Ryan Brewer

Firm Affiliate (Former COO, Build.com)

Ryan Brewer is a successful eCommerce operator and entrepreneur with over 20 years of direct operations experience.  His background encompasses all aspects of online retail and business operations.

Mr. Brewer has experience managing and scaling companies from the start-up stage to becoming billion-dollar enterprises.  He was most recently the VP of IT & Ecommerce for PACE Supply where he lead a digital transformation of a large scale wholesale supplier. Prior to that he was the COO of Build.com where he oversaw all operations as the company grew from <$3M in annual sales to over a billion dollars in annual sales. He’s well-versed in helping large, complex corporations manage through change where both complex and nuanced operations and managerial environments exist.

Mr. Brewer has extensive expertise in marketplace selling and integration, ERP implementation and migration, team structure, KPI management, and analytics platforms, among many other areas of ecommerce expertise.

Notable digital experience:

  • VP of IT & Ecommerce (PACE Supply)
  • President (Marketfleet)
    Leading direct-to-consumer CPG company
  • Chief Operating Officer (Build.com)
    The largest internet only retailer in the US focused on the home improvement space
  • Strategic Advisor
    Strategic advisor to technology and eCommerce companies from early-stage startups to large corporations


Business Development
Channel Strategy
Digital Transformation
Direct-to-consumer (D2C) Strategy
eComm Vendor Selection
KPI Development