Grocery Industry Icons & Innovators
VP Grocery Tech, Product & Supply Chain
Wei Gao is Vice President, Amazon Grocery, responsible for product, technology and supply chain. In her almost 16 years at Amazon, Wei has a long track record of delivering significant improvements to customer experience and business performance in eCommerce, Kindle and Supply Chain. She brings deep expertise in data driven decision making, organizational transformation and intelligence-based automation. Most recently, Wei was Technical Advisor to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Wei is a champion for DEI and is an executive advisor of Asians-at-Amazon affinity group.
Wei is a member of the Pacific Science Center Board, the Board of Visitors at the School of Information and Library Science at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and previously served on the Robert Chinn Foundation Board. In 2019, Wei was recognized as “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech” by the National Diversity Council.
Wei received her bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Nankai University and her master’s degree in Information Science from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.