2018 WalStreet Speaker Series featuring Tom Ward

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Name: 2018 WalStreet Speaker Series featuring Tom Ward
Date: September 6, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
Registration: We are sorry, but registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Tom Ward

Vice President Digital Operations, Walmart U.S.

Tom currently serves as Vice President Digital Operations, in the Walmart U.S. segment.
In his role he has responsibility for the Grocery Pickup and Delivery business and e-Commerce Operations along with a number of areas focused on the simplification and continuous improvement of operations across both Neighborhood Markets and Supercenters – these include the standardization of our operating procedures through ‘One Best Way’, reporting and Mobile Applications Strategy.

He will be outlining:

  • Online Grocery Program (how it works and how its growing)
  • The technology – Pickup Towers and latest developments
  • Some of the automation and robotics work which they have released recently
  • What’s next 

Tom started his career with Asda, our UK subsidiary, as a department manager on the graduate program in 2007. Tom has held a wide number of management roles in store from Customer Service, to Fresh Food before eventually promoting to run stores in the Central England area of South East Yorkshire.
Tom spent two years in the Asda Home Office working in Central Retail Operations where he supported teams running Communications, Work Force Management, Asset Protection, Retail Operations and Online Grocery operations.
In 2013 Tom moved to the U.S. to work as Development Coordination Director in Walmart International where he had responsibility for supporting various teams across Strategy, Real Estate, M+A and Private Brands before localizing in Walmart U.S as Senior Director Small Formats where he built the foundation for Central Operations before expanding his responsibilities to Supercenters.
Tom holds a First Class Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography from Loughborough University, England and currently lives in Farmington, Arkansas.

Sponsorships available contact Sherry at srolsma@greaterbentonville.com or 479-273-2841

Event Sponsors:
SAM's Club Home Office - Auditorium
2101 Simple Savings Dr.
Bentonville, AR. 72712
Date/Time Information:
7:30am Registration and light breakfast and coffee served
8:00am Speaker Begins: Tom Ward Digital Operations, Online Grocery & Last Mile at Walmart 
Contact Information:
Sherry Rolsma 479-273-2841
Registration deadline is September  4, 2018.  After this time we will not be able to accept new registrations or name changes for existing reservations.

When arriving at the venue, each attendee will be asked to provide identification at check in to receive your wrist badge.
Your WalStreet membership allows for a specific number of audience seats based upon your membership level.
Sponsorships are available and additional seating can be purchased through online registration. 
Contact Sherry Rolsma
at srolsma@greaterbentonville.co,
Parking location is important.  Parking for this event will be across the street from the Sam's Club Home Office main entrance.

The number of seats available per membership type is as follows:
Individual - 1 seat - open seating
Silver - 5 seats -open seating
Gold and above, or event sponsor - 10 seats

Contact Sherry Rolsma if you have questions regarding your membership level, or if we can help in any way. We look forward to seeing you at the event!
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