The UWEBI conducts multi-disciplinary research enhancing the competitiveness of Wisconsin industry.

The UW E-Business Institute (UWEBI) is a campus-wide University of Wisconsin-Madison initiative conducting multi-disciplinary research on e-business strategies, emerging information technologies and innovative business practices. The UWEBI's overarching goal: enhance the competitiveness of Wisconsin industry.

We also name annually a Distinguished Fellow, a visionary who has led significant achievement and advancement in IT and e-business. We give the award at the annual Business Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Conference.

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Berry named 2015 UWEBI Distinguished Fellow

The 2015 UWEBI Distinguished Fellow Award Recipient is Krista Berry, the Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of Kohl's Department Stores.

Krista leads the development and execution of Kohl's long-term omnichannel and customer-driven digital innovation strategies, including overseeing Kohl's fast-growing Kohls.com business. Prior to joining Kohl's, Krista was the General Manager - North America Retail for Nike, and she held various leadership roles with both Target and Marshall Field's.

Dr. Raj VeeramaniFor more information on the UW E-Business Institute, contact Dr. Raj Veeramani at 608-262-0861 or raj.veeramani@uwebc.wisc.edu.

Distinguished Fellow Award

The Distinguished Fellow Award is presented to visionaries who have led significant achievements and advancements in IT and e-business. Past Distinguished Fellows (as well as their titles at the time of receiving the award) are:

Julie Bauer
Julie Bauer
President, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Tom Kalinske
Tom Kalinske
Vice Chairman, LeapFrog and Executive Chairman, Global Education Learning
Erica Gruen
Erica Gruen
Former CEO, The Food Network  and foodnetwork.com
Peter Sachse
Peter Sachse
CEO, Macys.com and CMO, Macy's
Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer
Vice President Search, Google
Pavan Nigam
Pavan Nigam
Co-Founder, Healtheon/WebMD
Dale Nitschke
Dale Nitschke
President, Target.com
John Morgridge
John Morgridge
Chairman, Cisco Systems
Matt Korn
Matt Korn
Executive Vice President, AOL
Jerry Shereshewsky
Jerry Shereshewsky
Ambassador Plenipotentiary
Katherine Hudson
Katherine Hudson
Chairman, Brady Corporation
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