Data & AI Circle London: AI in Retail

Boosting Retail Efficiency: How AI Transforms Operations and Customer Experience

Join us for an exclusive breakfast hosted by Artefact and Carrefour on June 25, 2024, from 8:30 AM to 11:15 AM at Artefact. This event is designed for C-level leaders in functions such as supply chain, customer experience, procurement, and more who are curious to learn how AI is changing their business.


  • 8:30 – 9:00 am | Breakfast and Networking

  • 9:00 – 9:15 am | Welcome and Introduction by Pascal Coggia, CEO and Managing Partner at Artefact UK

  • 9:15 – 9:45 am | Keynote by Sébastien Rozanes, Former Global Chief Data & Analytics Officer of Carrefour on ‘Transforming Retail with AI – Insights into Carrefour’s digital transformation’

  • 9:45 – 10:30 am | Panel Discussion with Sébastien Rozanes, Pascal Coggia, and Jérôme Petit, Managing Partner and Global Industry Lead for Retail, on:

    • Building a Data-Driven Culture & Fostering a data-driven culture and effective training programs
    • Practical AI Use Cases in Retail
    • Live demonstration of AI tools like Data Shopper and Retail Media
    • AI-Powered Efficiency in Retail
  • 10:30 – 11:00 am | Q&A Session and Networking

Learn more about:

Carrefour AI Labs:

  • Discover how Carrefour AI Labs is pioneering innovation in retail technology.
  • Learn about the latest research and development driving their AI solutions.

Use Cases:

  • Learn about value-driving applications such as Data Shopper and Retail Media.
  • See how these tools drive efficiency and improve customer experiences.


  • Understand the importance of a data and AI-driven culture in achieving digital transformation and overall business growth.
  • Get tips on building and nurturing a culture that embraces data and AI.

Tech Challenges:

  • Gain insights into the technical challenges faced by Carrefour in their AI journey, so you can dudge the bullet.
  • Learn solutions and strategies to overcome these challenges and succeed.

This event is a unique opportunity to gain actionable insights, connect with industry leaders, and experience the latest AI tools in action.

Why Attend?

  • Exclusive Insights: Transform your retail strategy with actionable insights from Carrefour.
  • Practical Knowledge: Learn to build a data-driven culture and enhance operations with AI.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with top professionals and AI experts.
  • Interactive Sessions: Engage in discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on activities for actionable takeaways.

Who We Are

Artefact is a leading global consulting company dedicated to accelerating the adoption of data and AI to positively impact people and organizations. We specialize in data transformation and data marketing to drive tangible business results across the entire enterprise value chain. Artefact offers the most comprehensive set of data-driven solutions per industry, built on deep data science and cutting-edge AI technologies, delivering AI projects at scale in all industry sectors.

Our 1500+ employees operate in 21 countries (Europe, Asia, Americas, Middle East, Africa) and we partner with 1000 clients, including some of the world's top 300 brands.


Sébastien Rozanes

Sébastien Rozanes, Former Global Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Sébastien Rozanes, former Global Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Carrefour, has over 15 years of experience at Capgemini, McKinsey, and BCG. He excels in digital and AI transformations. He holds degrees from Mines Paris, HEC Paris, and an MBA from the Wharton School. Notably, he founded Rocket Internet’s Canadian operations and is known for his expertise in data strategy. At Carrefour, he drives data initiatives that simplify governance and empower business teams, advancing the company’s digital transformation.

Pascal Coggia

Pascal Coggia, CEO of Artefact UK and Managing Partner

Pascal Coggia is CEO of Artefact UK where he is responsible for expanding the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) and data-driven products and services in the region. A founding partner at Artefact, he was previously based at its headquarters in Paris, during which time he launched the company’s operations in Dubai. Previous positions include consulting roles at AT Kearney and Columbus Consulting Shift in France, as well as Rocket Internet SE in the UK. He has a masters degree from the HEC Business School in Paris.

Jérôme Petit

Jérôme Petit, Managing Partner and Global Industry Lead for Retail

At Artefact, Jérôme is leading all the global activities with leading Retailers and Private Equity firms. He is also supporting some global leaders in other industries.
Prior to joining Artefact, I held Chief Strategy Officer positions at leading French media groups, where I managed many M&A operations and business model transformation projects. Before that, I had spent 15 years in tier-1 strategy consulting firms, following the same team across several consulting adventures, including the greenfield creation of a strategy boutique.