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Last Year's Speakers

Christina Garratt
Partner & Automation Programme Lead
Christina Garratt is a senior manager and intelligent automation lead for John Lewis. She has over 20 years’ retail IT industry experience, and has delivered multiple programmes of technology change across John Lewis physical estate, ERP, Contact Centre Systems and RPA. In her current role, Christina leads a multidisciplinary team of ...
Karl Boyce
Head of Digital & CRM
Karl Boyce is currently Head of Digital & CRM at Domino's Pizza Group. He has considerable digital and CRM marketing experience, having delivered transformational strategies for a number of FTSE businesses within complex, multi-stakeholder environments. He is a people-orientated person, with a particular passion for developing and supporting the growth of ...
Rob Wood
Head of Online
Rob Wood is Head of Online at The Entertainer, the UK's fastest growing toy retailer. During Rob's 8 years at The Entertainer he's overseen 7x online growth and introduced a range of market-leading multichannel features including 30 minute click and collect, pre-order and a Santa Claus chat bot.
Chris McGrath
TCS Product Manager, Retail IT – Customer Engagement Hub
Chris McGrath is passionate about building the digital landscape by which Marks and Spencer’s will win in this world, as it is now, and in the future. His part in this is to lead their transformational programmes that will create a digital engagement hub that is driven by machine ...
Dr Heather Walker
Data Scientist
Dr Heather Walker is a data scientist at Wiggle CRC, a global online cycle and tri sports retailer. Tasked with bringing best in class predictive modelling and personalisation to Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles, Heather is well familiar with the challenges of setting up a new data science function. Her ...
Mark Terry
Tech Lead Data Platform
Mark Terry is the Tech Lead at Holiday Extras, the UK's market leader in travel add-ons. He has more than 20 years’ experience, from linux systems, databases and security, to e-commerce, and web tech - including running his own web-hosting startup. Mark currently leads a team developing Holiday Extras’ real-time streaming ...
Michael Mrini
Director of Information Technology
Michael Mrini joined Edwardian Hotels London (EHL) in 1997 as Director of Information Technology. Software development was one of Michael’s passions which he put to good use when he introduced automation and data analysis in his department during his first year with the Company. By the year 2000, Michael had formed ...
Nick Masca
Data Scientist
Nick Masca is a Data Scientist at the tech unicorn Skyscanner. Having previously carried out a number of different roles across various industries - such as insurance, law, food tech and academia - he has experienced the joys and gains of delivering successful AI products, as well as felt the ...
Megi Hoxha
Data, Analytics & AI Team Leader
Megi Hoxha is leading the Data, Analytics & AI Team for Levi Strauss Europe. She is responsible for the strategy, application, and execution of AI across all areas of the business in Europe. Megi has previously worked on enabling the broader analytics community in Levi Strauss Europe by leading change in ...
Eugene Fisher
Strategy Architect
Eugene Fisher is currently a Strategy Architect with River Island. An entrepreneurial strategist passionate about helping businesses innovate, transform and thrive - he has launched six- and seven-figure products in startup, mid-cap and blue chip environments across retail, travel and banking sectors. Eugene thrives in fast-paced, ambiguous environments where new ...
Rebecca Vickery
Data Scientist
Rebecca Vickery is a key member of the data science team at Holiday Extras. Her role has been instrumental in developing some of the first machine learning capabilities for the business, building customer segmentation and marketing models, and helping to the move the business from descriptive reporting to predictive and ...
Natalia Konstantinova
Lead Software Engineer R&D
Natalia Konstantinova is currently a lead software engineer in the R&D department of Shell Energy, the UK's largest independent energy provider, supplying gas and electricity to around one million UK homes. She is a great enthusiast with over 10 years' experience in the application of Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, ...
Orlando Machado
Chief Data Scientist
Orlando Machado has 20 years of bringing data to life, working at board level with major organisations in the private and public sectors. He is currently Chief Data Scientist at Aviva Quantum, a global data science practice with over 500 members. His past experience includes being Chief Data Scientist at MoneySuperMarket, Head ...
Christina Leo
Cloud Solution Architect
Speaker profile coming soon...
Florin Stingaciu
Customer Engineer
Florin Stingaciu is a Customer Engineer working for Google Cloud in the retail domain. In his past life, he worked primarily as a Systems Architect in the private cloud domain, specifically with Openstack, to build enterprise ready solutions across various industries. In his spare time, he loves to cook, travel, ...
Andrew Fowkes
Head of Retail Centre of Excellence,
Andrew Fowkes is retail solutions director within Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for the Global Retail Practice (GRP) of SAS. He has over 16 years of experience in the retail industry and leverages his merchant experience in guiding retailers as they blend the art of retailing with the science of ...
Tom Leggitt
Head of Intelligent Automation
Tom Leggett is Head of Intelligent Automation at Reply and is passionate about helping retailers transform customer experiences and drive productivity using Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Robotic Process Automation.
He has a wealth of experience in the retail sector and has delivered innovative solutions which drive measurable business benefit ...
Dr Milos Milojevic
Dr Milos Milojevic is a Technology Strategy Consultant at Capgemini Invent, a digital innovation, consulting and transformation business line of Capgemini. Milos is specialised in the Internet of Things (IoT), digital transformation and Artificial Intelligence (AI). He helps senior executives to understand the latest technologies and their ecosystems, identify viable ...
Shaid Latif
Retail Industry Value Advisor, SAP
Shaid Latif works closely with company boards and senior leadership teams, supporting their ambition to deliver transformative programmes, typically involving technology or strategic consulting. Shaid has global experience of IT, R&D, HR and indirect category sourcing and executing individual projects or managing a programme of strategic sourcing.
Dr Geraint Evans
former CMO
Dr Geraint Evans is an award-winning international chief marketing officer, board advisor, author and academic researcher. He has held a variety of global marketing leadership roles and delivered work for brands such as Odeon Cinemas Group, Virgin Media, Tesco, Boots and Whitbread. Geraint also consults with a wide variety of ...
Simon Walk
Senior Data Scientist
Simon Walk works as Senior Data Scientist at Detego GmbH where he leverages data mining, machine learning and deep learning techniques to improve RFID-based processes for several global players in the fashion industry, such as Adidas, Levi's and Bestseller. In the past he was working as a scientific developer at ...
Wayne Kay
Regional Vice President of Sales EMEA
Wayne Kay is the Regional Vice President of Sales for TTEC Digital. From the mid 1990’s to the early 2000’s he had the good fortune to be at the cutting edge of the inception and then transformation of many great contact centres across EMEA. Some 15+ years later and with the ...
Kevin Crain
Director, EMEA Technology Marketing
I'm a seasoned business development executive, technologist and strategist having learnt my trade with one of the best technology companies in the world.

I'm a believer in the value of personal relationships, business partnerships and commercial alliances in order to get the best results in the most efficient way possible... ...
Mark Venables
Journalist, Editor & Broadcaster
Speaker profile coming soon...

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14 October 2020


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