General manager, eBay
New entry Miriam Lahage has ensured that eBay Fashion Outlet is a business to watch over the next 12 months. A range of new initiatives this year, including an augmented reality feature on its iPhone app that allows customers to virtually try on sunglasses, will have competitors on their toes as they await the transition of the technology to clothing. A number of collaborations with high-end designers such as Derek Lam have elevated eBay’s market positioning. Its latest ad campaign, launched in October, will push brand awareness even further among consumers.
Most likely to… Be listening to jazz. Lahage tweeted earlier this year that she was being interviewed for Jazz FM with some of her favourite artists including Django Reinhardt and Billie Holiday.