E-Com Connect


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About this event


Our event helps marketplace facilitators, service providers, aggregators, and retailers connect and learn what’s changing in the fast-paced world of eCommerce. Our event brings in a wide range of experience from sellers who are just testing the water to c-suite executives of fortune 500 companies. Don’t miss the chance to grow your business and your network.

Speaker Information

Emmett Kilduff

Co-Founder & CEO, The Fortia Group

Emmett has had a strong interest in eCommerce since he completed a Masters in eCommerce in 1999. With over a decade in leading investment banks Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, Emmett has billions of dollars of corporate finance expertise across equity, credit, and M&A. Emmett overseas all the deals that The Fortia Group advises on.

Zach Atherton

Lead Writer and Director of the Harmon Brothers Writers Room

Zach, whose scripts have generated over 1.5 billion views, three quarters of a billion dollars in sales, and are behind viral ads like Lume, Squatty Potty, and Kodiak Cakes. He has a bachelor’s degree in professional writing, a master’s degree in public administration, and a juris doctorate which just barely qualifies him to write ads about poop and body odor. Before joining the HB team, Zach was the owner and director of ImprovBroadway, Utah’s highest-rated comedy theater as well as the showrunner for the Dry Bar Comedy series A Night At The ImprovBroadway which have been viewed over 30 million times online. In addition to generating millions in sales, Zach and the Writer’s Room’s comedic scripts generated over $20M in investments for original TV shows like The Tuttle Twins and Riot And The Dance. He’s also a writer on the award-winning TV show, The Tuttle Twins which is the largest crowdfunded children’s TV show in history as well as the only program in the world with a Cuban that grandma flies around on a time-traveling wheelchair. Zach is also partnered with Harmon Brothers, Dry Bar Comedy, and Colin Mochrie from Whose Line is it Anyway? to create the first ever platform for improv comedy specials called Dry Bar Unscripted. Zach loves making people laugh and sharing good products, services, and content to the world. And he’ll gladly write hilarious, high-conversion sales scripts for anyone who needs them. All he asks in return is love, respect, and a lot of money.

Harmon Brothers Website

Lesley Hensell

Director of client services at Riverbend Consulting,

Lesley oversees the client services team for Riverbend Consulting, which solves problems for Amazon sellers and vendors. She has personally helped hundreds of third-party sellers get their suspended Amazon accounts and ASINs back up and running. Lesley leverages two decades as a small business consultant to solve the underlying business issues in online retail businesses, resulting in improved operations and profitability. She has been an Amazon seller for a decade, thanks to her boys (20 and 14) who do most of the heavy lifting. A lifelong Longhorns fan, Lesley earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and volunteering for A Wish With Wings, a wish-granting organization for little Texans with life-threatening conditions.

Riverbend Consulting Website

Anthony Cofrancesco

Director of Business Development at Data Dive

He’s the previous owner of Virtuous Graphics, a marketing agency offering copywriting, graphic design, photography, and videography to Amazon sellers. He even worked at Amazon early in his career. This Maryland native is fond of hiking, creating amazing video footage using his drone, and connecting with all types of people from all regions of the world. Catch Anthony on many webinars, podcasts, and speaking engagements on Amazon, creative output, and cross-cultural people management.

Data-Dive Website

Steven Pope

Founder of My Amazon Guy

My Amazon Guy IS a marketing agency with 250+ brands managed. Steven started his career as a TV reporter in Idaho, then was an eCommerce Director for 10 years for brands ranging from Gold & Silver Coins to Women’s Plus Size Clothing. Steven then created My Amazon Guy, a 300+ employee agency that focuses on growing traffic and sales on Amazon. Steven not only owns MAG but also My Refund Guy, 2 Amazon Brands: Momstir & Age of Sage, and a Holster company HOLSTIT. Steven has more than 1000 tutorial videos on YouTube showing how to handle ANY problem faced on Amazon and has interviewed every major player in the Amazon space on his podcast.

My Amazon Guy Website

Manish Chowdhary

Founder & CEO of Cahoot

Manish Chowdhary is the Founder and CEO of Cahoot and Pulse Commerce. Manish provides business and technology leadership to Cahoot and Pulse Commerce and its clients. With Manish’s guidance, Cahoot and Pulse Commerce continuously innovates, nurtures, and develops solutions that provide the right blend of technology, infrastructure, and services required for merchants to thrive. Manish holds an honary doctorate of humane letters and a bachelor's in computer engineering from the University of Bridgeport.

Cahoot Website

Sebastian Stanley-Jones

Director of Global Business at Accel Club Development

Sebastien Stanley-Jones is the Director of Global Business Development at Accel Club. He was previously Director of Business development at Moonshot Brands (YC W21) and prior to that a founding member at Clearco, leading the in-market and product development function (Clearco is the only Canadian investment by Softbank). He holds a Masters in Innovation from Smith School of Business.

Accel Club Website

Mark Casey

CEO of The House of AMZ

For the past 7 years, Mark has studied the Amazon algorithm to understand how it works and how we can work along with it to rank products. He has traveled the world to speak and share these techniques with the largest sellers worldwide.

Mark’s personal background is marketing and branding having brands of his own and along with his Amazon knowledge working under the 9 figure brand. Combining those together is how House of AMZ was born. Where Mark can help to optimize your products and brand not only for the outside world but mainly on Amazon which is its own ecosystem in itself.

The House of AMZ Website

Irving Safdieh

President of Project Retail

Project Retail leverages our relationships with top e-commerce brands to bring fully vetted products to retail shelves. A seasoned retail industry veteran, Irv successfully places e-commerce brands on retailer shelves. He spent more than 15 years in wholesale, selling products to department stores, dollar stores, and everything in between. His expertise includes annual replenishment programs, seasonal in-and-outs, and retailer private label programs.

Project Retail Website

Philip Jepsen

CEO of ManageByStats

Philip has extensive experience with Information Technology, Online Sales & Marketing and Manufacturing. He currently works as CEO of ManageByStats (a tool suite for Amazon Sellers) and Wild Naturals (all-natural health and beauty products), and helping others with mentoring and expanding their online businesses. He has extensive wholesale and retail sales experience including high-volume sales to many US Federal Government agencies (DOE, DARPA, FDA, DOD (Pentagon), DOS, NIST, NIH, NOAA, Director of National Intelligence, etc) and large corporations in the Washington DC area. Since 2013, Philip has focused with great success on e-commerce using Amazon and Shopify.

Jeff Oxford

is a world-renowned eCommerce SEO expert, consultant, speaker and writer. He

has helped 100’s of eCommerce businesses increase keyword rankings, website traffic and

revenue through SEO for over 10 years.

Amore Philip

CEO & Dir. Of Public Relations of AOPR

Amore has directed PR engagements and produced events for many private and public sector businesses. Clients include TEDx Water Street, Department of Sanitation, BINOX, Bottomline Construction & Development, Fashion Week Brooklyn, and City Girl Beauty Project, to name a few. Notable projects include Statues for Equality; a project produced by renowned Australian Public Artists Gillie & Mark, featuring 10 Bronze Statues honoring Oprah Winfrey, PINK, Gabby Douglas, Tererai Trent, Janet Mock, Tracy Dyson, Jane Goodall, Cate Blanchett, Cheryl Strayed, and Nicole Kidman. Before launching her agency Apples & Oranges Public Relations (a NY State certified Minority Woman Business Enterprise/MWBE), Amore attended LIM College, where she studied Fashion Merchandising and Marketing while working in the fashion, architecture & design industries as an Account Executive. Since 2010, under Amore’s direction, her agency grew from a one-woman shop to a 4-person agency by 2017; to a boutique operation with over 15 employees pre COVID 19. Throughout her career, Amore has also secured media placement and coverage in top-tier media outlets, including Forbes, Business Insider, Oprah Daily, NY Times and CBS Radio, to name a few. Amore is a recipient of the 2020 Stevie Award for Women in Business, and an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program.

Tim Nelson


Timothy E. Nelson, CPA offers accounting and tax services for Amazon Sellers across the nation. He is a trusted business advisor who is known for his premier and reliable services. Timothy E. Nelson works with clients who work in e-commerce and Amazon sales in every state. As a business owner himself, he understands that your tax and accounting needs will change throughout your lifetime, not only because of changes in tax laws.

Paul Rafelson

Managing Attorney, Rafelson Law PLLC

Paul Rafelson is an experienced attorney with over 15 years in complex Corporate, Tax Intellectual Property and M&A matters. He is also a trusted resource in the ecom world, regularly quoted in the news on matters involving Amazon and ecommerce. Paul was also the most-cited source of information in the US government's investigation into Amazon’s business practices as it pertains to third-party merchants.Prior to starting a private practice dedicated to the needs of ecommerce businesses, Paul spent the majority of his career in-house at some of the largest companies in the world such as Microsoft, Walmart and General Electric.

Frank Acosta

Founder of Creative Percent

The Creative Percent is a branding agency serving clients in the e-commerce sector, helping them to create distinctive, alluring brands. Frank began his career in 2009, working as a broadcaster’s assistant. Honoring his love for all things creative, Frank founded Creative Percent in 2016, a niche agency designed to build iconic brands, launch new companies and reinvent established ones.

Creative Percent Website


Recording Artist + Serial Entrepreneur

D'vyne has executive positions in 3 businesses. She is the Founder/CEO of the music production company, MooShooBeatz Productions. Their music has been placed in indie films and partnered with BeatStars and Sony Music Publishing. She is the Vice President of Devyne Business Consulting, working with over 50+ clients in the past 3 years. Lastly, she is the Founder of the upcoming AR-based luxury clothing brand, Lusso Grandeur. With all of her accomplishments as a young adult, D’vyne is striving for bigger heights, with goals of building all of her businesses and impacting millions of people with her words and even better, her actions.


Ecom Exit Group


Brooklyn, NY

Date & Time

Nov. 24, 2022, 6 p.m. - Nov. 24, 2022, 11 p.m.



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