Independent Board Member
Faisal is a veteran in the eCommerce and Marketplace industry having held leadership roles at several Fortune 500 online retailers. He has over 15 years of retail and distribution experience, primarily in the eCommerce industry, focused on merchandising, buying, planning, demand forecasting, supply chain, vendor performance management, 3PL, reverse logistics, and drop-ship management.
Faisal is currently the EVP of Global eCommerce at Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), where he is responsible for leading online and digital growth. Prior to joining Staples, he was the VP of the Global Goods business at Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) where he oversaw the general management of Merchandising, Buying, Operations, Product Development, and Supply Chain. Previously, he was the Head of Global Marketplace Shipping and Delivery Experience at eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), responsible for the management of US and Cross-Border transportation, logistics, and export businesses. Faisal was also Director for Amazon Global Reverse-Logistics at Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN). He led various business teams including Mobile Electronics and Amazon’s North America Hardlines Inventory and Product Management teams. He also held leadership roles at Drugstore.com (NASDAQ:DSCM) where he was Managing Director for OTC, responsible for managing the Supply and Operations for the company’s Health and Beauty business. In addition, Faisal previously worked at Kozmo.com and Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM).
Faisal received a B.B.A. from Southeastern University and currently serves as an advisor to early-stage eCommerce startups.