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Joseph Ferrara

Joseph Ferrara

Joined Stern 2013

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 803
New York, NY 10012

E-mail jferrara@stern.nyu.edu


Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Resonance Companies

In 2015, Joseph co-founded Resonance as a venture operating company investing in creator-driven brands. Resonance invests in brands with a demonstrated connection to customers, making relevant product that is at the core of that relationship. All investments are premised on delivering the technology, supply-chain, and operational infrastructure needed for brands to be successful today. As a seasoned supply-chain operator, Joseph serves as CEO of the largest high-end women’s tailoring facility in the USA. In 2006, Joseph completed a successful exit of one of the most prestigious private label operations in the western hemisphere, which at the time had over 1,500 employees.

Joseph is a major investor and board member for several companies including Body Labs, New York Angels, RunThrough, and Tommy John among others. Joseph serves on the faculty at NYU Stern, teaching among the most popular fashion-focused MBA courses on campus. As an advisor to the CFDA Fashion Incubator, Joseph continues to support professional development and educational initiatives for emerging designers in the fashion and luxury space.

Courses Taught

  • Executive Practitioner Seminar: The Dynamics of the Fashion Industry
  • Experiential Learning Seminar: Fashion Industry: Creativity & Business
  • The Fashion Industry: Creativity & Business

Academic Background

BS, Finance & Management
New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business