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 BurkeFounder at Divergent Technology
Carl BoutetChief Retail Strategist
Dr. Rui MaranhãoAssociate Professor & V. Researcher at Google
Dr. Inês DominguesAI Post Doc & Invited Assistant Professor
Marlos SilvaDIRECTOR OF R&D AND GRANTS at SONAE
Christopher Davisretail technical strategist at microsoft
Paul MaherGeneral Manager - Industry Experiences at Microsoft
Richard HammondCEO at Uncrowd and Retail Book Author
Jordi RuaIndustry Tech Strategist at Microsoft
Frank ArtaleManaging Partner at Prime Foray
Oliver BanksRetailers Transformation Advisor and Podcaster
Michele CamuriIndustry Lead - Retail & Consumer Goods at Microsoft
Neil SoniInnovation Book Author
Michael Grangebusiness mentor & advocate for start-ups
Richard HalterGlobal Retail Technology Advisors
Somnath NandiDigital Transformation Leader - Retail & CPG at Microsoft
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.
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.
For more information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org