A truly inspiring and impressive individual, Catherine Barba is most commonly described as a ‘pioneer of the digital revolution’. Catherine is an award-winning individual who is an expert in all subjects areas that surround retail and digital transformation, with particular focus on omni-channel retail and digital retail.
As a serial entrepreneur, Barba has offered a number of start-up business key insights and support to help build them up to be successful. Her most recent company, CG Group, helps to improve the customer service strategy of global brands in the era of Omni-channel commerce. She is also a board member and investor in several tech start-ups and is a columnist on French radio BFM Business.
Barba has used her experience and notoriety to publish several reports on the future of commerce commissioned by the French Ministry of Economy 2020, the end of ecommerce (2011) and authored several books about the future of retail, including Stores are not dead (2013).
A winner of multiple awards that include the prestigious Femme d'Entreprise en Or in 2011 and the Alumni of the Year ESCP Europe in 2012. Not only that, but she has also been named as one of 50 most influential figures in Europe’s digital economy and one of 3 most influential female figures in France. Furthermore, Barba was also appointed Knight of the French National Order of Merit and Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour.
In addition to her business interests, Barba is known to be a strong supporter of women in technology, and is often seen at events or discussing topics to do with women in business and female empowerment. Most recently, she has organised and contributed to large scale events, such as La Journée de la Femme Digitale (Digital Women Day).
A regular face on the international speaker circuit, Barba provides innovative ideas and thought provoking messages that are seen as game-changing for businesses and individuals that are looking to adapt their current processes to a new way of working. Barba also discusses topics that revolve around customer service strategy, entrepreneurship and digitalisation.
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