June 251:00 pm–1:30 pm
The development and use of data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence continues to accelerate rapidly, with analytic capabilities supporting a variety of core functions and business needs. In this session, Wayfair Global Head of Customer and Supplier Technology, Fiona Tan, and Levi Strauss & Co. SVP and Chief Strategy and Artificial Intelligence Officer, Katia Walsh will discuss the important and expanding role AI plays in driving exponential value through their respective businesses. Dominant home furnishings platform Wayfair is supercharging its search-and-recommendation engines by feeding data into sophisticated algorithms, building predictive models with great accuracy. And, global apparel company Levi Strauss & Co. has developed forecasting models and processes to help make smart decisions around optimizing everything from its direct-to-consumer channels to in-store promotions. Hear from two insightful AI experts who are leading the retail industry in the practical application of AI, how to harness troves of data to benefit the business, and where the technology will take them in the future.