Laura M.

CEO - Allround leader in Beauty, Fashion, Retail

United States of America
EN, FR

Well rounded leader with a proven record of success in Beauty, Fashion and Technology. A serial entrepreneur, Laura founded Fashion Express, IPO international, Zweave, and WYSWYGllc. At her latest ve...see more

  • Consumer Services
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Retail & Ecommerce

300

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

ADORAtherapy
7 years
Current position
Jul 2015 - Present
Adoratherapy is an American manufacturer of aroma perfume. Our hand-crafted, experiential fragrance collection, when inhaled, offers the purest ingredients and when linked to a strong ...see more

PLM Practice Leader / Associate Partner

The Parker Avery Group
1 year
Jul 2013 - Nov 2014
The Parker Avery Group is a boutique strategy and management consulting firm. A proven trusted advisor to leading retail and consumer packaged goods companies the company specializes i...see more

Acting General Manager AsiaPac

Stylesight
3 months
Oct 2010 - Jan 2011
Responsible for the management of AsiaPac offices.

V.P Product Development

Stylesight
2 months
Aug 2010 - Oct 2010
IT Strategy, Product Management and Development; Delivery of enterprise-wide IT portfolio.

S.V.P Product Management

Stylesight
1 year
Jul 2010 - Nov 2011
Online venture-backed information services and solution company focused on the delivery of creative, trend and fashion content. Member of CEO strategy and incubation team, reporting dir...see more

CEO & Founder

WYSWYG, LLC
11 years
Dec 2008 - Aug 2019
Digital Design Agency and Consultancy WYSWYG provides guidance and support to organizations of any size seeking in depth knowledge and experience to help execute online business concept...see more

Gap Inc Project-Apparel PLM Specialist, PLM Analyst

Zweave, Inc
4 months
Apr 2004 - Aug 2004
Developped Apparel PLM requirements for a multi phase, multi brand global PLM implementation. Focus on Design, pre-production, sourcing and product integrity. Color Management system re...see more

Principal Investigator SBIR - United States Navy

Zweave
4 years
Dec 2001 - Dec 2005
Develop a custom PLM application for managing Navy uniform design -Developed To-Be Apparel business process -Developed Apparel industry survey, interviewed, assessed 20 leading apparel...see more

CEO & Founder

Zweave, Inc.
10 years
Dec 1999 - Feb 2010
Software and consulting firm specializing in PLM software for the Apparel Industry. Responsibilities included conceiving, building and leading an innovative software R&D company; Busine...see more

CEO & Founder

Fashion Express Worldwide
8 years
Feb 1992 - Dec 1999
A buying agent to Specialty Retailers and Manufacturers, providing product development and sourcing of apparel Responsibilities Included delivering over $40M in FOB value to major speci...see more

Knit Designer

Gitano
1 year
Dec 1989 - Dec 1990
Develop products, Shop market, Present to buyers

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Consumer Services
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Retail & Ecommerce

Expertise

  • Business Analysis
  • Digital Strategy
  • Team Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Social Media
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Product Management
  • Account Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Application Development
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Planning
  • Product Launching