Initially, Camilla Olson was an electron microscopist and biomedical serial entrepreneur. She successfully founded, obtained funding, and attracted top level management for 3 start-ups. 2 of the 3 companies were large data predictive modeling companies in the pharma market and had profitable exits for investors through an IPO and early buy-out. She was a VC with Alan Patricof in NY and Palo Alto. Camilla returned to graduate school to learn design and launched her namesake label on the runway of Lincoln Center during NY Fashion Week. Camilla experienced the inefficiencies in the fashion retail marketplace and realized similar approaches that she successfully used in pharma could be applied to retail. TEDx speaker.
Beth Blecherman, VP Product
Beth Blecherman pivoted from Senior Manager, Deloitte, managing SAP projects, to advising tech startups on product design and testing. She also has years of experience in analyzing products from covering technology as a journalist for sites such as Laptop Magazine and her tech blog Techmamas.com. Her website was on lists such as Forbes Top 100 Websites for Women and AlwaysOn’s 2103 List of Power Players in Technology Business Media. Her speaking engagements included BlogHer, UC Berkeley Extension, 500 Startups, Draper University, CES and SXSW.
Nick Clayton, Principal Engineer
Nick is a software engineer with extensive knowledge of computer vision, web and mobile app development, and machine learning. HIs electrical engineering experience lies primarily in the fields of signal processing, embedded systems, and circuit design. He has a strong interest in challenging projects whether in well developed or still developing fields. Previously he worked at DecorWiser.com and Twill Tech.
Jungah Lee, Fashion Architect
Jungah was born in Seoul South Korea. Her undergraduate degree is in sculpture and she worked in product design. Family changes led her to the United States where she earned an MFA in Fashion Design from the Academy of Art University. Jungah began her career in fashion with a runway show at Lincoln Center during Mercedes Benz fashion week. Jungah was subsequently co-founder of Camilla Olson LLC and Savitude.
Kelli Howard, Product Data Analyst & Customer Success
Kelli was inspired by the kaleidoscope of color in her surroundings to earn her B.S. in Fashion Merchandising at the University of Hawaii. She has worked in the textile, retail fields and accounting. Later, she completed her A.A. in Graphic Design. Kelli joined Camilla Olson LLC in 2012. Kelli joined the pivot to Savitude to continue her goal of helping professional women.