Guillaume’s experience spans 20 years working in executive roles in the retail & luxury industry and as a successful entrepreneur. He was the co-founder and CEO of Totsy, the second largest private website in the US dedicated to moms and tots. In 36 months, he raised $45M in financing and led the company to become the second largest US private sale website dedicated to moms and kids. Totsy generated over 3M members and earned a ranking in Forbes as one of the top 100 private most promising US companies.
He was formerly CEO of Lalique North America and UK, where he held the distinguished honor of being the youngest CEO for an international luxury retail company. Prior to Lalique, Guillaume was General Manager of Louis Vuitton’s flagship Champs-Élysées store in Paris, where he managed a $150 million P&L and team of 25 people. He began his career with Nestle Ralston Purina and Colgate Palmolive Hill’s Pet Nutrition in the health and pet industry, where he found the opportunity and inspiration for his first startup, Alidoo.com
Alidoo was Europe’s first online retail company dedicated to pets, where he raised capital at a $20M first round valuation.
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Guillaume is a highly skilled entrepreneur, mixed background (science, tech,Marketing). He brings to the table a sharp perceptiveness, well-considered plans and a deep understanding of ecommerce. Very poised, a pleasure to deal with.
Guillaume is a talented executive who brings a depth of knowledge from his previous leadership roles in the luxury retail industry to help steward his latest company, Totsy.com. I've watched him juggle several balls from technology development to fundraising with great skill and effectiveness. It's a pleasure to work alongside him and his team to build Totsy.com into a market leader.
I have had the pleasure of working with Guillaume & Sequoia Lab for many of Alicia Keys Worldwide’s ongoing projects and I have been very impressed with his work ethic and professionalism. He is an incredible human being-- extremely insightful and compassionate with an incredible business mind, which is a rare combination. I would highly endorse/recommend Guillaume. He is a valuable asset to any corporation.