Result driven executive with more than 25 years of comprehensive retail experience. Previous roles include serving as a Gartner Research Vice President and lead retail analyst overseeing analysis of hundreds of retail-focused software solutions. Recognized expertise in helping retailers and software companies understand the possibilities of big data, the future of merchandising and the path to creating excellence in the supply chain. Other roles included senior director of global product strategy at Oracle Retail, and vice president of retail for DemandTec. Retail experience includes serving as chief information officer of a billion-dollar grocer, and managing the operations development in the US, as well as directing the supply chain activities in Mexico City, for Walmart Supercenters. Store operations expertise developed at H.E.B Grocery Company with several store department management positions and also managing the perishable pricing activities. As EVP of Predictix Marketing, I lead all internal and external communication and marketing activities.