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Stormy Simon

Stormy Simon has a unique story and background. Although she never acquired a formal education, and as a single mother
she was able to prove herself as an e-commerce innovator, pioneer, and proven business leader. She joined in
2001 as a temp employee, and ultimately became President in 2014.

Media Arts Advisory Council Members

Under her leadership, Overstock became a top 25 e-tailer by traffic and grew to nearly $2B in revenue. In her tenure, Overstock was recognized by numerous prestigious associations; 4 consecutive years for Mobile Web Awards, multiple Customer Care awards, including top 4 ranking in the AMEX/NRF Customer Choice. In 2014 the company was named to Forbes’ list of “America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies”. In 2016, she was personally named “Power Player” by the National Retail Federation’s “The List – People Shaping Retail’s Future”, and awarded Top Innovator by Utah Women in Tech awards in 2015. She’s proud that during her presidency the female seats at the executive table increased to 33%. In summer 2016, she stepped down as President of Overstock to explore the emerging cannabis industry. She is currently consulting in e-commerce and serving on the Advisory Board for CannaKids, and KIND Financial, and is a Director on the Board of High Times. She is a nationally-recognized speaker and has given numerous TED talks.