While we continue the work on our upcoming marketplace release, we have some great news about new additions to our team.
Ali Kole and Stormy Simon have recently joined the Opu Labs, Inc. Board of Directors. We are thrilled to have them join us!
Stormy was an instrumental player in the development of Ecommerce through her 15 years at Overstock.com. She entered the company as a temp in 2001 and within 2 years had become the VP of Branding with her production of the iconic “Discover the Secret of the Big O” campaign. Stormy went on to develop many departments winning numerous awards for her efforts in marketing and customer care. She was the International spokesperson for years and has been featured on CNN, Forbes, Inc. 500, and many other media outlets. Stormy was named a 2016 Power Player by the National Retail Federation and Top Innovator from Utah Women’s Tech Council. In 2016, she left Overstock as President and member of the board to explore the emerging cannabis industry where she currently lends services to female owned start ups, serves on the Board of Directors for High Times and Advisory Board Member of CannaKids.
Ali Kole is a beauty addict, CEO, advisor and investor. After 16 years at McKinsey, Bain, Harvard Business School and Microsoft, Ali realized it would be a lot more fun to create a career aligned with her passion. This led to 8 years at LVMH creating, acquiring, running and reshaping beauty brands, as Chief Executive Officer of skincare brand Ole Henriksen and SVP of Strategy & Business Development for Sephora. She co-created Kendo, the brand incubator behind Fenty, Marc Jacobs Beauty and other disruptive influencers, and now advises beauty investors and brands. Ali is a personal growth and wellness devotee and loves makeup free days spent hiking, teaching sensual dance, and enjoying spa and adventure travel. After 9 years in LA, she and her husband Keith moved to Boulder CO and are happily settling into mountain living.
Also we have two new welcome additions to our outside advisory board, – both experts with deep experience in FinTech and blockchain technology.
Quentin is a serial entrepreneur who has worked with more than 20 successful ICOs. He is also a representative for several VC funds including FasterCapital and has extensive experience in advisory, mentorship and ICO development.
Chen Si Yuan
Chen Si Yuan is the Founder and CEO of the Northern Capital investment company. He has acted as a financial advisor to over twenty ICOs. He has extensive experience as a fund manager, securities trader and market development manager.
We hope to have more news soon regarding the upcoming product release, the results of the recent skincare challenge survey as well as news on partnerships.
Image provided by www.freepik.com.