New York Summit 2015
IAC, October 28-29
Push fashion + tech beyond to drive next-level innovation. Delivering powerful, personalised content + commerce & plugging into demand for instant gratification across social, mobile, in-store & ecommerce

Past Attendees Include

Yael Aflalo

Founder & CEO, Reformation

Yael Aflalo is the Founder and CEO of Reformation, a revolutionary lifestyle brand that utilizes sustainable fabrics and practices to create cool and feminine limited-edition collections.
Reformation offers stylish eco-conscious garments, proving that fashion and sustainability can co-exist beautifully.

Sean Rad

Founder & CEO, Tinder

Sean Rad, 29, is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tinder. Rad's passion for enhancing the way people communicate and connect was apparent from a young age, leading him to launch several successful business ventures all with that social mission. In 2005, Rad founded Orgoo, a unified communications platform for consumers. In 2009, Rad became Founder and President of, the largest celebrity endorsement platform for social media.

Sid Jatia

VP, Direct-To-Consumer, Digital, Under Armour

Sid is a business leader with 15 years of successful track record leading large organizations through a digital first sensibility. Currently, at Under Armour his team is focused on driving channel innovation, both in retail and e-commerce. Previously at Razorfish, he led several engagements involving omni-channel strategy, new models of merchandising, commerce optimization, and store activation.

Julie Wainwright

Founder & CEO, The RealReal

Julie Wainwright is transforming the luxury resale marketplace and buying habits of luxury shoppers through The RealReal, the premier online luxury consignment site. Julie was an e-commerce pioneer as CEO of in 1997 and in 1999. In 2014 she was named one of Tech Crunches "40 Over 40" Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and was recognized by The San Francisco Business Times as one of the most admired CEOs of the year.

Alan Tisch

Founder & CEO, Spring

Alan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Spring. Prior to Spring, Alan worked in Operations at Fab and in City Hall to make New York City more tech friendly, launching such initiatives as the NYC Big Apps Competition. In addition to his work in e-commerce and technology, Alan worked as a Global Investment Specialist at J.P. Morgan, and spent time at Allen & Co. a boutique investment bank.

Mike Grishaver

SVP Product, Etsy

Mike is Etsy’s SVP of Product, bringing over 15 years of product experience to Etsy’s product efforts.
Before Etsy, Mike was the Vice President of Product Management at Pandora, where he focused on creating an innovative, engaging mobile experience. During his tenure, Pandora’s mobile app was consistently one of the most downloaded music apps on both iOS and Android.

Orkun Atik

Co-Founder & CEO, Mona

Orkun is is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mona, a mobile commerce company with the goal of creating world’s most personal mobile retail shopping experience. Prior to founding Mona, Orkun was the product manager of recommendations and mobile payments at where he launched several e-commerce products used and loved by millions around the world.

Deborah Park

VP of Business Development, CLO Virtual Fashion

Deborah is the VP of Business Development at CLO Virtual Fashion. Start-up brands, as well as an

apprenticeship at a high-end garment factory, provided her with an unconventional but

comprehensive education to design for various brands, including Elie Tahari, Jason Wu for TSE, Joe

Fresh, and Ralph Lauren. Today, she utilizes her industry experience to oversee Product

Development and Customer Relationships at CLO.

Sarah Engel

VP of Client Services, RewardStyle

Sarah Engel is the VP of Client Relations at rewardStyle, where she manages the Retail and Publisher Development teams and is focused on leading strategy for scalable customer platforms and services. Prior to rewardStyle, Sarah leveraged her experience at to lead network partnerships and business development for early-stage companies in the marketing technology sector.

Jodie Fox

Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist, Shoes of Prey

Jodie is the Co-founder and Chief Evangelist at - the where women can design their own shoes. Started just 4 years ago, Shoes of Prey broke even at 2 months, hit multimillion dollar revenue in under 2 years and today is a global multimillion dollar enterprise. Jodie is also co-founder of - an online optical fashion store focussed on the Australian market.

Ben Cooper

Senior Manager, Research & Testing, Global Innovation Centre, VF Corporation

Ben is a passionate product and business developer driven by the need to find practical solutions to real world problems. He co-founded the "smart" infant monitoring start-up, Sensible Baby, which gained both national and international recognition for its approach to disrupting the juvenile products space.

Katrina Lake

Founder & CEO, Stitchfix

Inspired by the opportunity to create a truly personalized shopping experience by blending the best of
the brick and mortar retail experience with an innovative approach to data and technology, Katrina
founded Stitch Fix while she was a student at Harvard Business School.

Lauren Indvik


Lauren Sherman is’s editor at large. Lauren got her start as a lifestyle reporter at Forbes covering luxury goods and fashion and has since held executive positions at both Fashionista and She has also written for the Business of Fashion, Ad Age,, Women’s Health, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, In Style,, and, among others.