Marketing Week NYC Kickoff Event: Meet the Founders of the Online Fashion Revolution 6/16

Please join us on Monday, June 16th, along with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce for a fun, interactive panel discussion featuring the founders of Gilt Groupe, Birchbox, Rent the Runway and Baublebar. These incredible women will discuss their business models, use of technology and creative marketing platforms. As we have seen the idea of fashion, shopping and commerce evolve, these women have led the revolution with their highly successful new business platforms. Sign Up Today!

Panelists include:


Alexis Maybank is the Founder & Strategic Advisor of Gilt Groupe. In 2007, Alexis and a founding team conceived of and built Gilt, and in doing so, revolutionized the landscape of luxury ecommerce and the way millions of people shop online. She has held several positions at Gilt since its inception, including serving as the company’s initial CEO.


Haley Barna is the Co-Founder, Birchbox; the discovery retail company changing the way women and men shop or beauty, grooming and lifestyle products. Through its multi-­-channel platform, the Birchbox experience features personalized sampling, informative editorial content and a handpicked online store.


Jenny Hyman is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Rent the Runway, a business that has transformed the retail industry by making designer dress and accessory rentals a convenient and accessible luxury experience for millions of women. Since Rent the Runway’s launch in November 2009, Jennifer has had led and built all areas of the business and currently oversees marketing, technology, product, and analytics.


Daniella Yacobovsky is Co-Founder of Baublebar, a one-stop retailer for affordable fashion jewelry with aspirational and accessible luxury looks fit for any occasion. Daniella conceived BaubleBar with her Co-Founder Amy Jain during a project at business school and the two decided to turn the concept into a viable business. Previously, she worked in finance at American Capital Securities and at UBS Investment Bank. She holds a B.S. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Jill Kaplan, Vice President & Publisher of Crain’s New York Business and joined the magazine in September 2006. To read Jill Kaplan’s full bio, please click here.


  • 8:00 – 8:30 AM: Registration & Networking
  • 8:30 – 9:30 AM: Panel discussion
  • 9:30 – 9:45 AM: Q&A
  • 9:45 – 10:30 AM: Networking

MCC Members: $35
Non-Members: $50

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