Jeff Streader

Founder, Go Global Retail

Jeff Streader is an esteemed leader in the global fashion retail industry; his leadership skills and extensive experience span over three decades. Throughout his career, he has successfully helmed complex multi-channel organizations for renowned brands and retailers, solidifying his reputation as a visionary in the field. Jeff’s expertise encompasses many areas, including global strategy, direct-to-consumer retail, supply chain, operations, digital technology, and infrastructure. His knowledge and innovative approach have consistently driven growth and success in the ever-evolving world of fashion retail.

His career included corporate leadership roles at Oxford Industries, VF Corporation, Kellwood Company, and Guess, followed by Operating Partner roles in Private Equity.

In 2016, Jeff founded Go Global Retail, a brand investment platform investing in the fashion retail and apparel sectors. The firm has a customer-centric paradigm that builds globally relevant brands through strategic value-enhancing actions. This outcome has generated asymmetric returns where the potential value and hands-on expertise Go Global brings to a business outperforms the limits of a traditional approach to investments in the industry.

Since 2007, He has been on the Board of Directors of WRAP, the world’s largest independent corporate social responsibility program dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing through certification and education.

Since 2012, Jeff has been an adjunct professor at FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) in Los Angeles, CA.