Microsoft Azure for Industry : Podcast

Running an eCommerce system in Azure (and more)

Episode Summary

In this episode, we speak with Kelly Goetsch, who is Chief Product Officer at commercetools. We touch on current and emerging trends in retail and hear how data-informed decisions can change a company culture.

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In this episode, we speak with Kelly Goetsch, who is Chief Product Officer at commercetools. We touch on current and emerging trends in retail and hear how data-informed decisions can change a company culture. Further, discuss commercetools and their offering of APIs to retailers who are building their own eCommerce sites that live on commercetool's platform.

Our discussion covers how Azure allowed them to spool up their multi-tenant app quickly in containers using Azure Kubernetes Service. Looking forward into the future of retail, we hear about uses for AI and even augmented reality.

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Kelly Goetsch

Kelly Goetsch is Chief Product Officer at commercetools. He came to commercetools from Oracle, where he led product management for their microservices initiatives.

Kelly is the author of 3 books about commerce.

He previously held senior-level product development and go-to-market responsibilities for key Oracle cloud products representing nine+ figures of revenue for Oracle. Prior to Oracle, he was a senior architect at ATG (acquired by Oracle), where he was instrumental to 31 large-scale ATG implementations. In his last years at ATG, he oversaw all of Walmart's implementations of ATG around the world.

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David Starr

In addition to being the host of this podcast, David is a Principal Cloud Solutions Architect at Microsoft, focusing on healthcare. He loves creating with code and with large systems supporting scale.

He enjoys all aspects of developing, delivering and operating software systems. He is also passionate about the end-to-end process, methods and techniques, and the patterns and practices of high performing software development teams, using skills that transcend specific technology stacks.

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