About Shoptalk Europe
Shoptalk organises the world’s most important events for retail and ecommerce innovation. Held annually in both the U.S. and Europe, Shoptalk events represent unprecedented gatherings of individuals and companies reshaping how consumers discover, shop and buy. Each event provides a platform for large retailers and branded manufacturers, startups, tech companies, investors, media and analysts to learn, network, collaborate and evolve. The next event will be Shoptalk Europe, which will take place on October 9-11, 2017 at The Bella Center in Copenhagen, followed by Shoptalk on March 18-21, 2018 at the Venetian in Las Vegas.
Anil D. Aggarwal, Katy Fryatt and Zia Wigder lead Shoptalk Europe. Anil is the founder, chairman and CEO of Shoptalk. He's also the founder and chairman of Money20/20, which organises the world’s largest consumer payments events. Before Money20/20, Anil was the global head of Google Wallet business development at Google, which he joined following Google’s 2012 acquisition of his VC-backed startup, TxVia, for over $220m. He's also a venture partner at Oak HC/FT, a $500m growth equity venture fund. In 2016, Anil and Katy together launched Money20/20 Europe, which instantly become Europe's largest FinTech event. Katy now heads Shoptalk Europe based in London. Zia overseas content for Shoptalk Europe as well as the U.S. event, and has an extensive background in global commerce, most recently as research director at Forrester. Anil, Katy and Zia are joined by a team of retail, ecommerce and events industry experts in offices in New York and London.