Industry Expert & Professor - FIT

Shelley E. Kohan

Retail expert Shelley E. Kohan is a highly accomplished and driven senior retail executive and consultant with more than 25 years of success in the retail industry. She has worked throughout the industry and across many functions including general management, marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, and human resources.    Currently, Shelley works with various small to mid-size companies helping with strategic management, market growth, content marketing, retail store operations, and technology applications in the physical store environment. Shelley’s contributions transcend into academia in her role as an assistant professor for the Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York in the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology. Over the past few years, Shelley has been recognized as a top retail influencer, has been significantly interviewed or quoted by the press, participated in many broadcast media/speaking events and published many articles centered around the retail industry.