Fashion, Technology & Wine

A joint initiative by Infor and Fortude

The highly anticipated 6th edition of our Fashion, Technology & Wine series will bring together top fashion industry leaders to explore and dissect the latest trends, innovations, and strategies reshaping the fashion industry today.

Hear from and network with key fashion industry leaders: Steve Madden, HH Brown, Burton and Alfred Dunner, and more.

Sixth edition event details

18 July 2024

5.00 PM – 7.00 PM EDT

Infor HQ – Rooftop,
New York

What sets this edition apart

  • Focus on Emerging Trends: Highlighting the latest and most impactful trends in fashion technology, including AI, demand forecasting intelligence, and digital transformation.
     
  • Collaborative Panels & Keynote: Brings together prominent fashion industry leaders and innovators who bring fresh perspectives and cutting-edge insights.

  • Expanded Networking Opportunities: Connect with a broader range of professionals and leaders from different sectors of the fashion industry.

Speakers

Sandeep Anand
Senior Director – AI/ML Engineering – Infor

Travis Hatmaker
SVP, Global Industry & Solution Strategy – Infor

OZ Saar
CIO – Steve Madden

Peter Hurvitz
VP & CIO – HH Brown

Kyle Wierenga
CIO – Burton

David Elfring
 CIO – Alfred Dunner

Robert McKee
CSO – Fortude

Jack Gazzola
Senior Client Executive – Infor

Ana Freidlander
Industry Solution & Strategy Director for Fashion & Retail – Infor

Jonathan Kish
VP, Sales & Operations – Orderful

Highlights from our previous editions

Fifth edition of the Fashion, Tech and Wine event series

At our most recent edition held in New York, our audience had an opportunity to engage with speakers from the fashion and technology industry.

Diving into the world of Cloud with Ole

Our Keynote speaker, Ole, discussed why fashion brands must embrace the operational flexibility, innovation & automation that the Cloud delivers.

Speaker:
Ole Rasmussen,
Global VP Product Management and Development from Infor

Conversations with CIOs and CTOs from the industry

We were joined by leading CIOs and CTOs from Steve Madden, Infor and Fortude who explored leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to boost business efficiency and gain a competitive advantage in the fashion industry.

Supply chain discussions:
Chaos to Control: Best in Class Supply Chain Visibility

Speakers:
Oz Saar, CIO – Steve Madden
Robert McKee, CSO – Fortude
Richard Mendis, CMO – Fortude
Ana Friedlander, Industry Solution & Strategy Director – Infor

Highlights from our previous editions

Fourth edition of the Fashion, Tech and Wine event series

At our third edition held recently in New York, our audience had an opportunity to engage with speakers from key fashion brands including APP Group, Infor and Infor Nexus.

Customer spotlight

The discussions centered around how technology can eliminate inefficiencies and deliver results across your supply chain whilst driving ERP transformation.

Customer conversation in-detail:
Driving transformation with Technology 

Speakers:
Katia Berlin,
VP Strategy & Business Transformation, APP Group (Parent company of the Mackage and SOIA & KYO brands)

Ana Friedlander
Director Industry & Strategy Fashion & Retail, Infor

Fast-tracking fashion supply chains

The Keynote discussed the technologies that are helping fashion businesses create greater visibility across the board and make sustainable choices.

Supply chain discussions:
Chaos to Control: Best in Class Supply Chain Visibility

Speakers:
Andrew Dalziel, 
VP Industry & Solution Strategy, Fashion & Retail, Infor

Fast-tracking fashion supply chains

We dove into the intricacies of fashion supply chains, addressing the unique challenges, innovations, and strategies that are essential for business success.

Supply chain discussions:
Chaos to Control: Best in Class Supply Chain Visibility

Speakers:
Heidi Benko,
VP Product Management at Infor Nexus

Impact through fashion technology
From science fiction to business reality: Making AI work for your fashion supplier to retail business
Weaving a new future for
fashion with technology