Fokke de Jong

Fokke de Jong
CEO and Founder
Born and raised in the Netherlands with an intrinsic propensity for entrepreneurship, de Jong launched the Suitsupply business out of the trunk of his car while attending law school, eventually leaving University just months short of graduation to pursue his budding tailoring business. Since founding his company in 2000, de Jong continues to take on a prominent role within the company. As the CEO, he determines the company’s strategy, global development, and has led Suitsupply through a rapid e-commerce expansion. De Jong leadership style is the quintessence of Dutch entrepreneurship — customer-centric perspective, unconventional thinking, creative drive, and a pioneering spirit. Suitsupply has 140+ stores spread over 5 different continents.

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January 12
12:00 pm12:30 pm
As consumers return to physical stores, how can retailers build end-to-end transactional experiences that users will find comfortable and safe? Some like Verizon-- a veritable lifeline for consumers-- began recreating the minute COVID-19 hit; others like Suitsupply had more time to shape the next normal. There is no one-size-fits-all approach, but priorities are remarkably similar: Meet customers… Read more