Chief Information Officer
Shirley Gao is the Chief Information Officer at Pacific Sunwear, an apparel brand dedicated to delivering an exclusive collection of the most relevant brands and styles to a community of inspired youth. Shirley previously served as the CIO for PSEB LLC, which was a group company including both Pacific Sunwear and Eddie Bauer. Prior to joining PSEB, Shirley held the position of SVP and CIO at Young's Market Company for four years and led the digital transformation for the $3.5B revenue wholesale distribution business. Shirley advanced her career to Global Chief Information Officer during her 12 year service at Guess?, Inc. With expertise in Information Technology and Digital Commerce, Shirley has effectively spearheaded numerous digital transformations, eCommerce and Social Commerce initiatives, process optimization, and business integrations.