My guest today is athlete and entrepreneur, Tim Brown. Tim is the co-CEO and co-founder of the footwear company Allbirds. He recently added a new role to lead the Allbirds Futures Team. We talk about the inspiration for his company, the connections between sports and business, and more during this episode.
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The 5 questions I ask in this episode:
- What was your “ah ha” moment during your time playing football that inspired you to create Allbirds and what role did your business background play in developing the brand?
- What are some of the parallels between your athletic and business careers?
- What have been the benefits and challenges of taking Allbirds public and how have you dealt with them?
- Can you explain your new role of leading the Allbirds Futures team and your vision for making the footwear industry more sustainable long term?
- What is your best piece of career advice?
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