• 2022 National Black Footwear Forum


  • Speakers & Panelists

    President & Founder, Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design
    Director, Marketing – Brand Heat & Culture, North America, Puma
    Founder, True to Size Agency

    Trade Marketing Manager, adidas

    Co-Founder & Author, Sneaker Law
    CEO, Bedrock
    VP of Apparel, Reebok
    Senior Vice President, Herman Miller Product
    Founder, Katalyst; Author, Speaker, Performance Coach
    Vice President of Product Design, Allbirds
    Sr Manager, Design Education & Growth, Adidas
    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Lead, Steve Madden
    Activist, Founder, We Are Floyd; brother of George Floyd
    VP, Global Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action (IDEA), VF Corporation
    Founder + CEO of Mister OK's Essentials™
    Footwear Designer; Founder of AndThem
    Chief Impact Officer, StockX
    Asst. Footwear Designer (Basketball), adidas
    Author; award-winning journalist, ESPN; Executive Producer of Facebook/andscape’s Legacy Series: Sneakers
    Interdisciplinary artist
    Vice President, Brand & Marketing Strategy, Detroit Pistons

    Chief Executive Officer + Creative Director, Trillicon Valley; Designer, Educator, Entrepreneur; Author of “A Kids Book About Design”

    Chair of Footwear, Pensole Lewis College
    Grammy winning producer, WRKSHP
    President & CEO, FDRA
    ABC/ESPN Analyst, Puma Ambassador & Founder, Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
    Fellows Avenue Productions, INC
    Director of Strategy, Adidas
    Footwear Design Director, Nike
    CMO, Merrell
    General Manager, Sneakers, eBay
    Director, Design Education & Growth | S.E.E.D, adidas
    Director of Partnerships, Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design
    CEO, Walker Wear
    Sr. Color and Materials Designer, Ford
    American Fashion Entrepreneur; Owner of streetwear boutiques: Social Status, A Ma Maniere, and A.P.B.
    Executive Director, Global Industrial Design, General Motors
    Franchise Operations Manager, US and The Caribbean, The Athletes Foot
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