Meredith Powell is the Founder of Powell & Company, an international business and brand management firm serving fashion and lifestyle companies. Her retail partners have included Nordstrom, H&M, Amazon, Urban Outfitters Group, Vice and Vogue. She also built eComm marketplace Shopthefloor.com, which became the largest online marketplace of its kind, and Co-founded the entrepreneurial accelerator, The Next Big Thing. Meredith is a recipient of the YWCA’s award for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Startup Canada’s national award for promoting entrepreneurship. She has also been named to Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40, BC Business Magazine’s Top 35 Most Influential Women in Business, and one of The Boardlist’s Top Canadian Women in Tech.