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Nick Vlahos

CEO, The Honest Company

Nick Vlahos is the CEO of The Honest Company. Nick oversees Honest’s continuing accelerated growth agenda with an added focus on innovation, retail distribution, digital marketing and global expansion. He comes to Honest from The Clorox Company, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for approximately $3B in sales for the company’s Household and Lifestyle segment, as well as direct responsibility for five Global Functions: Sales, Marketing, R&D, I.T. and Product Supply.

Nick is a veteran of the consumer packaged goods industry, with a track record of building global retail brands, including Burt’s Bees, Brita and Green Works.

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Jessica Alba

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, The Honest Company

Jessica Alba is founder and chief creative officer of The Honest Company, which she launched in 2012 with a mission to inspire and empower people to live a healthy life. She is also an actress, activist, and New York Times bestselling author.

The Honest Company sells products that are effective, safe, beautiful, accessible, and responsible. It is a trusted resource committed to providing education and support across its community of members. Its growing portfolio of more than 100 products addresses the ever-growing category needs of baby, personal care, home care, vitamins & supplements, and gear & more. The Honest Company now has a presence across the U.S. and Canada at Honest.com and in over 3,500 leading retail locations.

Since its inception, the mission-driven Company has donated nearly 600,000 products and over 2,700 employee volunteer hours to help more than 58,000 families. Honest has been honored with a wide range of recognitions and awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Los Angeles Region, ACG Award for Social Responsibility, PC Magazine’s Seal of Consumer Approval in Tech, an Allure Best of Beauty Award, as well as the Pioneer in Sustainability Award by the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles.
Jessica was among the top twenty of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, one of CNBC’s Next List of Rebels, Leaders and Innovators, and one of Fortune’s 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. She has been named to Vanity Fair’s Next Establishment, Entrepreneur of the Year at the UK Glamour Women of the Year Awards, and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. She has received the Entertainment Media Association’s Green Parent Award and the Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center Champion for Children Award.

In 2013 Jessica authored the New York Times bestselling book, The Honest Life, a practical guide for parents to create a safe and healthy life for their families.

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Brian Lee

Co-Founder, The Honest Company

Brian Lee is a serially successful entrepreneur who, at The Honest Company is implementing similar strategies to that which he pioneered at companies like ShoeDazzle and LegalZoom.

Founding ShoeDazzle in 2008, Brian’s innovations in technology and eCommerce have led to a business model that communicates inspiration, delight, and entertainment to a loyal and growing subscriber base. Brian also co-founded LegalZoom, a highly successful online consumer legal services company. Brian was formerly an attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP and a former Manager at Deloitte & Touche, LLP.

Brian graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics/Business from UCLA and received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law.

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Christopher Gavigan

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, The Honest Company

“Everything I stand for and all I’ve done over last 15 years has come to this moment,” he says of The Honest Company. “I’m thrilled to launch a brand that offers some of the most thoughtfully designed, innovative, and safest products available.”

Christopher Gavigan has devoted his life to helping families nurture the healthiest, happiest babies and children.

“Parents get a lot of advice about what to feed their children and how to baby-proof their home,” he says, “but many are still completely unaware of the toxic risks posed by everyday basics, like diapers, home cleaners, body washes, and laundry soaps. Yet, there’s growing consensus that some chemicals used in these products are linked to chronic diseases like asthma, ADHD, and even cancer.”

Christopher is the former CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World (national nonprofit empowering parents to protect their children from toxic risks), author of a best-selling book, and instrumental in catapulting health messages into millions of homes with a collaboration with WebMD.

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