Speakers

RJ Cilley

Chief Digital Officer

HBC
RJ Cilley is currently the Chief Digital Officer at Hudson’s Bay Company where he leads a multi-billion dollar digital organization. RJ’s responsibilities include leading Digital product and strategy, digital customer experience, digital operations, dropship and driving the overall Digital business for the organization. Prior to being Chief Digital Officer, RJ was SVP and VP of Digital for Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor where he was responsible for the Digital P&L. Prior to RJ’s role of SVP and VP he was Chief of Staff for the Department Store Group (Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor) where he worked directly for the President and lead strategic initiatives across different functions including digital, marketing, store operations and merchandising. RJ began his career at Hudson’s Bay Company in the Corporate Development group where he focused Mergers & Acquisitions, strategic partnerships, capital structure initiatives, treasury functions and investor relations. In the summer of 2013, RJ helped lead the $3 billion dollar take-over of Saks.

Before joining HBC in August 2012, RJ worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at BMO Capital Markets in their Food, Consumer & Retail Group. RJ graduated from Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and Schreyer Honors College in 2009.