Walmart Executive Talk

Walmart Info Session
Speakers: Anthony Soohoo, SVP & Group General Manager, Walmart US eCommerce
Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Gates Building, room 104
Dinner will be served!

This event is for the Stanford community and invited guests only, please bring your Stanford ID card.

Seating is limited, to attend please RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/yd2nfhmj

Want to be at the forefront of changing how people shop? The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future of shopping.

Abstract:
Anthony will share the exciting new e-commerce strategy and vision, including high-level discussion of our most recent acquisitions and how they fit into the strategy. He will also answer your questions about the future of e-commerce and our talent strategy, including
the importance of university talent. Refreshments will be served.

Bios:
ANTHONY SOOHOO
Senior Vice President & Group General Manager, eCommerce Home Group Walmart Inc.
Anthony Soohoo is the Senior Vice President & Group General Manager of the Home Group for Walmart eCommerce. In this role, he is responsible for accelerating Walmart’s U.S. eCommerce growth in the Home category across Walmart.com, Jet.com and Hayneedle. Prior to Walmart, Anthony founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Dot & Bo, one of the fastest growing commerce companies from 2013 to 2015 with 8+mm members and 16x growth in revenue. The brand became the first home furnishings brand for the millennial generation.

Through a story-centric curated experience that encourages product discovery and
engagement, Dot & Bo transformed the way people decorate their homes. The company is
now a part of Alibaba-backed OpenSky.

Previously, Soohoo served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Entertainment Division at CBS Interactive which included CBS.com, CBS Audience Network, TV.com, The Insider.com, Chow, Chowhound, UrbanBaby, and CBS Interactive Web Original Studio. During his tenure, Soohoo helped grow the CBS Interactive Entertainment Division to become one of the leading digital entertainment networks. He joined CBS with its acquisition of Dotspotter, one of the fastest growing online communities where he served as Co-Founder and CEO. Prior to Dotspotter, Soohoo held product and leadership roles at Yahoo!, Inktomi and Apple.

Soohoo earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has been featured in TechCrunch's Top 40 list and The Hollywood Reporter has selected him as one of the top 50 executives leading the charge in new media.

He resides in Palo Alto with his wife and two kids.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
location: 
Gates Computer Science, 353 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA