Fashion Tech Summit Paris 20th of June, 2018
15:00 Michael Jaïs / Launchmetrics, CEO
How data is tranforming Fashion
Launchmetrics provides the technology, data insights, and tools for influencer identification that fashion companies need to accelerate their business and build lasting exposure.
15:30 Lorenzo Albrighi, Yun Shih Kuo, Nora Gherbi, /Lablaco and Who Cares?, Founders
Dress Like You Care
16:00 Nora Gherbi / Fashion Coin, COO, CCO
Blockchain in fashion: changing the old system
17:00 Costanza Lombardi / Browns Fashion, Buyer – Women’s RTW
Buying of tomorrow: how online sales changing the wholesale
17:30 Emmanuelle Brizay / Panoply, Co-founder
Renting Fashion – Why and How?
18:00 Jean-Baptiste Andreani / IFA (International Fashion Academy), Managing Director; Sissi Johnson / Professor and Brand Strategist
Technology & The Future Of Fashion Education: Opportunities and Challenges
19:00 Christian Layolle / Business of Fashion, European Business Development Director
19:30 Cocktail *
CEO of Launchmetrics. Launchmetrics, is the leading launch-to-market software & data company for the Fashion, Luxury and Cosmetic Industries.
WHo CAREs?, Founder
Nora Gherbi is the founder of who cares!? Chronicles. She had been working as a senior trade and investment advisor for a few years when she decided to launch the caring initiative. Throughout her career, Nora has met and worked with several c level executives, presidents and CEOS providing international development strategies. She rapidly saw a gap in CSR strategies and decided to research the subject. In 2008, who cares!? was born with the objective to create and promote a new leadership role within the corporate world.
Lorenzo Albrighi and Kuo Shih Yun
Lablaco founders Lorenzo Albrighi and Kuo Shih Yun form an invincible team with the perfect balance of creativity and rationale and are paving ways to revolutionize the fashion system. “Our mission is to help make the fashion industry more democratic and sustainable, just as Spotify did with the music industry: you can let your works speak worldwide and with immediate effect, avoiding the obstacles and limitations of the traditional fashion system. A real freedom of action and expression”.
Costanza Lombardi is the junior Buyer RTW at Browns. Browns is a fashion boutique based in London, England. In 2015, Browns was acquired by London online fashion company Farfetch to develop and test new retail and omni-channel strategies. She studied Economics before joining Vice Magazine in Milan. She’s obsessed with Lee Radziwill’s style and has adored fashion since she was knee high to a grasshopper. She loves to travelling, yoga, contemporary art and onle wears gold jewellery. Oh and she’s a self-confessed sneaker addict owning over 40 pairs!
Emmanuelle Brizay is co-owner of the Panoply company. This is a clothing rental company. It aims to alter the way women experience luxury fashion. Panoply’s digitalized wardrobe allows them to change their style to fit any and all occasion.
Professor, Brand Strategist
Sissi Johnson is a MBA Professor and the go-to Brand Strategist at the intersection of Fashion, Technology and Lifestyle. Dubbed “The Face of Fashion Tech” by Buzzfeed and one of the best Instagram to follow by ELLE magazine, she is the host and guest producer of LUISAVIAROMA annual Fashion & Technology Summit. With a strong focus on innovation and identity, Sissi’s expertise regularly takes her to international conferences and schools including DECODED, Oxford, New York University, Marangoni and POLIMODA where she graduated from with a MBA in Fashion Business.
International Fashion Academy, Director
The keyword that best defines Jean-Baptiste is “non-conformism”. During his tenure as Academic Director for Raffles Design Institute in Bangkok and Shanghai (Raffles Design Institute is part of Raffles Education Corporation – REC, the largest Private Education Provider in Asia Pacific) he oversaw the development of various undergraduate and professional training programs that have been rolled out in REC’s 33 campuses network. Since 2017 he works hand in hand with researchers, fashion consultants and institutional partners to build groundbreaking programs that are slated to redefine the way students apprehend New Technology, Sustainability and Gender Fluidity.
Business of Fashion, European Business Development Director
Christian Layolle is the European Business Development Director of The Business of Fashion (BoF), the leading resource for the global fashion industry. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in London, BoF today welcomes more than 1 million unique visitors per month and commands more than 4 million followers on social media. Having joined in 2013, Christian was one of the first team members at The Business of Fashion who helped pave the way to its global renown today. He spearheaded the development of BoF Careers in 2014 and today oversees its growth as it caters to over 300 partners worldwide. Throughout his career, he has often pioneered the basis for the first partnerships including European, American and global luxury brands, technology titans such as Google, and non-endemic partners in ways that add value for both BoF, the partner and most importantly, the fashion community. Today, the BoF team numbers more than 75 people in London, New York, and Shanghai, overseeing the BoF 500 (an annual list of the people shaping the global fashion industry), BoF Careers (the global marketplace for fashion talent), BoF Voices (an annual invitation-only event for fashion’s leading thinkers and innovators), BoF Professional (a members-only community), BoF China (a Chinese language edition), and BoF Education (fashion’s platform for online learning).
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