Find & Follow Your Passion: A Full Day Fashion Career Conference in partnership with LIM College on Saturday, April 5th is your chance to network with and gain insights from more than 30 creatives and business executives from top New York City fashion companies.
Looking for internships, new opportunities, mentors, friends and a foot in the door? Then this event is for you!
We’re thrilled to introduce you to one of our speakers, David Whittemore.
David Whittemore is an entrepreneur and startup enthusiast. He is currently the co-founder of Clothes Horse, an early-stage fashion technology startup in New York focused on helping shoppers buy clothes that fit from online apparel retailers. Before Clothes Horse, he co-founded V Bespoke, a custom clothing company that produced tailored suits and shirts.
David developed his passion for entrepreneurship building and managing products for New York startups. He was the Senior Product Manager at On Deck Capital, a venture-backed financial services startup, where he managed a product portfolio that experienced ten-fold revenue-growth under his tenure. Prior to that he was the first employee and Product Manager at Monitor110, also a venture-backed financial services startup.
He received a BA in Economics & Philosophy from Columbia University. As an alumnus, he has been active in the entrepreneurship community, serving as President of Columbia Venture Community from 2010-11. David can be found on Twitter at @dwhittemore.
#1 Career Tip from David Whittemore?
“Visualize your career 1, 3, 5, 10 years out, and plan out the steps you need to start taking today to achieve those career goals. If you’re having trouble defining your future career, learn and research the bios of people you admire, and identify the steps they took that you need to replicate.”
Join David and over 150+ attendees, speakers and recruiters for a full day of discussions, hands on workshops, networking and fun – all aimed to get you closer to the fashion job of your dreams. Meet the coolest creative and business execs from the most exciting companies in New York City, learn about the ins and outs of the fashion industry, and make valuable connections with peers and professionals.
Public tickets are extremely limited. Register today: findspark.com/findpassionlim
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