Scott Langdoc is the Founder and Chief Strategist for RetailCENTRIC, a new model for IT strategy and technology advisory services for the global retail and hospitality industries. RetailCENTRIC is a branded practice within InfoMatrix, LLC. Scott has been an InfoMatrix Partner since 2001.
Scott has 28 years of senior management and hands-on experience in all forms of enterprise information technology - with specific focus on the impacts of next-generation systems and process improvements set to transform retailing and the consumer experience. Scott has written and presented extensively on a wide range of topics including strategic planning, revenue optimization, macro to micro promotions, global supply networks, advanced planning systems, retail POS and self-service systems, and customer data security and privacy.
Scott started RetailCENTRIC after working in various industry analyst management roles, including the startup of IDC's dedicated retail industry company and leadership of AMR Research's retail team. Scott has been a Chief Technology Officer for two global POS providers - first for Fujitsu Transaction Solutions where he had P&L responsibility for all Fujitsu's retail software operations including product development for enterprise point-of-sale (POS) and self-checkout (SCO), and recently with ParTech, Inc. (NYSE: PAR) where he led all global product management and software development for Par's POS hardware and software solutions for restaurants, as well as strategy, creation and development of its cloud-based, mobile-oriented food safety and checklist management platform.
Scott's senior leadership experience extends to executive management roles in retail IT, including CIO at Raley's, a $3.5B California-based grocery chain in California where he led large scale POS and business intelligence initiatives; and with PDQuick, a multi-channel convenience products retailer. Scott also spent nearly 10 years in corporate IT (outside retail) working in the cable television and telecommunications billing industry.
Scott has a BS in Business & Management Information Systems from California State University Sacramento.