The G.S. Beckwith Gilbert '63 Lectures presents: Ten Rules of Innovating at Amazon


Location: McCormick Hall, 150

Speaker: Doug Herrington' 88 SVP, North America Retail, Amazon


Doug Herrington has served as Senior Vice President of North America Retail since 2015.  North America Retail includes Consumables, Fashion, Amazon Fresh, Amazon Business, Consumer Electronics, Physical Media, and Retail Systems, as well as various other businesses.  Mr. Herrington joined in 2005, leading the Consumables business and launching Amazon Fresh, Prime Pantry, Amazon Mom, Baby Registry, Subscribe and Save, and more.  He has extensive experience in consumer retailing, ecommerce, and marketing.  Prior to joining, he was founder and CEO of KeepMedia, an online content retailer.  He was also a member of the executive team at Webvan, where he helped design, build, and grow the innovative online grocery retailer.  Before getting hooked on startups, Mr. Herrington spent 10 years at the management consulting firm Booz Allen & Hamilton, where he was a partner in the firm's Consumer practice. Mr. Herrington holds a BA in Economics, Summa Cum Laude, from Princeton University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

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