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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

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Co-Founder of Gilt Groupe, Entrepreneur, Board Director, Investor, Advisor, Mentor & Author

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 Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Biography

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is an innovator and a disruptor. She has established herself as a pioneer, leader and dealmaker in digital commerce, retail, merchandising, sales, business development and marketing. She has a proven track record building and operating early stage, fast-growing consumer-facing businesses and creating powerful brands.

Alexandra is currently SVP of Consumer Strategy and Innovation for Allergan, the bold, global pharmaceutical company. She is creating new sources of revenue for Allergan’s medical aesthetics business by building companies targeting consumers in a revolutionary way never been done before in the pharmaceutical sector. Under her purview, the beauty content site Spotlyte and the beauty services booking site Regi were conceived and launched.

Alexandra was the Co-Founder and CEO of NYC based startup Fitz, the in-home service that organizes your closet and edits your wardrobe. After one year in operation, in February 2018, Fitz was sold to Tradesy, the world's largest peer-to-peer marketplace for women's designer fashion.

From 2014 to 2016, Alexandra was Co-Founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, the leading on-demand mobile beauty services company. She led the company through rapid growth and raised $24M in venture capital for top tier firms including NEA, Softbank and Lerer Hippeau Ventures.

Alexandra is best known professionally as Co-Founder of the ecommerce sensation, Gilt. In 2007, Alexandra and her co-founders conceived of Gilt and revolutionized the landscape of luxury ecommerce. Throughout her 7+ year tenure at Gilt, Alexandra took on merchandising, sales, business development and marketing responsibilities. In 2016 Gilt sold to Hudson's Bay Company.

Before co-founding Gilt, Alexandra managed retail operations at Bulgari, overseeing 15 North American stores. Before working at Bulgari, Alexandra managed Leather Goods Sales Planning for Louis Vuitton North America. She had previously worked at Financo for the late retail guru Marvin Traub, former Chairman and CEO of Bloomingdales. Alexandra began her career working for 3 years in investment banking at Merrill Lynch.

Alexandra holds a B.A. from Harvard College, where she graduated magna cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Alexandra is on the Board of Directors of KDC and Corelle Brands (previously World Kitchen, LLC). She was a Board Director of Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq: PERY) from 2014-2017. She has served on the non-profit boards of the National Retail Federation Foundation, Dress for Success Worldwide, the Women’s Forum and Fashion Group International. She is an active fundraiser for her alma maters The Brearley School, Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University.

Alexandra, together with Gilt co-founder Alexis Maybank, is the author of the New York Times bestselling book By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop (Portfolio/Penguin).

Alexandra speaks five languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian). She has studied, lived, and worked internationally in Latin America, Europe, and Japan.

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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

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Co-Founder of Gilt Groupe, Entrepreneur, Board Director, Investor, Advisor, Mentor & Author

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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Biography

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is an innovator and a disruptor. She has established herself as a pioneer, leader and dealmaker in digital commerce, retail, merchandising, sales, business development and marketing. She has a proven track record building and operating early stage, fast-growing consumer-facing businesses and creating powerful brands.

Alexandra is currently SVP of Consumer Strategy and Innovation for Allergan, the bold, global pharmaceutical company. She is creating new sources of revenue for Allergan’s medical aesthetics business by building companies targeting consumers in a revolutionary way never been done before in the pharmaceutical sector. Under her purview, the beauty content site Spotlyte and the beauty services booking site Regi were conceived and launched.

Alexandra was the Co-Founder and CEO of NYC based startup Fitz, the in-home service that organizes your closet and edits your wardrobe. After one year in operation, in February 2018, Fitz was sold to Tradesy, the world's largest peer-to-peer marketplace for women's designer fashion.

From 2014 to 2016, Alexandra was Co-Founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, the leading on-demand mobile beauty services company. She led the company through rapid growth and raised $24M in venture capital for top tier firms including NEA, Softbank and Lerer Hippeau Ventures.

Alexandra is best known professionally as Co-Founder of the ecommerce sensation, Gilt. In 2007, Alexandra and her co-founders conceived of Gilt and revolutionized the landscape of luxury ecommerce. Throughout her 7+ year tenure at Gilt, Alexandra took on merchandising, sales, business development and marketing responsibilities. In 2016 Gilt sold to Hudson's Bay Company.

Before co-founding Gilt, Alexandra managed retail operations at Bulgari, overseeing 15 North American stores. Before working at Bulgari, Alexandra managed Leather Goods Sales Planning for Louis Vuitton North America. She had previously worked at Financo for the late retail guru Marvin Traub, former Chairman and CEO of Bloomingdales. Alexandra began her career working for 3 years in investment banking at Merrill Lynch.

Alexandra holds a B.A. from Harvard College, where she graduated magna cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Alexandra is on the Board of Directors of KDC and Corelle Brands (previously World Kitchen, LLC). She was a Board Director of Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq: PERY) from 2014-2017. She has served on the non-profit boards of the National Retail Federation Foundation, Dress for Success Worldwide, the Women’s Forum and Fashion Group International. She is an active fundraiser for her alma maters The Brearley School, Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University.

Alexandra, together with Gilt co-founder Alexis Maybank, is the author of the New York Times bestselling book By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop (Portfolio/Penguin).

Alexandra speaks five languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian). She has studied, lived, and worked internationally in Latin America, Europe, and Japan.

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  • How much does it cost to book Alexandra Wilkis Wilson?

    Booking fees for Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alexandra Wilkis Wilson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alexandra Wilkis Wilson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alexandra Wilkis Wilson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alexandra Wilkis Wilson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alexandra Wilkis Wilson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alexandra Wilkis Wilson for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Alexandra Wilkis Wilson generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Alexis Maybank, Jennifer Hyman, Randi Zuckerberg, Marilyn Tam and Fran Hauser. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alexandra Wilkis Wilson for an upcoming event.

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Speaker Videos

  • Gilt Groupe's Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Mentors An Under 30 ...
    Nina Faulhaber is the cofounder of ADAY, a NY-based activewear startup equally focused on performance and aesthetic. Forbes set up a ...
    Alexandra Wilkis Wilson - Speech Opening Reel - YouTube
    Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is more than an entreprenuer. She is a serial-disruptor, changing industries which he venture she launches. In fact ...
  • Alexandra Wilkis Wilson interview - YouTube
    Alexandra Wilkis Wilson Speaker: Alexandra has now built three companies that exploit new ways to deliver value to under-served markets and ...
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