Founder & CEO, Gabrielle Blitz Rosen

Gabrielle Blitz Rosen is a senior social media strategist with an editorial background, specializing in content and growth for some of the world's biggest brands, while winning them major industry awards along the way. She's an expert in emerging and established social platforms and teaches social media for the publishing industry at Columbia University. She was previously the Chief Digital Officer of Beautiful Destinations (including Beautiful Cuisines, Beautiful Homes, and more) and one of the company's founding employees. She developed and oversaw the brand's strategy, helping to grow the business from an Instagram account into the award-winning agency behind the largest travel, lifestyle, and food audience on social media, with distribution channels of over 14 million followers in 180 countries. She was responsible for the company's social media strategy, audience development, partnerships, editorial communications, Weibo launch in China and was instrumental in Beautiful Destinations being named one of Fast Company's 2017 "Most Innovative Companies" in travel. 

Prior to Beautiful Destinations, Blitz Rosen was the Social Media Editor for Travel + Leisure magazine, a Time Inc. brand, formally owned by American Express. She defined and executed T+L's overall social voice and strategy, in order to drive online traffic, PR, brand awareness, and sponsored content. She developed influencer relationships, partnered cross-company to achieve editorial goals, as well as won awards for "Fastest Growing Social Media Presence for a Publication" and "Best of the Web & Digital Award for Online Community and Social Networking."

Her social marketing, digital, and publishing experience spans across luxury, travel, food, fashion, beauty/ CPG, lifestyle, entertainment, and family sectors.