Throughout 2021, executives have expressed a heightened sense of urgency in upgrading eCommerce systems. Many organizations, from large to small were caught flat-footed during the pandemic with prior generation solutions in place.
BWG Connect, TA Digital, Acquia & commercetools conducted a survey of 75+ decision makers to deep dive composable commerce trends, challenges & opportunities. Come join a group of your peers to discuss the findings and receive the full complimentary analysis!
BWG Connect, TA Digital, Acquia & commercetools invite you to participate in an interactive discussion with your peers.
As always, there will be no sales pitches and there is no cost to join.
SVP Product Marketing at Acquia
Kevin has been a leader in the CMS industry since its inception, leading marketing teams at Interwoven, Alfresco, Adobe, Bloomreach and most recently, SAP. He is excited to continue driving innovation in the digital experience space. Kevin studied international relations at Stanford University.
Chief Product Officer at commercetools
He came to commercetools from Oracle, where he led product management for their microservices initiatives. Before that, he was an architect with ATG. He is the author of four books - GraphQL for Modern Commerce (O'Reilly, 2020), APIs for Modern Commerce (O'Reilly, 2017), Microservices for Modern Commerce (O'Reilly, 2016) and E-Commerce in the Cloud (O'Reilly, 2014).
He is also president and co-founder of the MACH Alliance, a consortium of 19 ISVs and SIs dedicated to making Microservices, APIs, Cloud and Headless the default in enterprise digital experience. He holds a bachelor's degree in entrepreneurship and a master's degree in management information systems, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He holds three patents, including one key to distributed computing.
Chief Technology Officer at TA Digital
Dr. Ali Alkhafaji is a technology leader and evangelist with 20 years of industry experience. He’s responsible for driving growth and innovation for experience, content, data, marketing and commerce at TA Digital. Within those offerings, he oversees the delivery of world-class solutions built on Adobe, Salesforce and SAP.
Ali is also a strong advocate of incorporating artificial intelligence and machine learning to enhance and automate digital transformation initiatives like CMS Bridge, Solr.ai, Adobe Ascent, CommerceFactory and SAP Nexus.
He is focused on making TA Digital a one-stop shop for everything digital across all industries by combining a range of services, vertical experience and platform expertise. In academia, Ali has been teaching and conducting artificial intelligence research since 2010. He has his B.S. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, M.S. from the University of Chicago and Ph.D. from DePaul University.
Co-Founder & Managing Director at BWG Connect
BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.