Rathi Murthy, Gap Inc.
Gap Inc, is an iconic American business founded in the heart of San Francisco during the midst of the 1969 cultural revolution. Today Gap Inc. is the largest specialty retailer in the United States, and is 3rd in total international locations with some 135,000 employees and 3,727 stores worldwide, of which 2,406 are located in the U.S. The company operates five primary divisions: Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Intermix, and Athleta.
Gap Inc, is a founding member of ONUG and just as it led the world in recreating the retail industry, its use of IT is fundamental to its business success. Gap Inc. is the most innovative and industry leading retailer in their use of IT for business advantage. While many businesses chart out their digital transformation strategies, Gap Inc., is years ahead thanks to it focus on exploiting IT for delivering a seamless digital customer experience in store or on-line. ONUG is honored to host Rathi Murthy, CTO, Gap Inc. During her keynote Rathi Murthy will share Gap Inc successes and challenges to capitalize on the current Software Defined and Cloud Era IT cycle to address Gap Inc’s business initiatives and imperatives.