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Event Date Tue Jan 12 EST - Fri Jan 22 EST (9 months ago)
Location Virtual Event
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Join retail payments experts from ACI Worldwide to see how the ACI Secure eCommerce and ACI Omni-Commerce solutions can drive sales, protect customers and transform your payments platform.

NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show - Chapter One brings an entire industry together, connecting visionary attendees that span the entire business universe. And with our new virtual platform, it's convenient and easy for you to network with peers and build lasting partnerships.


2021 Speakers


Condoleezza Rice
Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy; United States Secretary of State (2005–2009), Stanford Graduate School of Business


Prashant Agrawal
CEO and Founder, Impact Analytics

Rajeev Aikkara
Vice President, Digital Technology, Burberry

Rebecca Allen
Founder and CEO, Rebecca Allen, Inc.

Teresa Anania
VP, Customer Experience, Zendesk

Kate Ancketill
CEO and Founder, GDR Creative Intelligence

Stacia Andersen
EVP, Merchandising & Customer Experience, PetSmart

Jonathan Andrews
SVP, HR & Training, O'Reilly Auto Parts

Pano Anthos
Founder and Managing Director, XRC Labs

Liz Bacelar
Founder, Current Global

Guillaume Bacuvier
CEO, dunnhumby

Deena Bahri
Chief Marketing Officer, StockX

Aleem Bandali
Retail Expert, o9 Solutions

Jim Barnes
CEO, enVista

Karen Beebe
Chief Information Officer, vineyard vines

Andrea Bell
Director of Insight, WGSN

Shelly Bell
Founder and CEO, Black Girl Ventures

Ryan Bezenek
VP of Information Technology, Ariat International

Tom Bianculli
CTO, Zebra Technologies

Karen Bomber
Head of Retail Insights, Honeywell Safety & Productivity Solutions

Lorna Borenstein
CEO, Grokker Inc.

John Bosse
Offering Manager for AI Applications, IBM

Krista Bourne
SVP, Consumer Sales and Operations, Verizon

Travis Boyce
Head of Global Retail Operations, Allbirds

Shelley Bransten
Corporate VP, Retail and Consumer Goods Industries, Microsoft

Alex Bravo
Industry Marketing Manager, Twilio

Celeste Burgoyne
President, Americas and global guest innovation, lululemon

Vicki Cantrell
Chief Executive Officer, Vendors in Partnership LLC

Fredrik Carlegren
VP of Global Marketing, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Ronda Carnegie
Chief Innovation Officer, The Female Quotient

Ophelia Ceradini
VP, Digital Technology and Innovation Group, Estée Lauder Companies

Lauren Chan
Founder and CEO, Henning

Fred Chang
Product Manager, Google Pay, Google

Kelly Chen
Chief Operating Officer, XRC Labs

Ethan Chernofsky
VP, Marketing,

Amit Chetal
Americas Retail Lead, Cisco

Joyce Chew
Smart Retail Planner Delivery Consultant, Capgemini

Kati Chitrakorn
Retail and Marketing Editor, Vogue Business

Mark Chrystal
Chief Analytics Officer, rue21

Kendra Clarke
VP, Data Science & Product Development, sparks & honey

Brian Cluster
Industry Strategy Director, Retail and CPG, Stibo Systems

Andrew Cobb
IT Director, Superdrug

Becca Coggins
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Michael Colaneri
VP, Industry Solutions and Retail, AT&T

Jack Connors
Head of Partnerships, Google Pay, Google

Debra Coomer
Sr. Director of Enterprise Data, Analytics & Integration, ULTA Beauty

Mike Daoust
Managing Director, Chrome Enterprise Customer Team, Google

Dax Dasilva
Founder and CEO, Lightspeed

Fokke de Jong
CEO and Founder, Suitsupply

Kavitha Dhurai
IT Manager, ULTA Beauty

David Dobson
Global Retail, Hospitality and Consumer Goods Industry Director, Intel Corporation

Sarah Drazetic
Chief Engineering and Process Officer, Port Logistics

Bill Dubois
Senior Product Manager, Sensormatic

Spencer Earle
Director of Supply Chain, evo

Marvin Ellison
President and Chief Executive Officer, Lowe's Companies Inc.

Amy Eschliman
Managing Director, Retail Solutions Strategy & Industry Engagement, Google

Michelle Evans
Senior Head of Digital Consumer, Euromonitor International

Jorge Faiçal
Retail President, GPA

Mauro Failli
Senior Global CX Consultant, Foundry, Twilio

Yaffa Finkelstein
Product Marketing Manager, Check Point Software Technologies

Janine Flaccavento
SVP, Media Solutions, New Stream Media and eRetail, Merkle

Christian Floerkemeier
CTO, VP Product and Co-founder, Scandit

Christina Fontana
Head of Fashion and Luxury Tmall Luxury Division, Alibaba Group

Cheryl Friedman
VP, Lowe’s Innovation Labs, Lowe's Companies Inc.

Elaine Gaydosh
Director, Infor Retail Industry & Solution Strategy, Infor

Mike George
President and CEO, Qurate Retail Inc.

Chana Ginelle Ewing
Founder and CEO, GEENIE

Geoff Given
Good 2 Go Stores

Evan Gold
Executive Vice President, Planalytics Inc.

Kirk Goldman
VP, Business Strategy, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Shannon Gordon
CEO, theBoardlist

Rachel Grogan-Cook
Sr. Director, Global Supply Chain, Burton Snowboards

Mindy Grossman
President and CEO, WW International Inc.

Phil Hall
Pre-sales Data Analyst, Enterprise, Looker

Russell Harte
Group Technology Director, DFS Furniture

Matthew Hartwig
Associate Director of Product Management - Data Infrastructure, Wayfair

Jean Harvey Johnson
SVP, Merchant Acquiring, Fiserv

Shelley Haus
Chief Marketing Officer, ULTA Beauty

Eric Head
Vice President, Experience Management, Verint

Steve Hewett
Global VP, Retail Customer Experience, Capgemini Invent

Emily Heyward
Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer, Red Antler

Ken Hobbs
Systems Architect, Sales, Cisco

Robert Hollands
Managing Director, SharpEnd

Jordyn Holman
Retail Reporter, Bloomberg

Johan Hoover
VP, Allocation and Replenishment, Big Lots

Andrew Hough
Head of Retail IT - Stores & Operations, The Co-operative Group

Kristen Howell
Global VP, Industry Business Unit, SAP

Simon Huck
Co-founder and CEO, JUDY

Marlee Infante
Product Marketing Manager, Google Pay, Google

Rachel James
Experience Design Principal, Slalom Build

Ron Jarvis
Chief Sustainability Officer, The Home Depot

Simon Jewkes
National Managing Principal, Retail, Grant Thornton

Kevin Jiang
President of International Business at JD Fashion and Lifestyle,

Mitch Joel
Founder, Six Pixels Group Inc.

Jennifer Johnson
Principal Product Marketing Manager Retail & Hospitality, Workday

Jeoffrey Jouannet
VP, Care and Retention, Japhy

Thierry Kahane
AI & Analytics Practice Leader, Fujitsu America, Inc.

Ira Kalish
Chief Global Economist, Deloitte

Sandip Kamat
Global Product Management & Strategy, HP Inc.

Abigail Kammerzell
US Sustainability Manager, H&M

Aya Kanai
Head of Content and Editorial Partnerships, Pinterest

Irina Kapetanakis
VP of Marketing, Suuchi Inc.

Jennifer Keesson
US Sustainability Manager, IKEA

Jason E. Kelley
General Manager, IBM Blockchain Services, IBM

Hardeep Kharaud
SVP, Merchandising and Promotions, Loblaw Companies Limited

Dave Kimbell
President, ULTA Beauty

Jeremy King
SVP of Engineering, Pinterest

Steve Klebe
Head of GPay Business Development, Google

Michael Klein
Director, Industry Strategy Retail, Adobe

Miya Knights
Retail Expert and Author

Andy Knosp
Head of Solutions Consulting, Gladly

Raj Krishna
VP Strategy and Planning, Cisco Meraki

Carol Leaman
CEO, Axonify

Karen Leavitt
CMO, Locus Robotics

Nicole Leinbach Reyhle
Founder and Publisher, Retail Minded

Sharon Leite
CEO, The Vitamin Shoppe

Ville Levaniemi
Co-founder, HappyOrNot Ltd

Tom Litchford
Global Lead for Retail, Amazon Web Services

Kerry Liu
EVP, Strategic Innovation, Kinaxis

Erik Logerquist
Uber Direct Lead, Uber for Business, Uber

Brian Long
CEO and Co-founder, Attentive

John Loughlin
Chief Technologist, Cloudreach

Scott MacKay
VP, Product Management, Fiserv

Eileen Mahoney

Kelly Mahoney
VP, Customer Marketing, ULTA Beauty

Rachel Maia
Founder and CEO, RM Consulting

Pearl Malikul
Founder and Consultant, Knit & Weave: Consulting

Azita Martin
GM, AI for Retail and CPG, NVIDIA

Lindsey Mazza
Global Consumer Products and Retail Domain Lead, Capgemini

Scott McCammon
Product Planning, HP Retail Solutions, HP Inc.

Judith McKenna
President and CEO, Walmart International

Trey McMillan
Retail GM, Dell Technologies

Andrew Medlin
Director of Product Management - Retail Solutions Global Business Unit, HP Inc.

Marc Metrick
President and CEO, Saks Fifth Avenue

Sanish Mondkar
Founder and CEO, Legion Technologies

Halley Morrissey
VP, Business Development, XRC Labs

Jessica Murphy
Co-founder and Chief Customer Officer, True Fit

Kate Nadolny
SVP, Business Strategy & Innovation, PVH Corp

Leanna Nazzisi
Sr. Mgr., Customer Operations and Communication, Birchbox

Tom Newbern
EVP, Store Operations, AutoZone, Inc.

Melanie Noronha
Senior Editor, The Economist Intelligence Unit

Melanie F. Nuce
SVP, Corporate Development, GS1 US, Inc.

Michael O'Connell
Chief Analytics Officer, TIBCO Software

Nuno Pedro
Global Head SAP Commerce Solutions, SAP

Daniela Perlmutter
VP, Marketing, Bringg

Jay Piskorik
Director of Platform Engineering, Dick's Sporting Goods

Arpan Podduturi
Director of Product, Retail, Shopify

Stuart Poole
Sr. Director, Business Development, Headspace

Sanjay Poonen
COO, VMware

Jennifer Powell
CEO and Founder, Jennifer Powell, Inc

Suuchi Ramesh
CEO and Founder, Suuchi Inc.

Andrei Rebrov
CTO and Co-founder, Scentbird

Susan Reda
VP, Education Strategy & Editor, STORES Media, National Retail Federation

Doug Regner
VP of Enterprise Sales, Podium

Kristen Riggs
Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer, The Hershey Company

Daniel Rodriguez
CMO, Simplr

Oscar Sachs
CEO, Salesfloor

Al Sambar
General Partner, XRC Labs

Claudia San Pedro
President, Sonic Drive-In

John Santagate
VP of Robotics, Koerber Supply Chain

Robby Schwanz
Director, IT Field Services, Walgreens

Stefano Secchi
Managing Director, Moschino Spa

Alberto Serrentino
Founder, Varese Retail

Leigh Sevin
Co-founder, Endear

Niraj Shah
CEO, co-founder and co-chairman, Wayfair

Matthew Shay
President and CEO, National Retail Federation

Peter Sheldon
Sr. Dir., Strategy, Magento, an Adobe Company

Lauren Sherman
Chief Correspondent, Business of Fashion

Sumit Singh
CEO, Chewy Inc.

Scott Smith
VP, Compensation, Benefits & HR Operations, The Home Depot

David Snelling
Program Director for Artificial Intelligence, Fujitsu

Kenneth Sorensen
Operation Manager, XXL Sport & Villmark

John Starke
VP, Business Development, Zulily

Richard Stewart
SVP, Professional Services and Account Management, Koerber Supply Chain

Michael Symon
Celebrity chef and restauranteur

Andy Szanger
Director, Corporate Sales, CDW

Benny Tadele
VP, Global Merchant Payments Solutions, ACI Worldwide

Kevin Tapscott
VP, Solution Consulting, Americas, Reflexis, now a part of Zebra Technologies

Cami Téllez
CEO and Co-founder, Parade

Allen Terleto
Field CTO, Redis Labs

Carrie Tharp
VP, Retail & Consumer, Google Cloud, Google

Bill Thayer
Co-founder and Co-CEO, Fillogic

Gail Tifford
Chief Brand Officer, WW International Inc.

Matthew Townsend
Editor, Bloomberg

Karin Tracy
Head of Industry, Retail/Fashion/Luxury, Facebook

Wayne Usie
EVP, Market Development, Blue Yonder

Tim Vanevenhoven
Director, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

Jarno Vanhatapio

Ben Waltzer
Sales and Business Development Lead, Google Maps

John Waymire
Vice President - North America, Consumer Products & Retail, Capgemini

Omer Waysman
Director, Global eCommerce & Business Development, DANONE

Karen Webster

Deborah Weinswig
CEO and Founder, Coresight Research

Andrea Weiss
CEO and Founder, The O Alliance

Gavin Wheeldon
CEO, Purple

Janey Whiteside
Chief Customer Officer, Walmart

David Wilkinson
President and General Manager, NCR Retail, NCR Corporation

Cheryl Williams
CIO, Wakefern Food Corp

Deesean Wilson
Global Product Manager - Retail Solutions, Microsoft Business, DXC Technology

Stephanie Wissink
Managing Director, Consumer Research, Jefferies

Brendan Witcher
VP and Principal Analyst, Digital Strategy, Forrester Research

Melissa Wong
CEO and Co-founder, Retail Zipline

Rob Wood
Head of Online, The Entertainer

Kevin Wu
Retail Product Manager, Google Maps

Liyia Wu
Founder and CEO, ShopShops Inc.

Chip Yager
VP, Corporate Strategy, Zebra Technologies

Guy Yehiav
GM, Zebra Analytics, Zebra Technologies

Gordon Young
Co-Founder and Editor in Chief, The Drum

Marie Zablocki
VP, Workforce Management, Cinemark

Shelley Zalis
CEO, The Female Quotient, The FQ Lounge

Kris Zanuldin
Head of Product, Amazon Pay/Alexa Money Domain

Dave Zielinski
Business Journalist, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Exhibitors

• ACI Worldwide
• Acquia, Inc
• Adobe
• Adyen
• AFC Ecoplastics - Compostable products & resins
• Agilence, Inc.
• Akeneo
• Algolia
• Alkemics
• Allure Systems
• Alteryx, Inc
• Amazon Web Services
• American Express Company
• Anaplan
• Anyline Inc.
• Apex
• APG Cash Drawer
• Applexus Technologies
• Appriss Retail
• Aptos
• Aptos Latinoamérica
• Aptos Latinoamérica
• Armis
• Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
• AT&T Business
• Attentive
• Auth0
• Avalara
• Avery Dennison
• Axonify
• Beyond Technologies
• Blackhawk Network
• Bloomreach
• Blue Yonder, Inc.
• Bluebird Inc.
• Board International
• Bringg
• Brother
• Business France
• C2RO
• Caast.TV
• Cahoot
• Capgemini
• CB4
• CBX Software
• Centric Software
• Ceridian
• Chargebacks911
• Check Point Software Technologies
• Checkpoint Systems, Inc.
• CI&T. Inc.
• Cisco
• Cisco Meraki
• Cloudreach
• CMV Informatics
• Comcast Business
• ComQi Inc.
• Coveo
• Crane Payment Innovations
• Cybage Software Inc.
• Datalogic
• Dell Technologies
• Denso ADC
• Diebold Nixdorf
• Digimarc Corporation
• Direct Source, Inc.
• dunnhumby
• DXC Technology
• Edgify
• Elavon
• Elo
• Emarsys
• eMazzanti Technologies
• Enterworks
• enVista
• Epson America
• Equinox
• Eversight
• Expivi, inc
• Fabric
• First Insight
• Fiserv
• Flooid
• Forter Inc.
• Fujitsu
• General Touch Co., Ltd.
• gicom LP
• Givex
• GK Software USA, Inc.
• Gladly Software Inc.
• Global Technology Systems
• Google
• Gorgias
• Grant Thornton LLP
• GreyOrange
• Gunnebo
• HappyOrNot Americas
• HELLA Aglaia Mobile Vision GmbH
• Honey by PayPal
• Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions
• HP Inc.
• Hughes | HughesON
• iAdvize
• IBM 1
• IBM 2
• IBM 3
• IBM 4
• IBM 5
• IBM Corporation
• Impact Analytics
• Impinj, Inc.
• Infor Retail
• Ingenico
• InterTrade
• InVue
• ITinSell
• ITL Group
• JumpMind, Inc.
• Juniper
• Kibo
• Kinaxis Inc.
• Kingland
• KIOSK Information Systems
• Klarna Inc
• Körber Supply Chain
• Kount
• Last Mile Venture dba Delivery Solutions
• Level 10
• Lexmark International
• Lightspeed
• Locus Robotics
• Logility, Inc
• Lozier + CASI
• Lucidworks
• Marketing Architects
• Marketplacer
• McFadyen Digital
• Medallia
• Merkle
• MessageGears
• Mi9 Retail
• Microsoft Corporation
• Mirelz Inc.
• MSC - Mediterranean Shipping Co.
• Naveo Commerce
• Navigators Software Pvt. Ltd.
• NCR Corporation
• Nedap
• o9 Solutions, Inc.
• OLS Payments
• One Door
• OneRail
• OnQ
• Opterus Inc.
• Opticon, Inc.
• Orckestra - powered by mdf commerce
• Otterbox
• parcelLab
• PAX Technology
• Planalytics
• Podium
• Pricer
• PricewaterHouseCoopers, LLP
• ProGlove
• Publicis Sapient
• Pythian
• Qualtrics, LLC
• Redis Labs, Inc.
• Reflexis Systems, Inc.
• Relex Solutions
• Retail Content Service Inc.
• Retail Pro International
• Retail Robotics
• Retail Zipline
• RetailNext
• Retalon, Inc.
• Revionics, an Aptos Company
• Richpanel Inc
• RichRelevance
• Rightpoint
• Rilla
• Riskified
• Rizing
• Salesfloor
• Salesforce
• Salesforce: Connect Legacy Systems
• Salesforce: Connected Commerce
• Salesforce: Digital First Service
• Salesforce: Next Generation Loyalty
• Salesforce: Unified Marketing
• Salesforce: Unlock Data and Insights
• Samsung Electronics America
• SAP Consumer Products
• SAP Customer Experience
• SAP Digital Supply Chain
• SAP Digital Supply Chain
• SAP Success Factors
• SAP Success Factors
• Savantis Solutions
• Scandit Inc.
• Schaefer Systems International, Inc.
• Seiko Instruments
• Sensormatic Solutions
• SES-imagotag
• Shanghai Xiangcheng Communication Technology Co., Ltd
• SHIFT - Workforce Management
• Shift4 Payments
• Shipup
• Shopopop
• Shyft
• Simplain Software Solutions LLC
• Simplifield
• Simplr
• Skopenow
• SmarDTV Global
• Smartway
• Something Digital
• SpacePole, Inc.
• Spectrum
• Spencer Technologies
• SPS Commerce
• Star Micronics
• Stibo Systems
• StoreForce
• StyleSage
• Stylumia Intelligence Technology PVT LTD
• Surefront
• Suuchi Inc.
• TaxJar
• TDX Tech
• Team8
• TGW Systems, Inc.
• The UK's Department of International Trade
• ThryveAI
• Tibco Software Inc
• Tidel
• Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc.
• Transaction Connect
• Treasure Data
• TruRating inc.
• Twilio Inc.
• Vayyar Imaging
• Verifone, Inc.
• Verint
• Verizon
• Verteego
• Vertex, Inc.
• Vertiv Co.
• VMware
• VoCoVo
• Vserve Ebusiness Solutions
• Wilkins Avenue Immersive AR
• Wipro Limited
• WizVille
• Workday
• WorkForce Software
• WorkJam
• Worldpay from FIS
• Xovis AG
• Yoobic
• Zebra Technologies
• Zendesk
• ZineOne Inc.
• zzzBlueText