1. Events

Trax Innovation Summit - Virtual Series
April 28-30, 2020

The Innovation Virtual Summit brings like-minded brands and retailers together to learn and share strategies for serving their customers in today’s rapidly changing shopper environment

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Featured Speakers

Jerry Sheldon - VP of Technology, IHL Consulting Group

Andreas Triantafyllidis, National Field Sales Manager, Unilever

Steve Gurney, AWS EMEA BD Leader for Retail, Amazon

Jeanne Danubio - President, North America, Nielsen

João Donato, Senior Director IT Business Partner, Molson Coors

Mark Jagger - Head of Commercial & Business Operations, International, Sanofi

Julie Hunt, Solution Executive & Todd McCourtie, Senior Director, NA Category Management, Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software)

Panos Bethanis, CEO, survey.com

Giovanni Arnese - Perfecting Sales Execution Leader, Bain & Company

Ben Schein, Vice President, Data Curiosity, DOMO

Brad Godwin, SVP, Shopkick

Innovation Summit at a glance

Industry Updates

Industry analysts offer their insights on how to succeed short term and long term through COVID 19 challenge.

Customer Stories

Hear how brands are innovating every day processes
- Maintaining in-store visibility.
- Leveraging scalable work forces
..and more.

Technology Innovations

Hear about innovative new technologies AND innovative new ways to use them.

Q&A

A live Q&A session will immediately follow every presentation. A group discussion room will also be available throughout the event.

Networking

We don’t have to be in the same rooms to keep the conversations going. Share thoughts and ideas (#innovation2020) on your favorite social channel.

Agenda

Select the session you wish to view from the agenda below.

Day 1

Session 1

Session 1

The power to break through: how to turn change into opportunity

Joel Bar-El, CEO, Trax

Session 2

Session 2

Technology, execution & commercial culture

Mark Jagger - Head of Commercial & Business Operations, International, Sanofi

Session 3

Session 3

The time is now for compliance - Combining category management and IoT to bring compliance to the forefront

Julie Hunt, Solution Executive & Todd McCourtie, Senior Director, NA Category Management, Blue Yonder

Session 4

Session 4

Navigating the new reality - Micro-execution at retail

Panos Bethanis, CEO, survey.com

Day 2

Session 1

Session 1

Adapting and thriving in a new retail world

Jerry Sheldon, VP Retail, IHL Group

Session 2

Session 2

The digitalization of field force

Andreas Triantafyllidis, National Field Sales Manager, Unilever

Session 3

Session 3

Leveraging computer vision to bolster retail execution

João Donato, Senior Director IT Business Partner, Molson Coors

Session 4

Session 4

Retail in the Post-COVID era: Navigating troubled waters using BI leverage at cloud scale in record times

Ben Schein, Vice President, Data Curiosity, DOMO

Session 5

Session 5

COVID-19: Understanding the impact on consumer purchasing behaviors

David Gottlieb, Managing Director, Americas, Trax

Day 3

Session 1

Session 1

Meeting consumer needs with confidence

Jeanne Danubio, President, North America, Nielsen

Session 2

Session 2

From warehouse, to store, to consumer, how retailers like Amazon are leveraging machine learning

Steve Gurney, AWS EMEA BD Leader for Retail, Amazon

Session 3

Session 3

Providing critical recommendations for brands during uncharted times

Giovanni Arnese, Perfecting Sales Execution Leader, Bain and Company

Session 4

Session 4

Social distance customer engagement strategies

Brad Godwin, RVP, Trax

Future Trax Innovation Events

Every year Trax hosts several Innovation events so brand and retail executives from around the globe can come together to learn and share best practices and strategies to better serve their customers. If you would like to be notified of future events simply complete the form below.

Thought Leadership

Gain valuable insight on how to navigate the rapidly changing world of retail.

Customer Stories

Learn from a phenomenal line-up of speakers as they share their stories and tips for how to get ahead of the game on the shelf.

Best Practices Open Exchange

Industry experts will outline best practices, future predictions, toolkits and more to help brands adapt to shopper behavior.

Watch highlights from past Innovation Events hosted by Trax

Trax Innovation Summit 2020

Every year Trax hosts several Innovation events so brand and retail executives from around the globe can come together to learn and share best practices and strategies to better serve their customers. If you would like to be notified of future events simply complete the form below.

Have a question about Events? Contact us at marketing@traxretail.com

Some of the biggest brands have attended past Trax Innovation Days

  • Nestle
  • Nestle
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  • Nestle
  • Nestle

This really opened my mind and broadened my perspective about innovation in my industry. It’s really worth going, to learn and see what the future’s going to bring, things that you can back to your own environment and inspire people.

Leonie Ham, Senior Functional Consultant, Heineken