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Digital Business Model Strategist; Former Amazon Executive

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Wes Arens advises CEOs facing digital disruption. He provides advisory services to senior business leaders and their investors on how to improve innovation and business performance. Arens is an expert on digital transformation and the business models that are transforming how work gets done in the 21st century.

Arens helps CEO’s clarify their customer vision, market point of view and ask the hard questions necessary to transform the business. Using leadership principles learned from Amazon he collaborates with senior leadership to leverage their collective intelligence to create their own culture of innovation. This proven approach has helped dozens of companies unlock new innovations, objectively assess their own internal capabilities and operational gaps, and transform business models. The outcome is an actionable roadmap on where to place critical digital bets that aligns to broader business strategy and overall investment priorities.

Arens currently serves private clients through Wes Arens and Advisors, LLC on digital strategy and transformation. He is also the co-founder and managing partner at Digital Brand Insights, a company that provides performance improvement advisory services to merchants on Amazon's Third Party Marketplace.

As a former Managing Director at managing consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal, Arens led numerous digital strategy engagements at Fortune 250 companies across multiple industries (high technology, consumer package goods, retail, education, healthcare, utilities, and advanced manufacturing).

Previously, Arens was Vice President of Merchant Services and Sales with Amazon.com, where he oversaw the commercialization of Amazon's outsourcing platform for enterprise customers. He was responsible for driving enterprise direct sales, channels, alliances, and partnerships. His team worked closely with leading enterprises to provide e-commerce digital capabilities that leveraged Amazon's world-class digital technologies for customer service, payments, order fulfillment and online merchandising.

Prior to Amazon, Arens was a senior executive at Syncra Systems, a leading SaaS supply chain management company providing internet-based collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment solutions to the largest retailers and their suppliers. Arens started his career at IBM and served in various sales management roles during IBM's historic transformation from a hardware company to a services company. When he left he was responsible for IBM’s overall global B2B market place initiatives.

Arens grew up in Boston and graduated from Boston College. He currently lives in the Seattle area.

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Wes Arens

Digital Business Model Strategist; Former Amazon Executive

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Wes Arens Biography

Wes Arens advises CEOs facing digital disruption. He provides advisory services to senior business leaders and their investors on how to improve innovation and business performance. Arens is an expert on digital transformation and the business models that are transforming how work gets done in the 21st century.

Arens helps CEO’s clarify their customer vision, market point of view and ask the hard questions necessary to transform the business. Using leadership principles learned from Amazon he collaborates with senior leadership to leverage their collective intelligence to create their own culture of innovation. This proven approach has helped dozens of companies unlock new innovations, objectively assess their own internal capabilities and operational gaps, and transform business models. The outcome is an actionable roadmap on where to place critical digital bets that aligns to broader business strategy and overall investment priorities.

Arens currently serves private clients through Wes Arens and Advisors, LLC on digital strategy and transformation. He is also the co-founder and managing partner at Digital Brand Insights, a company that provides performance improvement advisory services to merchants on Amazon's Third Party Marketplace.

As a former Managing Director at managing consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal, Arens led numerous digital strategy engagements at Fortune 250 companies across multiple industries (high technology, consumer package goods, retail, education, healthcare, utilities, and advanced manufacturing).

Previously, Arens was Vice President of Merchant Services and Sales with Amazon.com, where he oversaw the commercialization of Amazon's outsourcing platform for enterprise customers. He was responsible for driving enterprise direct sales, channels, alliances, and partnerships. His team worked closely with leading enterprises to provide e-commerce digital capabilities that leveraged Amazon's world-class digital technologies for customer service, payments, order fulfillment and online merchandising.

Prior to Amazon, Arens was a senior executive at Syncra Systems, a leading SaaS supply chain management company providing internet-based collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment solutions to the largest retailers and their suppliers. Arens started his career at IBM and served in various sales management roles during IBM's historic transformation from a hardware company to a services company. When he left he was responsible for IBM’s overall global B2B market place initiatives.

Arens grew up in Boston and graduated from Boston College. He currently lives in the Seattle area.

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  • How to book Wes Arens?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wes Arens for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wes Arens, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wes Arens or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wes Arens?

    Booking fees for Wes Arens, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wes Arens, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wes Arens?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wes Arens for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wes Arens for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wes Arens or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wes Arens or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wes Arens is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wes Arens for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Wes Arens generally travels from Bainbridge Island, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Rossman, R "Ray" Wang, Kat Holmes, Mitch Lowe and Andy Dunn. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wes Arens for an upcoming event.

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