Liz Bacelar is founder and CEO of Decoded Fashion, the top global event series focused on connecting decision-makers in Fashion, Beauty and Retail to emerging technologies. The summits create space for brands and technology to be innovative in order to deliver consistently better consumer experience. It connects these top brands with the best early-stage technology from around the world.

Decoded Fashion also hosts networking events, hackathons and pop-up summits in 12 countries, in addition to a pop-up summit at South by Southwest. In 2014, Decoded Fashion was acquired by Stylus Media Group, the leading trends research and advisory firm based in London. As the world’s leading event series and community fueling innovation for Fashion & Retail, its industry summits and startups competitions are based in London, New York, Tokyo and Milan, and are produced with top partners including the CFDA, British Fashion Council, Vogue Japan and Pitti Immagine. Liz is an experienced producer with 10 years in Journalism and an Emmy nomination for her work at CBS News.