Emily Erkel

Emily Erkel
Emily Erkel is the co-founder of LePrix, the leading resale platform that empowers retailers to easily source and sell pre-owned luxury. Prior to LePrix, she worked on Gap's Strategy team, closely working with the executive team. Before that, Emily was a strategy consultant for Accenture, where she advised large retail and ecommerce clients on strategy, international expansion and consumer insights to drive growth. In addition to retail consulting experience, Emily has worked in-house at companies including Chanel and Hermès.

Emily has been featured on NPR's How I Built This for their Resiliency series. She has been a speaker on numerous panels and podcasts including alongside Michelle Kwan and Lisa Ling for AAPI Awareness, was the keynote speaker for Affirm's Diversity Leadership Series, the featured guest on Marianna Hewitt's podcast. She is also an advisor to George Mason University's Center for Retail Transformation.

Emily earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and holds a B.S. with honors in Management Information Systems from Virginia Tech. She currently resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two boys.

Speaking in:

January 16
10:30 am11:00 am
Javits North Level 4, Room 406, UST Stage
The luxury resale economy is booming; growth is reported to be 11X faster than traditional retail and many retailers are angling for a share of the pie. Still, exciting opportunities come with great responsibility. Sourcing can be clunky and authenticity is imperative. Choosing partners that know the ropes is critical to success. We’ll talk with the wizards behind the curtain of luxury resale and… Read more