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Unprecedented disruption – unparalleled opportunity

NRF Retail’s Big Show promises to deliver many breakthrough moments – and we want to share them with you. Join us at the Capgemini Lounge for exclusive events, exciting demos and enticing discussions that will help you find your next opportunity in the era of disruption. Sign up today to gain access to our Capgemini Lounge and to join us for our exclusive programming and networking events.

A 5-minute walk from the Javits Center, The Capgemini Lounge is where NRF attendees can experience our latest omnichannel retail demos, attend our exclusive events, network with industry insiders, and connect with our retail experts – all in a relaxed, hospitable, and spacious lounge.
The Capgemini Lounge
Hudson Mercantile, 500 West 36th Street, New York City, NYC

Sunday, January 15 – Monday, January 16

Can’t break away from the hustle and bustle of Retail’s Big Show? Join us on the expo floor at the Javits Center:

Booth #4174
Javits Center, New York City, NYC
Sunday, January 15 – Tuesday, January 17

Exclusive programming and events at The Capgemini Lounge

Saturday, January 14, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join senior executives of leading grocers, mass merchandise and drug brands from around the world for an open discussion on the most pressing topics affecting today’s retailers.

Sunday, January 15, 8:30 am – 9:45 am

Join us as we host Andreas Bierlmeier, Senior Director Digital Store Solutions, Finance & IT – Omnichannel, Adidas and Randy John, Adidas – Director IT Technology Consultancy – Digital Store Solutions along-with Linda Santing, Market Area manager Northeast, IKEA for an in-depth discussion on transformation and purpose.

Sunday, January 15, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the launch of our 2nd annual Consumer Trends Report talking about trends and evolving consumer behaviors within the retail industry especially when it comes to sustainability followed by an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music. Proud to have Adam Trent – one of the original Broadway stars – on our stage!


Monday, January 16, 7:00 am – 8:15 am

Join us for a discussion led by David Dobson, Global Industry Director of Retail, Intel as he shares how digital twins can transform every aspect of the retail business, from customer service to supply chain, and serve as an important step in the Metaverse journey. Breakfast will be served.

Monday, January 16, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Hear from Brendan Witcher, industry analyst, Forrester on how the latest disruptions in the commerce space are driving innovation. Lunch will be served.

Monday, January 16, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for cocktails and an exclusive look at how web 3.0 immersive experiences and NFTs have the potential to radically transform, how customers interact with your brand and build loyalty.

The Capgemini Lounge is open for breakfast, lunch and everything in between.

Breakfast: Sunday and Monday 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Lunch: Sunday and Monday 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Refreshments and hospitality: Sunday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm and Monday, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

What’s “always-on” at The Capgemini Lounge

Cornershop, Capgemini’s flagship store, January 15 -16

Experience one of the most transformative and immersive retail experiences at The Capgemini Lounge, in partnership with Agile Retail.

Sign-up today to receive access to our exclusive Capgemini Lounge and thought leadership events – and to stay connected with us during NRF 2023.

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Meet our experts

Tim Bridges

Expert in Digital Transformation, Leadership, Strategy & Transformation

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.

Ted Levine

Executive Vice President
Ted is an Executive Vice President at Capgemini, serving as a Business Unit Managing Director. With over 26 years of experience at Capgemini, he has spent his career serving clients directly and delivering on some of the largest and most complex Digital and Technology Transformations. Serving across a multitude of industries from Consumer Products and Retail to Hospitality and across Capgemini’s services from management consulting to managed services. Ted believes strong partnerships can create powerful work environments and empowered communities. As a leader for leaders, he serves as the sponsor of Capgemini’s Account Executive Community, empowering customer-first partners across the organization.

Vincent Crimaldi

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.

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.

Mayank Sharma

Vice President
Mayank is a Supply Chain Leader with expertise in driving supply chain transformations through use of digital solutions across planning, procurement, logistics, fulfilment, and sustainability. He has worked across Consulting, Operations and Technology giving him a well-rounded approach to identifying business transformation requirements and re-inventing supply chain operating models through performance-led technology transformations. At Capgemini, he is responsible for leading & growing Capgemini’s Supply Chain Practice for Consumer Goods, Retail and Distribution. Mayank brings unique experience of leading transformations as a consultant at Big 4 and at of leveraging digital solutions within e-commerce supply chain to drive end-to-end supply chain improvement.

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