Session Speaker

Rob Kaplan


Rob Kaplan

Biography

As Director of Product Sustainability for Walmart Stores Inc., Rob Kaplan drives product and supply chain innovation by integrating sustainability and business strategy. He leads sustainability strategy and implementation for the consumables and health and wellness businesses, including categories such as personal care, household chemicals, and over-the-counter medicine. In addition, he is responsible for customer engagement, packaging, and The Closed Loop Fund. Kaplan previously led cross-functional efforts to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from the supply chain. Previously, he helped lead corporate responsibility and brand strategy for Brown-Forman Corporation, producer and marketer of spirits brands, such as Jack Daniel’s. He developed marketing strategies to engage consumers, improve social and environmental performance, and advance business objectives.

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