LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elevaate, the cloud retail platform, today announced that David Shearer has joined Elevaate to lead Marketing for the company. He reports to CEO, Simon Harrow.
David brings more than 20 years experience of building brands through business strategy, creativity and marketing excellence. Most recently, he was VP Marketing at Box where he helped shape and lead the marketing team with responsibility for global brand strategy and creative vision.
"We are building the next generation of retail technologies at Elevaate. An agile product placement platform designed to enable collaborative, intelligent, and adaptive commerce. David brings a wealth of experience to a retail centric leadership team which will ensure Elevaate is successfully positioned to drive the next wave of retail innovation", says Simon Harrow.
“Being able to play a role in building Box from scrappy startup to publicly traded company has been an incredible experience” says David Shearer. “However, when I met Simon and team the depth of their retail experience and understanding of digital supply chain was very impressive. The team’s ambition to be the next great growth driver of digital retail is a powerful proposition. They’re a talented group of people with a great product and I’m excited to be part of it.”
Before joining Box, David spent 17 years in the advertising industry working on global accounts such as Intel, PayPal, LG Mobile, Microsoft, IBM, PlayStation, Cisco and iShares. He was recognized as Brand Marketer of the Year in 2014 by the Wall Street Journal’s Marketers That Matter and has received over 40 international awards for marketing and creative selling excellence.
Founded by the team that built and sold Kiddicare to Morrisons, Elevaate believes it’s time for a new generation of digitally intelligent retail experiences. This agile product placement platform is transforming digital shopping by connecting on-site activity to supply chain inventory. Retailers and brands now have the ability to accelerate ecommerce performance beyond the limitations of legacy technology and physical stores. Cross-category flexibility, transaction insights and instant control are unlocking new growth potential in volume, revenue and relationships for both retailers and brand owners. Headquartered in the UK with offices in London and Stamford, England, Elevaate has already served over 25 million products to customers across Europe and Australia. Learn more at elevaate.com.