Emily Weiss is the founder and CEO of Glossier Inc, the digital-first beauty company that’s changing how the world sees beauty. Emily is deeply involved in developing the physical, digital and offline experiences that spark conversation and foster connection for millions of Glossier customers and community members. Founded in 2014, Glossier is the pioneer of a “skin first, makeup second” beauty philosophy that celebrates individual freedom and choice. Prior to starting Glossier, Emily founded the beauty blog Into The Gloss. She graduated from New York University with a degree in studio art. Emily has been included in TIME’s 100 Next, Vanity Fair’s New Establishment, Fortune’s 40 Under 40 and Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business. Weiss graduated from New York University in 2007 with a degree in studio art.
Year appointed: 2014