Patricia Pao is CEO of the Pao Principle, based in New York City, a global business consulting firm that devises and executes strategic growth across a wide range of industries, specializing in the beauty, fashion, retail and luxury goods markets. A Harvard Business School graduate, Patricia has over 20 years of experience in the luxury goods, beauty and retail industries. Her experience spans a wide industry range including luxury goods, beauty, retail, spas/salons, media, technology, biotech, upstream oil companies and non-profits. The Pao Principleís client list reflects her companyís diversity and includes companies such as: Elizabeth Arden, Peter Thomas Roth Labs, Garden Botanika, Ann Taylor, Urban Outfitters, Davidís Bridal, the Qatar Luxury Group, Priscilla of Boston, Time, Inc., Epson, Photocure, AGR Petroleum Services and the Fresh Air Fund. The Pao Principle has recently released their findings from their survey of mainland China luxury goods and beauty buyers most of them women ages 20-29. For further information please visit www.chinaluxurypanel.com or www.paoprinciple.com.