Healey Cypher
Healey Cypher
The Future of Retail is Software Defined


Healey Cypher

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Healey Cypher was most recently the CEO of ZIVELO, a leading public-computing company which he sold to Verifone in August, 2019. He joined ZIVELO as part of the 2018 acquisition of his previous company, Oak Labs, where he was CEO/Founder. Before that, Healey was the Head of Retail Innovation at eBay Inc. and Chief of Staff to the CTO after he helped with the sale of milo.com where he was VP Business Development. He has been recognized as Silicon Valley Business Journal’s “40 under 40,” WWD’s “Ten of Tomorrow,” and one of Goldman Sach’s “Top 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs.”

Healey regularly speaks at conferences around the world and with top-tier media. He has hosted or attended several panels at SXSW Interactive, regularly speaks at NRF, Shop.org and ShopTalk, and has been interviewed by CNBC, CNN, Fast Company, the New York Times, Forbes, WWD, TechCrunch, The Wall Street Journal, VentureBeat, Entrepreneur, TIME Magazine, CBS, Fox, and more.

He is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania and from Nebraska, but spent the majority of his early life in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.





NRF Big Show 2019. "Template for In-Store (Physical Store) Success." - New York, NY. January 13.

ShopTalk 2019.Kiosks are Sexy.” Las Vegas, NV. March 2.

TDBank Executive Form. “The Future of Physical/Digital.” Wilmington, DE. May 5.

National Restaurant Association Show. “The Future of Voice AI.” Chicago, IL. May 19.

NRF Tech. “Street smart: Delivering tech that ignites physical retail.” San Francisco, CA. May 20.

InfoComm.Digitization of Physical Space.” Orlando, FL. June 13.



NRF Big Show 2018. January 15.

Shoptalk 2018, Personalization in Retail - Las Vegas, NV. March 20.

World Retail Congress, "The 'Self-Aware' Store."  - Madrid, Spain. April 17.

Shop.Org, "Practical Uses of AI" - Las Vegas, NV. September 14.

Kiosk Summit 2018 - London, UK. September 27.

Texas E-Commerce Summit. - Dallas, TX. October 2.



Israel Malls & Chain Store Conference, "The Future of Experiential Retail." - Eilat, Israel. December 12.

Creighton Business Symposium, "Retail is Software Defined." - Omaha, NE, USA. November 09.

TDBank Executive Series, "The Future of Retail."  - Philadelphia, PA, USA. October 25.

JetBlue CX Day, "Innovation." - Long Island City, NJ, USA. October 03.

Shop.org, "Conversational Commerce and the Rise of the Robots." - Los Angeles, CA, USA. September 27.

TIDE at InfoComm, "Can AV Technology Re-humanize Retail?" - Orlando, FL, USA. June 13. 

RetailNext Executive Forum, "Reinventing Retail Paradigms." - Sonoma, CA, USA. May 15.

Criteo Forum, "The Future of Retail." - New York, NY, USA. May 11.

Shoptalk, "Physical Retail Goes Digital: Interactive Store Technologies." - Las Vegas, NV, USA. March 20.

World's Fair Nano, "The Future of Retail." - San Francisco, CA, USA. January 29.

PSFK The Future of Retail 2017, "Offline has better data than Online." - New York, NY, USA. January 17.

NRF Big Show 2017. "Redefining Mobile." - New York, NY, USA. January 15.


Forrester's CX Forum, "Experience Design in Retail." - New York, NY, USA. June 21.

Vivatech, "Future of Retail." - Paris, France. May 25

ShopTalk 2016, "Emerging In-Store Interactive Technology." - Las Vegas, NV, USA. May 16.

Fashion Digital, LA, "The Future of Retail." - Los Angeles, CA, USa. May 10

French Luxury Symposium, "Luxury and Technology." - New York, NY, USA. March 30.

SXSW 2016, "The Inner Sanctum - Tech in the Fitting Room." - Austin, TX, USA. March 13.

Wharton MBA Conference, "The Future of Retail." - Philadelphia, PA, USA. February 26.

Harvard Business School, "The Future of Retail." - Cambridge, MA, USA. February 21. 

NRF Big Show 2016, "Connected Stores: How to Serve the Digital Customer." -New York, NY, USA. January 17.



Global Retailing Conference, "The Future of Retail." - Tucson, AZ, USA. May 7.

SXSW 2015, "The Future of Retail." - Austin, TX, USA. March

NRF Big Show 2015, "The Connected Stores." - New York, NY, USA. January 12.






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