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Ani Collum

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Retail expert, industry speaker and press contributor. Partner @ Retail Concepts. Advisor @ QueueHop (a Y-Combinator funded company).

Retail expert, industry speaker and press contributor. Partner @ Retail Concepts. Advisor @ QueueHop (a Y-Combinator funded company).

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Sweet

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QueueHop, Inc. (a Y-Combinator funded company)
LexRx
QueueHop, Inc. (a Y Combinator funded company)
QueueHop, Inc. (a Y-Combinator funded company)

Positions

Advisor LexRx 2016 - present
Advisor QueueHop, Inc. (a Y Combinator funded company) December 2015 - present
Founder Sweet 2005 - 2007
Partner, Consultant Retail Concepts 2009 - present
Advisor QueueHop, Inc. (a Y-Combinator funded company) December 2015 - present
Senior Marketing Manager, Brand Marketing J. Jill 2007 - 2009
Senior Marketing Analyst, Corporate Marketing Macy's 2003 - 2004
Planning Manager, Specialty Retail Tommy Hilfiger 2000 - 2003
Senior Allocation Analyst, T.J. Maxx TJX 1999 - 2000

Education

Boston University Questrom School of Business Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 2004 - 2006
Trinity College-Hartford 1995 - 1999
Buckingham, Browne & Nichols

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Fashion

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Key Strengths

Marketing • Fashion • Retail • Brand management • Marketing Strategy • Retail Marketing • Retail Technology • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

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Gwen Mahan Ryan
Promotional Marketing - Brand Activator, Axis Promotions. Proprietor, SplashLanding.net on AirBnB.
Ani and the team are creative, innovative marketers. They have an eye for ROI.
Alyson (Tesler) Anderson
They're my current cofounder  •  Partner, Director of Marketing, Retail Concepts. Previously Account Executive, Leo Burnett. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Ani has great insight on what makes a business succeed. She is not afraid to roll up her sleeves and dig in, she stays on top of the details ... but also can see holistically across a brand (which is a a rare ability)!
Sophia Fregosi
They're my school  •  Head of US Staffing, AOL and Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, AOL.
Ani brings a really balanced perspective and view to the equation. She's thoughtful and deliberate but at the same time, not afraid to take ... risks. Though we're in different industries altogether, her quantitative thinking coupled with her innate business sense make me seek out her opinion and take on my own professional challenges.

Gwen Mahan Ryan
Promotional Marketing - Brand Activator, Axis Promotions. Proprietor, SplashLanding.net on AirBnB.
Gwen has been a terrific resource for me and my start-up clients in the realm of product development. She can make almost anything happen, r ... egardless of price, lead times or product minimums. She is a valuable sourcing member to add to any team.

Alyson (Tesler) Anderson
They're my current cofounder  •  Partner, Director of Marketing, Retail Concepts. Previously Account Executive, Leo Burnett. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Alyson is a thoughtful and strategic marketer. Always thinking with an eye towards the customer, she is valuable player in bringing new conc ... epts to market that resonate with the target