Technology is a catalyst in this new era of retail, shaping shopping experiences to serve customers how, when and where they need. Today, everything in the retail industry is envisioned from a customer-centric lens. To reimagine retail tech and assess the tectonic shifts that the industry has witnessed  Walmart Global Tech is back with India’s biggest retail tech event, Converge @ Walmart on Sept. 16, 2022.

In its reimagined second edition this year, the day-long event aims t to bring valuable insights from industry leaders, startup founders and academia on how breakthrough innovations are transforming the retail landscape. The event will host interesting fireside chats, panel discussions and masterclass from an impressive speaker line-up such as:

  • Hari Vasudev (SVP - Retail Tech Platforms and Country Head, Walmart Global Tech)
  • Mayur Datar (Chief Data Scientist, Flipkart)
  • Dr. Rohini Srivathsa (National Technology Officer, Microsoft India)
  • Goda Ramkumar (AVP – Data Science, Swiggy)
  • Vishal Dhupar (Managing Director, Asia South, NVIDIA)
  • Thomas Reju (CDO, IKEA)

Another key highlight of Converge @ Walmart 2022 is the SparkTech Showcase, a tech challenge where students and early-stage startups can submit their solutions across five broad themes that include Data, Future of Retail, Emerging Technology and Supply Chain. Winners of the SparkTech Showcase will be awarded an entry into the Walmart Startup Mentoring Program and a pilot with Walmart Global Tech. Few other perks to watch out are - a possible internship or full-time job opportunity, gift vouchers, and the chance to present your ideas to a global tech leaders and retail enthusiasts.

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