Ishwari Thopte/ Fashion-tech Advisor
Named as one of the ‘25 Forward Thinkers Defining the Future of Fashion’ in 2017 by FashNerd, Ishwari manages the fashion tech programs and events at Centre for Fashion Enterprise (CFE), London's pioneering fashion business incubator. In her 8 year long career at CFE, she has held four different positions and as the Fashion Tech Manager, she has mentored and advised over 50 fashion tech businesses across UK, Europe and the USA, and hosted more than 12 fashion tech meetups. Ishwari is also a published research author, frequent conference speaker, experienced panel moderator and has contributed to various publications including Vogue Germany. She also sits on the advisory board of IFAB, a Melbourne based international fashion advisory and the contemporary Portuguese shoe brand INLU.