Matt Laukaitis

About Matt Laukaitis

Matt Laukaitis is Senior Vice President and General Manager of North America Consumer Industries at SAP. He is responsible for the division’s strategy, business operations, and sales performance throughout the region.

How To Successfully Enable “Work From Home” In Retail And Consumer Businesses

25-Mar-2020 | Matt Laukaitis

As we all continue to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has changed dramatically for many workers in retail and consumer-facing businesses. Brands everywhere are having to make difficult deci

Promoting Inclusivity And Driving Real Business With Adaptive Fashion

11-Sep-2019 | Matt Laukaitis

If you haven’t heard of adaptive clothing, you aren’t alone. Essentially, it’s the modification of mainstream clothing to better serve the needs of people with disabilities. One in seven people

Building A Stronger Future Of Top Talent For The Fashion Industry

19-Aug-2019 | Matt Laukaitis

The fashion industry is in a constant state of evolution. Moving from market squares, outposts, and big-box stores to today’s pop-ups and e-commerce channels, retailers have changed quite a bit sinc

With or Without You

5-Dec-2018 | Matt Laukaitis

Customers have a new way to experience your company that doesn’t involve you. Will you market to their AI surrogates? [drop-letter]A new kind of buyer is about to upend your carefully planned cus

Making The Case For Blockchain In Retail

30-Jul-2018 | Matt Laukaitis

Blockchain continues to be a topic in boardrooms as brand leaders explore new ways to unleash the power of technology to drive authentic conversations with their consumers. This isn’t surprising, as

Technology Is Rewriting The Rules Of Retail

1-May-2018 | Matt Laukaitis

Retail today continues to change at lightning speed, and technology is helping leaders rewrite all the rules. Taking into account shifting consumer expectations and an unrelenting flood of data, a sin

Overcoming The Execution Gap In Retail’s New Normal

27-Mar-2018 | Matt Laukaitis

Retailers are currently facing an unprecedented renaissance, with winners and losers being redefined on a near-daily basis. In the last year, we have seen: HelloFresh, Blue Apron, and Gousto stri