2018 Speakers

Hugh Holman, Co-Founder & CEO

Hugh Holman

Co-Founder & CEO, Observa

Hugh Holman is CEO and Co-Founder of the real-time retail analytics company, Observa, which delivers AI-directed insights and actions over brick-and-mortar retail.  Prior to starting Observa, Holman was Director of Strategic Initiatives for Savers, the world’s largest chain of for-profit thrift stores.  Before that, he was EVP & Chief Strategy Officer for Aqua Star; a Seattle headquartered global seafood company.  Holman holds an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and a Business Finance degree from the Albers School of Business at Seattle University.  Holman is a board member for Rad Power Bikes and for the Alliance for Pioneer Square.