Scott Durchslag is the President, E-Commerce and Marketing for Best Buy Co., Inc., a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services. In this role, Durchslag leads BestBuy.com, the world’s 10th largest online retailer, along with the company’s overall digital and brand strategy to advance Best Buy’s global e-commerce vision, retail omni-channel capabilities and online business. He is responsible for all of Best Buy’s global e-commerce channels, including BestBuy.com and mobile commerce.
Prior to joining Best Buy, Durchslag was president of Expedia Worldwide, the world’s largest online travel agency. He was responsible for managing the overall strategy, product development, marketing and operations of its 27 sites around the world with a focus on increasing its global footprint and driving innovation to gain share. He was the primary architect for the Expedia 3.0 strategy and led the migration to its new platform which improved conversion and re-ignited growth.
A former McKinsey & Company partner, Durchslag has more than 25 years in the industry and has served technology clients in the U.S., Greater China and South Asia. He was elected partner in only four years and was the youngest office manager in McKinsey’s history. He has held a variety of senior leadership roles including chief operating and marketing officer of Skype prior to its sale by eBay. He was also a corporate vice president at Motorola, where he was part of the critical work that doubled Motorola’s market share, launched the RAZR product team and created partnerships with industry heavyweights including Google and Microsoft.
Durchslag graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Chicago and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.