Pavan is the founder of Open Source Fashion, an online and offline community of helpful innovators working in fashion, retail, and related technologies. He’s an effective connector, and an “Awesome Person You Need to Know in NYC’s Tech Scene”. He’s a strong advocate for startups and entrepreneurship, focusing his efforts on uncovering opportunities for the OSF membership base between New York City and Washington, DC. He produces the Freestyle Fashion Conference, and has partnered with Startup Weekend to create the Global Fashion Tech Battle.
Pavan’s latest venture is Fashion Advance, a technology platform that provides direct access to fashion industry experts.