Emerging Technologies Futurist for the Retail industry

Dr Mark van Rijmenam, CSP

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A visionary strategic futurist, Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, CSP, informs organizations about the transformative nature, potential, and dangers of AI, the metaverse, and other emerging technologies. As a celebrated keynote speaker in the retail industry, Global Speaking Fellow, and author of five books, he captivates audiences across the globe.

Keynote topics:

  • Navigating the World of Emerging Technologies in the Retail industry: Down the Rabbit Hole
  • How Emerging Technologies are Shaping the Future of the Retail industry
  • The Next Wave of innovation: Exploring the Impact of Emerging Technologies


"This was an awe-inspiring session with Mark van Rijmenam and Nestlé leaders We are very grateful for him sparking curiosity and sharing a glimpse of what the metaverse entails, and the fact that some elements are not tomorrow but today."

- Gonzalo Vega Center of Learning and Inspiration - Rive Reine - Nestlé

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Tap into the potential of emerging technologies in retail with a futurist, unlocking new horizons for business growth and customer engagement.

Unveiling Emerging Technologies in Retail

As an Emerging Technologies Futurist, my focus is on unveiling the myriad possibilities that cutting-edge innovations bring to the retail industry. I dissect the impact of burgeoning technologies such as AI, VR, blockchain, and IoT on various elements of retail including inventory management, customer experience, and logistics. My aim is to equip industry leaders to embrace and harness these emerging technologies, leading to efficient operations, personalized customer experiences, and resilient business models.

Enhancing Customer Experience with Emerging Technologies

The role of emerging technologies in shaping customer interactions in retail is pivotal. I scrutinize this aspect, demonstrating how to use these technologies to augment customer loyalty, deliver personalized experiences, and fuel business growth. My insights aim to guide businesses to effectively leverage these innovations, ensuring an enriching customer journey and sustainable growth.

Emerging technologies are rapidly redefining the retail landscape. I offer an analysis of the imminent changes in the retail industry, emphasizing the far-reaching implications of these technologies on operational dynamics, competitive structures, and evolving business models. These insights aim to prepare businesses for the future, allowing them to strategize for change and stay ahead of the curve.

Projecting Retail's Future with Emerging Technologies

The integration of emerging technologies into retail operations demands strategic insight. I share insights on efficacious strategies for the successful assimilation of these technologies, addressing potential challenges and suggesting practical solutions. This knowledge aims to assist retail businesses in their journey through technological change, maximizing the benefits and ensuring a seamless transition.

I am dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders to navigate the rapidly changing landscape of technology and innovation. I pride myself on being a relatable and informative speaker with a proven track record of success.

Strategizing for Emerging Technologies in Retail

Ready to explore how my keynote can elevate your event? I'm here to deliver an unforgettable experience. Based in Sydney, Australia, I'm eager to discuss your vision and tailor my expertise to your needs. To get started, you can book a meeting through my calendar, complete the form below or reach me directly via WhatsApp or call for urgent requests at +61451001320

I'll respond within 24 hours, and we can begin planning an extraordinary event together.

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