Melissa oversees Escalent's European business and is responsible for driving growth for the company's vertical market practices across the region. She brings 25+ years of expertise in marketing, insights and consulting to client relationships and is passionate about growing profitable businesses. As Chief Storyteller and connecter of dots, she helps clients see the big picture and translate insights into action. A former technology entrepreneur, consultant, journalist and marketing head, she thrives in fast-moving, high-growth environments. Her superpower is finding intersection points across industries and mining opportunities therein. Much of her client work focuses on Consumer Goods and Retail and Technology. Based in London, she is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, and unashamedly addicted to travel, yoga, gardening and Mexican food.