In-Person Roundtable: Leadership & Technology in Luxury Retail with Ashish Parmar, CIO of Tapestry






Join us for an evening of bites and light refreshments on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 6:00 PM as we host young professionals in fashion and technology to mingle, network, and learn first-hand from Ashish Parmar, Senior Vice President & CIO at Tapestry, the leading global house for Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman.

Named as Forbes' 50 Innovative Technology Leaders, Mr. Parmar will be speaking about leadership and technology in luxury retail.

This session will be an opportunity to connect with a select, intimate group of young rising stars in the industry, as we convene on November 2. Bring your questions to connect with Ashish, grow your network, and make new connections.

**This event will take place in person in NYC; dietary laws are observed

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Ashish Parmar
Senior Vice President & CIO at Tapestry

With more than 20 years of leadership and technology experience across luxury retail, logistics, and consumer electronics, Ashish Parmar currently serves as tapestry’s senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO). Ashish has been named as Forbes 50 Innovative Technology Leaders, Business Transformation 150 Executives by Constellation Research.
As CIO for the house of modern luxury lifestyle brands, he is responsible for leading technology strategy, information security and technology operations powering the digital first & data driven ways of working for the associates globally.
Under Ashish’s leadership Tapestry was the overall winner of IDC’s Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure Awards in 2021, and Cloud-Centric Computing category winner. Tapestry's Digital Core Transformation project provided a robust foundation for modern applications and launching a new data & analytics platform. The project enabled deployment of a new application architecture that takes full advantage of multi-cloud elasticity and scale, accelerating the digital capabilities for the enterprise.
Ashish’s experience at Tapestry includes supporting the company’s digital transformation and multi-year growth agenda. He led the implementation of SAP S/4 HANA platform and created strategic partnerships that have modernized the company’s IT infrastructure, driving agility and operational efficiencies, while enabling Tapestry’s consumer-centric and digital-first growth initiatives. He has a breadth of international experience in both technology and supply chain.
He serves on the Board of LL Flooring, Inc. (NYSE: LL), one of the leading specialty retailers of hard-surface flooring with more than 430 stores.
He also serves as a Board Trustee for Arcadia University, Pennsylvania.
Ashish has attained designation of NACD Directorship Certification® through the National Association of Corporate Directors. He earned a Master of Science, Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Bachelor of Science, Business Logistics from Pennsylvania State University.

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Kevin Cyrulnik
Partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Kevin Cyrulnik’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, structured financial products, real estate disputes and antitrust matters, where he represents major corporations, partnerships, hedge fund and other investment firms, financial institutions and high net worth individuals in a broad range of cases in federal and state courts, in arbitration and in front of regulatory authorities. Kevin has consistently been recognized as a business litigation Rising Star in New York Metro Super Lawyers.

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