Meet the 2023-24 RSPA NextGen 40 Under 40 Rising Stars
The RSPA and RSPA NextGen Community are proud to announce the inaugural RSPA NextGen 40 Under 40 Rising Stars List. RSPA NextGen 40 Under 40 Rising Stars was established to acknowledge the contributions of young professionals who exemplify the industry’s next generation of channel leaders.
The RSPA will annually recognize 40 retail IT industry leaders who exemplify innovation, drive growth, and lead the charge in embracing technological advancements. You may nominate multiple individuals who are today’s up-and-coming innovators. All individuals must work for an RSPA member company – submit your nomination today!


The Future of Our Industry is NextGen
The RSPA NextGen Community works to identify and develop opportunities for future leaders and the rapidly changing technology landscape. Joining this community allows you to meet others who share passion for retail technology and provides a forum to share ideas on how the industry, and the RSPA, should move into the future.

Everyone is welcome! If you’re interested in joining this group of forward thinking retail technology leaders, please reach out to
Past Events:
The NextGen Community hosts virtual discussions throughout the year and meets in person at RSPA’s signature conference RetailNOW. Click the links below to see recaps and recordings of past NextGen Community activities.


Sponsor the Future of Our Industry
We are looking for companies who share our common goal of supporting the association’s and industry’s future. Becoming a NextGen Community sponsor gives you enhanced year-round visibility, direct access to one of the RSPA’s fastest-growing communities, and provides the opportunity to gain awareness amongst the association’s next leaders. For more information, contact

Current NextGen Committee members include:

  • BlueStar
  • BMC, Inc.
  • Datalogic
  • DCR
  • DCRS Solutions
  • Elo
  • Epson America
  • Ingram Micro
  • NorthStar
  • OrderCounter
  • Skurla’s
  • Star Micronics America
  • Storeworks Technologies

If you are interested in joining this group of retail IT leaders, contact RSPA VP of Member Services Ashley Naggy at