Speaker Profile

Brian Keating
Vice President, Product Design / K-Swiss

As the Vice President of Product Design for K-Swiss, Brian oversees the global product direction of the brand, focusing on bringing the 50 year old brand back to prominence by preserving the brand’s rich heritage while bringing to life our modern brand position “sneakers for entrepreneurs.”  By collaborating with entrepreneurs like Gary Vaynerchuk on product concepts like the recently launched Gary V 004, K-Swiss has reached a whole new fan base of consumers with emotional connections to our brand.   Brian has been with K-Swiss for nearly 25 years, starting as a performance tennis footwear designer and working up to his current position.  Brian is originally from New York and has been in the involved in product design creation and innovation for 30 years.