Meet The Authors
Smoothmind’s exciting team of authors have a passion for driving positive change; crafting thought-provoking, forward thinking articles and videos for a better tomorrow!
Meet The Authors
Gopesh Raichura, Founder and Author
Smoothmind was first launched in 2012 by Gopesh Raichura from a passion for all things Digital, and a desire to help drive transparency and best-practices surrounding the use and application of Data in the Digital Eco System.
He graduated in 1999 from the University of Westminster with a B.Sc. (Hons) Industrial Systems and Business Management, with majors in ‘Marketing Management and Strategy’ and ‘Marketing Research’.
Gopesh has gained over twenty years applied Digital experience as a London-based Subject Matter Expert; helping Brands globally to achieve data-driven business performance success through cutting-edge Cloud solutions.
Fascinated by the influence of Digital on the world we are shaping for tomorrow, Gopesh continues to evolve smoothmind as an independent platform; challenging the status quo, whilst advocating for positive change through intelligent, innovative use of technology, data and creativity.
Sara Emilia Bernat, Guest Author
Co-Founder of fashionforward.io, Sara Emilia Bernat is a sociologist brand strategist. She graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the American University of Paris. Subsequently she earned an M.PS. in Branding from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.
She holds a Ph.D. from the Humboldt Universitat-Berlin in Sociology, with specialism in sustainable luxury and fashion. Following eight years of independent consulting, Sara currently holds a strategic position with Gemic, a global innovation consultancy. Here she advises private and public organisations on strategic branding and development.
Doris Domoszlai-Lantner, Guest Author
Co-Founder of fashionforward.io, Doris is a New York-based fashion historian and archivist. She holds an M.A. in Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and a B.A. in History and East European Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University.
She is a regular author for academic journals and publications, as well as speaker at international conferences, including Oxford University, and the University of Lille, France. Doris has founded and developed several private and corporate fashion archives, and is currently the Archives Manage at one of the world’s largest manufacturers of trims and accessories.