Beer Hawk Co-Founder
Mark co-founded Beer Hawk in 2012, and within six years it’s grown from a small start-up to the UK’s leading online craft beer retailer. Beer Hawk offers a highly curated range of over 1,000 of the best craft and speciality beers from around the world, and employs 80 beer enthusiasts. Mark leads the commercial functions –marketing, B2B sales, product, tech, and finance. Mark and the team at Beer Hawk have won numerous awards over the years, including Great British Entrepreneur of the Year (Small Business) and Growth Accelerator (Rising Star). When not hunting out the world’s best beers, Mark is incredibly passionate about encouraging entrepreneurship and digital skills. He sits on the Employment and Skills Panel for the Leeds City Region LEP, mentors early-stage local businesses, and is Vice Chair of the Independent Advisory Panel at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.
Breakout Sessions II
Growth Strategies Track
Brewing Up Success by Upgrading to Magento 2 in 3 months!
Tuesday, October 9, 10:00AM-10:45AM
Level -1, Sala H2
Beer Hawk, the UK’s leading online retailer for craft beer, faced several challenges: addressing mounting technical debt, freeing their marketing team to operate more efficiently and effectively, and building stronger, more rewarding connections with their customers. In this session, you will hear how an upgrade to Magento Commerce 2 helped Beer Hawk overcome these major concerns and build a foundation for omnichannel growth.