Full Name
Doug Zarkin
Job Title
CMO Pearle Vision
Speaker Bio
Recognized as a global strategic retail and brand marketing expert, Doug Zarkin has led the transformation of Pearle Vision’s (A division of Luxottica) global strategic marketing, digital platform, visual merchandising, product promotion, and retail footprint. During the course of his career, Doug has earned an impressive array of honors for his marketing and brand building work including; ANA Genius Award, Brandweek’s Constellation Award, a Silver Clio Award and multiple Effie Awards.

Doug was recently named a Retail Innovator Award Winner and was recognized by his peers as Top 40 Over 40 and Innovative Marketer of The Year by The CMO Club. He’s previously been named “Marketer of the Next Generation” by Brandweek.

His public presence includes appearances on all of the major broadcast networks and business publications and frequently lecturers on the subject of brand marketing at many top universities, such as Harvard, NYU, Duke, Cornell, Xavier, The George Washington University, Miami of Ohio, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

His work at Pearle Vision is currently the subject of a Harvard Business School case study on brand rejuvenation
Doug Zarkin