Global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon is pleased to welcome Paul Schottmiller as a partner in its North America Retail and Consumer Group.

Mr. Schottmiller, who began his career at Kurt Salmon in the company’s Retail and Technology Innovation Practice, has more than 25 years of experience focused on digital technologies and analytics in the retail and consumer products industry. He has leveraged his expertise at the vanguard of technology, innovation and the retail market to provide strategic counsel and advice to some of the world’s largest retail and consumer brands. In his new role at Kurt Salmon, he will be responsible for driving forward clients’ innovation agendas and technology strategies.

“I’m excited to rejoin such a strong multigenerational brand as Kurt Salmon and contribute once again to the very strong track record they have of delivering results for clients,” said Mr. Schottmiller. “There’s so much potential at the crossroads of technology and consumer goods these days, it’s a very exciting time to be working with clients to push to the cutting edge and deliver next-generation solutions to their customers.”

Mr. Schottmiller brings to the Kurt Salmon team specific expertise in technology-enabled innovation and digital analytics, developed during his time at Kurt Salmon, as well as during his subsequent roles leading global retail consulting for technology giant Cisco Systems and guiding strategy and vision for consumer relationship marketing firm Merkle. Mr. Schottmiller is a frequent speaker and author on retail and consumer products technology topics and holds a certification from Singularity University, the Silicon Valley center founded by renowned futurist Ray Kurzweil, focused on the application of exponential technologies to the challenges of today.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Mr. Schottmiller back into the fold at Kurt Salmon. As part of our relentless focus on improving our capabilities in advising clients across the retail and consumer goods spectrum, Mr. Schottmiller’s expertise builds on Kurt Salmon’s already strong digital capabilities, and his background in analytics in the retail marketplace will be a major boon to our work with clients,” said Brooks Kitchel, managing partner for North America and the Global Retail and Consumer Group at Kurt Salmon.


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