Nobiyo Freshwear™ Co-founder, Deborah Perry Piscione is a serial entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker and innovation process expert. She is also a Principal and Co-Founder at Vorto Consulting, a Silicon Valley-based boutique-consulting firm dedicated to enabling companies to innovate and grow. Deborah is also the co-Founder and CEO of Desha Productions, Inc. (parent company of Betty Confidential and Alley to the Valley®), a content production studio, which creates content and community for the female audience.
Deborah’s books include Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn From the Innovation Capital of the World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), and her most recent book, The Risk Factor: Why Every Organization Needs Big Bets, Bold Characters and the Occasional Spectacular Failure (St. Martin’s Press, 2015). She is also is the co-author (with Dr. Julianne Malveaux) of a Washington Post bestseller entitled Unfinished Business: a Democrat and Republican Take on the 10 most Important Issues Women Face (Perigee, September 2002).
As a television and radio commentator, Deborah has appeared as a guest on the Today show, Wolf Blitzer Reports, The O’Reilly Factor, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Politically Incorrect, among others.
Nobiyo Freshwear™ Co-founder, Kevict Yen brings a pedigree of experience in product development, product marketing and manufacturing supply chain management. Kevict is Co-founder and Owner of Hyperthreads, Inc., an endurance sports apparel company based in Ogden, Utah specializing in highly customized and in-line designed apparel for cycling, running, multisport and casual segments.
Kevict is also Founder, Owner and Creative Director of ID ART, Inc., a Silicon Valley-based creative agency primarily focused on branding, campaign creation and visual production for product companies in the extreme and endurance sports markets.
Kevict is technically and creatively minded blending a degree in Physics with a personal passion for the arts and visual communication.