Fashioneering: Merging Two Industries (Wearable USA 2016)

Mr David Monteith, Director, Fashion & Apparel
United States
Tiasha Renganathan, Head of Wearable Technology/US Operations
Twinery Innovations by MAS
Sri Lanka


IDTechEx Show! USA Presentation - Flex*
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Presentation Summary

eTextiles & Connected Apparel face challenges beyond just technology. It involves merging two industries who have never interacted before, changing how products are developed, manufactured and marketed. We'll be exploring both industry norms and how to bring them together.

Speaker Biography (David Monteith)

David Monteith, aka 'Monty', is the Director of Fashion & Apparel at Flex, acting as the SME on merger of Technology and Fashion. Engaged with 75% of the top 30 Fashion & Apparel Brands, he brings a market level perspective, advising brands on product feasibility, development processes, costing and launch strategy. His educational background is Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University and MBA from Stanford.

Company Profile (Flex Ltd)

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Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.
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Company Profile (Twinery Innovations by MAS)

As the source of innovation for MAS Holdings, the largest apparel and textile manufacturer in South Asia, Twinery is home to over 50 disruptive technologies across materials, lighting, heating, odor protection, and aqua-repellency. With 30+ years of experience manufacturing for the world's largest brands, MAS has unparalleled knowledge of the human body and biomechanics, as well as fabric wearability and material science.
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