New York Beauty Summit

Georgie Greville Jasper

Co-Founder, Creative Director, Milk Makeup

Georgie is a seasoned Creative Director with a unique combination of punk strategy, entrepreneurial spirit, pop art direction and cinematic vision. She has received countless accolades for her work in pushing the boundaries of experiential content. Georgie has directed award-winning content for incredible risk-taking brands such as Diesel, Heineken, Belstaff, Rag and Bone and Target.

David Olsen

CEO, Cosbar

David Olsen is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cos Bar, the original 40-year- old specialty beauty
retailer in the U.S. Cos Bar is recognized for disrupting the luxury beauty industry with its unique and
engaging sales experience focused on the needs of the client and its carefully curated array of the world’s
best beauty brands.

Thomas Rankin

Co-Founder & CEO, Dash Hudson

Thomas is a former early-stage venture capitalist who, as a 30-year-old, raised a $25m seed fund and co-invested with industry leaders like Peter Thiel and Vinod Khosla. Thomas is leveraging a life-long passion for retail that runs deep into his past. Five generations ago his family ran the Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada. Thomas has an MBA and a CPA and is a graduate of the American Venture Capital Institute.

Parham Aarabi

CEO & Founder, Modiface

Parham Aarabi is the Founder and CEO of ModiFace, the leading beauty-focused augmented reality company which was selected by Inc. magazine as one of America's fastest growing companies. He is also a Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering in 2001. Since then, he has served two terms as a Canada Research Chair.

Fay Cowan

Brand & Content Director, Decoded Fashion & Beauty

As creative lead of strategy and programming, Fay has been a driving force behind the global expansion of Decoded Fashion, making it the industry’s go-to events series for fashion, technology and innovation.


“The best thing about Decoded Beauty is the mind, the mental power and the experience of generosity that all these experts brought to it. It was like a PHD in beauty and tech in one day.”

Linda Wells
Contributing Beauty Editor at Large
New York Magazine’s, The Cut

Decoded Beauty NYC 2016



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“I think events such as Decoded Beauty are really important for beauty and technology… the situation now is establishing that beauty and technology have to be one in the same, otherwise brands won’t be able to reach the consumers and not able to look into the future.”

Amy Odell
Editor, Hearst Magazine Digital Media

Decoded Beauty NYC 2016

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