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Scaling Retail Founder & CEO Syama Meagher is a proven and sought-after expert in her field. As the chief retail strategist of international fashion retail consultancy Scaling Retail, she uses her breadth of knowledge and elite team of experts to deliver award-winning results. In this event, we'll share career advancement strategies and tips to identify your career goals. Syama will cover:
Founder & CEO,
Courtney Brand is the Founder and CEO of thelighthouse. Prior to thelighthouse, she worked as a Management Consultant for 5 years in New York, Shanghai, and Beijing, selling and delivering work to top clients including Alibaba, Apple, Mercedes, Porsche, and Danone. After working for two years in New York, Courtney was transferred to PwC’s Shanghai office to help launch the firm’s new digital and innovation consulting practice in China which became the second highest revenue-generating team. As the Founder and CEO of thelighthouse, she is working to empower professionals with the network, insights, and support to thrive in their ever-changing careers and the fast changing world of work. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and French and graduated from Georgetown University.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder,
Scaling Retail Founder & CEO Syama Meagher is a proven and sought-after expert in her field. As the chief retail strategist of international fashion retail consultancy Scaling Retail, she uses her breadth of knowledge and elite team of experts to deliver award-winning results.
At Scaling Retail, Syama has cultivated a global client base, working with not only American fashion and lifestyle brands but emerging and established companies all over the world, including Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Hong Kong, Australia and more. She has cultivated a long and loyal clientbase thanks to impeccable strategizing, demonstrated business growth, industry, sales and marketing knowledge and tailored business solutions.
Having a fully 360-degree experience of the entire industry, with a diverse background ranging from working with fashion’s elite to new brands and the future of fashion retail, Syama is intimately familiar with the entrepreneurial spirit of laying a foundation and kick starting growth, even when working within larger enterprises such as Gucci, Macy’s and Barneys as a buyer, planner, content merchandiser, marketing director and more.
Syama is a seasoned thought leader often presenting at speaking engagements, such as MAGIC, TEDX and Summit, and regularly quoted in the press including Glossy, BOF, and NPR. She is a featured Forbes contributor, a past advisor on projects for city governments and the UN, and an active board member of the Downtown Women's Center. Syama has received several recognitions for business acumen having recently been named one of WWD’s Top 20 Women in Business as well as receiving a Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year.
thelighthouse is the ‘Waze for your career’. We empower professionals with the network, insight, and support to navigate the fast changing world of work. We do this via algorithmic matching with relevant professionals for one-on-one virtual career sessions, curated resources, and member-driven events. We partner with people-first companies looking to invest in their top talent. As professionals navigate increasingly non-linear career paths, thelighthouse is becoming the throughline and empowering them at each stage of their ever-changing careers. Learn more at: https://www.thelighthouse.us/
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