Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced it has formed a Digital Advisory Council, as part of its efforts to accelerate its digital transformation. The panel of technology industry leaders will help guide Target’s omnichannel strategies and push Target to innovate faster, and discover new ways to leverage technology to enhance the guest experience – both online and in stores. The council includes experts with varied tech backgrounds, and is comprised of:
- Ajay Agarwal, Managing Director of Bain Capital Ventures
- Amy Chang, CEO/Co-Founder of Accompani, formerly led Google Analytics
- Roger Liew, Chief Technology Officer of Orbitz Worldwide
- Sam Yagan, CEO of the Match Group and CEO/Founder of OkCupid
In the past year, Target has launched a number of successful digital initiatives, including the mobile coupon app Cartwheel, Target Subscriptions and Store Pickup, which allows guests to buy online at Target.com and pickup in a store. Target is now enhancing and expanding these services while also beginning to test new offerings like same-day delivery and the ability to ship online orders from stores.“Target is pursuing an aggressive omnichannel agenda and we want to go faster,” said Carl. “We’re confident that efforts such as creating the council and adding new engineering talent to our organization will help us achieve our goal of becoming a leading omnichannel retailer.” Check out Target’s Careers site to find engineering and other digital positions now available at Target. To view videos of Target’s Digital Advisory Council members in action, check out Target’s online magazine, A Bullseye View. About TargetMinneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,916 stores – 1,789 in the United States and 127 in Canada – and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit target.com/corporateresponsibility. For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom.