1th Annual Conference: Friday February 17th, 2017

Conference Agenda

Keynote Speaker

Gaetano Sciuto

President, Fendi Americas

Gaetano Sciuto is an international executive with a proven record in business management, global operations and sales & marketing specifically in consumer products and business to business within luxury, leisure wear and sport industries. He assumed the position of President of Fendi Americas on September 1, 2013. Prior to his current position, Sciuto held the role of Fendi’s Director of Licensing and Accessories, a role held since 2008 and in which he spearheaded the worldwide brand’s development in product categories such as timepieces, home, fragrance, eyewear, textiles and children’s wear. Earlier in his career, Sciuto worked for companies such as Sebastian International, Lotto Sport and Sola International, acquired by Carl Zeiss in 2005. In both companies he served as Worldwide Managing Director for their Sun Business unit.

Gaetano holds a Master’s Degree from the American Graduate school of International Management (Thunderbird) and a degree in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and speaks four languages.

Sciuto has been married for 7 years to his wife Stefania and has one wonderful son.


Past conference programming:






10th Annual Conference: Age of #MortartoMobile

10th Annual Conference: Age of #MortartoMobile

Participating Companies: LVMH, Gap, Minibar, Soulcycle, Kurt Salmon, Aerin, Cadillac, Empowered by You, Michel et Augustine, 



Chris Fiore (CEO, Henri Bendel); Robin Lewis (Founder & CEO of the Robin Report & Author of The New Rules of Retail); Jeff Chapin (Co-founder & Head of Production at Casper); Carole Silverman (CEO of the Americas, Caudalie)









Don Watros (President, Hudson's Bay Company); Andy Dunn (Founder and CEO, Bonobos); Emmanuel Perin (President and CEO, Cartier North America); Sarah Robb O'Hagan (President, Equinox); Nanette 


Stephen M. Ross (Chairman and Founder, Related Companies); Andrew Rosen (President and Founder, Theory); Ronaldo Stern (Managing Director, H.Stern); Rebecca Minkoff (Designer and Co-Founder, Rebecca Minkoff) and Uri Minkoff  (CEO and Co-Founder, Rebecca Minkoff)






Richard A. Baker (CEO, Hudson's Bay Company); Amy Shecter (President, C. Wonder); Adam Saper (CFO, Eataly); Julie Flakstad (Creative Director and Founder, Blow)

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