Tristan Walker

Born: July 5, 1984, Queens, NYC;

Occupation: Businessman;

Position: Founder, CEO;

Company: Walker & Company Brands, Inc.;

Industry: Consumer Goods;

Residence: United States;

Nationality: American;

Tristan Walker, is the  Founder & CEO, since June 2013, of Walker & Company Brands, Inc., a consumer goods company focused on developing health and beauty products for people of colour. 

Work Experience

  • Founder & CEO, Walker & Company Brands, Inc.
  • Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Andreessen Horowitz
  • Business Development, foursquare
  • Consultant (Summer), The Boston Consulting Group
  • InternI, Twitter, Inc.

Board and Advisor Roles

  • Member, Board of Directors, Foot Locker, Inc.
  • Member, Board Of Directors, Shake Shack
  • Board Trustee, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Board Member, Metro Atlanta Chamber


  • Advertising Age, 40 Under 40, 2016
  • Advertising Age, Creativity 50 2014: The Most Creative People of the Year, 2014
  • USA Today, Smarter. Faster. More colourful: 2014 People of the Year, 2014
  • Fortune Magazine, 40 Under 40, 2014
  • Vanity Fair ,The Next Establishment, 2014
  •'s 100: History Makers in the Making, 2011
  • Mediaweek, 20 to Watch
  • Black Enterprise "40 Next"
  • The Hollywood Report, Digital Power 50

Philanthropy, Community Service and Memberships

  • Founder, Chairman Emeritus, CODE2040


  • Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA, Business Administration and Management, General
  • Stony Brook University, BA, Economics
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