Full Name
Amanda Parkes
Job Title
Chief Innovation Officer
Speaker Bio
Dr. Amanda Parkes is Chief Innovation Officer of PANGAIA, leading PANGAIA’s science with over 15 years of experience in fashion innovation, sustainability, wearable technology, interaction design, and smart materials spanning research, development, and product commercialization.

Dr. Parkes is an international speaker and lecturer and has presented at TED, DLD, PSFK, the World Economic Forum, and The New York Times International Luxury Conference. She has been named to Vanity Fair’s 8 Wildest Women of Silicon Valley, The Glossy 50: Fashion’s Digital Front Runners, a Verizon Pioneer of Humanability, and as one of Alleywatch’s 10 Most Influential People in Fashion Technology.

Dr. Parkes received a PhD and M.S. in tangible media from the MIT Media Lab and a B.S. in mechanical engineering and B.A. in art history from Stanford University.
Amanda Parkes