La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi in partnership with Bocconi Alumni Association New York, Mafed (Master in Fashion, Experience and Design Management) is pleased to invite you to:
The Essentials for Success in Fashion & Luxury in the 21st Century
Panel Discussion in Collaboration with MAFED Bocconi (Master in Fashion, Experience & Design Management) and La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi
Monday, September 28, from 6pm to 8pm
Location: The Union League Club
38 East 37th Street
New York, NY 10016
Tel.: (212) 685-3800
Dress code: jackets are required for gentlemen, no jeans allowed, and appropriate equivalent dress is required for women.
6:30pm panel discussion
"Cash Bar Refreshments"
Erica Corbellini, SDA Professor of Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management and Director Master in Fashion, Experience & Design Management. SDA Professor of Fashion and Prestige Management. Director of the Master in Fashion, Experience & Design Management (MAFED). She was visiting professor in many international Business Schools (China, Canada, Turkey, Colombia). She’s an expert of communication and digital strategies for fashion and luxury brands. She is co-author of “Managing fashion and luxury companies” ETAS, 2009. In 2014 she did a massive open online course on coursera platform “Managing Fashion and Luxury companies” that had more than 29,000 people enrolled.
Constance Klein is the Founder of SCOUT TALENT LLC, an international Executive Search firm specialized in Fashion, Lifestyle and Luxury brands. Armed with 20+ years living in Italy, Spain and UK working inside global image-driven brands with top industry leaders (Gucci, Tods, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Stella McCartney), she leads a team of industry professionals that conducts international and US-based talent search projects across all business functions for entrepreneurial businesses and establish global brands. Constance is a student of motivation and leadership; her interest in human potential is unbounded. As an Advisor and IPEC-trained professional coach, she works with people from all walks of life and at all stages of their professional development to help them gain the clarity and confidence necessary to move towards ‘what’s next’ in their lives and careers.
Paolo Riva, CEO of Diane von Furstenberg Studio LLC. Mr. Riva oversees all divisions of the global lifestyle luxury brand founded by Ms. von Furstenberg in 1972. An innovative brand strategist with a passion for luxury product and customer experience, Mr. Riva joined DVF in 2015 and has extensive experience in finance, global merchandising, marketing, and product development for such storied brands as Valentino and Salvatore Ferragamo. Mr. Riva, who most recently served as Vice President Apparel and Visual Merchandising for Tory Burch LLC, was born and raised in Italy, where he received his MAFED MBA from SDA Bocconi in Milan. He lives in New York City.
Michele Pesce, Vice President, Strategy & Analytics Luxottica Wholesale North America. After obtaining a Degree in Business Administration at Bocconi University in Milan, Michele dedicated the first 10 years of his professional career to management consulting and became a partner of Value lab in 2009, in 2011 he moved to New York to join Luxottica and become a member of the Executive team reporting to the President of Luxottica NA, Holly Rush. Married with Marta, he is a passionate skier and runner.
Cristiano Quieti, CEO John Varvatos. Cristiano Quieti has joined John Varvatos in 2013 as Global President & CEO partnering with the funder to establish the Brand as one of the leader in the menswear designer arena in North America and start global expansion. An executive passionate about nurturing and developing premium and luxury consumer Brands, Mr. Quieti has spent, prior to John Varvatos, 18 years with the Only The Brave Group managing Diesel, Martin Margiela and Dsquared in different roles and geographies developing unique ability to lead branded consumer business and extensive knowledge of the North Americas, Asias and European markets. Mr. Quieti lives in NYC.
Enjoy conversation and light refreshments. The event is open to Bocconi Alumni and to ALL the Friends of Bocconi as well to the La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi Community.