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FounderMade’s Future of Beauty Summit brought together the top beauty leaders to explore the trends & actionable business solutions that are transforming the global beauty industry. Watch the video below to catch a glimpse of the connections, panels, and brands you missed!

Featured speakers included Bobbi Brown, Dr. Murad, Harry Josh, IPSY, WWD, Soko Glam, NewBeauty, Entrepreneur, Bellami, Bustle, SELF, & Target.

 

WHAT YOU MISSED!

LEARN & NETWORK

Explore the newest trends in skincare, beauty innovation and technology.

Network with industry experts and inspiring entrepreneurs of multi-million dollar companies. 

DISCOVER & SHOP

Discover and get glammed with founders of top breakthrough brands in our Beauty Discovery Lounge.

Cast your vote at our Future of Beauty pitch challenge featuring today's hottest, rising companies.

TRADE & TRANSACT

Invest in, buy from, and partner with FounderMade's collection of the most relevant, innovative beauty brands.

the ultimate beauty summit

BUILD YOUR BUSINESS AMONG THE BEST FOUNDERS, INVESTORS, PRESS, RETAILERS & DISTRIBUTORS IN BEAUTY

 
 
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EXPLORE THE DAY

100+ 

FOUNDERS & INVESTORS ON THE EDUCATIONAL PANELS

Learn the best sales & funding strategies to build your business from founders & CEOs of million-dollar companies. 

50+ 

CURATED BRANDS IN THE DISCOVERY LOUNGE

Discover investment, distribution & retail opportunities with 50+ breakthrough brands.

 500+ 

C-LEVEL EXECUTIVEs / DECISION-MAKERS IN ATTENDANCE

Network amongst 500+ entrepreneurs, corporate partners, investors, buyers, and media to accelerate business growth.

THE SCHEDULE

FRIDAY JUNE 2, 9:30AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM

Welcome

Bahar Takhtehchian, Founder, BaharTak.com & Beauty and Lifestyle TV Host

 

10:15 - 10:45AM

Opening Keynote: Dr. Murad

Dr. Murad, Founder, Murad Skin Care

 

10:45 - 11:30AM

Innovations in beauty

Sarah Eggenberger, Editor-At-Large, NewBeauty

Charlotte Cho, Co-Founder, Soko Glam

Suveen Sahib, Co-CEO, Aquis

Lauren Wolk-Goldfaden, Co-Founder & VP of Sales, Goldfaden MD

Sabrina Tan, Founder, Skin Inc.

Julie Bartholomew, Founder, IMX Cosmetics

 

11:30AM - 12:15PM

Why Invest in the Future of beauty

Jeremy Triefenbach, Co-Founder & CFO, Stage 1 Financial

Larry Kahn, Founder, Beechwood Capital

Neda Doneshzadeh, Managing Partner, Mead Growth Partners

Ceci Kurzman, Founder, Nexus Management

Parker Hayden, Principal, The Carlyle Group

Anjula Acharia, Partner, Trinity Ventures

 

12:15 - 1:00PM

Networking

1:00 - 1:45PM

How to leverage digital marketing

Kara McGrath, Deputy Editor for Beauty and Fashion, Bustle

Shannon Vaughn, Founder, Pursoma

Nikki Eslami, Founder & CEO, Bellami

Danielle Cohen-Shohet, Founder & CEO, GlossGenius

Giorgos Tsetis, Co-Founder & CEO, Nutrafol

Dr. Ben Johnson, Founder, Osmosis

 

1:45 - 2:30PM

Resources to build your brand

Linda Lacina, Editor, Entrepreneur Media

Nicholas Giannuzzi, Founder, The Giannuzzi Group, LLP

Chris Ayan, Head of Marketing, Hawke Media

Elizabeth Scherle, Co-Founder and President, Influenster

Deva Finger, CIO, Luxury Brand Partners

 

2:30 - 3:45PM

founder stories & Future of beauty challenge

Allison Collins, Beauty Financial Editor, WWD

Bobbi Brown, Founder, Beauty Evolution & Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

Harry Josh, Founder, Harry Josh Hair

Carrie Gross, CEO & Co-Founder, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare

 

3:45 - 4:30PM

expanding your business through distribution

Jessica Cruel, Senior Beauty & Style Editor, SELF

Tara Foley, Founder & CEO, Follain

Eric Carl, Merchandising, Target

Annamarie Daoud, VP of Product & Brand Development, Ricky's NYC

Sabeen Mian, Head of Brand Partnerships & Merchandising, ipsy

Anna Baker, Director of Merchandising Strategy & Category Development, QVC

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Past speakers include leaders from L'Oreal, Bumble & Bumble, BirchBox, BeautyCon, Goop, Dirty Lemon, Refinery29, The Coveteur, TULA and StyleSeat. 

Bobbi Brown

Founder, Beauty Evolution & Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

Dr. Murad

Founder, Murad Skin Care

Charlotte Cho

Co-Founder, Soko Glam

Bahar Takhtehchian

Founder, BaharTak.com & Beauty and Lifestyle TV Host

Sarah Eggenberger

Editor-At-Large, NewBeauty

Shannon Vaughn

Founder, Pursoma

Harry Josh,

Founder, Harry Josh Hair

Larry Kahn

Partner, Managing Director, Beechwood Capital

Parker Hayden

Principal, The Carlyle Group

Jeremy Triefenbach

Co-Founder & CFO, Stage 1 Financial

Nicholas Giannuzzi

Founder, The Giannuzzi Group, LLP

Tara Foley

Founder & CEO, Follain

Sabrina Tan

Founder, Skin Inc.

Julie Bartholomew

Founder, IMX Cosmetics

Neda Doneshzadeh

Partner, L Catterton

Ceci Kurtzman

Founder, Nexus Management

Dr. Ben Johnson

Founder, Osmosis

Nikki Eslami

Founder & CEO, Bellami

Jessica Cruel

Senior Beauty & Style Editor, SELF

Danielle Cohen-Shohet

Founder & CEO, GlossGenius

Anjula Acharia

Partner, Trinity Ventures

Suveen Sahib

CEO, Aquis

Eric Carl

Enterprise Wellness Strategy Lead, Target Corporation

Kara McGrath

Deputy Editor, Fashion & Beauty, Bustle

Elizabeth Scherle

Co-Founder, Influenster

Giorgos Tsetis

Co-Founder & CEO, Nutrafol

Lauren Wolk-Goldfaden

Co-Founder & VP of Sales

Deva Finger

CIO, Luxury Brand Partners

Annamarie Daoud

VP of Product & Brand Development, Ricky's NYC

Allison Collins

Beauty Financial Editor, WWD

Sabeen Mian

Head of Brand Partnerships & Merchandising, ipsy

Carrie Gross

CEO & Co-Founder, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare

FEATURED BRANDS