Samir Desai

Samir Desai
Samir Desai
Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Technology Officer
Abercrombie & Fitch
Samir Desai has been Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Technology Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. since July 2021. Mr. Desai joined the company from Equinox, a luxury fitness company that operates several lifestyle brands. At Equinox, Mr. Desai served in leadership roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as Chief Technology Officer. In that role, he was responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive data strategy across the brand portfolio, launching a direct-to-consumer digital media business, creating customer experiences that fused physical and digital strategies, and more.

Mr. Desai started his career at Intertex Apparel Group, a manufacturer and importer of branded and private label apparel, where he served as director of information technology.

Speaking in:

January 17
2:00 pm2:30 pm
Javits North, Level 4, Room 406, Riskified Stage
As technology's role gains importance in retailers' strategic planning, the IT department's leadership has evolved to include a more active role in operational governance and corporate strategy. This panel of top IT leaders will explore shifting responsibilities, achieving greater influence in company operations and strategy, and reshaping the importance of technology's role across the… Read more