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LAUNCH|Talk: Successful E-Commerce 101

April 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Join our panel to discuss everything about building a dedicated e-commerce business, from adding an e-commerce component to a traditional brick and mortar business to building a successful side hustle on Amazon.

Panelists include Jim Teece, Oscar Castro, Sabina King and Brandon Kirkland.

Oscar Castro is VP eCommerce at Harry & David and is responsible for enhancing the digital customer experience and driving eCommerce revenue for Medford based Harry & David, part of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. family of gifting brands. Since joining the company in 2017, Oscar has led efforts to develop digital capabilities, drive cross-channel integration and deliver an
enhanced shopping experience to customers. Prior to this role, Oscar spent several years at Big Lots, Sears and Kmart leading omnichannel integration and international commerce.

Jim Teece is President & CEO of Project A, a 29 year old, 10-person Global E-Commerce Agency based out of Ashland, Oregon. Clients include Dr. Martens, McMenamins and 1000Museums.com. He has also worked for over two decades with state and local agencies to ensure that Southern Oregon was poised to be a leader in the global e-commerce space.

Sabina King has been traveling the globe as a digital nomad with her family for over 9 years, living the life of true freedom while leading three successful e-commerce companies in the hemp and homegoods sectors: Veppo, TaZa, and Hempure. She loves managing remote teams and has specific expertise in building and scaling e-commerce businesses on Amazon and Big Commerce.

Brandon Kirkland built www.epicShops.com, an eCommerce web development company, from the ground up. With 100+ websites built, 70+ businesses managed each month and over a dozen eCommerce web apps created, Epic’s team focuses on helping clients achieve success through; Search Engine Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization and Customer Retention Marketing.

As part of our LAUNCH Southern Oregon initiative, LAUNCH|Talks are a regular series of events aimed at providing inspiration, networking and knowledge-sharing for entrepreneurs, start-ups, investors and the wider business community. Come along to hear from an expert panel on relevant subjects, network with fellow entrepreneurs, give a shout out to your latest project, find the help you need to take the next step and more……

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April 10, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Urban Cork
330 N Fir St
Medford, OR United States
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