Before joining Purple as Chief Executive Officer, Joe Megibow served as Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. where he oversaw the transformation and growth of American Eagle’s $550+ million direct-to-consumer business between 2012 and 2015. In this role, he built out a global omni-channel strategy and infrastructure, and led all digital marketing, customer operations, engineering and product management efforts.
Prior to American Eagle, Megibow held several senior roles, including VP and General Manager of Expedia.com, the $10B+ U.S. online travel business. Megibow most recently served as an independent consultant to Advent International, the $41B global private equity firm, helping its portfolio companies develop world-class digital capabilities.
Megibow earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.