Bryan Gildenberg

About Bryan

Bryan is Managing Director of Retail Cities North America. In this role, Bryan works with Retail Cities’ North American experts to assist clients on the future of retail in both syndicated and project-based engagements.

Simultaneously, Bryan is the founder and CEO of Confluencer Commerce LLC, a main contributor to “The CPG Guys” weekly series of podcasts, and a member of Retail Cities’ advisory board. Bryan’s other activities are complimentary to the entire Retail Cities offer and a key asset as we develop member-based workshops on difficult issues facing the CPG industry in the USA and Canada.

Prior to leading Retail Cities North America, Bryan recently worked with Omnicom as head of global ecommerce for agency, in that role from 2020 through 2022.

Pre-2020, Bryan was Kantar’s Chief Retail Knowledge Officer for over two decades, setting the direction for Kantar when it came to retail insights and making sure Kantar’s top tier clients had the best retail insights the company could provide.

Bryan lives in the New York Metro area, has an MBA from Babson University, and is a frequent guest presenter at major conferences in the retail universe.