Leading Stylist and Host of TLC’s “Style by Jury” Preston Konrad hosted our latest IVY Innovator Dinner, presented by Cadillac, in New York. He was joined by other leading influencers in Film, Tech, and Design for an inspiring, intimate evening celebrating radical innovation and breakthrough success.


Other guests included Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle; Anson Mount, Lead Actor in AMC show Hell on Wheels; Grace Atwood, Founder of TheStripe; Cameron Silver, Fashion Director for Halston; Marcel Wanders, Co-Founder of Moooi; and Broadcast Journalist Sharon Carpenter.

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CEO of SoulCycle Melanie Whelan with IVY Co-Founder Beri Meric

IVY’s Innovator Dinners bring together great minds in tech, film, and design, in an effort to spark friendship, camaraderie, and collaboration between top innovators, who might otherwise never cross paths. In partnership with Cadillac, and through support from Shinola and WIRED, the dinners are designed to advance the projects of the attendees and create long lasting bonds.

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Preston Konrad and IVY Co-Founder Philipp Triebel

Preston Konrad began his career at Ralph Lauren, before moving to Style Director for the iconic American heritage brand, American Eagle Outfitters. At American Eagle, Preston oversaw all styling for national advertising campaigns, e-commerce, marketing initiatives, and multimedia. He recently left American Eagle to start his own styling and consulting business and serves as co-host for “Style by Jury” on TLC. Preston’s celebrity clients include Chris Pine, Jack Gleeson, Kings of Leon and Sandra Bullock.

Visit our website to see a full photo gallery from the event. To learn more about the IVY Innovator program, presented by Cadillac, visit IVY.com/awards.