Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge is the Investment Manager of KFMG, a boutique investment vehicle focused on startups and niche brands in luxury and retail. KFMG aims to be a true partner to the brands by bringing strategic expertise honed through years of working with a wide and diversified range of luxury players.
Ms. Maisonrouge is the Co-founder and President of the Luxury Education Foundation, a non-profit organization, focused on nurturing future leaders in the luxury industry and fostering meaningful exchanges between CEOs, leading executives and high-potential emerging talent.
Ms. Maisonrouge joined the Columbia Business School faculty in 2004 and teaches the Master Class “Luxury Strategy’, is a Visiting Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a guest lecturer at numerous universities including Bocconi University in Milan, CEIBS in Shanghai, and SKK Business School and Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.
She served as a senior advisor to the Gores Group from 2010 to 2015, and independent board member of J. Mendel. From 2003 to 2020, she ran KM & Co., a firm specializing in luxury innovation, assisting luxury firms in branding, financing, and long-term strategies. From 1988 to 2003, she was the president of Ketty Maisonrouge & Company, Inc., specializing in marketing and communications in the areas of fine arts and luxury goods. Her extensive client list included Chaumet, Christofle, Damiani, Trussardi, Puiforcat, the Italian Trade Office, Hermès, Escada, Marina B, Etude Tajan and La Biennale des Antiquaires. Concurrent to her duties at Ketty Maisonrouge & Company Inc., Ms. Maisonrouge served as the permanent US Representative of the Comité Colbert, an association of over 70 French Luxury companies.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Action Against Hunger, as well as the US Sciences Po Foundation, Honorary Trustee of Kips Bay Boys’ and Girls’ Club, and Director Emerita of National Dance Institute.
Ketty Pucci-Sisti Maisonrouge was born in Italy and grew up in Switzerland and France. Her broad background includes a degree in Business Administration from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and a Master’s in Law from the Sorbonne. In the US, she also completed course work for a Master’s in Italian Renaissance Art at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts.
The French Government awarded her the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre National de Mérite in 2001, and the title of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in 2009. She has two sons and lives in New York with her husband.