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 Read more ›

Speaker Series: A Love Story!

Meet Magento is officially 3 days away! We are getting prepared, running around and finishing up all the last minute things we need to do to make this event happen! This means that this is our last Speaker Series. For our last Speaker Series we are featuring something very special. Ever wonder how you’ll meet Read more ›

Speaker Series: James Cowie, Luis Tineo, Robert Brodie and Brendan Falkowski

With Meet Magento New York 2015 in just four days, the Speaker Series is coming to a close. So today’s blog is jam-packed with speakers on our Tech/Development Track who have not yet been featured. Those people are: James Cowie, Luis Tineo, Robert Brodie and Brendan Falkowski. James Cowie is a certified Magento developer with Read more ›

Speaker Series: Mark Brinton and Benno Lipert

With Meet Magento next week(!), the Speaker Series is quickly coming to a close. Today’s blog will be about the last two speakers who are on our Business Track that have not yet been featured: Mark Brinton and Benno Lippert. Benno Lippert is a seasoned expert who has over 15 years of experience in IT. He Read more ›

Speaker Series: Jerry Eadeh, Aric Watson and Kurt Theobald

Similar to yesterdays Speaker Series, we are going to feature speakers from some of our Sponsor companies. Today, we will feature the speakers from our Platinum Sponsor companies: Nexcess and Nucleus Commerce. First up, we will do the guys coming to us from Nexcess, Jerry Eadeh and Aric Watson. Jerry Eadeh is currently the Senior Read more ›

Speaker Series: Eric Hileman, Carl Hartmann and Jonny Dixon

Today on our Speaker Series we are featuring three people who work for three of our Gold Sponsor companies, MageMojo, Temando and dotMailer. First up is Eric Hileman. This expert is a self-proclaimed “lifelong learner and computer geek.” He has been coding since he was 10, self-teaching himself with whatever he could get his hands Read more ›

Speaker Series: Lauren Tesar and Alan Glazer

Today on our Speaker Series we will be highlighting two speakers who are on our Business Track of our Breakout Sessions: Lauren Tesar and Alan Glazer! Lauren Tesar is an experience marketer, who graduated with a Marketing and Communications degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has been working the marketing world for Read more ›

“Ask a Magento Certified Solution Specialist” – A Breakout Session at this year’s Meet Magento New York.

At Meet Magento New York 2015, we hope all of our attendees are able to interact with industry leaders, network with fellow techies and leave feeling like you really learned something. We have many talented industry leaders coming from all over the world who are definitely capable of inspiring and engaging the audience in their Read more ›

Speaker Series: Jan Soerensen and Antony McGregor Dey

The two speakers that we are highlighting today are employees from two companies who are Silver Sponsor of Meet Magento New York 2015: Nosto and Emarsys! Nosto is a company that is rethinking online marketing automation. They provide solutions for online marketing automation for the global eCommerce industry and now serve over 1200 online stores… Read more ›

Press Release: interactiv4 Hosts the Most Powerful Annual Gathering of Retail and eCommerce Leaders in New York City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, New York- September 10, 2015- On September 21st and 22nd, retail and technology leaders alike are gathering at the Digital Sandbox in downtown New York City at Meet Magento New York 2015. Hosting this event is Interactiv4, a NYC-based Magento Silver Solution Partner that plans to recreate the electric and Read more ›

Speaker Series: Fabrizio Branca and Lee Saferite

Next up on the Speaker Series are two industry leaders that are on our Developer track, Fabrizio Branca and Lee Saferite. What do they have in common? They are both work at AOE Media, a leading provider of Enterprise Open Source web solutions. Fabrizio Branca is the Lead System Developer at AOE. For this event, Read more ›

Speaker Series: Brent Peterson and Deryck Harlick

Today on the Meet Magento NY Speaker Series we have two people who will be joining us at in New York on September 21 and 22, Deryck Harlick and Brent Peterson! These two great guys are going to be the ones doing the 1-hour Workshop at this year’s Meet Magento NY. Their MMNY Workshop is going Read more ›

Speaker Series: Karen Baker

Meet Karen Baker. Karen has been writing her own programs since age 9… so you can say that she’s experienced! Her passion for IT still perseveres today, as she is the Founder and CEO of WebShopApps.com. Karen attended The University of Hull, where she graduated with a degree in Computer Science. Since then, she has Read more ›

Speaker Series: Kevin Bortnick and Jakub Winkler

Today on our Speaker Series, we have two speakers tointroduce! One is Kevin Bortnick, a Senior Magento Solutions Architect at Clustrix, and Jakub Winkler, the CEO of Q-Solutions Studio. What do these two have in common? Well, both are on the Developer track of our Breakout Sessions and both of the companies they work for are Read more ›

Speaker Series: Mark Shust

Next up on our Speaker Series is Mark Shust, who is a lead eCommerce developer and solutions architect for Mage Inferno. He actually founded this company and is currently the CEO, providing expert advice on Magento 2 Modules. Furthermore, Mark has been an Innovation Engineer for Chanj POS since July 2013, where he co-founded the Read more ›

Speaker Series: Paul Rogers

Next up on our Speaker Series is Paul Rogers, a digital marketing professional with a lot of experience under his belt. He has been working in retail-focused digital marketing industry for over eight years, working in-house, agency-side and as an independent consultant. Fortunately for us, he plans to come to Meet Magento NY to speak Read more ›

Speaker Series: Ben Marks

Ever wonder what a Magento Evangelist does in their free time? Well this specific one drums… and does a lot of it! Ben Marks, another Keynote Speaker at this year’s Meet Magento New York, has been a part of various bands as their drummer, but professionally is a Magento Evangelist and Magento trainer. Being a Read more ›

Speaker Series: Joshua Warren and Jenna Warren

At Meet Magento New York 2015, you can expect to hear from many different industry leaders, some who are new to this event and some who are returning. This year, we are pleased to welcome back two veteran Meet Magento New York speakers, Joshua Warren and Jenna Warren of Creatuity Corp.! Creatuity Corp., a company with Read more ›

Meet Magento New York 2nd Annual Hackathon

Want to network with some fellow developers? Come down to the Pre-Meet Magento New York Hackathon that is being sponsored by SUMO Heavy! These Magento hackathons have been going on since the first one took place in March 2012 in Germany. Now, Magento hackathons span across 8 countries and this will be the second Magento Read more ›

Speaker Series: Keynote Speaker Bob Schwartz

We are thrilled to announce that our keynote speaker is Bob Schwartz of 47B. In the early 1990’s, Bob began to self learn programming and C++, leading him to begin his career in eCommerce by selling computers on Prodigy prior to the internet even existing! Not long after, Bob was hired by Nordstrom to launch Read more ›

Press release: First Ever US-based “Meet Magento” Conference Electrifies the NYC E-Commerce and Tech Scene

Event Hosted by NYC-based Interactiv4 Hailed as Smashing Success Among Industry Veterans with Over 250 Attendees and 34 Speakers in its First US Edition New York, NY – September 30, 2014 – Amid the break-dancers, live graffiti artists, and caffeine-fueled hackathons, Interactiv4, Inc., a NYC-based Magento Silver Solution Partner, made ripples throughout the ecommerce industry Read more ›

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Interview with Viacheslav Kravchuk, CEO Atwix

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Viacheslav: I am the CEO and founder of Atwix i4: What is the thing you like most about working in eCommerce? Viacheslav: What excites me the most about helping eCommerce businesses is that you can see the impact of your work in Read more ›

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Discovering Joe Michalski, Strategic Partnerships Manager for Sage Payment processing division

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Joe: My name Is Joe Michalski and I manage strategic partnerships for Sage’s payment processing division. i4: What is the thing you like most about working in eCommerce? Joe: I love the challenge of solving new problems.  Supporting emerging technologies is very Read more ›

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Meeting Philip Jackson, Lead Magento Architect in Something Digital

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Philip: I am a the Lead Magento Architect at Something Digital NYC – a Magento Gold Partner. i4: Linux, Windows or Mac? Why? Philip: Mac OSX and Ubuntu Linux. I find that my workflow on a *nix system is so much more Read more ›

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Discovering Luz De-León, founder and Senior UX Consultant at Diga33!

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Luz: I am the founder and Senior UX Consultant at Diga33!. A small Customer Experience Consultancy in Madrid (Spain). We have been solving interface experience problems since 2007 for international clients such as BBVA, Santander Group, BMW and dozens of first level Read more ›

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Interview with Nilay Oza, CEO and Co-Founder of Klevu Ltd.

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Nilay: CEO and Co-founder of Klevu Ltd. i4: What is the thing you like most about working in eCommerce? Nilay: Great diversity, Global scope i4: Within the eCommerce universe, tell us whom do you know and what would you highlight from them? Read more ›

Interactiv4, Inc. Presents First “Meet Magento” Event in the Big Apple

Major E-commerce Conference Will Discuss Themes such as “Community” and Promote an “Open Exchange” of Ideas (New York, NY) – September 4th, 2014 – Interactiv4, Inc., a Magento Silver Solution Partner, and several technology and industry sponsors, will present the Meet Magento Conference (http://ny.meet-magento.com/) on September 22nd and 23rd, 2014. This annual community conference for Read more ›

The MMNY Evening Party – an “Old School” Networking Event!

Kimberely is teaming up with her old team from back in the days as a club promoter in NYC to bring you something special for the evening party. The event is going to be held in a turn of the century ballroom, and to complete the look we are going to bring you “old school” Read more ›

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Discovering Jenna Warren, Executive Vice-President in Creatuity Corp.

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Jenna: I am a Magento Certified Solution Specialist at Creatuity, a Magento Partner based in Dallas, Texas. I primarily consult with our Magento clients on Magento best-practices, new Magento site implementation planning, eCommerce strategy and conversion rate optimization. i4: What is the Read more ›

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Meeting Jonny Dixon, eCommerce Channel Manager in Dotmailer

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Jonny: I work for dotmailer a global email service provider who serves over 6000 clients across 150 countries who has a big focus on email automation for online retail.. I am the global ecommerce channel manager so I deal with Solution implementers Read more ›

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We interviewed Kuba Zwolinski, Founder & CEO at SNOWDOG

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Kuba: I work as a CEO at SNOWDOG. However I’m still responsible for some key projects and actively involved in process of designing and planning Magento e-commerce strategy combined with mobile technologies. i4: What is the thing you like most about working Read more ›

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Discovering Ignacio de Paula, CEO at Ebizmarts

i4:  Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Ignacio de Paula: I’m the CEO at ebizmarts. i4:  What is the thing you like most about working in eCommerce? Ignacio de Paula: I really like all the innovation and fresh ideas eCommerce brought into the commerce table. It’s incredible how fast Read more ›

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Meeting Luis Tineo, System Architect in Blue Acorn

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Luis: I work at Blue Acorn as the Systems Architect of DevOps Team. I work almost exclusively with Production sites, maintaining their overall health, keeping things performing well, assisting other developers with complex architectures and by and large moving the company towards Read more ›

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Interview with Daniel López, Co-Founder of Bitnami

We asked some questions about eCommerce to Daniel López, Co-Founder of Bitnami. i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Daniel Lopez, cofounder of Bitnami i4: What is the thing you like most about working in eCommerce? Bitnami provides one-click application deployment to the cloud. Ecommerce is just one of Read more ›

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Meeting Alexander Galtsow, VP Communications and Partnership at aheadworks

We asked Alexander Galtsow, the VP Communications and Partnership at aheadWorks, some questions about using a Magento platform for eCommerce. i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Galtsow: I coordinate partnerships at aheadWorks and spend most of my time nurturing our partner relations, as well as looking for new opportunities and Read more ›

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Discovering Hrvoje Jurišić, Certified Magento Frontend Developer at Inchoo

i4: Tell us about where do you work and what is your position. Jurišić: I work at Inchoo as a team leader and frontend developer. We are called Casablanca Team and we have 8 members. Sometimes, less often than I wish, I draw Inchooers comic strip. Hope to have more time for that in the Read more ›

15 things to do in NYC

Looking to experience the ultimate New York City during your stay for Meet Magento New York? The Big Apple is famous for all of its food and entertainment attractions, historic haunts and a few other unique must-do’s. We’ve put together a list of our local recommendations for things you don’t want to miss – only Read more ›