Liz is a global expert in the intersection of fashion and technology and has been a driving force for innovation for both industries via brokering partnerships, product development, educational content and engaging B2C and B2B activations.
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 meant to be a place to supercharge a brand's strategy with the newest ideas in ecommerce, in-store, mobile, wearables and social. These were produced with top industry partners including the CFDA, the BFC, IMG, Conde Nast and Pitti Immagine.
Under her guidance, Decoded Fashion also hosted networking events, hackathons and pop-up summits in 12 countries, in addition to running a Fashion Tech House at South by Southwest. In 2014, Decoded Fashion was acquired by Stylus Media Group, a trends research and advisory firm based in London. Liz has left Decoded Fashion in March 2016.
In January 2016, Liz joined WIRED Editor-in-Chief David Rowan to launch FLOW Journeys, an invitation-only adventure series bringing extraordinary people to the world's most stunning locations.
Aside from serial entrepreneur, angel investor and advisor, Liz is an experienced producer and print journalist, with 10 years in journalism, and an Emmy-nomination as a network TV producer at CBS News. Her work has been featured on WIRED UK, Techcrunch, CBS News and NBC News. Liz is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.
Vanessa Grellet is a Global Executive with over 15 years of expertise in the Financial Services industry and Impact Investing. Prior to Joining ConsenSys she was the CEO of IIH an innovative Wealth Management firm, a key member of PwC’s global wealth management team and served as a corporate strategy executive for the NYSE focusing on M&A. She chairs the Nexus Working Group on Impact Investing, dedicated to educating, empowering, and connecting Next-Gen impact investors, philanthropists, and social entrepreneurs.
Vanessa is an Advisory Board member of Cornerstone Capital, an ESG asset manager; sits on the Advisory Board of The Resolution Project, which is dedicated to activating young leaders through social entrepreneurship; and she is a Partner at Acumen Fund, which is focused on impact investing.
She is a Milken Institute Young Leader and a Young Leader Board member of the Off the Record lectures series (OTR) affiliated with the Foreign Policy Association. She graduated Cum Laude from Law School (Paris II Assas) and Business School (HEC).
Hannah Phang is a strategic designer with a passion for sustainability and social good. Her background is in building communication and sustainability strategies for start-ups, large businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Hannah has a particular passion and focus on bringing sustainability and ethics to the fashion industry, and has consulted for companies such as Chanel, H&M, and Zady. She holds a BBA from Parsons the New School for Design in Strategic Design and Management and a MFA from the School of Visual Arts in Design for Social Innovation. Hannah co-founded the conscious innovation lab, Of Course Global based in New York. Currently, Hannah is the Marketing & Advocacy Manager for Futerra, a change agency that is on a mission to make sustainability so desirable it becomes normal.