Karla started Cuyana with the vision of creating a global design house that inspires intentional buying through pieces that are crafted with integrity. After growing up in Ecuador, Karla moved to the United States where she earned her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and her Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from Brown University. She previously worked at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Group and at the Apple Online Store as a Business and Strategy Analyst. The name Cuyana means “to love” in Quechua, Karla’s native language , symbolizing her love of fashion, travel, and giving back.
Christine Flores is the General Counsel of Pinterest, where she is responsible for managing Pinterest’s legal and public policy teams. Previously, Christine was a Vice President of Legal at Google, where she led legal teams focused on M&A, securities and corporate governance, real estate, compliance and legal operations. Earlier in her career, she was an attorney at the law firms of Proskauer Rose and Skadden Arps, where she advised public and private companies on a wide range of transactional matters. Christine has a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Southern California.