Executive Director of the FIT/Infor DTech Lab
Michael Ferraro is the Executive Director of the FIT/Infor DTech Lab. DTech is a public/private partnership whose mission is to engage faculty and students to solve industry problems using design and technology. The strategic goals of DTech’s experiential learning are accomplished through projects that empower entrepreneurs and engage industry. Creative technologist, researcher, artist, and educator, Ferraro’s career spans the worlds of software development, virtual reality media production, fine art, commercial entertainment, and higher education. He came to FIT from Lehman College/CUNY where he spent 12 years as an associate professor in the digital media program of the art department. Ferraro earned his MFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and his BFA from Syracuse University.
assistant director of the FIT/Infor Design and Tech Lab (DTech)
Judith Bowens is assistant director of the FIT/Infor Design and Tech Lab (DTech), where she manages DTech business operations and project initiatives. Bowens began her retail career at Barneys New York, where she held positions of increasing responsibility in stores and the corporate office and was named vice president, stores in 1997. With extensive experience optimizing the retail space, Judith innovated systems and processes, talent development, client experience, revenue growth, P&L, multi-unit expansion, and change management. She holds a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Product in a Day workshop was a collaboration with PVH’s Stitch Academy and Browzwear,
hosted in the FIT/Infor DTech Lab.
The PVH Stitch 3D team:
Fayette van Dijck