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
EXPLORE THE DAY
FOUNDERS & INVESTORS ON THE EDUCATIONAL PANELS
Learn the best sales & funding strategies to build your business from founders & CEOs of million-dollar companies.
CURATED BRANDS IN THE DISCOVERY LOUNGE
Discover investment, distribution & retail opportunities with 50+ breakthrough brands.
C-LEVEL EXECUTIVEs / DECISION-MAKERS IN ATTENDANCE
Network amongst 500+ entrepreneurs, corporate partners, investors, buyers, and media to accelerate business growth.
FRIDAY JUNE 2, 9:30AM - 5:00PM
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
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
Future of Beauty Challenge
Lori and Steve Machiorlette, Co-Founders, blendSMART
Pree Walia, Founder, Preemadonna (Winner)
Mark Miclette and Elizabeth Boyle, Co-Founders, Tweexy
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
Past speakers include leaders from L'Oreal, Bumble & Bumble, BirchBox, BeautyCon, Goop, Dirty Lemon, Refinery29, The Coveteur, TULA and StyleSeat.
Founder, Beauty Evolution & Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Founder, Murad Skin Care
Co-Founder, Soko Glam
Founder, BaharTak.com & Beauty and Lifestyle TV Host
Founder, Harry Josh Hair
Partner, Managing Director, Beechwood Capital
Principal, The Carlyle Group
Co-Founder & CFO, Stage 1 Financial
Founder, The Giannuzzi Group, LLP
Founder & CEO, Follain
Founder, Skin Inc.
Founder, IMX Cosmetics
Partner, L Catterton
Founder, Nexus Management
Dr. Ben Johnson
Founder & CEO, Bellami
Senior Beauty & Style Editor, SELF
Founder & CEO, GlossGenius
Partner, Trinity Ventures
Enterprise Wellness Strategy Lead, Target Corporation
Deputy Editor, Fashion & Beauty, Bustle
Co-Founder & CEO, Nutrafol
Co-Founder & VP of Sales
CIO, Luxury Brand Partners
VP of Product & Brand Development, Ricky's NYC
Beauty Financial Editor, WWD
Head of Brand Partnerships & Merchandising, ipsy
CEO & Co-Founder, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare