About The Speaker
Originally from the U.K., Lionel Binnie is now based in Portland, Oregon in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. Lionel has spent his career in retail and wholesale distribution, with consumer products and food and beverage companies. He advises and invests in emerging high-potential consumer brands through his company MSource Ideas: www.msourceideas.com Lionel is a thought leader in omnichannel retail; he researches, writes and teaches about the interdependencies of how e-commerce and brick-and-mortar retail actually work together. Lionel’s award-winning book ‘The Future of Omni-Channel Retail: Predictions in the Age of Amazon’ is being used by numerous Colleges & Universities as a text book to teach Business students about the latest developments in online & brick-and-mortar retail. Lionel teaches classes in retail at Portland State University Business School and has given numerous talks at various Universities and business conferences.