Session Information

Monday, May 16th, 8:50–9:10am

Fireside Chat

Michael Dubin
Founder & CEO, Dollar Shave Club
Michael Dubin is a passionate, creative entrepreneur, executive and trailblazing brand-builder with a unique style and an engaging voice that clearly resonates with male consumers. Under his leadership, DSC has become a $140 million business in less than three years, boasting 2.2 million active members.

The company has been recognized with several prestigious designations and awards including two Webbys, a CLIO Image Award and Internet Retailer's Growth Excellence Award. Dubin was most recently recognized in Fortune's 40 Under 40, and in Business Insider's 30 Most Creative People in Advertising 2015. DSC was also selected to Ad Age's 2014 Marketer A-List alongside major established brands such as Under Armour and Kohl's, and previously won their "Best Out of Nowhere" Video Award in 2012. In addition to its successful razor products, in 2013, DSC launched two other men's grooming products including Dr.Carver's Easy Shave Butter and One Wipe Charlies, and followed with a Post-Shave Daily Moisturizer along with a Repair Serum in 2014. In 2015, DSC launched a line of hair styling products under the brand name Boogie's, with an online matching tool to help inform and recommend selections.

Dubin began his career as an NBC page, followed by an editorial stint at MSNBC news. He then transitioned into Digital Marketing, developing custom content for brand advertisers including Gatorade and EA and on behalf of properties such as Time Inc. and SI.com. Just before DSC, Dubin worked in the video seeding space, creating and driving engagement to branded content made by the likes of LG, Ford, Capital One, Taco Bell and other major brands.

Dubin is passionate about content, comedy and entertainment, having studied Improv and Sketch for over eight years at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York. He has a BA in History from Emory University and lives happily in Venice, CA but misses the thunderstorms of the East Coast.