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, real-time analytics, and daily deals. He led
investments in 25+ digital market leaders, helped build 15 $1Billion+ digital businesses, and created tens of billions in
Love is Chairman/CEO of GVG Capital Group, a global investment firm renowned for its digital and operating expertise.
He currently serves as Chairman of the Digital Committee on the board of publicly-traded Brazilian retailer Lojas A
mericanas, Latin America's largest, most profitable and fastest growing retail chain with 900+ eponymous stores and
~US$10Billion market capitalization. In this role, he has responsibility for all Lojas' digital interests including B2W, Latin
America's largest digital company and the world's second largest publicly-traded internet retailer. B2W comprises 25%+ market
share of all Latin American e-commerce revenue and is the #1 digital retailer across 37 product categories from toys to tickets,
electronics to appliances, sporting goods to automotive, and home goods to health and beauty. Since Q3 2012, B2W has been
the world's fastest growing $1billion+ public e-commerce company; and together with Lojas Americanas is ranked as the
world's #1 multi-channel retailer by Goldman Sachs.
He is also Chairman of Jessica’s Brands, the leading off-price partner to top fashion brands, serving a global client base from
offices in Los Angeles, New York and Milan. He partnered with Gryphon Investors to acquire/ grow Shepler’s, the largest western
wear retailer. He also 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. Recently, he
partnered and co-invested with top private equity firms to acquire and build digital market leaders globally.
In his 20’s, the Wall Street Journal proclaimed Love Goel a “Digital Whiz Kid” for transforming Macy's, the world’s largest and
most profitable department store retailer, into the world’s top multi-channel retailer as COO of its $3 Billion, 20 company digital
business which included market leaders in several merchandise categories from fashion to electronics to gourmet foods to
jewelry to home goods to outdoors.
Still in his 20's, as a Founder/CEO, he built three billion dollar digital companies from scratch—in analytics software, 3P services
and e-commerce; was a top Silicon Valley CEO; and helped to launch/grow the digital business of 100+ market leaders like
Apple and Wal-Mart. He helped found and build FBS into the world's largest e-fulfillment and customer service platform with 4
million square foot of warehouse capacity and 10,000 call center agents that enabled companies like Wal-Mart, Intuit, 1-800
Flowers and Levi's to go online for the first time. He also served as CEO of Personify, the #1 e-analytics software company of its
era which served Yahoo, J.Crew, Volvo, KLM, and 200+ global clients with a behavioral profile database of 100 million+
shoppers. He transformed Fingerhut, the largest and most profitable U.S. catalog retailer into the world’s largest digital retail
network through organic growth, acquisitions and investments, enabling its $2Billion cash sale to Macy's, the largest e-
commerce acquisition in history.
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 premier 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 a Regents' Scholar,
Chair of the Student Senate, and USA Today Academic All American.
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