Faiz Ahmad

Chief Commercial officer at YETI

Faiz Ahmad has more than two decades of expertise in leveraging technology to transform the customer experience for large consumer brands. He is currently the Chief Commercial officer at YETI. Prior to joining YETI, he was CEO, Direct to Consumer at Optum, a subsidiary of United Health Group. While there, he led the creation and go-to-market strategy for Optum’s direct to consumer digital health marketplace for care and pharmacy needs.

Previously, he served as Senior Director and Global Head for the Apple Online Store and Apple Retail Market Development for Apple Inc. While at Apple, he was responsible for the growth strategy, including customer acquisition and affinity programs, for Apple’s retail markets. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at Delta Airlines, and, in his last role as the Managing Director, managed Delta’s digital and customer facing touch points while overseeing the overall digital strategy, global business development, product roadmaps and experience design. Mr. Ahmad received his Master of Business Administration from Emory University and graduated from the Manipal Institute of Technology in India with a bachelor’s in engineering.