Future Stores Seattle 2018

June 19-June 21, 2018

Sheraton Seattle, Seattle, WA

Contact Us: 1.888.482.6012

Tristan Rogers

Founder and CEO
Concrete
Tristan Rogers is the founder and CEO of Concrete. Tristan started his career in software back in the early 90s, when he embarked on the UK's first "multi-media" Masters course in Oxford. Whilst on the course, he set up his first company, and within 18 months, counted Diageo, the drinks conglomerate, and The Royal Mail as customers.

Concrete was founded in 2005 after a chance encounter with an executive from Marks and Spencer, a $15bn revenue retailer based in the UK. Tristan saw an opportunity to provide a SaaS platform that could help them work smarter with their franchise partners in the 28 countries they were trading. Within a few years, Concrete had recruited many of the UK's leading retail brands, and also Gap, as its first US customer. Since then, Concrete has grown significantly, with the US now its largest market.

Tristan remains focussed on the advancement of Concrete's Retail Intelligence Platform, and close to a number of key business accounts day to day.


1:20 PM Champagne Roundtable Discussions Featuring Leading Retail Innovators

At Future Stores, you’re in control! Get involved in our unique, peer to peer roundtables for the best discussions you’ll have all year. Talk about your key challenges and hear how other institutions are overcoming them. After 30 minutes, you’ll rotate to a new table and tackle a new topic with a new expert host. Use this time as a unique opportunity to dive into a niche topic of your choosing in an informal and intimate setting. Leave the event with new ideas you can put into action as soon as you return to the office.

1. The Benefits, Pitfalls And Success Stories Of Engaging With Store Associates On Mobile
What to look for and watch out for as you endeavor to empower and elevate the performance of your store associates/field teams.
Moderator: Tristan Rogers, Founder and CEO, Concrete
2. Delivering Great Digital Experiences Throughout The Entire Shopping Journey
Moderator: Pete Blair, VP, Marketing, Applause
3. The Spectrum of Personalization
Moderator: Jolie Katz, Director of Product Marketing, RichRelevance
4. Digital and Store: Can't We All Just Get Along?
Moderator: Erin Dorshorst, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Salesforce Commerce Cloud
5. Designing Spaces For Brand Activation
Moderator: Aaron Birney, Director of Retail Design, Gensler
6. Unified Commerce, Mobile And The Enhanced Customer Experience: What Are We Really Trying To Accomplish?
Moderator: Victoria Rose, Director, Software Sales for Specialty & General Retail, Pomeroy/enactor
7. Digital Retail Reckoning: Transitioning From Technology Hype To Business Value
Moderator: Jen Peel, Executive Director, Product Innovation, The Garrigan Lyman Group
8. Using Virtual Presence to Change the In-store and Online Consumer Experience
Moderator: Scott Sobera, SVP, Sales, Help Lightning
9. How Humanized Technology Can Save Retail
Moderator: Anthony Perez, VP, Design, Business Development, Strategy, HARBOR
10. Proximity Retailing: Enable Instant Fulfillment With Warehouse As A Service
Pavan Narkulla, Founder & CEO, Big Lynx

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