Mark Venezia

Global Sales & SVP North America
Mark Venezia is an accomplished marketing and sales executive with over 25 years internet and direct marketing experience. Throughout his career, Mark has held numerous executive positions in the retail, advertising and travel industries with a focus on ROI, brand building, sales effectiveness and online social media.
As the Director of Global Sales and Senior VP,North America for Spreadshirt (, the leading e-commerce platform for creating, selling, and buying of ideas on things that consumers love to share, use, and carry, Mark is responsible for overseeing the company’s two production facilities in Greensburg, PA and Henderson, NV. He is directly responsible for the global sales team and growing key account partnerships including CNN, Nissan, Nationwide, Holiday Inn, Sony Music and Coke, creating and executing innovative and creative search marketing campaigns. Under Mark’s leadership, Spreadshirt’s partner business accounts for 80% of all US Sales. 
Prior to Spreadshirt, Mark was instrumental in the creation, implementation and launch of the sales strategy for demand-driven media company,, where he spent several years growing the business as VP Sales and Marketing. His other experience spans several years in the retail travel industry for companies including NLG in various sales and marketing leadership positions. 

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15:00 Globalization Panel Discussion: The Future Of Retail: Creating A Profitable International Strategy

The retail industry is growing rapidly internationally: tons of new stores are opening up, new business models are emerging and old models are becoming better. Develop new ideas and insights into how to scale ecommerce marketing and operations globally with process ingenuity, resourcefulness and technology from stories shared in this panel. Global may be your future.

• Identify the best markets for your business
• Create a profit center and revenue driver through international websites
• Go beyond simply translating a website and launching that site
• Decide upon a localization strategy