Lynn Power, CEO
Lynn is a longtime ad agency executive (formerly CEO of J. Walter Thompson NY) with a love for beauty. Her career has spanned the top ad agencies in the world (BBDO, McCann, Grey, Ogilvy & Mather are just a few) as well as some of the most iconic brands (American Express, Pizza Hut, Campari, Hershey's). She's been fortunate to work on many global beauty brands, including Gillette, Clinique, L'Oreal, Nexxus, Vichy, La Roche-Posay and St. Ives. She loves building teams, reinventing cultures and creating disruption.
James Hammett, Chief Innovation Officer
James, with his impressive 25+ years career, is a beauty guru who is obsessed by achieving absolute perfection. His journey of gaining spectacular beauty knowledge started in London when he took an internship at Harvey Nichols. Later on, while in his role as Creative Services Head at Clairol, he was responsible for the creative execution and production of several major launches, including Natural Instincts, Nice & Easy, Matrix Biolage and SoColor brands and at L'Oreal USA for Redken, Lancome, SoftSheen-Carson Dark & Lovely and REVLON. In 2010, James decided to use his knowledge, experience and talent to help models frustrated by the damage continuously done to their hair with no real solutions in sight. This was the beginning of breakthrough formulations of botanically hydrating brand MASAMI with powerful Mekabu powder. MASAMI is James' expression of his passion to help women and men around the world to become confident with who they are, and to highlight their uniqueness by having healthy and invincibly beautiful hair.
Kristyn Terpinas, Head of Content and Partnerships
Kristyn has spent the majority of her marketing career working in the travel industry on brands like United Airlines and Entertainment Cruises. She has a love for beauty and is now applying her extensive experience in creating content, brand partnerships and unique experiences for MASAMI.
Kerry Quinn, Chief Financial Officer
Kerry Quinn is Chief Financial Officer of Advertising Production Resources, a leading marketing production consultant empowering marketers to make better, more informed decisions in their creative production investments. Previously, Kerry represented Interpublic Group, WPP and independent agencies in various financial and executive roles over 25 years. Kerry is known as an impactful, self-directed senior global financial executive, with strong business acumen and the ability to “see the big picture,” who consistently delivers results with revenue growth and profitability.
Masahiro Sasaki, Chairman MASAMI Institute
For over 14 years, Masahiro Sasaki has devoted his international and management expertise to helping the people of Iwate, Japan recover from the devastating tsunami and subsequent coastal marine life devastation. As a Tri-State (NY, NJ, CT) representative to the Iwate Prefecture community, Masahiro is deeply connected and familiar with his home town region’s history, people, culture and potential. Masahiro has co-founded the Masami Institute to support and champion the ocean restoration of the North Pacific’s SANRIKU area through education and documentation.