Zola is the next generation of wedding registry, which combines gifts, experiences, and cash funds in one place, with innovative features to make the process simple and enjoyable. Couples can control when gifts ship to them, exchange products before they are shipped, and create their own fully customized page with photos and a message to their guests. Zola’s 250+ coveted brands, from traditional wedding mainstays to up-and-coming designers, give couples access to everything a traditional department store would offer and more. Between the product assortment, innovative features, and the ability to add items from any store with the “Add to Zola” button, Zola has created an unparalleled registry experience.
Shan-Lyn Ma, CEO and Founder
Previously, Shan-Lyn was the Chief Product Officer of Chloe + Isabel and prior to that, the General Manager of Gilt Taste, Gilt’s entrance into the food and wine arena. Shan-Lyn joined Gilt Groupe in 2008, when she started as the first Product Lead tasked with defining and evolving the core Gilt.com experience. She served as the Product Management lead on Gilt’s key new business launches and led Gilt’s successful foray into mobile – managing apps for the iPhone, iPad, Android and mobile web. Prior to Gilt, Shan-Lyn held Product and Marketing roles at Yahoo!
Shan-Lyn holds a BCommerce with First Class Honours from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and an MBA from Stanford University.