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Personalized Beauty Summit USA 2019

The Future of Beauty is Personalized

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Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, 94102, USA
20-21 February, 2019

“What a stimulating event! A really well curated set of speakers ranging end-to-end from commercial opportunity to scientific and technical capability and market execution. Some very insightful case studies. We also loved the session of new tech pitches – great stuff!”

Jason Harcup, Unilever, Global VP Personal Care Research and R&D Prestige Division

Why Attend

There is no doubt that the future of beauty is personalized.

The consumer is moving away from the ‘one size fits all’ approach, preferring to embrace products and services tailored to their individual needs and unique lifestyle.

As new data transpires, the role of biomarkers and environmental factors in an individual’s response to cosmetic ingredients becomes clear. Combined with modern technological advances from smart diagnostic devices to self-learning algorithms, which enable large scale data collection and analysis, personalization has the potential to completely revolutionize the beauty and personal care industry. 

The Personalized Beauty Summit brings together leaders from both the technology and cosmetics industry, to showcase cutting edge research and new technological advances whilst exploring key trends and consumer priorities.

Join the event to hear more about how to expand your current portfolio, foster consumer engagement and brand loyalty with data-driven product recommendations and experiences, whilst also balancing profitability, scalability and supply chain flexibility.

The future of beauty is personalized.

2
Full conference days
25+
Industry Speakers
150+
Beauty & tech experts
15
Dedicated networking hours

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In the spotlight with...Unilever Prestige

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On any day, 2.5 billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life, with seven out of every ten households around the world containing at least one Unilever product.

‘In the Spotlight with Unilever’ is a unique opportunity to showcase your ideas, perfect your pitch and potentially secure a partnership with Unilever to work with one of their Prestige Brands.

You will have 10 minutes to pitch privately in front of Unilever’s Global Innovation & Strategy Team on February 21st, 2019.


Applications now closed.

Unilever Prestige Spotlight Committee

Jason Harcup

Jason Harcup, Global Vice President Personal Care Research and Global Vice President Prestige Division R&D
Unilever

Jean Philippe-Courtois

Open Innovation Manager
Unilever Prestige

Wolfgang Bergmann

PC R&D Discover Director
Unilever Prestige

WHO WILL BE THERE

Meet 150+ Industry Experts in:

  • Independent Beauty Brands
  • Technology Start-ups
  • Multinational Beauty & Personal
  • Care Brands
  • Multinational Technology Companies Cosmetic Formulators
  • Ingredients Suppliers
  • Packaging Manufacturers
  • Product Development Companies
  • Retailers & Distributors
  • Consumer Trend Analysts
  • Regulatory Experts

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The Speakers

 

Lada Rasochova

CEO
Dermala Inc.

Dr. Lada Rasochova is the founder and CEO of Dermala Inc. She spent more than 15 years in biotech & pharma industry where she held various leadership positions, including as the director of new business development and R&D leader of vaccine technologies in the Dowpharma division of the Dow Chemical Company. In Dowpharma, she he built & managed the human vaccine business unit, and led the development of novel vaccines, immunotherapeutics and microbial expression platform (which was spun out into Pfenex Inc).

Lada Rasochova

CEO
Dermala Inc.

Dr. Lada Rasochova is the founder and CEO of Dermala Inc. She spent more than 15 years in biotech & pharma industry where she held various leadership positions, including as the director of new business development and R&D leader of vaccine technologies in the Dowpharma division of the Dow Chemical Company. In Dowpharma, she he built & managed the human vaccine business unit, and led the development of novel vaccines, immunotherapeutics and microbial expression platform (which was spun out into Pfenex Inc). Prior to Dow, she was with Mycogen, a biotechnology startup that was acquired by Dow Chemical for $1B+. Lada came back to academia and joined the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego in 2009 with the goal to increase commercialization outcomes through mentorship, education, & training. She founded the California Institute for Innovation and Development (CIID) that serves as an entrepreneurship hub, the Rady Venture Fund, a VC fund that invests in early stage technology companies and where she is the managing director, StartR accelerator that provides support to emerging startups, and award winning mystartupXX accelerator that supports the next generation of female founders & female-led technology startups. As a result, more than 150 companies were founded by the Rady School students & alumni to date. Lada is the recipient of numerous awards including most recently the Athena Pinnacle Award (2014), Most Innovative Thinkers award (2016), the San Diego 500 Influential Business Leaders awards (2017), and the San Diego Woman of the Year finalist award (2017). Lada is a scientist by training as well as experienced business executive. She founded Dermala because of her passion for translating scientific discoveries to market to improve lives of millions of people around the world.

 

Jason Harcup

Jason Harcup, Global Vice President Personal Care Research and Global Vice President Prestige Division R&D
Unilever

Dr. Jason Harcup is Global Vice President for Personal Care Research, responsible for Unilever’s worldwide research program across its €20 Billion Personal Care businesses in Skin Care and Cleansing, Hair and Scalp, Deodorants, Oral Care and also delivering to the Prestige Division. He has ultimate responsibility for several hundred mostly PhD level scientists located in 5 laboratories across the USA, Europe, India and China. He is located in Unilever’s UK research hub. 

Jason Harcup

Jason Harcup, Global Vice President Personal Care Research and Global Vice President Prestige Division R&D
Unilever

Dr. Jason Harcup is Global Vice President for Personal Care Research, responsible for Unilever’s worldwide research program across its €20 Billion Personal Care businesses in Skin Care and Cleansing, Hair and Scalp, Deodorants, Oral Care and also delivering to the Prestige Division. He has ultimate responsibility for several hundred mostly PhD level scientists located in 5 laboratories across the USA, Europe, India and China. He is located in Unilever’s UK research hub. 

 

Mingxun Wang

Chief Executive Officer
Ometa Labs

I am a PhD candidate at UCSD. My research interests are in bioinformatics and more specifically, I focus on computational mass spectrometry. At UCSD I have the honor of being advised by Nuno Bandeira

Prior to coming to San Diego, I attended the University of Illinois for my undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering. However, it was in Missouri that I spent my most impressionable years.

Mingxun Wang

Chief Executive Officer
Ometa Labs

I am a PhD candidate at UCSD. My research interests are in bioinformatics and more specifically, I focus on computational mass spectrometry. At UCSD I have the honor of being advised by Nuno Bandeira

Prior to coming to San Diego, I attended the University of Illinois for my undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering. However, it was in Missouri that I spent my most impressionable years.

 

Tara Zedayko

Senior Marketing Manager, External Innovation Strategic Marketing
Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS

Tara Zedayko is Senior Marketing Manager, External Innovation Strategic Marketing at Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS. She has 12 years of J&J experience, spanning R&D, US marketing, and external innovation. Most recently, led AVEENO and RoC US businesses.

Tara Zedayko

Senior Marketing Manager, External Innovation Strategic Marketing
Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS

Tara Zedayko is Senior Marketing Manager, External Innovation Strategic Marketing at Johnson & Johnson Innovation | JLABS. She has 12 years of J&J experience, spanning R&D, US marketing, and external innovation. Most recently, led AVEENO and RoC US businesses.

 

Ming S. Zhao

Co-Founder
Proven

Ming has a natural gift for business and discovery. Prior to founding Proven, she was the head of business development at NerdWallet, a private equity investor at Bain Capital and a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. She holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and is certified in cosmetic formulation.

Ming S. Zhao

Co-Founder
Proven

Ming has a natural gift for business and discovery. Prior to founding Proven, she was the head of business development at NerdWallet, a private equity investor at Bain Capital and a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. She holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School and is certified in cosmetic formulation.

Ming has lived and worked in numerous regions around the world, including China, India, Austria, Rwanda, Hong Kong and the United States, and has absorbed the beauty and wellness wisdom from her wanderings. She is also a 3rd generation entrepreneur - her grandfather became a baker/ entrepreneur after trekking 1200 miles on foot to escape a famine. Her father, similarly, made the journey to America from China to expand his computer literacy school, in the process immigrating the family and the then 12-year-old Ming to the US.

 

 

Agustina Sartori

CEO & Founder
GlamST

Agustina Sartori Odizzio is the CEO and Founder of GlamST, a Virtual Makeup Platform designed for beauty brands and retailers that allows women to try on makeup from anywhere, anytime. The technology can be embedded in mobile apps, e-commerce and tablets for in-store. GlamST provides the most realistic and accurate effects that drive +15% more purchases and +52% more engagement as well as a unique analytics platform providing insights to purchasing behavior and choices.

Agustina Sartori

CEO & Founder
GlamST

Agustina Sartori Odizzio is the CEO and Founder of GlamST, a Virtual Makeup Platform designed for beauty brands and retailers that allows women to try on makeup from anywhere, anytime. The technology can be embedded in mobile apps, e-commerce and tablets for in-store. GlamST provides the most realistic and accurate effects that drive +15% more purchases and +52% more engagement as well as a unique analytics platform providing insights to purchasing behavior and choices. Some of their clients include: Ulta Beauty, Becca Cosmetics, Neiman Marcus, Maybelline NY, Clarins, Dior, YSL, Lancome, Shiseido, Dufry.

 

Claire Zhao

CEO
Amareta® Beauty Wellness

AMARETA provides skin-care beauty rituals that complement the cyclical hormonal changes and for specific skin needs associated with hormonal swings .Because of high safety and packaging standards, this line is also perfect and safe for new moms and moms-to-be who experience a range of hormonal woes. 

Claire Zhao

CEO
Amareta® Beauty Wellness

AMARETA provides skin-care beauty rituals that complement the cyclical hormonal changes and for specific skin needs associated with hormonal swings .Because of high safety and packaging standards, this line is also perfect and safe for new moms and moms-to-be who experience a range of hormonal woes. 

Claire studied self-care during her nomadic childhood, observing the traditional wellness rituals of different cultures. As part of her personal mission to define health, Claire received her degree in human sciences from Oxford University. Merging her science education with a personal passion for holistic wellness, Claire spearheads product development, creating clean products that contribute to optimal skin health.

 

Dave Gross

General Manager
MATCHCo at Shiseido Americas Corporation

Dave Gross was the co-founder of MATCHCo, which was recently acquired by Shiseido Americas Corporation. Dave is now GM of MATCHCo at Shiseido Americas Corporation.

Dave Gross

General Manager
MATCHCo at Shiseido Americas Corporation

Dave Gross was the co-founder of MATCHCo, which was recently acquired by Shiseido Americas Corporation. Dave is now GM of MATCHCo at Shiseido Americas Corporation.

MATCHCo has developed patented technology distributed via a smartphone app that harnesses the phone's camera to capture and analyze a user's complexion. In less than two minutes, the app collects and correlates millions of pixels and sends these abstracted results through a patented algorithm to calculate an infinitely customized formula that is blended to order at the Company’s lab in Santa Monica. Unless specifically instructed, we’ve never blended the same formula twice.

 

Francisco Gimenez

CEO & Co Founder
eSalon

Francisco Gimenez is the CEO & CoFounder of eSalon

eSalon offers custom formulated hair color for at-home application. Main role is to merge theworlds of technology and beauty in order to make possible the production in large scale of salon-quality custom hair color.

Francisco Gimenez

CEO & Co Founder
eSalon

Francisco Gimenez is the CEO & CoFounder of eSalon

eSalon offers custom formulated hair color for at-home application. Main role is to merge theworlds of technology and beauty in order to make possible the production in large scale of salon-quality custom hair color.

 

Jay Hack

Co Founder & CEO
Mira. AI

Jay Hack

Co Founder & CEO
Mira. AI
 

Marcie Glicksman

Chief Scientific Officer
Orig3n

Dr. Marcie Glicksman, Ph.D., serves as the Chief Scientific Officer at ORIG3N, Inc. Dr. Glicksman has been in the drug discovery field for over 20 years, and has extensive experience in assay development, high throughput screening, and chemical databases. Before joining ORIG3N, she was Co-Director of the Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration (LDDN), part of the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center. She holds a BA from Brown University and a PhD in Neuroscience from Washington University.

Marcie Glicksman

Chief Scientific Officer
Orig3n

Dr. Marcie Glicksman, Ph.D., serves as the Chief Scientific Officer at ORIG3N, Inc. Dr. Glicksman has been in the drug discovery field for over 20 years, and has extensive experience in assay development, high throughput screening, and chemical databases. Before joining ORIG3N, she was Co-Director of the Laboratory for Drug Discovery in Neurodegeneration (LDDN), part of the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center. She holds a BA from Brown University and a PhD in Neuroscience from Washington University.

 

Marcin Pilarz

CEO
Talkin Things

Marcin Pilarz is a co-founder and CEO at Talkin’ Things. Graduated in Financial Engineering; experienced in Finance, Sales, IT, ICT and IoT. He is a product architect at Talkin’ Things, overseeing all product development and design of the company's smart packaging solutions.

Marcin Pilarz

CEO
Talkin Things

Marcin Pilarz is a co-founder and CEO at Talkin’ Things. Graduated in Financial Engineering; experienced in Finance, Sales, IT, ICT and IoT. He is a product architect at Talkin’ Things, overseeing all product development and design of the company's smart packaging solutions.

 

Morgan Acas

President & Co-Founder
Romy Paris

Morgan Acas is the President & Co-Founder of Romy Paris.

Romy Paris is the first skincare for ultra-fresh skin, thanks to its exclusive and multi-patented formulation technology. They propose to our customers to formulate, at home, fresh care without preservatives added and customizable day by day. After 5 years of R & D, they have developed a new patented process: A cosmetic formulator named FIGURE.

Morgan Acas

President & Co-Founder
Romy Paris

Morgan Acas is the President & Co-Founder of Romy Paris.

Romy Paris is the first skincare for ultra-fresh skin, thanks to its exclusive and multi-patented formulation technology. They propose to our customers to formulate, at home, fresh care without preservatives added and customizable day by day. After 5 years of R & D, they have developed a new patented process: A cosmetic formulator named FIGURE.

 

Raya Khanin

Co-Founder
LifeNome

Raya has PhD in Computational Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. She was the Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow at Cambridge University, and has over 20 years of experience in Computational Cancer Genomics and Precision Medicine. She has lectured at the Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh and Glasgow (UK). In 2016, she co-founded LifeNome, a DNA-based wellness company, where she serves as Chief Science Officer. 

Raya Khanin

Co-Founder
LifeNome

Raya has PhD in Computational Biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. She was the Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow at Cambridge University, and has over 20 years of experience in Computational Cancer Genomics and Precision Medicine. She has lectured at the Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh and Glasgow (UK). In 2016, she co-founded LifeNome, a DNA-based wellness company, where she serves as Chief Science Officer. 

 

Sergio Rattner

Founder & CEO
FitSkin

Sergio founded FitSkin to revolutionize the way beauty products are sold both online + offline. FitSkin combines sophisticated optics, AI, and great UI/UX design to make it easy to buy skincare, haircare, and color cosmetics products.

Sergio launched and successfully exited two prior startups: Autologic (a pre-Google search engine for car buying) and iPorta (an interactive healthcare media platform). 

Sergio holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an Honors BASc. in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Japanese from the University of Toronto.

Sergio Rattner

Founder & CEO
FitSkin

Sergio founded FitSkin to revolutionize the way beauty products are sold both online + offline. FitSkin combines sophisticated optics, AI, and great UI/UX design to make it easy to buy skincare, haircare, and color cosmetics products.

Sergio launched and successfully exited two prior startups: Autologic (a pre-Google search engine for car buying) and iPorta (an interactive healthcare media platform). 

Sergio holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an Honors BASc. in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Japanese from the University of Toronto.

 

Nhu Le

Founder & CEO
Finding Ferdinand

Nhu Le is the Founder and CEO of Finding Ferdinand, a beauty brand specializing in custom cosmetics. Having previously worked in product development for a tech startup, Bazaarvoice (went public in 2012) and online marketing at Conversant, Nhu is dedicated to combining tech and beauty to help customers create their own aesthetic.

 

Nhu is a Dallas native and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys traveling, fitness classes, and of course, testing out new beauty products.

Nhu Le

Founder & CEO
Finding Ferdinand

Nhu Le is the Founder and CEO of Finding Ferdinand, a beauty brand specializing in custom cosmetics. Having previously worked in product development for a tech startup, Bazaarvoice (went public in 2012) and online marketing at Conversant, Nhu is dedicated to combining tech and beauty to help customers create their own aesthetic.

 

Nhu is a Dallas native and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. When she’s not at the office, she enjoys traveling, fitness classes, and of course, testing out new beauty products.

 

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Tanya Soman is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world. She focuses on seed stage investment opportunities in the consumer space and leads a retail, beauty, and fashion specialty track within the 500 Accelerator that focuses on fundraising and growth f

Tanya Soman

Venture Partner
500 Startups

Tanya Soman is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms in the world. She focuses on seed stage investment opportunities in the consumer space and leads a retail, beauty, and fashion specialty track within the 500 Accelerator that focuses on fundraising and growth for companies in those verticals. Previously, she worked at several AdTech startups in NYC before moving to Silicon Valley. Tanya is passionate about bridging the gap between international founders and Silicon Valley. Tanya graduated with a BS in business management from Babson College. 

 

Dr. Julie R. Bartholomew

M.D., Co-founder & Chief Innovation Technology Officer
RPG x IMX

Dr. Julie R. Bartholomew founded IMX Cosmetics, imxcosmetics.com, in Detroit in 2000. An accomplished social entrepreneur, award-winning inventor, panelist, keynote speaker and medical doctor; Dr. Bartholomew has been a named inventor on over 111 patent filings resulting in over 75 granted patents worldwide. She is one of an elite group of women representative of only 7.7% of female inventors in the United States. In 2001, Dr.

Dr. Julie R. Bartholomew

M.D., Co-founder & Chief Innovation Technology Officer
RPG x IMX

Dr. Julie R. Bartholomew founded IMX Cosmetics, imxcosmetics.com, in Detroit in 2000. An accomplished social entrepreneur, award-winning inventor, panelist, keynote speaker and medical doctor; Dr. Bartholomew has been a named inventor on over 111 patent filings resulting in over 75 granted patents worldwide. She is one of an elite group of women representative of only 7.7% of female inventors in the United States. In 2001, Dr. Bartholomew pioneered and successfully executed the first beauty artificial intelligence (AI) formulation program for the customization of nail polish at point-of-sale. She developed an AI platform to navigate the micro-personalization of beauty, health and wellness products that can be made instantly in the retail space, online and/or at home.

Dr. Bartholomew and Bruce E. Teitelbaum co-founded RPG x IMX, rpximx.com, in 2017. Under this partnership, RPG x IMX leverages its intellectual property of more than 75 granted patents along with the founders’ long-established histories as innovators in the customization of cosmetics and consumer experiences. Their unique technology solutions dramatically re-focus shopping behavior to be tailored towards entirely personalized products and customized experiences. The transformative alliance of RPG x IMX offers real-time, in-store customization never before realized, turning passive consumers into active, highly engaged buyers.

 

Bruce E. Teitelbaum

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
RPG x IMX

Bruce E. Teitelbaum founded RPG, rpg57.com, in New York City in 1991. RPG is an award-winning design/build firm globally recognized for its ability to invigorate the brick-and-mortar experience, elevate and reinforce the power of brands, and compel consumers to shop and purchase. RPG maintains an unwavering commitment to quality and innovation. Through Bruce’s leadership, RPG exceeds industry standards of excellence, with headquarters in Manhattan and global manufacturing facilities. RPG is recognized as an industry expert, with blue chip clients around the world.

Bruce E. Teitelbaum

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
RPG x IMX

Bruce E. Teitelbaum founded RPG, rpg57.com, in New York City in 1991. RPG is an award-winning design/build firm globally recognized for its ability to invigorate the brick-and-mortar experience, elevate and reinforce the power of brands, and compel consumers to shop and purchase. RPG maintains an unwavering commitment to quality and innovation. Through Bruce’s leadership, RPG exceeds industry standards of excellence, with headquarters in Manhattan and global manufacturing facilities. RPG is recognized as an industry expert, with blue chip clients around the world.

Bruce and Dr. Julie Bartholomew co-founded RPG x IMX, rpximx.com, in 2017. Under this partnership, RPG x IMX leverages its intellectual property of more than 75 granted patents along with the founders’ long-established histories as innovators in the customization of cosmetics and consumer experiences. Their unique technology solutions dramatically re-focus shopping behavior to be tailored towards entirely personalized products and customized experiences. The transformative alliance of RPG x IMX offers real-time, in-store customization never before realized, turning passive consumers into active, highly engaged buyers.

 

Siqi Mou

CEO
Hello Ava

Siqi Mou has since a young age been an avid beauty enthusiast, but has long taken issue with the way skincare products are marketed and consumed. The industry is woefully opaque, and many consumers cannot correctly identify their skin types or differentiate among products. HelloAva is Siqi’s technology-driven, personalized solution to the beauty industry’s shortcomings.

Siqi Mou

CEO
Hello Ava

Siqi Mou has since a young age been an avid beauty enthusiast, but has long taken issue with the way skincare products are marketed and consumed. The industry is woefully opaque, and many consumers cannot correctly identify their skin types or differentiate among products. HelloAva is Siqi’s technology-driven, personalized solution to the beauty industry’s shortcomings.

Before founding HelloAva, Siqi was a financial news anchor at Bloomberg TV, where she curated and broadcasted market news to a global audience. She has also worked at PIMCO on macro investment; the Federal Reserve on capital market regulation; and Morgan Stanley on institutional sales and portfolio construction with major central banks and sovereign wealth funds.

Siqi received her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business; MPA from Harvard Kennedy School (Lawrence Summers was her thesis advisor); and BA in economics from Stanford University (elected Phi Beta Kappa).

Siqi is a concert pianist, playing and performing for over 20 years, and for four years serving as the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s principal pianist. Siqi currently volunteers as a music ambassador for Carnegie Hall.

 

 

Clint Carnell

CEO
The Hydrafacial Company

Founded in 1997, The HydraFacial Company is the leading provider of skin health solutions formedical professionals and their patients. The Hydrafacial MD brand is recognized worldwide serving over 7000 customers in 75 countries.

Experienced healthcare services & medical technology executive with a successful record of building high performing teams, developing global businesses and executing top line growth resulting in the creation of shareholder value. Capable and adaptive in running start ups through public company offerings.

Clint Carnell

CEO
The Hydrafacial Company

Founded in 1997, The HydraFacial Company is the leading provider of skin health solutions formedical professionals and their patients. The Hydrafacial MD brand is recognized worldwide serving over 7000 customers in 75 countries.

Experienced healthcare services & medical technology executive with a successful record of building high performing teams, developing global businesses and executing top line growth resulting in the creation of shareholder value. Capable and adaptive in running start ups through public company offerings.

 

Paul Michaux

Co-Founder & Product
Prose

Paul Michaux

Co-Founder & Product
Prose
 

Zahir Dossa

Co-Founder and CEO
Function Beauty

Dr. Zahir Dossa is the co-founder and CEO of Function of Beauty, a digitally-native, hyper- customizable personal care company that individually formulates products based on one’s unique hair goals and preferences. Zahir is a graduate of MIT, earning two degrees in computer science and management, as well a Ph.D. in sustainability. After graduating, Zahir received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Sustainability at the IMD Business School in Switzerland, where he co-authored a book on sustainable business models.

Zahir Dossa

Co-Founder and CEO
Function Beauty

Dr. Zahir Dossa is the co-founder and CEO of Function of Beauty, a digitally-native, hyper- customizable personal care company that individually formulates products based on one’s unique hair goals and preferences. Zahir is a graduate of MIT, earning two degrees in computer science and management, as well a Ph.D. in sustainability. After graduating, Zahir received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Sustainability at the IMD Business School in Switzerland, where he co-authored a book on sustainable business models. Zahir's research focused on the role of internet-based technologies to transform value chains, which eventually led him to found Function of Beauty in 2015.

 

Wayne Liu

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Perfect Corp.

Mr. Liu is the Senior Vice President and General Manager at Perfect Corp.

 

Mr. Liu has been in his current position since June 2015. He has built the ground work for Perfect by recruiting key talent, establishing partnership with beauty brands, retailers such as L’Oréal, Estee Lauder, Target and other highly inferential organizations.  

 

Wayne Liu

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Perfect Corp.

Mr. Liu is the Senior Vice President and General Manager at Perfect Corp.

 

Mr. Liu has been in his current position since June 2015. He has built the ground work for Perfect by recruiting key talent, establishing partnership with beauty brands, retailers such as L’Oréal, Estee Lauder, Target and other highly inferential organizations.  

 

Prior to Perfect Corp, Mr. Liu joined Perfect’s parent company CyberLink in 2009. He was responsible for key partner development, sales strategy and business growth. He grew several multi-million dollars global OEM accounts and managed heavy weight industrial partners for such as Lenovo, Intel, Qualcomm, Time Warner., Comcast, DirecTV …

Mr. Liu has worked in various engineering and marketing management position at Intel, Broadcom and NVIDIA before joining Cyberlink.

 

Mr. Liu graduated from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan in June 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He completed his Masters of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University in June 1994. After receiving Master Degree, he continued pursuing advanced study by attending Electrical Engineering Ph.D. program at University of Southern California. Later, in order to learned more business knowledge, he earned his MBA Degree in Finance from Santa Clara University in June 2011. 

 

 

 

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Kisaco Research produces, designs and hosts B2B industry conferences, exhibitions and communities – focused on a specialized selection of topic areas.

Meet industry peers that will help build a career-changing network for life.

Learn from the mistakes of your peers as much as their successes—ambitious industry stalwarts who are happy to share not just what has made them successful so far but also their plans for future proofing their companies.

Note down the inspired insight that will form the foundation for future strategies and roadmaps, both at our events and through our online communities.

Invest both in your company growth and your own personal development by signing up to one of our events and get started.

Contact Us

Kisaco Research
Registered office address: The Plaza Unit 2.21, 535 Kings Road, London, England, SW10 0SZ
+44 (0)20 3696 2920 | [email protected]
Place of registration: London, United Kingdom
Company number: 09316521

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