W H O’S YOUR ICON?
Entrepreneurs find inspiration from peers, athletes, and historical figures.
COFOUNDER AND CEO, BIRCHBOX “[Chef and Milk Bar founder] Christina Tosi is an icon who understands how to balance reinvention with relatability; Milk Bar is a brand with the widest appeal, and yet an incredibly strong identity.”
FOUNDER, MASTRY “Troy Carter has mastered the essence of making perceived setbacks his next opportunity. It’s been inspiring to watch him create a legacy that sits at the cross section of music, entertainment, and tech.”
COFOUNDER AND CEO, OKTA “Steve Nash is one of the greatest basketball players of all time, known as much for his character as his game. He understood that it was more important for the team to score than for him to shine.”
COFOUNDER AND CEO, BRANDLESS “I am inspired by Abraham Lincoln. He overcame divisions in our nation to preserve our union and communities. Lincoln was a courageous visionary, committed to the idea that everyone ¡¯¡®²¡¯ ¡Ŧ¡®ƋƤ
COFOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, ZIG “Bozoma Saint John, the CMO at Endeavor, is not only an icon, but also a dear friend. Single mother first, bridge builder second, brand builder third. Inspirational all around.”