Shimmy Technologies is a women-owned and operated fashion technology company based in Brooklyn, NY.
We are preparing the apparel industry for the future of work by developing design, data management, and workforce development applications.
Sarah Krasley, Chief Executive Officer
Sarah is an entrepreneur focused on technology’s role in creating positive social impact.
Prior to starting Shimmy, Sarah led Autodesk’s Sustainable Manufacturing program and launched several technologies that helped engineers design eco-friendly products and run energy efficient factories.
She holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco where she was a McGowan Scholar and holds a BFA from Pratt Institute. In 2015, she joined the adjunct faculty at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.
In addition to press in mainstream publications such as The Economist, Refinery29, Shape, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, and Fortune, Sarah won an Innovation by Design Award from Fast Company in 2016.
Chisato Sakamoto, Upskill Product Manager
Chisato is a human rights specialist with a focus on business and gender issues.
Before joining Shimmy Technologies, she worked as an editor and writer for Toyota’s internal magazine in Japan and served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Indiana. She has also interned with non-governmental organizations, including NGO-CEDAW in Cambodia and the Business and Human Rights Resource Center in New York.
Chisato holds a Master of International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College.
Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, University of Delaware
Training partner in Indonesia
Training partner in Bangladesh
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen, Rice University
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Principle Systems Scientist, The Robotic Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
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