Our Story

A small team of retail driven ecommerce experts

Hey there

We're Joel and Heather - life partners and retailers. We've spent 10+ years working within retailers on their ecommerce as well as running our own retail brand. We bring this understanding of day-to-day ecommerce to everything that we do. We've been in your shoes!

Akomi is an ecommerce agency, specialized and ENTIRELY focused on ecommerce. We focus on the journey point where traffic hits your site and how in converts into customers. We focus on growth.


An Ecommerce Expert for 10+ years, Joel has lead brands big and small through the ecommerce transformation era. Tech savvy and a life long learner, Joel drives all ecommerce strategy for AKOMI.


As a visual merchandiser for 8+ years, Heather manages ecommerce operations for AKOMI. An avid online shopper and critic of size charts (why are they all different?), Heather's eye for practicality delivers results.

Tom - Creative

Tom is an exceptional art director (UX, graphic, brand, packaging) and leads design work for AKOMI. Tom hails from retailer Kit & Ace and specializes in design that holistically works across all mediums.

Maria - Tech

Maria leads code development and technical oversight for AKOMI projects and hails from the retailer Viberg boots. Maria is an expert in the technical wizardry of Shopify.

Miles - Photos

Miles leads photography and styling for AKOMI, hailing from retailer Lululemon. Miles is an exceptional lifestyle and studio photographer who can make almost anything look cool.