Scott Silverman resigning as Shop.org Executive Director
Scott Silverman, who has served as Shop.org's Executive Director since 2001, is resigning his position as head of the trade group, NRF announced today. Silverman has accepted an executive-level and co-founder position with an e-commerce start-up and will step down from Shop.org effective Aug. 13. In a recent blog post, Silverman outlines the reasons behind his decision to leave, saying that, after being surrounded by innovative entrepreneurs for more than a decade, he now has "an opportunity to jump into the game." .