Robert Stec, Strategic Consulting Services

Robert Stec has 37+ years of senior leadership in consumer goods categories. He specializes in apparel and home fashions. He’s worked in start-ups, corporate structures, and workout/turn around environments. Robert has delivered strong vision, brand positioning and strategies as well as comprehensive organizational planning. His strongest skill is finding white space opportunities and building a brand/product position around that space.

Samir Sheth, Spotlight Fund

Samir Sheth is currently partner of Spotlight Fund, a unique venture fund which helps consumer startups finance media and advertising buys. Previously he was Vice President of Digital Development and Partnerships at Bertelsmann, Senior Director of Digital and Corporate Strategy at Sony Music, and a consultant at McKinsey and Co.

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 …