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Midnight Marauder. Tech Geek. 4x Founder.
Public Speaker. Aural Fixation. Tea, Chocolate & AI ftw.
Meredith spent the first 12 years of her career in the fast-paced fashion industry travelling the globe unearthing emerging consumer products and platforms, creating B2B go to market strategies & executing on multi-million dollar launches into new markets.
Born out of her apartment, Meredith's brand & business sister agencies grew to serve retailers such as Amazon, Nordstrom,
Urban Outfitters, Isetan and H&M across six NA offices as well as to be featured by the likes of Vice, Glamour, Elle, and The NY Times.
In 2012, Meredith was tapped by the past Publisher of Vogue to launch Shopthefloor.com, the world's largest B2B wholesale apparel marketplace (acquired by UBM).
Today, Meredith stays busy as a national award-winning speaker, board member, and venture partner with Voyager Capital, as well as founder of a Next Gen startup incubator and youth fellowship. Over 50 companies graduated the incubator's flagship program to date, raising over $20m in early stage funding.
Stuff We Dig
We're curious by nature. Maybe you are, too?
Here are some of our favorite things.
We're obsessed with all things Gimlet Media.
Startup, Mogul, Reply All, The Pitch, The Nod, and Mystery Show (Starlee = revelation) top the list. Startup Season 1 of Startup, in particular, is impeccable. Brilliant, funny, dead-on.
On Being, 33 Voices, Note to Self, WTF w Marc Maron, a16z, Stop Podcasting Yourself, The Tim Ferriss Show, This American Life, Comedy Bang-Bang, Invisibilia, Dear Sugars, Radiolab, & You Made it Weird w Pete Holmes.
We nerd out at second hand bookstores.
Recent paper you'll find on the bedside table?
Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Lincoln in the Bardo
Everything is Perfect When You're a Liar
Y: The Last Man
Start With Why
Nights at the Circus
Bloomberg Businessweek - hands-down the best weekly biz mag read around