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Quitting the Status Quo: Pioneering Sustainability from Wal-Mart to Resale (Keynote)

Join us for an eye-opening session as Trove’s founder shares his transformative journey from traditional retail to product resale by knocking down the norms of the industry. His role at Walmart brought environmental and social concerns to the boardroom, laying the groundwork for a deeper venture into sustainable retail models. Trove, now powering branded resale for partners like Patagonia, REI, Levi’s, lululemon, and Gucci, emerged out of the necessity for new business models in commerceimpactful solutions. Be inspired to quit your status quo and have impactful change on your own journey.

Founded by Startup Tucson in 2015 and hosted every November in Downtown Tucson, TENWEST Impact Festival is a celebration of the growing innovation, creative and entrepreneurial ecosystems in Southern Arizona. Unique in its cross-industry approach, TENWEST showcases the connectivity between technology, entrepreneurship, creativity, culture and impact, uniting attendees to gain the knowledge and inspiration they need to innovate within their own careers and communities. The weeklong event welcomes thousands of diverse attendees to participate in a multi-day conference, Street Fest, nightly xEvents and numerous partner events and experiences.


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