Stephanie Horton is a leading c-suite executive of the global luxury and fashion industry. A 30-year veteran of the luxury fashion and marketing communities, Stephanie has developed and executed creative strategy and marketing solutions for both domestic and international brands. She is currently a Senior Director of Global Consumer Marketing and Strategy for Commerce at Google where she leads the Global B2C Marketing teams helping to shape and drive the vision and strategy for Google Shopping and Payments. Prior to Google, Stephanie held positions as Chief Executive Officer at Hemp Tailor, Chief Executive Officer at Alexander Wang, Chief Marketing Officer at Farfetch and senior level positions at Shopbop, American Vogue and The New York Times.
Stephanie currently serves on The Advisory Boards of NYU Stern Fashion/Luxury MBA, The Black in Fashion Council and McMullen Boutique. She serves on the Board of Directors for Farfetch where she chairs the ESG committee, The Board of Directors of Three Hills Capital Partners and two of their core investments FaceGym and Tomorrow, and The Board of Directors for NeueHouse/Cultureworks. In her role on these boards, she has provided strategic guidance and oversight to help drive corporate strategy and ensure forward momentum.
Stephanie is a passionate advocate for women in the workplace. She is Co-Founder of the organization Fashion Tech Connects, which connects female college students of color with Fashion and tech internships. She is also a frequent speaker on the topics of women in business, emerging technology and brand authenticity and e-commerce and retail trends.
Stephanie has lived and worked in London and Shanghai and currently resides in New York.
Stephanie has been featured in Newsette, afrotech.com, Glossy ,The Root , Grow with Google WWD and Harper’s Bazaar Fast Company , Inc, Vogue, CNBC, Cheddar News . and various other publications and podcasts