Title: Global Head of Digital and Emerging Technology Strategy
Company: Levi Strauss & Co.
Location: Mill Valley, California, United States
Amy Gershkoff Bolles, PhD, global head of digital and emerging technology strategy at Levi Strauss & Co., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in developing business technologies.
Having accrued almost two decades of experience in the field, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles has excelled as the global head of digital and emerging technology strategy at Levi Strauss & Co. In this role, she is largely responsible for developing the company’s strategy for the digital economy and focusing on emerging technologies that expand and enhance their services for customers worldwide. Prior to this appointment, she operated as the chief operating officer at Tradesy Inc., working on the Kleiner Perskins portfolio, between 2021 and 2022, and as a general manager at Bitly Inc., managing the Spectrum Equity portfolio, from 2018 to 2021. She previously served as the chief data officer at Ancestry.com between 2016 and 2017, with eBay Inc. from 2013 to 2015, and as a senior associate with Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research between 2006 and 2007. Dr. Gershkoff Bolles began her career as an adjunct professor at Princeton University between 2003 and 2005.
Prior to embarking on her vocational journey, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles pursued a formal education, beginning at Cornell University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics and government, summa cum laude, in 2002. She continued her academic efforts at Princeton University, where she achieved a Master of Arts and a PhD in quantitative methods and political science in 2004 and 2006, respectively. In addition to her academic credentials, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles has been recognized for her skills as an entrepreneur and in the fields of technology and digital transformation initiatives.
Beyond her responsibilities within the field, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles has participated in numerous endeavors outside of her professional circles. Well regarded for her scholarly output, she has contributed content to multiple news outlets, and she has published numerous articles with several notable publications, including the TechCrunch, Business Insider, and The Washington Post. Dr. Gershkoff Bolles is also known for her contributions as a civic-minded citizen, actively volunteering with several organizations, including the Screaming Eagle Acquisition Corp, Serendipity Capital, GritWell, and CleanCapital Holdings LLC.
In light of her exceptional undertakings, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles has accrued several accolades throughout her impressive career. To wit, she was named as one of the Top 10 Women Leaders and as one of the Global Top 100 Innovators in Data in 2020. Furthermore, she was recognized by the San Francisco Times as one of the San Francisco Most Influential Women in Business. She was also presented with an MVP Award from eBay Inc. In addition, Ms. Gershkoff Bolles was acknowledged by The Huffington Post, part of BuzzFeed Inc., as one of the 50 Women to Watch in Tech.
Having accomplished a great deal over the course of her career, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles attributes much of her success to her tenacity, drive, and perseverance. Accounting for her achievements, she is grateful to have had many opportunities to combine her technical and operational backgrounds and thrive in the field. To wit, she is notably proud to have founded her own technology company, Changing Targets Media LLC. In the near future, Dr. Gershkoff Bolles hopes to mentor others and assist the growth of her colleagues in the industry.
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