George Corbin

Board Director, Edgewell Personal Care & former Chief Digital Officer, Mars Inc. and Marriott International

Edgewell Personal Care

Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panelist 2021
Panels Participated in
Bio

George Corbin has been leading innovation and business transformation of large, disrupted companies for over two decades. He has served as Board Director, Chief Digital Officer, and top Digital executive for some of the world’s most iconic brands through some of their most challenging transitions.

Mr. Corbin led Marriott’s global digital transformation. He grew digital revenue to nearly $14 billion – over 30% of company sales – while creating one of the world’s largest e-commerce businesses at the time.

As Chief Digital Officer at Mars Inc., he launched global digital platforms that enabled business leaders to grow their reach and revenue in consumer goods markets worldwide.

As Board Director and advisor, Mr. Corbin guides the C-suites of disrupted companies through their own transformation journeys.  His work has been featured in Forbes, USA Today, The New York Times, the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, MIT Sloan Management Review, Walter Isaacson’s Trailblazers, and others. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis.

Recent media:

CIO.com: Why seek a Board seat? https://www.cio.com/article/3514713/why-seek-a-board-seat.html

Harvard Business School: When Worlds Collide: Why Your Company’s Digital Transformation is Stalled. https://digital.hbs.edu/innovation-disruption/when-worlds-collide-why-your-companys-digital-transformation-effort-is-stalled/

MIT Sloan Management Review: Where Digital Has Made Itself Right at Home. https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/in-the-hotel-industry-digital-has-made-itself-right-at-home/

Forbes: Marriott’s Digital Chief on the Advantages of Digital Incumbents. Https://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhigh/2017/05/15/marriotts-digital-chief-on-the-advantages-of-the-digital-immigrants/#5970fa92bd95

Strategy+Business: Winning with Digital Confidence. https://www.strategy-business.com/article/Winning-with-Digital-Confidence?gko=37c1d