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Nancy Cruickshank

Nancy is a serial technology entrepreneur and beauty junkie. She is the Founder of MyShowcase, a fresh and contemporary Beauty retailer, enabled by smart technology. MyShowcase offers a Personal Beauty Shopping service to its customers, available nationwide via MyShowcase.com and a network of Stylists. Thousands of women have been empowered via their platform & training to build their own businesses as stylists. 

MyShowcase retails 50+ independent brands and delivers an award winning service that builds confidence for its clients and Stylist network alike. Think Avon meets Space NK, or Airbnb for women who want to start their own beauty business. The highly personal and tailored beauty recommendation and shopping service is fun, social and navigates clients through what can seem like overwhelming choice in the multi-$100’sBn beauty industry. Their 1 of 2 mission is to enable women from all walks of life to feel confident to launch & build sustainable businesses, powered by technology.

Nancy also holds a Non-Executive Director role at OnMobile, a mobile technology platform listed in Bangalore. She chairs the Nomination and Compensation committee and is a member of the Risk & CSR committees. Until recently, Nancy was a board member at TelecityGroup [FTSE 250], one of Europe’s most successful technologies companies, with data centres in 14 European markets. The business was sold to Equinix for £2.35bn in early 2016.

Nancy has worked in the digital industry for 20 years, including launching Conde Nast online in 1996, overseeing Telegraph Media Group’s Digital business and Founding the Fashion & Beauty market leader, Handbag.com, in 2000, leading to a £25m sale to Hearst Corporation in 2006.

Nancy lives in London and Devon with her husband, Jim and two daughters.