Date: August 12, 2014
Madison Maxey has been been working in the fashion industry since age 15 with companies like Tommy Hilfiger, Nylon Magazine, and Peter Som. Maddy attended Parsons before taking a leave of absence to start her own clothing company. Madison Maxey Blazers led to a successful Kickstarter campaign. With a goal to combine all things technological and fashionable, she was accepted into the Thiel Fellowship for the class of 2013. Featured in New York Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Nylon Magazine, Maddy has been named a "Female Founder to Watch" by Women 2.0. Currently, Maddy spends her time building her newest venture, CRATED. In addition to wearable research, she sits on the board at the Urban Assembly Maker Academy and is resident entrepreneur at General Assembly.