Social media consultant for fashion and social good, Ksenia has passion for tech, entrepreneurship, and helping organizations to build meaningful relationships with their audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and more.
After working for Saks Fifth Avenue, Zac Posen and top luxury consulting firm Visual Therapy, Ksenia got on board with Gilt Groupe to manage social media for the company’s largest division. Due to a bureaucratic complication with her work visa application, she was forced to leave the company. Ksenia is a passionate supporter of Blueseed as a unique and fun visa-free startup community that will give foreigners like her a chance to bring their hard work and innovation to USA without the immigration hassle.
Originally from Russia, Ksenia has a Bachelor of Science in Business Journalism from the State University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow and a Master of Fine Arts in Fashion Merchandising with concentration in Internet Marketing from Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She is currently a contributor to one of Russia’s leading internet marketing quarterlies, a volunteer social media consultant for New York-based fair trade non-profit Global Goods Partners, and a full-time ballet student.