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Marketing Matters: November 28, 2018

Hosts Americus Reed and Barbara Kahn are joined by Ryan Fisher (Partner, Consumer and Retail Practice, A.T. Kearney), Liz Friedman (Doctoral Candidate in Marketing, Yale School of Management), and Lauren Calmas (Chief Marketing Officer, Troverie) on the Wednesday, November 28, 2018 edition of Marketing Matters.

Air Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Lauren Calmas

Air Time: 5:30 pm
Featuring: Lauren Calmas

Liz Friedman

Air Time: 5:00 pm
Featuring: Liz Friedman

Ryan Fisher

Air Time: 6:30 pm
Featuring: Ryan Fisher

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Ryan Fisher

Partner, Consumer and Retail Practice, A.T. Kearney


Ryan Fisher is a partner in the Consumer Products and Retail Practice of A.T. Kearney, a global strategy and management consulting firm. He is based in Dallas and advises top global retailers and consumer goods companies on strategy and operations, with expertise in merchandising, supply chain, and store operations.
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Liz Friedman

Doctoral Candidate in Marketing, Yale School of Management


Liz Friedman is a Doctoral Candidate in Marketing at the Yale School of Management. She researches consumer decision making, focusing primarily on the comparisons consumers make during purchase decisions. Her research explores how marketing activities, such as advertising communications, website displays, or pricing structures, can influence the considerations that consumers bring to mind and what they choose to purchase as a result. Secondarily, she examines how consumers’ goals can have surprising effects on their choices. Prior to entering academia, Liz worked as a management consultant first at the New England Consulting Group and later at Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte). She received her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics with a concentration in Choice and Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Lauren Calmas

Chief Marketing Officer, Troverie


Lauren Calmas is the Chief Marketing Officer and a founding member of the Troverie™ executive team, targeting one of the few remaining merchandise categories yet to be adequately represented online – luxury watches. Troverie is the first brand authorized omni-channel platform offering luxury watches across the United States online, partnering with luxury watch brands and leading jewelers to execute a unique omni-channel model. As chief consumer advocate and storyteller, Calmas ensures that Troverie’s messages are compelling to targeted audiences and delivered across all marketing and media channels as she leads the team through oversight of all planning, development and execution of its marketing initiatives.

Mrs. Calmas’ extensive career spans over 20 years in the luxury and branded fashion watch industry working with Swiss brands Movado and Concord as well as lifestyle brands Coach, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Kenneth Cole, Ted Baker London, and more. A proven leader of U.S. and international brand and sales organizations, she has built lines of business by meeting both consumer and customer needs with particular focus on marketing, product and business solutions. Her expertise in building, launching and growing watch brands are key elements in guiding clients to explore Troverie’s offerings.

Mrs. Calmas received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University and earned an MBA in International Business and Marketing from The Wharton School.

Troverie is part of the Authorized Luxury Group, a holding company.
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