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Dick’s Sporting Goods’ perseverance during the pandemic produced by Redis Labs

With nationwide store closures and consumers prioritizing safety via social distancing, COVID-19 instantly threw the industry into crisis. While many retailers were unable to cope with the pandemic, Dick’s Sporting Goods persevered due, in large part, to their successfully executed digital omni-channel strategy and investments in cloud-native technology. In this session, Jay Piskorik, Director of Platform Engineering, will share how Dick’s Sporting Goods positioned themselves for success by quickly pivoting its BOPIS offering to include contactless curbside pickup; meeting the customers where they are.

Duration:20 min
Featured Speaker:Jay Piskorik, Director Platform Engineering, Dick’s Sporting Goods
Allen Terleto, Field CTO, Redis
Audience:VP Engineering, Architect, DevOps, Developers

About the speakers

Jay Piskorik

Jay Piskorik, Director Platform Engineering, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Jay Piskorik serves as the Director of Platform Engineering at DICK’S Sporting Goods where he plays an integral role in developing the Company’s cloud strategy and digital transformation. Jay is responsible for leading DICK’S platform initiatives while overseeing the design and build out of all cloud-infrastructure and services. Jay is also responsible for leading the creation of an open source technology practice as well as the team that focuses on enterprise integration services as well as supporting the Company’s current suite of integration technologies. Jay and his team are focused on strong partnerships with Pivotal and Cloud Foundry, through this partnership they have been able to drive company initiatives and modernize DICK’S Sporting Goods technology standards and practices.

Allen Terleto

Allen Terleto, Field CTO, Redis

Allen is Field CTO at Redis where he helps organizations reimagine how quickly they can process, analyze, predict, and take data-driven actions. As the home of Redis, the most popular open source database, Redis provides a competitive edge to global businesses with Redis Enterprise by delivering superior performance, multi-model capability, unmatched reliability, and the best total cost of ownership across on-premise, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments.

Allen has broad technical and business experience with a specialization in distributed, low-latency, and high-throughput mission critical systems. He is a trusted advisor to Redis customers which include leading global banking institutions, fintechs, neobanks, and financial service providers.

He received his Advanced Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from New York University (NYU) along with his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and holds both an MBA and MSIS from Stevens Institute of Technology.

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