Join us for an industry-focused panel exploring the current state of fashion e-commerce and digital media featuring industry leaders Melissa Liebling-Goldberg, digital content and marketing consultant, and Lori Coulter, co-founder, and CEO of Summersalt swimwear.
Free and open to the public. Presented with support from the Regional Arts Commission.
About the Panelists
Melissa Liebling-Goldberg is an established digital content creator with over 17 years of experience in editorial, e-commerce, and social media with a focus on fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Her most recent role was as VP of Editorial at Spring, and previously she held roles including Editorial Director, Women's at Gilt.com and Style Director at PEOPLE.com. Melissa has consulted with brands and retailers of all scales and phases of business, including J.Crew, 1 Atelier and Gwynnie Bee. Her writing and editing have been featured in Vogue.com, FoodandWine.com, Glamour.com, Teen Vogue, PEOPLE StyleWatch, NY Post, The Huffington Post, and more.
Lori Coulter has 10+ years in swimwear design and manufacturing, new product development, brand management, and more for some of the top performing retailers and resorts in the country. She successfully launched one of the first retail mass customization start-ups to incorporate body scanning and made-to-order manufacturing for individual consumers. Her newest venture is SUMMERSALT, a direct to consumer swimwear and adventure brand targeting millennial women. Launched May 23, 2017, SUMMERSALT outperformed projections in the first three months selling in all 50 states and capturing widespread coverage in the fashion and business press including Fast Company, Refinery 29, Today, Glamour, Elle, Allure, Marie Claire, and more. The brand was recently featured in Forbes Magazine.