The Story of Spryker with CEO Boris Lokschin

Written by Guido Jansen in
December 2019

If you’re a merchant, contemplating the future of eCommerce, listen to Boris Lokschin, CEO of Spryker, talk about how his open source eCommerce platform can help you now, and in the future. Key takeaways include: Boris’s background in eCommerce, where eCommerce technology is heading, what role the marketplaces play in the future of eCommerce in Europe, why the big platforms own the customers, the vision for Spryker, the surprising applications that he’s seen clients use Spryker for, and how to work with a co-CEO. (originally published on https://www.coreofcommerce.com/)

If you’re a merchant and you’re wondering how you’re going to retain access to your customers as technology developments continue to advance at breakneck speed, you will want to listen to Boris Lokschin, CEO of Spryker, talk about how his open source eCommerce platform can help you now, and in the future.

Boris has spent 17 years working in the eCommerce industry and in that time has seen multiple tech system evolutions. I talk with him about how eCommerce has evolved and how he expects it will keep evolving in the coming years.

Join Guido as he talks to Boris about the three ways of eCommerce technology that we've seen in the past years, his vision on the future, and how he is building a platform that prepares merchants for that future.

“This is the key USP bracket, there is no other platform in the market that will allow you to rapidly develop custom feature functionality on top of what we give you out of the box, than us. Because this was the DNA, you know, we designed it. This was the ultimate USP and pitch from day one.”

Key takeaways:

Boris’s background in eCommerce

Where eCommerce technology is heading

What role the marketplaces play in the future of eCommerce in Europe

Why the big platforms own the customers

The vision for Spryker

The surprising applications that he’s seen clients use Spryker for

Spryker clients and why they’re very strong in the food industry

How to work with a co-CEO

Resources:

URL - https://spryker.com/

LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/boris-lokschin-aba53013

Twitter - Boris_Lokschin

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