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Angie Myung is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Poketo, a lifestyle brand and purveyor of design-driven wares. Established in 2003, Myung defines the overall Poketo aesthetic by curating Poketo's Los Angeles retail locations and online store. She has forged relationships with artists and designers locally and internationally and can take credit for Poketo's exclusive collections and thoughtful, difficult-to-find goods. The Poketo store and have garnered accolades from notable press including The New York Times, Refinery29,, Entrepreneur, Dwell, Sunset, and Wallpaper City Guides among others. Myung has served as a guest speaker at The Wharton School of Business, Dwell on Design, and Creative Mornings alongside her husband and Poketo co-founder Ted Vadakan.


The New Design Entrepreneur

Tuesday, May 5 • 3:00 – 3:45pm

Founded in 2003, Poketo started with just one product and an art show. Today, Poketo is a full-fledged design company and lifestyle brand with multiple retail locations in Los Angeles and has collaborated with retail giants including Target, Nordstrom, and Disney. In this session, the founders, Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, will discuss being part of the new generation of design entrepreneurs - from taking a leap of faith and launching their own products to developing a unique aesthetic and company with longevity - while inspiring attendees to do the same.

3 Main Takeaways:
  1. Taking the leap of faith in entrepreneurship.
  2. The process of developing your aesthetic and brand.
  3. How to grow your company for longevity.