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The Future of Retail — Expert Panel Discussion & Exclusive Interviews

Watch the video recordings from our “Mendix World is Hosting Retail – live event in Coventry”, organised by Objectivity, in partnership with Mendix.

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Panel Discussion & Exclusive Interviews


Objectivity and Mendix gathered retail peers, thought leaders, and knowledge partners to share insights on business-critical challenges, upcoming trends, and disruptive technologies.

Watch the 5 on-demand recordings to find out what our panel experts had to say about:

  • The new retail model and how technology can be leveraged to provide actionable insights and efficiencies that can help retailers succeed in today’s market.

  • Omnichannel customer experience — how the role of the store has evolved to meet the emergent needs of consumers in the new retail reality.

  • Low-code’s role in supporting market-tailored innovation and— how rapid development capabilities can be leveraged for business enablement.

  • Risk management in retail — how to respond to a changing market landscape and what to pay attention to in order to ensure the stability of your business.

  • Sustainable business transformation in retail — how retailers can reduce their carbon footprint to help the environment and address consumers’ sustainability concerns.


Our experts

Key Speakers

Speaker Mike Barry

Mike Barry

Strategic Advisor, Speaker, Commentator on Sustainable Business

Mike is a leader in sustainable change. One of the pioneers of green business in the corporate world he helped to develop, launch and implement Marks and Spencer’s ground-breaking sustainability programme, Plan A. He helped the business engage in some of the world’s leading collaboration platforms for sustainability such as the World Economic Forum, the Consumer Goods Forum and Business in the Community. Having worked at an international level of business, with charities, with think tanks, and with start-ups he has a broad array of experience. Upon leaving M&S he formed Mikebarryeco Ltd in order to support organisations across society and the economy to deliver sustainable change.

Speaker Miya Knights

Miya Knights

Author, Publisher, Research Director and Consultant

Miya has over 20 years' experience as an author, journalist and publisher, research analyst and consultant, specialising in enterprise technology use in retail. She began her research career as Senior Research Analyst with IDC Retail Insights, having edited Retail Technology magazine for 10 years, which she now also owns and publishes. She is consistently ranked as one of the top retail technology industry influencers, and has recently appeared on the BBC, Channel 4, ITN and Sky News, and has been quoted by Retail Week, Retail Touchpoints, RETHINK Retail, The Grocer and PaymentSource among many others. Most recently, she served as Head of Industry Insight for digital marketing technology provider, Eagle Eye Solutions, helping major retailers build best-in-class loyalty and promotions strategies.

Photo Pat Moynihan

Pat Moynihan

Independent Consultant

Pat Moynihan has 30 years’ experience in the delivery of quality IT systems and running significant IT functions. He is a senior IT leader in both the Retail and Telecoms sectors, where he worked for Primark, Vodafone and O2. He has extensive technology management experience and a successful track record in digital transformation, innovation programs, organisational and people development. He is exceptionally customer focused and has delivered significant business value through the use of business intelligence technology and tools. Above all, he has a consistent track record in change management and delivering business results.

Speaker Webinar Conrad Digan

Conrad Digan 

Director of Retail Services, Objectivity Ltd

Conrad recently joined Objectivity as Director of Retail Services. A Retail Executive and Consultant with 20+ years of corporate leadership experience across a range of sectors including Food, Hospitality, Fashion and Marketing. As Director of Retail Operations and Customer Experience with Primark his role spanned 11 countries and he held a variety of leadership roles in central and field-based teams for Marks and Spencer across the UK and Ireland. He is passionate about improving the customer experience and has a proven track record in delivering a customer centric agenda.

Webinar Host Wayne Swallow

Wayne Swallow

Independent Consultant

Wide-ranging Director level experience spanning 30 years in wholesale/retail, logistics, IT and operations. Wayne is a strategic Advisor with responsibility for new business across Retailer and POS estates, worldwide. A former MD of one of the UK’s largest Point-Of-Sale companies and previously the IT Director for Nisa Retail. Wayne brings a wealth of strategic and multi-faceted expertise.

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