DALLAS – Nov. 4, 2021 – SymphonyAI, a leading global provider of integrated AI-powered marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced that the company’s Chief Product Officer, Cheryl Sullivan, has been named to RIS News’ Influentials 2021: Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Retail. The annual recognition highlights executives that are shaping the retail industry and their companies through the strategic use of technology.
For more than 30 years, Sullivan has led teams that design state-of-the-art technology that has redefined and elevated the supply chain, marketing and merchandising functions for hundreds of thousands of retailers and CPG manufacturers around the world. She joined SymphonyAI this year as the company’s first Chief Product Officer, leading product strategy and management in lockstep with the marketing organization. In this role, Sullivan is responsible for defining and developing leading-edge innovations to solve the ever-changing challenges of today’s retailers while predicting the future needs of tomorrow’s shopper.
“Cheryl has a track record of developing impactful technology that solves business problems and modernizes business processes,” said Chris Koziol, CEO, SymphonyAI. “Since joining the company, Cheryl has finessed an integrated strategy for our product and marketing teams, which has fostered an immense amount of clarity into those organizations. This unified approach has spurred even more agility for us. Today’s retailers and CPG brands are hyper-focused on preparing for and responding to sudden and significant changes across their supply chain and retail operations – and we are innovating every day to be sure our AI-enabled solutions allow them to meet the evolving needs of consumers.”
Sullivan’s leadership is ensuring that new innovation at SymphonyAI is end-to-end in nature and customer-centric at its core. This includes using artificial intelligence to influence decisions made related to the supply chain, distributed order management, demand forecasting, store design, assortment management and space optimization.
“Cheryl has reinvigorated our company’s commitment to innovation, and we congratulate her on this recognition,” said Koziol.
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SymphonyAI is a leading global provider of role-specific, AI-powered revenue growth management solutions and customer-centric insights for retailers and CPG manufacturers across the entire value chain. Our proven, industry-leading, AI-enabled software, coupled with the industry’s only conversational natural-language AI interface, CINDE, provides key users with proven prescriptive and preemptive recommendations that make it easy to identify end-to-end growth opportunities, activate plans and realize measurable profit and revenue growth. Our solutions are specific to key decision-maker roles focused on profitable growth across the retail value chain from source to consumer. With our strong global partner ecosystem, we serve more than 1,200 organizations worldwide – including 15 of the top 25 global grocery retailers, 25 of the top 25 global CPG manufacturers, thousands of retail brands, and hundreds of national and regional chains – all through the Microsoft Azure Cloud. SymphonyAI is a SymphonyAI company. More at SymphonyAI.
SymphonyAI is building the leading enterprise AI company for digital transformation across the most important and resilient growth verticals, including life sciences, healthcare, retail, consumer packaged goods, financial services, manufacturing, and media. In each of these verticals, SAI businesses have many of the leading enterprises as clients. SAI is backed by a $1 billion commitment from Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Since its founding in 2017, SymphonyAI has grown rapidly to a combined revenue run rate of more than $300 million and over 2,200 talented leaders, data scientists, and other professionals.
Ketner Group Communications (for SymphonyAI)