Odds are that content or thought leadership from influential sources is on top of your list.
This is true of many marketers, merchants, advertisers or vendors seeking help in the world of brand commerce.
As this world of Commerce evolves, I too, am constantly on the search for solid advice.
After extensive research and outreach within my network, I compiled a list influencers in brand commerce, segmented by industry influencers, reporters, analysts and heavy hitters at traditional and challenger brands.
Top Industry Influencers in Brand Commerce
If you are seeking advice, follow these people on Twitter and connect with them on LinkedIn. You can easily follow them on this Twitter list.
Anil Aggarwal, Founder, Shoptalk
Anne-Marie Stephen, CEO, Kwolia
Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter
Bryan Eisenberg, Partner, Eisenberg Holdings
Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director, Fung Global
Doug Stephens, Founder, Retail Prophet
Harley Finkelstein, COO, Shopify
Jason Goldberg, SVP Content and Commerce, Razorfish
Jay Baer, Founder, Convince and Convert
Jeff Barnett, CEO, Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Jim Christian, CEO, Blush Digital
Joe Skorupa, VP Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
Lee McCabe, VP North America, Alibaba
Loren Baker, Founder, Search Engine Journal
Marsha Collier, President, The Collier Company
Marc Lore, CEO, Walmart.com
Peter Sheldon, VP Strategy, Magento Commerce
Rob Garf, VP Industry Strategy and Insights, Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Robin Lewis, Founder, The Robin Report
Ryan Craver, SVP Emerging Brands, Lamour Group
Shashi Seth, SVP Oracle Marketing Cloud, Oracle
Shelly Palmer, CEO The Palmer Group
Ted Rubin, Acting CMO, Brand Innovators
Tomer Tagrin, CEO, Yotpo
Tracey Wallace, Senior Content Manager, BigCommerce
Top Analysts in Brand Commerce
These analysts are from research companies like Forrester, Gartner and more. You can easily follow them on this Twitter list.
Brendan Miller, Retail Analyst, Forrester
Cathy Boyle, Mobile Analyst, eMarketer
Collin Colburn, Analyst, Forrester
Gene Alvarez, Managing VP, Gartner
Jason Daigler, Research Director, Gartner
Jennifer Polk, Research Director, Gartner
Krista Garcia, eCommerce Analyst, eMarketer
Leslie Hand, VP, IDC Retail Insights
Lily Varon, eCommerce Analyst, Forrester
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, EuroMonitor
Nikki Baird, Managing Partner, RSR
Top Journalists in Brand Commerce
These journalists work for publications like Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, and more. You can easily follow them on this Twitter list.