Day job: Owner, The Curated Group
Description: Katy Klassman is intensely interested in understanding and shaping the future of retail. She is owner of The Curated Group, which affords her the opportunity to work closely with the most promising luxury retailers and brands. She is also a frequent participant in related forums, including TED, the Insight Labs and The New Architect. A third-generation retailer, Katy has more than twenty years of experience managing multiple luxury boutiques in the beauty, apparel and chocolate industries. She is a co-founder of the !mpact Conference and sits on the board of 826 Chicago. To others, she describes herself as being a “chief dreamer, do-er, proselytizer of the future of retail and brand ambassador.”
Superpower: To be in multiple locations at the same time.