This week’s #MillenniumLive features Venky Shankar, Coleman Chair Professor & Director of Research at Texas A&M. Recognized as one among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds by Thomson Reuters and as a Top 10 scholar worldwide on innovation, Venky Shankar is a true expert in marketing strategy, artificial intelligence, digital business, and more. He joins us for a conversation on the continued shift to E-Commerce, Artificial Intelligence, and digital transformation in retail and marketing.
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About Venky Shankar
Venkatesh (Venky) Shankar is Coleman Chair Professor of Marketing and Director of Research, Center for Retailing Studies, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. His expertise includes artificial intelligence, digital business, marketing strategy, innovation, retailing, international marketing, and pricing. He has been recognized as a World’s Most Influential Scientific Mind and as Top 10 scholar on innovation. He is winner of AMS Cutco/Vector Outstanding Marketing Educator Award for lifetime contributions to marketing, Lifetime Achievement Award in Retailing, Mahajan Award for Lifetime Contributions to Marketing Strategy, Distinguished Alumnus Awards from IIM and IIT, Clarke Award for the Outstanding Direct and Interactive Marketing Educator, and Long-term Impact, Green and Lehmann Awards for research. He is Co-Editor of Handbook of Marketing Strategy and author of Shopper Marketing. The Shankar-Spiegel Award is named in his honor. He is ex-President of Marketing Strategy SIG, AMA and serves on CMO council and B2B Leadership Board. He was an Academic Trustee of MSI. He is Editor-Emeritus of Journal of Interactive Marketing and serves on the policy boards of JR and JIM. He is a three-time winner of Krowe Award for outstanding teaching. He has been a visiting faculty at Stanford University, MIT, INSEAD, Singapore Management University, SDA Bocconi, Chinese European International Business School, and Indian School of Business. Venky has a Ph.D. in marketing from Kellogg School, Northwestern University. He has consulted or had executive development experience with companies like Coca-Cola, Colgate Palmolive, Deloitte, Glaxo SmithKline, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, IBM, Intel, Marriott, Medtronic, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Philips, and Volvo.
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