Module 2: Facebook Case Studies & Facebook IQ. This half-day event will feature thought leaders from academia and industry who will speak about everything from Facebook's continuing IPO debacle to adapting a brand's Facebook strategy to new products and platform updates. Plus, case studies and best practices presented by some of the prestige industry's most innovative brands. KAREN CHAN | Social Media Marketing Specialist & CERI PHILLIPS | Senior Digital Marketing Manager, Bare Escentuals: Bare Escentuals: A Case Study; JOHANNA MURPHY | VP, eCommerce & LINDSAY KNAAK-STUART | Director of Marketing Strategy, Kate Spade New York: Kate Spade: A Case Study; MAUREEN MULLEN | Research & Advisory Lead, L2: Facebook IQ."
Karen Chan is a Senior Specialist, Digital Marketing, for Bare Escentuals. Karen graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, before beginning her career in public relations and social media at Edelman. As social media started to evolve into a compelling marketing channel, Karen moved to the retail side to take on Bare Escentuals’ social media marketing program. There she is responsible for the company’s Facebook pages and YouTube channels for its bareMinerals and Buxom brands, advancing a social media strategy and roadmap for the Americas region and working on new social media initiatives.
Lindsay Knaak-Stuart has been a marketing professional for over 13 years having started her career in account management and working at various large and small agencies in San Francisco, CA. It was her transition to retail and working 7 years for Gap Inc. both in San Francisco on the domestic business and in New York on the international franchise business that solidified her passion for developing strategies for iconic brands. Hired in February 2011 as Director of Marketing Strategy for kate spade new york, Lindsay oversees the retail, digital and social channels for the brand in the US and UK.
Maureen leads L2’s research and advisory group and has benchmarked and/or developed digital and social media initiatives for over 300 prestige brands. She began her career at Triage Consulting Group in San Francisco. At Triage, she led several managed care payment review and payment benchmarking projects for hospitals including UCLA Medical Center, UCSF, and HCA. She has gone on to lead research and consulting efforts focused on digital media, private banking, M&A, insurance industry risk management, and renewable energy economics for professional firms and academics. Maureen has a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from NYU Stern.
Johanna Murphy is the VP of eCommerce at kate spade new york, where she is responsible for the sales growth, marketing, merchandising, fulfillment and customer experience of katespade.com and jackspade.com. Prior to joining kate spade new york, Johanna was Vice President of eCommerce at GSI Commerce, where she led the fashion and luxury practice, serving clients such as Burberry, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Betsey Johnson and Tumi. She also previously held Managing Director roles at both Razorfish and Scient.
Ceri Phillips is the Senior Manager, Digital Marketing, for Bare Escentuals. Ceri gained her undergraduate degree in the UK and her MBA in Canada. Her 12 years in the marketing world encompass a broad range of experiences at companies ranging in size from 20 to more than 100,000 employees, including both online and traditional media, and successfully engaging with customers and business partners in the consumer goods, haute-couture bridal, travel and high-tech sectors. She is currently focused on developing digital strategies, including email, social and paid advertising, for Bare Escentuals’ bareMinerals and Buxom brands for the Americas region.