Shaz Kahng has led teams in a few male-dominated industries. She is a retail/apparel chief executive who has previously worked as a research scientist, a global consulting partner, a builder of e-businesses, and a brand strategist. Kahng was one of a handful of female senior executives at Nike. She also ran Lucy Activewear and made the company profitable for the first time in history. Shaz is currently Board President, Gymboree Corporation.
She graduated from Cornell University and has an MBA from the Wharton School. Shaz lives in San Francisco with her husband and twin daughters.