About George Koveos
George Koveos has over fifteen years of experience building and maintaining startups to established global brands. George’s career has spanned several industries, including direct-to-consumer (DTC) healthcare, brick-and-mortar retail, E-Commerce, and B2B sales. Direct-to-patient healthcare tech is where George shines. He envisions a future providing high-quality, affordable healthcare without insurance. George also has extensive knowledge of supply chain management, logistics, customer support, pharmaceuticals, and retail/wholesale trade sectors.
George began his higher education at Tufts University in Medford, MA. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree studying Art History and Political Science and graduated Summa Cum Laude. George spent a study abroad semester in Rome exploring art and attended an independent, private institution known as the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS). Additionally named for its beloved former university President, Guido Carli, the school was founded by a group of entrepreneurs, and the name means the Free International University of Social Studies. Following graduation from Tufts, George enrolled at the London School of Economics, earning his Masters of Science degree in International Relations.
George’s first position after graduation was the role of Management Analyst training with McKinsey & Company through the London School of Economics. He learned about best practices regarding production and talent management as well as specific McKinsey-based training skills.
As the Operations Manager for McMaster-Carr in Robbinsville, NJ, George Koveos redesigned department layouts and increased employee productivity. His centralized product receipt tracking and quality assurance metrics helped speed up internal functions and decreased receipt errors. Over the next four years, George became skilled in logistics and email and call centers. He created and implemented a new workflow design that resulted in $500k annual savings. His interpersonal skills enabled him to be the perfect liaison between departments. While employed with the firm, George received his MBA specializing in O&M and Global Economics from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, New York.
George’s next position was with the Gilt Groupe in New York. After serving as the Director of Operations & Customer Service, George was promoted to Senior Director of Operations. When he switched over to Ralph Lauren, George worked as the Vice President of Digital Business Development & Operations. He controlled ralphlaren.com and its wholesale digital partners, including launching a new vertical within North America. The launch established Ralph Lauren’s presence in the E-commerce space, saving millions of dollars by controlling the entire customer experience.
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