With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Strain was the Chief Digital and Technology Officer for The Gap, Inc., where he drove the launch of a multi-brand integrated loyalty program, adding nearly 20 million users in less than a year. He was previously EVP and Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Williams-Sonoma Inc., a multi-billion-dollar retailer where more than 50 percent of revenues were attributable to digital sales across the retailer’s five brands.

Mr. Strain serves as an Independent Director for Leslie’s, Inc., a leading retailer of swimming pool and spa supplies. He is also an advisory board member of Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business’ Retail Management Institute.

Mr. Strain has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Santa Clara University.

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