Laura Alber

President & Chief Executive Officer at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Laura Alber

Laura Alber

President & Chief Executive Officer at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

548

Primary Location

Belvedere, CA

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1969

Age

50

Number of Awards

1

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Professional at WNS (Holdings) Ltd.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at DFS Group LP (Hawaii)

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Director-Women's Philanthropy Society at Orange County United Way

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Executive Vice President-Global Operations at PepsiCo, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

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Professional at WNS (Holdings) Ltd.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Gap, Inc.

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Chief Marketing Officer at Google, Inc.

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Senior Vice President-Cognitive Applications at International Business Machines Corporation

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Senior Advisor at TPG Capital, LP

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Laura Alber
President & Chief Executive Officer at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Education
B.A. in Psychology

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Career History
Professional
2016 - Current

Fitbit, Inc. engages in the development of wearable device which tracks data of an individual's health. It offers wrist-based and clippable devices, which can track daily steps, calories burned, distance traveled, and active minutes, and display real-time feedback to encourage users to become more active in their daily lives. The company was founded by Eric N. Friedman and James Park in March 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1995 - Current

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of home furnishings in the United States and Canada. Our brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We successfully market them through all three major channels — retail stores, catalogs, and the Internet. williams sonoma, Business Sales Among all of our brands, we cover every room in the house: from the kitchen to the living room, bedroom, home office, and even the hall closet. To learn more about who we are, where we came from and what we've accomplished, visit our corporate timeline

Professional
2013 - 2015

RealD, Inc. develops 3D visualization and stereoscopic technologies. The firm offers products under the categories of computer hardware and software, energy management, personal privacy and cyber security, vehicle technologies, safety and security products. The company was founded by Michael V. Lewis and Greer Joshua in 2003 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of home furnishings in the United States and Canada. Our brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We successfully market them through all three major channels — retail stores, catalogs, and the Internet. williams sonoma, Business Sales Among all of our brands, we cover every room in the house: from the kitchen to the living room, bedroom, home office, and even the hall closet. To learn more about who we are, where we came from and what we've accomplished, visit our corporate timeline

Independent Director
2016 - Prior

Fitbit, Inc. engages in the development of wearable device which tracks data of an individual's health. It offers wrist-based and clippable devices, which can track daily steps, calories burned, distance traveled, and active minutes, and display real-time feedback to encourage users to become more active in their daily lives. The company was founded by Eric N. Friedman and James Park in March 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Independent Director
2013 - 2015

RealD, Inc. develops 3D visualization and stereoscopic technologies. The firm offers products under the categories of computer hardware and software, energy management, personal privacy and cyber security, vehicle technologies, safety and security products. The company was founded by Michael V. Lewis and Greer Joshua in 2003 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

Member, Board of Overseers
Current

The University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world's leading research universities. They teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and their academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies. Members of the Penn Arts & Sciences faculty are leaders in creating new knowledge in their disciplines and are engaged in nearly every area of interdisciplinary innovation. They are regularly recognized with academia's highest honors, including the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Fellowship, the Pulitzer Prize and the Nobel Prize. The educational experience offered by Penn Arts & Sciences is likewise recognized for its excellence. The School's three educational divisions fulfill different missions, united by a broader commitment to providing their students with an unrivaled education in the liberal arts. The College of Arts and Sciences is the academic home of the majority of Penn undergraduates and provides 60 percent of the courses taken by students in Penn's undergraduate professional schools. The Graduate Division offers doctoral training to over 1,500 candidates in more than 30 graduate programs. And the College of Liberal and Professional Studies provides a range of educational opportunities for lifelong learners and working professionals.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed
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$25K +
2016

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$100K +
2015

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$25K - $50K
2014

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #20
2014
Fortune Magazine - Business Person of the Year
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