Industry Career Panel: Seizing Opportunities in Fashion, Luxury, and Beauty
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The COVID-19 outbreak and the economic downturn swelled the ranks of unemployed Americans by over 14 million. Amidst the unemployment crisis, graduation season, and the industry’s road to recovery, Launchmetrics invites industry experts on a career panel to share their own experiences and professional tips for those who are eager to advance their careers.
Following the panel discussion, Launchmetrics will be launching a career-focused Slack community — specific to the fashion, luxury and beauty sectors, where industry insiders can network, share tips and advice, as well as gain first-hand updates on career opportunities.
Register to join in on this important conversation in order to learn from experts on how they have overcome challenges, seized opportunities, and powered their careers, and lastly, get early access to our exclusive Slack community built for the fellow industry insiders. During the session, we will discuss:
- The current climate of the industry and how the pandemic has affected company culture, workflow, and hiring
- Best practices on navigating uncertainty and advice on various careers paths within the fashion, luxury, and beauty industry
- What the future holds for jobs in fashion, luxury, and beauty
Gregory Littley - Shorty Award-winning Global Brand Executive
Shorty Award winning global brand executive (previously at Elite Model World and Revlon) with 10 years experience crafting cross-functional digital strategies to connect every brand story to consumers and real people. Working with everyone from Selena Gomez, Reese Witherspoon, to Randi Zuckerberg - creating remarkable verticals and visually relevant content campaigns that leverage influencers, celebrity, brand partnerships, original creative, and devoted brand enthusiasts to drive market share. Dealmaker and negotiator known for influential speaking on countless panels highlighting brand building in the digital age.
Lauren Lewis - Senior Press Manager, Public Relations of Cartier
A Michigan native and alumni of University of Michigan, Lauren held various publicist and communications roles from KCD, Ralph Lauren, and now Cartier. With both agency and in-house experience, Lauren is well-versed in the field of public relations including managing press communication, strategic partnerships, and editorial strategy.
Marco D'Angelo - Founder / Chief Strategist of Platform PR & Head of Global Communications of Oscar de la Renta & Head of Global Communications of Augustinus Bader
The Founder of Platform PR, Marco D'Angelo is a recognized Communications Executive with extensive knowledge of the fashion, luxury, and lifestyle-related industries. He is consistently retained by top consumer brands to identify growth and positioning strategies, and he's associated with many noteworthy luxury brands like Oscar de la Renta, Monse, skincare brand Augustinus Bader and Napa Valley luxury wine The Vice. He regularly advises a distinguished roster of clients who rely on him as a strategic communications partner and counsel.
Ricky Ho - Managing Director of North America & Australia and Member of the Global Executive Team of Launchmetrics
As Launchmetrics’ Managing Director of North America & Australia, Ricky leads the growth of the regions across Sales, Customer Success, Regional Marketing, and Business Development. His extensive experience includes helping organizations lead and build top performing teams, scale operations, and grow revenues across various segments. His passion for talent development and constant enablement has not only elevated the performance of his teams but also created environments of empowerment. Previously, Ricky worked for leading companies including Salesforce, Capital IQ (pre-acquisition from Standard and Poor’s), and KPMG. Ricky also has a MBA from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor’s degree from Boston College.