DATE & TIME
Thursday, November 02, 2006
Member Reception - 6 PM - 7 PM
Lecture - 7 PM - 9 PM
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Full Lecture - 11_02_06_CRUCIAL CROSSROADS_TECHNOLOGY X RETAILING-228MB
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Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043
Pre-registration is now closed. Seats are still available for those that register at the door.
Free. Suggested donation of $10.00 at the door from non-members.
Call (650) 810-1898 for information.
ABSTRACT OF TALK
How did the migration from the niche retail outlet evolve to big box stores and the online experience as we know it today revolutionize the commercial computing industry at large? How did this dynamic change the face of distribution and what now lies ahead?
The Computer History Museum cordially invites you to a lively panel discussion titled, “Crucial Crossroads: Technology X Retailing,” featuring computer industry retail veterans Kathy Kolder, co-founder and executive vice president, Fry's Electronics; Seymour Merrin, founder of ComputerWorks (1978); Ellen Miller, acting executive vice president and chief marketing officer, CompUSA; and Steve Schiro, Microsoft corporate vice president, Home & Retail Division and vice president retail, Americas, Worldwide Retail Services & GTM’s along with moderator Keith Newman.
A unique opportunity for technology consumers, retailers and fans to hear colorful and authentic behind-the-scenes stories and perspectives. You won’t want to miss it!
The Computer History Museum Presents Speaker Series is an exclusive platform for open, passionate discussions for presenting the computing revolution and its impact on the human experience. These landmark presentations and panel discussions present inside stories and personal insights of top information age leaders from industry, government and academia, and assist the Museum in bringing computing history to life.
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