Becca Johnson, Columbia Sportswear

Becca Johnson is senior design manager for outerwear & special projects. She has worked for Columbia Sportswear Company since 2005. She manages a design team with the aim of driving the company forward while keeping profit targets in mind. Her specialty is generating tools to organize the category and create a high level of brand consistency. She also leads cross functional collaboration with the goal to encourage a result driven, productive team atmosphere.

Marjorie Skinner, adidas

As senior content editor for global trend & cultural insights at adidas, Marjorie directs and socializes global multimedia research and creative strategy devoted to cultural values and behaviors. She sets campaign strategy, production and messaging. She sets direction on products and content from concept to execution. She is in charge of strategic positioning and retail experience, including digital, particularly on matters requiring cultural intelligence.
Before adidas, Marjorie was managing editor for The Portland Mercury.

Adam Andreas, VFC

Adam Andreas is the senior technical developer for The North Face, Vanity Fair Corporation (VFC).  He has been working in the apparel industry for over 12 years primarily focused in the fields of technical design and product development. Graduating with a BFA in Apparel Design from the Art Institute of Portland, he has since then worked for both local and global apparel companies, including Columbia Sportswear and VFC where he also works on special projects such as collaborations with Maison Margiela and Brain Dead and Supreme.

Julie McConnachie, Nike

Julie McConnachie is senior director for Global Technical Development at Nike WHQ. With over 15 years experience in apparel industry, Julie has struck a balance leading and inspiring large technical design & development teams who excel in executing product excellence while driving new capabilities across the business.

Darcy Cameron, Cameron Design Group

Darcy Cameron is the president of Cameron Design group. In 2005 Darcy opened Knit Purl in Portland, Oregon. In 2006 she launched knit-purl.com to offer a curated selection of yarn and knitting supplies to discriminating knitters worldwide. In 2008 Darcy created Shibui Knits to bring modern fashion to the knitting industry. Shibui’s premium quality yarns and cutting edge patterns are now sold in over 500 stores in the US and around the world. Darcy is a graduate of Portland State University with a degree in business.