Timothy J. Kurth


(312) 667-4771

Mr. Kurth is a digital innovation executive with deep expertise in Digital Engagement / Marketing, Product Management, and eCommerce with extensive sales and operations experience. Mr. Kurth is customer centric and results-oriented focusing his time, talent, and energy to improve a company’s profitability by leveraging technology to drive digital/business transformation. He has a proven ability to build a culture of innovation and high performing teams, developing new, innovative products to increase customer loyalty.

As GM B2B at Follett Corporation from 2014 to 2017, Mr. Kurth was responsible for developing go-to-market strategy, business development, and business performance across four segments (B2B, B2C, Marketplace, and Services). Previously, Mr. Kurth was Head of eCommerce Product Management at Office Depot / OfficeMax, where he drove digital development enterprise-wide and led the strategic planning for the merger with Office Depot.

From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Kurth served in various executive roles at CVS Health, including VP, Digital Innovation & Marketing, where he created a Digital Center of Excellence for CVS Health and grew on-line transaction volume from $0 to over $3B during his tenure. During this time he recruited a high performing digital team of more than 130 employees. Earlier experience includes increasing responsibility in Product Development, Finance, and Accounting at Fortune 100 companies.

Mr. Kurth is a 1992 graduate of IIT’s Stuart School of Business with an MBA degree and a 1984 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Accounting. Mr. Kurth is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and currently is on the Faculty at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management where he focuses on Strategy & Innovation. He is married with three children.