Katie Finnegan is Principal of Store No 8, Walmart’s incubation arm for uncovering ideas that will transform the future of commerce. From her early days in merchandising with J.Crew, Katie has always had a passion for retail and building. Prior to the formation of Store No 8, Katie was Head of Corp Dev, IR, and Strategy for Jet, reporting directly to CEO Marc Lore. Katie joined Jet in 2014 with the acquisition of Hukkster, the retail tech start-up she co-founded in 2012. Katie holds an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Finance from Duke University. A proud Colgate alum, Katie is a founding chair of the Colgate Entrepreneurship Network, recipient of the Ann Yao ’80 Alumni award and 2015 recipient of the Maroon Citation.
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