Harvey Gedeon has been a force for innovation in the cosmetics industry. Until his retirement last year, he was executive vice-president for product innovation, R&D and packaging at the Estée Lauder. Earlier, he held senior positions at Max Factor and Orlane. He is author or co-author of over 100 international patents. Born in Port-au-Prince, Harvey has helped build a “school of excellence” in St. Marc where students get the best education at absolutely no fee.