A leading authority in the fields of luxury marketing and branding, Thomaï Serdari has over ten years of experience in speaking in front of large audiences and is comfortable with conducting seminar presentations, panel discussions, or lectures. She is accepting speaking engagements in the fields of luxury brand management, brand strategy, design strategy, and design business strategy.
Her work has appeared in the following publications & media:
A selection of her speaking engagements includes:
“Destination Point of Departure: Creative Process as Collectible in Avant-Garde Fashion,” 5th Annual Fashion: Now & Then conference at LIM College, October 22-24, 2015.
“Cool, Hip, or Status? Culture Matters that Determine Success for Luxury Fashion Brands,” Universidad de Navarra, ISEM Business School, New York, July 15, 2015.
Panelist. “High Speed High Impact–Pioneering Insights for Maintaining Your Competitive Edge and Responding to Current Disruption Realities within the Professional Services Industry.” Gro Pro 20/20, New York City, June 25-26, 2015.
“Classical, a String of Luxury: The Power of the Particular in Björk’s Music,” Critical Luxury Studies Seminar, Winchester School of Art, Winchester, UK, May 21, 2015.
Panelist. “The New Face of Luxury,” Annual General Assembly Glion Institute of Higher Education. The Waldorf Astoria, New York City, April 3, 2015.
“Think of it as an exclusivity tax,” The Marketplace Radio, December 5, 2014.
“From Handicraft to High Street: The Paradigm Shift of African Fashion,” Fashion Now & Then, LIM College, New York City, October 23-25.
“High Net Worth Individuals in BRIC-dom: Facts and Myths about their Consumption of Luxury,” Luxury Interactive Conference, New York City, October 13-15.
Organizer and Panel Moderator, “Lessons Learned From Luxury Online Start-ups,” Luxury Interactive Conference, New York City, October 13-15.
“Luxury in Today’s Society Between Excellence and Excess” Museum of Art and Design, New York City, September 27, 2014.
“Consumer Trends in the Luxury Market,” LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail: A CPC/Parsons Collaboration, New York City, March 2014 & September/October 2014.
The Future of Business: Luxury, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, December 11, 2013.
“The Marketing Mix,” Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, student-led, full-day marketing event to connect undergraduates with marketing executives, November 1, 2013.
“Methods in Luxury Marketing,” Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, Paris, October 17, 2013.
“CHANEL’s Enduring Luxury: Its Meaning, Media, and Mode,” at the 3rd Annual Fashion: Now & Then conference at LIM College, October 3-5, 2013.
“Achieving Your Long-Term Marketing Strategy Through the Use of Microsites,” Luxury Interactive 2013, New York, September 25, 2013. See additional coverage of this presentation in the September 26 edition of the Luxury Daily.
“Marketplace” on Red River Radio (Los Angeles) with Kate Archer Kent discussing the alligator skin market and its use in the production of highly desirable luxury goods, Los Angeles, August 27, 2013.
CNBC News: “Power Lunch” Counterfeit Goods and Their Impact on the Economy, July 25, 2013.
“Career opportunities in the luxury goods industry,” presentation for “Lunch & Learn” series to Executive MBA students, Stern School of Business, January 26 & April 6, 2013.
“Fashion Now and Then,” a two-day symposium held at LIM College, October 19-21, 2012.
“Marketing Mix Forum,” Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, student-led, full-day marketing event to connect undergraduates with marketing executives, December 7, 2012.
“Mediating Art Historical Research: Finding a Path between the Forest and the Trees,” Artists’ Records in the Archives: A Two Day Symposium, October 11-12, 2011.
“Open Eyes and Open Mind: The Art History of Robert Rosenblum,” a two-day symposium in honor of his 50th anniversary of his Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, October 13 & 14, 2006.