Shrenik Sadalgi

Shrenik Sadalgi
Director, R&D, Wayfair Next
Wayfair
Shrenik Sadalgi is an ideator, a futurist, a thinker-doer and a technologist. As head of Wayfair Next, he leads the exploration of far-future R&D for Wayfair where he’s pioneering the future of retail and home by leveraging emerging technologies. Shrenik also serves as Chairman of the Khronos 3D Commerce Exploratory Group, a group of leading retail and technology companies exploring the opportunity to accelerate the adoption of 3D experiences by establishing a set of universal standards for platform-agnostic 3D model creation and distribution.

Prior to joining Wayfair, he helped build Horizon Mobile out of the CTO’s office at VMware, helped create a pointer-based, interactive media system for TV at Hillcrest Labs, and an AR experience allowing users to collaborate and casually create music in a shared physical space called ARmonica that was exhibited at UIST 2010. Shrenik holds a Masters in Computer Science from Columbia University where he was a recipient of the MSTA fellowship.

Speaking in:

Thursday
June 24
1:45 pm2:15 pm
It fits, it works, it’s the right color--that’s what matters to customers. They don’t want to return merchandise any more than retailers want to accept returned goods. Augmented reality is taking  guesswork out of the purchasing process and these retailers are here to share their experiences. Each is at a different stage with AR, but both have insights that could make a case for moving into the… Read more