The Sweet Spot: Meet Magento New York 2015, “Where Retail Meets Technology”

New York, NY – October 9, 2015 – Hashtags and dance crews, Meet Magento New York 2015 kicked off in downtown Manhattan on September 21st. Attended by seasoned experts and innovative sponsors from all around the world, the event made waves throughout the eCommerce industry. With networking opportunities, brilliant speakers and panels, and a Keynote presentation that will be talked about for years to come, the tagline “Where Retail Meets Technology” truly embodied the successful event hosted by the NYC-based Magento Silver Solutions Partner, Interactiv4.

The groundbreaking presentations ranged in topic addressing subjects in both development and business including, Magento security, analytics, marketing, open source code and revenue recovery. Some highlights of the event included, “Ask a Magento Ceritified Solution Specialist,” which was a panel that included Jenna Warren, the Executive Vice President of Creatuity Corp., Kimberely Thomas, the Managing Director of Interactiv4, Phillip Jackson of Something Digital, and Michael Turk, a Partner at Flagbit, that allowed the audience to ask any questions they liked, gaining insight from these experienced professionals. More highlights included a workshop entitled, “Magento Kickstarter” led by Brent Peterson of Wagento and Deryck Harlick of Magetraining, Jonny Dixon’s presentation on multichannel marketing and Karen Baker’s talk on shipping in the eCommerce industry. Overall, the event was a smashing success, teaching eCommerce beginners and experts alike how to better their businesses.

The highlight of the event was Bob Schwartz’s Keynote presentation on how he built leading eCommerce companies. Imparting his wisdom and personal insight on how to be successful in this industry, he also taught the audience a huge life lesson—how to open a beer bottle with a wedding ring. Bob would like to thank everyone for their time and attention, and that he still bleeds that Magento Orange! If you would like to see the videos Bob used to emphasize the power of Brand vs. Commodity, you can click here ( to access them.

Among the talented speakers and dedicated sponsors, the event also had endless food, an open bar and even had an unbelievable dance crew that got the party going at the cocktail reception. All in all, the event was one for the books! If you would like any more information about Meet Magento, please go to

About interactiv4, Inc. Interactiv4 ( is a Magento Silver Solution Partner and global e-commerce solution provider, which has operated with international brands since 2010. Founder and CEO Ignacio Riesco and Partner Juan Alcántara have been involved in the eCommerce industry for over a decade, applying their strong IT background to companies on an international level. A few years ago, interactiv4 expanded its global footprint, with the launch of a new office in New York City. Led by its Managing Director, Kimberely Thomas, the New York office offers brands extensive expertise in e-commerce development. During the recent expansion, Ivan Chepurnyi also joined interactiv4 as CTO.