Kevin P. Ryan
Founder and Chairman, Gilt

Kevin P. Ryan is the Founder and Chairman of Gilt, an innovative online shopping destination offering its members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices.

In 2007, Kevin along with a founding team created Gilt as an invitation-only site for coveted women's apparel and accessories. Today, Gilt has over nine million members and has added business lines in home; baby & kids; men's apparel and gear; local services and experiences, and has founded the...

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Susan Lyne
CEO of the AOL Brand Group

As CEO of the AOL Brand Group, Susan Lyne oversees AOL's core experiences, which includes, AOL mail, the AOL client, and AIM, as well as the suite of AOL's content brands, including TechCrunch, Engadget, StyleList, Patch, Moviefone, and MapQuest. Susan brings her expertise in content, product, commerce and design into building brands and customer experiences while also focusing on key partner and advertiser relationships.

Susan Lyne was most recently Chairman of Gilt Groupe, the innovative e-commerce company that pioneered "flash...

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Michelle Peluso

Michelle Peluso is the Chief Executive Officer of Gilt, an innovative online shopping destination offering its more than eight million members special access to the most inspiring merchandise and experiences every day at insider prices. Prior to assuming the CEO role at Gilt, she served for over three years on the company's Board of Directors.

Before joining Gilt, Peluso was at Citigroup from 2009 until early 2013, where she was the Global Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer. In that role...

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Dana Stalder
General Partner, Matrix Partners

Dana Stalder is a Silicon Valley based general partner at Matrix Partners, where he invests in early stage software and internet companies. Dana's experience cuts across multiple disciplines including sales, marketing, finance, technology and product management at companies such as eBay, Netscape, PayPal and He has managed nimble ventures as well as 2,500-person teams. Dana joined Matrix in 2008 from PayPal, where he was a senior vice president and managed all business operations, including product, sales, marketing and technology. He is a board member at Gilt, iRise,...

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Anton Levy
Managing Director, General Atlantic

Anton is a Managing Director at General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, where he heads the firm’s Media & Consumer sector. Since joining in 1998, Anton has worked closely with many of General Atlantic’s portfolio companies and has served as a director of portfolio companies such as AKQA, Mercado Libre, Network Solutions and Webloyalty. He formerly served on the boards of Dice Holdings and Zantaz Corporation.

Prior to joining General Atlantic, Anton was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley &...

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Scarlett O’Sullivan
Partner, SoftBank Capital

Scarlett O'Sullivan is a Partner at SoftBank Capital, a venture capital firm, and focuses on growth stage investments in digital media, mobility, e-commerce, gaming, and online advertising. She is also a Partner and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank China & India's Bodhi Investments fund, which focuses on early-stage technology investments in Asia and the U.S. Scarlett serves on the boards of Chloe & Isabel, PayActiv and Schoola, and previously served on the board of Punch Entertainment (sold to DeNa in...

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Adrianne Shapira
Chief Financial Officer, David Yurman

Adrianne Shapira is the Chief Financial Officer of David Yurman, a fine jewelry luxury brand. Adrianne is a member of the Executive Committee that seeks to build upon David Yurman's successes by capitalizing on future channel, category and geographic growth. Prior to joining David Yurman in October 2012, Adrianne had a thirteen year tenure at Goldman Sachs, where she was Managing Director in Global Investment Research covering the Broadlines Retail sector. She was the lead equity analyst covering department stores,...

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