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Esther Gauthier

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder, AQUA Studio NY. Previously Fashion Photo Producer / Studio Manager, Enrique Badulescu Inc.

Founder, AQUA Studio NY. Previously Fashion Photo Producer / Studio Manager, Enrique Badulescu Inc.

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AQUA Studio NY


Founder AQUA Studio NY May 2011 - present
Fashion Photo Producer / Studio Manager Enrique Badulescu Inc June 2006 - June 2008
Summer Internship art partner July 2005 - August 2005


Université Paris Dauphine Management & Marketing 2004 - 2006
University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne Management 2002 - 2004

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  • • HR
  • • Early Stage Funding
  • • Strategic Communications
  • • Analytic accounting
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Wellness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Fitness

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Jared Hendler
They're my friends  •  Founding Partner, BCA. Brand Content Agency.. Previously EVP, Global Director Digital & Creative, MWW Group.
Esther keeps her eye on the prize. She brought a new workout vertical to the United States when the skeptics said it could not be done.
Parme Marin
They're my friends  •  Founder/designer, PARME MARIN Jewelry.
Esther is a very smart resourceful person. I really admire her devotion and implication in her project. GO ESTHER!
Jane Hong
We worked together  •  Consulting Director of PR and Marketing, Miette Creative and PR and Digital Marketing Consultant, Freelance.
Esther possesses passion, vision, and drive and it's apparent in everything she does. She is one of the hardest working people I know. Not o ... nly is she in the business of creating her own empire, Esther pays it forward and is a great mentor and inspiration to other entrepreneurs.
Joe Tabet
They're my advisor  •  Lecturer (chargé de cours), HEC Paris and Managing Partner, Melcion Chassagne &Co.
Esther is the kind of passionate, with a very clear mind. She's a determined and charismatic leader. Combines analytical mind and very subt ... le soft management skills. Creative and rigorous.
Emmanuelle Galland
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Creator of Zenberry and CEO and Co-Founder, Author of Feeding Success, Goji Fitness LLC.
She already is. She founded two businesses. AQUA is also the first of its kind in the US. There is no competition in her field yet in the US ... . Her clientele include the biggest fortunes in the US and celebrities. In a year she got 10,000 clients and she has gotten hundreds of press and TV coverage.
Anne Koller
We worked together  •  Creator, TAPIN and Head of Development & Instructor, AQUA STUDIO NY.
Esther has brought a first of its kind idea to a new market with limited resources and time to become one of the hottest new fitness trends ... and applauded by over 80 publications and media outlets including the New York Times, Well and Good, Vogue and The Today Show. Her dedication to evolving the fitness genre from a "no pain no gain" attitude to a "excercise that heals and strengthens without pain and injury" is truly forward thinking, brave and astounding. With each class and product she offers, she provides a place for transformation to take place, both inside and out.
Yurika Nakazono
They're my friends  •  Creative Director and Co-Founder, Terra New York. Previously Fashion Accessories PR Account Director, Marie Saeki PR.
she is a great entrepreneur, hard working, resourceful, and smart. she is also humble yet determined to succeed.

Annelies De Rouck
They're my friends  •  Founder and Creative Director, Seilenna Swimwear. 10+ years of fashion industry experience in Europe and the US.
Annelies has a unique vision, an attention to details, a great understanding of the market and the consumers needs. She is extremely smart a ... nd resourceful and a great strategist.

Jared Hendler
Founding Partner, BCA. Brand Content Agency.. Previously EVP, Global Director Digital & Creative, MWW Group.
Jared is constantly thinking outside the box. He is a strategist with brilliant ideas. He understands the market's needs and is always seeki ... ng ways to meet the demand. He is a fearless risk-taker.