Full Name
Jody Kalmbach
Job Title
Group Vice President, Product Experience
Company Name
Speaker Bio
Jody is responsible for defining and driving the seamless experience and capabilities for The Kroger Co., ensuring the right solutions are built and optimized to serve customers, associates and partners. This includes Product Strategy & Planning, Product Management & Design, Digital Shopping Experience and Digital Analytics. In this role, Jody partners with leadership across the enterprise ensuring Kroger is solving customer and business needs.

Jody joined the company in 2014 to lead Customer Experience for Vitacost.com. She has more than 25 years of experience leading marketing, brand building, product management and customer experience at consumer brands and eCommerce companies such as Amazon, The North Face and AT&T. During her tenure at Amazon, Jody led Product Management and developed Target.com on the Amazon platform. She was named vice president of Digital Site Experience for Kroger’s Corporate Marketing team in 2016 before she was promoted to her most recent role as vice president of Digital Experience in 2017.

In 2020, Jody was named to Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery, Senior-level Executive. In In 2019, Jody was inducted into the Path to Purchase Institute’s Hall of Fame and is a member of the Network of Executive Women. Jody sits on the board of the Kroger Personal Finance business and the Kroger Foundation.

Jody holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Rhode Island.

Jody lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two children.
Jody Kalmbach