Amit was named President, 1-800-Flowers.com, in August 2020. In this role, he was responsible for leading the operations and management of the 1-800-Flowers.com brand.
Since joining the company in September 2011, Amit has held several roles of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as Chief Marketing Officer from March 2017 to August 2020. In this position, Amit led the overall marketing strategy for the brand across online, digital and social channels. Additionally, he managed innovation partnerships while also providing strategic direction for the growth of mobile and social commerce across the company’s entire portfolio of brands.
Amit has a proven track record for leading e-commerce marketing strategies while rapidly scaling user acquisition and revenue streams. Under his leadership, the company continues to be at the forefront of implementing new and emerging technologies. To nurture and grow the entrepreneurial spirit across the company’s portfolio of brands, Amit oversees the company’s Digital Leadership Program, an incubator for young talent and catalyst for driving innovation throughout the organization.
Prior to joining the company, Amit held strategy and business development roles at FTD, Visiting Nurse Service of New York and McKinsey & Company. Amit is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for MMA Global. He has a master’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Bowdoin College.