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Sarah Krasley is a mission-driven entrepreneur and CEO of Shimmy Technologies, an early stage company focused on an equitable, efficient, and fun future of work for the apparel industry.
Sarah’s worked at the intersection of design, sustainability, and technology for over a decade – most recently by creating X Swimwear, a custom swimwear line, founding Consider the Image -- a Hippocratic oath to encourage ethics in photo retouching, and while leading Sustainable Manufacturing at Autodesk where she and her team built eco design tools for hundreds of thousands of engineers so they could consider the environmental impact of their design decisions.
Sarah has a BFA from Pratt Institute, an MBA from the University of San Francisco and joined the adjunct faculty of New York University ITP in 2015. She loves Brooklyn, swimming in interesting places, intoxicating scents, and laughing with gusto.
Some selected accolades
NYU Future Labs Next Round Founder (2019)
RSA Future Work Awards “One to Watch” (2019)
Tommy Hilfiger Social Innovation Award Finalist (2019)
IEEE Retail Digital Transformation Grand Challenge Winner (2018)
MIT Solve Work of the Future Challenge (2018)
Fast Company Innovation By Design Honoree (2016)
McGowan Fellowship (2009)
Juried Show Prize Winner (2001)
Safety Patrol of the Year (5th Grade)