Mary Lou Kelley
President, eCommerce, Best Buy
Mary Lou Kelley is the president of e-commerce for Best Buy Co. Inc. In this role, Ms. Kelley leads BestBuy.com, along with the company’s overall digital strategy to advance Best Buy’s global e-commerce vision, retail omni-channel capabilities and online business. She is responsible for all of Best Buy’s global e-commerce channels, including BestBuy.com and mobile commerce.
Ms. Kelley has extensive experience in retail e-commerce. Prior to joining Best Buy, she was the Senior Vice President E-commerce for Chico’s FAS where she was responsible for the direct-to-consumer business for its three brands, Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma Intimates.
Ms. Kelley has over 25 years of experience in retail, e-commerce, marketing, and strategic planning, including nine years with L.L.Bean, Inc., primarily as its Vice President of E-commerce. Prior to L.L.Bean, Ms. Kelley held positions of increasing leadership with McKinsey and Company and Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc. Her earlier career experience included stints with Sears and other small multi-channel retailers.
Ms. Kelley holds a B.A. in economics from Boston College and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. She serves on the boards of Vera Bradley, the women’s handbags and accessories brand, and the Minnesota Orchestra.