Merilee Kern

Member Since 2022

Merilee Kern

Chief Strategy Officer

The Luxe List

Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area

Forbes Business Council, Newsweek Expert Forum and Rolling Stone Culture Council Member Merilee Kern, MBA is an internationally-regarded, senior-level brand, leadership and communications analyst and strategist. She works with companies, agencies, C-suite thought leaders and subject matter experts worldwide across a wide array of B2B and B2C sectors through her own consultancy and advisory firm; her role as Chief Strategy Officer at The Ascendant Group—an industry-leading Personal and CEO Branding Agency; her work as a Senior Advisor at AlphaMille; and via The Luxe List—her cross-platform international news syndicate. As a prolific branding and marketplace trends pundit, Merilee reports on titans of industry: industry change makers, movers, shakers and innovators across all categories, both B2C and B2B. This includes corporate executives and dignitaries, serial entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, inventors, professional athletes and other thought leaders as well as noteworthy brands, products, services, destinations and events. Merilee is a contributor to dozens of business and consumer media outlets, including Forbes.com, FastCompany.com, Newsweek.com, RollingStone.com and Impact Wealth, among many others. As a business and consumer trends, lifestyle and leisure industry voice of authority and tastemaker, she keeps her finger on the pulse of the marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points, from the affordable to the extreme—also delving into the minds behind the brands. In addition to appearing on copious TV programs throughout the U.S., Merilee is also the creator, executive producer and host of multiple TV shows, including Savvy Ventures—a national business show that airs weekend daytime on Bloomberg TV and FOX Business TV (combined reach of 152 million TV households/cable subscribers). She also created, produces and hosts Savvy Living—a lifestyle and travel TV show airing in top U.S. markets. Connect with her at www.TheLuxeList.com and www.SavvyLiving.tv / Instagram www.Instagram.com/LuxeListReports / Twitter www.Twitter.com/LuxeListReports / Facebook www.Facebook.com/LuxeListReports / LinkedIN www.LinkedIn.com/in/MerileeKern.


SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing

RECENT CONTENT

March 4th, 2022

3 Fundamental Leadership Branding Benchmarks

Having near-term realistic and well-sequenced goals that foster a rock-solid foundation are “the pixels that create the picture.”


COMPANY INFO

The Luxe List

Forbes Business Council, Newsweek Expert Forum and Rolling Stone Culture Council Member Merilee Kern, MBA is an internationally-regarded, senior-level brand, leadership and communications analyst and strategist. She works with companies, agencies, C-suite thought leaders and subject matter experts worldwide across a wide array of B2B and B2C sectors through her own consultancy and advisory firm; her role as Chief Strategy Officer at The Ascendant Group—an industry-leading Personal and CEO Branding Agency; her work as a Senior Advisor at AlphaMille; and via The Luxe List—her cross-platform international news syndicate. As a prolific branding and marketplace trends pundit, Merilee reports on titans of industry: industry change makers, movers, shakers and innovators across all categories, both B2C and B2B. This includes corporate executives and dignitaries, serial entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, inventors, professional athletes and other thought leaders as well as noteworthy brands, products, services, destinations and events. Merilee is a contributor to dozens of business and consumer media outlets, including RollingStone.com, Forbes.com, FastCompany.com, Newsweek.com and Impact Wealth, among many others. As a prolific business and consumer trends, lifestyle and leisure industry voice of authority and tastemaker, she keeps her finger on the pulse of the marketplace in search of new and innovative must-haves and exemplary experiences at all price points, from the affordable to the extreme—also delving into the minds behind the brands. In addition to appearing on copious TV programs throughout the U.S., Merilee is also the creator, executive producer and host of multiple TV shows, including Savvy Ventures—a national business show that airs weekend daytime on Bloomberg TV and FOX Business TV (combined reach of 152 million TV households/cable subscribers). She also created, produces and hosts Savvy Living—a lifestyle and travel TV show airing in top U.S. markets.


INDUSTRY

Business