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A Live Chat with Tristan Walker of Walker & Company Brands

Join Fast Company associate editor J.J. McCorvey for a live chat with Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Company Brands, at 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 12.


Tristan Walker was known for years as the "biz-dev guy" for the location-based service Foursquare, where he landed partnerships with brands like American Express and BravoTV. He's now somewhat of a Silicon Valley celebrity, having since moved on as an entrepreneur-in-residence at the tech VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, and, as of last year, founder and CEO of Walker & Company Brands.

Walker's startup aims to transform health and beauty for people of color, and his first brand is Bevel, a shaving system for men with coarse or curly hair. But Walker is also a fierce advocate for racial diversity in the technology sector—both through his company and the nonprofit he founded, Code2040—at a time when firms like Google and Facebook are being criticized for their lack of minority employees.

Read the profile now: "Tristan Walker: The Visible Man"

Find out how Walker is trying to change the ethos of who works (and succeeds) in Silicon Valley—our chat begins at 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 12, but you can start submitting your questions now using the "Make a comment" box below!

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