As a seasoned media personality, marketer, travel journalist author of over 20 books for top publishers, Elina Furman has been sought out by luxury brands for marketing strategy and content development. She is a sought-after expert on the baby/kids market, luxury family travel, and has been featured as an expert or spokesperson on national television networks and in top media outlets and publications.
Elina has managed large online media properties including Woman’s Day, Seventeen magazine, Travel Holiday and served as the Editor-in-Chief for several luxury travel publications. She has penned articles on luxury hospitality – focusing on travel, lifestyle, and fashion for top-tier print and online outlets including Fodor’s, Inspirato magazine, The Knot, Working Mother, Orbitz, Ocean Style, and Westchester Family.
Her marketing work includes acting as executive marketer/growth strategist at her own boutique digital agency Elfin Media for clients such as DockATot, Lorena Canals rugs, Binxy Baby and many top sought after children’s companies. As head of marketing, her launch of DockATot in the US placed in the top 10” most registered” baby products in 3 years. She also co-founded and served as CMO of a VC-backed company and acts as consultant/advisor for emerging brands.
As a bestselling author, Elina Furman has written over 20 non-fiction books on such topics as boomerang kids, female commitment phobia, surviving life after college, entrepreneurship and dating for such publishers as Simon & Schuster, Random House and others.
Elina resides in Westchester, NY with her husband and two sons.