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Disruption Forum NY 2019 panel

Accelerate your retail business with smart digital solutions

Join our event to learn how to adapt to rapid changes, gather insights on how leading retail and e-commerce companies are tackling the current crisis, how they are doubling down on implementing digital solutions, and more.

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  • Top Experts

    Meet experts from the leading retail companies and learn from their vast experiences.
  • Trending Topics

    Deepen your knowledge about technologies that are important for retailers, such as Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, or Virtual Reality.
  • Actionable advice

    Our speakers will share battle-tested and actionable tips.
  • 100% online experience

    Join straight from the comforts of your home office or sit back and relax on your couch.
One-third of shoppers purchased food online over the past week, with 41% being first-time online food and grocery shoppers.

Gordon Haskett Research Advisors

Survey Results, March 2020

Key talking points

  • Latest technologies

    Learn how to leverage technologies like ML, AR, VR to collect and use data, understand what your customers expect better, and offer a more enriching omni-channel experience.
  • Digital Retail Solutions

    Delve into concrete use cases: Click & collect, PoS, Self-checkout. Check how these technologies can help you solve challenges such as low profit margins, or high costs of last-mile delivery.
  • Impact of Covid-19

    Get to know experts’ viewpoint on the shift in consumer behavior caused by the crisis. Learn how to adapt to these challenges and address the accelerating opportunities in the digital space.


Disruption Forum Retail: The Lineup
  • Jipy Mohanty photo

    Jipy Mohanty

    Senior Director, Groceries & Verticals at Delivery Hero
  • Tomasz Blicharski photo

    Tomasz Blicharski

    VP of the Management Board, Chief Financial & Development Officer at Żabka Polska
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    Tom Elkins

    Head of Mobile for Buyer Experience at eBay
  • Mirco Pasqualini photo

    Mirco Pasqualini

    VP Strategic and Innovation Design at Originate
  • Bartek Pucek photo

    Bartek Pucek

    Country Digital Manager at IKEA
  • Paul McConnell photo

    Paul McConnell

    Head of Digital Studio, Associate Director at Arup
  • Christian Borchert photo

    Christian Borchert

    Head of Consumer and Apps at
  • Konstantin Koratov photo

    Konstantin Korotov

    Professor of Organizational Behavior and Faculty Lead of the Executive MBA Program at ESMT Berlin
  • Ladislav Ambrovics photo

    Ladislav Ambrovics

    CEO at Minit Slovakia
  • Piotr Kruszyński photo

    Piotr Kruszyński

    CEO at PizzaPortal
  • Jakub Gierszyński photo

    Jakub Gierszyński

    eCommerce and Marketing Director at Inter Cars
  • Patrycja Rudnicka photo

    Patrycja Rudnicka

    Research Expert at Mobee Dick
  • Moritz Spangenberg photo

    Moritz Spangenberg

    Strategy & Transformation Leader at Netguru
  • Kubilay Sengun photo

    Kubilay Sengun

    Managing Director EMEA at Insider

Who is this event for?

The event is dedicated to professionals responsible for accelerating digital processes in retail or ecommerce companies, those managing the Innovation or Strategy Departments, Heads of Technology or specialists in charge of Product Development or Management within the retail industry.

Disruption Forum Retail 2020: Agenda

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  1. 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Grab a brew and log in - registration and networking

    Take your time to look around
  2. 5:00 PM - 5:05 PM


    Welcome speech and overview of the agenda by Moritz Spangenberg, Retail Transformation practice lead at Netguru
  3. 5:05 PM - 5:40 PM

    Impact of Covid-19 - how to adapt to short- and long-term shift in consumer behaviour

    Panel discussion with Tom Elkins, Head of Mobile for Buyer Experience at eBay, Bartek Pucek, Country Digital Manager at IKEA, Tomasz Blicharski, VP of the Management Board, Chief Financial & Development Officer at Żabka Polska, Konstantin Korotov, Professor of Organizational Behavior, ESMT Berlin
  4. 5:45 PM - 6:05 PM

    A post pandemic design - how to design things, businesses and life after lockdown

    Panel discussion with NY design experts: Mirco Pasqualini, VP Strategic and Innovation Design at Originate, Paul McConnell, Head of Digital Studio, Associate Director at Arup
  5. 6:10 PM - 6:25 PM

    Are dark stores the future of post-pandemic retail?

    Fireside chat with Jipy Mohanty, Senior Director, Groceries & New Verticals at Delivery Hero
  6. 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Retail's New Reality: From Experiences to Conversions

    How e-commerce companies prepare for the next phase of COVID-19 with Jakub Gierszyński - eCommerce and Marketing Director, Inter Cars, Christian Borchert - Head of Consumer & Apps,, Piotr Kruszyński - Chief Executive Officer, PizzaPortal
  7. 7:05 PM - 7:30 PM

    First steps of brick and mortar retailers in e-commerce

    Panel discussion with Ladislav Ambrovics, CEO at Minit bakery and Konrad Jarociński, R&D Lead at Netguru.
  8. 7:30 PM until the last guest

    Simultaneous Expert Sessions

  9. Smart AR, VR and mobile solutions for your stores

    Expert session led by Netguru: Krzysztof Jackowski, Mobile Deputy Engineering Manager, and Konrad Jarociński, R&D Practice Lead
  10. Why retail leaders need to question their omnichannel strategy now

    Expert session led by Moritz Spangenberg, Retail Transformation practice lead at Netguru
  11. How can retail benefit from Machine Learning

    Expert session led by Netguru: Paweł Jarmołkowicz - Machine Learning Engineering Manager, and Grzegorz Mrukwa, Senior Machine Learning Engineer
  12. Why and how retail has to invest in UX research

    How to plan research which will help you reach your business goals? How not to get lost with the research methods? Expert session led by research and design agency Mobee Dick: Natalia Bienias, Head of Design Patrycja Rudnicka, Research Expert Konrad Olejarczyk, Strategist

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