George Shaw

George Shaw
George Shaw
Founder & CEO
Pathr.ai
George Shaw is the Founder and CEO of Pathr.ai™. An accomplished industry veteran working at the intersection of data and engineering, Shaw is a true innovator in the fields of spatial intelligence (coining the term), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and related technology solutions.

Prior to founding Pathr.ai™, Shaw served as Senior Director of Technical R&D at AltSchool. He additionally held senior technical positions at Intel and Target, working respectively as a Principal Engineer and Principal Data Strategist in Consumer IoT.

Preceding Intel and Target, Shaw was a Technical Fellow & Scientific Advisor and Vice President of R&D at RetailNext, revolutionizing the way retailers generate and utilize data about how customers move through their stores. He also served as a consultant at Second Spectrum, implementing spatiotemporal pattern recognition and machine learning technology to provide real-time insights based on NBA player movements.

He has served as an advisor to multiple startups and emerging technology entities and was previously a senior lecturer and educator at Otis College of Art and Design. He additionally holds multiple U.S. patents for his inventive work in the areas of retail analytics methodology, customer movement and path analysis.

Shaw earned his B.A. from Boston University and M.S. from MIT.

Speaking in:

Tuesday
January 16
11:30 am12:30 pm
Expo, Level 3, Expo Stage 3
The impact AI is having on the retail industry is undeniable, and retailers are faced with the unique challenge of harnessing data analytics to optimize the customer experience. With broad networks of physical stores and growing e-commerce environments, retailers are faced with unique infrastructure solution requirements. Remote management capability, continuous insight into operations, customer… Read more