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Katy is a Business Consultant/ Design for the fashion industry. She has 25 years of experience that encompasses many business models. Starting work at the young age of 15. Making silk screen t-shirts to sell.
Katy has won awards with Nordstrom and Banana Republic, as well as worked with pilot teams for RFID technology in 2007-2008 for Banana Republic. In 2010 She began studying technology in textiles at FIDM, being their first student to do research. During this time she was also learning about ethical approaches with technology, production, and waste. Engaging in the concepts of being transparent about technology and impact on all lifecycles that products engage with.
Katy is currently an advisor on system needs/architecture for her clients, and can speak to different 3D platforms that will best fit a company, as it applies to scale, PLM, and etc.
She contributes content to Techpacker.com & Apparel Resources.com, and Stitchworld Magazine.