hybris announces appointment of Brian Walker to Global Management Team

Hybris provides e-commerce software solutions.

The "OmniCommerce™" is a state-of-the-art master data management and unified commerce processes that give a business a single view of its customers, products and orders, and its customers a single view of the business.

The same software is available on-premise, on-demand and managed hosted, giving merchants of all sizes maximum flexibility.

hybris, the top-rated provider of omni-channel commerce software, has appointed Brian Walker as its SVP of Strategy. The appointment of such a leading industry figure will be an asset for hybris in its business planning and development. In his role, Walker will be involved in key areas such as marketing, customer development and the company’s product and growth strategies. He will also be a key evangelist for how hybris clients and partners can best position themselves to take advantage of the rapid changes in enterprise technology capability coming from hybris.

Speaking about the appointment, Brian Walker said; “We are at a key point in the evolution of commerce, as customers engage across many digital touch-points seeking a consistent, contextual, and highly relevant experience across all of them. hybris is uniquely qualified to help companies across many verticals and business models take advantage of that change. In my role at Forrester leading commerce technology research, I was able to see first-hand the pace of innovation and progress from the hybris team, and I am excited to now be a part of that at a very exciting time in the company’s history.”

Brian Walker is a leading world-wide expert in eCommerce platforms, multichannel commerce, digital marketing technology, and mobile commerce. While at Forrester Research, Mr. Walker authored many seminal industry reports such as: "Welcome to the Era of Agile Commerce", "What Does Every Exec Need To Know About The Future of eCommerce Technology", "B2C eCommerce Platform Wave", and “Global Commerce Services Provider Wave”. In his role at Forrester Mr. Walker also provided strategic consulting for Fortune 500 companies on their eCommerce and multichannel technology strategy, vendor selection, organizational development, and operations. Brian’s past roles have spanned both business and technology leadership at organizations such as Amazon.com, Expedia, Otto Group, Eddie Bauer, among others. Mr. Walker has been widely quoted in the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Financial Times, Investor’s Business Daily, Internet Retailer, and by many other news organizations.