Deborah Weinswig is a leading global retail analyst and the CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, an advisory specializing in retail innovation. Previously, Weinswig was Managing Director of FGRT, the think tank for Fung Group. As Managing Director, Weinswig built the team’s research capabilities and provided insights into the advanced technologies that are changing the global retail industry. Earlier, Weinswig served as Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary Team at Citi Research.
Weinswig was ranked number one analyst by Institutional Investor for nine consecutive years and serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley accelerators and companies. She was named among the top five retail influencers of 2018 and 2017 by Vend and is a recipient of the Asia Retail Congress’s Retail Leadership Award. She is part of the Retail Influencer Network, a group of 15 prestigious thought leaders.
In addition, she serves as an e-commerce expert for the International Council of Shopping Centers and was a founding member of the Oracle Retail Industry Strategy Council. She is a member of the board of directors of Xcel Brands and Kiabi; an executive board member of The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona; an advisory board member of the World Retail Congress; and a founding member of the Goodwill Retail Advisory Council.
Weinswig holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.