Love Goel is one of the world’s most accomplished digital visionaries, investors, and board members. He is widely recognized
as the “Father of Multi-Channel Retail” for transforming iconic companies into digital market leaders, and successfully
pioneering several digital business models—third party fulfillment, social commerce, flash sales, real-time analytics, daily
deals, and retail closeouts.
Love is Chairman/CEO of GVG Capital Group, a private equity firm renowned for its digital and global expertise. He serves as
Chairman of the Digital Committee on the board of Lojas Americanas, an $8 Billion publicly-traded Brazilian retailer; with
responsibility for its digital spin-off B2W, the world’s largest pure-play internet retailer outside the U.S. He is Chairman of
Jessica’s Brands, the leading off-price partner to top fashion brands. He partnered with Gryphon Investors to acquire/grow
Shepler’s, the largest western wear retailer. He partnered with The Riverside Company, as Chairman of Whitney Auto Group,
transforming it into the largest digital retailer of aftermarket auto parts; and to grow Teufel, Europe’s #1 direct seller of
loudspeakers. He has invested in and built more than two dozen digital market leaders, creating billions in shareholder value.
In his 20’s, the Wall Street Journal proclaimed Love Goel a “Digital Whiz Kid”. He transformed Macy’s, the world’s largest
department store retailer, into the world’s top multi-channel retailer as COO of its $3 Billion, 20 company digital business. He
similarly transformed Fingerhut, a leading catalog retailer into the world’s largest digital retail network. He built three billion
dollar digital companies from scratch—in software, services and retail, was a top Silicon Valley CEO, and helped to launch/grow
the digital business of 100+ market leaders like Apple and Wal-Mart.
Love is a globally sought after thought leader, keynote speaker, and media personality; and frequently appears in the Wall Street
Journal, Nikkei, CNN, CNBC and Economic Times of India. He serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board at The Fashion
School at Kent, a top fashion school; has lived/worked on four continents, and is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute.
He graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, where he was Chair of the Student Senate, a
Regents' Scholar and USA Today Academic All American.
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