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Webinar: Building Long Lasting Commerce Relationships Across Multiple Channels 05/02/2012
Event Type: MITX Event
Dates: 05/02/2012
Times: 01:00pm - 02:30pm

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The link for the Webinar will be sent to registrants the morning of the program.


TODAY! Prat Vemana of Staples and Dusan Koljensic of SapientNitro will be joining us from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm for a FREE Webinar: Building Long Lasting Commerce Relationships Across Multiple Channels

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Prat & Dusan will focus on how to engage in a true long lasting commerce relationship with your customers across multiple channels.

Find out about some of the steps Staples took in this anthropological case study including:

  • What is the meaning of commerce in a multi-channel environment?
  • What is a purchase continuum?
  • How to start building a relationship continuum for long lasting engagement.

Space will be limited so be sure to register today


Prat Vemana
Director, Mobile Strategy, Staples

Prat leads cross-channel mobile initiatives for and Staples stores to drive revenue growth and enhance the cross-channel customer experience. He is additionally charged with leading Staples Cambridge, Massachusetts e-commerce innovation center and global mobile growth initiatives. Under Prat’s direction, the Staples mobile team has recently launched several assets including a mobile website, smart phone applications and a tablet site.

Prat has over 15 years of experience leading mobile and online innovation as well as product development efforts for companies in the healthcare, finance, insurance and defense industries. He is passionate about online and e-commerce innovations and interested in learning more about cutting edge interactive and mobile technologies. Prat earned a Masters in Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Madras.

Dusan Koljensic
Experience Design Director & Practice Lead, SapientNitro

Dusan leads the SapientNitro Boston Experience Design practice. His group provides customer-centric, research and strategy-driven multi-channel information architecture and experience design services across a variety of projects ranging from portals and on-line applications to e-commerce and brand-driven solutions. Dusan (although a long time Boston resident) joined Sapient in London 5 years ago. While there, he worked on projects for City of London Telecom, Vodafone, Times of London and Sky Entertainment among others. He missed Boston’s weather so much, he moved back 3 years ago and has since been leading a variety of projects for large Fortune 500 clients as well as the experience design group. Under his leadership, the team expanded from a handful to one of the largest and most vibrant experience design groups in New England.

Before Sapient, Dusan was a founder and UX Director at ArtMediaLab – working with major publishing companies such as Pearson, Thomson Brooks Cole and Addison Wesley. While running his company, he was an Assistant Professor at Massachusetts College of Art where he helped create curriculum for undergraduate and graduate web design and information architecture classes.

Dusan’s education spans a number of disciplines covering all aspects of web design: In his home country of Serbia, he graduated from a high school specializing in sciences and computer programming. In the USA, he holds a BFA in Graphic Design, and a Masters in Dynamic Media.


This event is complimentary

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