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Leading and Learning Through Uncertainty

About the Webinar


Combating Covid-19 Series: Leading and Learning Through Uncertainty
As disruptions such as the recent Covid-19 crisis force companies to work remotely, how should brands and retailers lead their workforce amid these challenges? What are the implications from a technology, skills and learning perspective? MOTIF’s CEO, Catherine Cole and ALVANON’s CEO Janice Wang discuss the importance of preserving and enhancing workforce capabilities to pull through tumultuous times while continuing to innovate.

Watch the recorded digital conversation and hear about:

– How apparel leaders best lead & enhance their workforce to face the current challenges
– How elearning is a critical tool to mobilise the workforce and prepare for the future
– Q&A with the participants

Recorded on Wednesday, 15th April 2020, at 10AM HKT, 7PM PDT.

 About the Speakers

Catherine Cole


Janice Wang

CEO, Alvanon

Catherine Cole is the Chief Executive Officer of MOTIF, the apparel knowledge hub that connects professionals around the world with the skills and industry expertise they need to transform their business, lives and careers. Based in Hong Kong, Catherine has over 25 years of experience working with multinationals and start-ups across Asia in business development, marketing and strategy roles for companies such as Samsung, Evergreen International Airlines and Typhoon Consulting. Her passion is at the intersection of technology and education, especially as it relates to lifelong learning and upskilling in industries as dynamic as fashion.

Janice Wang, a member of Alvanon’s founding family, joined Alvanon in 2002 as its CEO. Under her leadership Alvanon has attracted and nurtured top-tier data analysts, 3D modelers and apparel experts. The Group has evolved into an innovations company reinventing the way fashion works. At Alvanon she has successfully combined her apparel business knowledge and management skills with her industry vision to empower companies with data and intelligence. Improving standards in fashion – by providing the best insight, consulting services, training and technology for apparel professionals.The Financial Times has described her as: “The shaper of change for (the) fashion world”.


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