We are pleased to announce one of the many incredible speakers in our Ignite 2018 lineup. Joy Nicholas, Principal of JN Retail Connections, will be joining us at Ignite 2018 to share retail and business expertise through expertly-guided discussion and vital industry insights.
Joy has been engaged in the food retail industry for more than 30 years. Her extensive network of grocery retail and CPG industry leaders gives her a 360° perspective of retail technology.
Joy served as the SVP/VP of business development for retail technology providers and VP of Research & Technology for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), a leading US supermarket trade association. She was directly responsible for conducting industry research in areas such as retail technology, electronic payments (representing grocers on swipe fee initiatives), and industry standards. Other key responsibilities included supporting the CIO, CFO, and board-level committees.
Additional accomplishments include being the co-founder, former board member, scholarship committee chair, and active advocate for the Network of Executive Women. Joy was recently named one of the Top Women in Grocery in 2017 by Progressive Grocer.
Take Advantage of Joy’s Involvement at Ignite 2018
Breakout Session: Emerging Retail Technologies
In order to navigate the ever-evolving retail world and the increasing reliance on technology, it is imperative that you are not only an expert in current trends, but that you know what is still to come.
Join retail technology guru, Joy Nicholas, to learn first-hand what trends are on the horizon and how you can position your retail space for success among the Amazon and Walmarts of the world. Joy will be holding a breakout session on July 17th and 18th at Ignite 2018 where she will be leading discussion on trending topics such as Artificial Business Intelligence (ABI) and digital payments; such as blockchain technologies like Bitcoin.
Don’t make the mistake of falling behind the technology curve!