Leanne Elliott Young (she/her) is the CEO & Co-Founder of Institute of Digital Fashion.
IoDF has 7 industry firsts in metaverse activations and concepts and is the global leader. Young the ‘Metaverse mama’ is noted globally as the lead innovator and commentator on the topics of metaverse, digital fashion innovation, inclusivity in tech, web3 sustainability and NFTs. As a C-suite executive, female founder and academic, Young works within strategic creative and bus dev innovation for IRL x URL digital fashion creations and metaverse centric showcases. As seen on global platforms such as Vogue Business, Forbes, Vogue, BOF, Jing Daily, Dazed, Office, New Scientist and the Guardian; As a commentator and writer.Clients include: Meta, Condé Nast, Vogue Italia, Calvin Klein, PVH, Tommy Hilfiger, Tomorrow Group, Prada, Gucci, Balenciaga, Richard Quinn, Adidas, Nike, Decentraland, Clo3d, Daz3d, Snap, Rolls Royce, Absolut, Pernod Ricard, British Council, Frieze, Soho House, Selfridges, Barbican and more.