Rinaldo Rinaldi is associate professor at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Florence. He teaches "Supply Chain Management", "Industrial Production Management" and "Product Development" His areas of research and interest concern the sizing of logistics systems, production control programming, process optimization, green supply chain management. Rinaldo Rinaldi is also a member of numerous research instructions. To date, author of over 50 articles in international journals and conferences, supervisor of numerous degree theses on management, logistics and industrial issues. He is the founder and scientific manager of the laboratory "LogisLab - Laboratory for the management of logistics processes and the development of intelligence systems" where he carries out research on numerous issues related in particular to the needs of companies that concern the fashion system. With the LogisLab laboratory he is also the organizer and the manager of the annual IT4Fashion conference.
Niccolò Cipriani, combines in his work the background in cooperation and sustainable development with the family tradition, lived in the Prato textile sector. Always moved by interests such as internationalization, he sets off for Vietnam to explore issues related to social entrepreneurship, microcredit and professional training. Realizing that the clothes marketed in the West, if unsold, would end up in landfills or incinerators, he decided to give a second life to those garments that people no longer wear. So in 2017 Rifò was born, a project that produces high quality garments and accessories, made with 100% textile fibers regenerated from wool, cashmere and also from denim, in new yarns with which to create soft and soft 0 km ethical products.
He is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of IT organization infrastructure. He oversees technical and digital projects, including e-commerce platform, omnichannel processes in alignment with organizational goals. He is directing the effective delivery of new stores openings, networks, developments, and disaster recovery systems. He works closely to information engineers to find solutions to manage business activities, leading efforts to continuously improve processes.
Lorenzo Cogliati was born in Milan in 1970 and graduated in Computer Science from the State University of Milan. After an initial work experience in the Information Solutions sector for companies in the Insurance and Banking sector, he continued his professional experience in manufacturing by joining Rockwell Automation. He initially held the role of Technical Lead and then became Head of Information Solutions Services for the Italian Region since 2012. In recent years he has studied and developed projects for Digital Transformation, with a particular focus on MES, IOT and Augmented Reality solutions.
Santo Lombardo, holds the role of Consultant Executive Fashion & Retail for Dedagroup Stealth. He developed and consolidated his professional experience working for the most important luxury brands. It accompanies fashion companies in their delicate phase of business transformation and implementation of the Stealth ® platform
Claudio Marenzi, born in '62, is President and CEO of Herno Spa. He recently celebrated 70 years of the family business founded in 1948, projecting it into an international dimension. Appointed CEO in 2007 and President in 2011, he has always based his work on the strong roots in the territory, the maintenance of creative and productive control and the pursuit of functionality beyond aesthetics. Today Herno is a well-recognized brand in the luxury world and continuously growing: turnover in 2019 exceeded 130 million euros, with an export share of 70% of the total turnover. Always convinced of the need to create a system and protect the value of the Italian supply chain, Claudio Marenzi held the role of President of Sistema Moda Italia from 2013 to 2018 and from 2017 he is President of PITTI Immagine. At the same time, in March 2017, he was appointed President of Confindustria Moda, a confindustria association created in the same year and strongly desired by Marenzi in order to strengthen, promote and protect the excellence of the Italian fashion, textile and accessory sector on global markets. In 2016 he was awarded the honor of Cavaliere del Lavoro by the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, and in 2018 he received the Leonardo "Quality Italy" Award which includes over 580,000 employees and 67,000 companies.
Logistics Director Ducati motor Responsible of inbound, outbound, bill of materials, production planning and after sales logistics. KPI logistics monitoring of Ducati plants: Bologna, Rayong (THAI) and Manaus (BRA) as cost, productivity, service level, product availability. Strategically planning and managing logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services Directing, optimizing and coordinating full order cycle
Sustainability expert with specialization in management systems for the reduction of chemical risk. With a solid background in the field of organizational engineering and business process management, Francesca Rulli is a founding partner and general manager of the consultancy company called Process Factory. In 2013, he created 4sustainability, the first Italian line of services dedicated to the sustainable development of businesses. Francesca Rulli is an accredited consultant and trainer of ZDHC - Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals, the most important international association of brands and companies in the fashion supply chain committed to reducing chemicals in production processes.
Mark Harrop is a fashion technology industry figurehead, with over 4 decades’ experience in designing, selecting and implementing a broad range of digital solutions, including CAD/CAM, PDM, CPM, PLM & Extended PLM solutions. Today, Mark is considered a trusted advisor to many of the world’s leading retailers, brands and manufacturers. Leveraging his and his team's expertise in the field of digital fashion and the brand recognition of WhichPLM, Mark and his team deliver exhaustively researched and expertly informed online education to today’s retail technology professionals. Mark uses best practice, scientific maturity measurements to deliver measurable results to his clients. Specialising in a range of processes including: A.I. & M.L., Merchandise & Assortment Planning (Financial & Graphical), Trend & Creative Design, 2D & 3D, Product Development, Costing, Sourcing, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), Supply Chain Collaboration, Internet Of Things, Digital Printing, Digital Dyeing, Blockchain, Augmented Reality, Virtual Twins, and more emerging technologies.
Alessandro Magnino is Head of Marketing Corporate & Public Sector of Vodafone Business with the responsibility of defining the offer and the Go-To-Market for services and solutions dedicated to large companies and the public administration. He joined the company in 2012 and has held roles in Marketing, Pre-Sales and Sales in the Vodafone Business Department. Before joining Vodafone, he worked for Nokia and as a consultant for the Value Partners Group.
Experienced Sales Consultant in the Business Analytics & Big Data area. 15+ years’ experience in the Data Analytics space, including Business Intelligence, Data Visualization, Big Data, Internet of Things and Enterprise Performance Management. Expert of cloud/on-premise Analytics solutions and architectures and their integration into customer environments. Focus on presales activities, usually for prospects/customers but also during seminars or marketing events. Sometimes involved in post-sales activities/projects.
For 12 years I followed the development and ERP projects for apparel & textile for production companies. Then I had the opportunity to see what happened to the garments, so I approached the retail world: the first experiences were with Cegid as PM on customers such as Furla, Swatch Group, ASICS, Optissimo, Gant, Erbolario, Lovable, Givenchy ... but after a total of 20 years in consultancy, I wanted to understand the processes from the customers’ side. My latest experiences have been as IT Retail Manager first in Percassi Group then in Paul & Shark and today in Herno as IT Brand Manager in support of the CIO, Iemmi Stella.
Luca Sburlati, Turin, 49 years old, married with two daughters, graduated in international political science from the University of Turin and obtained an MBA executive in Bocconi Milan. Since 2012 in Pattern / Roscini of which he is CEO he has contributed in recent years to making this company a leader in the design and production of men's and women's fashion show garments for the most important international luxury brands. All through a process of organic growth and acquisitions of competing companies as well as participation in the Elite program of Borsa Italiana and the subsequent listing of Pattern SpA on the AIM segment in July 2019. The company also owns the outerwear brand "Esemplare" commercial on issues of sustainability and the circular economy. Pattern finally announced in December 2019 the acquisition of the victim of the Emilian knitwear factory SMT, leader in the luxury knitwear sector. Luca previously worked in the Azimut-Benetti group as CEO of the Atlantis brand and previously had a career in HR / Organization in some important international companies including Arvin Meritor, International Rectifier, Fila of which he was Director of Human Resources. His belief is to mix design, technology and sustainability with data manufacturing with extraordinary Italian craftsmanship skills. A technological craftsman.
Venetian, born in 1981, Marco begins his career in the agency (WPP) where he deals with communication and brand strategy. After the consultancy experience, in 2011 he joined Diesel with the role of Global Head of Digital and Content Marketing and launched the first digital transformation plan for the famous Denim brand. In 2017 he joined the Kering group with the role of Global Marketing and E-commerce Director Dodo while from November 2019 he is CMO of Hyphen-Group. Since 2018 he is also a professor of Advertising and New Media at the University of Udine.
Currently Head of Innovation and Industry Business Solutions in Oracle, formerly Senior Manager within Accenture’s Digital Analytics practice with Sales and Delivery responsibilities. Trusted advisor to CxOs and IT executive teams of global Financial Services, Communications, Commercial Industry and Public Sector. Deep experience in Analytics, Big Data, Data Warehouse, Data Integration, Reporting, Data Governance and Master Data Management, fully acquired in large scope Italian and International System Integration and Application Outsourcing projects. Strong focus on innovation and new technologies: Cloud Solutions, Blockchain, IoT and and Industry 4.0, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Extensive international exposure including emerging markets (Russia, Eastern Europe, Turkey). Industry experience: Manufacturing, Financial Services, Telecommunications & Media, Utilities