The Expert Network of the New York Fashion Tech Lab is comprised of investors, industry leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs who have successfully launched and scaled fashion technology or industry related companies.


They act as informal advisors for companies accepted into the New York Fashion Tech Lab, providing guidance on the broad range of issues addressed by entrepreneurs in this space. Lab advisors leverage both their expertise and network to provide connections, perspective, content and strategy. 

Jesse Allouf, Yoox.com

Jesse Allouf, Yoox.com

Cathie Black

Cathie Black

Joe Bierman, Grace Beauty Capital, LLC

Joe Bierman, Grace Beauty Capital, LLC

Ryan Bonifacino, CMO & SVP Digital

Ryan BonifacinoCMO & SVP Digital

Nina Boone, Aon

Nina Boone, Aon

Gary Bravard, Adore Me

Gary Bravard, Adore Me

Kenneth Bronfin, Hearst Ventures

Kenneth Bronfin, Hearst Ventures

Jose P Chan, Parsons School of Design

Jose P ChanParsons School of Design

Peter Corbett, iStrategyLabs

Peter Corbett, iStrategyLabs

Ryan M. Craver, Lamour Group

Ryan M. Craver, Lamour Group

Debra Danielson, CA Technologies

Debra Danielson, CA Technologies

Caroline Davidson Beanstalk Labs

Caroline Davidson
Beanstalk Labs

Julie DeLoca, DeLoca Retail Marketing

Julie DeLoca, DeLoca Retail Marketing

Sutian Dong, Female Founders Fund

Sutian DongFemale Founders Fund

Nisha Dua, BBG Ventures

Nisha Dua, BBG Ventures

Frank Fazzinga III, Grace Beauty Capital, LLC

Frank Fazzinga III, Grace Beauty Capital, LLC

J. Skyler Fernandes, Simon Venture Group 

J. Skyler Fernandes, Simon Venture Group 

Deborah Fine, Omnichannel Executive and CEO

Deborah Fine, Omnichannel Executive and CEO

Jodie Fox, ShoesofPrey.com

Jodie Fox, ShoesofPrey.com

Scott Friend, Bain Capital Ventures

Scott Friend, Bain Capital Ventures

David Goldberg, Corigin Ventures

David Goldberg, Corigin Ventures

Michelle Goldberg, Ignition  

Michelle Goldberg, Ignition
 

Maria Gotsch, Partnership Fund for New York City

Maria Gotsch, Partnership Fund for New York City

Kimberly Grabel, Marketing & Customer Experience Executive

Kimberly GrabelMarketing & Customer Experience Executive

Bob Greene, Contour Venture Partners  

Bob Greene, Contour Venture Partners
 

Stacie Henderson, The Communications Store

Stacie Henderson, The Communications Store

Jennifer Hyman, Rent the Runway

Jennifer Hyman, Rent the Runway

Kay Koplovitz, Springboard Growth Capital  

Kay Koplovitz, Springboard Growth Capital
 

Julie Larson-Green, Microsoft  

Julie Larson-GreenMicrosoft

 

David Levy, Amazon Web Services

David Levy, Amazon Web Services

Renee Lorton, White Rock Advisors

Renee Lorton, White Rock Advisors

William McClelland, Grace Beauty Capital, LLC

William McClellandGrace Beauty Capital, LLC

Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research

Sucharita Mulpuru-KodaliForrester Research

Tereza Nemessanyi, Microsoft  

Tereza NemessanyiMicrosoft
 

Paul Raffin, C-Suite Executive

Paul RaffinC-Suite Executive

Catherine Sadler, SADLER + BRAND  

Catherine Sadler, SADLER + BRAND
 

Shilpa Shenoy, Marketing & Digital Strategist

Shilpa Shenoy, Marketing & Digital Strategist

R. Adam Smith, Big Sky Partners LLC

R. Adam SmithBig Sky Partners LLC

Libby Tuttle, Retail Consultant

Libby Tuttle, Retail Consultant

Yolanda Wardowski, Avalon Net Worth Group

Yolanda Wardowski, Avalon Net Worth Group

Ellie Wheeler, Greycroft Partners  

Ellie Wheeler, Greycroft Partners
 

Chris Guenther, Hearst International  

Chris Guenther, Hearst International
 

Andrea Hippeau, Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Andrea Hippeau, Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Alyse Killeen, StillMark Co  

Alyse Killeen, StillMark Co
 

Lauri Kien Kotcher, Hello Products

Lauri Kien Kotcher, Hello Products

Ashley Larson, Revolution  

Ashley LarsonRevolution


 

Byron Ling, Primary Venture Partners

Byron Ling, Primary Venture Partners

Alexis Maybank, GILT  

Alexis Maybank, GILT
 

Andrew Mitchell, Brand Foundry Ventures

Andrew Mitchell, Brand Foundry Ventures

 Marty Nealon, Golden Seeds  

 Marty Nealon, Golden Seeds
 

Vanessa Alexandra Pestritto, Lattice Ventures  

Vanessa Alexandra Pestritto, Lattice Ventures
 

Tami Reiss, Cyrus Innovation  

Tami Reiss, Cyrus Innovation
 

Dee Salomon, MediaLink  

Dee Salomon,
MediaLink
 

Hana Ben-Shabat, A.T. Kearney

Hana Ben-Shabat, A.T. Kearney

Dalia Strum, FIT  

Dalia Strum, FIT
 

Ryan Wallace, NYFTLab  

Ryan Wallace, NYFTLab
 

Andrea Wasserman, Retail Consultant

Andrea Wasserman, Retail Consultant

Amy Rosen Wildstein, Springboard Growth Capital

Amy Rosen Wildstein, Springboard Growth Capital

Richard Harris, Intent Media  

Richard Harris, Intent Media
 

Ailene Lee Holderness, Marron Capital

Ailene Lee Holderness, Marron Capital

Sharon Klapka, Adore Me  

Sharon Klapka, Adore Me
 

Lauren Kucerak, Kucerak & Company

Lauren Kucerak, Kucerak & Company

Lawrence D. Lenihan, Jr., Resonance  

Lawrence D. Lenihan, Jr., Resonance

 

Aliza Licht, Leave Your Mark LLC

Aliza Licht, Leave Your Mark LLC

Kate McAndrew, Bolt  

Kate McAndrew, Bolt
 

Howard Morgan, First Round Capital

Howard Morgan, First Round Capital

Caryn Neary, Bene Rialto  

Caryn Neary, Bene Rialto
 

Mindy Posoff, Golden Seeds  

Mindy Posoff, Golden Seeds
 

Kevin Ryan,  Alley Corp  

Kevin Ryan,  Alley Corp
 

Catherine Saul, Retail Executive & Strategy Consultant

Catherine SaulRetail Executive & Strategy Consultant

Michelle Simmons, Runway Capital

Michelle Simmons, Runway Capital

Jana Trantow, BlueRun Ventures

Jana Trantow, BlueRun Ventures

Julie Wainwright, The Real Real

Julie Wainwright, The Real Real

Deborah Weinswig, Fung Global Retail & Technology

Deborah Weinswig, Fung Global Retail & Technology