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Pauline Brown is a longtime leader in the luxury goods sector. She currently is a Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at Columbia Business School; the author of a business book, entitled Aesthetic Intelligence, published by HarperCollins; and the host of a weekly radio show on SiriusXM, called Tastemakers. She formerly was the Chairman of North America at LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, where she provided regional leadership for 70 brands in 5 sectors, including fashion & accessories, watches & jewelry, perfumes & cosmetics, wines & spirits and specialty retail. Before joining LVMH, she was a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, where she specialized in investments in the consumer & retail sectors. Earlier in her career, Pauline held senior roles at leading cosmetics companies, including Estee Lauder and Avon. She began her career as a Management Consultant at Bain & Co. She received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School. She is 2008 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a former member of the Fellowship's board of overseers.