Lily Kanter, the Founder/CEO of Boon Supply and co-founder of Serena & Lily, has over 30 years of experience in the business and technology fields. She has held leadership positions for Microsoft, Deloitte & Touche and created the first Microsoft flagship earning her the Chairman’s Award from Bill Gates in July 1999.
Lily left Microsoft in late 2000 to start a family and focus on philanthropic causes, efforts that earned her the cover spot of Time Magazine as a “New Philanthropist” is July 2000. Inspired by her first foray into motherhood in June of 2001, Lily opened a baby-oriented home furnishings business which eventually led to her partnership with Serena and the creation of Serena & Lily.
Lily has a deep passion for using capitalism to provide a way for non-profits to be more self-sustaining. Boon Supply is a platform to enable conscious shopping as a way to support causes.
Lily graduated Arizona State University with a BS in Accounting and attended the Executive MBA program at Pepperdine University.
Lily is a Wexner Heritage Fellow as well as a Henry Crown Fellow from the Aspen Institute. She and her husband, Marc Sarosi, live in Mill Valley, CA with their three teenage boys.