Olin to honor 2023 Emerging Leaders on April 20

  • March 29, 2023
  • By WashU Olin Business School
  • 2 minute read

Olin Business School will proudly honor three recent Olin alumni with the Emerging Leader Award at a ceremony next month. The Emerging Leader Award was first bestowed in 2015 to honor alumni who exemplify leadership, innovative thinking and vision. Olin recognizes Emerging Leaders for their service to the school, thought leadership, business acumen and impact.

The awards ceremony is at 4 p.m., April 20, in Knight Hall with a cocktail reception to follow. Register here.

Megan Berry, MBA 2015, MArch 2015

Megan Berry graduated from Washington University in 2015 with an MBA and a master’s degree in architecture. During her MBA, Berry founded by REVEAL, a retail services platform providing turnkey pop-up stores with on-demand data. by REVEAL operated for six years, growing to 20 cities. It was acquired in 2021.

Upon the company’s acquisition, Berry assumed the role of product director for clean beauty conglomerate Amyris. She works cross-functionally on digital projects and content partnerships for the portfolio’s 12 consumer brands.

Deeply passionate about entrepreneurship, Berry is a partner at Mentors Fund, where she advises and invests in disruptive technologies. She was named the Forbes Next 1000 list of “upstart entrepreneurs” in 2021 and is a frequent keynote speaker at industry-leading conferences, including SXSW and the World Congress IoT.

Zoe Hillenmeyer, MBA 2013

Zoe Hillenmeyer is the chief commercial officer for the artificial intelligence company Peak. Peak provides the platform, applications and services to help businesses harness the potential of AI to increase revenues, profits and efficiency. Hillenmeyer has a decade of experience in the artificial and decision intelligence field, and she has been part of more than 20 product launches in the category during her time with AI pioneers including Peak, Amazon Web Services and IBM.

Hillenmeyer holds an MBA from Washington University and was trained formally in the fine arts as a sculptor. These experiences have informed her approach to AI, which combines a human-centered outlook with business impact and strategy. She focuses on building teams and communities that thrive on collaboration, creativity and diversity.

Hillenmeyer lives in Seattle with her wife and two dogs. She is committed to and active in advancing equity, diversity and representation in technology and AI.

Alixandra Henick Iger, BSBA 2010

Alixandra Henick Iger is the North America and the UK music marketing lead for artist services at TikTok, responsible for marketing strategy and plans for various music products and services. With more than 10 years of experience in marketing, she’s held positions at LeadDog Marketing Group, Thrillist Media, New York Magazine and Conde Nast, in addition to previous roles within TikTok. Throughout her career, she has focused on helping brands build their digital strategy and reach new audiences. 

Iger was born and raised in New York but now calls Los Angeles home with her husband and daughter.

2023 Emerging Leaders

Megan Berry, MBA 2015, MArch 2015; Zoe Hillenmeyer, MBA 2013; Alixandra Henick Iger, BSBA 2010.

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