eMarketer moderates a Tech Talk webinar featuring Akamai and Dick's Sporting Goods, who share tried and tested practices that have helped retailers meet and surpass consumer expectations during the holiday season.
Rahul Ghosh is chief strategist of commerce at Akamai Technologies. Since joining Akamai in 2010, Rahul has assisted and advised a number of Akamai's customers on key technology trends and initiatives like holiday readiness, re-platforming, image workflows, and building performant applications. As a Chief Strategist, Rahul has a pulse on ever-changing retail industry needs and evolving technology requirements.
Rick Bazaz is senior engineering manager of eCommerce at Dick’s Sporting Goods. Rick joined the Dick’s Sporting Goods e-commerce team in 2013 to assist with their insourcing initiative. He has helped DSG insource and relaunch its Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream, and Dick’s Sporting Goods retail sites. Rick’s primary focus in 2017 was performance engineering, specifically scaling their platform for its first holiday with its flag ship site (www.dickssportinggoods.com).