Our speakers

Kyle Stephens

CEO , KolAI Denim

After earning his PhD in 2015, Kyle worked on laser innovation and data science for Lee Jeans and Wrangler Jeans. In 2020, he started building an AI tool to automate denim laser design and officially launched his company, KolAi Denim in 2022. His goal is to make apparel design faster, easier and more sustainable using the latest advances in artificial intelligence.

Alice Tonello

Marketing and R&D , Tonello

Alice Tonello is the R&D and Marketing Director of Tonello, the global leader of garment finishing technologies, helping brands, laundries and dyeing factories to produce more responsible products. She has contributed to the evolution of the company from a mere machine producer to its current position as the international benchmark for the denim and garment processing industry. At present she manages the Tonello's Research Centre, with a team of experts and a Creative Area to nurture research and experimentation, giving support to customers, designers, and brands.

Florian Schneider

Founder YellowCrank Creative , Ex Director Sourcing PVH Far East

Florian Schneider, Founder YellowCrank Creative. His broad experience in design, product development, manufacturing, and supply chain analysis has given Florian a deep understanding of customers' needs and how technology can transform operations and help manage complex global supply chains. Before looking out for the latest technology in cycling and apparel for YellowCrank Creative, he led the Denim Centre of Excellence for PVH in Asia.

Nicolas Prophte

VP of Sourcing , Product & Innovation Denim for Tommy Hilfiger , Europe

Nicolas is a trailblazer when it comes to denim sustainability. Alongside our incredible denim team, Nicolas helped bring to life initiatives like our first circular denim collection, which follows the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Jeans Redesign guidelines, and introduced new innovations to help accelerate the creation of lower impact denim. He’s also led the signing of the Dutch Denim Deal for #PVHEurope, a first-of-its-kind industry collaboration to foster the use of high-grade recycled cotton in denim.

William Hung

Country Representative , Cotton Council International

Over the past 25 years, he engaged in textile industry, gaining experience in manufacturing, supply chain, trade, business development across sectors and markets. Since 2007, William Hung has been working for Cotton Council International (CCI) and Cotton Incorporated (CI). He represents for both organizations in Vietnam as consultant and country representative. His main responsible is building the market for U.S cotton through various projects, programs and activities such as COTTON DAY, seminars, trade shows, sourcing fairs, sales and technical training workshops, …He is responsible for Vietnam and Cambodia With a degree in foreign trade, he started career in business development in multinational companies. He held several roles in Mitsui & Co. and J.C Penney.William Hung resides in Ho Chi Minh city

Serdar Demircioglu

Sales and Marketing Director , Kaiser Textile

With over 20 years of experience in the laundry chemical sector, Serdar is a highly skilled textile engineer with a focus on sales, product and process development, and marketing. He has spent their career working in the industry, honing their expertise and providing innovative solutions to meet the demands of the market. Currently, He is employed at Kaiser Textile as Sales&Marketing Director, where they continue to make a significant impact in the field of laundry sector.

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