Innovation can come at a premium, so how do you build innovation into a 200-year old premium fine wine business? Join Irvin Goldman, CEO of Acker Wines, America's Oldest Wine Shop, & Ivan Cole, Managing Director & Visionary Architect for Mazars US Innovation Center, as they map the journey for luxury retail e-commerce innovation.
On Thursday, June 23rd, the French American Chamber of Commerce will host a Luxury Brand webcast, featuring visionary leaders as they focus on bringing retail luxury products to market through e-commerce, & the technology roadmap to achieve innovation.
What began as a package store in 1820, today stands as the largest global wine auction house, the oldest & most respected wine shop in America, & the world's destination for fine & rare wine, Acker Wines. Learn more www.ackerwines.com
Innovation is key to the Mazars brand. At the Mazars US Innovation Center we focus on orchestrating Microsoft cloud business applications, technologies & solutions using the latest augmented & virtual reality technology. Our goal is to work with our clients to innovate & collaborate by addressing market factors & emerging technologies that impact the future of their business. Learn more www.mazars.us/music
Meet the Speakers:
Ivan Cole has nearly 20 years of experience providing value-added Microsoft Dynamics Business Software solutions to clients seeking ways to streamline their processes & grow their businesses. Ivan is highly skilled at learning business processes & developing systems & products which meet the needs of organizations seeking technology solutions. Ivan delivers effective strategic technology planning & envisioning the art of the possible for clients seeking to transform & optimize their operations using cloud technologies. Before joining Mazars, Ivan was the CTO, Chief Strategist, Industry & Cloud Solutions for the Microsoft Dynamics practice at DXC Technologies. He was the visionary & key architect of the Microsoft Dynamics Experience Center, which demonstrated the end-to-end customer experience using Dynamics & emerging technologies. Prior to DXC, Ivan was the principal & founder of Cole Systems, a New York-based boutique Dynamics implementation partner. Ivan has been working with Dynamics since Microsoft acquired the product in 2003
Irvin Goldman: Preceding his position as CEO to the world's largest fine & rare Auction House, Irvin spent 30 years in senior positions in the financial services industry. Headed Strategy for one of the largest Investment portfolio's in the world. President & CEO of broker dealer & Asset Management Company. Head of US Interest Rate Division at Global Bank. Ran Proprietary trading for major global financial institution for over a decade. Very entrepreneurial & creative leader, experienced in managing both large & small business. Served as interim CEO of technology firm. Managed Family Office Investments (public securities/Private Equity/Venture Capital) & coordinated investment analysis & deals with other family offices. Merger experience & a strong level of advisory work. Executive Producer of Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning Documentary.
This webinar will be moderated by Scott Kerr, Founder & President of Silvertone Consulting, a brand strategy firm that helps companies build go-to brands that add value to people's lives. Drawing upon a wealth of experience as a brand marketing leader (with global media groups such as Conde Nast & Time), Scott brings a unique combination of strategic rigor, future thinking, & bold creativity, to help clients define their core brand idea & create a sustainable connection to their customers. Scott is also the host of The Luxury Item podcast, & an Adjunct Professor at FIT.