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President, SageBerry Consulting/Forbes Contributor
Steve is a strategic advisor and leading thought-leader on retail strategy and innovation. As President of SageBerry Consulting he works with retail, luxury and social impact brands to create and execute remarkable growth strategies. As a keynote speaker and consultant, he has shared his perspective on what it takes to win in today’s challenging retail environment on five continents. Steve is also a retail contributor for Forbes and was recently named as one of the top 20 retail influencers worldwide.
Prior to founding SageBerry, Steve was Senior Vice President, Strategy & Multichannel Marketing for the Neiman Marcus Group. Earlier in his career, he served in senior leadership positions with Sears, including Chief Strategy Officer, VP, Multichannel Integration and VP/General Manager of an operating division that he profitably grew to nearly $1billion in annual sales.
Steve received a BA in Economics from Tufts University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
His forthcoming book is entitled A Really Bad Time To Be Boring: Reinventing Retail In The Age of Amazon.