Rob Sanchez is the CEO of MouthMedia Network, a podcast network that focuses on the businesses and technologies behind lifestyle companies. He co-hosts the Fashion Is Your Business podcast and is a guest host on All Possibilities, Beauty Is Your Business, and Material Is Your Business. He is a serial entrepreneur with a legal, business strategy, and technology background. Rob graduated from Yale University with a double major in English and Psychology. He then developed direct marketing lines for MBI before becoming a director and producer of animated films for Scholastic, where he continued as a Lead Producer within the Scholastic Kids team. Following his time at Scholastic, Rob launched Crosby Street Gallery, a gallery specializing in popups and online sales. He left Crosby Street Gallery to attend Fordham Law School, where he holds a J.D. While at Fordham Law School, Rob launched Fashioning Our Industry, a conference on law, business, and finance, and Manufacture New York, where he served as Chief Strategy Officer. While at Manufacture New York, he personally negotiated a $3.5 million grant from the NYC Economic Development Corporation.
Rob has been a featured speaker for the Chief Strategy Officer Summit, General Assembly’s Assembled: Education, PodAbility, and The Yale Club’s Member Interest Group “Thought Leaders in Business.” He has also been a guest panelist for MakerCon at the invitation of the NYC EDC’s Center for Economic Transformation, for Fordham University Center for Law, and for Information Policy and the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University. He has moderated panels for the Cardozo Law FAME Center and Propeller Fest and created a panel in collaboration with Brooklyn Law Information and Policy Clinic, Fashion Law Institute at Fordham Law School, Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham Law School, and the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator. He has also was on teams that won the Grand Prize at an internal Coach Hackathon as well as awards from Adafruit, Mashery, and Tok Box at the NYU ITP Payphone Hack Day, part of the NYC Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge.
Rob is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School where he sits on the Entrepreneurial Law Advisory Council. He was named a 2016 NYC Fashion Fellow by the NYC Economic Development Corporation and 92Y, was named one of the top 12 people to watch in Fashion Tech by AlleyWatch, and was featured in the Fordham Lawyer for his work in entrepreneurship and the fashion industry.
Guest Host: American Fashion Podcast [Top 5 worldwide in Fashion & Beauty]