President & CEO, Japan
Brett is responsible for all aspects of Catalina’s Japan business, from strategy, innovation and operations, to partnerships and relationships with retailers and brands. His mission is to lead a diverse, and talented team of sales and marketing experts, data scientists and analysts, product engineering and infrastructure specialists to ensure that Catalina Japan is the very best partner for our customers.
Japan is recognized worldwide for high-quality retailing, obsessive customer service, and a huge range of consumer products. Catalina is focused on providing actionable business intelligence and marketing solutions to help some of Japan’s most respected brands, retailers and digital publishers engage and delight increasingly informed shoppers across multiple online and offline touchpoints.
Brett has extensive operating experience in technology businesses across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the U.S. A native of Australia, Brett lived and worked in Japan from 2001-2004 as the Chief Operating Officer of DoCoMo AOL, where he reported to Jerry Sokol, who is Catalina’s global CEO.
Brett has held senior executive roles for Microsoft and Yahoo in Silicon Valley, and he served as a transformation consultant to APN News and Media in New Zealand, Hearst Newspapers in San Francisco, and in New York, where he was involved in digital transformation projects and major product relaunches. More recently, Brett worked as an executive focused on mobile products and content in the fintech industry for Social Finance, Inc.
Brett is a medical doctor who pivoted his career into broadcast television and then interactive multimedia and the internet. He is passionate about Japan and the opportunity to help drive the transformation of Catalina’s business in the Japanese market.