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This event delves into how technology is intersecting with beauty, how it's pushing the bounds of production, innovation & distribution & how it's disrupting the beauty world!
Join our panel of entrepreneurs from different fields within the industry to share ideas on how technology is:
Stick around after for drinks and mingling after with fellow entrepreneurs, professionals, creatives and innovators. The drinks are on us!
Founder & CEO, Glam-it!
Jennifer is a passionate player in the world of new internet technology and a veteran of the online media and social space. Her new brand Glam-it! allows her to combine her vast experience with E-Commerce and Social Media with her love of beauty, fashion, and luxury.
A successful serial entrepreneur and businesswoman, Jennifer was involved with startups such as StudentAdvantage.com and HotJobs.com (acquired by Yahoo) in the US. After moving to Hong Kong for her MBA, Jennifer quickly became one of the city’s leading female entrepreneurs in the online space. She held management positions with industry leaders Darizi and Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX), before taking on the online group buying mantle, first with ubuyibuy (acquired by GROUPON) and then as Queen Bee (aka Vice President) of BEECRAZY- Hong Kong’s group buying and e-commerce leader. Jennifer's most recent project prior to Glam-it! was co-founding and launching Subscription Commerce leader Glamabox to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and China.
Jennifer was awarded Most Promising Entrepreneur at the Asia-Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2011 and SuperAchiver Woman Award at CMO Asia 2012. Jennifer is also an advisor to other startups including Plukka, and is an Honorary Advisor to HER Fund, a charity that seeks to empower women. She also contributes regularly to her column in the SCMP, The Classified Post and Education Post, sharing her experiences and insights on entrepreneurship and business in Asia.
Little Things in Life
Angela is a skin-obsessed banker turned skin-obsessed organic skincare company founder. Unable to find products for her seriously sensitive skinned and allergic family, Little Things In Life became the first to bring in effective and organic products specifically catered for sensitive skin into Hong Kong’s market.
An avid believer of the power of skincare, Angela firmly believes that prevention is key, and moisturizes constantly to prove it. A math geek, she estimates that at any given time, there is a 33% probability that she is moisturizing or exfoliating any part of her body, hair included.
Senior Digital Manager,
Currently as the Senior Digital Manager at HSBC, Adriana is part of the global Digital Transformation agenda, working on new business model and digital investment projects. Previously, having worked as the Digital Manager at Swire Properties and Head of Design at Lowe Profero, she has lead digital strategies and APAC wide marketing campaigns for such brands as Apple, Diageo, DFS, KFC, Lexus, Lufthansa, and many more.
Adriana is also a mentor for the Credit Suisse’ Young Founders School, which aims to educate, connect and inspire the next generation of founders in Hong Kong. As a frequent instructor at General Assembly, she continues to contribute to the education cause, and in her spare time, she is a budding entrepreneur having founded the local eCom flower shop - www.BloomBoxHK.com, and a social impact startup, www.GoodwillCollective.com.
COO & Co-Founder,
Iella studied Biology and Jewish Studies in her home country Germany before having the idea for BloomMe in 2013. In Berlin she worked for companies from several professional and commercial fields like a law firm and an online magazine for women. Iella has co-founded BloomMe to create an elegant solution to book beauty appointments conveniently and instantly across Hong Kong.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Dee Cheung has been a yoga teacher and pioneer in the health and wellness industry, working with moms and babies all the way up to teenagers, using yogas as her main tool. She co founded SUP YOGA HK in 2013 with Nadine Bubner and has recently run their first teacher training. She is passionate about yoga as a way to gain awareness in the body as well as balance for the mind. She gave a TEDxYOUTH talk 8 months pregnant at HKIS on the effects of meditation and sees the benefits of mindfulness through yoga, meditation and float therapy for all ages.
Glam-it! is an international beauty, technology, fashion and lifestyle brand based in Hong Kong with the revolutionary and patent pending GlamPact—the first all-in-one, customizable, chic, ecofriendly makeup compact with light up LED lights so you can Glam up anytime anywhere. As with the girls who use GlamPacts, no two GlamPacts are ever alike. (Actually, there is less than a one in one hundred million chance of any girl carrying the same GlamPact). Glam-it! Products are available on Glamit.com and at fine retailers and online shops worldwide.
With BloomMe you can instantly make reservations at Hong Kong's finest spas and salons! BloomMe is is your "one stop" shop for all beauty booking needs!
Float on was co founded in 2015 by husband and wife duo, Ciaran Hussey and Dee Cheung. They're committed to helping people learn more about their mind and body through float therapy, building the float community in Asia and working with health professionals to support research on floating, all the while living in our vibrant city of Hong Kong.
Little Things In Life HK is lovingly run by two Allergically Unfortunate sisters where things like regular lip balm and toothpaste cause rash. We provide organic skincare and cosmetics catering to sensitive skin. All are tailored to combat HK pollution, humidity, aircon, sleep deprivation, and (gasp) age.
To us, this isn't just a business - it's our everyday life.Our motto? Tested By Us, Safe For You: As allergy-ridden unfortunates, we personally test our products on family and friends, so you don’t have to (how's that for cruelty free!).
Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.
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