Concept/ideas/product development / Product communication / Entrepreuneurship / Business strategy in creative areas
Anna Vo is an ambitious self-starter always ready to embrace new challenges and contribute to meet the needs arising from customers’ lifestyles. She studied Marketing in the USA, International Business in the UK and Fashion in Italy, she is fluent in 5 languages and has been running her own fashion label for 10 years now, making garments that stand out for being stylish yet functional at the same time. Her extensive education background has allowed her to be flexible in her roles, from fashion to marketing as well as jewelry designing and teaching. She is currently Creative Director at Phu Nhuan Jewelry Company (PNJ), one of the most prominent jewelry company with 400 stores across Vietnam, where she is responsible for Concept Creation, Design & Product development as well as Management, Visual Strategy, Business development and Communications creations of 4 main brands of the company. Vo founded her namesake fashion label in 2012, with headquarters in Sai Gon, Vietnam, and showrooms in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Milano and Boston. In addition, she is a guest teacher at a few of leading universities in Vietnam in fashion and marketing areas. A great number of Vietnamese celebrities and politicians are often seen in Anna Vo’s designs and the designer has been frequently acknowledged by both local and international press, including L’Officiel Vietnam and L’Officiel India, Elle Vietnam, and Harper’s Bazaar, among others. She was “Designer of the Year” for Dep Magazine Masquerade Ball in 2013 and received the Italian Chamber of Commerce Excellence Award in 2014, while in 2015 and 2016 she was selected to showcase her collections at Elle Fashion Show, Vietnam Fashion Week and Boston Northshore Fashion Show. In 2016, she participated in the “She” project with Vespa Vietnam.
Areas for mentoring: Entrepreneurship (business strategy in creative areas), Concept/ideas/product development, Product communication