London Summit 2017
The IET: Savoy Place, May 16-17

Hear From The
Industry's
Innovators

Andrea Trocino

Head of Mobile, ASOS

Andrea is the Head of Mobile for ASOS where over the last 4 years has built and led the business Mobile strategy and development department. His extreme passion for customer experience and technology is the main and constant driver throughout his career which has always been laser focused on how e-commerce businesses can create best-in-class experiences on mobile.

Jessica Michault

Fashion Journalist,

For twenty years she has covered everything in the world of fashion, from the red carpets of Hollywood to the Haute Couture collections in the City of Light. Most notably, Jessica was the Online Style Editor of The International Herald Tribune, and worked for 16 years alongside one of the leading experts and most respected journalist in the field, Suzy Menkes.

Rina Hansen

Marketing & Omnichannel Director, By Malene Birger

Rina Hansen is Marketing & Omnichannel Director at By Malene Birger, where she is spearheading the omnichannel marketing and retail transformation. Prior to By Malene Birger, she worked in global sales and marketing executive positions for brands like Burberry, Anne Klein and MCM.

Rachel Bale

VP, Global Merchant Development, Mastercard

Rachel works at Mastercard in the Global Merchant Development team to partner with leading retailers to optimize their digital propositions which drive customer engagement, insights and sales. She is currently focused on combining the innovation of early-stage companies with Mastercard assets to deliver rich consumer propositions.

Brian Kennedy

Director of Operations, Ministry of Supply

Brian Kennedy is Director of Operations at Ministry of Supply, a clothing brand inventing a new category: Performance Professional. The company was founded in 2012 with the mission of incorporating fundamental engineering principles into clothing staples, ultimately building a wardrobe that fits an evolving modern lifestyle.

Kate Blythe

Global Content Director, MATCHESFASHION.com

Kate Blythe is the Global Content Director at MATCHESFASHION.COM. Kate previously worked at Elle Magazine and as Editor at Net-a-Porter.com before moving to MATCHESFASHION.COM four years ago. She oversees all womenswear and menswear content across all platforms including digital, print, social, video, email and creative.

Will Hayward

CEO, JOE Media

Will is Chief Executive Officer at JOE Media, where he is responsible for leading the company’s two UK offices, in London and Manchester, and oversees all aspects of the business from editorial and commercial to business operations.

Prior to joining JOE Media, Will was Chief Commercial Officer at Dazed Group, where he also sat on the board of Directors.

Linnéa Funk

Independent Influencer ,

Linnéa Funk is a Danish fashion influencer & freelance SoMe consultant for upcoming brands. In only a few years, she has grown a loyal audience by micro-blogging on Instagram, and during this time she has worked with some of the largest fashion and beauty brands in Scandinavia. With a background in Media Studies & journalism, Linnéa has an in-depth knowledge of the social mechanisms of media from both a consumer's & a creator's perspective.

Rachel Arthur

Founder & Editor, Fashion & Mash

Rachel Arthur is an award-winning business journalist specialising in fashion and technology. She contributes to titles including Forbes, Wired, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Business of Fashion. She is also the founder of tech-focused news site FashionandMash.com and the vision behind the global #FashMash community.

Katie Baron

Head of Retail, Stylus Media Group

Formerly a fashion producer, Katie is an author, journalist, trends forecaster and creative content consultant.

Thanks to a series of key roles within a host of thought-leading creative businesses including Liberty, Harpers Bazaar UK magazine & integrated creative agency Yellowdoor, Katie has been in the rare position of being the brand, the brand agency and now a brand strategist.

Kim Boutin

Art Director, OKGrl, Founder, DVTK

In 2015 Kim has teamed up with 3D designer David Broner to set up DVTK, a forward thinking creative studio based in London. Their mission is to help brands break the internet boredom and delight their customers with surprising digital experiences. DVTK is here to make the internet a happy place for people.

Mirko Weiss

Director, Sales & Store Operations, YUN

Mirko Weiss has more than than 20 years in optical business (B2B and B2C) including lens manufacturing, sales/customer care and eye exams and stationary optical stores. He has several years of experience of store managing in traditional optical stores and optical chains in Germany and is experienced in lens manufacturing. Mirko has gained experience of how to combine online and offline business and joined YUN in 2015.

Walter Faulstroh

CEO & Co-Founder, HUM Nutrition

Walter Faulstroh is a series health & wellness entrepreneur who is passionate about the intersection of beauty, wellness and technology. His latest venture HUM Nutrition is an LA based beauty nutrition company that connects consumers with a free personal nutritionist and scientifically researched supplements that help them achieve their health & beauty goals.

Elin Larsson

Sustainability Director, Fillipa K

Elin has been working for Filippa K since 1996, to begin with as Sales coordinator, then Project leader, Sales Support manager, Logistic manager and Supply chain director.
Elin Larsson has now been a part of the management team for Filippa K for eight years and worked a lot with developing and implementing overall strategies for the company.

Whitney Bromberg-Hawkins

Co-Founder & CEO, FLOWERBX

Whitney Bromberg Hawkings is a Co-Founder and CEO of FLOWERBX. She recently resigned from her position as SVP of Communications of TOM FORD (after 18 years) to dedicate herself fulltime to her role at FLOWERBX, where her duties include developing the business, acquiring customers and preparing the company for imminent rapid growth across Europe.

Alex Weller

Marketing Director, Europe, Patagonia

Patagonia is a radical eco-innovation company making high-quality outdoor clothing for climbers, skiers, surfers and fly fishers. In his two years as European Marketing Director, Alex has focussed on building and mobilising highly engaged communities around the company’s 25 year old mission statement: Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.

Guillaume Philibert

Creative Director & Founder , Filling Pieces

Guillaume Philibert, founder and creative director of Amsterdam based footwear brand Filling Pieces. At age 19

- while studying architecture - Guillaume created his first sneaker to bridge this gap between high end fashion

and street wear merging hand crafted, superior materials and techniques in innovative, contemporary footwear.