Declan Kearney

Founder & CEO

Digital Commerce Global

Declan is CEO & Founder of DCG, a global, independent digital commerce capability benchmarking partner to consumer brand manufacturers. His career has spanned Europe, North America and Asia, with leading corporations, including GE, Vodafone and D&B, and his own innovative businesses. 

Drawing inspiration from 10 years in the digital commerce/ ecommerce industry, mostly spent in Asia Pacific leading Edge by Ascential APAC, Declan established DCG in Singapore in 2021. He has since relocated back home to Ireland where he leads the business globally. 

DCG has attracted a community of digital commerce brand leaders whose teams are actively participating in benchmarking in the most relevant digital commerce topics of today, including Digital Shelf Optimisation, Digital Retail Media, Amazon Optimisation, Digital Commerce Tech Stack and Ways of Working. 

Declan holds a business degree from University College Dublin, and took the opportunity to complete Insead’s ‘Leadership in a Crisis’ programme and ICP’s ICAgile course during Covid 19. 

What Declan enjoys most is impartially observing, learning, and articulating the true essence of excellence in digital commerce. He views it as DCG's duty to offer unbiased commentary on the Digital Commerce technology and provider landscape, free from the influence of sales pitches or commercial compromise.