Steve is a strategic advisor and leading thought-leader on innovation and the future of shopping. As President of SageBerry Consulting he works with retail, luxury and social impact brands to create and execute compelling growth strategies. As a speaker, he has delivered keynotes on five continents, sharing his perspective on what it takes to be remarkable in the age of Amazon and digital disruption. Steve is also a retail contributor for Forbes and has been named a top retail industry influencer by multiple groups.
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: Re-Imagining Retail In The Age of Amazon.