Shop Premium Outlets
Neel Grover is the Chief Executive Officer of Shop Premium Outlets, a premium and luxury marketplace focused on sale, clearance and outlet products. Shop Premium Outlets is a joint venture between the Simon Property Group and the Rue Gilt Groupe. Neel previously built and ran 3 other marketplaces as the Chief Executive Officer of Rakuten North America, Buy.com and Bluefly and built and powered BestBuy’s marketplace as a service. Neel has led great teams and his marketplaces have sold over $5 Billion of products online. During his tenure, Buy.com went from losing $100 Million a year to 13 consecutive profitable quarters while competing with Amazon on every product after building the third largest marketplace in the US. Neel is the founder of Indi, a social commerce platform and also a member of the Board of Directors of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) and a member of YPO. Neel was formerly a member of the Executive Committee for noon, an ecommerce marketplace launched by EMAAR in Dubai as well as previously on the Boards of PrimeSport, Rakuten North America, Linkshare, Coastal.com and Buy.com and an Executive Operating Partner for Clearlake Capital. Previously Neel was a corporate securities lawyer at Brobeck and Jones Day. Neel received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law, Order of The Coif, and his B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Irvine where he was a two-time Captain of the Division I Men's Tennis Team that was consistently ranked in the Top 10 in the US.