Suze Dowling

Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer

Pattern Brands

Suze Dowling is Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer at Pattern Brands, a family of curated like-minded home goods brands.

Ms. Dowling has built her career in the early stage landscape. Her role is the culmination of a decade of experience at the forefront of the NY start-up community; working hand-in-hand with entrepreneurs from ideation to billion-dollar exits.

Day-to-day, Ms. Dowling works closely with the CEO, leadership team and the Board of Directors to ensure Pattern realizes its full potential and committed projections. Specifically, she is responsible for all operational aspects of the company, including overseeing all sales channels (DTC, Amazon, Wholesale, Brick & Mortar), performance marketing, supply chain, and building new functions within the company to drive sustainable growth.

Prior to co-founding Pattern, Ms. Dowling was General Manager and Partner at Gin Lane, a NY-based independent agency that focused on launching challenger start-ups to market. In her role, she focused on balancing growth, profitability, quality, culture and overseeing the agency P&L. During her tenure, Gin Lane helped to launch over 50 DNVB brands, such as Harry’s, Hims, Sweetgreen and SmileDirectClub to create $15 billion in startup value. Ms. Dowling acts as an advisor to numerous early-stage companies and is passionate about supporting female entrepreneurship.

Originally from Australia, Ms. Dowling graduated with Honors from the University of Technology, Sydney.