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Bryon Colby

Bryon
Colby

SVP, Digital Commerce
Cornerstone Brands Inc.
Bryon Colby is the Senior Vice President of Digital Commerce for Cornerstone Brands. The Cornerstone Brands are part of Qurate Retail Group (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB), a select group of leading retail brands that also includes QVC, HSN, zulily. Cornerstone is comprised of five interactive, aspirational home and apparel lifestyle brands: Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Grandin Road, Garnet Hill and Improvements (which will transition to a proprietary and exclusive brand for HSN in coming months). Cornerstone operates separate ecommerce sites for all the brands, distributes more than 265 million catalogs annually, and has 16 retail and outlet stores.

Bryon is responsible for driving the strategic vision and overseeing operations for each brand’s digital channels. As consumers continue to seek an elevated experience across all devices and touchpoints, Bryon and his team identify opportunities to build consumer engagement and drive conversion by capitalizing on the latest innovations in digital and mobile commerce.

Bryon has over twenty years of digital marketing, commerce platform, and technology experience within the retail industry. Prior to joining Cornerstone in 2011, he was the VP of Ecommerce at Marc Ecko Enterprises and the Managing Director at Fry Inc. where his client portfolio included Ann Taylor, Godiva Chocolate, Canon USA, Kraft, Nautica, and Waterford, amongst others. As the founder of the US operations for a mobile commerce start-up, he pioneered one of the first nationwide launches of SMS commerce.

Bryon earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He’s a member of the Board of Directors of Shop.org, the digital division of the National Retail Federation, and he actively advises several e-commerce startups. He previously served as a founding Board Member of the largest Charter School in New York City.

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