2020 Advisory Board

  • Ken Bach

    Business Development Director Aberdeen Fabrics

    Ken has 30 years of experience in the digital imagining industry, starting in customer service and field work to business development. Ken has been a nationwide Director of Service and Sales Director, with customers such as HP, Mimaki, Vutek, Cannon and Agfa. In this role, Ken was providing hardware and software solutions to his customers. For the last 12 years, Ken has focused on the digital fabric printing and the dye sublimation industry. He brings a unique perspective to the industry looking at hardware, application and supplies and keeping up industry trends. Currently he is the Business Development Director for Aberdeen Fabrics, a leader in supplying high quality printable fabrics directly to the graphic’s industry.

  • David Brewer

    Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Image Options

    Dave has over 34 years of experience in the graphic communications industry. Currently he is the Chief Technology Officer at Image Options as well as a partner in the business .

    Prior to joining Image Options in 2011 Dave held multiple operations and technology positions at Vertis Communications. In 1990 he was a founding partner of a premedia company called Pacific Color Connection.

    From 1983 -1990 Dave was the corporate systems coordinator for American Color. Mr. Brewer attended the University of the Pacific where he was a scholar athlete graduating with a B.A.  

  • Charlotte Halve

    Senior Color Developer Target

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  • Ruth Jeyaveeran

    Assistant Professor of Textile Design Fashion Institute of Technology

    Ruth Jeyaveeran is an artist, designer and educator based in Brooklyn. She has exhibited her artwork in various galleries throughout New York and written and illustrated two picture books published by Houghton Mifflin.

    Currently, she's an Assistant Professor of Textile Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology where she teaches courses in print design and digital technology. Her textile design clients include West Elm, Kate Spade, Martha Stewart, Target, Tarte Cosmetics, Tommy Hilfiger, and Ralph Lauren. She has also taught in the fashion design department at Parsons School of Design.

    In 2018 she was a faculty advisor to the Bio Design Challenge hosted by the Museum of Modern Art, and a juror for the Nancy Konigsberg Student Fiber Art Award given by the Textile Study Group of New York. In 2017 she received a grant to attend Haystack Mountain School of Crafts to continue her research integrating handcrafted textiles with new technologies.

  • Liz Logue

    Senior Director Corporate Business Development EFI, US

    As the Sr. Director of Corporate Business Development for one of the most active companies in print technology acquisitions, Liz Logue is responsible for planning, market evaluation and execution behind EFI’s strategic M&A activity. In that role, she has helped EFI identify the next key segment applications that enable EFI customers to capitalize on the accelerating analog to digital transformation in print. Her work in corporate development has included directing or assisting in EFI’s strategic moves into the ceramics and textiles while assisting in strategic product development, working with engineering, ink and software teams to implement the correct solution for the target market.

    Prior to joining EFI in 2008, Logue worked for 10 years in various roles at IT Strategies, a specialized strategic consultancy company focused on the digital print industry. In her roles she advised hardware, ink and software vendors on corporate, product and M&A strategy. She also managed research initiatives, maintained industry relationships and kept abreast of the latest technology developments.

    Logue, who lives in the Boston area, has a BA in marketing and finance from Simmons College. She has traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia and is a frequent speaker at industry events.

     

  • Katie Thompson

    Supplier Quality Engineer Vera Bradley

    Katie is a Supplier Quality Engineer for Vera Bradley with a background in digital textile printing, apparel design, and product development. As a Supplier Quality Engineer, Katie overseas the quality process of raw materials and ensures the quality standards are met both domestically and internationally. Katie works closely with multiple fabric mills who are printing numerous fabrications both by rotary screen printing and digital textile printing. She has helped bring in and establish digital textile printing capabilities in house which has allowed for on-demand printing and short-run projects.  

    Katie received her Bachelor Degree in apparel design and her Master of Science Degree in color theory and digital printing technologies from Iowa State University.

  • Meagan Tyler

    Product Merchandising Manager Colosseum Athletics

    Meagan Tyler is the Product Merchandising Manager at Colosseum Athletics.  With more than 10 years experience in apparel development, production and sourcing, she is specialized in graphic printing and embellishment.  Her experience with athletic apparel has given her strong insight to the challenges manufacturers face when digitally printing technical and innovative fabrics.