Melanie bridges brand strategy, marketing and growth to build digital-first, consumer-obsessed businesses. She’s built a billion-dollar brand, founded a consulting firm working with Sephora and Li & Fung, and spoken at SXSW on the Future of Retail.

As Vice President of Marketing and Brand Development at Clique - one of Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies - Melanie shapes the Consumer Brands vision and strategy while spearheading development, marketing and growth for the company's portfolio of community-driven fashion and beauty brands, including Who What Wear, JoyLab and more to come.

Prior to Clique, Melanie played a key role in Westfield's customer strategy, leading brand vision and marketing for a one billion-dollar development, and helping incubate Westfield's Future of Retail initiative to lead the convergence of tech, culture and commerce. Melanie previously worked with Mana Products, one of the world's leading contract beauty manufacturers, to shape brand development and growth initiatives for owned and partner brands across mass retail, DTC, salon and MLM channels. At 24, Melanie co-founded Post+Beam, a marketing consultancy helping brands reach millennials through emerging digital channels, with clients including Sephora, Li & Fung and Make Up For Ever.

Melanie’s insatiable curiosity about how people and things work has led her to study topics across data science, web development, consumer behavior, innovation culture, business management and running in heels.