Tuesday, May 17th, 2:25–3:05pm
TRACK 4: Changing Consumer Preferences
CEO & Co-Founder, MakersKit
Mike Stone is a serial entrepreneur from San Francisco. He has degrees in both Business and Fashion and all of his 8 previous businesses have been sold for a profit. He's now based in Los Angeles and his current start-up, MakersKit, which started as live DIY workshops has evolved into all-inclusive DIY kits paired with digital content. In under a year the business has grown rapidly, with over a quarter-million kits sold in 5,000 retail stores nationwide including Urban Outfitters, Macy's, Williams-Sonoma and West Elm.