Podcast #149

Jeremy King – The Reimagining of Retail

Every week, 140 million people around the world set foot in a Walmart owned store. Easily taking first position as the world’s largest retailer, its family of brands include Sam’s Club, Jet, and a host of others. For the past 5-plus years, WalmartLabs has been the backbone of the company’s innovation ecosystem, catalyzed by a a simple goal: create a seamless shopping experience so customers can save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. On this installment of Innovation Crush, Walmart CTO, Jeremy King dishes on the strategies, hurdles, and opportunities he and his teams face, managing the perception of the Walmart brand, and how the company continues to lead the charge when it comes to awe inspiring cultural innovations. More info: http://www.walmartlabs.com/