Fri, Aug 19|
Stephanie Horton, Global Consumer Marketing Director - Google
My Leadership Journey - Lunch & Learn Series. Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Lunch and Learn with Stephanie Horton. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
Time & Location
Aug 19, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
About the Event
Join WOCRA Friday, August 22nd, 2022 at 1:00 pm as we discover the journey of boss WOC: Stephanie Horton.
Stephanie Horton is a leading c-suite executive of the global luxury and fashion industry. She is currently Global Consumer Marketing Director for Commerce at Google where she leads the B2C Marketing teams helping to shape and drive the vision and strategy for Google Shopping and Travel.
Most recently she was acting Chief Executive Officer at Hemp Tailor where she was tasked with the implementation of strategic vision that focuses on long-term growth in close coordination with the Company’s Board of Directors.
Prior to that she was Chief Strategy Officer at Alexander Wang, where she was responsible for building strategic partnerships and new revenue streams to sustain the organization as well as overseeing the company’s global wholesale function, marketing, global licensing, and international business growth opportunities.
A 25-year veteran of the luxury fashion and marketing communities, Stephanie has developed and executed creative marketing solutions for both domestic and international brands. She started her career in the fashion office of Dayton Hudson/Marshall Fields in Chicago in various merchandising capacities for designer/ couture clothing and sportswear. She later moved into marketing and promotions and served as Account Director at Draft Worldwide in Chicago and then as Marketing Director at The New York Times Co. where she specialized in marketing luxury brands and creating new revenue streams for the newspaper. She then joined Vogue where she was the Executive Director of Creative Services and Communications, overseeing a team that developed and executed marketing and launch strategies as well as promotions and events for Vogue and all clients advertising in Vogue.
Following Vogue, Stephanie was the Head of Global Communications at Amazon owned Shopbop.com, responsible for developing and executing Shopbop’s global communications and PR strategy for the US, China, Australia, Russia, Japan and Western Europe. She then moved to London where she was Chief Marketing Officer and a member of the Executive Board at Farfetch, leading teams in nine countries responsible for corporate communications and public relations, brand and category marketing, strategic partnerships, as well Media, advertising, and marketing operations including Editorial, VIP and social media.
Stephanie currently serves on The Advisory Boards of NYU Stern Fashion/Luxury MBA, Three Hills Capital Partners, The Coveteur and McMullen. She serves on The Board of Directors for Farfetch where she chairs the ESG committee, The Board of Directors of Facegym, and The Board of Directors for NeueHouse. Stephanie is also co-Founder of the organization Fashion Tech Connects, which connects female college students of color with Fashion and tech internships.
Stephanie holds an M.B.A in marketing from DePaul University Kellstadt School of Business, and a B.B.A. in finance from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and resides in New York.