Michael Rubin

Michael Rubin
Founder & CEO, GSI Commerce


Michael G. Rubin is founder and CEO of GSI Commerce Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce and interactive marketing solutions. With revenues of more than $1.0 billion, GSI’s services enable more than 500 of the world’s leading consumer brands and retailers to capture the full potential of the online channel.

GSI delivers customized solutions through its three divisions: e-commerce services, interactive marketing services and consumer engagement. GSI’s global e-commerce platform provides technology, order fulfillment, customer care and all of the intricate processes that make online shopping possible. The company also offers a full suite of interactive marketing services through its Global Marketing Services division, which includes TrueAction, a full-service digital agency, and e-Dialog, one of the world’s leading e-mail marketing providers. GSI’s Consumer Engagement division provides brands and retailers a platform for online private sales through RueLaLa.com, and an online, off-price marketplace, SmartBargains.com

Rubin started GSI in 1999 but has been a CEO his entire career. At age 12, he launched his first business in the basement of his family’s home. Today, at the age of 37, he is the leader of a fast-growing Internet company. This global organization employs 5,500 people, rising to over 10,000 employees during the holiday shopping season.

Having received numerous awards for his entrepreneurial skills and accomplishments, Rubin was named one of 2010’s “15 Most Powerful CEOs 40 and Under,” by Forbes magazine, and was recently featured on CBS’ hit television series Undercover Boss.


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