|London School of Economics and Political Science, NA||2006|
|Marketing and Entrepreneurship|
|University of San Francisco (USF), BS||2006|
|Management and Marketing|
Heather Marie is the founder and CEO of 72Lux.com, a luxury fashion company focused on simplifying and elevating the online shopping experience for modern women.
Prior to founding 72Lux, Heather was on the founding team at Affinity Labs, a digital media company that became the largest collection of online professional communities. While at Affinity Labs she played a critical role in their sales efforts and helped to lead revenue from $0 to the undisclosed big business was when she left. In January 2008, Affinity Labs was acquired by Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW). While assisting with the Affinity Labs and Monster.com post-acquisition integration, Heather expanded her role within Monster to focus on national lead generation sales for all divisions of Monster Worldwide.
Heather has also spent several years working for women’s clothing retailers such as Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL), Express (Limited Inc.) (NYSE: LTD), and Abercrombie & Fitch. She launched her first “venture” at age eleven, an arbitrage business on eBay. She received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from a combination of the University of San Francisco and the London School of Economics.
Heather serves on the board for the San Francisco Opera BRAVO! board as the Social Media and Communications chair. She also leads the Young Founders Organization, a group of like-minded entrepreneurs who gather in the Bay Area to socialize, network and strategize with other like-minded individuals.