Kristin Kohler most recently served as the VP of Global Product/General Manager for Fila, the athletic apparel and footwear brand. Hired in March of 2004 to help drive the Fila brand turnaround, Kohler led the global apparel and footwear product teams while simultaneously being responsible for a part of the USA business, including sales to department stores and trend boutiques. With over 12 plus years in the athletic footwear and apparel industry and senior management experience with two successful brand turnarounds, Kohler is a key product leader within the industry. With experience at a variety of brands such as ASICS, Reebok adidas, and Converse, Kohler has extensive knowledge of the apparel and footwear industry and is known for her enthusiastic and inspirational leadership style as well as her strategic and decision-making skills. Working both creatively and analytically, she is a brand and organization builder, a problem and process solver. Kohler earned an MBA from Harvard, a Masters of Science from BU, and graduated cum laude from the University of Vermont.