FORA.tv Speaker - Billy May
Billy May is Vice President of E-Commerce and Cross Channel Marketing at Abercrombie & Fitch. He oversees all aspects of the company's interactive, multichannel, and direct-to- consumer operations.
Prior to joining Abercrombie & Fitch, Mr. May was Vice President and General Manager of Global E-Commerce at Adidas Group. He also held e-commerce leadership positions with multichannel retailers Sears Holdings and Lowe's Companies, achieving growth rates that consistently exceeded industry benchmarks.
Previously, he was a management consultant with Diamond Technology Partners, where he advised clients on critical strategic and operational challenges. His entry into the online space came in the mid-1990s when he led the national accounts vertical for Digex, a website and application hosting pioneer that is now a division of Verizon.
Mr. May is a fourth generation retailer who started his career as a management trainee and buyer with the May Company. He received his B.A. with honors and distinction from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.