Meet Elisa Rossi, Co-Founder of Milaner, a brand that’s completely changing the way people shop for luxury as we know it. Milaner is a D2C business that connects their luxury artisan partners with their customers on a first-name basis, bringing their products to life through insider access and never-told-before stories.

Rossi was born and raised in Italy, in a beach town that is the European hub of luxury shoe manufacturing. She came to the US as a scholar at UC Berkeley, started her career as an NLP engineer, then moved on to a business leadership position at Apple. She’s also worked extensively with startups like Square, Eventbrite and Yik Yak – so she’s got the amazing experience of working at the intersection of fashion and technology throughout her career.

Here’s the story of a brand that’s HEAVILY leveraging #AI technology to build the kind of shopping experiences that people will never forget. Listen to The Vue Podcast to find out how Milaner is breaking the glass ceiling in retail with their D2C model and their approach to putting artisans at the forefront.

Our podcast features the true champions of retail – We’re interviewing CEOs, CTOs, Investors, heads of product, heads of innovation, merchandisers, buyers and all the other people that are shaping up this billion dollar industry.The conversations highlight the state of the retail industry today, the potential for personalisation on scale, AI’s role in the future of retail, deep-rooted process and operational inefficiencies within companies and how AI can change the way brands operate. We’ve featured some amazing change makers from Ashley Stewart, Macy’s, Nasty Gal, USPL, Tata Cliq, Mercado Libre and will continue to feature leaders in this series. Subscribe to our podcast to understand how these decision makers are influencing worldwide fashion retail!

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You may also want to see more episodes of Women in Retail:

The Vue Podcast: Leaders In Retail | Eileen Rizzo, Ashley Stewart
The Vue Podcast: Leaders In Retail | Karen Bruck, Mercado Libre
The Vue Podcast: Leaders In Retail | Judy Hsieh, Ex SVP Nasty Gal