Webinar: Using Data to Manage Your Business

August 5, 2020
12:00-1:00 CST

This webinar will be for MAG current and prospect merchant members.


Two leading tech start-ups will share their perspective on how they are enabling merchants to better manage and operate their business using different forms and sources of data. Each company will share their perspective, followed by a moderated interview and audience Q&A. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Assess modern approach to data architecture
  2. Identify specific opportunities to leverage data to improve business operations
  3. Understand how other merchants have applied certain capabilities to drive commercial results

Agratchev_Alexei_photo Alexei Agratchev - CEO, RetailNext

Alexei Agratchev is the CEO and Co-founder of RetailNext and he serves on its Board of Directors.

Before founding RetailNext in 2007, the world’s first technology company dedicated to providing advanced in-store analytics for brick-and-mortar retail businesses, Alexei spent eight years at
Cisco Systems. During his tenure at Cisco, Alexei held a number of leadership positions with direct responsibility for developing and launching new product lines. He was the Founder and
General Manager of an internal startup within the Cisco Systems Emerging Technologies Group focused on developing video applications for the gaming and retail markets.

Prior to Cisco Systems, Alexei was a consultant at Accenture in its Electronics and High Tech Operating Unit. He was responsible for the design and implementation of enterprise solutions that enhanced business performance for various corporations.

Recently named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list, Alexei holds a
bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Claremont McKenna College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He has also completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program and the Cisco Leadership Series. 

Josh Neckes - President, Simon Data

Joshua Neckes is President and Co-Founder of Simon Data, the first and only enterprise customer data platform with a fully-integrated marketing suite. Prior to founding Simon, Josh led marketing teams and provided his expertise in strategic planning, business development, user acquisition, sales, and product management to major brands.

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