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Melanie Whelan

5 out of 5

CEO at SoulCycle

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 Melanie Whelan Biography

Melanie Whelan is the Chief Executive Officer of SoulCycle, a New York City-based fitness company that offers indoor cycling workout classes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Prior to her CEO appointment, Melanie served as the brand's COO for four years, focused on scaling the company's operation 7 to more than 70 studios.

Prior to SoulCycle, Whelan was the Vice President of Business Development at Equinox, a luxury fitness & lifestyle company based out of New York City. In addition to being integral in the Equinox acquisition of SoulCycle, Melanie led the development of both the Pure Yoga and Blink brands under the Equinox umbrella.

In 2002, Melanie joined Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group as VP of Corporate Development where she worked on the team that launched U.S. based airline Virgin America.

Melanie graduated Brown University in 1999 with a degree in Engineering and Economics. She began her career on the Corporate Development team at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, a Fortune 500 company with lifestyle brands including the St. Regis, W, Westin, Sheraton and Le Meridien.

Melanie was named one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40 in 2015, Crain's New York 40 Under 40 in 2016, and Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2017. She is a member of the board of the GO Project in New York and a member of the YPO Metro New York chapter.

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Melanie Whelan

5 out of 5

CEO at SoulCycle

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Melanie Whelan Biography

Melanie Whelan is the Chief Executive Officer of SoulCycle, a New York City-based fitness company that offers indoor cycling workout classes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Prior to her CEO appointment, Melanie served as the brand's COO for four years, focused on scaling the company's operation 7 to more than 70 studios.

Prior to SoulCycle, Whelan was the Vice President of Business Development at Equinox, a luxury fitness & lifestyle company based out of New York City. In addition to being integral in the Equinox acquisition of SoulCycle, Melanie led the development of both the Pure Yoga and Blink brands under the Equinox umbrella.

In 2002, Melanie joined Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group as VP of Corporate Development where she worked on the team that launched U.S. based airline Virgin America.

Melanie graduated Brown University in 1999 with a degree in Engineering and Economics. She began her career on the Corporate Development team at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, a Fortune 500 company with lifestyle brands including the St. Regis, W, Westin, Sheraton and Le Meridien.

Melanie was named one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40 in 2015, Crain's New York 40 Under 40 in 2016, and Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2017. She is a member of the board of the GO Project in New York and a member of the YPO Metro New York chapter.

Melanie Whelan Videos

  • Melanie Whelan / Washington Ideas 2017
    Melanie Whelan, CEO, SoulCycle With Alison Stewart, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic For more on Washington Ideas, please visit ...
  • Melanie Whelan - The Hospitality of Self
    For more information about the speaker and additional resources visit: thewelcomeconference.com/the-hospitality-of-self-melanie-whelan.
  • Innovators of Wellness | Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle
    Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle, and Sophia Ruan Gushee talk about Melanie's background (her nonlinear path to the leader of SoulCycle, ...

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  • How to book Melanie Whelan?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melanie Whelan for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Melanie Whelan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melanie Whelan or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melanie Whelan?

    Booking fees for Melanie Whelan, 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 Melanie Whelan, 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 Melanie Whelan?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melanie Whelan 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 Melanie Whelan 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 Melanie Whelan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melanie Whelan 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.

Melanie Whelan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Melanie Whelan for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Melanie Whelan 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 Jan Fields, Randi Zuckerberg, Jennifer Hyman, Marilyn Tam and Fran Hauser. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melanie Whelan for an upcoming event.

Melanie Whelan Speaker Videos

  • Melanie Whelan / Washington Ideas 2017
    Melanie Whelan, CEO, SoulCycle With Alison Stewart, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic For more on Washington Ideas, please visit ...
    Melanie Whelan - The Hospitality of Self
    For more information about the speaker and additional resources visit: thewelcomeconference.com/the-hospitality-of-self-melanie-whelan.
  • Innovators of Wellness | Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle
    Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle, and Sophia Ruan Gushee talk about Melanie's background (her nonlinear path to the leader of SoulCycle, ...
    Watch SoulCycle's CEO At Fortune's MPW NextGen Summit | Fortune
  • Scaling with Soul : Women & Business: An Atlantic Exchange ...
    SoulCycle CEO: Being a Boss-Mom - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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