Smita Katakwar

Smita Katakwar
Smita Katakwar
Senior Vice President of Technology
Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
Smita Katakwar is Sr. Vice President of Technology at Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Her team is responsible for defining technical strategies, allowing for the best in-class customer and employee experience at Wegmans. She is also responsible for Data & architecture groups to create a Future Ready Enterprise Architecture. Prior, Smita was Vice President of Product Management, Experience, Design and Engineering at BJ’s Wholesale Club. Previously to joining BJ’s, Smita held the position of Director of Innovation & Strategy at Sears. Smita attended Carnegie Mellon University, where she earned a master’s degree in information system management with highest distinction.

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January 15
10:00 am10:30 am
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
In 2023, generative AI has taken the world by storm overnight. It has transformed retail, helping brands boost sales and win the hearts of their customers like never before. Use cases vary from hyper-optimization (ex., automating segmentation and customizing products at scale) to hyper-influence when brands tailor virtual product try-on and demos to individual consumers. Unrestrained data… Read more
January 14
1:00 pm1:30 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Rithum Stage
Why do tough departmental goals not always translate into improved supply chain performance? While you may see short-term gains, over time contradictions across departments diminish the overall results. More meetings, loose integrations, and shared data will only take you so far. Join this discussion to learn how each speaker achieved lasting business impact through an end-to-end supply chain… Read more