Engineering Fashion for Underserved Markets with Camilla Olson (CEO of Savitude)

Boston
Wed, May 26, 5:00 PM (EDT)

For many, the idea of walking into a store and finding new clothes that actually fit is non-existent. Savitude CEO Camilla Olson, a serial entrepreneur and former venture capitalist, is on a mission to help turn the situation around. The idea behind the company is a radical one: to recreate a designer’s brain by using code.

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For many, the idea of walking into a store and finding new clothes that actually fit is non-existent. The designs are either too bulky, or the lengths of the sleeves and pants are too long. Frustrated, many leave and do their shopping online instead. Except the experience isn’t much better there. Savitude CEO Camilla Olson, a serial entrepreneur and former venture capitalist, is on a mission to help turn the situation around. The idea behind the company is a radical one: to recreate a designer’s brain by using code.

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Speaker

  • Camilla Olson

    Camilla Olson

    Savitude

    CEO

    Born in Alaska, Camilla is an inventor and holds two U.S. patents with three more in process. She is a serial entrepreneur; was a venture capitalist. She founded two big data predictive modeling companies in the pharma industry: one had its IPO the other was acquired for $95M a year after founding. Camilla returned to graduate school to learn design and her first fashion collection was selected...

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    Wednesday, May 26
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

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