Overstock Appoints Weight Chief Technology Officer

Overstock has appointed Joel Weight as chief technology officer for its retail shopping site. Weight is a nine-year veteran of Overstock’s family of companies, most recently serving as chief operations officer at Medici Ventures, Overstock’s wholly owned subsidiary and blockchain accelerator.

Weight will be responsible for leading technology functions across Overstock’s retail organization, while also executing and integrating day-to-day website operations with the customer, marketing, digital experience, and merchandising teams.

“We are thrilled to have Joel join the Overstock executive team,” said Dave Nielsen, president of Overstock.com. “Joel’s passion for building cutting-edge technology will help return the company to the innovative e-commerce leader that we have been known for throughout the years.”