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Katrina Lake      

Founder & CEO of Stitch Fix; Expert in Fashion, Retail & Technology

Katrina Lake is founder & CEO of Stitch Fix, the popular personal styling service. She started Stitch Fix in 2011 while attending Harvard Business School, inspired by the opportunity to marry data science and retail to create a truly personalized shopping experience. Today, Stitch Fix employs 5,700 people across three corporate offices, five warehouses, and 10 remote styling hubs throughout the U.S. Prior to founding Stitch Fix, Katrina honed her skills at Polyvore and The Parthenon Group. Katrina holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She serves on the board of directors and audit committee of food delivery service GrubHub (NYSE: GRUB).

Katrina is passionate about helping women achieve everyday confidence. She founded Stitch Fix to help women everywhere discover and explore their style through a truly customer-focused shopping experience.

Prior to starting Stitch Fix, Katrina developed extensive experience at the intersection of fashion, retail, and technology. She managed the blogger platform at venture-backed social commerce company Polyvore and consulted with a variety of e-commerce and traditional retailers during her time at The Parthenon Group. Additionally, she has invested in and worked with dozens of entrepreneurs and start-ups at Leader Ventures.

Katrina holds a B.S. in Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


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