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,

Jesse Allouf,

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 ,

Jodie Fox,

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 Nemessany  i  ,   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 Kotch  er  ,   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,

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,   F  ung Global Retail & Technology

Deborah Weinswig, Fung Global Retail & Technology