ECommerce Management and Strategy:
I am an ECommerce/Internet executive, with a particular focus on using technology to improve the lives of customers -- currently the VP Operations at Merchantry, which powers Marketplace platforms for retailers and media companies.
For over 10 years, I have led companies in the creation of multi-billion dollar transactional ECommerce businesses.
If you are interested in learning more about me, please visit rickwatsonsblog.com
I am the founder of the NY ECommerce Lounge, a 100+ member-group dedicated to ECommerce professionals in the New York City area. The goal is to allow members to build long-term industry relationships. The group is rated 5 stars by its membership.
Interested in ECommerce in NYC?
Please visit http://www.meetup.com/NY-ECommerce-Lounge-Meetup/
I have also been a featured speaker at a number of retail-focused industry events.
Industry Expertise (1)
Areas of Expertise (3)
Vanderbilt University: MS, Major Electrical Engineering, Minor Computer Science 1998
* 4.0 GPA * Worked as a Graduate researcher at the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Vanderbilt University, focused on artificial intelligence and robot-human coordination.
Vanderbilt University: BS, Major Electrical Engineering, Minor Computer Science 1996
* Cum Laude * One of only 2 EE undergraduates chosen to work in Vanderbilt Engineering's Intelligent Robotics Laboratory for Graduate Research.
- Founder of NY ECommerce Lounge