Cristina Mariaca is a seasoned intrapreneur and strategic retail innovator with over 20 years of experience in driving new business growth. She has worked at renowned brands like NOABRANDS, Urban Outfitters, Santander, AOL, and McKinsey, where she has led numerous projects as an internal influencer or external consultant. Her specialties include driving growth through sustainability innovation, cultural change, and new business development. Cristina has studied MBA, International Studies, and Financial Management, and BBA from some of the top universities, including The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Miami Herbert Business School.
As the Global Head of Retail and Business Innovation at COSENTINO, Cristina spearheads innovation, strategic planning, digital transformation, and corporate marketing for the company. Prior to her current role, she was the Chief Growth Officer at NOABRANDS and a Retail Strategy Independent Consultant at increMentality, LLC. Cristina is also recognized for her work as a Corporate Strategy and International BD Director at URBN, where she led the commercial and business strategy for groups like Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, and Nuuly.