Desiree Gruber is surely a name you have seen printed in some of the most widely distributed publications, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Women’s Wear Daily, Variety, and New York magazine. In fact, she has been profiled in all of these publications and was also selected in 2014 as one of Harper’s Bazaar-Dolce & Gabbana’s Women to Watch. Not only that, but she was also named one of the Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs of 2010 by Fortune magazine. For her work in the media industry, she has been the recipient of more than twenty prestigious awards in the media, including a Peabody award. She was also nominated eleven times for her work as an executive produced on Project Runway.
Ms. Desiree Gruber is also well known for her philanthropic work, giving generously to worthy causes with the same energy and interest she devotes in her day to day work. Ms. Gruber is a board member for UNICEF, specifically for its US Fund in New York. She also participates in Tech:NYC, a non profit organization that deals with the technology industry in New York. Ms. Gruber is also part of the God’s Love We Deliver organization.
Her latest business interests revolve around early stage investments in start up companies that focus on technology, fashion, lifestyle and celebrity. Through Desiree Gruber DGNL ventures, she has been able to participate and stimulate the growth of several nascent and innovative companies that we will surely hear a lot about in the very near future.