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Advisory Board

The RMI Advisory Board

RMI has assembled CEOs, Presidents, EVPs, CMOs and Directors from influential Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area and leading brand companies. The Advisory Board meets twice a year to provide insights and perspective to ensure RMI remains a top destination for a retail business education. 

Barry Feld

99 Cents Only Stores
RMI ADVISORY BOARD CHAIRMAN

 

Kirthi Kalyanam, Ph.D.

RMI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Kent Anderson

CEO; Former President, Macys.com,
Gear Up Consulting, LLC

Kamelia Aryafar

Chief Algorithms Officer,
Overstock.com

Kris Bazán

Worldwide Retail Senior Director for Consumer Marketing,
Apple
Class of 1992/MBA '99

Mark Brashear

Consulting and Serving on the Board of Directors
Class of 1983

 

Albert V. Bruno Ph.D.

William T. Cleary Professor of Marketing,
Santa Clara University

Soumik Chatterjee

Vice President Corporate Strategy,
Petco

Michelle DeMartini Wlazlo

Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer
J.C. Penney

Ken Duane

Vice Chairman - Wholesale Apparel,
Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) Corp.

Tom Fanoe

Consultant; Former President Levi's USA,
Thomas Fanoe Consulting
Class of 1968

 

Barry Gilbert

Wine VIP, Owner/Operator

Gautam Gupta

M13 Ventures, Partner

Mark Lavelle

CEO,
Magento Commerce

Jim Miller

CTO, Board Member and Advisor,
Wayfair, Inc.

Amy Melczer Montagne

VP/GM Nike Women's/ Women's Training,
Nike
Class of 1993

Matt Murphy

Partner,
Montage Ventures
Class of 2002

Mike Osorio

Vice President of Retail
Tori Richard Ltd.
Class of 1984

Gisel Ruiz

Retired EVP, Chief Operations Officer
Sam's Club
Class of 1992

 

Michael Schriver

President North Asia,
Louis Vuitton

John Strain

Chief Digital & Technology Officer,
Old Navy
Class of 1990

Chantel Waterbury

Co-founder and CEO,
INSPR
Class of 1997

Emeritus

David Folkman

Former CEO,
Espirit and Emporium
Emeritus

Ellen Magnin Newman

President,
Ellen Newman Associates
Emeritus

Philip S. Schlein

Former General Partner - USVP,
Mavatar Technologies Inc
Emeritus

Joseph Tomaselli

Former VP Global Apparel Sourcing,
Nike
Emeritus