Top 25 Retail Website / Global Retail Influencer


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Tony D’Onofrio is CEO of the consultancy firm TD Insights where he is recognized as a global social media influencer in retail, security, and emerging technologies. He regularly meets with major global retailers to discuss innovation roadmaps.

Tony is consistently listed as a Top Global Retail Influencer and publishes on multiple global platforms. His futurist views have been shared on stages in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

Tony currently serves on multiple private equity / advanced technologies boards, mentors Silicon Valley California start-up companies, and recently joined the Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) Board of Advisers at the University of Florida with focus on innovation.

Tony’s last position was Chief Customer Officer (CCO) of Tyco Retail Solutions (now Sensormatic), a $1 billion division of Johnson Controls (JCI). As CCO, he was responsible for revenue growth of global retailers, global accounts management programs, recurring source tagging models for EAS / RFID, creating and managing “as a service” revenue models, and global marketing.

Tony’s career has included executive roles in both security and information technologies companies. He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (BA) and Cleveland State University (MBA) in USA.

The growing TD Insights firm welcomes global board opportunities with selective Private Equity (PE) portfolio companies, advanced technologies strategic consulting, and motivational future of innovation public speaking. This is the age to disrupt or be disrupted.

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Sample global personal accolades

  • Top 10 Global Retail Influencer by Thinkers360
  • Top 100 Global Retail Influencer List by Vend
  • Top 25 Retail Industry Website by Vend
  • Top 25 Must Read-Retail IT Blogs by BizTech
  • Top 40 European Blogs by Market Inspector
  • Retail Excellence Award from Asia Retail Congress
  • Social Media Leadership with 160,000+ Linked-In Followers / 7500+ Contacts
  • Publisher on multiple digital transformation platforms in both North America and Europe
  • Global speaker at tech / industry events / Retailers & Board of Directors on “Disruptive Future of Retail”
  • Globally recognized personal branding in leadership, technology and retail.

Sample Leadership Quotes

  • PERFORMANCE: “Tony is a serial innovator and optimist, always looking for the ‘how’ and ‘what if’ set of scenarios to drive growth and loyalty with our customers.”
  • CUSTOMERS: “Once again I am thankful for the time and discussion with you and team….I appreciate what you do and the opportunity to work with you…..Thanks for your leadership.“
  • CUSTOMER EVENTS: “Thank you very much for the participation and great presentations…I hope we can “book” you for same event next year…. (Attendees) are looking forward to receiving the presentations we have shown, yours being asked most often.”
  • EMPLOYEES: "Special thanks to Tony D’Onofrio (for continuing) to inspire, engage, and motivate us to deliver our best.” “You stand tall in the crowd with your care, compassion, and leadership.”

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Specialties: executive management, technology strategy, emerging technologies, personal branding, social media strategy, global marketing, technical sales, product management, global branding strategy, digital marketing strategy, visual communication tools, strategic planning & analysis, mergers & acquisitions, product distribution strategies, emerging markets, emerging technologies, industry partnerships, convergence of IT & Security solutions, POS, Electronic Article Surveillance ( EAS ), IP video, RFID, Internet of Things ( IoT ), big data, video analytics, SaaS models, private equity, board of directors, motivational speaker, GPS, Facial Recognition, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, AI, China New Retail

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