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Apparel Insights Series 2014
Insiders Explore Fashion, Business, and Culture
Founder & Chairman
9/30/2014 | SUNY Global Center | 6:30pm
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Kevin P. Ryan is the Chairman and Founder of GILT, an innovative e-commerce company offering highly coveted products and experiences at insider prices.
Global Fashion Management, in collaboration with the New York Fashion and Retail Association, continues its lecture series featuring industry thought leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs.
Our fourth talk in this series continues with Kevin Ryan, creator of GILT, Business Insider, MongoDB, and Zola.
Join us at the SUNY Global Center (Middle of East 55th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues) downstairs in the Global Classroom, from 6:30 to 8:00pm.
Chairman and Founder
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 millions of members and has added business lines in home; children; men’s apparel and gear (GiltMAN); and local services and experiences (Gilt City), and has founded the leading flash-sale site in Japan (Gilt Japan). It is one of the largest internet companies ever created in NYC.
Kevin is one of the leading Internet entrepreneurs in the United States having founded and is Chairman of several New York-based businesses, including GILT, Business Insider, MongoDB and Zola. Kevin helped build DoubleClick from 1996 to 2005, first as President and later as CEO. He led DoubleClick's growth from a 20-person startup to a publicly traded global leader with over 1,500 employees.
Currently, Kevin serves on the board of Yale Corporation and Human Rights Watch, is Vice Chairman of The Partnership for New York City, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.
In association with:
Global Fashion Management
School of Graduate Studies
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York Fashion and Retail Association