At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top New York based CFO’ operating in the Fashion space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CFO of Warby Parker
Steve Miller is the chief financial officer of [Warby Parker](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/warby-parker#/entity), a transformative lifestyle brand that offers designer eyewear. Prior to that, he was the senior vice president for corporate development and chief financial officer of Majestic Research. Miller served as the vice president of business development at Gamelogic before he joined Majestic Research. Miller holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University. He resides in New York, United States.
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About Warby Parker: Warby Parker is a lifestyle brand that offers designer eyewear while being a socially conscious business.
CFO of Rent the Runway
Scarlett O’Sullivan will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer, making certain that Rent the Runway is well capitalized to support the company’s growth and continues to deliver on its financial objectives. The company has received a total of $126 million in funding and boasts the largest dry cleaning operation in the country. Scarlett joined the SOFTBANK Group in 2007 and has 15 years of experience financing and advising growth technology companies. She focuses on growth stage investments in the areas of social, mobile, gaming, e-commerce, online advertising and cloud computing. She also leads U.S. investments for SoftBank China & India’s Bodhi Investments fund, which focuses on early-stage investments in technology in Asia and the U.S. As Chief Operating Officer, Scarlett is also responsible for the day-to-day operations of the growth stage and Bodhi Fund activities. Previously, Scarlett was Head of the European Technology Services corporate finance group at Robertson Stephens in London, advising European IT, outsourcing, and information services companies in their IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements and M&A transactions. Scarlett also worked in corporate finance for Robertson Stephens in San Francisco and New York, covering the semiconductor/capital equipment and information services sectors.She started her career at Morgan Stanley. Scarlett received her MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. Scarlett serves on the boards of HiTouch Healthcare, Punch Entertainment and The Savvy Source for Parents.
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About Rent the Runway: Rent the Runway is an online e-commerce website that allows women to rent designer apparel and accessories.
Chief Financial Officer of Harry’s
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About Harry’s: Harry is a developer of an online platform used to sell shaving equipment and accessories for men.
CFO of Moda Operandi
Kristina Salen has been the CFO of Etsy, the $1.35b global online marketplace for handmade goods, since 2013. Before Kristina joined Etsy, she spent nearly two decades in the financial services industry as an investor in fast-growth companies. Kristina was at Fidelity Investments from 2006 until 2013 where she was sector leader of Fidelity’s research team in the internet, media and telecom sectors. Her team guided tens of billions of dollars invested in public and private equity. Prior to Fidelity, Kristina held equity analyst positions at firms such as Oppenheimer Capital, Merrill Lynch & Lazard Freres. She began her finance career at SG Warburg in 1994. Kristina has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Vassar College. In 1993, she was designated a Fulbright Scholar for her work in Chile economics. Kristina lives in New York City with her family.
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About Moda Operandi: Moda Operandi is a platform for emerging fashion designers and retailers.
Co-founder & CFO of GIN – Get It Now Inc.
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About GIN – Get It Now Inc.: GIN is a luxury concierge service for fashion, with great brands and personal curation.
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Steve Madden
Arvind Dharia has been the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company since October 1992. From December 1988 to September 1992, Arvind Dharia was Assistant Controller of Millennium III Real Estate Corp.
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About Steve Madden: Steve Madden is easily America’s most successful shoe designer.
Chief Financial Officer of EON
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About EON, GoShare: One Digital ID – Infitine Possibilities
COO, CFO of F+W Media
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About F+W Media: A media and e-commerce company headquartered in New York City.