Robert (Martiniello) Rizzolo

Robert has over 15 years of management and corporate merchandising
experience with domestic and international retail brands. He currently works at Michael Kors, a US based luxury fashion brand, as the Vice President of Global Merchandising for the company’s largest division, women's handbags and accessories. Previously, he was the Senior Director of Global Merchandising where he drove all aspects of global merchandising including product strategy, pricing structures, and development of specific line to achieve marketplace excellence, revenue growth and profitability goals.

Prior to joining Michael Kors, Robert was the Divisional Merchandise
Manager at Gucci where he oversaw both the menswear and childrenswear divisions for the Americas. He has also held various roles at Burberry, Calvin Klein, and Gap, Inc. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Loyola University in Maryland, a Jesuit university rooted in service, and currently resides in New York, NY with his partner.

Robert has been devoted to bettering the lives of young people for many years, and is honored to serve on KEEN USA's board to further their mission of bringing fun, fitness, and friendship to kids and teens with developmental and physical disabilities.

Michael Kors / VP of Global Merchandising