On-Demand Webinar

Sony Pictures: Visualizing the big picture with machine learning

Top retailers and suppliers understand that with more access to data and predictive analytics, they can effectively drive incremental sales, reduce costs, and enrich the customer experience. But as the amount of data increases exponentially, it is more crucial than ever to quickly analyze important KPIs and operational metrics at an granular level, while also understanding the bigger picture across all operations.

To stay ahead of the rapid changes in the industry, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and partner, Algomus are deploying advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning applications with Tableau to create a robust, scalable, and self-service business intelligence platform.

Watch this webinar and learn how to:

  • Leverage an automated, scalable data pipeline and AI platform
  • Save time using chat to interact with data and automated workflows
  • Improve SKU, store, and fixture management, as well as assortment optimization
  • Answer common questions with visualizations and KPI dashboards
  • Drive significant bottom-line ROI to improve store and trait performance

See how to enable your organization with actionable daily insights that help create sustainable, streamlined, and profitable strategies.

About the speakers

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John Daly

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain - Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

John Daly is the Senior Vice President for Supply Chain for Sony Pictures Entertainment based in Culver City, California. In his current role, John oversees all physical Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail Management for all Theatrical and Television Home Entertainment Products for Sony Pictures.

John previously served as Sony’s EVP of Operations for all North American Manufacturing and Distribution sites. In addition, he has held various executive and financial positions for Cinram, Time Warner, and Coopers & Lybrand.

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Janet Shackman

Executive Director, Operations - Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

As an Executive Director at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Janet oversees a top-notch team focused every day on delivering high levels of service to support top retailers – including Walmart, Best Buy and Target.

With direct oversight of strategic direction for customer operations, she drives a passion to deliver product to retailers against a balance of performance management, cost optimization, and process refinement. She brings insights that span 17 years in the home entertainment industry that includes SKU lifecycle management (new release to moratorium) and format lifecycle (decline of VHS to the advent of high def).

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Nikki Hallgrimsdottir

Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist - Algomus

Nikki Hallgrimsdottir is a co-founder and Chief Evangelist of Algomus where she works with enterprises in the manufacturing, distribution, and retail sectors to leverage Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics.

Nikki has worked for over 10 years of experience working with companies of all sizes to utilize hardware and software automation technology, previously holding positions with CST of America, Festo, and Keyence. She knows enough to be dangerous in the areas of Big Data, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, IoT Hardware, Machine Vision, Supply Chain Traceability, Industrial Automation, and Multiphysics Simulation to name a few.

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Jeff Fueston

Vice President, Customer Success - Algomus

As VP of Customer Success at Algomus Jeff manages a team that works hand-in-hand with retail suppliers to make use of the data and insights that Algo delivers to drive ROI. Jeff has over 20 years experience in retail distribution at Technicolor, Universal, MGM, and most recently at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Having witnessed the rapid change in the Entertainment and Retail landscapes over the course of his career reinforces Jeff's passion for enabling customers to use data and Machine Learning to increase sales and cost savings, even in declining markets.

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