Anne-Christine Polet

Founder, Stitch
United States
Listed Since
Anne-Christine Polet, stands at the forefront of innovation in the intersection of fashion and technology, establishing herself as a leading expert in web3 and digitization. With a rich background as both a seasoned executive and a startup founder, Anne-Christine has left an indelible mark on the industry.

As the visionary founder of the fashion-tech startup Stitch, Anne-Christine spearheads a transformative movement, enabling fashion brands to seamlessly digitize their entire value chain from design to sales. Stitch's pioneering solutions, including digital showrooms and 3D Hubs, have been instrumental in revolutionizing the industry. Anne-Christine's brainchild has notably assisted global giants such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Havaianas, The North Face, and Scotch & Soda in constructing a robust portfolio of technology solutions, ensuring their resilience in an ever-evolving landscape.

Prior to her entrepreneurial venture, Anne-Christine served as the Senior Vice President of Digital Ventures at PVH Corp., amassing a wealth of technological expertise in digitization. Driven by a profound passion for instigating sustainable change in fashion through a blend of technology and human change management, Anne-Christine is a force to be reckoned with in the industry.

Her contributions have not gone unnoticed, earning her recognition as one of Vogue Business' Top 100 Innovators in the Tech & Web3 Innovators category. Anne-Christine's enthusiasm for the convergence of technology and fashion is further demonstrated through her regular writings on the subject, where she explores the nuanced intersection of these two domains. She is an esteemed member of the Forbes Technology Council, actively contributing to their Innovation column.

Anne-Christine Polet's influence extends beyond written words; she has graced stages worldwide, delivering captivating keynotes and participating in panels that dissect digital fashion transformation, digital acceleration strategies, 3D design, web3, change management, and corporate innovation. As a female executive and founder, she passionately advocates for women in tech and business, championing diversity and inclusivity.

Anne-Christine Polet is an alumna of The Wharton School and holds a Master of Science in International Management from Bocconi University. Her academic prowess is underscored by a stellar thesis on Web 2.0 and its profound impact on online marketing strategies, with a focus on sports brands. Anne-Christine's journey continues to exemplify the dynamic fusion of technology, innovation, and fashion, making her a true trailblazer in the digital landscape.

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