Alexandra Wilkis Wilson is the CEO and Co-founder of Fitz, an in-home closet organization and styling service. She is also a bestselling author, angel investor, advisor, and Venture Partner at Montage Ventures.
Prior to launching Fitz, Alexandra led Glamsquad as CEO and Co-founder and was the Co-founder of Gilt.
Episode #1356 Alexandra Wilkis Wilson: Expecting the Unexpected at Gilt, Glamsqad & Fitz
Alexandra and Jenna discuss how her new venture Fitz is helping people live a simplified life. She reflects on experiences at Gilt, from a surprise visit from Madonna to the more difficult growing pains of accommodating millions of shoppers and how they navigated almost needing a three-month hiatus selling their top brands. We discuss the leadership exercise she runs with her team, filling out the statement - Here’s what you need to know about me to influence me - and how it optimizes collaboration. We also cover the tips and tactics that helped her seed a network of more than 18,000 people and why you should always be open to asking people for help.