Full Name
Ali Kole
Job Title
Head of Premium Beauty
Speaker Bio

Ali Kole leads Premium Beauty for Amazon, helping create the most trusted destination for consumers to discover and fill all their beauty needs and for brands to connect with and serve beauty customers. She has led Amazon to become a top prestige beauty retailer by recruiting new brands, rolling out an elevated digital shopping experience, and optimizing marketing and operations. She began her Amazon tenure at Amazon Web Services, where she advised health and beauty companies on digital transformation, data strategy, and retail media network optimization.
Ms. Kole comes to Amazon with two decades of experience creating, acquiring, and growing beauty and retail brands as a chief executive officer, advisor, and investor. Her experience includes eight years at LVMH as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at Sephora, co-founding beauty brand incubator Kendo, and acquiring and building multiple beauty brands including serving as Chief Executive Officer and board member of OLEHENRIKSEN.
Before pivoting to beauty, Ms. Kole spent ten years at Microsoft in digital media and e-commerce, founded and served on the board of three digital media and e-commerce joint ventures, and was a consultant with McKinsey and Bain.
She holds a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.

Ali Kole