About B2X Partners

B2X Partners is a full-service digital B2B eCommerce agency focused on driving the digital business for distributors and manufacturers.

 

With over thirty years of industry experience, B2X Partners brings insights, expertise, and best practices to complex B2B business challenges in a way that is practical, profitable, and focused on sustainable success.

 

At B2X Partners, we are passionate about helping distributors and manufacturers drive profitable, competitive digital businesses.

Our Team

B2X is a team of industry experts.
We are a SWAT team, not an army of bodies. We are experts, we are small, we are niche-focused, we are passionate, we are customer-focused and we have delighted customers.

Justin King PRESIDENT

With almost 20 years working in eCommerce, Justin King has been on the forefront of the growth and trends in B2B eCommerce. Justin is President of B2X Partners and works with customers to help them understand and build eCommerce strategies that are visionary, tactical, and meaningfully impactful to their business. In addition to providing strategy and execution insights to his clients, Justin is a leading speaker on B2B customer experience and eCommerce. Prior to B2X, Justin was chief evangelist, B2B eCommerce, at Oracle Corporation, where he built the go-to-market strategy for Oracle’s B2B eCommerce product. Justin previously held executive roles at software companies Endeca/hybris and eCommerce agencies Rosetta and Brulant.

His full bio can be found here.

Customer Experience

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Mindy Badovick

Director, Customer Success
Mindy comes to B2X Partners with over ten years of Project Management experience, working with a variety of clients across B2B and B2C. She’s worked on projects ranging from static content marketing sites to full-fledged eCommerce redesigns, helping to lead clients from initial project concepting through post go-live support.
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Craig Lewis

Business Analyst
Craig works as a business analyst working primarily in eCommerce strategy development. Also, Craig supports quality assurance for product data and product taxonomy.
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Nicole Huff

Account Manager
An experienced account manager focused on content strategy and optimization. With over six years of work focused on complex data optimization for eCommerce, Nicole uses a thoughtful combination of automation, analytics, and strategic outsourcing to support B2X’s customers.

Technology

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Vivek Shivaprabhu

Chief Technology Officer
A detail-oriented software developer with over 15 years of full stack development experience, Vivek specializes in master data management, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, machine learning and scientific visualization in big data applications. He has designed and developed solutions to build and manipulate complex product ontologies,  implemented enterprise search for multi-million products and has been a trusted partner in technology for many manufacturers and distributors.
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Jason Hein

Senior Strategist
Jason Hein is an eCommerce expert and product strategy leader. He brings over 20 years industry-leading experience in industrial distribution, including at Amazon Business and McMaster-Carr. At B2X Partners, Jason works to expand content strategy and develop world-class processes for rich product data and optimized product merchandising.

Marketing

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Sarah Falcon

VP of Marketing
Sarah is a digital marketing professional with over 10 years’ experience driving measurable growth, customer acquisition, engagement and retention. At B2X Partners, Sarah works to analyze, develop, implement and optimize integrated marketing and communications strategies and campaigns.
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Chris Boggs

Digital Marketing Expert
B2X Partners is agency partners with Chris Boggs – a leading digital marketing consultant. Chris brings 18 years of experience delivering qualified traffic across industries through organic search engine optimization (SEO), paid search advertising (PPC), social media marketing, and use of web analytics. He brings relevant, real experience in a broad range of industries. Chris is a long-time part-time blogger at various including Search Engine Watch, State of Digital, and others and a regular speaker at digital marketing industry conferences.

Operations

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Stephan Newenheisen

Operations Manager
Stephan Newenhisen has more than 20 years in international business leadership, organizational and strategic planning, financial analysis and information systems audit. He has 12 years of nonprofit fundraising experience through public speaking and media development. His innovative, assertive and adaptive personality adds to his broad and deep experience in developing new markets that require dynamic problem-solving.

User Experience & Design

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Chris Woehrle

Creative Director
Chris Woehrle has over 20 years of experience as an art director and designer, with tenures at such companies as Sony and Time-Warner. His full-spectrum approach to design is informed by years of related work in marketing and web development. His passion for keeping current with leading-edge design tools, technology, and thinking ensures B2X stays at the forefront of eCommerce innovation.
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Kristen Lohman

Customer Experience Manager
Kristen is a User Experience Designer with a unique skill set of user research, interaction design, and user interface design and a  background in both writing and visual design. She has worked in the private and public sector, designing websites and applications that combine user, business, and development goals. At B2X, she strives to match client objectives with the needs of their target audience to enhance the user experience throughout the customer lifecycle.
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Danilo Barro Jr.

Graphic Designer
Dan has eight years of web design experience and has designed vast array of local and international clients. He is passionate about minimal and professional design and ensures your brand and it’s visual language are translated seamlessly into a successful website.
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Winlove Docor

Graphic Designer

Winlove is a web designer with years of experience. He started on his design path by joining web design contest which built his experience and portfolio. He brings a great eye for detail and clean, modern design to his design work.

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Jan Thomas Villanueva

Graphic Designer

Jan is a creative designer who crafts web and graphic materials. A graduate in Information Technology, he creates branded marketing and digital materials for B2X Partners.

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Carmina Torres

Graphic Designer

Carmina is a web designer and visual artist.
She is a Fine Arts (Cum Laude) graduate and brings her eye for clean design and typography to her work at B2X Partners.

Awards

Recent Awards and Accolades for B2X Partners

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Gold National Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors

For the article: “Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid” in tED Magazine Interview with Justin King, article by Susan BloomLEARN MORE »
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Regional Finalist from the American Society of Business Publication Editors

For the article: “Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid” in tED Magazine Interview with Justin King, article by Susan BloomLEARN MORE »

Our Methodology

While there’s plenty of jargon, complexity and hucksters, there is a proven method for running your Digital Branch. We’re calling it the X eCommerce System – it’s a detailed, sales-focused approach to driving a sustainable, successful digital business.

 

Built on our years of experience of building profitable digital experiences, the X eCommerce System is a 7-point approach to providing an exceptional digital experience. It covers the information and resources you need to drive your Digital Branch – from your website technology, product data, design, and analysis – all centered around providing a great customer experience.

We Work With:

Other eCommerce Platforms:

Magento
Oracle Commerce / Commerce Cloud
SAP hybris
IBM WebSphere Commerce

Other PIM Tools:

Stibo STEP
Agility Multichannel
ContentServ

Recent News About B2X

New Book from B2X Partners: Digital Branch Secrets

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Work at B2X Partners: Part-Time Marketing Associate

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New VIDEO: My Passion for Transforming Distributors & Manufacturers

In the past I worked with really large companies like Ferguson, Grainger, and MSC. And all of the sudden I’m now working with the owners of these distributors and manufacturers. These family-owned businesses, the CEOs, the executive team. I just love, and am so passionate about, helping companies change. Companies change from what they did before and their legacies processes to new processes around digital and digital transformation.

eCommerce in Real Life

A satirical look at what it might be like if your brick-and-mortar experience mirrored what happens online. Your eCommerce sites is your “DigitalBranch” like your brick-and-mortar branches. Your branches excel in customer service, product knowledge and personalized care. Sometimes, this doesn’t come across in the online experience.

American Supply Association Branches out with New Partnership with DigitalBranch™ Incubator

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Who Will Run Your E-Commerce Site?

B2B businesses are starting to see more of their revenue come from e-Commerce than ever before, a 2015 report from Forrester forecasts US B2B e-commerce to grow from $780 billion to $1.13 trillion by 2020. Recognizing this trend and the opportunity it creates, large national…

B2B vs. B2C E-Commerce

Customer expectations for B2B e-Commerce sites are constantly being influenced by their everyday interactions with B2C sites. When B2B customers visit your site they are looking for very specific information and they want to be able to find it as fast as possible. B2B customers…