Deborah Weinswig

Deborah Weinswig is the CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, formerly Fung Global Retail & Technology. An award-winning global retail analyst and a specialist in retail innovation and technology, she is responsible for building the team’s research capabilities and providing insights into the disruptive technologies reshaping today’s global retail landscape. Her in-depth knowledge and understanding of global retail and emerging technology trends were fostered through her previous experience, which included serving as Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary Team at Citi Research, where she worked for nearly 12 years.

Ms. Weinswig was consistently ranked among the top analysts in her field by publications such as Institutional Investor, where she was ranked #1 for nine years, and by publishers StarMine and Business Insider, which named her one of Wall Street’s top 36 analysts in 2012. Also in 2012, she received the Researcher Award for Outstanding Service from the International Council of Shopping Centers. She is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Barron’s, and is a regular guest on CNBC. Before her time at Citi, she held senior research positions at Bear Stearns and Morgan Stanley.

An advocate for innovation, creativity and the implementation of efficient technologies in the retail sector, Ms. Weinswig has helped US startups develop and implement retail technology systems and strategies, some of which have been adopted by top-tier national retailers.

Ms. Weinswig also serves as a mentor to Silicon Valley accelerators, including Alchemist Accelerator, Plug and Play and Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator. She sits on the advisory boards of several early-stage companies in both the US and Hong Kong. She is a Certified Public Accountant, and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. Ms. Weinswig also serves on the boards of many philanthropic organizations, including Dignity U Wear.