Mélissa Peng

Curly Executive

Mélissa Peng a.k.a the Curly Executive is an award winning brand marketer turned entrepreneur, content creator, and business coach.
Mélissa’s journey in marketing started at the ripe young age of 8 as her mother's right hand woman in door to door makeup sales and eventually several network marketing organizations. Mélissa earned her MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and held roles with marketing behemoths including Procter & Gamble, Macy’s, and NBC Universal. After 10 years of successfully climbing the corporate ladder and earning the title of Director of Marketing at the age of 30, she left corporate and her six-figure salary to build a lifestyle focused on pursuing her many passions and her newfound purpose of helping others do the same.
In addition to founding Curly Executive Mélissa is the artist behind Camellias and Curls, a handmade flower hair accessories brand, and the creator of Pon Di Beat, a Dancehall and Afrobeats dance masterclass series in Austin.

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