Date: October 11 – 13, 2016
Venue: Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Centre, Paris
Infosys is a strategic partner of Symphony EYC and a sponsor at the Xcelerate Retail Forum being held in Paris at the Marriott Rive Gauche hotel, from October 11 – 13, 2016. The event will be showcasing the best and the latest technologies in areas of innovation across customer engagement, merchandising and category management, retail operations, and supply chain.
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Realize value in retail transformation and explore the latest in creating immersive consumer experiences. Our experts, Kishor Gummaraju, Vice President and Managing Partner, Infosys Consulting; and Balakrishnan C.S. (Balki), Associate Vice President and Head of Infosys Digital Solutions, Retail, CPG and Logistics, Europe; will take you through the latest in retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) during their speaker sessions.
Session 1: #RethinkRetail — value realization in retail transformation
Attend this session on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, from 12:25 p.m. onwards
Today, retail is on the cusp of significant disruption. Incremental changes will not suffice for long, and hence, retailers need to rethink retail. They need to rethink their operating models, technology, as well as their talent and process landscapes. Making a shift to core operating practices is a huge transformation plagued by a number of challenges.
Presented by: Kishor Gummaraju, Vice President and Managing Partner, Infosys Consulting. Kishor is part of the executive leadership team of Infosys Consulting and also heads the Infosys Retail, CPG, and Logistics Consulting practice. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, he has directed large consulting engagements with leading retailers and CPG companies across the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific. He is also an innovator and an acknowledged expert, leveraging Design Thinking as a method to help unearth and execute opportunities.
Session 2: Creating immersive consumer experiences
Attend this session on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 11:15 a.m. onwards
Shoppers today are pickier than ever before. Delighting them necessitates the right mix of merchandise, convenience, and an immersive experience. This session will include discussions around how leading retailers across formats are engaging their customers successfully. The session will also shed light on how retailers could increase revenues by targeting underserved consumers and by working better with their CPG partners.
Presented by: Balakrishnan C. S. (Balki), Associate Vice President and Head of Infosys Digital Solutions, Retail, CPG and Logistics, Europe. Balki has been with Infosys for 14 years and primarily works on ecommerce, mobility, supply chain, and omnichannel solutions.