Paul F. Rosengard is the President of Anatwine Inc., the North American division of a global technology company that supports the fashion industry. Anatwine builds elegant and custom integrations connecting the world’s leading fashion brands with the world’s leading omnichannel retailers, in real time and with predictive analytics. From 2014 to 2015, he was CEO and equity partner of DDK Apparel which owned and operated the Boston Traders outdoor casual lifestyle brand in addition to a portfolio of men’s swimwear and outerwear licenses. Prior thereto, he was President of Li & Fung’s Men’s Apparel Group and before that, Group President Premium Brands at Perry Ellis International. He has been consistently recognized as one of WWD’s “most powerful people in menswear.” Rosengard works as an adjunct faculty member at Parsons School of Design as well as at FIT in the Fashion and Business Departments and also lectures frequently at other college campuses. He is an active board member at Parsons, FIT’s Fashion Business Management Advisory Board, the National Father’s & Mother’s Day Council, Back to the Future Ventures, and as a Governor and Chairman of the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund - a fashion industry association awarding scholarships to students interested in entering any field related to fashion apparel.
Graduating in 1980 with a degree in Economics from Brandeis University, Rosengard worked in educational publishing at Prentice–Hall, followed by a brief stint in motion picture finance. In 1987, he began his career in the apparel industry, joining Randa Corporation, a small, independent neckwear company. There eighteen years, Rosengard rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as Executive Vice President. By directing global sales, marketing, licensing and merchandising, Rosengard helped the family-owned business grow into the world’s largest men’s accessories company. He is also the proud father of three children and a very large dog.