Björn Weber, Publisher of The Retail Optimisers, Managing Director

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Björn Weber has been specialising as journalist, editor, analyst and consultant in the retail and consumer goods industries for more than 20 years. The focus of his expertise is on retail technology, supplier collaboration (ECR), logistics, e-commerce and digital transformation of the industry.

For eight years, Björn Weber was editor for IT and logistics at Lebensmittel Zeitung (LZ), the leading German newspaper for the retail and FMCG industry. From January 2015 until March 2019, he ran LZ Retailytics, the international analyst group of LZ.

Until end of 2014, Björn Weber was Research Director Retail Technology as well as a member of the Executive Board of the London-based analyst group Planet Retail. He also was the company’s General Manager for Germany.

Björn Weber is a jury member of the EHI Retail Technology Award (Reta Europe). He was honoured with the Karl-Theodor-Vogel award for outstanding reports on technology topics.

He is a regular keynote speaker at international industry events such as those of NRF, EHI and the Consumer Goods Forum with a focus on digitalisation, omnichannel strategies and the optimisation of retail processes through technology.

Björn Weber is a trained business journalist and editor. He graduated from his studies of sociology, law, politics and education in Frankfurt with best grades in all subjects.