Tuesday, May 17th, 1:40–2:20pm
TRACK 4: Changing Consumer Preferences
CEO & Founder, American Giant
Bayard Winthrop founded American Giant after spending nearly 20 years running businesses in the consumer products space. He began his career in corporate finance at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, but soon he left investment banking for a career as a business leader and innovator. He has held key leadership positions at a variety of brands, including Atlas Snow-Shoe (eventually sold to K2 Sports), WebChat Broadcasting System (sold to Disney), Freebord Manufacturing (privately held), and Chrome Industries (privately held). Bayard recently co-authored I F**king Love That Company, along with Randy Komisar of Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.