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For more than 25 years, Pauline Brown has acquired, built and led global luxury brands. She currently is writing a book about aesthetic intelligence, which will be released in 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers. The book is based on a graduate school course that she taught at the Harvard Business School. Prior to 2016, Pauline was the Chairman of North America for the world’s leading luxury goods company, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, where she provided regional leadership for 70 brands in 5 sectors. Before LVMH, Pauline was a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, where she helped to build the firm’s consumer and retail practice. Earlier in her career, she held senior executive positions in the global beauty industry. She began her career as a Consultant at Bain & Company. Pauline received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, and she currently sits on Wharton’s Executive Alumni Board. She is 2008 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Fellowship's board of overseers.