Nate Schisler | Trove | Director, Operations Innovation

Nate has spent the last 15 years working at the intersection of operations, process and technology for some of the world’s leading vertically-integrated apparel retailers.  Nate has opened, relocated, retrofitted and led WMS-deployments at distribution centers on both coasts of the US and Canada, as well as in Australia.  He has supported new category launches, international expansions, and built successful 3PL partnerships.  Now, drawing on this body of knowledge, Nate is working on the leading edge of the ongoing E-commerce evolution as the Director of Operations Innovation for Trove Recommerce.  Trove creates and operates branded, circular marketplaces for progressive global apparel brands and is reinventing how we think about retail.


Brian Gibson | Auburn University | Wilson Family Professor & Executive Director of the Center for Supply Chain Innovation

Dr. Brian Gibson serves as the Wilson Family Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Supply Chain Innovation at Auburn University. His university roles are complimented by eight years of retail logistics management experience.

Active in industry-focused research, Gibson produces the annual State of the Retail Supply Chain Report. He is author of the Supply Chain Essentials e-textbook and co-author of two SCM textbooks. Gibson serves on the RILA Supply Chain Steering Committee, the CSCMP Board of Directors, and as NASSTRAC’s Education Advisor.