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Liz Bacelar

Friday, September 27, 9:00am – 10:00am
Breakout Session: Being Black in the Tech Industry – Sponsored by FCA, Lockheed Martin and Microsoft

Liz is a serial-entrepreneur, prolific speaker at the forefront of fashion and technology, and co-host of leading podcast called “Innovators”. Liz is credited with powering the evolution of  “fashion and tech” into a B2B industry and today is the founder of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion, luxury and retail. In 2011, she created Decoded Fashion, the top global event series connecting decision-makers in Fashion and Retail to new technologies. The summits in NYC, London, Milan and Tokyo were a place to supercharge a brand’s strategy with the newest ideas in ecommerce, in-store, mobile, wearables and social. In 2014 Decoded was sold to Stylus Media. Aside from her ventures, Liz is an angel investor and advisor, and an experienced producer and print journalist, with 10 years in journalism, and an Emmy-nomination as a network TV producer CBS News. Her work has been featured in WIRED UK, Techcrunch, CBS News + NBC News.