Oracle Retail Program

Oracle Retail Program

Connect with peers in the retail community, learn from their real-life stories of transformation, and find out how our latest release empowers commerce.

Oracle Industry Connect has moved to New York City. Retail is an industry that never stops and never sleeps. Neither does New York. Our team is pivoting from our biggest conference at the National Retail Federation Big Show into a more immersive experience rich with customer experience and testimonials. At Oracle Industry Connect, we strive to help retailers dig a little deeper to solve complex business challenges.

Here are the top four reasons to participate:

  • For Retailers, by Retailers
    Delivered by retailers, for retailers, our program features more than 30 retailer speakers of all scopes and sizes to focus on anticipating market changes, simplifying operations, and empowering your team to inspire authentic brand experiences.
  • Relationship Building
    Networking opportunities for all tastes—from early-morning runs to topical lunches to late-night conversations and cocktails—you'll have unprecedented access to retail executives, implementation partners, and Oracle Retail experts from around the world.
  • New Innovations and Solution News
    Guided by a leadership team dedicated to retail with more than 200 years of combined experience, Oracle Retail is built and developed for retail. Oracle Industry Connect is the best forum to stay informed about the latest available and upcoming innovations. Oracle Retail maintains a steady pace of innovation with more than 40 new cloud services available.
  • Access the Oracle Retail Ecosystem
    Connect with implementation partners from around the world and learn how their latest innovations in delivery can help you reduce implementation costs and total cost of ownership. Find out how our partner ecosystem empowers customer success.


Ray Carlin

Ray Carlin is senior vice president and general manager for Oracle Retail. He is responsible for Oracle Retail's strategy, enablement, development, sales, service, and support. Prior to joining the retail team, Carlin was responsible for the Oracle global hospitality portfolio as the vice president of strategy, leading product direction, market analysis, alliances, and field enablement. Carlin is located in Frisco, Texas.

Previously he was vice president and general manager for the Hewlett Packard Retail Solutions Global Business Unit located in Houston, Texas. While at HP he was responsible for the retail and hospitality industries and was focused on the retail point-of-sale and digital signage markets worldwide. The business achieved significant growth and market share gains during his tenure. Carlin joined HP in 2009.

Prior to his role at HP, Carlin was president and chief executive officer of StoreNext Retail Technologies LLC, and executive vice president of Retalix USA, a leading provider of retail technology solutions for the grocery and convenience retail segments.

Prior to his appointment in 2003 to lead StoreNext, Carlin was president and chief executive officer of Zaiq Technologies, a leading systems on-a-chip design company based in Woburn, Massachusetts. In 2001, Zaiq was ranked 35th on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies.

Carlin also served as president, Solutions Group, of Newton, Massachusetts-based Renaissance Worldwide Inc., a provider of integrated business and information technology consulting services.

He launched his career at NCR Corporation, where he held increasingly responsible positions over a span of 20 years including vice president, US Retail Systems Division; vice president, Worldwide Industry Marketing; and senior vice president, Americas Region. Earlier in his career, Carlin served in a variety of sales, industry marketing, and product management leadership roles.

Ray Carlin holds a bachelor's degree of business administration from Pace University in New York City.

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