Billy May

Billy May
Billy May
CEO
Brooklinen
Billy May is a senior executive focused on the intersection of digital and physical with expertise transforming brands and driving growth at scale. With decades of retail experience, he has a proven background in the development and implementation of customer-facing growth initiatives spanning merchandising, marketing, technology, and market development strategies for the specialty retail, apparel & footwear, home and luxury categories. He is adept at breaking down barriers and leading cross functional digital transformation as well as passionate about building and leading high performing, collaborative teams where talent can do their best work. He is currently chief executive officer at Brooklinen. He has logged C-suite experience at various companies, most recently serving as chief customer officer at Urban Outfitters’ parent company URBN. May also worked as the chief customer officer at J. Crew and CEO at Sur La Table.

Speaking in:

Monday
January 15
12:10 pm12:40 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Rithum Stage
Direct to consumer startups have infused the retail arena with innovative ideas and creative passion. But what happens when the pace of expansion and the myriad challenge of a burgeoning business move beyond their proficiency?  Several founder-led brands have welcomed seasoned retail veterans into the corner office.  We’ll chat with these two retail executives who have built long careers in… Read more