Marla Malcolm Beck is the CEO and co-founder of Bluemercury Inc., an iconic high-growth luxury beauty retail chain founded in 1999, whose exponential growth is guided by her leadership and passion for entrepreneurship, innovation, and consumer brands. Join the Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations Program (BEO) and the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for a discussion with Marla and how Bluemercury became recognized for disrupting the beauty retailing industry with its creative approach to personalized beauty solutions.
Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) saw the value of Bluemercury’s unique model and acquired the company in 2015. Ms. Beck is also a cosmetics brand developer, having co-founded M-61 Laboratories in 2008, makers of M-61 Skincare, a revolutionary natural cosmeceutical skincare brand and Lune+Aster Cosmetics, a vegan cosmetics brand created to empower busy women. Marla serves on the Board of Directors of The Children’s Place (NASDAQ: PLCE), the Advisory Board at Harvard University’s Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Public Leadership Advisory Board at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.