M&A professional, Olivier has led a large number of transformative acquisition and divestment transactions for Unilever in different parts of the world. Over the last 20 years in Unilever, he has held senior positions in finance, strategy and business development. Olivier leads Unilever Ventures Investment Committee and manages relationships with a number of Corporate and Venture Capital funds and Private Equity funds around the world. He is currently a Board Director of Iluminage Beauty, Yummly, REN and ioma.
Grace Beauty Capital is a venture capital firm that specializes in the early stage venture capital investments, The firm invests in the digital brands, consumer goods and services and retail technology companies. It drives strategic value to entrepreneurs building the next generation of consumer companies. It is based in New York, New York and was founded in 2009.
Seth Miller is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Fearless Ventures. Miller also served as Partner at DBL Partners. He has been an investment professional with the Bay Area Equity Fund since 2003. Seth sources and performs diligence on investment opportunities, advises portfolio company management, and helps companies implement their double bottom line practices. Prior to his affiliation with the Fund, Seth was a Vice President in the Investment Bank at JPMorgan advising both private and public companies in raising and structuring private capital. In that capacity, he helped raise over $1 billion in private equity for 45 companies. Having started in 1998 at Hambrecht & Quist, Seth has focused on working with growth companies in various technology, biotechnology and branded consumer industries. Seth also spent three years in Washington DC working on environmental policy issues for the White House and the United States Senate. Seth enjoys volunteering for the Painted Turtle Camp, a summer camp serving chronically ill children in California. As a ten-year resident of the Bay Area, he is still avidly exploring all of the outdoor recreation it has to offer and is constantly amazed by its natural beauty. He received a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD-MBA from Kellogg and the Northwestern University School of Law.
Montse is Founding Partner at Vaultier7. Vaultier7 (also known as V7) is a London-based, specialist private equity fund dedicated to providing growth capital to brands within Beauty & Personal Care, Health & Wellness and Lifestyle. Prior to V7, Montse worked for Morgan Stanley IBD, followed by PE & Corporate VC for over 15 yrs.