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.
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.
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.