Michael Klein

Michael Klein is a global business leader with deep expertise in the technology and consumer industries. Known for authenticity and getting to the heart of the matter, he brings a wealth of experience in marketing, merchandising, technology, customer experience, Ecommerce and digital transformation.

As the Global Director of Industry Strategy & Marketing for the Adobe Digital Experience business unit from 2011-2022, he led the GTM strategy targeting retail clients. Michael is a trusted executive advisor to enterprise brands. 

Prior to Adobe, Michael was a senior merchant and marketer for specialty retail brands William-Sonoma, Harry & David, Discovery Channel Stores, eLuxury.com (LVMH Group), Dean & DeLuca and wine.com. He consistently delivered positive comp store sales and margin growth. Michael is a thought leader in global commerce, and regularly contributes to industry events. He is an active member of the NRF Digital Council.

Throughout his career as a merchant, consultant and executive advisor, Michael has worked with Fortune 500 brands across the globe, spanning all sub-industries of retail, including General Merchandise/Department Stores, Apparel, Footwear and Luxury,  Home Improvement, Grocery/Convenience, Health, Beauty and Cosmetics and Specialty.

As a retail and technology expert he is ready to assist both retailers and tech providers in developing a strategy that drives positive business results.