Deborah Weinswig is the CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, a provider of research and advisory services to retailers and investors. Coresight Research specializes in disruptive technologies reshaping today’s retail landscape and has a global presence spanning the US, Europe and Asia, including deep expertise in the China market. From 2014 to early 2018, Weinswig served as the founding Managing Director of Fung Global Retail and Technology (FGRT), the think tank for Fung Group. Previously, Weinswig was Managing Director and Head of the Global Staples & Consumer Discretionary team at Citi Research.
Weinswig was ranked #1 Analyst by Institutional Investor for 10 years in a row. She was named one of the Top 50 Retail Influencers by Vend in both 2016 and 2017 and received the Asia Retail Congress Retail Leadership Award in 2016. She was recognized by LinkedIn as a top Voice in Retail in 2017 and 2018.
Weinswig serves on the board of directors for Goodwill Industries New York/New Jersey, GUESS?, Inc., Kiabi, Street Soccer USA and Xcel Brands, Inc. She is on the advisory board of the World Retail Congress and Retail Analytics Council. She advises companies such as EnterWorks, Fashwire, Nanopay, RetailNext, Rubin Singer, Smartzer and Trivver. She mentors through several accelerators, including Alchemist Accelerator, The Cage (powered by The Lane Crawford Joyce Group), Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, Grand Central Tech, New York Fashion Tech Lab, Plug and Play, Revtech Ventures, Techstars, TrueStart (UK) and XRC Labs.
Weinswig is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.