Dee brings more than 25 years of technology and digital experience to Rodan + Fields, with experience at leading brands like Nike, J. Crew and Accenture. Most recently, Dee was the vice president of technology at Nike where he was responsible for leading the Global Wholesale, Brand Marketing and Converse Technology teams, including Nike's biggest digital asset, Nike.net.
"Steve's strong track record as a technology leader and his experience partnering with Global and Brand teams on bringing to market innovative technology and digital tools and assets make him an exceptional choice to lead our technology team. We are excited for Steve to join the R+F leadership team as we embark on our next phase of growth and advance our digital capabilities to support our powerful consultant community," said Chris Newman, COO and CFO, Rodan + Fields.
Dee will lead Rodan + Fields' global information technology organization, defining and advancing the company's technology strategy and infrastructure to support the company's growth plans. Dee will oversee the Platform Engineering and Digital Product Management, Corporate Applications and Infrastructure, Information Security and Project Management and Governance teams, and will report to Chris Newman, chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
Prior to Nike, Dee held CIO and CTO positions at J.Crew and Hayneedle. Dee started his career at Accenture and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.
1 Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2019 Edition, retail value RSP terms; all channels, Skin Care includes Sets and Kits; North America defined as Canada and the United States.