Brian Aker is Chief Operating Officer at 360bespoke. A 25 year veteran of beauty, retail, and media, Aker oversees the firm’s most profile accounts, including Rinna Beauty, Lolita Lempika, Juvena, Declare skin care, Sue Phillips fragrance and Heaven by Deborah Mitchell. Additionally, he helps lead 360bespoke’s artist portfolio, providing media relations and awareness expertise for Charlie Siem, Jeff Leatham and a collection of critically-acclaimed authors. Aker’s years of experience in marketing, consumer behavior, and retail strategies has given 360bespoke unparelled perspective and capabilities in bringing new products to market while enhancing the profile of established brands. Previously, he held high profile positions with brands including Tom Ford Beauty, L’Oreal Luxury Division-Lancôme, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Sephora. In addition to hiring and training sales executives, his leadership fostered retail growth in several U.S. markets including New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and New Orleans. His strategic vision has helped major companies achieve significant revenue growth through management acumen, sales prowess and his keen understanding of the competitive retail marketplace.