The Who's Who of FashionTech Industry (Elucid)

Fashion Technology in the present world has emerged as a collaborative stream that introduces the intersection of design, fashion, science, and tech in order to create a user experience. Creation of fashion tech varies from self-expression to applicability and are interrelated, be it design, retail, product or communication. From craft to industrial production thereby improving each process and making them quicker and efficient than earlier.

This list focuses on leading personalities in fashion tech from USA, who are an inspiration for others and are helping build the global Fashion Tech community.

Caroline Farley

Caroline is the Chief growth Officer for Shoptalk and Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer for Groceryshop. She delivers innovative products and customized activations. Her unwavering commitment towards achieving success for her clients makes her a real re-inventor of traditional industries and an engineer of meaningful partnerships.

Sylvia Heisel

Sylvia is the creative director of Heisel brand that deals in experiential fashion and creates interactive clothes. The brand partners with artists and businesses for building up installations that expose and engage the interconnected future of fashion, tech, sustainability and 3D printing.

Celine Semaan Vernon

Celine Semaan is CEO Creative Director of Slow Factory and The Library: Sustainable Fashion Archive. She has a background in user-experience design, information architecture and multi-media art and the Library is dedicated to improving sustainability literacy in fashion. It uses a wholistic, human-centered approach and bridges science, human rights, technology, fashion & culture to develop products, resources and certifications for industry and consumers.

Nataliya Makulova

As the founder of Conscious Fashion Tech Consultant & Business Coach, Nataliya is helping fashion brands and tech startups to build more impactful businesses and is working towards building a community of professionals who care about the environment and value the power of authentic connection and business practices.

Michael Reidbord

Having built companies in the U.S., Asia, Latin America, and Europe; Michael is involved in numerous start-up successes within the technology and consumer products sectors. He has developed a wearable technology business for MediaTek and has gained accolades for being the Chief Operating Officer of Kloog, Inc., an IoT and wearables enabling platform acquired by Facebook.

Alexis Walsh

As an artist and designer based in New York City, Alexis focuses on wearable design with integration of sculptural forms and utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to fabrication. Her work involves treating human body as canvas and her exploration of technologies including 3D printing and digital modeling transcends traditional modes of fashion to push the realms of wearable art.

Clare Tattersall

The founder and CEO of ThunderLily and FashionTech.Design, Clare is dedicated to transforming the fashion industry to make the world a better place through processes that will reduce waste and more. She is also a designer who has an amazing insight about the Math and Technology of fashion.

Richa Agarwal

As a committed social entrepreneur, Richa Agarwal aims to fuse her design and engineering background to catalyze cultural change which measures business value by a triple-bottom line benefitting all stakeholders. She has worked at the intersection of the global apparel industry, education and human development and has led global teams for various organizations that include fashion companies, international NGOs and foundations.

Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman

She is the founder of the Interwoven Design Group, where she combines her expertise in wearable technology and smart textiles. She is an expert in designing wearable technology, functional apparel and soft goods with smart textiles and is known as one of the WoW women in fashion tech. She also holds an expertise of developing proprietary performance textiles that has led to growth of love for functional and smart textiles.

Catherine Barba Chiaramonti

She is the founder of PEPS Lab which is a retail innovation lab offering guidance to brands and retailers. She is working hard to push diversity and inclusion through her civil and social organization –WIN forum NY.

Bridget Anderson

She is the Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability of DSNY and a passionate advocate for sustainable solid waste management practices. She has led the city’s residential organics collection pilot and has successfully expanded the program to serve 250,000 New Yorkers in 100,000 households in all five boroughs.

Caroline Priebe

She hones an honest approach to design grounded in ethical sourcing and low-impact manufacturing. She is well-versed across all aspects of production and consults for a number of brands in sustainable development, from concept-to-production, source to afterlife.

Tara St James

She is an eco-friendly designer creating sharp, utilitarian and thoughtfully effortless designs. A fashionista with a conscience, she is half-business woman, half-designer and all purpose. The New York fashion world is receiving ethically –sourced material, ethical production practices and consumer transparency through her efforts.

Amy Newton

She is the head of partnerships at Amazon Advertising and a contemporary womenswear designer. She is responsible for building media partnerships with some of the largest clothing, jewelery and accessories companies in the U.S. and has a focus in developing leading brand and e-Commerce media strategies for delivering meaningful results for clients.

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FashionTech 行业名人录(Elucid)