“The Industry’s Best Faculty!”
Chairman & CEO, Xcel Brands
Bob D’Loren has a successful entrepreneurial track record that spans nearly four decades in multiple sectors. He has built three, and approaching four, companies with sales from $0 to $1 billion. Bob’s total career debt and equity investments in over 30 entertainment, media and consumer products companies exceed $1 billion. Today, as Chairman and CEO of Xcel Brands, Bob D’Loren is disrupting an industry that is ripe for change, and in doing so, is changing the way retail does business. Bob spearheaded Xcel’s unique omnichannel platform, connecting digital, bricks, social media and interactive television to create a single customer view portfolio of brands, including Isaac Mizrahi, H Halston, Judith RipkaC. Wonder and Highline CollectiveUnder Bob’s leadership, Xcel
Bob D’Loren has been lauded for his leadership and innovation across industries, as well as for his work as a humanitarian. He has served on the board of directors for Iconix Brand Group, Inc., NexCen Brands, Longaberger Company, Business Loan Center and Xcel Brands. Among charities, he has served as board director for Achilles International. Mr. D’Loren is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an M.S. from Columbia University and a B.S. from New York University.