Chief Digital Officer, Global Ecommerce
Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Chris Wantlin is the Chief Digital Officer for Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of furniture and number one retailer of furniture in North America. An engineer at heart, Chris is an innovation leader who brings over 20 years of experience in the home furnishings industry to play. He started his career at Ashley in engineering, eventually going on to help develop their international business as Vice President of Asia Manufacturing and China Retail Operations and was named SVP of Global eCommerce in 2015. Chris is currently leading the charge at Ashley to embrace emerging technologies and consumer shopping behaviors in order to transform the way furniture is bought and sold.