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Luq Niazi


Global Managing Director Consumer Industries
Luq is the IBM Global Managing Director for Consumer Industries and is responsible worldwide for industry strategy and client service, business development, solutions and platforms, alliance partnerships, thought leadership and senior talent. His strengths lie in helping clients shape and deliver strategic business and technology transformation with over 25 years of experience across the value chain and multiple industries.

Luq's current business focus is to empower Consumer (Retail, CPG, Agri) clients to transform their products / services, capability and ecosystems through digital technologies including Cloud, AI, Blockchain, IoT and Interactive to deliver new levels of experience, performance and value.

Luq holds a BSc (1st Class Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University and an MBA (Distinction) from Imperial College, London. He is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Luq is also a Board Director of the UK Maserati Club.
Luq is married and lives in the UK and in free time enjoys travel, classic cars, walking, skiing, photography, music, art, theatre, comedy, food and wine.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 14
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Innovation Stage, Level 4
By 2021, 75% of retailers will be using AI /Intelligent Automation for supply chain and demand forecasting, consumer intelligence, and marketing campaign management. In this session, Katherine Cullen (Director, Retail and Consumer insights, NRF),... Read more