Tech Crush Thursday: Alison Pincus
Alison Pincus is one of the co-founders of One Kings Lane, the site responsible for giving you the ablility to decorate your home with designer goods, at a great price.
Since receiving her MBA from UCLA, Alison has worked professionally in the digital realm, including Digital Marketing and Business Development for major companies such as The Walt Disney Company and NBC.
Alison became a part of One Kings Lane due to her passion for design and her online shopping habit. Alison connected with Susan Feldman, as both were business professionals wanting to start their own companies. During an economic low, they saw the opportunity for people to shop and discover lifestyle brands at a price point people would be excited about. Together they worked hard and founded One Kings Lane in March 2009.
Today, One Kings Lane is the leading online destination for home and lifestyle goods with over one million subscribers.
As well as being a co-founder, Alison’s position in the company is Chief Partnership Officer, where she oversees business development and strategic partnerships. She helps increase membership and heighten brand awareness.
Alison lives the busy life of an entrepreneur. She juggles her constant travel schedule (to meet with designers and brands), a company of 130 employees, and her twin daughters she has with husband, Mark (owner of online gaming company Zynga).
Alison has also been featured in FORTUNE Magazine’s “Ones to Watch” in 2011 and named one of San Francisco Business Times’ “40 Under 40 Emerging Business Leaders” in 2012.
… AND she’s gorgeous - we’re impressed!