Alexis Maybank was the Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of Gilt Groupe. Most recently, Maybank has founded Project September, a shopping app aimed at bridging the gap between consumer and influencer.
Alexis has dedicated her career to building and launching innovative and compelling ecommerce experiences for consumers. In 2007, Alexis, along with a founding team, launched Gilt Groupe. She served as Gilt's Founding CEO, and today she serves as the company's Chief Strategy Officer.
Prior to founding Gilt Groupe, Alexis served as General Manager and Business Development Director for AOL's ecommerce businesses. In 1998, she became an early member of the eBay team, where she helped launch the company's first strategic planning group working for Founder Jeff Skoll, and later launched and ran eBay Canada, which grew to become Canada's largest ecommerce business.
She later helped found eBay Motors, which grew to over $2.5 billion in gross sales in its first two years and continues to be the largest category of goods sold on eBay today.
Alexis holds a BS and MBA from Harvard University.
She is a member of the Council of Foreign Relations, a Director for Audubon Alaska, and actively involved in the Robinhood Foundation.
She currently mentors many emerging entrepreneurs in both the technology and fashion sectors.
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|Jun 21, 2016||AdExchanger - Project September Wants To Bring Social Shopping Back Into Fashion|
|May 2, 2016||Alley Watch - This NYC Startup Just Raised To Change How You Shop|
|Apr 18, 2016||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: April 18, 2016|
|Apr 15, 2016||Pymnts - Project September Aims To Drive Commerce With Instagram|
|Apr 15, 2016||Digiday - Gilt Groupe co-founder is the latest to launch a shopping app in a busy field|
|Apr 14, 2016||Tech Times - Alexis Maybank of Gilt Groupe Launches Project September Fashion App|
|Apr 14, 2016||Fierce Retail IT - Gilt cofounder tackles visual shopping|
|Apr 14, 2016||TechCrunch - Gilt co-founder launches photo-driven shopping startup Project September|