Lauren Remington Platt
A graduate of Columbia College, Platt has a decade of experience in scaling companies to profitability, fundraising, and forming strategic partnerships, and brings a network of influential, cross-industry contacts to the role. As the founder of Vensette, an industry leader in the on-demand, high-end beauty category, Platt launched retail and brand partnerships with Saks 5th Avenue, Vogue, Michael Kors, and Chopard to bring pre-vetted hair and makeup experiences to busy professionals. She was also the first female founder in the on-demand beauty sector to raise several million in funding and is credited with reinventing the beauty service model. In her role at FTX, she is responsible for targeting major luxury brands that have yet to integrate with cryptocurrency and works closely with Head of Environmental & Social Initiatives, Gisele Bündchen. "We are thrilled to have Lauren join FTX and lead our next marketing foray into luxury partnerships. Her wealth of experience in the fashion and luxury space will be essential for the next phase of growth of our team's partnership and branding focus," - Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX.