Michael Bayer

EVP, Global Sales

As Executive Vice President, President of NCR’s Retail Solutions Division, Michael Bayer is responsible for the strategy, thought leadership, go to market, and innovation behind NCR’s hardware-enabled, software-driven solutions for global retail markets.

NCR has developed a powerful ecosystem of digital services,innovative apps, and cloud-based solutions that take shopper engagement to the next level, empowering retailers to personalize customer interactions in real-time. The Retail line of business contributes more than $2 billion in revenues annually with an emphasis on three segments: Food, Drug and Mass Merchant; Petroleum& Convenience Retail and Department and Specialty Retail, complemented by a complete line of warehouse and back office optimization software. NCR is the leader in self-checkout shipments with a total of 71 percent share according to strategic research and consulting firm RBR, and the second largest provider of point-of-sale solutions in the world.

An expert in communications technology, Bayer has held leadership roles at companies such as Motorola, Symbol Technologies and Cisco Systems, most recently as President of Global Growth Markets for Avaya, a global provider of business communications, and collaboration systems. In this role, Bayer worked with businesses of all sizes to help them adopt cutting-edge communications, networking solutions and collaboration technologies. Prior to this Bayer served as Avaya’s EMEA President, where he led the region’s sales and operations and worked with customers to deliver Unified Communications, IP Telephony and Contact Center solutions across EMEA.

Bayer holds a Master’s Degree in electronics and telecommunications from Fachhochschule Wurzburg-Schweinfurt.


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