EVP GM Women & Kids and EVP Gilt Strategic Alliances
Jyothi Rao brings extensive experience in the retail sector to her role as Executive Vice President of Gilt, Women’s & Kids. Her responsibilities include overseeing the operations of women's and kids’ apparel and accessories for the company.
Prior to joining Gilt in 2009, Jyothi served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Calvin Klein, where she launched the Specialty Retail division. Before Calvin Klein she spent 16 years at Gap Inc., where she held several leadership positions and was responsible for successfully growing domestic and international businesses for both the Gap and Banana Republic brands. Jyothi has resided in Africa, India, and Europe. She holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.