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  • Faculty

  • Michele Sodi

    Part-time Lecturer

    Email
    sodim@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Michele Sodi

    Profile

    My career has been dedicated to the strategic development, turnaround and growth of fashion brands, resulting in the successful sale of the whole Company or % of the Company: Helmut Lang, Frette, Balenciaga, Jil Sander, Versace. I enjoy utilizing my creative and analytical interests to drive business and profitability while moving towards a strategic goal. I founded Crispian Consulting to pursue a need to grow and share, harnessing 25 years of experience in the industry with the talent and momentum of this dynamic time.

    We provide strategic advisory on brand development, focusing on turnarounds and the next generation of entrepreneurs. Projects/Clients include:

    • Admetam / Partner,
    • Carven, Kara,
    • Parsons Paris,
    • Shayne Oliver,
    • Sterling Ruby S.R. STUDIO. LA. CA.,
    • Woolrich...

    EXPERIENCE

    2017 -               Crispian Consulting -  Founder, President

    2009 - 2017      Versace - CEO, America

    2006 - 2009      Jil Sander - President - America, Strategic Advisor to Group CEO

    2001 - 2006      Balenciaga - President - America, Strategic Advisor to Group CEO

    1999 - 2001      Fuel - Founder, President

    1998 - 1999      Helmut Lang - Vice President

    1993 - 1998      Onward Kashiyama USA, Inc - Vice President

     

     

     


    Degrees Held

    B.A.  Georgetown University


    Current Courses

    Global & Local Leadership

    Global & Local Leadership (Spring 2020)

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