Sarah Krasley is a mission-driven entrepreneur and CEO of Shimmy Technologies, an early stage company focused on an equitable and efficient future of work for the apparel industry. Ms. Krasley has worked at the intersection of design, sustainability, and technology for over a decade and has created design and manufacturing software for hundreds of thousands of designers, engineers, and factory owners all over the world.
Under Sarah’s leadership, Shimmy won the IEEE Grand Challenge for Retail Transformation in 2018, was a finalist for the Tommy Hilfiger Social Innovation Prize in 2019, and was selected to be part of MIT SOLVE’s Work of the Future Cohort as well as New York Fashion Tech Lab (Springboard). Prior to starting Shimmy, Sarah led Sustainable Product Design and Manufacturing programs at Autodesk where she focused on digital transformation in automotive and heavy machinery manufacturing.
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. Her writing has been featured in media outlets as diverse as Scientific American, Fortune, Fast Company, and Al Jazeera America.