Melissa Gonzalez is the CEO and Founder of The Lionesque Group, which has produced over 100 pop-up retail experiences in New York City, LA, Austin, Puerto Rico and The Hamptons. The Lionesque Group guides clients throughout the entire lifecycle of the pop-up experience. Melissa is a regular guest on ABC News Radio where she discusses retail and marketing trends. She is also the author of The Pop-Up Paradigm: Building Human Connections in a Digital Age.
Tristan is co-founder of Storefront, the online marketplace that connects makers with retail space. Previously, he co-founded SocialEarth, the Huffington Post of social entrepreneurship. Born into a family of artists, Tristan spends his free time creating art, shooting photography, and speaking about urban innovation.
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