Jude Buckley is chief commercial officer of Best Buy. In this capacity, Buckley oversees the enterprise connectivity strategy and manages vendor and carrier relationships, merchandising, accessories, services, store operations, multi-channel, IT and supply chain for the CBG. In addition, Jude and his team oversee the full chain of Best Buy Mobile standalone stores across the country.
The CBG consists of all aspects of the customer experience for mobile phones, computing, tablets, e-readers, MP3, health & fitness and all related accessories, enabling customers to make more informed and personalized choices by offering one of the widest selections of connected products and accessories.
Through his leadership and guidance, Best Buy has rapidly expanded the Best Buy Mobile experience beyond Best Buy stores into hundreds of Best Buy Mobile standalone stores across the U.S., as well as international expansion of the model in Canada, Mexico and China.
Buckley brings a wealth of business expertise and international acumen to the company’s strategy. Prior to joining Best Buy in 2007, he was managing director with The Carphone Warehouse in Sweden for seven years. Before that, he was an investment banker in London and also worked as a tax accountant in Brisbane. Buckley earned a bachelor’s of commerce degree from the University of Queensland and a postgraduate degree in advanced finance from the Queensland University of Technology. He also holds a certified public accountant certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants.