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Who ever said sneakers are a hobby and don’t make money !??

If you are into sneaker culture or know about Nike than you will know that Nike is an idea factory. So this may not even be of a surprise to some…

Mark Parker, who is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nike. This is a company that serves as the foundation to the fastest growing fashion-based cultural movement.

A large part of what is going on with inspiration and design can be tied directly to hip hop culture. What a culture we are apart of… its aweome!

CONTINUE TO SEE MORE FROM NIKE CEO MARK PARKER

 

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A quote that is very useful and makes a lot of sense from Mark Parker and Nike-

‘Curiosity is life. Assumption is death. Look around. Be a sponge’

This is great for sneaker and hip hop culture and all the creative artists out there… as Nike is represented from ‘The World’s Most Creative C.E.O.” by Fast Company Magazine. Mark Parker is not your typical CEO of a $34 Billion business, as he loves behind the scene work but magically orchestrates the company.

 

Check out this cool interview as Mark Parker speaks of advice he received from Apple and Pixar’s Steve Jobs

 

 

CONTINUE TO SEE MORE FROM NIKE CEO MARK PARKER

 

[pagebreak] See Who Has Been Named ‘The World’s Most Creative CEO’

 

Mark Parker’s most private area described by him would his office, as it is filled with organized clutter, like KAWS and Lil’ Penny figurines (among other priceless collectibles) and tons of original artwork.

 

Nike gains a lot of inspiration from Music Artists, Athletes, and even Tattooists.

 

 

Mark Parker putting in work with Kanye West as they worked on the Nike Air Yeezy Project.

Nonetheless, Congrats to Nike and Mark Parker for continued success and Thank You for the inspiration.