Melanie Whelan Biography

Melanie Whelan joined Summit Partners in 2020 and is a Managing Director on the Growth Products & Services team. She focuses primarily on high-growth consumer and technology-enabled services.

Prior to Summit, Whelan was CEO of SoulCycle. She joined SoulCycle in 2012 as COO and spent three years building and leading operations before her promotion to CEO in 2015. Under her direction, SoulCycle grew from eight NYC-based studios to nearly 100 studios in 18 markets across three countries. She led the company's diversification efforts, which included launching a vertically integrated, direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform and building a media division to drive audience and revenue growth strategies, including a 24/7 SiriusXM channel.

Previously, Whelan led Business Development for Equinox where she was part of a team that executed a multi-brand strategy with the U.S. launch of Pure Yoga, the creation of Blink Fitness and the acquisition of SoulCycle. Earlier in her career, she was a member of the founding team of Richard Branson's U.S. air carrier Virgin America and worked in corporate development at Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

Whelan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Chegg (NYSE: CHGG), the Board of Trustees of Southern New Hampshire University, and the GO Project, a non-profit focused on K-8 education inequity in New York. She holds a BA in engineering and economics from Brown University and is a member of the Aspen Institute’s 2018 class of Henry Crown Fellows.

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Melanie Whelan Videos

Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle
Melanie Whelan / Washington Ideas 2017
Melanie Whelan - The Hospitality of Self

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Booking fees for Melanie Whelan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melanie Whelan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Melanie Whelan?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melanie Whelan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melanie Whelan for your next private or corporate function.

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All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melanie Whelan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melanie Whelan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Melanie Whelan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Women in Business, Influential Women and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Melanie Whelan for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Melanie Whelan generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Fran Hauser, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Randi Zuckerberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melanie Whelan for an upcoming event.

Melanie Whelan Videos

Bloomberg Cornell Tech Series: Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle
Melanie Whelan / Washington Ideas 2017
Melanie Whelan - The Hospitality of Self
Innovators of Wellness | Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle

Melanie Whelan Reviews

  • The event was fantastic! Melanie was a great speaker and really engaged the group.
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How to book Melanie Whelan?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melanie Whelan for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Melanie Whelan, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melanie Whelan or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Melanie Whelan?

Booking fees for Melanie Whelan, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melanie Whelan, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Melanie Whelan?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melanie Whelan for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melanie Whelan for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melanie Whelan or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melanie Whelan or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Melanie Whelan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Women in Business, Influential Women and Creativity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Melanie Whelan for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Melanie Whelan generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Fran Hauser, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Randi Zuckerberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melanie Whelan for an upcoming event.

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