Lee Peterson

EVP, Thought Leadership & Marketing

WD Partners

Lee has more than 30 years of collective experience as a retailer, a strategist, a public speaker, and as a leading voice in the future of retail. He brings an innovative approach to modern retail by understanding cultural trends, consumer demographics, and buying behavior across multiple industries. Lee offers a well-rounded and informed dialogue on advanced customer experience, and believes that stores have a crucial role in the new dawn of retail.

Lee’s list of globally recognized clients include: Samsung, CVS, New Balance, and Luxottica. At WD Partners, he has led teams of creatives working on branded experiences for Best Buy, Gatorade, Pepsi, Whole Foods, Stop & Shop, 7-Eleven, Walmart, The Home Depot, Media Market in Spain, and E-Mart in Korea. He has been quoted and featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Business of Fashion, Fast Company, RetailWire, Bloomberg, and Forbes, as well as key trade magazines such as Brandweek, Ad Age, Chain Leader, Nation’s Restaurant News, VMSD, and Chain Store Age.