Jeff Schumacher is an innovation leader with over 20 years experience in building new digital businesses and transforming digital capabilities for large multinational corporations. Informed by his vast breadth of experience, Jeff believes that corporations will own the next wave of disruption.
In his role as Founder of BCG Digital Ventures, Jeff has been instrumental in scaling the business into one of the fastest growing venture investment and incubation firms worldwide, with operations across four continents. As a figurehead and example to the entire DV community, Jeff prides himself on having a broad knowledge base of the latest trends and innovations in everything from venture capital to retail, blockchain technology, machine learning, AI and everything in between.
Prior to founding DV, Jeff led the North American sales of McKinsey & Company. He also served as the Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive VP of Sports Authority, where he drove a major digital transformation and executed its global growth strategy. He has co-founded prominent digital advisory firms including Booz Digital and the Axon Advisory Partners. He also has extensive project experience in CRM, with leadership positions in IBM’s technology practice and Accenture’s technology & strategy practice.