Marketing, eCommerce, & Entrepreneurship Forum
Aman Advani is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ministry of Supply, a clothing brand inventing a new category: Performance Professional - performance dress clothes. The company was founded in 2012 with the mission to incorporate fundamental engineering and performance principles into dress clothing staples, ultimately building a wardrobe that both looks good, and feels comfortable (think Nike meets Brooks Brothers). Prior to co-founding Ministry of Supply, Advani spent 4 years in management and non-profit consulting with Deloitte and TechnoServe. He holds a BSIE from Georgia Tech, and half an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and was a member of Forbes 30 under 30 list.
As the Director of Global Content Marketing, Courtney leads content strategy, development, and distribution for American Express Global Commercial Payments, for whom she’s launched a number of content and social media programs, including the first Twitter and YouTube channels, the award-winning OPEN Forum, a weekly live business news program on Cheddar, and a recent, global index with The Economist, as well as partnerships with CNN, The New York Times, and Discovery.
She has been in her current role at American Express for four years but has overseen content for American Express since 2009, when she was Director of Content Strategy for Federated Media. There, she also oversaw content for Proctor & Gamble. Before joining Federated Media, Courtney served as Director of Brand Marketing at Inc. magazine, where she led partnerships, events, and promotions for the magazine. Prior to that position, she was Senior Brand Marketing Manager for Departures magazine.
Courtney holds a B.S. in Communications from the University of Miami, and an MA in Media Studies from Pennsylvania State University. She enjoys writing, travelling, and writing about travelling. She can be found on Twitter @courtneycolwell.
David is driven by his passion for his family, his friends, his work and a deep-set sense of purpose. He expects a lot of himself and of others, which has been the driving force behind his success. He has helped bring new ideas to life, from his early days as a strategy consultant to the start of his entrepreneurial journey more than twenty years ago. For more than 20 years, David has successfully sold and built companies where he has worked with major consumer products companies including Proctor and Gamble, Clorox, General Mills, Purina and VF Corporation. He has also been on the investment committee of a private equity firm for 16 years. In 2013, David and co-founder Jamie Diamonstein began working on the Leesa mattress concept, with the brand officially launching in January of 2015. In recognition of his visionary leadership and positive impact, David was honored with EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the Consumer Products Category in the Mid-Atlantic region. David describes Leesa as a combination of a great idea, a strong management team, a world-class product, and the best business model he has ever been involved in.
Union Square Area
This event starts on November 19th at 6:00 PM.
YJP is an exclusive community dedicated to connecting young professionals with current industry leaders to help them become the leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. The evening kicks off with dinner, drinks, and networking, where you’ll find fresh faces and reconnect with some familiar ones. Afterward, you will take a seat at a roundtable discussion where you will join in on a meaningful conversation regarding the current market trends and various consumer philosophies. The roundtable format is designed to create an open atmosphere for valuable group discussion. This your opportunity to personally connect with and get to know some of the most talented and successful professionals within the industry.
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