Daniela Zahradnikova is DZZone’s CEO and producer, currently advising artists and fashion-forward designers on distribution and usage of social media to develop marketing leverage. Following her successful modeling career, Daniela served numerous Sales & Marketing leadership positions, such as VIP Relationship Manager for the Mercer Hotel in SoHo, NY; Sales Manager for Georgio’s in Palm Beach, FL; Sales Promotion and Marketing Manager for Zoom, Southampton, NY.
Daniela has also co-founded Space Sixteen (2014), where she served as Creative Director and Marketing Strategist to identify emerging yet promising designers and artists. Among the leading designers and artists were NFP, Fairchild Baldwin, Andraab, Casana, AGF, Tusk, Lorenz-Bach, Giorgio of Palm Beach, Olfactive Studio and Victor DeSouza, Peter Reginato, King Saladeenn, Craig Holt, Edwina Sandys and Jeffrey Teresen.
Elena Baltzoglou is a Conceptual Innovator providing consulting services to emerging brands and fashion tech startups. Having worked for a global fashion retailer as well as a NY-based retail innovation accelerator, Elena has 5+ years of experience in marketing strategy, brand awareness and storytelling practices. Her expertise involves different aspects of strategic communications that help Conceptualize promotional content in a manner that hits all the right chords with the brands.
Elena holds a BS of Management Science and Technology from Athens University of Economics and Business, and an MA in Fashion Studies with a focus on second-hand clothing markets and buy-sell- trade retail schemes. Her research encompasses many aspects of Fashion, Memory and Time throughout her academic years, such as Marking Time in Contemporary Fashion and Martin Margiela’s practice in defense of Slow Fashion among other papers.
CONCEPTUAL CURATOR/ WRITER
Hilarylise Hoang has had an extensive career in film, fashion, television and business management. She has worked with CBS, Glamour Magazine, SNL, Clinton Kelly, and has been on the Today Show as a special guest. Past projects have appeared everywhere from GQ magazine to Anderson Cooper as well as many news outlets around the world after they garnished over 3 million views in less than 24 hours. Hilary’s background in marketing, sales and advertising blend beautifully with her experience as an actress, storyteller and creative genius.
She has consulted with many startup companies and has the knowledge/understanding of what it takes to grow a business from the ground up which is very helpful in the production of quality materials needed to help them find their voice and tell a story unique to their mission and end goal.