Jerry O'Brien

Jerry O'Brien - Moderator for the Retail Works Summit
Jerry O'Brien

Jerry O’Brien is the Director of the Kohl’s Center for Retailing in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Prior to his position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jerry spent 27 years in various leadership positions with the Target Corporation.

In addition to his on-campus work Jerry has created and delivered impactful presentations to retailers, consumer products companies and industry groups. Jerry has a passion for the retailing business and in particular helping his students see the tremendous opportunities awaiting them.

Jerry sits on the Board of Directors for the National Retail Federation Foundation.

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