Scott Durchslag's Work Experience
President, Global e-Commerce & Marketing
President & CEO
President, Expedia Worldwide
Chief Operating Officer
Motorola Mobile Devices
Corporate Vice President & GM, Product & Experience Invention
McKinsey & Company
Managing Partner, Taiwan
Booz Allen & Hamilton
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Scott Durchslag works for Best Buy
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Scott Durchslag is President, Global e-Commerce & Marketing
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About Scott Durchslag
💼 Past Experience
President & CEOScott Durchslag has been a Research Analyst at Booz Allen & Hamilton from 1987 to 1989 (2 years). Strategy analyst serving US consumer clients and managed one year engagement for the World Bank in Shanghai, China. President, Global e-Commerce & Marketing at Best Buy from October 2012 to 2014 (2 years). Responsible for BestBuy.com, global eCommerce, multichannel experience, and marketing. BBY is the leading multi-channel global retailer with $40B in revenues from 1400 stores and >$3B in online revenues from >1.2 billion visits to BestBuy.com. There were no site outages or security breaches during this time.Led global eCommerce and marketing. Responsible for strategy, product, technology, marketing, sales and operations on BestBuy.com. Responsible for all store & digital design, advertising, CRM, loyalty, digital marketing, social commerce, and financial services products with total P&L of >$3B reporting to CEO.Developed “Blue Thunder” omnichannel turnaround strategy within Renew Blue which doubled online growth from 11% in 2012 to 20% in 2013 (11% YoY in Q42012 to 13% in 1H2013 to 15% in Q32013 to 26% in Q42013 while improving profitability and increasing Net Promoter Score by 400bps. Improved conversion and SEO while migrating to new, $200M adaptive open Web 3.0 platform and built an engineering team using continuous delivery. Quadrupled number of customer reviews and massively expanded product information and content on the site.• Repositioned Best Buy brand as the preferred authority for consumer electronics products and services. Drove Low Price Guarantee to enhance price competitiveness and new pricing strategy to adaptively price online with discrete assortment from stores. Shifted $650M marketing budget toward SEM, CRM, and cookie retargeting while deploying new software/tools to substantially improve marketing effectiveness. Developed successful Superbowl (Amy Poehler), Back to School ("America's Techfitter) Holiday (" Ultimate Holiday Showroom") and ongoing "Beta Tested, Blue Shirt Approved" advertising campaigns.• Successfully relaunched RewardZone as new My Best Buy loyalty program with single sign-on from BestBuy.com to enable personalization, growing 30M member program by 1M members per month. Launched personalization across online channels. President, Expedia Worldwide at Expedia from 2010 to 2012 (2 years) in Bellevue, Washington. Led the world's largest online travel agency with 27 websites across the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Member, Air Asia JV Board of Directors.• Defined Expedia 3.0 vision & turnaround strategy improving engagement of ~1000 employees by ~25%. Turned around declining room night growth (+27% YoY for EI) & EBITDA growth (+24% YoY for EI). Reduced website leakage to capture $20M in cost savings.• Recruited ~300 new employees and built world-class team from Apple, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft
Scott Durchslag has been an entrepreneur and management professional for over 25 years. He has been a president and CEO of a company, a CFO and COO of a company, as well as a director of a company. In his recent career, Scott has focused on business and education. Scott's prior experience in business gives him the perspective to understand how businesses operate and how to improve their performance. He is also experienced in higher education and has a degree in Humanities from University of Chicago. Scott is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the University of Chicago.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Scott Durchslag has experience in the field of strategic marketing, product and engineering. He has also worked in the field of retail and ecommerce. He has a wealth of experience in implementing turnaround strategies and has a proven track record of executing successful advertising campaigns.
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