been in the marketing research industry for over 20 years and has held senior executive positions in client services, product development, and business development. Michael is an award-winning researcher and is a MRIA's “Best in Class” award recipient in 2003 for the best overall research study in Canada, and more recently “Best Paper” at the November 2012 ESOMAR Digital 3D Dimensions conference in Amsterdam.
He is a Certified Marketing Research Professional (CMRP) and has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from McMaster University.
Currently, her multi-discplinary team of like-minded scientists, technologists and business leaders:
- Identify growth opportunities for the winery
- create new technology, product and brand innovation and
- launch new opportunities into the marketplace
Jeff was the co-founder and CEO of Crashlytics, an award-winning mobile crash-reporting service that's installed on over 5 Billion active smartphones worldwide. After Twitter acquired Crashlytics in 2013, he was named Senior Director, Developer Platform and oversaw Twitter's developer- and publisher-facing product efforts. Crashlytics was then acquired by Google in 2017 and is now the de-facto crash reporting solution for Android.
Jeff previously co-founded Increo in 2007 and served as its COO until its acquisition by Box in 2009. At Box, he was the Engineering Manager for desktop sync and mobile, and led the company's R&D office in Boston.
He is a frequent presenter on both entrepreneurial and technical topics, and has lectured at Stanford, Harvard, and MIT.