Session Information

Tuesday, May 17th, 11:15–11:55am

TRACK 1: Ecommerce

Preparing for Distributed Commerce

Cathy Halligan
Cathy is an Independent Board Director helping board members and business executives understand and apply consumer facing technology to win in the marketplace. On the Ulta Beauty Board (NASDAQ: ULTA), an $11.75bn market cap high growth US beauty retailer, Cathy Chairs the Compensation Committee, is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and had served on the Audit Committee. On the Flir Systems Board (NASDAQ: FLIR), a $3.8bn market cap global infrared camera and thermal imaging tech company, Cathy sits on the Audit Committee.

Cathy was named a Digital 50 — Board candidates with skills in new technologies by Agenda, a Financial Times service.

Prior to Board Roles, Cathy was an executive leading Marketing and eCommerce (and the precursor, Catalog) efforts with world class brands and businesses(, Chief Marketing Officer; Williams-Sonoma/PotteryBarn, VP Internet; Gymboree and I.Magnin, VP Direct Marketing), and successful early stage companies (, VP & PowerReviews, SVP Sales & Marketing) along with a tour to London and Tokyo with a Brand & Marketing Strategy Consulting Firm, Prophet. Cathy is a Chicagoan living in San Francisco for 20+ years. She and her wife of 20 years, Zoon Nguyen, have 2 amazing daughters.