Director of eCommerce and Marketing, Free People
Jed Paulson is the Director of eCommerce and Marketing for Free People, a women's specialty apparel and accessories retailer within the Urban Outfitters Inc. family of brands. Free People is known for invoking attributes of femininity, spirit, and creativity with a modern bohemian design. The brand has grown exponentially over the years and currently has 72 free standing boutiques, a thriving direct channel, and global distribution to thousands of the worldâ's top retailers. In his role, Jed is responsible for the Direct to Consumer (DTC) business, as well as global marketing. He joined Free People in 2010 with over twelve years of extensive experience leading marketing, CRM and eCommerce programs at top companies across Silicon Valley, including eBay, NexTag, Electronic Arts, HP, and AT&T. Jed holds a dual-MBA from Berkeley and Columbia, and MS and BS degrees in Chemical Engineering from UC Davis and the University of Colorado, respectively.