CSO, Manufacture NY
Rob Sanchez is the Chief Strategy Officer at Manufacture New York, where he is responsible for strategic partnerships, sponsorships, and development of new business ventures. Previously, Rob founded Fashioning Our Industry, a conference on law, business and finance for fashion designers, and launched a fashion-focused pitch event that resulted in the successful funding of two companies. He also founded Crosby Street Gallery, an online gallery that hosted popups in vacant storefronts throughout the tri-state area. He holds a J.D. from Fordham Law School, where he focused on Business Law, Fashion Law, and Entrepreneurial Law, and holds a BA in English and Psychology from Yale University. Rob is also a photographer, sculptor, and shoe designer in his spare time.