Today, I sit down with Greg Tanaka, the CEO & founder of Percolata, and we talk about how their solution helps retailers better manage their employee workforce in a way that meets actual customer demand.

Episode Length: [25:09]

About our guest:

As we mentioned above, Greg is CEO & Founder of Percolata a startup that helps retailers optimize their retail sales teams giving retailers up to a 30% sales uplift using the same labor budget.

They do this by using sensors data to schedule the right number and composition of salespeople to handle the forecasted shopper profiles using proprietary deep learning technology.

Percolata has closed their Series A and is funded by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Menlo Ventures and others. They have had contracts with over 42 different retail brands in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company is based in Palo Alto with an R&D office in Shenzhen, China.

What we talk about:

In our chat with Greg, we dive into his background as an entrepreneur, why he founded the company, why he chose the name Percolata for his startup, how their solution helps retailers use in-store insights to build dream sales and so much more.

Where to learn more:

To hear more from Greg, you can follow him on LinkedIn and Twitter, or head to Percolata to see what he’s up to.

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