At Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit on Wednesday, Best Buy CEO Corie Barry talked about her journey to the top of one of America’s largest companies.
Corie, who became Best Buy’s fifth CEO in June, recently ranked No. 18 on Fortune’s list of the Most Powerful Women in Business. This is her first time on the list.
Here are a few highlights from the event held in Washington, D.C.
On her childhood…
Corie’s love for retail started early in her childhood while traveling with her self-employed parents who were artists selling their work.