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AutoZone’s Mark Finestone To Speak At AASA Tech Conference

The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 12, at The Holloran Center in Memphis, home to AutoZone’s headquarters.


Mark Finestone, executive vice president, strategy and innovation for AutoZone, will be the featured speaker for the “Customer Spotlight” at the upcoming AASA 2021 Technology Conference,


Presented by the AASA Technology Council, the conference is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 12, at The Holloran Center in Memphis, Tennessee, home to AutoZone’s headquarters.  

“Our ‘Customer Spotlight’ is one of the most anticipated segments of the Tech Conference, and Mark’s insights will be particularly valuable to our supplier members at this time of transformation in the aftermarket industry,” said Paul McCarthy, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) president and chief executive officer. “Mark’s perspective is always interesting and helps our supplier members better understand the current state of the aftermarket and AutoZone’s strategies in the face of our industry’s challenges and opportunities.” 


Finestone joined AutoZone in 2002 and has held his current position since 2015. He is an active supporter of aftermarket industry efforts and is immediate past chairman of the Auto Care Association. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. degree in applied mathematics and business. 

The 2021 AASA Technology Conference will bring together the brightest minds in aftermarket business technology for a series of can’t-miss sessions, panels, networking and round-table discussions – in-person and online. The in-person event will be held Oct. 11-12 at the Holloran Center in Memphis. The virtual event will be held the following week on Oct. 18-19. 


The 2021 event will be AASA’s first in-person event since the pandemic began. Information about on-site health and safety measures can be found here.  

This year’s key topics include: 

  • The Impact of Big Tech on the Aftermarket 
  • Data Access 
  • Digital Commerce 
  • Technology Innovation Award 
  • Electrification’s Impact on the Supply Chain 

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