Cory Baker

Cory Baker
Cory Baker
Founder & Managing Partner
Consortium Brand Partners
Cory M. Baker is a Founder & Managing Partner of Consortium Brand Partners, a fund manager focused on building strategic investment opportunities for its global partners. Cory is an industry veteran in the brand management and investment sector and was named by FN among fashion's "The Business Titans". Cory is also the co-founder of Marquee Brands and formerly its Chief Operating Officer and member of the Marquee Board of Managers. Marquee, a brand management company sponsored by Neuberger Berman has amassed a global portfolio of brands that includes: BCBGMaxAzria, Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Sur La Table, and many others. Mr. Baker’s career and experience spans over 20 years across intellectual property, brand management, M&A, licensing and marketing. Prior to co-founding Marquee Brands, Cory was Principal & Founder of Julian Wolf, a brand management & business development agency serving a wide range of clients in fashion, sports and entertainment including Sony Pictures. Before founding Julian Wolf in 2013, Mr. Baker was the Managing Director of Brand Strategy and Development at Infinity Lifestyle Brands, heading up the firm's brands division and overseeing all licensing, marketing, strategy, and development for the private equity portfolio. Mr. Baker also served as Vice President of Business Affairs at Iconix Brand Group, Inc., where his role on the management team included closing on over $1 billion in brand acquisitions and joint ventures and growing the portfolio from 12 to 24 global brands. At Iconix, Mr. Baker also helped strategize the company’s international marketing and brand management to develop cross-brand licensing expansion programs for the entire roster. Mr. Baker began his career as an attorney specializing in intellectual property, corporate law, licensing and anti-counterfeiting focused on clients in fashion, media and hospitality.

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January 17
11:00 am11:30 am
River Pavilion, Level 4, commercetools Stage
As one the newest marketing tools to hit the retail space, digital platforms can be utilized by companies of all sizes to engage and interact with their consumers. An online presence now opens new avenues for customer acquisition, allowing companies to reach an even larger audience than ever before, just through the technology in their hands. Join top fashion executives as they deep-dive into the… Read more