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Coresight Mentors

Innovator Advisory Board

We establish direct contact with innovators and our mentors, which includes industry experts in retail and technology, serial entrepreneurs, and investors who leverage their diverse experience to help coach and guide companies.

Andrew Barrett
CEO, Bci Securities

Gang Lu
Founder & CEO, TechNode

Ian McGarrgile
Founder & Chairman, World Retail Congress

Kris Miller
SVP, Chief Strategy Officer, eBay

Lisa Myers
Partner, Buyout Fund, L Catterton

Michele Leung
Managing Director, Fung Omni

Dr. Hui Cheng
Head of JDX Silicon Valley Research Center,

Peter Sharp
President, Taubman Asia

Richard Kelly
Chief Catalyst, Fung Academy

Robert D'Loren
Chairman, CEO, Xcel Brands

Robert Locke
SVP, Corporate Development , Johnson Controls Open Innovation

Robert Sinclair
President, Global Brands Group

Souheil Badran
EVP & Chief Innovation Officer, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures

Steve Richter
Angel Investor , Nomadic Consumer

Todd Benson
Managing Partner, CEO, Herington LLC

Vanessa Liu
Vice President, SAP.iO Foundries North America

Victor M Azrak
Principal, Maguire Capital Group

Vincent Djen
Co-Founder, FashionEx Shanghai

Yael Cosset
Chief Digital Officer, Kroger

Scott Friend
Managing Partner , BainCapital Ventures

Keval Desai
Partner, InterWest Partners

Albert Vita
Director, Store Strategy, Insights & Visual Merchandising, Home Depot

Bowen Zhao
VP, AI Platform & Research,

Aerin Lim
SVP, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)

Shelley Bransten
Corporate Vice President, Global Retail & Consumer Goods, Microsoft

Olivier Menard
COO & CFO, Greater China, Decathlon

Meredith Darnall
SVP, Business Intelligence & Strategy, Brookfield Properties

Sean Coxall
President, Supply Chain Solutions, Li & Fung

Margaret Josephs
Founder, CEO, Powerhouse in Pigtails

Stacy Berns
President, CEO, Berns Communications Group

Donald Kingsborough
Director & Advisor, OneMarket Limited

Janie Yu
Partner, Fung Capital

Michael Rempell
EVP, COO, American Eagle

Alan Chartash
Chief Strategy Officer, Global Brands Group

Noah Herschman
Online & Offline Retail Innovation Leader, Microsoft

Tom Tarica
President, Private Brands Footwear, Global Brands Group

Randi Nolan
EVP Global Transformation, Global Brands Group

Haoyu Shen
Partner, Hillhouse

Candice Niu
Executive Director, China General Chamber of Commerce

Seth Bernstein
CEO, SMB Capital

Victor Herrero
Board Member, Chairman of the Sustainability Committee, Global Fashion Group

David Jaffe
Chairman, CEO, Ascena Retail Group

Alexander Gourlay
EVP, President of Customer Experience & Daily Living, Walgreens

Lisa Feng
CFO, ACEA Therapeutics

Joe McMann
Principal, JTM324 Strategic Advisors

Ravi Shankavaram
VP of IT (Global), New Balance

Juan Penagos
CEO of ITFAS (Kiabi), Kiabi

Lori Garfinkel
EVP, LF Americas, Li & Fung

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