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My name is Amanda Cosco, and I live for fashion tech
In my career as a journalist, I’ve interviewed cyborgs and poured a beer tap with my brainwaves (it’s a tough job but someone has to do it). I’ve moderated panels on hacking hardware, wearables for women, and next-generation retail experiences. I've delivered speeches and keynote presentations on both local and international stages, and I've travelled all over the world covering stories at the intersection of fashion and technology. I would love to share my global perspective with you.
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Amanda Cosco is a global leader at the intersection of fashion, retail, and technology. Amanda is a triple threat – visionary strategist, master connector, and articulate communicator, both written and oral. I am grateful for the opportunities I’ve had to work with Electric Runway.
Jerry WilminkFounder & CEO, Wisewear Corporation
Marija ButkovicCEO of Women of Wearables
Amanda is a visionary with a passion for retail, fashion, and the ways in which these industries are transforming.
She always has her eye on what’s coming next, which makes her an essential resource for anyone looking to future-proof their businesses. She is highly creative and interdisciplinary in her approach, and she’s all about enhancing relationships and pushing the industry forward. Amanda also has a great stage presence, which is why we chose her to interview fashion legend Joe Mimran on stage at the inaugural Takeover Toronto conference. We look forward to working with her again both as a speaker and contributor to client-facing projects and research reports.
Roger ChabraVenture Capitalist & CIO at TribalScale
Amanda has proven to be a valuable resource in our growth efforts in both fashion and retail. As a result of her industry expertise and professional network, Amanda was able to accurately pair us up with an invaluable key strategic partner that resulted in our exposure to many of the top global executives in the retail space. Working with Amanda has helped us save time, money, and shortened our learning curve in the retail space.
Mike TurinoHead of Sales & Partnerships at YouVisit
Electric Runway is my go-to resource for anything Fashion Tech. Amanda is on the cutting edge of what is happening in this rapidly evolving space and brings home a global perspective. I truly enjoy listening to the Electric Runway podcast, as well
Stacey FruitmanAdvisor, MaRS Catalyst Fund
Amanda was a great host for our New York Summit. She has a vast knowledge of the fashion tech landscape and her passion for the subject matter shone through —making her the perfect candidate to stitch the event together. Her professional and positive demeanour kept the whole event focused and our audience engaged throughout. I look forward to working with her again!
Fay CowanBrand & Content Director, Decoded Fashion
We had great pleasure hosting Amanda in Tallinn, Estonia on our first-ever FashionTech event. Amanda’s ability to talk about the field in layman’s terms was one of the reasons the event was such a success among our relatively inexperienced audience.
Mart BrauerDevelopment Manager, Incubator Tallinn
Amanda’s experience covering the fashion tech landscape made her the ideal host for Startup Fashion Week. Her high-level of expertise provoked stimulating conversations for founders and investors alike
Jodi GoodfellowFounder & Executive Producer, Startup Fashion Week
Paula KwanCo-organizer of We Are Wearables
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