Join Fashion+TechNY for a discussion on The Future of Curation with Tip or Skip's founder and president Nathaniel McNamara and OpenSky’s Beauty Producer Amy Choi.
Find out how Tip or Skip tastemakers earn 'sway' by curating the best products. Plus, download the Tip or Skip app to play along (and discover awesome last minute holiday gift ideas) during the presentation. Don't have an iPhone?
Don't fret, play Tip or Skip through your mobile or computer web browser. Sign up at www.tiporskip.com
Learn how OpenSky matches people's taste to the exceptional finds of industry insiders. Check out how OpenSky can create your ideal social shopping experience by selecting your own team of personal shoppers: https://opensky.com/
Come early or stay after to mix and mingle with fellow fashion and tech aficionados, all while enjoying light bites and refreshments at the Tip or Skip HQ!
Fashion + Tech NY: @fashiontechny @CECreamer @owengeronimo
Tip or Skip: @TiporSkip @NathanielMc
OpenSky: @OpenSky @achoi88
6-7:00 PM - Mix & Mingle with light bites and refreshments
7-8:00 PM - Discussion of The Future of Curation
8:00-8:30 PM - Mix & Mingle with light bites and refreshments
RSVP to the attend the event here: http://www.meetup.com/fashiontechnewyork/
- Christine Creamer, Fashion + Tech NY Meetup Organizer
Christine E. Creamer is an attorney and development consultant, currently with RK ADLER LLP, focusing on copyright, trademark, media, and internet law. Christine represents fashion, fashion technology, and new media startups, primarily helping to manage their intellectual property portfolios and protect their brand name as they grow. Representative clients include fashion/design platforms, branded entertainment companies, emerging designers, bloggers, hospitality companies, filmmakers, and individual creatives.
She also works with emerging designers to help design, source, concept, brand and launch their lines, websites and new product campaigns (and for these ‘small’ projects she has a great team). She is based in NYC, which she finds to be an endless source of creative
- Nathaniel McNamara | Tip or Skip, Founder & President
Nathaniel is the President and co-founder of Tip or Skip. He works with brands, retailers, and celebrities to connect people with the products they love. Nathaniel coined the term 'social merchandising' to describe using community feedback to present products to members of Tip or Skip. He has been a serial entrepreneur (PrivacyBank, Chintano), a venture capitalist (HIG Ventures), and has held positions at McKinsey, JPMorgan Chase, and The White House. He holds two degrees from Carnegie Mellon and an MBA from Wharton. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball and poker and enjoying life in New York City.
- Maud Pasturaud | Gilt Groupe, Mobile Marketing Manager
Maud Pasturaud currently runs mobile marketing at Gilt Groupe; the leading flash sales site. As Gilt’s mobile marketing manager, Maud partners with product and marketing teams to deliver the best user experience and offer the best products to Gilt's mobile users. Prior to joining Gilt, Maud worked in seed investment in Silicon Valley and then joined Voyage Prive, the pioneer travel flash sales site, where she headed marketing and operations in San Francisco. In her spare time, Maud is an advisor to My Little Paris, a leading online brand delivering high quality,curated editorial to Women in France. Maud earned her MA in Entrepreneurship from the ESCP-EAP.
- Amy Choi | OpenSky, Beauty Producer
Amy Choi works in the Beauty vertical of the unique social shopping destination, OpenSky, matching people's taste to the exceptional finds of industry insiders. As a Beauty Producer, Amy works with the OpenSky insiders in building up their presence on OpenSky from curating and merchandising products they love and use to the social and marketing strategy of the beauty category as a whole. Working with retailers, brands, and influencers, Amy strives to help build the Beauty vertical; allowing shoppers to discover amazing finds everyday. With an extensive background in digital and social, prior to OpenSky, Amy has worked on the digital marketing strategy and launched campaigns for worldwide brands including Mattel, Diageo, Pepperidge Farms, Sports Authority, and Seventh Generation at social media agency, Attention. During her free time, Amy is also a blogger of Choi de Vivre (www.choidevivre.com) chronicling all her fashion, beauty and NYC life adventures.
- Donna Kim | DonnaDaily.com, Founder, Journalist & On-Air Style Expert
Donna Kim is a multimedia journalist, on-air style expert, and the founder of DonnaDaily.com- where she provides a wide array of creative services for her readers and clients. Her work and expertise has been featured on numerous media outlets such as NBC's The Today Show, NBC's New York Live, The Village Voice, QVC, StyleCaster's Beauty High, and Racked National, to name a few. Donna believes that style and beauty should be simple and accessible to the everyday woman and dedicates her work to that philosophy. She holds a Master's of Science degree in broadcast journalism from Columbia University and a Bachelor's of Science degree in media, culture, and communications from NYU. Intermittently, she is a motivational speaker at high schools and a guest lecturer at NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
About Tip or Skip:
Tip or Skip is the new mobile shopping game. Players compete to be recognized as a top tastemaker by spotting the best products. The concept is simple and addicting – tip what you like, skip what you don't with the seamless flick of a finger. Discover products that are a click away from buying.
OpenSky a social shopping experience that matches individual taste with the exceptional finds of industry insiders and their friends, Customers on OpenSky create their ideal social shopping experience by selecting their own team of personal shoppers from the best influencers in food, style, beauty, health, electronics, kids and home.