THE FUTURE OF FASHION, TECHNOLOGY, AND TALENT

On June 11, 2015, our invitation-only event hosted 750 of the most exceptional inventors, thinkers, founders, designers, investors and CEOs in fashion, retail, media and technology at Spring Studios in NYC.  This year’s key pillars for discussion include: wearable technology, the future of retail, personalization, sustainability, and company culture.  Watch the full video recap of the 2015 conference now.

OUR HOSTS

Kate Dimmock

Kate Dimmock

Fashion Director

People StyleWatch

Jamie Pallot

Jamie Pallot

Co-Founder

Emblematic Group

SPEAKERS

 Nasiba Adilova

Nasiba Adilova

Director of Business Development

Buro 24/7

Yael Aflalo

Yael Aflalo

Founder, CEO

Reformation

Francesca Amfitheatrof

Francesca Amfitheatrof

Design Director

Tiffany & Co.

Scott Broock

Scott Broock

VP of Content

Jaunt

Laurent Claquin

Laurent Claquin

Head of Kering Americas

Kering Americas

Paul Dillinger

Paul Dillinger

Vice President, Head of Global Product Innovation and Premium Collection Design

Levi Strauss & Co.

Miroslava Duma

Miroslava Duma

Founder

Buro 24/7

Amy Gallo-Gofton

Amy Gallo-Gofton

Vice President - Design

Kate Spade New York

Kirsten Green

Kirsten Green

Founder

Forerunner Ventures

Apu Gupta

Apu Gupta

CEO

Curalate

Sophie Hackford

Sophie Hackford

Director

Wired Consulting and Wired Education

Karen Harvey

Karen Harvey

CEO and Founder

Karen Harvey Consulting Group & Fashion Tech Forum

Maria Hatzistefanis

Maria Hatzistefanis

Founder and CEO

Rodial

Alexandra Hoffnung

Alexandra Hoffnung

Creative Director, Social Commerce

Net-a-Porter

Tom Kartsotis

Tom Kartsotis

Founder

Shinola, Bedrock Manufacturing

Nikki Kaufman

Nikki Kaufman

CEO

Normal

Victor Luis

Victor Luis

CEO

Coach

Quynh Mai

Quynh Mai

Founder

Moving Image & Content

Stephane Marceau

Stephane Marceau

CEO

OMSignal

Brit Morin

Brit Morin

CEO

Brit + Co.

Aimee Mullins

Aimee Mullins

Athlete, Model, & Actor

David Munczinski

David Munczinski

CEO

Brickwork Software

Hanneli Mustaparta

Hanneli Mustaparta

Fashion Influencer and Photographer

Hanneli.com

Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

Founder

Village Zendo

Greg Petro

Greg Petro

President and Chief Executive Officer

First Insight, Inc.

Ivan Poupyrev

Ivan Poupyrev

Technical Program Lead

Google ATAP

Iain Renwick

Iain Renwick

Executive Chairman

Eco-Age

Andrew Rosen

Andrew Rosen

Founder, CEO

Theory

Anne Slowey

Anne Slowey

Fashion News Director

Elle

Amy Smilovic

Amy Smilovic

Founder

TIBI

Thomas Thurston

Thomas Thurston

Managing Director

WR Hambrecht Ventures

Amber Venz Box

Amber Venz Box

President

LIKEtoKNOW.it

Emily Weiss

Emily Weiss

Founder, CEO

Into the Gloss / Glossier

Ellie Wheeler

Ellie Wheeler

Principal

Greycroft Partners

Maia Wojcik

Maia Wojcik

Partner, Head of Fashion and Curation

Fashion Tech Forum

Roger Wood

Roger Wood

CMO

Orion

MODERATORS

Christene Barberich

Christene Barberich

Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder

Refinery29

Poppy Harlow

Poppy Harlow

Anchor & Correspondent

CNN

Livia Firth

Livia Firth

Creative Director

Eco-Age

Danika Laszuk

Danika Laszuk

Vice President of Marketing

Jawbone

Allison Johnson

Allison Johnson

Co-Founder

West

Suzanne Kapner

Suzanne Kapner

Reporter

The Wall Street Journal

Vincent Ponzo

Vincent Ponzo

Director, Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center

Columbia Business School

Dirk Standen

Dirk Standen

Digital Creative Director

W Magazine

Antonia Thompson Weisman

Antonia Thompson Weisman

Group Strategy Director

ITB Worldwide

Deborah Weinswig

Deborah Weinswig

Executive Director and Head of Global Retail Research & Intelligence

Fung Business Intelligence Centre

FOUNDERS OF THE FUTURE CHALLENGE

MASTER OF CEREMONIES & JUDGES

Steven Alan

Steven Alan

CEO

Steven Alan

Anna Bakst

Anna Bakst

President, Accessories and Footwear

Michael Kors

Scott Dadich

Scott Dadich

Editor-in-Chief

WIRED

Robbie Myers

Robbie Myers

Editor-in-Chief

ELLE

Ken Seiff

Ken Seiff

Managing Director

Beanstalk Ventures

Siddhartha Shukla

Siddhartha Shukla

Chief Marketing Officer

Theory + Helmut Lang, Fast Retailing

Joe Zee

Joe Zee

Editor-in-Chief & Executive Creative Officer

Yahoo Style

OUR PARTNERS

FRIENDS OF FTF