Full Name
Scott Kessler
Job Title
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Company Name
Northeast Grocery
Speaker Bio
Scott Kessler is a distinguished Chief Information Officer (CIO) renowned for his transformative leadership in the retail industry. With over three decades of experience, Scott has held key executive positions at prominent companies such as BJ’s Wholesale Club, Belk, GSI Commerce/eBay Enterprise, and Accenture. Currently serving as Executive Vice President and CIO at Northeast Grocery, overseeing technology strategy for Price Chopper/Market 32 and Tops Markets, Scott is recognized for his expertise in driving business consolidation, digital innovation and operational efficiency. Beyond his professional endeavors, he volunteers as CIO Council Chair for NRF and is a council member of FMItech, showcasing his commitment to advancing the industry. Scott's visionary leadership has propelled startup eCommerce businesses to billion-dollar enterprises, and his domestic and international experience has guided retailers through digital growth and expansion. Notably, he has played a pivotal role in taking a company public and harnessing technology to consistently boost annual revenue and profitability, cementing his reputation as a transformative force in the retail landscape.
Scott Kessler