New Date! December 2 Lunch with Allbirds Featuring Joseph Zwillinger, CEO and Co-Founder


Date and Time
Thursday, December 2, 2021
12:00pm—12:30pm
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Wendy Dalwin
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Wharton Club of Boston and Joseph Zwillinger, CEO and Co-Founder of Allbirds cordially invite you on Thursday December 2, 2021, from 12:00-12:30PM. Spend lunch with the Wharton Club of Boston, meet professionals from a variety of companies and experience a unique opportunity to hear from such an industry thought leader.

Joseph Zwillinger, CEO and Co-Founder of Allbirds will be sharing his personal journey. His unwavering dedication to sustainability is a factor that drives his decision making. By offering footwear products and solutions that are carbon neutral, sustainability is central to who Allbirds is as a company.

Agenda
12:00- 12:02PM: Welcoming Remarks and Introduction of Joseph Zwillinger, CEO and Co-Founder by Wendy Dalwin
12:02-12:30 PM: Allbirds: Joseph Zwillinger, CEO and Co-Founder

Event Chairs: Wendy Dalwin and Jock Payton

This is a complimentary event, but registration is required to receive access information.

Joseph Zwillinger is a CEO and Co-Founder of Allbirds. He has long been passionate about making things from renewable resources, which led him to start Allbirds and begin tackling sustainability issues in the footwear industry. Prior to co-founding Allbirds, he spent six years at biotech firm Terravia (formerly Solazyme, Inc.) leading its renewable chemical business, developing and selling high performance algae-based chemicals into various industries such as CPG, personal care, and industrials. Previously, Joey worked in advisory and investment roles at Industry Ventures, Deloitte Consulting and Goldman Sachs. He sits on the Board of education nonprofit Stiles Hall, as well as the Advisory Board of Wharton's Baker Retail Center. He earned an MBA from Wharton with honors, and a BS in industrial engineering from UC Berkeley.

Allbirds is a New Zealand-American company that designs and sells footwear and apparel. Allbirds' first shoe was the Wool Runner, which is made from New Zealand superfine Merino wool. The company keeps the brand as eco-friendly as possible and is a certified B Corporation. In March 2018, the company started offering their footwear with eucalyptus tree fibre. In 2020 they launched their first apparel line for men and women made of sustainable materials.


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