Future Stores Seattle 2018

June 18 - 21, 2018

Sheraton Seattle, WA

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Leslie Grandy

Senior Director, Seattle Technology Development Center
Best Buy

Leslie Grandy combines 20 years in technology product marketing and development with 13 years of previous experience in motion picture and television commercial production to create innovative solutions that drive measurable results for both B2B and B2C companies.

Grandy currently serves as the Senior Director at Best Buy’s Seattle Technology Development Center, where she leads the mobile apps, digital media and advertising product teams. Prior to Best Buy, Grandy was the SVP, Digital Media Product and Development for Discovery Communications, where she led the teams responsible for delivering the companies owned and operated experiences across web, mobile and TV Everywhere platforms.

As Vice President, Product Development at T-Mobile, Leslie led the launch of the first Android/Google developed phone, the T-Mobile G1, and shepherded the release of no less than six versions of the company’s iconic Sidekick device, deemed by Forbes.com as a “Hall of Fame” handset along with the Razr and iPhone. Realizing innovation is a hallmark of Leslie’s development teams, as further illustrated by the launch of the first BlackBerry device in a flip form factor. On the service side, her product development team included the T-Mobile franchise service, My Faves, which grew under her leadership to over 10 million subscribers. Prior to her tenure at T-Mobile, Leslie served as the Senior Director, Apple Online Stores, Americas, where she was responsible for driving online sales from Apple.com.

4:55 PM Panel: Gen Z Expectations For Shopping And The In-Store Experience

Gen Z (born between the mid 1990s and 2000s) holds 44 billion in buying power and not surprisingly, their expectations, neuro physiology and shopping behaviors are different than the generations before them. What’s critical to know is that 98% of Gen Z shoppers prefer to shop in store. Find out more about:
•What Gen Z expects from brands and how they prefer to engage with brands
•How to incorporate the mobile experience into bricks for this always on generation
•Surprising trends about their shopping behaviors

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Leslie.

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