Whit Alexander

Chief Transformation, Innovation & Membership Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

Whit Alexander

Whit Alexander

Chief Transformation, Innovation & Membership Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

Biography

Whit Alexander is on the board of YMCA of The Greater Twin Cities and Member-Overseers Board at The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management and Chief Strategy Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. In the past he held the position of Partner at McKinsey & Co., Inc. and Vice President-Guest Planning & Loyalty Marketing at Target Corp. Mr. Alexander received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and an undergraduate degree from The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management.

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Birthday

1978

Age

42

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Vice Chairman at Retail Industry Leaders Association, Inc.

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Chief Merchandising Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Chief Supply Chain Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Co-Founder at Magnet 360 LLC

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President, International at Best Buy Co., Inc.

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Chief Financial & Administrative Officer at Bright Health, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at BBDO Atlanta, Inc.

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Founder at Partsearch Technologies, Inc.

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Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
May 9, 2018
Best Buy gets new logo, motto
CNNMoney
May 9, 2018
Best Buy redesigned its logo
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
March 11, 2017
Best Buy reshuffles executive structure
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Whit Alexander
Chief Transformation, Innovation & Membership Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc.
Education
MBA

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

Bachelor of Science in Business

The Curtis L. Carlson School of Management is a business school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The Carlson School offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees, as well as an executive education program. The Carlson School also offers dual degrees with the colleges and schools of public affairs, law, medicine, and public health.

Career History
Chief Transformation, Innovation & Membership Officer
2015 - Current

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is the global leader in consumer electronics, with more than 1,400 large and small-format locations, more than 160,000 employees, $50B in annual revenue and the 11th largest retail website in the United States. Our “Blue Shirt” sales associates and Geek Squad agents are the authority on consumer electronics, delivering unbiased, knowledgeable advice hundreds of millions of times a year and offering unmatched support for the lifetime of the products we sell. Shop our competitively priced products and services at http://www.bestbuy.com/ or stop by one of our Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile stores to touch, test and try the latest technology. Since its inception in 1966, Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has grown steadily and enhanced its business through inspired innovations. We’re continually transforming into a dynamic, customer-driven, talent-powered company that focuses on enhancing our customers’ enjoyment of technology. Like many companies, we come from humble beginnings. We’ve been challenged signi?cantly from time to time and we’ve learned, changed and grown from each of these challenges. Today, Best Buy operates a global portfolio of brands with a commitment to growth and innovation. Our employees strive to provide customers around the world with superior experiences by responding to their unique needs and aspirations. This commitment to growth and customers has driven strong, consistent earnings growth. Retail is a business that requires constant innovation, new ideas, new ways to delight our customers and new ways to work together. To meet the unique product and service needs of our customers, our stores and operating models are being transformed to shift our focus from product-centric to customer-centric ? a move that poises Best Buy to truly offer the entertainment and technology solutions that meet our customers’ needs, end-to- end.

Vice President-Guest Planning & Loyalty Marketing
2012 - 2015

In 1969, the Detroit-based J.L. Hudson Company merged with the Dayton Corporation to form the Dayton-Hudson Corporation

Partner
2000 - 2012

McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in design, marketing and sales, analytics, operations, transformation and restructuring, risk, strategy and corporate finance, and sustainability and resource productivity. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Other Affiliations

Whit Alexander is affiliated with Best Buy Co., Inc., Target Corp., McKinsey & Co., Inc.

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