CEO & Founder of Impactiva and Vaēso established in 2003 and 2018, respectively.
Impactiva and Vaēso service the apparel and footwear industry. Impactiva provides best-in-class quality control solutions and Vaēso is a digital manufacturing platform.
In 1999, Jose founded leatherXchange, a global marketplace for the world of hides and leather.
Jose has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.
Cristina has held positions as Finance Director at Impactiva since its founding in 2003.
Cristina was Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble Co. and Marketing Director of Perfumes Loewe, an LVMH subsidiary.
Cristina has an AB from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Regis Vogel has served since 1999 as an IT leader in the footwear and apparel B2B industrial enterprise SaaS space in positions such as CTO, Chief Architect, Head of Software Development and Chief R&D Officer.
Since 2009, he is Sr. Technology Director responsible for University of Michigan’s alumni direct donation platforms.
Vinay is a serial entrepreneur, having successfully founded and operated seven businesses in India, Germany and the US. He has over 25 years of operating experience in manufacturing, services and technology enterprises.
Vinay holds degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Boston University and was a member of the speech recognition team at MIT’s Research Lab of Electronics.
Bill has +38 years of experience developing strategic retail sourcing models that align with the need for increased speed to market.
In the 1990’s, Bill and his team made significant changes to a Canadian footwear factory successfully competing with lower cost China sourced production by building processes that more than quadrupled China’s productivity today.
Bill transformed Caleres’ 48 million pair footwear quality from +10% of defective units to < 2%.
Mamatha has over +20 years of experience in all areas of the software development process collaborating with product owners, operations & IT infrastructure teams.
She implemented Vendor Mgmt. for Sainsbury’s UK and was part of the team to Implement VoIP in New York.
Moreover, Mamatha developed Test Automation Solutions for Argus Health Systems, Kansas and worked on various other Retail Platforms & Structural Steel Domain Product implementations.
Continuous Improvement Engineer with 12 years of professional experience in Lean Six Sigma Implementation and Manufacturing Operational Excellence.
Shahab has successfully implemented over 150 Kaizen events & helped more than nine enterprises in Apparel, Footwear & IT Software throughout Asia & Africa improve their productivity, quality & efficiency.
Shahab holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Technology from Anna University as well as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Varsigma (2020) and a Crest Com certified Bullet Proof Manager.
Andriy has +20 years in building efficient teams and processes in Europe, India and South East Asia.
He worked for the largest Global FMCG companies British American Tobacco and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Andriy holds degrees in Chemical Technology & Engineering, Master’s degree in Biotechnology and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Amit has +16 years of experience transforming supply and demand chains, working with USD multi-billion groups like Aditya Birla Group and has experience in Apparel retail and manufacturing.
He has held GM and Leadership positions responsible for Global Sales, Operations, Support Services and P&L for multinational organizations.
Amit has a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors in Mechanical Engineering and a PGD-Technology from NIFT, New Delhi, India.
Since 2005, Sandeep has successfully managed customer care, learning and process analysis departments significantly impacting the level of performance of the hundred of team members under his tutelage.
Sandeep has a Diploma in Leather Technology, a Bachelor’s in Communications and post-graduate studies in Instructional Design.
Renaud has more than 18 years of experience in corporate finance working for multinationals as well as entrepreneurial companies. He has performed internal audits in +45 countries for BV and lived and led teams in France, UK, Singapore, Australia and China.
Mr. Clausse holds a Master in Accounting & Finance from the University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne and an EMBA from IE Business School in Madrid.