David J. Katz

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Randa Apparel & Accessories

David J. Katz is executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Randa Apparel & Accessories. A global fashion leader with over 100 years of expertise, RAA is the world's largest men's accessories business and operates a portfolio of 40+ brands across all distribution channels. 

David's specialty is identifying and applying actionable insights, data, and technology to understand and influence consumer behavior at over 20,000 points of sale and millions of digital touchpoints.

Named a retail industry "Change Agent and Influencer" by Women's Wear Daily, a "Menswear Mover" by MR Magazine, and a "Retail Radical" by the Robin Report, he has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNN, CNBC, The New York Times, Business Insider, The Huffington Post, and other publications. David has been elected one of LinkedIn's 10 "Top Voices in Retail."

He is a frequent public speaker, the co-author of the best-selling book "Design for Response: Creative Direct Marketing That Works," and has published numerous articles on marketing and consumer behavior.

A graduate of Tufts University, in neuroscience, and the Harvard Business School, David is a student of stimulus and response. The name Pavlov rings a bell.