Eden Goldberg

Eden Goldberg is the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at InMotion, the largest electronics retailer group in the US airport market. Recognized at CES 2018 with The Legacy Award, and by Dealerscope as one of the Most Powerful Women in Consumer Technology (2016), Eden is responsible for conceiving the national chain’s brand through store design, merchandising materials, PR and social media and positioning the company for exclusive partnerships and award-winning recognition. Responsible for developing and launching new vendors, products and product categories in the mass-targeted boutiques have positioned the company as a significant platform for the CE channel. She has conceived and trademarked several verticals of retail stores capitalizing on the growing segment and ever-changing consumer demand. Other former retail innovations include conceiving digital delivery of InMotion TV, actualizing interactive product displays and (in the early 00’s) launching the first digital download kiosks in US airports. She brings more than 15 years of experience in business development, branding, sponsorships, event planning and consumer product marketing in the retail industry. Eden was educated in Strategic Marketing at New York University and holds a B.S. in Journalism from Indiana University.

Jim Lockwood

Jim is the CEO and founder of the Aero Wireless Group and Wind Tower Technologies. He’s an experienced innovator and entrepreneur in the fields of infrastructure technology in bridges, telecom, and wind tower structures.

Jason Barry

Jason Barry is a market analyst for the Tablets and Wearables segments for Gap Intelligence.

Dustin Downs

Dustin Downs is a Senior Analyst for the Desktop and Notebook Computers markets for Gap Intelligence.

Scott Peterson

Scott Peterson is a Senior Analyst for the Smartphones & Voice Assistant Speakers market for Gap Intelligence.

Nick Cherukuri

Nick is a Founder and CEO of ThirdEye Gen, Inc.  ThirdEye is a leader in Mixed Reality Smart Glasses with its X2 MR Glasses.  Previously, Nick he developed AR/VR & Mobile applications that were successfully deployed in commercial/consumer App stores that earned thousands of users.  He earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a founding member of the Penn AR/VR club.


Rob Pegoraro

Rob Pegoraro writes about computers, gadgets, telecom, the Internet, apps, and other things that beep or blink. You can find him covering policy issues at Yahoo Finance, answering consumer-tech questions at USA Today, offering telecom guidance at Wirecutter and showing up at various other online and (sometimes) print outlets. He has met most of the founders of the Internet and once received a single-word e-mail reply from Steve Jobs.


Tim Alessi

Tim Alessi is head of Product Marketing for Home Entertainment Products at LG Electronics USA in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. In this role, Alessi is responsible for working with LG’s global engineering and product planning teams to bring advanced home entertainment technologies to the U.S. market. Products include OLED and LCD televisions, BluRay disc players and smart audio systems. He also heads LG’s training department and works closely with brand marketing and PR to develop and deliver LG’s compelling technology messages to the retail floor and consumers.

Dave VanderWaal

David VanderWaal is Senior Vice President of Marketing for LG Electronics in North America.  In this role, he is responsible for all marketing activities for LG business units (Home Appliances, Consumer Electronics, and Mobile) which include the development of LG’s annual marketing plan and full responsibility for LG’s multi-million dollar US marketing budget.  He is also responsible for the marketing in LG Canada.