Spencer Baird is the Chief Executive Officer of Inmar Intelligence. Spencer joined Inmar in May 2020 as Chief Transformation Officer and quickly expanded his contribution as President of Martech. In this role, he led Inmar’s Retail Commerce Platform, Media and Data to speed the industry's digital transformation and meet escalating consumer demand for personalized, targeted digital marketing and messaging to reach, motivate and build relationships. He uses extensive retail expertise in omni-channel engagement, merchandising, data-driven decision systems and sales attribution measures to develop strategies for maximizing retail and manufacturer data. And he leverages media market and ad tech domain expertise to build fortified business models in programmatic promotions and social platforms using applied AI and other technologies to drive advertiser returns.
Spencer has more than 18 years of executive leadership experience in grocery retail, e-commerce and Consumer Packaged Goods with some of the best known and most respected companies in the industry including HJ Heinz, The Dannon Company, Kellogg Company, Ahold Delhaize and Peapod. After various leadership roles on the brick and mortar side at Ahold Delhaize, he was Chief Merchant at Peapod. During his time at Peapod, Spencer helped design the omni-channel vision and go-forward plan at Ahold Delhaize that resulted in the formation of Peapod Digital Labs.
Spencer is currently a member of the board of the Winston Salem Alliance and Piedmont Triad Partnership, the Advisory Council for Dairy Management Institute (DMI) and The Western Michigan University marketing program and was formerly a member of the Fiduciary Committee for Ahold Delhaize US. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Virginia Wesleyan College and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Education program.