The New DTC: How Brands Can Amplify their Direct to Consumer Experience

Monday, May 11

May 11 at noon




Whether your direct to consumer systems are humming along or you are just getting started, COVID-19 has changed how you get products in your customers hands. Join experts from The Stable, Road Warrior Creative and Trend.IO as we explore the future state of DTC and steps you can take now for success.

Matt Justman, The Stable, VP of Business Development

Matt Justman has over 15 years’ experience in Retail and CPG. His career began at Target Corp, managing global and emerging brands alike. At L’Oréal, Matt led the Sales team on the Maybelline brand, responsible for over $1 Billion in retail sales annually, and has spent the past two years advising CPG Startups, helping early-stage CPGs enter the likes of Walmart, Target, Kroger, HEB, Amazon, and more. Since 2019, he’s building out the Austin office of The Stable; a consumer brand agency specializing in Walmart, Target, Costco, Amazon, and D2C. The Stable aims to contribute to the Austin CPG ecosystem; feel free to reach out to Matt with any questions, and he’d be happy to chat. .

Amber Hinds, Creative Director & CEO, Road Warrior Creative

Amber Hinds is Creative Director & CEO of Road Warrior Creative, a digital marketing agency that specializes in creating innovative and compelling campaigns for food brands. Since 2008, Amber has collaborated on and led marketing campaigns including Adwords, social media, SEO, and e-commerce website design/UX strategy. Amber has by featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC, and other publications. She enjoys traveling the country in Road Warrior’s mobile office connecting with clients, speaking at conferences, and bringing a sense of adventure to online strategy and design.

Jay Desai, Head of Growth, Trend.IO

Jay is the Head of Growth at Trend, a user-generated content marketplace and influencer marketing platform for brands and influencers.  He is an experienced digital marketer specializing in content marketing, email marketing, and marketing automation. As Head of Growth, Jay is responisble for educating brands about the influencer marketing and creator industry and driving brand growth on Trend’s platform. Prior to Trend, Jay managed all marketing efforts for another B2B software company, CareerPlug.