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Yael Cosset, Chief Digital Officer

Yael Cosset

Chief Digital Officer, The Kroger Co.

Yael Cosset is Chief Digital Officer for The Kroger Co., where he leads the company’s overall digital strategy, e-commerce expansion, and Vitacost. Yael focuses on establishing differentiated and personalized experiences for Kroger customers across all digital platforms using technology and innovative customer analytics as key levers.

In 2009, Yael joined dunnhumby as Executive Vice President of consumer markets and was later named Global Chief Information Officer, leading technology and product innovation. During his tenure at dunnhumby, he also served as Chief Executive Officer of KSS Retail, a dunnhumby company and global enterprise software provider of price modeling and optimization solutions for retailers worldwide. In 2015 he was named Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Information Officer of 84.51°, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co., where he drove the digital and media teams, and overall commercial expansion. Prior to joining dunnhumby, Yael served as Vice President - West Region at MicroStrategy, where he worked with Safeway, The Gap, Nordstrom, Intel, Disney, Universal Studios, American Express, and Visa, among others. Throughout his career, he has leveraged his experience and strategic leadership to drive innovation around customer insight and personalization of consumers’ experience.

Originally from France, Yael graduated Valedictorian with a Masters from Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Chambery, France.

Yael and his wife live in Kentucky with their son.