How Domino's Is Using Technology and Innovation To Drive Growth - CEO Ritch Allison
How Domino’s Is Using Technology and Innovation To Drive Growth

Each time we take a look at technology we look at all of the options, says Domino’s CEO Ritch Allison. “Do we build it? Do we partner? Do we go out and buy something. For the things that are really core to our business like our point-of-sale system and our digital ordering capabilities, we believe we have to own those.

Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck: We’re 99% NOT Social Media or Location Check-Ins
Foursquare CEO: We’re 99% NOT Social Media or Location Check-Ins

We’re 99 percent not social media or location check-ins, says Foursquare Labs CEO Jeff Glueck. We are rather a location technology platform that helps other companies with location technology, marketing tools, analytics tools, and the like. We’re actually more ubiquitous than ever. We are like a location layer underneath, an Intel Inside for location.

Compass Launches Consumer Site With AI-Driven Recommendations, Says CEO Robert Reffkin
Compass Launches Consumer Site With AI-Driven Recommendations, Says CEO

We just launched a new consumer site that lets our agents collaborate with their clients, says Compass founder and CEO Robert Reffkin. It has features such as AI-driven recommendations exactly for the buyer. Based on everything that they’re searching it makes recommendations.

How Non-Amazon Retailers “Leaned Into” Prime Day To Increase Sales - Salesforce Execs Explain
How Non-Amazon Retailers “Leaned Into” Prime Day To Increase Sales

“Retailers and brands took advantage of the buzz, the demand, the awareness, that Amazon has created and really rode that wave for great growth,” says Rob Garf, VP of Industry Strategy and Insights for Salesforce. “Retailers didn’t just ignore Prime Day, but they leaned into it.”

Facebook Is Trying To Habituate Consumers Around Driving Transactions, Says Button CEO Michael Jaconi
Facebook Trying To Habituate Consumers Around Driving Transactions, Says Button CEO

In reality, what I think Facebook is doing is very smart. They’re trying to habituate consumers around driving transactions from their platform. For the future of advertising, especially in mobile, the way that you’re going to be able to make money and build durability into your business model is to give consumers what they want.

Facebook’s Libra Is a Force For Good, Says PayPal Co-Founder Max Levchin
Facebook’s Libra Is a Force For Good, Says PayPal Co-Founder

“In general, Libra is a force for good,” says PayPal Co-Founder and Affirm CEO Max Levchin. “It’s a really interesting experiment. I’m glad they’re doing it in a way that isn’t just Facebook because of all the headwind that Facebook has experienced with the regulators.”

Turo Car-Sharing App Gets $250 Million From IAC To Take On Car Rental Industry - Turo CEO Andre Haddad
Turo Car-Sharing App Gets $250 Million From IAC To Take On Car Rental Industry

“As we continue to grow and invest in our brand more and more people are sharing their vehicles,” says Turo CEO Andre Haddad. “With our app, you can actually share your car so that you can earn money when you’re not using your car. We’re hoping to be in the next few years in the same realm as ride-sharing and home-sharing.”

Virtual Restaurants Helping Power Uber Eats Growth - Uber Eats EMEA head Rodrigo Arevalo
Virtual Restaurants Helping Power Uber Eats Growth

“Virtual restaurants is a very interesting initiative,” says Uber Eats EMEA head Rodrigo Arevalo. “Basically by leveraging the data on our platform, we can partner with other restaurants in order to cuisine types that only exist on food delivery platforms.”

Salesforce Commerce Page Designer Creates Experiences With Clicks Not Code - Mike Micucci
Salesforce Commerce Page Designer – Creates Experiences With Clicks Not Code

“We have something brand-new we call the Commerce Page Designer,” says Mike Micucci, CommerceCloud CEO…

Everything Can Be Digital At The End Of The Day, Says Wingstop CEO Charles Morrison
Everything Can Be Digital At The End Of The Day, Says Wingstop CEO

“Everything can be digital at the end of the day,” says Wingstop CEO Charles Morrison. “We still take a lot of phone orders and a lot of people still walk. So every time somebody accesses us we want the opportunity to digitize that transaction.”

We’re Enabling a New Era of Hospitality, Says Toast CEO

“We’re enabling what we call this new era of hospitality,” says Toast CEO Chris Comparato. “We’re investing heavily in R&D. This is a massive opportunity and the restaurant community is a massive market. The market is untapped and we’re in the early days of a major transformation across the entire industry.”

The Real Secret to Venmo is the Social Experience, Says PayPal CEO

The real secret to Venmo is that it’s not just a payment transaction, it’s really a social experience, says PayPal CEO Dan Schulman. “It really is tying into this desire in the millennial generation to tie into your social network,” noted Schulman. “It’s really a social experience.”

Domino’s AI-Powered ‘Piedentifier’ Stars in New Ad Campaign

Domino’s software engineers and digital ad team have created a unique AI-powered ‘Piedentifier’ to launch it’s Super Bowl week marketing blitz. Domino’s is encouraging people to send in a photo of any pizza, even if you made it yourself, and its system will determine what type of pizza it is.

Nothing Short of a Revolution Happening in the Food Marketplace

There is nothing short of a revolution happening in the food marketplace today and it is not a quiet one, says Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods. “It is disrupting things left and right, all the way up the value chain back into the farmer’s field,” says Robb.

A Great Time to Be In the Love Business, Says Match Group CEO

It’s a great time to be in the love business, says Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg. She says that the primary driver of their growth has been the introduction of their paid subscription feature, Tinder Gold, which allows users to see who liked them.

Kevin David Reveals His Proven Method for Making Money With Facebook Ads

One of the keys to making money with Facebook ads is to create and test 100 Facebook ad sets per day, says Kevin David who has become a successful entrepreneur by utilizing this strategy.

When It’s Game Time for Retail New Relic is There, Says CEO

Whether it’s for a popular mobile app, an online video game with millions of users, or a huge ecommerce platform, they all rely on critical New Relic insights to keep revenue flowing.

Starbucks Coming Out on Top in China, Says CEO

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson isn’t worried about competitors in the fast-growing coffee market in China. Starbucks has nearly 3,700 stores in China already and is generating double-digit transaction growth. For Starbucks, their growth in China continues to be driven by providing a unique customer experience that is like no other in their industry.

Kroger CEO: How We Compete for Software Engineers with Facebook

Kroger and all retailers are fast becoming tech companies and thus have the difficult task of competing with companies like Facebook for top tech talent. According to Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen, one of their secrets to recruiting software engineers is the promise of more responsibility quicker than anywhere else.

Motorola Solutions CEO: We Want a Level Playing Field in China Where IP is Not Stolen

Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown explains how China went from a great business opportunity in the mid-1980s to an intellectual property stealing concern following their acceptance into the WTO in 2001.