2017 Executive Conference Presentations
Mary Kelly, PH.D.
CEO, Productive Leaders
Mary Kelly is an internationally renowned author and keynote speaker on leadership, productivity, and business growth.
Executive Director, NCTO
NCTO (National Council of Textile Organizations) represents manufacturers from every major sector of the US textile industry, including fiber, yarn, fabric, home furnishings, and vertically integrated apparel producers.
Dean, College of Textiles
NC State University
As Dean of the College of Textiles, Hinks is proud and privileged to lead the College’s more than 130 faculty and staff who mentor approximately 1,000 undergraduates, 200 graduate students, and upwards of 160 contracts with industry partners and eight government agencies totaling more than $14 million.
Deputy General Director, IMCO
Manuel Molano has been Deputy General Manager of IMCO (Méxican Institute for Competitiveness) for nearly a decade. IMCO is a non-profit and non-profit research center that researches and acts on the basis of evidence to solve the most important challenges in Mexico.
Marcelo is a Principal at BCG (Boston Consulting Group) in the Philadelphia Office. He is a member of the Consumer & Retail and Operations Practices with expertise in supply chain management, process improvement and end-to-end transformations, especially for the apparel and accessories sector.
Sundaresan Jayaraman, PH.D.
Professor, Georgia Tech
School of Materials Science & Engineering
Jayaraman is Kolon Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering with a joint appointment in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also the Founding Director of the Kolon Center for Lifestyle Innovation at Georgia Tech.
Steven Frumkin is the Dean of the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology, at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology), New York City. His responsibilities include the leadership of ten associate and baccalaureate degree programs within the Baker School of Business and Technology with over 4500 students.