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Board of Directors

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Emily Hickey 

Emily Hickey is the Co-Founder and CEO of Chief Detective, a boutique social advertising agency that helps high-growth companies drive significant step-function changes in their revenue using social video content. In her work with Chief Detective, Emily has been an integral part of some of the most notable growth stories in apparel, beauty, fintech, and healthcare.

Emily is a veteran online growth expert, having spent many years prior to founding Chief Detective in Head of Growth roles at venture-backed start-ups in New York City. Additionally, Emily serves on the Board of Directors at apparel company Jenni Kayne, and as a mentor for early-stage start-ups through Telluride Venture Accelerator, and for Techstars NYC before that.

Emily is a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and UNC-Chapel Hill, and after 20 years between NYC and the Bay Area, lives in the mountains of Colorado with her family.

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