Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD; cofounder of Gilt Group; and an advisor, mentor, and angel investor to startups in the New York Tech community, offers a few key tips to maximize any startup's chances of success.
With over 15 years of international experience in luxury goods, retail and finance, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor of Gilt, is on the forefront of revolutionizing and innovating the landscape of luxury e-commerce and experiences. Together with her co-founders, Alexandra took Gilt from a start-up idea to a more mature global enterprise.
She assumed multiple roles in merchandising, sales, business development, brand relations and strategic alliances within Gilt and Gilt City over a period of seven years, initially serving as Chief Merchandising Officer. Today, Alexandra acts as Strategic Advisor to Gilt.
Alexandra, together with Gilt co-founder Alexis Maybank, is the author of The New York Times best-selling book <i>By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop</i> (Portfolio/Penguin).