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About Us

Coravin

Coravin is a global wine technology company on a mission to inspire wine exploration through innovations that give everyone the power of choice. Our revolutionary products empower wine lovers to try new wines or savor special bottles over time by ensuring the last glass tastes as good as the first weeks, months, even years later.

With availability in over 60 countries and driven by a team of passionate executives with deep consumer product experience, we are changing the way the world drinks wine. Our global retail, restaurant, and winery footprint is growing rapidly as we power some of the world’s best wine-by-the-glass programs at restaurants around the world.

Board of Directors

Greg Lambrecht, Co-Founder of Coravin

Greg Lambrecht

Chairman, Secretary, and Common Stock Board Member

    Greg Lambrecht is inventor, founder, and board member of Coravin. Lambrecht is also Founder and Executive Director of Intrinsic Therapeutics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company focused on addressing the needs of patients with spinal disorders. In addition, Lambrecht is the founder and board member of Viacor, Inc., a startup medical device company in the Boston area. Lambrecht holds a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds numerous patents in the fields of gynecology, general surgery, cardiology, and orthopedics.

    Josh Makower, Co-Founder of Coravin.

    Josh Makower

    Series A/B Board Member

      Josh Makower is a co-founder and board member of Coravin. Having worked closely with Greg Lambrecht for more than 20 years, Coravin presented a natural opportunity for Dr. Makower to join Mr. Lambrecht in bringing Coravin to market. He is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of ExploraMed Development, LLC., serves as a Consulting Professor of Medicine at Stanford University Medical School and is Co-Founder of Stanford’s Biodesign Innovation Program. Dr. Makower has founded six medical device companies through the ExploraMed Incubator, and holds more than 100 patents in the fields of Cardiology, ENT, General Surgery, Drug Delivery, Orthopedics and Urology. Dr. Makower holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University, an M.D. from the NYU School of Medicine, and a S.B. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Lastly, Dr. Makower serves as a Venture Partner for NEA and is Chairman of ExploraMed, NeoTract, and Moximed, and on the Board of Directors for Intrinsic Therapeutics and Ceterix.

      Chris Ladd, CEO and Board Member of Coravin

      Christopher Ladd

      CEO and Board Member

        Chris has spent the better part of his successful career as a global brand builder and retailer, leading digital and OmniChannel retail teams for some of the best brands on the planet including New Balance, Crocs and Lululemon.

        A true global citizen and consumer, Chris has launched very successful ecommerce and retail businesses all over Europe and Asia and led the brand transformation of New Balance into a top 3 Global Athletic Brand. Chris has more than 20 years of eCommerce, Digital Marketing and Retail experience with the global consumer and his teams have produced industry leading results.

        Jerome Chevalier, Board Member of Coravin

        Jerome Chevalier

        Series C Board Member

          Jerome Chevalier runs Quadrille Capital, an investment firm based in Paris, France, which led the last round of financing in Coravin, prior to its launch in Europe. Quadrille Capital invests globally in technology companies and funds worldwide and has done previously two investments with Greg Lambrecht and Josh Makower, the two founders of Coravin. Jerome has executed over 100 private equity transactions with Quadrille Capital and previously with Quilvest, a European family office with $20bn under management. He worked before at Lazard, originating and executing transactions in the fields of technology, internet, healthcare and energy. Jerome serves on the boards of Coravin and of Chateau Haut-Bailly, a Pessac Leognan Grand Cru Classé. He is a graduate of ESSEC (Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) in Paris.

          Executive Team

          Chris Ladd, CEO and Board Member of Coravin

          Christopher Ladd

          CEO and Board Member

            Chris has spent the better part of his successful career as a global brand builder and retailer, leading digital and OmniChannel retail teams for some of the best brands on the planet including New Balance, Crocs and Lululemon.

            A true global citizen and consumer, Chris has launched very successful ecommerce and retail businesses all over Europe and Asia and led the brand transformation of New Balance into a top 3 Global Athletic Brand. Chris has more than 20 years of eCommerce, Digital Marketing and Retail experience with the global consumer and his teams have produced industry leading results.

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            Michael Goss

            Chief Finance Officer

              Mike is responsible for leading financial strategy across the organization, partnering with Coravin’s executive team to develop and implement strategic business plans and operating initiatives, as well as oversee the finance department including FP&A and accounting.

              Mike’s background spans more than 15 years of financial experience and executive leadership at both public and private companies across the marketplace, software and technology sectors, including Aspen Technology, Care.com and True Fit Corporation. Through these roles, he has developed an extensive background in corporate finance, financial planning, investor relations and strategic growth.

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              Leena Jain

              Chief Marketing Officer

                Leena is driven by her passion for products and brands that bring joy to consumers. Prior to Coravin, Leena spent three years as CMO at Humanscale, managing the company’s brand identity and product launches on a global scale. Leveraging her extensive experience in marketing, she led the launch of the Summa executive chair and expanded Humanscale’s footprint internationally with significant presence at Salone de Mobile, Clerkenwell and CES.

                Prior to Humanscale, Leena spent 12 years in the beauty industry at L’Oreal across multiple beauty collections, including Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Pureology and essie nail polish. During her tenure at L’Oreal, she led the launch of many products across fragrance, hair care and cosmetics, rebuilt Pureology’s brand positioning and explored virtual try-on technology for a cosmetic line.

                Dave Krupinski

                Dave Krupinski

                Chief Technology Officer

                  In his role as CTO, Dave plays an integral role in setting the Coravin's strategic direction, overseeing technology development and IT infrastructure, and developing the latest technology to support the company's growth. 

                  Before joining Coravin, Krupinski was Co-Founder, CTO, and Chief Safety & Cybersecurity Officer at Care.com. In his 14 years at the company, Care.com became the world's largest online marketplace for care, offering services to more than 35 million families and caregivers in over 20 countries.

                  Mike Rider, VP Engineering at Coravin

                  Mike Rider

                  SVP Engineering

                    Mike Rider is SVP of Engineering and Operations at Coravin. He's a product development executive with 20+ years of leadership in new product development, manufacturing, and operations serving global markets. Previously, Mike served as SVP of Business Development at iRobot's Home Business division. He has also held various product development leadership roles at Polaroid. Mike is a graduate of the University of Lowell and holds an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

                    Angus Scott, VP of Operations at Coravin

                    Angus Scott

                    SVP Operations

                      Angus Scott is the VP of Operations at Coravin where he is responsible for developing and implementing global operations and supply chain strategy to support the company’s aggressive growth trajectory. This has included scalability of production and logistics, materials management, short and long-term production planning, warehousing, distribution and supplier relationship management. Angus’ previous positions at Coravin include Sr. Director of Operations & Global Controller. Angus came to Coravin from Finance/HR management roles at Beam Interactive, PA Consulting group and Digitas. He is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), received his MBA from Boston University and has a BA Honors in Accountancy and Law from Nottingham Trent University, UK.

                      Richard Yeomans

                      Richard Yeomans

                      VP & General Manager, EMEA

                        Richard Yeomans is the General Manager at Coravin for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining Coravin, Richard enjoyed a 16-year international career as a senior executive with Moët Hennessy, the leading luxury wine and spirits business. In that time, he held various sales, marketing and general management roles, covering Europe, Asia, Africa and the US. After successfully driving growth across a number of markets globally, Richard relocated back to the UK and successfully led the commercial strategy for their Single Malt whisky brands.

                        Mikkel Lindsted

                        Mikkel Lindsted

                        VP & General Manager, APAC

                          Mikkel is tasked with executing an aggressive multi-year business plan to grow Coravin's APAC business. He leads a local team, guiding all aspects of the Coravin business in Asia-Pacific, including Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, and Japan.

                          Prior to joining Coravin, Mikkel succeeded at building markets within the APAC region, first with Carlsberg and most recently with Campari Group.

                          Antoine Blanchet, VP Sales, APAC at Coravin

                          Antoine Blanchet

                          VP of Sales, EMEA

                            Antoine Blanchet is the Vice President of Sales for the EMEA Region. Prior to joining Coravin, Antoine worked at Agatha, a French jewelry company, on multiple and cross‐cutting topics from e‐commerce to distribution, supply chain and digital transformation. At Richemont Group, he was successful in driving the global development of the fine Watchmaking Multi‐brand Concept “TimeVallée”, opening 6 stores across China, Japan and Korea and distributing more than 20 luxury brands. After Richemont Group, he joined DFS as Global Business Strategist for Fashion, Watches, Jewelry and Accessories where he gained experience in the travel retail industry.

                            A person holding a glass of wine and a phone that features the Coravin Moments App screen, with the Coravin Model Eleven Wine Preservation System on bottle in the background.

                            Every Moment can be enhanced by the perfect wine.

                            From unique wine pairings to Model Eleven connectivity, the Coravin Moments App is your one stop for everything wine.

                            Coravin Moments App, Every Moment can be enhanced by the perfect wine.