Tristan Walker

Founder at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.

Tristan Walker

Tristan Walker

Founder at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Walker & Company Brands, Inc.
CODE2040

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1580

Primary Location

Palo Alto, CA, United States

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

01/01/1994

Age

25

Number of Awards

7

Relationships
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Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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Creative Director at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.

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Founder at Skyliner

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Vice President of Operations at Coursera, Inc.

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General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

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Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer at CODE2040

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Director, Residency Program at CODE2040

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Chief Operating Officer at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.

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Vice President-Product Management at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.

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Lead Architect at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.

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Tristan Walker
Founder at Walker & Company Brands, Inc.
Education
BS in Economics
Class of 2005

Stony Brook University is one of America’s most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world. After less than 60 years of existence, it’s ranked among the top 100 universities in the nation.

MBA

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Prior

Andreessen Horowitz is a $4 billion venture capital firm, founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

Professional
Prior

The New York Times Co. is a media organization, which engages in creating, collecting, and distributing news and information. It includes newspapers, print, and digital products and investments and operates through The New York Times, NYTimes.com, and mobile applications. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones on September 18, 1851 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Founder
Current

CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. CODE2040 exists to make a direct impact on the achievement, skills, and wealth gaps in the United States. 2040 is the year when the US will be majority-minority. Our goal is to ensure that, by that same year, Blacks and Latinos are proportionally represented in the leading edge of America's innovation economy as technologists, investors, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
Current

CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. CODE2040 exists to make a direct impact on the achievement, skills, and wealth gaps in the United States. 2040 is the year when the US will be majority-minority. Our goal is to ensure that, by that same year, Blacks and Latinos are proportionally represented in the leading edge of America's innovation economy as technologists, investors, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs.

Board Member
Current

Walker and Company focuses on developing modern personal care brands (that also solve acute physical problems) for people of color. Their first product is Bevel, a shaving system for men with coarse and curly hair.

Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Pay By Group, Inc. operates a group payment solutions platform. The company was founded by Frank Langston and Camilo Acosta in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500 +
2016

CODE2040 is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways to educational, professional, and entrepreneurial success in technology for underrepresented minorities with a specific focus on Blacks and Latino/as. CODE2040 exists to make a direct impact on the achievement, skills, and wealth gaps in the United States. 2040 is the year when the US will be majority-minority. Our goal is to ensure that, by that same year, Blacks and Latinos are proportionally represented in the leading edge of America's innovation economy as technologists, investors, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs.

Investments
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Sunrise Atelier, Inc. provides calendar services. The firm designs and develops calendar software for iOS. The company was founded by Pierre Valade and Jeremy Le Van is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Walker and Company focuses on developing modern personal care brands (that also solve acute physical problems) for people of color. Their first product is Bevel, a shaving system for men with coarse and curly hair.

Awards & Honors
Rank #35
2014
Fortune Magazine - 40 under 40
Rank #15
2014
The Root - 100 Most Influential African Americans
Rank #33
2013
The Root - 100 Most Influential African Americans
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