You are here

Anne Marie Stephen

Anne Marie

CEO and Founder
Retail Innovation Lounge and kwolia
Anne Marie Stephen is the CEO + Founder of KWOLIA, strategic advisory for emerging technologies applied in retail connecting the physical and digital worlds. As a global customer-focused product and service developer, customer experience guru and trends forecaster in retail, she has worked with leading companies including: Panasonic, Disney, Chico’s, AutoZone, Ralph Lauren, Hickory Farms and Macerich integrate innovative solutions for over a decade.

Recognized as a thought leader, She is a sought after speaker and is featured writer for Chain Store Age, Retailing Today, Street Fight, SharpHeels and FierceRetail.

She is Founder of Smart Women in Retail Leadership (SWIRL); President, Location Based Marketing Association (LBMA) Chicago; Mentor at tech accelerators: Plug and Play Brand and Retail Center of Innovation Silicon Valley, RevTech in Dallas and 1871 in Chicago. Anne Marie is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 15
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Innovation Lab Stage, Level 4
According to Credit Suisse and Fung Global Retail and Technology, between 6,700 and 8,600 retail stores will have closed in 2017 – an all-time record. Retailers must increase foot traffic or close their doors. Led by Anne Marie Stephen, this... Read more

Chairman's Circle Sponsors

IBM Corporation
SAP Retail
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Inc.