Digital River to Host Globalocity Commerce Conference 2016

Digital River’s community of ecommerce experts gather to discuss strategies for fast tracking international online businesses

MINNEAPOLIS — Feb. 29, 2016 — Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced it will host its three-day ecommerce conference, Digital River® Globalocityâ„¢ 2016. The client and partner event is expected to draw a prestigious community of global ecommerce leaders and digital marketers from across the globe. The event is being held at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego, April 20-22, 2016. For more information about Globalocity, visit the event website at

Globalocity 2016 features an impressive lineup of speakers, representing leading brands from the software, games and consumer technology markets as well as industry organizations. In addition to Digital River chief executive officer David Dobson, and executive vice president and chief operating officer Ted Cahall, speakers will include:

  • Ecommerce executives, Kevin Hagwell, principal group program manager, Microsoft; Eric Cox, senior director, global strategy and operations, Adobe; and Ajit Sivadasan, vice president and general manager, global ecommerce and marketing, Lenovo — each offering real world perspectives on how they are disrupting the status quo and innovating to take their brands in new directions.
  • Mitch Joel, president of Mirum, an international digital marketing agency, and author of CTRL ALT Delete, sharing his thoughts on digital transformation and the realities and challenges forcing brands to rethink their futures.
  • Martin Gill, research director, digital strategy and experience, Forrester Research, moderating a discussion about the increasing importance of direct-to-consumer channels with panelists Jonas Forsberg, vice president of global online sales and marketing, Jabra; Jeremiah Andrick, general manager of global ecommerce, Logitech; and John Bigay, chief marketing officer from iZotope, and others.
  • David Woolenberg, senior vice president of global account management for Digital River, moderating a discussion about strategies for monetizing and evolving product offerings with panelist Josef Hos, vice president of worldwide sales, Avast Software, and others.

“Never before has the ecommerce landscape been more competitive and complex. Globalocity is an event designed for our client and partner community — it’s a destination for talking about industry trends, best practices and new innovations for fast tracking online businesses on a global scale,” said Jason Nyhus, Digital River’s vice president of marketing and communications. “Attendees will have an opportunity to learn from and network with thought leaders in charge of driving online strategies for some of the world’s biggest brands.”

The three-day Globalocity program includes more than 25 educational and hands-on training sessions, personalized consultations, as well as networking opportunities and social events. The program will explore a wide variety of market trends and timely topics — from managing channel conflict and capitalizing on cross border ecommerce, to expanding in Brazil, exploring digital marketing attribution and optimizing the online payments mix.

Digital River Globalocity is an invitation-only event for the extended Digital River community of clients, partners and employees. The complete conference agenda is available at

About Digital River, Inc.
Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s cloud-based commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. Through these services, Digital River connects B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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