Stephanie Horton and Stacie Henderson have each worked for Global Brands in Fashion and Technology for almost two decades. They are committed to increasing the number of women of color in fashion and tech positions.
Stacie Henderson has spent the past 15 years in luxury and retail working for global brands such as Versace and Ferragamo. She has brought technology to retail and global brands while developing dynamic growth strategies that blend online and offline tactics. She was one of the first digital adopters in the luxury space and initiated and oversaw the launch of e-commerce for the US, social media, live streaming and influencer initiatives while at Versace. She currently is the US Head of E-Commerce and Digital for Tod's Group overseeing the group's e-commerce business and digital efforts for Tod's, Roger Vivier, and Hogan in the United States. She is also responsible for omni-channel and consumer experiences. She also founded Diversa, a consulting company that specializes in e-commerce, consumer positioning, and marketing.
Prior to Diversa, Stacie was CEO of Keep.com, a mobile e-commerce platform. She has held senior roles with Salvatore Ferragamo and Versace. Additionally, she was the US President of The Communications Store and VP of Marketing at Westfield World Trade Center where she oversaw the marketing, mobile technology and consumer experience for the shopping district.
She had the pleasure of being invited to the White House to support and
advise the First Lady, Ms. Michelle Obama, with The Better Make Room Campaign.
An initiative to inspire every student in America to complete their education past high
Henderson holds a Master in Fashion Management from SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy and is fluent in Italian. She has lived and worked in Honduras, El Salvador, Ecuador, Japan, and Italy. She currently resides with her family in New York City and is officially an ice hockey Mom.
Stephanie Horton is a leading c-suite executive of the global luxury and fashion industry. She is currently Global Marketing Director, Commerce for Google where she leads the global B2C Marketing teams in creating the vision and strategy for Google Shopping and Travel.
Most recently she was acting Chief Executive Officer at Hemp Tailor where she was tasked with the implementation of strategic vision that focuses on long-term growth in close coordination with the Company’s Board of Directors.
Prior to Hemp Tailor Stephanie held senior leadership positions at Alexander Wang, Farfetch, Shopbop, American Vogue and The New York Times Co.
Stephanie currently serves on The Advisory Boards of NYU Stern Fashion/Luxury MBA, The Coveteur and McMullen. She serves on The Board of Directors for Farfetch where she chairs the ESG committee, The Board of Directors for NeueHouse and The Board Directors for Kiwi Collection. Stephanie is also co-Founder of the organization Fashion Tech Connects, which connects female college students of color with Fashion and tech internships.
Stephanie holds an M.B.A in marketing from DePaul University Kellstadt School of Business, and a B.B.A. in finance from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and resides in New York.