Many of the leading minds representing some of the top companies in e-commerce will gather in Pinehurst April 1-3 for the annual ChannelAdvisor Catalyst Conference.

The RTP-based company, which is venture capital backed, works with a wide variety of e-commerce sites and companies to help sell goods and services online.

Participating companies include eBay, Google, and

Featured speakers include:

• Scot Wingo, CEO, ChannelAdvisor Corporation on "The State of Multi-Channel Retailing"

• Chris Shimojima, Vice President, Global Electronic Commerce of Nike on "Staying Ahead of the Pack — How to Evolve Your Brand in a Multi-Faceted Arena"

• Stephanie Tilenius, General Manager, eBay North America; Mary Anne Gillespie, Vice President of Sales of PayPal; John Mracek, Vicce President and General Manager, Distributed Commerce of on "It’s Not Your Mother’s eBay — New Partner Services for Multi-Faceted Retailers"

• Vince Monical, Director of Commerce and Analytics of Google on "A View into Google’s Long Tail Strategy"

• Sebastian Gunningham, Senior Vice President, Merchant Services of on "A Closer Look at Amazon Services — The New Third-Party Perspective"

• Ben Ling, Director of Platform of Facebook on "The Facebook Phenomenon — Social Applications that let Users Interact with Your Business"

To register, visit the Catalyst Web site link.