Harry Cunningham is Vice President, Retail Brand Experience, at Vera Bradley, where he oversees development of new innovative customer retail experiences and collaborations. During his time with Vera Bradley, Harry led the successful launch of new flagship stores in Disney Springs, Florida, and the Soho district of New York City. Through a partnership with Google and Obsess VR, Harry developed the first in-store virtual reality experience.Prior to joining Vera Bradley, Harry served as Senior Vice President of Store Planning, Design and Visual Merchandising at Saks Fifth Avenue.During his time at Saks, Harry oversaw the re-launch of the company's award-winning men's stores in Beverly Hills and Chicago and the reinvention of Saks’ full line store design. He also developed the luxury retailer's award-winning fashion windows and legendary holiday displays. He previously held various design and visual merchandising roles of increasing responsibility with Liz Claiborne, Saks Department Store Group and Dillard's.A distinguished retail design influencer, Harry was recognized by Design: Retail magazine with its prestigious Markopoulos Award in 2014. He is very involved in the industry, serving as immediate past president of the board of directors of PAVE and as a member of several educational advisory boards including LIM in New York City and FIDM in Los Angeles.