Ferhat Hatay, Senior Manager of Strategy and Innovation, Fujitsu And Victoria Livschitz, Founder & CTO, Grid Dynamics
Dr. Mark Chrystal, Chief Analytics Officer, rue21
Bob Hetu, Research Director, Gartner [NYSE:IT]
Rohan Penman, Global Head of Technology, T2 Tea
Vlad Yakubson, Head of Retail, yd.
There are not many days in the calendar year without some new ground-breaking technology entering and disturbing the retail marketplace. It certainly can not be easy for either the big
Jennifer Sherman, SVP, Product and Strategy, Kibo
Today’s retail software has become very good at providing detailed online order history that can provide merchandising suggestions for the customer’s next visit.
Richard Heyman, Principal, Retail Digital Strategy and Former CIO, Gordmans Stores
In the late 1980s, I was leading the technology efforts at a regional grocery chain when the alarms sounded.
Warren Perlman, CIO, Ceridian
The role of the CIO is expanding and becoming more customer-facing, as the position plays a larger function in client acquisition and relations.
Gael DE Talhouet, Vice President Brand Building, Essity GMBH
Contrarily to most legacy IT solutions and platforms, AI is not a tech tool that runs in the background. It is not an enabler that business and customer-facing people can ignore.
Brian Scott, CIO, Experient
Aside from providing useful continued education, a significant component of all trade shows is the opportunity for business connections to be created and mined.
Susanna Zhu, Vice President, Head of U.S. Supply Chain Operations, The Hershey Company
Today, the shopper has many choices: home delivery, order online pick up in-store, a visit to the local market, subscription services and more.
Saqib .E. Awan, VP, Lightspeed Venture Partners
This is no easy time for brick and mortar retailers as e-commerce continues to attract consumers.
Matan Holander, VP Business Development
Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce has evolved at multiple levels. Evidently, understanding the unique purchasing preferences of the modern day buyers have become increasingly critical to the long-term growth of B2B merchants.
James Keller, Executive Partner, Bulger Partners
It is shaping up to be another great year for Amazon and one that represents some big milestones for the company.
Eric Moriarty, VP, B-Stock Solutions
By the end of 2017 the value of retail returns will be equivalent to total online sales: around $440 billion.
Steve Holland, Chief Technology and Digital Officer (CTO/CDO), 7-Eleven
At 7-Eleven, convenience is our business. We know that in order to create a convenient environment for customers, it’s crucial that every part of our operation runs smoothly.
Anand Shaw, Cofounder, Inventrik Pte Ltd
In the age of smart-phones, social media and connected devices; keeping millennials engaged has become more difficult than ever before, especially for retailers.
John O'Reilly, VP of Business Development, Aptaris
When consumers demand instant gratification, including fast delivery and information at their finger-tips, the speed of retail must be accelerated.
Richard Heyman, SVP & CIO, Gordmans Stores in Omaha, NE
Most of us like things to evolve predictably and at a pace that gives us time to absorb change without experiencing undue stress or upsetting the status quo.
David Marcotte, Senior Vice President, Kantar Consulting
Asymmetrical warfare is waging undeclared war by means of proxies, independent agents, and professionals so that there is no clear line of responsibility or plausible deniability.