Piera Gelardi is Executive Creative Director and co-founder of the award-winning lifestyle digital media company, Refinery29. She leads a growing team of creatives who bring the brand to life online and IRL through original content, branded campaigns, video, and events. She and her team have won numerous awards and honors including CLIO Image, American Illustration, American Photography, Webby's, Digiday Publishing, and a spot on the Inc 500 list of most innovative companies. In 2014, Piera co-authored Refinery29's first book, the New York Times best seller, Style Stalking. Piera is also a frequent public speaker, a jury member for the CLIO Image Awards, the Webby Awards, and the Art Director’s Club, and holds a seat on the AIGA/NY Board of Directors.