HORIZON BEVERAGE GM NIKKI INKPEN WAS A FEATURED PANELIST AT MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
At the Sloan Women in Management (SWIM) seminar, Nicole Inkpen, Horizon's Retail National Accounts General Manager, shared her insights on the wine industry's evolution and personal career path alongside co-panelist Laren Friel, Sommelier and Owner of Rebel Rebel Wine Bar in Somerville.
The event concluded with a wine tasting led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Wine Club President Michael Robichaud. We caught up with Nikki to learn more:
CAREER PATHWAY INTO THE WINE INDUSTRY
Nikki shared her background studying Consumer Analytics, Category Management, and Supply Chain in college, coupled with her love of wine (Nikki has a WEST Level 2 Award in Wine & Spirits), which lead her beyond the traditional Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) career track and into the Wholesale Beverage Alcohol industry.