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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is the Co - Founder & Head of Strategic Alliances of Gilt Groupe.

With over twelve years of international experience in luxury goods and retail, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Founder and Chief Merchandising Officer of Gilt Groupe, is on the forefront of revolutionizing and innovating the landscape of luxury e-commerce.

Prior to co-founding Gilt Groupe, Alexandra managed retail operations at Bulgari, overseeing 15 North American stores. Before working at Bulgari, Alexandra managed Leather Goods Sales Planning for Louis Vuitton North America.

Alexandra began her career working for 3 years in investment banking at Merrill Lynch, spending her time between New York, London and Latin America.

She subsequently entered the retail world working for retail guru Marvin Traub at Financo Inc.

Alexandra holds a B.A. from Harvard College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

An M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. A

lexandra speaks five languages. She is involved in a number of not for profits including: Dress for Success, Endeavor Global, Robin Hood Foundation, the New York Junior League and El Museo del Barrio.

She is also an active fundraiser for her alma maters The Brearley School, Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University.

Alexandra is an official mentor for Tech Stars and an unofficial mentor for many budding entrepreneurs.

Jobs (7)

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Current

Co-Founder & CEO

2014 - Current   (over 2 years)

Founder & Head of Strategic Alliances

2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
Past
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Ended
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Sep, 2007
Unknown
Founder & Head of Strategic Alliances
2006
2007
Retail Operations Manager
2004
2006
Sales Forecaster
2003
2003
Associate, Consulting & Private Equity
1999
2002
Analyst, Investment Banking

Education (2)

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