Céline Semaan, 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. An MIT Media Lab Director’s Fellow, she focuses on new material and influencing customer culture.
Colin Vernon, Co-founder & Partner.
Entrepreneur with a long history in building organizations in disciplines as varied as hardware and software engineering, real estate, and multimedia and music production. He has been an executive at Medium, littleBits Electronics and Hello Alfred, and his own agency counted clients from Microsoft & Fedex to Techcrunch to Beyoncé.
Head of Commerce at Braintree, CTO for Barack Obama's 2012 campaign
Orsola de Castro
Founder and Creative Director, Fashion Revolution
Journalist and Video Director, formerly Vogue Digital
MIT Media Lab Professor, Architect and Designer, head of the Mediated Matter research group
Stylist, Author and Editor, co-host What Not to Wear
Pioneer luxury and fashion entrepreneur
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