Sapna Shah, Red Giraffe

Sapna is an angel investor, start-up advisor, retail expert and entrepreneur. She is the principal of Red Giraffe Advisors, which makes seed investments in retail, fashion, and consumer start ups. Sapna Shah is an angel investor, start-up advisor, retail expert and entrepreneur. Through Red Giraffe Advisors, Sapna makes angel and early-stage seed investments in start-ups in the retail, fashion and …

Scott Grisanti, Lenox-Monmouth Advisors

Scott has served as an executive who has been instrumental in driving growth and profitability for enterprise technology companies for more than 25 years. Currently, Scott is Managing Partner of Lenox-Monmouth Advisors, which works with senior management and boards at emerging growth organizations to design and implement comprehensive go-to-market strategies that scale revenue and profit. Prior, he served as Chief …

Scott Lux, John Varvatos

He is currently the VP of Digital and Ecommerce at John Varvatos. Scott has experience in various aspects of ecommerce, digital strategy, marketing, and analytics from both the brand side and agency perspective. Scott began his digital career in Seattle as a VP of Online Product Development for Chase. From there he moved to the Global Digital Agency Possible. While …

Simon Collins, The House of Collins

Simon Collins is a creative seditionary, design thinker, speaker, writer, designer and advisor. Following a career as fashion designer then creative director for some of the world’s leading brands including Nike, Polo and Zegna he recently served 7 years as Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design where he successfully brought together creativity, communication, business and …

Shivika Sinha

Shivika Sinha is the Founder of The Veneka Group, a TEDx speaker, and according to Forbes, “a leader in CSR and marketing to the conscious consumer.” TVG is a consulting firm that transforms a business into a force for sustainability and humanitarian betterment. Shivika has led growth acceleration and marketing for brands like Alex and Ani, Oscar de la Renta …

Stephanie Siu Wai Kirtley

Stephanie Siu Wai Kirtley is the USA Director at leading fashion-tech business ORDRE.com, a luxury online wholesale platform that develops business between the world’s leading fashion designers and the most influential fashion retailers. She has experience managing luxury wholesale and retail both in the US and Europe working for houses such as Chris Gelinas in New York, Balenciaga in Paris and Harvey …

Sunaina Gill, Gill Capital

Sunaina is the director of Operations and Merchandising at Gill Capital. Gill Capital operates in six countries, with franchises from Swedish clothing chain H&M, U.S. chocolate maker Hershey‘s, Chicago‘s Garrett Popcorn Shops and other heavyweights. Sunnaina has run over 36 stores selling food, furniture, fashion and other items, and also five restaurants.

Susan Naci, 32 Laight Street Partners

Susan Naci works under Fred Poses, former CEO of American Standard, for 32 Laight Street Parners. Susan focuses primarily on cosmetics, fashion, and eCommerce, having most recently served as CEO for Glossybox US. Susan’s background in branding, business development, operations, and sales + marketing make her unique in today’s investment world, and she loves rolling up her sleeves with her …

Susanna Klein, Klein Perry

Susanna Klein is currently the principal at Klein Perry, which is a fashion consultancy specializing in sales, distribution, strategic planning, product training, merchandising, and business development in the luxury sector. Susanna Klein was the Vice President of Wholesale at Oscar de la Renta, 2012 – 2014, overseeing sales for Ready to Wear and Bridal. While at the house, there was …

Tad Shepperd

Tad is a proven entrepreneur, leader and executive at both start-ups and growth stage companies in the retail technology space. His focus areas have been revenue and market share growth; strategic product planning and operations process optimization. He is best known as the Co-founder and former CEO of ShopperTrak, the largest consumer and shopper behavior analytics company in the world …