Steve Bratspies
Chief Merchandising Officer

As the Chief Merchandising Officer for Walmart U.S., Steve Bratspies oversees the merchandising strategy for the retailer’s nearly 5,000 locations in the U.S., continually transforming the way Walmart serves customers and championing innovation in retail.

With more than 20 years of diverse retail, manufacturing and consumer experience, Steve commands a profound understanding of consumers and their rapidly shifting preferences, including where they shop, what they want and how they buy today and tomorrow.

He offers fresh and valuable insights to those who are interested in the future of retail and provides practical lessons along the way. A proud alumnus of The Wharton School ('92-'94), Steve aims to stir curiosity and inspire positive disruption.