The Retail Analytics Council and Platt Retail Institute announce the speakers for the Retail Robotics & AI Conference, the first conference of its kind. The Conference, taking place on April 26, will focus on emerging applications, advanced analytics, and industry trends. The event will be held at Northwestern University’s San Francisco campus, 44 Montgomery St. The format is classroom style, with many opportunities to interact with the presenters and attendees.
‘Retail Robotics & AI Conference offers the opportunity to participate in the advancement of the retail industry’s research and technology through interaction with academics and professionals by means of expert panel discussions,
said Steven Keith Platt, director and research fellow, Platt Retail Institute.
Presentations by leading academics and practitioners include:
– Don E. Schultz, Director, Retail Analytics Council, and Professor (Emeritus-in-Service),
– Jeff Donaldson, CEO, Intriosity, and former SVP, GameStop.
– Jonathan Kough, Retail Business Systems, Ahold Delhaize.
– Staci Lehman, Business Consultant
IT Retail Systems, Ahold Delhaize.
– Chad Stiernagle, Former Senior Director, Automated Retail, Best Buy.
– Mike Tamir, Head of Data Science at Uber ATG and former Takt Chief Data Science Officer, UC Berkeley.
– Steven Keith Platt, Research Director, Retail Analytics Council, and Director and Research Fellow, Platt Retail Institute.
– Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder, Coresight Research.
– Andra Keay, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics.
– Jeff Burnstein, President, the Association for Advancing Automation.
– Mark Matthews, Vice President, Research Development & Industry Analysis, National Retail’ Federation.
– Pano Anthos, Managing Director, XRC Labs.
– Rose Haft, CEO, Lumenora.
– Clive Humby, Chief Data Scientist, Starcount, and Founder, Dunnhumby.
– Kristian J. Hammond, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University.
– Frank Mulhern, Director, Retail Analytics Council, and Professor, Associate Dean and Department Chair, Integrated Marketing Communications Department, Northwestern University.
Attendance is open to retailers by invitation only, and is limited to 110 participants. Retailers, academics, retail analysts, technologists, and others interested in the current and future implications of robotics and artificial intelligence in the retail industry should attend this conference. Request an invitation.