Competing successfully in retail has become increasingly tied to reducing costs and funding IT transformation. In this on-demand webinar Kayak founder Terry Jones, Wells Enterprises (and Blue Bunny ice cream brand) CIO Ryan Schaap, and Rimini Street president Sebastian Grady discuss the mandate for digital innovation in the complex, evolving world of retail.
Learn how industry leaders are funding digital transformation for retail and implementing innovative technology; how you can reduce your enterprise software support budget and stop paying into a dated vendor support model; and how the 108-year-old parent company of the Blue Bunny brand is driving growth through acquisitions and digital transformation.
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Mr. Grady is a 27 year veteran of the enterprise software industry with proven executive leadership experience. He has a strong track record in global customer service, enterprise software sales and marketing, enterprise software maintenance sales and service delivery. Mr. Grady has led global enterprise software firms and has developed emerging high-growth technology start-ups into successful ventures.
Best known for founding Travelocity.com and serving as founding Chairman of Kayak.com, Terry Jones has become a powerful voice in the world of entrepreneurship through his numerous speaking engagements and the publication of his books, ON Innovation and Disruption OFF. His career path has established him as a thought leader on innovation in our post covid and increasingly digital world. A graduate of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, Jones, began his career as a travel agent, spent 24 years at American Airlines in marketing and information technology, capping his career as Chief Information Officer of its SABRE division.
Ryan Schaap joined Wells Enterprises in March 2015 as the VP IT & CIO, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in technology roles, cybersecurity, and leading merger and acquisition integrations. Ryan currently serves on several community boards, including membership on the board of directors for the Technology Association of Iowa where he is a past Board Chair. Ryan is also the Deputy member representative for Wells Enterprises on the Iowa Business Council. Ryan received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Management Information Systems from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.