Saima Chowdhury is the founder and CEO of Noi Solutions LLC, a global apparel sourcing company based out of New York. Founded in 2009, Noi partners with apparel brands and retailers to provide product lifecycle solutions. With a three-year growth rate of 1,519%, Noi Solutions ranked 300 in the 2014 Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in the US.
Prior to founding Noi Solutions, Saima worked with the strategy group of Victoria’s Secret, focusing on customer and market insights. She started her tenure at Limited Brands as the business and procurement manager for Victoria’s Secret Direct Production, where she managed production budgets of USD 400 million. Saima also worked at Nike, where she evaluated the benefits and challenges of upstream supply chain partnership to recommend strategies for apparel source base alignment.
Saima also served as the corporate manager of New Asia Limited in Bangladesh, where she developed, implemented, and supervised procurement and inventory tracking. She started her career at Ernst & Young LLP, where she was a senior consultant with the Economic and Quantitative Analysis Group.
Saima holds an MBA in finance from the Wharton School and a BA in economics and political science from Swarthmore College.