Join us as we bring to life our analysis by with expert speakers from companies driving the change and we’ll learn from them what type of insights are driving their decision making and exploring the benefits that come along with this type of business model.
Dr. Amanda Parkes is a media designer, technologist, and CTO of Manufacture NY, a fashion incubator and manufacturing hub. Modelled after MIT Media Lab - where Amanda earned her PhD - the space brings together manufacturers, designers, technologists, and scientists. Amanda uses her education in engineering, art history, and kinetic interaction design to create initiatives at the crossroads of science, engineering, and fashion.
Estimote creates small, wireless sensors that use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to detect the location of nearby smartphones to communicate with them. They craft highly capable iBeacon devices, and SDKs that are able to be integrated with app platforms. Estimote creates small, wireless sensors that use Bluetooth low energy (BLE) to detect the location of nearby smartphones and communicate with them.
Robert Stephens, formerly of GeekSquad and Best Buy, explains why a DIY approach for companies creates better customer service
Rachel Schechtman of STORY makes the case for improving retail access—which she says is often more important than money