Internet Retailing Expo

Jon Walkington

Jon Walkington

Jon Walkington

Vice President / Head of Real-Time Retail , Apex Supply Chain Technologies
United Kingdom

Jon Walkington has 25 years’ experience across Retail, FMCG, Mobile and Financial Services, holding senior roles in Marketing, Strategy, Commercial and Sales for 20 of these years.

A driving force behind the mass adoption of mobile phones in the late 90s, Jon was also central to the success of prepaid gift cards creating a multi-million dollar business serving numerous recognisable retail brands in over 50 countries worldwide. In 2014 Jon joined First Data, one of the World’s leading payment providers as Director, was promoted to Vice President and left serving as General Manager, Prepaid for EMEA and APAC regions.

Jon joined Apex in October, 2016 to help the company leverage its significant assets and consumer know-how and address the growing need for supply chain optimisation within retail Click & Collect and other order pick-up business models.

  • I love IRX it has that great mix of interesting sessions and speakers, as well as a good exhibition filled with new suppliers and new technologies – it’s a great time out of the office!
    Sarah Stagg
    Director of Digital Product, House of Fraser
  • IRX is a must attend event, I’m here every year. It’s a great venue… really convenient venue and a lot of great exhibitors.
    Stuart McMillan
    Deputy Head of eCommerce, Schuh
  • The thing about IRX is the consistency, it’s now a very well established show, it’s well-known within our industry and for me what’s interesting, is that it attracts a lot of established businesses that want to do even more and get even bigger.
    Julian Wallis
    Head of Sales UK & Ireland, Ingenico ePayments
  • I think it’s one of the biggest events of the year, I’ve actually come over from Sweden to be here today and it seems like it’s bigger than ever before.
    Kieran Clinton-Tarestad
    Global Head of eCommerce, GANT
  • This is one of the best places from a networking perspective to meet new people.
    Mike Durbridge
    Omni Channel Director, B&Q
  • IRX I always find useful. It’s one of the biggest exhibitions for the internet retailing space.
    Neil Sansom
    CEO, Woolovers



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The NEC Birmingham

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