David Hsu

David Hsu

Studies at:

HEC Paris

Location in:

Paris, France

David Hsu

Davids connections

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Studies at:
HEC Paris
Location in:
Paris, France

Bio

Forward-thinking & dynamic people person with 4+ years experience working with hospitality, fashion & luxury brands. Collaborated closely with top management in visualizing communications & digital marketing strategies. Proven track record utilizing interpersonal skills & innovative problem solving to manage diverse projects for international brands. Multi-cultural manager with keen interest in brand management for luxury & hospitality sectors.

I enjoy networking and collaborating with professionals from any industry and invite you to contact me at any time. Thank you for checking out my LinkedIn page and I encourage you to connect with me on Twitter – @HsuD.

Specialties:
Wine & Spirits, Travel, Hospitality, Fashion & Accessories, Luxury Goods & Services, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Restaurants & Nightlife

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David has worked/studied in

  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

David speaks

  • English, Chinese (speaking only), Spanish, French

David has experience in

  • Arts
  • Consulting
  • Hospitality
  • Luxury

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Work

2012 – present

MBA Candidate 2014

HEC Paris , France
  • Specialization: Marketing & Business Development Track
  • Grande Ecole Masters Certificate: Luxury Strategy
  • HEC MBA Luxury Club | Deputy President, Charity Fashion Show Head
  • HEC MBA Council (Student Government) | PR & Digital Communications Chair
  • HEC MBA Wines & Spirits Club | Corporate Liaison
  • HEC MBA Tournament (MBAT) | Public Relations Director
2012 – present

Digital Marketing & Branding

Complementary Minds , France
  • Complementary Minds is an avant-garde strategic consultancy for the luxury and consumer lifestyle industries. In this fast-paced and ever-changing digital revolution Complementary Minds commit to help clients discover new territories and travel innovation trails while remaining true to tradition and heritage.
2012
(Apr – Aug)

Business Development MBA Summer Intern

Norman Vilalta , United States of America
  • Norman Vilalta’s story is a mix of traditional craft and entrepreneurial flare. In 2001, the lawyer left Buenos Aires and moved to Florence (Italy) for an apprenticeship in the workshop of shoemaker Stefano Bemer. Today, Vilalta runs a workshop in Barcelona and plans to open a second one in New York in 2012.
2010 – 2012

Owner

Double Happiness Consulting , United States of America
  • Consulting firm specializing in branding, public relations and digital marketing for the entertainment, fashion, hospitality, lifestyle and luxury sectors. Cultivator of creative problem solving: marrying traditional tactics with new media strategies.
  • Representative brands and companies worked with: Ambient Content, Belvedere, Blank Canvas, Caesars Entertainment, Carlos Miele, Carrera, Celestino, Diesel, Dom Pérignon, eBay, Feralcat Productions, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, HK Media Group, Jay Pharoah (Saturday Night Life actor & comedian), Jesse Frohman (photographer), Kiki De Montparnasse, Late Night with Carson Daly, Lovecat Magazine, Mario Batali, Mick Rock (photographer), Microsoft Bing, NBC, nOir Jewlery, Round Table CMG, Serious Representation, Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Time Warner Cable, Veuve Clicquot, Vs. Magazine, W Hotels, Wendy Diamond
2010

Luxury Hospitality Associate

Nadine Johnson Inc , United States of America
  • Nadine Johnson and Associates Inc is a public relations firm catering to a select international clientele. Though diverse in size and emphasis, all clients are culled from the highest echelons of the art, fashion, hospitality, real estate, entertainment, technology and media industries.
  • Representative brands worked with: Andre Balázs Properties (The Mercer, Chateau Marmont, Sunset Beach, The Standard Downtown LA, The Standard West Hollywood, The Standard Miami, The Standard New York), AOL, Chanel, Château Haut-Brion, Dom Pérignon, Ferragamo, Iguatemi, The Mark Hotel
2008 – 2009

Marketing & Business Development Consultant

Harrison & Shriftman , United States of America
  • Harrison & Shriftman is a public relations, special events and marketing firm that specializes in building brands in the luxury sector, including the fashion, lifestyle, travel and hospitality, publishing and entertainment industries. Harrison & Shriftman prides itself on its status as one of the only ‘corptique’ firms in the industry. As a boutique firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, H&S is able to provide its clients with personal attention and services that are customized for each client. Additionally, as part of the Omnicom Group, the largest communications company in the world, H&S has access to a global network of sister companies, enabling the company to meet even the most far reaching client needs.
  • Representative brands worked with: Ask.com, BlackBerry, Coca-Cola, Crumbs Bake Shop, Grey Goose, Intermix, Kyoku For Men, Lacoste, Nine West, Nintendo, OfficeMax, Samsonite, Smart Cars, The Jumeirah Essex House, The Limited, Tuleh, Veuve Clicquot, W Hotels, William Rast
2008
(May – Jul)

Marketing and PR Intern

Sushi Samba , United States of America
2007
(May – Aug)

Brand Marketing Intern

Barrington Management Group , United States of America
2006 – 2007
(Sep – May)

Social Media and Branded Entertainment Intern

Arnold Worldwide , United States of America
2006
(May – Aug)

Development and Production Intern

LivePlanet , United States of America
2005
(May – Aug)

Talent Management Intern

International Creative Management , United States of America
2004 – 2005
(Sep – May)

Public Relations Intern

John F. Kerry Senatorial Office , United States of America

Work

2012 – present

MBA Candidate 2014

HEC Paris , France
  • Specialization: Marketing & Business Development Track
  • Grande Ecole Masters Certificate: Luxury Strategy
  • HEC MBA Luxury Club | Deputy President, Charity Fashion Show Head
  • HEC MBA Council (Student Government) | PR & Digital Communications Chair
  • HEC MBA Wines & Spirits Club | Corporate Liaison
  • HEC MBA Tournament (MBAT) | Public Relations Director
2012 – present

Digital Marketing & Branding

Complementary Minds , France
  • Complementary Minds is an avant-garde strategic consultancy for the luxury and consumer lifestyle industries. In this fast-paced and ever-changing digital revolution Complementary Minds commit to help clients discover new territories and travel innovation trails while remaining true to tradition and heritage.
2012
(Apr – Aug)

Business Development MBA Summer Intern

Norman Vilalta , United States of America
  • Norman Vilalta’s story is a mix of traditional craft and entrepreneurial flare. In 2001, the lawyer left Buenos Aires and moved to Florence (Italy) for an apprenticeship in the workshop of shoemaker Stefano Bemer. Today, Vilalta runs a workshop in Barcelona and plans to open a second one in New York in 2012.
2010 – 2012

Owner

Double Happiness Consulting , United States of America
  • Consulting firm specializing in branding, public relations and digital marketing for the entertainment, fashion, hospitality, lifestyle and luxury sectors. Cultivator of creative problem solving: marrying traditional tactics with new media strategies.
  • Representative brands and companies worked with: Ambient Content, Belvedere, Blank Canvas, Caesars Entertainment, Carlos Miele, Carrera, Celestino, Diesel, Dom Pérignon, eBay, Feralcat Productions, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, HK Media Group, Jay Pharoah (Saturday Night Life actor & comedian), Jesse Frohman (photographer), Kiki De Montparnasse, Late Night with Carson Daly, Lovecat Magazine, Mario Batali, Mick Rock (photographer), Microsoft Bing, NBC, nOir Jewlery, Round Table CMG, Serious Representation, Taiwan Tourism Bureau, Time Warner Cable, Veuve Clicquot, Vs. Magazine, W Hotels, Wendy Diamond
2010

Luxury Hospitality Associate

Nadine Johnson Inc , United States of America
  • Nadine Johnson and Associates Inc is a public relations firm catering to a select international clientele. Though diverse in size and emphasis, all clients are culled from the highest echelons of the art, fashion, hospitality, real estate, entertainment, technology and media industries.
  • Representative brands worked with: Andre Balázs Properties (The Mercer, Chateau Marmont, Sunset Beach, The Standard Downtown LA, The Standard West Hollywood, The Standard Miami, The Standard New York), AOL, Chanel, Château Haut-Brion, Dom Pérignon, Ferragamo, Iguatemi, The Mark Hotel
2008 – 2009

Marketing & Business Development Consultant

Harrison & Shriftman , United States of America
  • Harrison & Shriftman is a public relations, special events and marketing firm that specializes in building brands in the luxury sector, including the fashion, lifestyle, travel and hospitality, publishing and entertainment industries. Harrison & Shriftman prides itself on its status as one of the only ‘corptique’ firms in the industry. As a boutique firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, H&S is able to provide its clients with personal attention and services that are customized for each client. Additionally, as part of the Omnicom Group, the largest communications company in the world, H&S has access to a global network of sister companies, enabling the company to meet even the most far reaching client needs.
  • Representative brands worked with: Ask.com, BlackBerry, Coca-Cola, Crumbs Bake Shop, Grey Goose, Intermix, Kyoku For Men, Lacoste, Nine West, Nintendo, OfficeMax, Samsonite, Smart Cars, The Jumeirah Essex House, The Limited, Tuleh, Veuve Clicquot, W Hotels, William Rast
2008
(May – Jul)

Marketing and PR Intern

Sushi Samba , United States of America
2007
(May – Aug)

Brand Marketing Intern

Barrington Management Group , United States of America
2006 – 2007
(Sep – May)

Social Media and Branded Entertainment Intern

Arnold Worldwide , United States of America
2006
(May – Aug)

Development and Production Intern

LivePlanet , United States of America
2005
(May – Aug)

Talent Management Intern

International Creative Management , United States of America
2004 – 2005
(Sep – May)

Public Relations Intern

John F. Kerry Senatorial Office , United States of America

Education

2012 – 2014

HEC Paris

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2003 – 2008

Boston College

Bachelor of Arts (Bachelors)
2005

University of California- Los Angeles (UCLA)

Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management (Other)

Additional Info

Website
twitter.com/HsuD
Nationality:
  • American
  • Taiwanese