XNFY Lab - Fast Track Innovation Initiatives

Due the COVID-19 Pandemic a lot will change in the near and long-term future. Many paradigms and businesses are changing; what we thought was guaranteed may longer make sense and what has been predicted is happening so fast that businesses are scrambling to keep up. Ex: eCommerce + deliveries + AI + etc..

Now is time to show the power of an ecosystem and how collaboration/alliances/consortiums can help each business’s – one of our XNFY Lab goal! Check it more - HERE!

For that reason we are preparing a set of initiatives that can help you navigate these changes effectively through the power of partnership and advanced technology with agility.

Initiative 1 - Retailer Advisory Board

Get from the Retailers and CPG's its main problems and challenges where a quick innovation solution can help its business due the current situation and to be prepared for future. The goal is to give to the retailer some advices and suggestion how they can have very quick wins.

The Advisory Board online meeting will have the duration of 1 hour – where the retailer will present its organization, share its main problems / challenges and then with a live discussion with the experts. Will not be a sales event!
Our panel of Advisors / Experts are from different fields – Retail & CPG Strategy, Innovation, AI, Solutions Provider, etc.. In each event the selected advisors (between 5 to 10) will give its inputs and quick wins suggestions.

Our Experts / Advisors

Myron Burke

Myron Burke

Founder at Divergent Technology
Carl Boutet

Carl Boutet

Chief Retail Strategist                 
Rui Maranhão

Dr. Rui Maranhão

Associate Professor & V. Researcher at Google
Inês Domingues

Dr. Inês Domingues

AI Post Doc & Invited Assistant Professor
Marlos Silva

Marlos Silva

DIRECTOR OF R&D AND GRANTS at SONAE
Christopher Davis

Christopher Davis

retail technical strategist at microsoft
Paul Maher

Paul Maher

General Manager - Industry Experiences at Microsoft
Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond

CEO at Uncrowd and Retail Book Author
Jordi Rua

Jordi Rua

Industry Tech Strategist at Microsoft
Frank Artale

Frank Artale

Managing Partner at Prime Foray
Oliver Banks

Oliver Banks

Retailers Transformation Advisor and Podcaster
Michele Camuri

Michele Camuri

Industry Lead - Retail & Consumer Goods at Microsoft
Neil Soni

Neil Soni

Innovation Book Author                 
Michael Grange

Michael Grange

business mentor & advocate for start-ups
Richard Halter

Richard Halter

Global Retail Technology Advisors
Somnath Nandi

Somnath Nandi

Digital Transformation Leader - Retail & CPG at Microsoft
I'm Interested

 

 

Initiative 2 - Quick Wins – Startup's Pitch

Select a best in class startups to pitch its innovative solution for the retailers & CPG have Quick Wins. The goal is to show to the retailer some new opportunities and solutions that can be used very quickly in its organization. The Startup will show the innovative solution, costs, ready-to-use time and a success case.
Each event (online) will have the duration of 30 min – 20 min pitch + 10 min for Q&A. And very exclusive, max 5-10 retailer & CPG attendees.

I'm Interested

 

 

Initiative 3 - Quick PoC's

Usually the retailers & CPG know exactly what innovation they need.. However never have the time and team to work on that. The goal of this initiative is to create together with Universities, Researcher Centers and Partnerships companies a PoC for that retailer requirements as quickly and cheaply as possible.

I'm Interested

 

 

 

For more information, please contact us: info@xnfinity.pt

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