Leadership Reimagined in the Age of Digital Transformation

Tim Denman
Editor in Chief
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As the market continues to evolve and new competitors and technology emerge and disrupt the industry, forward-thinking retailers search for opportunities to gain a competitive advantage.


At the Retail Executive Summit (RES) 2017 Carol Kinsey Goman, PhD, leadership presence coach and media expert, will deliver the opening key note entitled “Leadership Reimagined in the Age of Digital Transformation.” The session will explore how successful retail executives are arming themselves with new ideas, methods, talented teams and leadership skills that support smarter strategic, business and IT decisions that enable them to adapt to fast-moving change.

Goman helps executives, managers, entrepreneurs, team leaders, and sales professionals build stronger influence and impact skills. Her programs offer strategies and techniques for leading collaborative teams, managing continuous change, projecting leadership presence, and using body language to become a more convincing communicator and effective leader.

She is a leadership contributor for Forbes, the creator of Lynda.com’s video course “Body Language for Leaders,” and the author of twelve business books, including “The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help – or Hurt – How You Lead.” She has been cited in media such as Industry Week, Investor’s Business Daily, CNN’s Business Unusual, PBS Marketplace, The Wall Street Journal, and the NBC Nightly News.

The 16th annual Retail Executive Summit will be held June 14-16, 2017 at the Four Season Resort (Scottsdale at Troon North) in Scottsdale, Arizona. The conference features keynotes from retail leaders, peer-to-peer exchanges, relationship building, golf outing and the 7th annual CIO of the Year Awards. For more information, to view the full agenda, or to register for the event click here.

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