Steve is the President of SageBerry Consulting, an advisory firm focused on innovation and omni-channel growth strategy for retail and luxury brands. His perspectives on the future of retail are also shared through keynote speeches, in the press and as the author of one of the industry’s most popular blogs. Steve has been named a Top 50 Retail Influencer by Vend, a Top 20 Retail Influencer by iQMetrix and is a Forbes retail contributor.
Prior to founding SageBerry, Steve was SVP, Strategy & Multichannel Marketing for the Neiman Marcus Group where he drove major growth initiatives and led the company’s multi-channel integration, loyalty marketing and customer insight strategy. Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions with Sears, including Chief Strategy Officer and VP of Multichannel Integration. He has also been a marketing and strategy executive at the Nutrasweet Company and a consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton (now Strategy&).
Steve is active in both the for-profit and non-profit social entrepreneurship/social impact arena, serving on multiple boards and as a mentor to executives navigating organizational growth and transformation.
Steve received a BA in Economics from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a somewhat reluctant resident of Dallas, TX and the proud father of two daughters.