Growth Strategist. 4x Founder. AI for banks & blue sky FTW.
Internet | Canada, CA
Armed with an English Lit & Film degree and a Tech diploma, Meredith spent the first 12 years of her career in the fast-paced media and fashion industry travelling the globe unearthing emerging consumer products, creating go-to-market & brand growth strategies, and using tech to scale brands from zero to millions.
Born out of her apartment, Meredith's business and brand management agencies grew to serve 3,500 buyers in a territory of 330m and achieve over $45m in sales across six showrooms, as well as to provide PR, marketing, distribution, eComm, content and event production services.
In 2012, Meredith was tapped by the past Publisher of Vogue & The New Yorker to launch Shopthefloor.com, the world's largest B2B eComm fashion wholesale platform out of LA.
Today Meredith pays it forward as a dedicated startup advisor & consultant as well as co-founder of Next Gen startup incubator, The Next Big Thing (est 2013), with Ryan Holmes (CEO, Hootsuite).
Meredith’s speaks regularly at events and in on-air media about tech, entrepreneurship & innovation as well as in support of diversity in the sector. Her work has been recognized by CTV, Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Global TV, Techvibes, BetaKit, CBC, and Globe & Mail among others.