Bryan Gildenberg

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Bryan Gildenberg is an industry expert, keynote speaker and advisor on the commerce landscape and founder and CEO of Confluencer Commerce. With over 25 years of experience helping retailers, brands and their trading partners adapt to and win in the changing retail world, Gildenberg is a trusted subject matter expert on both physical and digital retail, including retail e-commerce. Gildenberg leads the North America business for Retail Cities. 

Gildenberg is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and private events, and his perspective has been featured in dozens of media publications and news outlets such as CNBC, the BBC and Fox Business. He is co-host of the popular CPG Guys podcast as well as The Gildenberg Omnicomment, a weekly perspective on omni-channel strategy.

Gildenberg spent more than 20 years as chief knowledge officer for retail at Kantar, the world’s leading marketing data and analytics company. He also served as senior vice president of commerce for Omnicom’s retail marketing agencies.

Gildenberg holds an M.A. with honors from Cambridge University and an MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.


Private Label Brand Panel
Tuesday, March 26
11:15 a.m. to Noon
Moderator: Bryan Gildenberg, Founder and CEO of Confluencer Commerce


  • Peggy Davies, President of Private Labels Manufacturers Association
  • Juan De Paoli, Vice President of Our Brands at Kroger
  • Jim Griffin, President, North America at Daymon