Tuesday, May 17th, 4:45–5:00pm
Fireside Chat Series: New Retail Business Models
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, REVOLVE Clothing
Michael Mente is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of REVOLVE Clothing, the premier multi-brand retailer of millennial fashion. Michael leads REVOLVE’s fashion, design, and corporate branding. Before founding REVOLVE, Michael was a business analyst at NextStrat, an enterprise software start-up, and co-founded Stratana, an enterprise strategy software company based out of Irvine, CA. In 2008, he co-founded FORWARD which later became FORWARD by Elyse Walker following a partnership with Walker’s eponymous boutique in the Pacific Palisades. He graduated from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business Honors Program in 2001 with B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude. He and co-founder Mike Karanikolas were named 2015 Ernst and Young Entrepreneurs Of The Year in the retail category.