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Consumer Goods Forum 2024


Chicago, USA | June 11-14, 2024

Featuring a special session with McDonald’s. A tech-driven evolution: McDonald’s journey from fast food Icon to digital innovator

As longstanding members of The Consumer Goods Forum, we are excited to be part of the upcoming Global Summit in Chicago, where we will share the stage with McDonald’s as they provide valuable insights from their digital transformation journey. This event offers a valuable opportunity to connect with senior leaders from top global brands and gain insights into the dynamic challenges facing the consumer goods industry.

Executive Fireside Chat: Navigating McDonald’s digital transformation journey

Thursday, June 13 | 12:00 pm – 12:50 am CST
We will be hosting an enlightening fireside chat with Joshua Sloser, Global SVP of Customer & Commercial Innovation at McDonald’s, to delve into McDonald’s remarkable digital transformation journey. From its humble beginnings as a burger company to becoming a digital powerhouse, McDonald’s has redefined its brand through innovative digital products and ecosystems, delivering significant value.
During the session, Joshua will share insights into the catalysts that sparked this transformation on a global scale, the challenges encountered along the way, and invaluable advice for senior executives considering a similar digital journey.


Joshua Sloser

Joshua Sloser

Global SVP of Customer & Commercial Innovation, McDonald’s

Tim Bridges

Tim Bridges

Global Head of Consumer Products & Retail, Capgemini

Mike Mittelstadt

Mike Mittelstadt

EVP – Consumer Products & Retail, Capgemini

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Meet our experts

Lindsey Mazza

Global Retail Lead, Capgemini
Lindsey is Capgemini’s Global Retail Lead. She is a retail thought leader and subject matter expert who specializes in shopper-centric, unified-channel commerce and innovation. With nearly 20 years’ experience in retail transformation, Lindsey has served some of the world’s largest retailers in analytics-enabled integrated planning and execution, from consumer demand to receipt.

Tim Bridges

Global Head of Consumer Products & Retail
Tim Bridges leads Capgemini’s Global Sectors and the Consumer Products, Retail, Distribution (CPRD) global sector practice, a portfolio that includes major global retail, fashion, restaurant, consumer products, transportation, and distribution brands such as McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Meijer, Office Depot, Domino’s, and Unilever.

Owen McCabe

Vice President, Digital Commerce – Global Consumer Goods & Retail, Capgemini
Owen is Capgemini’s Global VP for eCommerce. He previously led the Digital Commerce Practice at Kantar and held senior marketing and sales roles at both Procter & Gamble and Nestle. He has domain expertise in eCommerce, digital marketing, brand marketing, route-to-market strategy, and category management. Owen’s passion for digital commerce came about after a private equity assignment in an online travel business.

Kees Jacobs

Consumer Products & Retail Global Insights & Data Lead, Capgemini
Kees is Capgemini’s overall Global Consumer Products and Retail sector thought leader. He has more than 25 years’ experience in this industry, with a track record in a range of strategic digital and data-related B2C and B2B initiatives at leading retailers and manufacturers. Kees is also responsible for Capgemini’s strategic relationship with The Consumer Goods Forum and a co-author of many thought leadership reports, including Reducing Consumer Food Waste in the Digital Era.