Lauren Maillian is a change agent committed to diversity, innovation, and inclusion. She brings her unparalleled energy, creativity and problem-solving skills to her role as CEO of digitalundivided, the social startup that leverages data and advocacy to catalyze economic growth and create pathways for Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs.
Lauren is a consumer brand strategist, an award-winning marketer, a chief operating officer, and a technology startup investor and advisor. Lauren was invited by Walmart’s CEO to join the Board of Disruptors, their first-ever Innovation Council.
A pioneer in the tech space, Lauren was the first Black woman to start an early-stage venture capital fund, as a founding partner and managing director at Gen Y Capital Partners. She has advised and invested in over 40 startups, which have generated over $1 Billion in revenue.
She serves on the Board of Directors at CoSign and LIQS. She is also the Founder and CEO of LMB Group, a strategic marketing and brand advisory company driving consumer connection and brand innovation for companies including J.P. Morgan Chase, Cover Girl, Brooks Brothers, Bumble and Bumble, and HSN.
Lauren is also the Lifestyle Expert on the Tamron Hall Show, a nationally syndicated daytime talk show on ABC, produced by Disney, where she serves as the Host of TamFam Deals, combining her love of luxury, product innovation and affordability to share exclusive deals on must have products.