Michael Forhez

Global Managing Director, Consumer Markets Industry Solutions Group
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Michael Forhez is Global Managing Director for the Consumer Markets Industry Solutions Group at Oracle. He brings more than 20 years of diversified sales, marketing and management consulting experience to his current role. Forhez is frequently called upon to write and speak on various subjects related to both the consumer products and retail sectors. He serves as an evangelist within the consumer marketplace —including in his role as a member of CGT's Executive Advisory Council — and has committed his career to engaging with various stakeholders to better understand and reflect their collective requirements.



Mid-Year Trends for Consumer Goods

Back from the Consumer Goods Sales and Marketing Summit, Oracle's Michael Forhez and Accenture's Justin Honaman look at five trends driving the industry's digital transformation.

IoT, AI and Blockchain – Tomorrow, Today!

Michael Forhez and Oracle colleague Peter Bambridge discuss the buzziest topics and technologies from recent industry events in Europe.

Paris Goes Smart 'Phygital'

After a trip to Paris, Michael Forhez and the Oracle ISG Consumer Markets team ruminate on France’s evolving global and agile retail ecosystem.

It's Complicated!

Industry change comes down to this fact: the consumer’s system of buying is replacing your system for selling, according to Oracle's Michael Forhez.

Big Names, Big Ideas at Retail’s Big Show

As he heads to the NRF's "Big Show" in New York this week, Oracle's Michael Forhez considers "what's now" and "what's wow" in the world of retail.

The End and the Beginning

To remain relevant in 2018 and beyond, brands and retailers must relentlessly strive to create ever-innovating, participatory consumer experiences.

How AI Will Smarten Up Retail

Retailers will need to embrace artificial intelligence if they want to thrive in the emerging "phygital" world.

Our Connected Age: Imagining the Future, Today

The consumer goods industry has been thrust headlong into an era predicated on "products for consumers" rather than "consumers for products."

The ‘Phygital’ Shopping Experience: Engaging Hyper-Connected Consumers

Michael Forhez joins with Oracle colleague Gérald Poncet to examine the realities of a "phygital" retail landscape.

Turning Yesterday's Supply Chain into Tomorrow’s Demand Chain

IDC's Kimberly Knickle and Oracle colleague Mario Vollbracht help Michael examine how consumer goods companies must address the "Mile After the Last Mile."