Casey joined Walmart U.S. in September 2020 as its first chief omni strategy and operations officer and is the new the leader of Walmart’s ecommerce business.
As the chief omni strategy and operations officer, Casey is responsible for developing the future strategic direction and priorities for Walmart U.S. This work guides and informs the capabilities and investments needed to deliver long-term sustainable growth and a differentiated position for the leading omnichannel retailer.
In addition to this, he leads the company’s ecommerce business and omni operations, including pickup in store and curbside delivery, along with Walmart’s third-party Marketplace and Walmart Fulfillment Service. He also leads the technology innovation and incubation arm of Walmart, Store Nº8, which focuses on creating new technology, data and product capabilities and platforms for growth across Walmart’s global ecosystem.
He joined Walmart after having successfully launched his first company, North Coast Ventures, a strategic advisory and early-stage venture investment firm. While there, he worked with legacy retailers and brands on their omnichannel transformations, helping with strategic repositioning, building up new capabilities in digital, data and technology and the necessary leadership and cultural changes to enable success. Prior to starting his own business, Casey spent almost 20 years at Target where he gained deep experience in Merchandising, Operations, eCommerce, Strategy and Innovation, including building and executing the company’s successful omnichannel strategy.
Casey has held several distinguished leadership advisory roles across high-profile non-profit and advocacy groups looking to find scalable digital solutions to some of our world’s most challenging problems. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College and received his Master of Education from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.