Skills & ExpertiseBoard Roles, Building a Team, Co-Founder Dynamics, Company Culture, Customer Acquisition, Fundraising Strategies, Go-to-Market Strategy, Strategic Partnerships

Industry Ecommerce

Katia (HBS 2010) is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Birchbox, Inc. Katia’s love for all things beauty and style combined with her skills from a deal-focused and finance background are instrumental in forming partnerships with brands as well as in growing and scaling the Birchbox business.

She served as Advisor of FuturePerfect Ventures. Prior to founding Birchbox, Katia worked in structured finance and commercial real estate for three years. In addition to her MBA, she holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies & Economics from Vassar College.

InterestsKatia is a native Texan.