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Andrew Heffernan

Founder and CEO

Beltology Ltd.

New York, NY, USA

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Andrew Heffernan’s Biography

Andrew Heffernan, an innovator in retail and an expert in business consulting, is the CEO of Beltology, Ltd., the company that created the stretch woven belt.

In 2011, Andrew established Heff Holding BV with the focus of investing in and advising fast-growing apparel brands. Among Heff Holding’s portfolio companies are Savile Row tailors and Norton & Sons.

Earlier in his career, Andrew was a Consultant at Bain & Company, working primarily with the Private Equity Group, and an Associate at Goldman Sachs.

Before entering the business world, Andrew trained to become a doctor and received his MD from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland before going on to complete a two-year MBA at Harvard. Later, in 2009, Andrew enrolled with the New York-based Parsons School of Design.

Andrew Heffernan’s Background

Beltology Ltd.
Founder and CEO
Dec 2013 - Present
Amsterdam, NL
Beltology is an online, direct-to-consumer, mono-product brand. We plan to do for the belt what Swatch has done for the watch.
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Heff Holding BV
Retail and Consulting
Dec 2011 - Present
Amsterdam, NL
Heff Holding BV invests in and gives advice to small retail businesses. We focus mainly on fast growing apparel brands.
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Other Business Interests

Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle
Annual Attendance
Jan 2012 - Present
Santa Monica, CA, USA
The Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle (YLC) includes intellectually curious, motivated and philanthropic young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who support the Milken Institute and its mission. With more than 300 members in Los Angeles, New York, London and Singapore, the YLC represents the best and the brightest from a wide variety of industries.
Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
Mentor
May 2011 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) combines seed capital, hands-on help and a great co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups. ERA runs two, four-month programs per year.
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Academic Appointments

Polimida
Professor
Feb 2019 - Present
Florence, IT
Polimoda is widely considered to be a top fashion institute in Italy and in the world. Polimoda offers undergraduate and master's programs.
Parsons School of Design | The New School
Guest Lecturer
Mar 2018 - Dec 2018
New York, NY, USA
Parsons School of Design is a private art and design college located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City.

Business Interests

Everlane
Investor
Apr 2016 - Present
San Francisco, CA, USA
Everlane is an American clothing retailer with a focus on the online marketplace. The company adheres to an ethics-driven mission of selling clothing with transparent pricing.
Bonobos
Investor
2009 - 2017
New York, NY, USA
Launched in 2007, Bonobos was the first apparel brand ever built on the web in the US. It later extended operations offline, launching Bonobos Guideshop locations, e-commerce stores that deliver personalized service to customers.

Andrew Heffernan’s Education

Parsons School of Design
AAS, Fashion Marketing
2009 - 2011
Harvard Business School
MBA
2004 - 2008
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