Gilles Rousseau is currently Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Splashlight Inc. Natively geared towards e-commerce and social media, Splashlight is the leading visual content creation company for world-class retailers, luxury, jewelry, apparel and athletic brands such as Target, Bloomingdale's, Victoria’s Secret, David Yurman and Under Armour.
Gilles has over 20 years of experience working in brand management and technology leadership roles. His unique skillset built from his dual areas of expertise has helped him lead and implement cutting-edge omnichannel brand strategies for luxury, fashion and apparel brands.
Previously, he was Chief Sales Officer at The Digital Marvels Inc., the first cloud-based omnichannel platform that enables Luxury and Fashion brands to offer consumers a direct, seamless and personalized brand experience – across all channels and devices – before, at, and after the point of sale (in-store and online).
Gilles was also Senior Vice President, International Marketing at Christie’s, Head of Hennessy Cognac U.S. at LVMH and Head of Marketing and Communications (Americas) at Van Cleef & Arpels.
In addition to serving in the aforementioned roles, Gilles has served as Foreign Trade Advisor for the French Government since 2001.
A native of France, he has lived and worked in the United States, Europe and Asia.
He holds a Master’s degree in Information & Communication Sciences from the Sorbonne.