In their own words: Top tweets from the Summit Student Program
During a panel discussion with young digital professionals about their "cool jobs" in retail, students shared quotable tidbits from REI's Allen Moore, Walmart's Mike Luu, Lilly Pulitzer's Eleni Tavantzis and Amazon's Anne Carrihill.
— UW Center for Retail (@kcre_uwmadison) September 29, 2014
— Liz Tanner (@liz_tanner) September 29, 2014
— Evan Chisholm (@famco03) September 29, 2014
— Marsha Everton (@AIMsights) September 29, 2014
In a second panel discussion moderated by HSNi CEO Mindy Grossman, innovative digital retail leaders shared their best advice with students about getting started and finding success in their future careers. Words of wisdom from Blue Nile's Harvey Kanter, Starbucks' Ben Straley and Gilt's Alexandra Wilkis Wilson included these tweetworthy insights.
— Blake Mudd (@talkingblake) September 29, 2014
— Charles Freeman (@cf617) September 29, 2014
— Rebecca Moix (@r_moix) September 29, 2014
— AG (@lexgenovaa) September 29, 2014
Of course, the learning didn't stop after morning panel discussions. In the afternoon, retail executives were on hand for impromptu mentorship conversations. Here's what students learned: