NRF Innovation Advisory Committee

The mission of the Innovation Advisory Committee is to advise NRF on its innovation and tech community strategy and execution to enable the NRF to provide additional value to retailers, incubators, accelerators and the venture capital community. The primary goals and objectives of this advisory committee are to:

  • Provide guidance and ideas for companies and startups for the Innovation Lab at the Big Show
  • Advise on strategic and tactical direction for additional events throughout the year to engage the VC community more including potential regional events and demo days
  • Be an NRF Advocate driving participation in NRF, its programs, service and events
Contact us

Email us for more information about the Committee.

See more information about the NRF Innovation Lab here.

Innovation Advisory Committee Members

  • James Rhee, Ashley Stewart & FirePine Group — Chairman
  • Adora Cheung, Y Combinator
  • Erin Cho, Parsons New School
  • Beth Ferreira, FirstMark Capital
  • Scott Friend, Bain Capital Ventures
  • Richard Kestenbaum, Triangle Capital
  • Sucharita Kodali, Forrester
  • David Matthews, RevTech Ventures
  • Luke Pappas, New Enterprise Associates
  • Kevin Parakkattu, Plug and Play Ventures
  • Michael Reidbord, Fashion Tech Consortium
  • Jackie Trebilcock, New York Fashion Tech Lab
  • Romain Vidal, Caphorn Invest
  • Janie Yu, Fung Capital

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