Steve Conine co-founded Wayfair with Niraj Shah in 2002. Steve leads the many innovations that give Wayfair a technological edge in the online retail business - from the development of architecting software systems to leveraging next-generation technologies such as augmented reality and artificial intelligence. Prior to that, Steve was a co-founder, board member and Chief Technology Officer of Simplify Mobile. Before starting Simplify Mobile, he served as Chief Operating Officer for the London office of iXL, a publicly traded global technology consulting firm. Steve also previously co-founded and served as a top executive of Spinners Incorporated, an IT services firm, which was sold to iXL in 1998. Steve is a member of the Board of Directors for CarGurus, a leading global online automotive marketplace. Steve holds a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University, and lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and three children.
Sara Castellanos covers emerging technologies such as quantum computing, artificial intelligence and augmented reality for The Wall Street Journal’s CIO (Chief Information Officer) Journal in New York. She previously led technology, startups and venture capital coverage at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that, Sara spent four years covering politics in Aurora, Colorado, where she won awards for her reporting of the 2012 movie theater shooting. She graduated from the University of Denver with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
Jaime Mahoney serves as Senior Director Brand & Product Management at Keurig Dr. Pepper.
In this role, she is responsible for the $1B+ Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) portfolio, and has turned the business around from double digit declines to +10% growth. Prior to leading coffee she spent two years building Keurig’s cold innovation platform developing both beverage strategy and creating new brands. Previously, Jaime spent nearly a decade at PepsiCo leading advertising campaigns, brand design, sports and lifestyle platforms, and retail promotions. She also worked in Sales and Category Management at Unilever. Jaime has her MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and BS from Babson College.
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