The Bonfire Group Leadership

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As a leading executive of some of the world’s best-known consumer product companies, Paul Blum has applied his strategic vision, passion for innovation and solid management skills to take iconic brands to new levels. His more than 25 years of experience includes CEO positions with Kenneth Cole Productions, David Yurman Inc., and Juicy Couture. Paul has a deep understanding of design, manufacturing, retailing and wholesaling, bringing an extraordinary level of expertise to each category of the business. Indeed, it’s his combination of finance and merchandising know-how, together with his creative skills as a designer and marketer that set him apart as a global luxury and fashion retail executive.

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Glen Ellen is a new media marketer and brand strategist focused on business development. She is known for transforming and monetizing global brands, negotiating deals, creating targeted marketing programs leveraging social media, developing branded content, creating experiences and E-commerce to foster and deliver growth. With 25+ years leading cross-functional teams, Glen Ellen has both category and retail channel expertise, having built lifestyle businesses in apparel & accessories, grooming, jewelry, home and food for world class brands, most recently as VP/GM at Hearst, and has held executive positions at Disney, Viacom, P&G, Kraft and JPMorgan Chase.