WIRED RETAIL will once again gather dynamic speakers who are evolving the sector using digital technologies; disrupting the way we buy, sell and interact with commerce. Session themes will include new human-computer interfaces, the future of the city, on-demand delivery and much more.
Confirmed speakers include:
Additional names will be announced over the coming weeks.
WIRED RETAIL will once again bring together startups, tech giants and established high-street players to explain and discuss the converging trends and technologies disrupting commerce today. It will offer a future-facing look at the emerging opportunities for smart retailers, disruptors, investors, marketers, designers, advertisers, buyers and policymakers.
Speakers at last year’s event included: Jo Bertram, who leads Uber’s UK, Ireland and Nordic operations; Jessi Baker, founder of Provenance; Cristian van Tienhoven of Amazon Merchant Services; William D McMaster, head of VR at Visualise; James Allgrove, head of UK growth for Stripe; Stefan Siegel, founder & CEO of NOT JUST A LABEL; Sebastian Siemiatkowski, co-founder & CEO of Klarna; Paul Clarke, director of technology at Ocado Technology; Ken Denman, president & CEO of Emotient; Si Brown, co-founder & CMO of skignz; Bram de Zwart of 3D Hubs; James Crawford from Orbital Insight; and Robert Gentz, Co-founder of Zalando,
Aimed at a high-level executive audience, attendees will enjoy the opportunity to network with like-minded, intellectually curious individuals from the sector.
There are a limited number of tickets available for WIRED RETAIL, at a full price of £999. A 20% discount is available to “early birds” until August 12. Retail sector startups have access to a 50% discount. For further information, or for registration, go to www.wired.co.uk/retail16.
WIRED’s annual headline event, WIRED2016, will be held on November 3-4, 2016 at London’s Tobacco Dock, E1, with WIRED NEXT GENERATION curated specifically for young people – the innovators of the future – taking place on Saturday, November 5 at the same venue.
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