Matthew Berglass, President, Berglass+Associates Katrina Lake, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Stitch Fix Dmitri Siegel, Vice President, E-Commerce & Global Creative Director, Patagonia
Lisa Lockwood, News Director, WWD – Leader
Matthew Berglass is President of Berglass+Associates, an executive search firm serving the retail industry in both the traditional brick-and-mortar and pure-play digital spaces.
Since joining the firm in 1994, Mr. Berglass has focused
on helping retail, wholesale, and digital/direct companies
evolve into omnichannel brands through his recruiting
efforts. With such notable placements as Sharen Turney
as Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Direct and
Michael MacDonald as Chief Executive Officer of DSW,
Mr. Berglass has demonstrated his expertise in matching
executive talent with brands and retailers poised for growth.
Prior to joining Berglass+Associates, Mr. Berglass spent
five years at Liz Claiborne Inc., where he participated in
the Careers in Management executive training program.
Following that, he served as a sales and marketing executive for two of the company’s divisions—Women’s Sportswear Collection and LizWear Casual Denim.
Outside of the office, Mr. Berglass is a registered USA
Boxing Amateur competitor. His passion for giving back
has included working with the not-for-profit educational
support organization A Better Chance, an organization
that encourages the development of young and
underprivileged athletes engaged in the sport of boxing.
Katrina is passionate about helping women achieve everyday confidence. She founded Stitch Fix to help women everywhere discover and explore their style through a truly customer-focused shopping experience.
Prior to starting Stitch Fix, Katrina developed extensive experience at the intersection of fashion, retail, and technology. She managed the blogger platform at venture-backed social commerce company Polyvore and consulted with a variety of e-commerce and traditional retailers during her time at The Parthenon Group. Additionally, she has invested in and worked with dozens of entrepreneurs and start-ups at Leader Ventures.
Katrina holds a B.S. in Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Lisa Lockwood is News Director for WWD at Fairchild Fashion Media.
Milton Pappas is the president of e-commerce at Jones Group. Pappas was vice president of e-commerce customer experience at Toys ‘R’ Us Inc. and was executive vice president of business development at Redcats USA.