Session Information

Tuesday, May 17th, 8:50–9:10am

Fireside Chat

Brian Lee
CEO & Co-Founder, The Honest Company
Brian Lee is chief executive officer and co-founder of The Honest Company, which he launched alongside Jessica Alba in 2012 with a mission to inspire and empower people to live a healthy life.

The Honest Company sells products that are effective, safe, beautiful, accessible, and responsible. It is a trusted resource committed to providing education and support across its community of members. Its growing portfolio of more than 100 products addresses the ever- growing category needs of baby, personal care, home care, vitamins & supplements, and gear & more. The Honest Company now has a presence across the U.S. and Canada at and in over 3,500 leading retail locations.

Since its inception, the mission-driven Company has donated nearly 600,000 products and over 2,700 employee volunteer hours to help more than 58,000 families. Honest has been honored with a wide range of recognitions and awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year —Los Angeles Region, ACG Award for Social Responsibility, PC Magazine's Seal of Consumer Approval in Tech, an Allure Best of Beauty Award, and the 2015 Pioneer in Sustainability Award by the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles.

In 2001, Brian co-founded LegalZoom, the nation's leading provider of personalized, online legal solutions and legal documents for small business owners and families. On the heels of LegalZoom's success in 2008, he launched ShoeDazzle, the first monthly fashion service to bring a personalized boutique experience to shoe addicts and style fanatics everywhere. Brian was formerly an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP and a manager at Deloitte & Touche, LLP.

Brian graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics and Business from UCLA. He received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law. He was named among the 25 Most Notable Korean-American Entrepreneurs by Forbes Magazine in 2009 and an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014. He has two children and lives with his family in Los Angeles, California.