Innovating in the Fashion World

Runaway East - 10 Finsbury Square London, EC2A 1AF London
Wed, Feb 27, 2019, 6:00 PM (GMT)

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About this event

Fireside chat with David Grunwald is VP of Innovation at Farfetch (valued at over $6 billion) and Heikki Haldre (named in Vogue's "Online Fashion 100" – top 100 most influential names of the digital fashion world).

This talk was co-moderated by Hannah Drew, ex-Amazon Fashion and Head of Global Operations at Google for Startups, Amrit Dhir. 

Heikki Haldre successfully started & exited four companies. The latest one, created groundbreaking bio-robotics technology for fashion e-commerce. raised €15M in funding & was acquired by Rakuten – one of world’s largest e-commerce companies.

David is Farfetch's VP of Innovation, where he leads open innovation & engagement with startups. Before Farfetch he spent 8 years at Google for Entrepreneurs. Before Google he founded three companies, and consulted to leading international media and technology corporations on product/digital.

Get ready to acquire interesting knowledge, insights and context about the future of fashion. 


  • Heikki Haldre

    Heikki Haldre (acquired by Rakuten)


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  • David Grunwald

    David Grunwald


    VP of Innovation

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  • Hannah Drew

    Hannah Drew

    Amazon Fashion

    Operations Manager (ex)

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  • Amrit Dhir

    Amrit Dhir

    Sidewalk Labs

    Director of Business Development

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  • When

    Wednesday, Feb 27
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (GMT)


    Runaway East
    10 Finsbury Square LondonEC2A 1AF

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