Elie Man currently serves as product manager at Brain Lab, a footwear design consulting agency with offices in South Florida and China. Elie is responsible for footwear and brand development, marketing, customer service, and presentations for fashion brands such as Kenneth Cole, True Religion, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Pajar, Ben Sherman, Firetrap, Steve Madden, Creative Recreation, Armani, Sean John, Roberto Vasi, Vince Camuto, and French Connection. His footwear designs are distributed at retailers including Saks 5th Ave, Neiman Marcus, Macys, Nordstrom, Ross, DSW, Burlington, and many others. In addition to working as product manager at Brain Lab, Elie founded SoleWood, a lifestyle industrial design brand of accessories designed in Miami. The collection includes wood wallets, wood frames, handcrafted leather footwear, wood headphones, and accessories for Apple products.

Work Samples

  • Kenneth Cole Reaction Mens Footwear

  • SoleWood: Industrial Design Lifestyle Brand

  • Armani Jeans & Emporio Armani Footwear

Work & Education History

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2008 - 2009 South Florida Chapter Chair IDSA ALCOA Provisional Patent Award