Session Information

Wednesday, May 18th, 8:50–9:10am

Fireside Chat

Andy Dunn
Founder & CEO, Bonobos
Andy Dunn is the founder and CEO of Bonobos, Inc., the company behind e-commerce-driven apparel brands Bonobos, Maide by Bonobos, and AYR. Founded in 2007 with menswear brand, Bonobos, Dunn has defined a new model for vertically integrated fashion retail in the e-commerce era, providing a bundle of high quality, great-fitting clothes and a hassle-free shopping experience across brands.

Dunn’s innovative business model, driven by a great user experience and “ninja” customer service, has been featured in hundreds of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes and Entrepreneur. He has appeared on The Today Show, CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg TV and Mad Money with Jim Cramer among other local and national news shows. Dunn was named to Crain’s “40 under 40” list in 2013, was listed as one of Fortune magazine’s “Rising Retail Stars” in 2012 and is has been on Fast Company magazine’s “Most Creative People” list since 2014.

Prior to Bonobos, Dunn worked as a private equity analyst at Wind Point Partners and as a consultant at Bain & Company in the U.S. and Latin America. Dunn graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2007 and from Northwestern University in 2000. He also founded Red Swan Ventures, an angel investment firm focused on building great consumer Internet companies, is on the board of personal dating website, Hinge, and is founding board chair emeritus of education social enterprise Blue Engine. While he lives in the West Village, he remains a loyal Cubs fan.