Jason Hauer, at The Garage Group, led a virtual panel conversation with these thought leaders on how brands can win in a contactless economy (touch-free, voice-activated, AI-enabled interactions, etc). Pre-COVID-19, contactless was already starting to transform the customer experience and how leaders build brands, and the current reality has done nothing but accelerate these trends. 

  • Asif Khalid, Director New Platforms, Store Evolution Team, 7-Eleven
  • Pete Blackshaw, CEO Cintrifuse, former Head of Digital Marketing & Social Media, Nestle
  • Tiffany Samuels, Sr. Project Consultant, Menu & Packaging, Chick-fil-a

Check out the full recording of the virtual chat below.


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