Simon Rawadi is a dynamic and accomplished entrepreneur with a deep expertise in apparel product strategy and creation for fitness, fashion, and lifestyle brands. As the Founder & GM of Venture Brands at Slyletica, Simon has been instrumental in driving success for numerous brands, contributing to over $100 million in global sales. His passion for combining fashion with function has led him to become a prominent voice in the athleisure industry. Areas of Simon’s primary focus is on athleisure and utilising product innovation to build thriving communities and additional revenue streams for brands. His extensive knowledge in fashion trends, consumer behaviour, and product development allows him to share valuable insights on creating products that resonate with target audiences and drive brand loyalty. Simon’s exceptional contributions to the industry have been recognized with several prestigious awards. In 2019, he was honoured with the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” award for his respective wholesale and manufacturing category. Additionally, his innovative approach to business led Slyletica to be ranked as the 84th fastest-growing start-up in Australia in 2018. Simon’s speaking style is fun, engaging, and deeply insightful. With a natural ability to connect with his audience, he captivates listeners by sharing real-life experiences, practical strategies, and inspiring success stories. His energetic and relatable approach ensures that audiences walk away feeling motivated and empowered to apply the knowledge gained. Simon addresses audiences from the fitness, fashion, and lifestyle brands space, catering to industry executives, entrepreneurs, and brand owners. He is a sought-after speaker for conferences, workshops, educational institutions, corporate events, and industry trade shows.
Senior Manager, Spa Operations, Asia Pacific