Shauna Mei is a MIT engineer turned commerce and media industry expert and the founder and CEO of AHAlife.com. Launched in September 2010, AHAlife.com connects the best the world has to offer to the most discerning individuals from around the globe. Mei’s vision was to build a sustainable, full price, full value destination merging exceptional design and intelligent content to provide the ultimate discovery experience. By combining the power of storytelling with commerce and social curation, Mei’s hope is to inspire people to consume more consciously across their lives, and to celebrate, protect, and cherish creativity.
Prior to launching AHAlife.com, Mei served as the COO of Casall, a Swedish wellness/activewear company. She also co-founded the Aronsson Group, a luxury fashion investment and advisory firm, and has worked in both Private Equity and Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs.
Mei has been profiled in various publications including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Women’s Wear Daily, Glamour Magazine, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, The Today Show & more.
This year, Fast Company named AHAlife #19 on their list of the Most Innovative Companies of 2013! Mei is also a finalist for this year’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.