Uri Minkoff, a serial entrepreneur, is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Rebecca Minkoff, one of the fastest growing brands in the fashion industry, and the largest global fashion label led by a female millennial designer. Read More >
Uri Minkoff helped found a number of health startups, including LifeWorks Wellness Center and Bodyhealth.com, and worked as cofounder and CEO of software company Fortis, before taking on the CEO position at Rebecca Minkoff in 2005.
Uri is well known as the most forward thinking CEO in fashion, especially when it comes to the innovative use of new technologies and the omnichannel customer experience. In 2015, Uri was credited with leading the fashion industry towards a “see now, buy now” calendar for runway shows. Uri is also the driving force behind what Morgan Stanley describes as the “stores of the future.” He is a highly sought after speaker on the nexus between fashion, retail and emerging technologies. In 2019, he was named one of Fast Company's "Most Creative People."
Uri founded the company in 2005 with his sister Rebecca, and serves as the Creative Director for the Uri Minkoff men’s accessories, footwear and apparel line. In 2015, Minkoff became creative director of the company’s menswear line, Ben Minkoff, renaming it Uri Minkoff, and altering the line’s aesthetic to reflect a burgeoning interest among young men in minimalist, Scandinavian- and Japanese-inspired design. As of today, Rebecca Minkoff is a full lifestyle brand distributing accessories and apparel in 900 wholesale doors, with retail locations in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago, and international retail stores in Korea, Hong Kong and Dubai. In 2018, Rebecca Minkoff is on target for substantial YOY growth and expansion in markets around the world. Read Less ^