Fabricio Granja

CIO, X5 Retail Group
He started his career path as an IT consultant and architect, and since then he has been engaged in IT technologies in various fields - oil and gas, pharmaceutical, agro-industrial for more than 20 years. But the longest - the last 15 years - has been working in retail, where he implements various projects aimed at improving business efficiency, streamlining processes and introducing the most modern global innovations.   During this time, he has repeatedly implemented unique projects for Russia and the whole world: automated assortment planning, in-memory sales forecasting technologies, SAP CRM at HANA (in Russia), a reporting system with online data (from check to reporting in 5 minutes), full omni-channel platform and many other innovative projects covering all business processes in the company.   X5 Retail Group assembled a strong team of IT specialists # ITX5 and, together with the Big Data Directorate, launched the Big Data analysis system on a stack of open technologies, which is now being successfully used to analyze pricing, market segm