About Us

The Retail AI Council is committed to empowering members to harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence by staying at the forefront of emerging trends and innovative solutions.

The Retail AI Council and our members recognize the transformative power of AI in the retail industry. As technology continues to evolve, it is essential for retailers to adapt and leverage AI to remain competitive in today’s dynamic marketplace. Our mission is to provide a collaborative platform where retailers can come together, exchange knowledge, and explore the vast possibilities offered by AI.

The Council brings together a diverse community of retailers, ranging from small independent businesses to large multinational corporations. By fostering a network of industry experts, thought leaders, and innovative startups, we aim to facilitate an environment of shared learning and collaboration. We believe that by pooling our collective wisdom and experiences, we can accelerate the adoption and application of AI technologies in the retail sector.

Retail AI Council is “retailer-led”. The all-retailer Council leadership will post requests for content on particular topics. Industry partner members will be encouraged to submit posts, white papers, research findings, podcasts, or any other format. That content will be posted on the website for all members to view. Council leadership will also invite true AI visionaries from the retail industry, academia, media, and the investment community to speak at Council events.

As a member of the Retail AI Council, you gain access to a wide range of resources and benefits. We provide regular updates on the latest AI trends, industry insights, and cutting-edge solutions through our curated content, webinars, and conferences. Our events feature prominent speakers and experts who share their expertise and practical advice on AI implementation strategies, use cases, and best practices.

Whether you are a seasoned industry veteran or an emerging retail entrepreneur, the Retail AI Council is here to support your AI journey. Together, we can unlock the full potential of AI, enabling retailers to enhance customer experiences, optimize operations, and gain a competitive edge in the ever-evolving retail landscape. Best of all, all membership is free!

Join us today and become part of a vibrant community committed to shaping the future of AI in retail. Let’s embrace innovation, seize opportunities, and transform the way we do business.

Council Leadership

The Retail AI Council is led by a distinguished group of retail industry veterans. Our leadership team includes:

Andrew Laudato

Andrew Laudato
Vitamin Shoppe,
Chief Operating Officer

Vice Chair
Jenna Posner
Solo Brands, Chief Digital Officer

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Council Sponsors

The Retail AI Council is supported by an esteemed consortium of industry leaders. Our sponsors include: