Céline Semaan, CEO, Founder & Creative Director.
Founder of Slow Factory, she has pioneered new materials and has coined the term “fashion activism”, i.e. using fashion as a medium for social change. Her work has been seen on CNN, Forbes, The New York Times and Vogue. Her background is in user-experience design, information architecture and multi-media art. MIT Media Lab Director’s Fellow, she focusses on new material and influencing customer culture.
Colin Vernon, CTO & Co-founder.
He has built and ran the Software team at littlebits Electronics, known for his astounding work on the CloudBit: democratizing the internet of things, he works at the intersection of tech, hardware and design. His latest position as VP Engineering of Medium has led him to focus on digital platforms, acquisition of software services, solidifying digital platforms to support massive growth.
Pioneer luxury and fashion entrepreneur
Head of Commerce at Braintree, CTO for Barack Obama's 2012 campaign
Entrepreneur and investor, Honeycomb Portfolio
Orsola de Castro
Founder and Creative Director, Fashion Revolution
MIT Media Lab Professor, Architect and Designer, head of the Mediated Matter research group
Stylist, Author and Editor, co-host What Not to Wear
Founder, Sourcemap, the leading supply chain mapping software company
Dr. Amanda Parkes
New Materials expert and MIT Media Lab alum
Stylist, Editor at Large Paper Magazine
Curator, Researcher, Fashion Consultant
Directing executive leadership and strategy in fashion, arts, design and photography
Fashion + social impact entrepreneur, Executive Producer SDG Media Zone
Fashion eCommerce Executive, Advisor