Heather Kaminetsky founded Riley in March 2017 with a goal to shake up the bed & bath industry. In her role as founder and president, she oversees all aspects of Riley’s branding, marketing, operations, human resources, product development and global business strategy. Kaminetsky is also responsible for Riley’s charitable initiative, Blanket the City, a 5013c focused on giving back to the community in an impactful and creative way.
Prior to starting Riley, Kaminetsky managed global marketing at Net-a-Porter for nearly four years. There, Kaminetsky supervised all sales, marketing and communication functions worldwide for the e-commerce giant, and led the company’s multiplying sales growth quarter over quarter.
Before her time at Net-a-Porter, Kaminetsky worked as the Senior Vice President of Business Management at Borderfree, as well as Vice President of Marketing at Barneys New York. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University in New York City. She resides in New Jersey with her husband and three children.