Scott Benedict is an accomplished retail merchant, educator, consultant, author, board member, keynote speaker, and digital retailing executive with more than 35 years of diverse experience spanning traditional brick-and-mortar retailing, eCommerce, omnichannel, and international retail merchandising and operations.
Scott’s retail merchandising career included more than 25 years in the Consumer Electronics and General Merchandise categories before his more senior merchandising roles expanded his reach into Grocery, Pets, and CPG businesses and across specialty, wholesale club, mass, and catalog retail. Scott expanded his career into eCommerce and omnichannel and was a member of the founding team for Walmart.com before later roles with SamsClub.com, BestBuy.com, and Groupon.
Prior to joining McMillanDoolittle, Scott served as an Executive Professor and the Director of the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, as well as the Vice President of Partnerships at WhyteSpyder, an Ascential Digital Commerce company. Scott is the author of an upcoming book on digital merchandising and is a frequent guest speaker on retail webinars, podcasts, and media interviews on the state of modern retailing.