Event Highlight

Experience Retail of Tomorrow with Aspire Systems @ National Retail Federation Big Show 2018 and The Oracle Retail Exchange

The NRF Big Show 2018, world ’s largest retail trade association consists of people from department stores, specialty, discount, catalog, pure-play, independent, chain restaurants and grocery stores. With retailers coming from more than 45 countries, along with NRF, Aspire’s mission is to enable the interests of the retail industry with the right set of technology tools and services.

The Oracle Retail Exchange (REx), programme hosted by Oracle and its partners like Aspire Systems provides retail executives with tailored experience inclusive of special access, content and networking opportunities. We kick start on 13th Jan, Saturday evening till 16th Jan. Varied networking activities well-paced through-out the event will create additional opportunities to engage with a larger Oracle Retail community.

What to expect at NRF Big Show 2018 & The Oracle REx :

Retailers tell their own success stories every morning

Experience new initiative and innovations at the Javits Center, Booth #3521

Exclusive Networking Events with the Global Retail Community which includes dinners, social gatherings and store tours around New York

Consult with Expertise – Retail Technology gurus to guide in you overcoming tech challenge

Expecting more than 110 retailers from 63 brands in 8 countries

By engaging with us, you help us to help you grow. We will be hosting Free consultative sessions on a first come first serve basis. Happy to hear from you…

Networking activities

Sunil Bajaj

Director and Unit Head - Retail and CPG Practice

Sunil heads Retail business unit for Aspire Systems. He has spent 15+ years in IT services industry focusing on Retail and CPG industry. His experience includes creating solutions for transformation programs for Fortune-500 global retailers. His areas of expertize includes Oracle Retail suite, Managed Services solutions, Optimizing IT operations and digital transformations in today’s market.

Prathap Valliyatil Achuthan

Vice President - US Operations

Prathap V Achuthan brings with him 14 years of rich experience in General Management, Strategy, and International Sales & Marketing. He has played a pivotal role in architecting a formal sales process and in establishing Aspire as a multifaceted global brand across geographies. In the current position, he oversees the US operations and is the driving force of Aspire expanding in the US and overall growth.

Prem Anand Sundaravadanam

Vice President-Europe

PPrem fancies his clients with his dynamic experience in linking and realizing technology with strategy. He has Functional Domain expertise in Financial Services, Fintech, Digital Asset Management, Healthcare and Retail. Furthermore, his scope of Technology solutions expands to Enterprise Integration, Digital Transformation, Digitization, Data Analytics, Architecture Validation and Store Solutions.

You can network with these Retail Tech Experts at the given timelines.

Saturday | 13 January 2018

20:00-21:00 Oracle Retail Exchange Networking Dinner


Mastro’s Steakhouse,

1285 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10019

Sunday | 14 January 2018

07:00-08:00 The Oracle Retail Exchange Networking Breakfast

11:00-13:00 Oracle Retail Booth #3521

15:00-22:00 Oracle Retail American Football Party Begins


St. Germain @ Sofitel

Jacob Javits Center

655 W. 34th St

New York, NY 10001

Mercury Bar

493 3rd Ave,

New York, NY 10016

Monday | 15 January 2018

07:00-08:00 The Oracle Retail Exchange Networking Breakfast

09:00-16:30 Oracle Retail Booth #3521

19:30-24:00 Oracle VIP Networking Reception Begins


St. Germain @ Sofitel

Jacob Javits Center

655 W. 34th St

New York, NY 10001


54 W 21st St,

New York, NY 10010

Tuesday | 16 January 2018

07:00-08:00 The Oracle Retail Exchange Networking Breakfast

09:00-16:30 Oracle Retail Booth #3521


St. Germain @ Sofitel

Jacob Javits Center

655 W. 34th St

New York, NY 10001

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About Aspire Systems

Aspire Systems is a global technology services firm serving as a trusted technology partner for our customers. We work with some of the world's most innovative enterprises and independent software vendors, helping them leverage technology and outsourcing in our specific areas of expertise. We have technology expertise around Software Engineering, Digital Services, Testing and Infrastructure & Application Support. Our targeted industry focus areas are Retail, Banking & Financial Services and Insurance. Aspire has extended its global presence across US, UK, Singapore, Benelux, Middle East and India.