Founder Landis Capital, LLC & Co-Founder Bobbi Brown Cosmetics
Ken Landis has been an entrepreneur, private investor and executive in the cosmetics, accessory and fashion industries for over twenty years. He currently has investments in and serves on the board of directors of a variety of early stage consumer product and internet companies. Previously, Mr. Landis was an investor and served as COO of Accessory Network Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of a broad range of brand name and licensed accessories across all distribution channels.. Prior to this, Mr. Landis co-founded Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of a full line of luxury cosmetic products which was acquired by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.. The Bobbi Brown cosmetics line is now sold by select retailers in more than 50 countries and territories.
Before founding Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Mr. Landis served as CEO of Benetton Cosmetics Corp., a subsidiary of Benetton Group SpA with operations in 55 countries. He also served as Corporate Treasurer of IMS Health, Inc., a public provider of information solutions to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with operations in 100 countries. Mr. Landis began his career as a member of the audit and tax departments of Arthur Andersen & Co.
Mr. Landis holds a B.S. in Accounting from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School and an MBA in Finance from New York University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.