Hi everyone, welcome to Dallas Startup Week 2020. This is the schedule for all of the panels, keynotes, showcases, and special events that will take place during DSW20. Go ahead and browse the sessions and speakers and start building your schedule.

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Holly Briedis

McKinsey and Company
Holly’s retail work focuses on driving enterprise-level commercial transformations, with deep expertise on growth strategy, merchandising, digital and organization. Many of her clients are founder-led or PE-backed businesses

Holly has recently led several large-scale strategy and commercial transformations for leading retailers, including:

“Good to great” transformation for a sports retailer, leading the Digital Marketing, Organization, Category Management and Sourcing workstreams and delivering over $250M in OI improvement.

Corporate growth strategy, digital transformation and SG&A restructuring for a watch and accessories company, delivering over $175M in incremental EBITDA.

“Good to great” commercial transformation for a grocery retailer, focused on category management and merchandising strategy, pricing and promotional effectiveness and National Brands sourcing, resulting in 100+ bps improvement in gross margin.

Consumer insights-backed growth strategy for a specialty retailer in partnership with IDEO, resulting in a substantial pivot for the entire business, with a focus on omni-channel strategy & integration, merchandising, and customer experience.

Holly serves on the Board of Directors for KIPP, the largest non-profit charter school network in the US
Prior to McKinsey, Holly spent several years in venture capital, as both an investor and operating partner, and was a Junior Partner at Mercer focused on transformational change.

Holly holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University in Finance and a B.A./B.S. from the University of Michigan in Economics, Political Science, and English, where she was a Regents Scholar.

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Thursday, September 3

12:45pm CDT

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