Interviewing Kevin Ryan

There is a tranquil assurance and self-confidence about the man. A boyish joyousness in his smile as well. One wonders how he faces the stress of building a multimillion group in the growing and fast paced environment of the Internet. He started Gilt Groupe in 2007 and last year the group did over 100 million of gross revenue. 3 million people have subscribed to his sites which now encompass fashion (Gilt and Gilt man), travel with jet setter and design with gilt home). Kevin Ryan believed in the Internet from the very start. Kevin always thought the future of the written press was doomed. « Sales online are growing at a rate of 10 to 15 % a year and there is no reason for it to stop ». WWD named Kevin Ryan one the 10 most influential persons in fashion in 2010. The secret of Gilt Groupe ? A technology that allows the site to send personalized emails. According to Ryan, the future of the Internet is in a hyper segmentation. You want it? We will give it to you…

Full ITW in French in Fashion Daily News

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  1. Nicholas

    Ugh – I just hate these super successful men! And he’s been to INSEAD too. But I thought there was something with a picture of you and Steve Miller?

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