Visual AI

National Advisory Group for Convenience Retail

See SparkCognition's Sridhar Sudarsan speak at the event.

Event Summary

The NAG Conference is the convenience store industry’s premier event for networking, industry education and our signature Information Exchanges. Learn, connect and network with leaders of the Cstore industry and walk away with innovative ideas to grow sales and profits.


Chief Technical Officer Sridhar Sudarsan will be speaking on March 28, 2023 during the 9:30 AM breakout session, “Developing Your Long-Term Fuel Strategy.”

Our Speaker

Sridhar Sudarsan

Sridhar Sudarsan is the Chief Technology Officer of SparkCognition. Sudarsan is responsible for driving SparkCognition’s product and technology strategy, leveraging next-generation artificial intelligence systems to secure and optimize assets across key industries. With over two decades of technology leadership experience, Sudarsan has been at the helm of several complex products and projects, collaborating with global customers on cutting-edge technologies. Previously, Sudarsan was the CTO of IBM Watson Platform and Partnerships, where he led the technology strategy and architecture of the IBM Watson platform. Sudarsan is recognized as an expert on the business potential and application of advanced technologies. He provides thought leadership on AI solutions and patterns for clients, partners, academics, and R&D teams. He holds over 14 patents in the areas of AI and distributed computing, has published white papers and articles for a variety of outlets, and has been a featured speaker at conferences and universities.

Our Representatives

Jodie Sasse

Jodie Sasse is an accomplished leader and advisor to companies looking to find innovative software solutions for the most complex business problems. Throughout her 20+ year career in the technology industry, she has developed a passion for helping companies unlock growth, optimize performance, and realize return on their technology investments. As SparkCognition’s, Managing Director of Visual AI Advisor, she drives outcomes for clients with challenges related to Safety, Security, Productivity, Quality and Situational Awareness. Prior to joining SparkCognition, Jodie has held various roles at Twilio, Equals3 AI, IBM and IBM Watson. She has a BS in Finance and Economics from Syracuse University and a MBA from Suffolk University.

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