Wesley Rhodes

Wesley Rhodes
Wesley Rhodes
VP, Technology Transformation and R&D
Kroger Co.
Wesley Rhodes is the VP of technology transformation and R&D for Kroger. Wesley is responsible for providing a pipeline of new innovations to profitably transform the customer’s journey and the associate’s interactions into one cohesive experience throughout all of Kroger’s digital and physical properties, leveraging an expansive partner ecosystem and the very latest technologies, paradigms, methods, and science. Prior to joining Kroger, Wesley spent 18 years with IBM, where he served in numerous capacities including as the chief technologist in artificial intelligence and cloud computing, the chief technology officer for Sensemaking, and CTO for corporate strategy.

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January 17
11:30 am12:30 pm
Expo, Level 1, Expo Stage 2
Kroger the largest grocery chain in the United States is reimagining the shopping experience in Kroger’s stores using simulation and AI-enabled applications. Join Wes Rhodes, Kroger’s VP of Technology Transformation and R&D for a fireside chat on how his team is using simulation and digital twins for optimizing store layouts and checkout process. This session will also touch on digital… Read more