Lee Holman

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In addition to an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, Lee has over 40 years of experience in a wide range of high technology. Beginning with his work on nuclear subs for the US Navy as an undergraduate, on through assignments with various defense contractors, Lee was been involved in the design, development, procurement and deployment of many projects used in various public and not-so-public settings.

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In addition to an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, Lee has over 40 years of experience in a wide range of high technology. Beginning with his work on nuclear subs for the US Navy as an undergraduate, on through assignments with various defense contractors, Lee was been involved in the design, development, procurement and deployment of many projects used in various public and not-so-public settings.

Since joining IHL in 1997, Lee has authored and co-authored many retail industry reports. Included among these are IHL’s market studies on Retail POS Terminals (for the North AmericaEMEAAPAC and LATAM regions), Inventory Distortion (studywebinar), Debunking the Retail Apocalypse, Mobility and the annual RIS News/IHL Group Store Experience Study. Lee has also authored many informal papers on topics such as Supply Chain, RFID, Data Warehousing, Warehouse Management, and CRM technologies.

Lee is a member of the Hospitality Tech Research Advisory Board and MURTEC’s Content Council. He has been a featured speaker in both live and webinar settings, is an active supporter of RetailROI, and has been extensively quoted in the national and regional news media (CBS NewsRetail TouchpointsWall Street Journal, others).

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