Nachiket Desai

Nachiket Desai, Vice President of Enterprise Architecture & Business Intelligence, is responsible for charting 1-800-Flowers' Technology future, aligning IT to business needs while building state-of-the art Business Intelligence infrastructure to support business growth. Under his leadership, 1-800-Flowers has initiated the program 'Agile' to transform and modernize the company's technology infrastructure and deployment. One of the most crucial components of his role is to enhance the company's analytics and intelligence capabilities.Mr. Desai started his career with interactive television technology, both in analog and digital domains. His work involved creating new channels for commerce over air and cable within the digital TV domain. Prior to 1-800-Flowers, he held the position of Enterprise Architect for the EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India & Africa) region for MetLife, resulting in technology and work experience across cultures & languages.Mr. Desai earned his bachelor's degree in Computer Technology from University of Pune, India. He moonlights as a filmmaker and photographer, and currently lives in New Jersey.