Ms. Melanie Whelan has been Chief Executive Officer at SoulCycle Inc. since June 2015. Ms. Whelan served as Chief Operating Officer at SoulCycle Inc. since December 2014 and its senior officer since April 2012 and was responsible for strategic planning and day to day operations. From January 2007 to 2012, Ms. Whelan served as Vice President of business development at Equinox. Ms. Whelan served as vice president of corporate development at Virgin USA, a business unit of the Virgin Group Ltd., from June 2002 to January 2007, and was employed as a corporate development professional at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Kelly Zhou serves as President of Business Today, where she oversees daily operations and strategic planning. Kelly joined Business Today her freshman year on the conferences team, served as an Assistant Director and West Coast Corporate Contacts Manager her sophomore year, and directed the Start @ a Startup Conference in 2015. Kelly is originally from College Station, Texas, and is majoring in Computer Science with a certificate in Spanish. Outside of Business Today, Kelly is involved with Princeton's Pace Center for Civic Engagement through alternative break and international service trips. In her free time, Kelly enjoys traveling and acrylic painting.