Project September is the first entirely visual shopping platform to allow a deeper, more immediate connection between fashion and design influencers, their audiences and the brands they love. Project September is helmed by Gilt Groupe Co-founder and former CEO Alexis Maybank (CEO), former Gilt SVP Creative Leah Park (CDO) and Pellucid Analytics former CTO Dustin Whitney (CTO). Project September is designed as a shoppable, shareable digital magazine spread and is available for free download through the Apple App Store.
Alexis Maybank, Co-Founder and CEO
Alexis Maybank has dedicated her career to building innovative and compelling online experiences that connect consumers to their passions and hobbies. She is the Co-founder and CEO of Project September. Previously she co-founded and served as founding CEO of Gilt Groupe, a revolutionary, luxury e-commerce platform which was acquired by SAKS Fifth Avenue in 2014. Before Gilt, she held leadership roles at internet giants AOL and eBay.
Alexis holds a BS and MBA from Harvard. She serves as Chair of Girls Who Code and Director for National Audubon Society. Alexis was named to Crain’s “40 Under 40″ awarded Ernst and Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award, inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame by the DMA and received the Endeavor Entrepreneur of the Year.