This program features TORY BURCH, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch LLC.
Tory Burch is CEO and designer of the luxury lifestyle brand Tory Burch, which she launched in 2004 as a retail concept with multiple product categories. The collection is available at 67 boutiques, online, and in more than 1,000 select department and specialty stores worldwide. Burch has received recognition from the fashion industry, including being named Accessory Designer of the Year in 2008 by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Glamour’s 2011 Woman of the Year award. In 2010, she was named one of Forbes magazine’s Most Powerful Women in the World. An avid philanthropist, Burch is on the board of the CFDA, the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Startup America Partnership, and Breast Cancer Research Foundation. In 2009, she launched the Tory Burch Foundation to empower women and families through microfinance and mentoring in the United States.
Tory Burch, designer and CEO of
Tory Burch LLC, discusses the importance of “being in the moment” while working
with social media. She describes the
origins of the Tory Burch travel socks, which were inspired by an offhand tweet
she made after going through airport security.