Cate Khan

Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer


Cate Khan is the co-founder and chief strategy officer at Verishop, an award-winning social shopping platform where people can discover independent merchants and creators. Her goal as CSO is to create a better shopping experience for customers through discovery tools, and a better partnership experience for independent merchants through enhanced merchant solutions. Cate brings together an extensive skill set in building brands and general management with a hyper-focus on customer experience, especially on digital platforms. Prior to starting Verishop, Cate spent seven years at Amazon, primarily as the senior vice president and head of retail at where she led buying, marketing, merchandising and business analytics. Earlier in her career, Cate spent a combined six years at L’Oreal and Avon in beauty marketing, both in product development and market activation. Cate is an active philanthropist, having served on the Board of Directors for both NYC Make-a-Wish and LA Food Bank. Cate received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.