Yasir Anwar

CTO & CDO, Williams-Sonoma

An innovation enthusiast who is a Technologist at heart and an Entrepreneur @ execution, shaping the strategic technical direction of the company and transforming technology for the next generation retail – the world of connected commerce.

Founder of MacysLabs (combination of tools/processes) – crucible for idea generation, feasibility analysis and experimentation.I have established lean development practices and teams for the organization to transform the delivery model with a focus on experimentation and customer testing that has brought a huge impact the ROI for projects.

My Sessions

Ascendant Interview: Transformational Journey: From Retail, to Retail Tech, to Tech Retail

This signature Ascendant Interview series highlights the rise of renowned change-agents so you can better understand how to embrace your unique talents + expertise to ascend further in your career.   In this Interview, Yasir Anwar will discuss his incredible journey from Walmart to Macy’s to Williams-Sonoma where he drives technology to propel the customer […]