Cathy Halligan

Independent Board Director

Cathy is an Independent Board Director helping board members and business executives understand and apply consumer facing technology to win in the marketplace.  On the Ulta Beauty Board (NASDAQ: ULTA), an $8.5bn market cap high growth US beauty retailer, Cathy Chairs the Compensation Committee, is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and had served on the Audit Committee.  On the Flir Systems Board (NASDAQ: FLIR), a $4.5bn market cap global infrared camera and thermal imaging tech company, Cathy sits on the Audit Committee.  Cathy is also an advisor to Narvar, an early stage SaaS technology that delivers a smart and engaging approach to Supply Chain for Retailers.

Cathy was named a Digital 50 – Board candidates with skills in new technologies by Agenda, a Financial Times service

Prior to Board Roles, Cathy was a executive leading Marketing and eCommerce (and the precursor, Catalog) efforts with world class brands and businesses (, Chief Marketing Officer; Williams-Sonoma/PotteryBarn, VP Internet; Gymboree and I.Magnin, VP Direct Marketing), and successful early stage companies (, VP  & PowerReviews, SVP Sales & Marketing) along with a tour to London and Tokyo with a Brand & Marketing Strategy Consulting Firm, Prophet.

Cathy is a Chicagoan living in San Francisco for 20+ years.  She and her wife of 19 years, Zoon Nguyen, have 2 amazing daughters.