8 October 2020

IRC (InternetRetailing Conference)



Jarno Vanhatapio

Jarno Vanhatapio

CEO and Founder, NA-KD.com

Jarno Vanhatapio is the CEO and founder of NA-KD.com in Sweden, a disruptive online fashion retailer that has shipped to over 100 countries just 4 months from its start in January 2016 and is now listed as one of Europe’s 20 fastest growing companies.

Previously, he founded Nelly.com, the leading e-tailer in fashion in the Nordics and one of the biggest fashion e-commerce sites in northern Europe.  Jarno built the company to $140m and a staff of 450 people. Jarno also founded ZooZoo.com which became the second biggest pet food supplier online in Sweden after two years.

He has in depth knowledge of professional e-commerce, viral & social shopping, social shopping etc. In 2010, Jarno was nominated for The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. In 2012, he received the "Söderbergska Handelspriset" from the Swedish Retail & Commerce association, the biggest individual prize in Nordic retail. He is also a Module Leader at Hyper Island.


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What our clients say...

What our clients say...

  • We’ve been coming to InternetRetailing Conference for the best part of five years. Year on year we’ve seen that this is the number one event in the UK for that bridge between marketing and technology in the ecommerce space.
    Chris Baldrey-Chourio
  • IRC is the only conference I go to every year
    David Walmsley
    Director, M&S.com, Marks & Spencer
  • This is the place to come if you want to get the UK retailers. We get more good conversations here than we do at any event in the UK.
    James Brooke
  • This is one of the best industry events for quality networking.
    Anouk De Lange
    Market Development, Buyapowa
  • It’s probably one of the best one day conferences that you can come to. The calibre of the presenters are good… especially your peers…great networking and enough information each year that I can come away with.
    David Williams
    Director of Online EMEA, Deckers Brands
  • A very good concentrated, intense day of best practice… brilliant that it’s in one day, brilliant that it’s in a single venue and a good opportunity to meet with senior people from very good retail organisations
    Sean McKee
    Head of eCommerce/CS, Schuh
  • I’ve been coming to IRC for a long time and it’s a great opportunity to network with people that I know across the business… people that I’ve worked with or suppliers that I’ve worked with in the past.
    Jon Asbury
    Multichannel Director, Go Outdoors
  • InternetRetailing Conference is the only event that I always put in my calendar.
    Paul McDermott
    Head of Ecommerce, Poundland