Michael Burgess is President of Saks Direct, the online
channel of Saks Fifth Avenue. Saks Fifth Avenue is renowned as an arbiter of modern style, offering the finest designer collections for men and women, as well as accessories, cosmetics, and gifts.
Previously, Mr. Burgess served as Executive Vice President of the Consumer Division of FTD, and prior to that as Vice President and General Manager, Internet Business, of Teleflora—both leaders in the online floral and gifting category.
He began his business career at McKinsey and Company, where he led and served on teams providing strategic management services to several Global 500 companies in a variety of industries.
Mr. Burgess earned his bachelor of commerce in finance and his bachelor of laws from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.