executive, author, and Public Speaker in New York

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Aliza Licht is the founder & president of LEAVE YOUR MARK LLC, a consultancy specializing in brand marketing, communications, digital strategy, and tech start-up advisement. Licht was formerly the longtime svp of global communications at Donna Karan International and is widely known as a pioneer in brand digital strategy.

Most known for her work as the creator and voice of the award-winning social personality DKNY PR GIRL, from 2009-2016 Licht created a multi-platform community of over 1.5mm followers for DKNY, driving new brand relevancy and commerce. She was most recently the evp brand marketing and communications at Alice + Olivia, with a strong focus on digital strategy and brand partnerships to drive omnichannel growth.

Licht has been profiled in The New York Times and was featured on the cover of The New York Times Style section in the article “Who Will Be America’s Next Top Mentor?” She is TEDx speaker, a five-time Fashion 2.0 award winner, and was named one of Time's "Six Women Who Rule the Fashion World” and listed as #30 in the “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in New York,” by The New York Daily News.