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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 Centre, 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 Centre:

Booth #4174
Javits Centre, 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

Our banner event for NRF 2023, join us for the launch of our 2nd annual Consumer Trends Report and hear from industry experts who are driving sustainability and innovation in a world of disruption. Discussion followed by cocktail and networking hour.

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.

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 Leadership, Strategy, Transformation
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.

Lindsey Mazza

Expert in Supply Chain

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.

Vince Crimaldi

Vice President
Vince Crimaldi is a leader in Capgemini’s Consumer Products, Retail, and Services (CPR&S) market unit leadership team, responsible for strategy development and industry-specific solutions for many of Capgemini’s largest Consumer Products, Retail, Distribution, Restaurant, Grocery, and Pharmacy clients. With more than 25 years of experience in designing and delivering transformational technology-based solutions, Vince has accomplished this in a global context, forming teams spanning the U.S, Europe, Asia, Australia, LATAM, and the Middle East, while working in various global markets within Europe and Asia.

Kees Jacobs

Expert in Consumer Products & Retail

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.