Marketing, Entrepreneurship, & Venture Capital Forum
Joey has long been passionate about making things from renewable resources, which led him to start Allbirds and begin tackling sustainability issues in the footwear industry. Prior to co- founding Allbirds, he spent six years at biotech firm Terravia (formerly Solazyme, Inc.) leading its renewable chemical business, developing and selling high performance algae-based chemicals into various industries such as CPG, personal care, and industrials. Previously, Joey worked in advisory and investment roles at Industry Ventures, Deloitte Consulting and Goldman Sachs. He sits on the Board of education nonprofit Stiles Hall, as well as the Advisory Board of Wharton & Baker Retail Center. He earned an MBA from Wharton with honors, and a BS in industrial engineering from UC Berkeley.
Union Square Area
This event starts on July 24th at 6:00 PM.
This Forum will bring together an elite group of VIP Speakers and like-minded professionals from the Marketing, eCommerce, and Venture Capital Industries. If you are a professional who is interested in expanding your knowledge in marketing, branding, ecommerce, raising capital, and growing a business, this event is perfect for you.
6:00 - Dinner, cocktails, & Networking
6:30 - Fireside Chat with Joey Zwillinger, Co-Founder + Co-CEO, Allbirds
7: 15 - Breakout Session
8:30 - Desert & Networking
The evening kicks off with mingling, gourmet bites, and an open premium bar. At 6:30 pm all guests are welcome to take a seat for a thought-provoking fireside chat with Joey Zwillinger, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Allbirds, and the brains behind Allbirds’ innovative brand and product line Time Magazine named “the world’s most comfortable shoes.” Having sold over one million pairs, Zwillinger will be joining YJP, to address entrepreneurship, talk about his career path, and explain how he successfully took his passion for sustainability and transformed it into a globally recognized brand that continues to shake up the footwear industry.
Entrepreneurship & the Power of Innovation
eCommerce & Building a Direct-to-Consumer Business
Sustainability in a Consumer Product
Keys to Strategic Venture Capital Decision Making
Following the fireside chat, attendees will break out into different conference rooms with industry-specific discussion topics and an expert VIP Speaker. All discussions are off-the-record, and the intimate roundtable format allows for attendees to build new relationships and speak directly with VIP Speakers. The roundtable format is designed to create an open atmosphere for valuable group discussion. This your opportunity to personally to connect and get to know some of the most talented and successful professionals within the industry.
Once the session has concluded, we welcome you to stay for dessert and continue to get to know each other!
To learn about speaking, membership and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.