Speakers

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Janet Suleski
Research Director, Retail
AMR Research, Inc.

Janet brings more than 11 years of experience working with retailers and software vendors to her role as a senior research analyst at AMR Research. Janet is responsible for research and analysis on IT and business trends and practices in the retail market.

Janet is dedicated to conducting and authoring research that yields detailed vendor evaluations in key retail software segments, including enterprise retail suites, customer loyalty applications and product lifecycle management.



Richard Hastings
Consumer Strategist, Global Hunter Securities LLC
Richard D. Hastings, CCE, is Consumer Strategist with Global Hunter Securities, LLC, an international investment banking and institutional services firm. Richard brings more than 20 years experience in credit analysis, retailing industry, housing and construction, and consumer trends. Richard is a Certified Credit Executive (CCE) with the National Association of Credit Management (NACM) and serves as an advisor to various industry associations. He has appeared frequently on CNBC and on Bloomberg TV and Radio in addition to other major business channels. Richard provides Global Hunter Securities with topline views of consumer trends in addition to interest rate, monetary and commodity strategies that impact the conumser sector. Richard holds the FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 regulatory licenses.