2018 TEF Speakers

Courtney Kissler

Courtney is the Vice President of Digital Platform Engineering at Nike and leads the critical elements of powering the Nike Direct Consumer experience, with a re-usable, seamless platform. Her teams are focusing on core commerce services (browse, search, checkout, payment, launch, inventory, fulfillment), user services (login, profile, identity, notifications), consumer data engineering, personalization, content ecosystem (authoring, creation, digital assets, workflow), member services, and global retail solutions.

Prior to joining Nike, Courtney was the Vice President of Retail Technology at Starbucks where she was responsible for the global POS and retail store technology experiences.

Before Starbucks, Courtney was the Vice President of E-Commerce and Store technologies at Nordstrom, where she led a transformation essential for outpacing the demands of today’s Omnichannel customers.  Her responsibilities included program management, delivery, and support for all customer facing technologies which also included in-store, web, and mobile touch points. Courtney joined Nordstrom as a security engineer in 2002 and held increasingly senior leadership roles across the technology organization. She began her career in technology start-ups including CyberSafe and WorldStream.

Courtney holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Eastern Washington University.