On-Demand Webinar

Empower Your Brand in the Digital Retail Landscape: Apps, Automation and AI

Leverage AI and Automation for Strategic Data Utilization

How will this webinar help me?

Join us as we unravel the ways that you can harness data and technology to fuel your retail and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) evolution in this increasingly connected world. From automation to AI,  learn how you can enhance customer experiences, connect touchpoints, increase efficiencies, and build customer loyalty.

In this webinar, you will witness first-hand the transformative power of integrating data capabilities into your brand’s strategic DNA. We will illustrate with real-world examples, showcasing how companies are navigating through industry disruptions and economic challenges with an unprecedented level of agility.

Key Takeaways:

  • Navigating industry and economic disruptions with a new level of agility
  • How to achieve new levels of insight, collaboration, and efficiency to increase satisfaction and reduce costs
  • Combining the right data capabilities with a data culture to enable better decisions and transformative processes


Jerry Hawk, Chief Operating Officer
Jerry is the Chief Operating Officer for Hitachi Solutions North America. Introduced by way of the acquisition of Capax Global, Jerry – the original Capax founder and CEO – joined forces with the Hitachi Solutions team at that juncture in 2018.  Jerry’s genuine passion for delighting the customer is ever-present. His industry knowledge and experience combined with business aptitude both shepherd and inspire Jerry’s natural ability to lead in the technology consulting and services world, where Hitachi Solutions operates and thrives.

Jerry is originally from Redmond, WA – the neck of the woods where ‘Microsoft grew up’.  And sometimes, life has a way of bringing you full circle. After spending many years in Chicago, Jerry and his wife Jessica made their way back to the Pacific Northwest and currently call Bellevue, WA home.

Charles Lamanna, Corporate VP, Business Applications & Platforms
Charles Lamanna is the corporate VP of Business Applications & Platforms (BAP) at Microsoft. He leads the product development and engineering teams responsible for creating business applications and low-code platforms that empower everyone to achieve more. This spans products and services across Dynamics 365, the Power Platform, Viva Sales, and Nuance Enterprise. Previously, Lamanna led the engineering teams that created Azure Resource Manager, Azure Autoscale, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Activity Logs, and several other management-related capabilities. Before that, Lamanna founded MetricsHub (acquired by Microsoft in 2013), one of the first offerings for public cloud cost management and service health monitoring.